Film-maker L V Prasad expired on this day in 1994. If he were still here, he would have been 110 years old, this year. Born Akkineni Lakshmi Vara Prasada Rao, L V Prasad was the producer, director, actor and cinematographer of Indian movies. He is famous for making movies for the family audience. He won the Dadasaheb Phalke Award as well for his contribution to movies. He has bagged many other awards and accolades for his work. He was not only a pioneer in Indian cinema, but he also got a chance to work in the first talkies of Hindi – Alam Ara (1931), Telugu – Bhakta Prahalada (1931) and Tamil – Kalidas (1931).
Bollywood and L V Prasad: Some songs from his Bollywood movies are:
Hum tum yug yug se… Milan (1967) He only produced this movie.
The following songs are from movies, which he produced and directed:
O Chand jahan woh jayen… Sharada (1957)
Jaon kahan bata aye dil… Chhoti Behen (1959)
Gori chalo na hans ki chaal… Beti Bete (1964)
Usko nahin dekha… Daadi Maa (1966)
Ik banjara gaye… Jeene Ki Raah (1969)
Chhodo kalai main doongi duhai… Shaadi Ke Baad (1972)
Kabhi khole na tijori ka taala… Bidaai (1974)
Teri palkon mein kajal… Jay-Vijay (1977)