NEW DELHI : Hyderabad-based film production and distribution company Suresh Productions, known for its successes such as Tohfa, Ramudu bheemudu, Prem Nagar, Sri Krishna Tulabharam, Ahana Pellanta, Bobbili Raja, Indrudu Chandrudu, and Gopala Gopala, announced the launch of his own music label Suresh Productions Music.
“Continuing the legacy of cinema for over 50 years, Suresh Productions is pleased to launch the music label Suresh Productions Music. SP Music aims to serve as a platform to produce fine music and become an unwavering musical powerhouse, ”the company said in a statement.
The company also owns more than 400 cinema screens in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. It is a subsidiary of Rama Naidu Studios, founded by Daggubati Ramanaidu, father of Daggubati Suresh Babu, producer and Daggubati Venkatesh, actor of Telugu cinema and grandfather of Rana Daggubati and Naga Chaitanya – both actors of Telugu cinema .
In 1963, Ramanaidu teamed up with friends to co-produce the film with no commercial success. Anuragam (1963). Subsequently, he created his own production house Suresh Productions and produced Ramudu bheemudu (1964). Until the early 1970s, he sticks to Telugu cinema and directs films such as Pratagna Palana (1965), Sri Krishna Tulabharam (1966), Shree janma (1967), Paapa Kosam (1968) and Cipaye Chinnaiah (1969). In 1971, he produced Prem Nagar, with Akkineni Nageswara Rao and Vanisri. The film became a blockbuster, and its success prompted Tamil and Hindi remakes titled Vasantha Maligai (1972) and Prem Nagar (1974), respectively. Both versions were produced by him and enjoyed the same success. Namma Kuzhandaigal, Tirumangalyam, Madhurageetham, Kuzhandaikaga and Deiva Piravi are some of his Tamil productions which were made in the 1970s.
While frequently making films in Telugu and Tamil, he has diversified into the industries of Kannada, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali, Oriya, Gujarati, Bhojpuri, ‘Assamese and Punjabi. His Hindi films include Dildaar, Tohfa, Anari, Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain and Aaghaaz.
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