|Occupation Actor, Writer|
Died 1997, Hyderabad
Role Character actor
|Name M. Reddy|
Years active 1960-1988
Education Osmania University
|Born 8 October 1935 (age 80) (1935-10-08) Thungathurthi,Kethapally mandal,Nalgonda Telangana, India|
Parents Lakshma Reddy, Kausalya Reddy
Awards Nandi Award for Best Actor, Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actor, Nandi Award for Best Story Writer
Movies Pandanti Kapuram, Gorintaku, Yamagola, Mahamantri Timmarusu, Sommokadidhi Sokokadidhi
Similar People Dasari Narayana Rao, S Rajeswara Rao, N T Rama Rao, K V Mahadevan, K S R Das
Sitara Movie - Bhanupriya, M Prabhakar Reddy Good Scene
Mandadi Prabhakar Reddy (1935–1997) was an Indian film character actor, known for his works in Telugu cinema. He acted in over 472 films over three decades. He wrote stories for several acclaimed films, including Karthika Deepam. The "Dr. M Prabhakara Reddy Chalana Chitra Karmika Chitrapuri" in Manikonda, Hyderabad, is named in his honor.
He was born in Thungathurthi, Nalgonda, Telangana, India to Lakshma Reddy and Kausalya.
After primary education in Suryapet town, he did his intermediate course from City College, Hyderabad. He did his medical education from Osmania Medical College under Osmania University, Hyderabad between 1955 and 1960.
Prabhakar Reddy debuted in the film Chivaraku Migiledi, directed by Gutta Ramineedu, in 1960, in which he acted as a psychiatrist. He acted in about 472 films during the next three decades.
He wrote stories for about 21 Telugu films. Some of them were highly successful. They include Pandanti Kapuram, Pacchani Samsaram, Dharmatmudu, Grihapravesam, Gandhi Puttina Desam, Karthika Deepam and Naaku Swatantram Vacchindi. He wrote and directed the film Comrade (1996), which featured lyrics by K. G. Satyamurthy and Masterji.
He gave the stage name for famous Telugu actress Jayaprada, originally Lalitha Rani, and introduced her in a three-minute song in the Telugu film Bhoomi Kosam in 1976.
He died in 1997 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.