Tollywood Film Industry has lost another veteran director this month. Senior director Tatineni Ramarao, who was suffering from different health issues, breathed his last at midnight in Sriramchandfa Medical College, Chennai. He was 84.
Ace director Tatineni Ramarao garu was born in 1938 at Kapileswarapuram in the Krishna district. He entered the film industry in 1966 and made his debut with Navaratri.
He directed more than 70 films in Telugu and Hindi. Yamagola, Jeevana Tarangalu, Dorababu, Aalumagalu, Anuraga Devatha, and Nyayaniki Sankellu, Prateekaar are a few remarkable movies directed by him. He also worked as an assistant director for the movies directed by his cousin Tatineni Prakashrao and Kotaiah Pratyagatma. The final rituals will happen this evening.