Telugu film producer Daggubati Ramanaidu (D Ramanaidu) passed away on Wednesday, 18 February, in Hyderabad after a long battle with cancer. He was 78.
For the past few months, Naidu, who was suffering from prostrate cancer, was undergoing treatment in a private hospital in Hyderabad.
He has produced more than 150 films in 13 languages. He also holds the Guinness Book of World Records for producing most number of films by an individual.
Naidu has also served as the Member of Parliament in the 13th Lok Sabha from 1999-2004.
Considering his contribution to the Kollywood industry, he received Dada Saheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009 and was also awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2012.
He is survived by two sons and a daughter - producer Suresh Babu, actor Venkatesh Daggubati and Daggubati Lakshmi.
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