1500/-), Pratijnaa Paalana (as Narada, for Rs. See the top 50 Tamil movies as rated by IMDb users – from evergreen hits to recent chartbusters. He recommended to the director Vasu Menon to give me a couple of songs too, which were also hits!

Evari Chakkani Vadu video song from Khaidi Kalidasu Telugu movie on mango music, ft. Shoban Babu, Mohan Babu, Deepa. Indeed, he was also good friend to many other heroines of my time. Though Veeraabhimanyu celebrated a hundred-day run in eleven centers, I had not got many solo hero roles. Sobhan Babu: That's why I wanted to retire... while I was still a saleable hero, I mean! Today everyone is practicing yoga and fitness has become new mantra but he was the first hero in Tollywood who shown the path. It became a decent hit and people started knowing me by face... 750/-), etc. Check out the Indian movies with the highest ratings from IMDb users, as well as the movies that are trending in real time.

(Laughs) Well, yeah, I retired when I was running on 59. It's an absolute truth, and I had it on my mind always...

Today, almost sixty families depend on our business. Adapaduchu was our first film. (pedavula paina sangeetam... and intElE nirupEdala batukulu...), but the film was not a hit, though I did make a name with that film. The "Most Anticipated New Indian Movies and Shows" widget tracks the real-time popularity of relevant pages on IMDb, and displays those that are currently generating the highest number of pageviews on IMDb. This FAQ is empty. Illalu At this time, I was married and even had kids, and I thus needed to earn to make a living not just for me but for my own family. The only one that comes to anyone's mind after reading this much is 'Natabhushana' Sobhan Babu. (Laughs) I wanted to become a hero like him too, and thus joined there to start my career like he did! How come you didn't get tempted by any of those? Use the HTML below. See the top 50 Tamil movies as rated by IMDb users – from evergreen hits to recent chartbusters. ), K. Viswanath gaaru (Chelleli Kaapuram, Saarada, Jeevana Jyothi, Prema Bandham, etc. Soon many films followed. It was Gemini's Manushulu Maaraali that gave me a solo hero hit finally, and brought me the so-called "star status". When I entered into the movie filed, he was already a huge star. Sobhan Babu: How can I say only a couple of names? Born as the eldest son to a farmer Suryanarayana Rao gaaru and housewife Rama Tulasamma, I have three sisters Dhanaranga, Jhansi, and Nirmala, and a brother Sambasiva Rao. (The film holds the record of being the last 100-day black-and-white film in Secunderabad!) To retire respectably is better than to retire when audience start rejecting me!

But with Sobhan's wife, not an attractive woman, people linked him to Jayalalitha with whom he has done many films. It was cordial meet and he expressed to work with me. And then came my first real solo hit Manushulu Maaraali in 1969. They both helped me in getting a foothold in the filmdom. Reddy gaaru. I cannot leave out anyone really! He is an atheist, but used to like Lord Budda and mother Theresa. Sobhan Babu: It was Keelugurram. Contribute to IMDb. (1981). Sri: Please tell us about your childhood, sir!

One of those plays was "Punarjanma", which made me a bit famous locally as an actor, giving me enough drive to catch a train to Madras!

But, this period also gave me the stability and confidence to became a big hero like Nageswara Rao gaaru and Ramarao gaaru.

Within a month I had got the offer to do a heroine role in the film Raju Veedale, then came Soggadu. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Did you get any offers right away? I joined the Law College there and attended classes in the morning, roamed around studios and producers' offices in the afternoon with an album full of my photos in hand. Sobhan Babu: Like I said, I was not poured with offers though Veeraabhimanyu was a big success. Reddy gaaru made two films with me as a solo hero, Bharya and Kalasina Manasulu, but of them ended up as flops. Sobhan Babu: Though I have a lot of respect for films, I should admit that I know the job is practically very tough.