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B A Subba Rao

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Name  B. Subba
Role  Film producer
Died  March 13, 1987

Awards  Filmfare Award for Best Film – Telugu
Movies  Chenchu Lakshmi, Palletoori Pilla, Bhishma, Bhale Thammudu, Moogana Sedu
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Bugata Venkata Subba Rao, better known as B. A. Subba Rao (died 1987), is a Telugu film producer and director. He is recipient of Raghupathi Venkaiah Award for his lifetime contribution of Telugu cinema and one Filmfare Award.

He started his career in 1950 with Palletoori Pilla as story, screenplay writer, director and producer. He is the person who gave N. T. Rama Rao, the versatile actor politician, the first chance as a hero in this film. It was a minor commercial hit and both Subba Rao and Rama Rao gained a good reputation from it.

He has produced some films like Raju Peda, Chenchu Lakshmi, and Bhishma under the banner of B.A.S.Productions.

He made Raju Peda in 1954 with N. T. Rama Rao and Sudhakar in lead roles. It is a remake of the novel by Mark Twain and Hollywood movie The Prince and the Pauper.


  1. Palletoori Pilla in 1950 (story, screenplay, producer and director)
  2. Tingu Ranga in 1952 (producer and director)
  3. Aada Bratuku in 1952 (director)
  4. Shyamala in 1952 (director)
  5. Raju Peda in 1954 (producer and director) Filmfare Best Film Award (Telugu)
  6. Palle Paduchu in 1954 (director)
  7. Rani Ratnaprabha in 1955 (producer and director)
  8. Chenchu Lakshmi in 1958 (producer and director)
  9. Illarikam in 1959 (producer)
  10. Sahodari in 1959 (director)
  11. Bhishma in 1962 (producer and director)
  12. Devata in 1965 (director)
  13. Pedda Akkayya in 1967 (director)
  14. Bhale Tammudu in 1969 (director)
  15. Amayakuralu in 1971 (director)
  16. Sati Anasuya in 1971 (director)
  17. Ram Raheem in 1974
  18. Moguda? Pellama? in 1975
  19. Sati Savitri in 1977 (director)
  20. Chilipi Krishnudu in 1978 (director)
  21. Sita Ramudaite in 1979 (director)
  22. Mugana Sedu in 1980 (director)
  23. Thayiya Madilalli in 1981 (director)
  24. Thayi Mamathe in 1985 (director)
  25. Yella Hengasirinda in 1986
  26. Thavarumane Udugore in 1991
  27. Mangalya in 1991


B. A. Subba Rao Wikipedia

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