Dasari Narayana Rao is a popular writer, director, actor, journalist, publisher, and film producer. He was born at Palakullu, in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on 4th May 1947. On the occasion of the 76th birthday of Dasari Narayana Rao, Telugu film industry people has remembered him. Some of the movies like Thata Manavadu, Swargam Narakam, Premabhishekam, Swayamvaram, Majnu, Mamagaru, Gorintaku, Thoorpu padamara, Sivaranjani, Meghasandesam, Balipeetam, Chillarakottu Chittemma, Sardar Paparayudu, Osey Ramulamma are the best amongst the 150 odd films directed by Dasari Narayana Rao. Dasari Narayana Rao was a formal central minister.