Popular producer and film director V B Rajendra Prasad, 82, died here on Monday night at Isha Hospital in Somajiguda. According to doctors attending on him, it is a natural death. He has been suffering from age related ailments. Veeramachaneni Babu Rajendra Prasad is known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema, a few Bollywood and Tamil films.
Other noted films of VB includes 'Bangaru Babu', 'Manchi Manushulu', 'Pichchimaraju', 'Bangaru Bommalu', 'Bharyabharthala Bandham'. He received Raghupati Venkaiah Naidu award Life Time Achievement in 2003 and KV Reddy Memorial Award in 2000. He has directed over 14 films, produced 16 films and introduced Jagapathi Babu with the film Simhaswapnam movie
As a producer he produced all time hits like 'Dasara Bullodu','Aradhana', 'Aathmabalam', 'Anthasthulu', 'Adhrushtavanthulu', 'Akkachellellu','Bharyabharthala Bandham', 'Killer' etc. Rajendra Prasad's 'Antastulu' has won a national award in 1965. He was a recipient of Raghupathi Venkaiah award. Tollywood actors who were shocked to hear the news expressed their condolences to the family.