Actor Manchu Manoj was among the first to greet veteran director Dasari Narayana Rao, on the latter's 73rd birthday today, at his house in Jubilee Hills. Several other film personalities and artistes are trooping in to greet him. Dasari is just recovering from illness, for which he was admitted to a hospital recently. He performed puja and welcomed the friends and well-wishers at this house. Dasari Narayana Rao is a prominent Telugu film director and producer. He acted in numerous films and wrote dialogues and songs for many.