23 Jan 2017

Amazing Story About Ramoji Rao [Ramoji Film City]

ramoji rao

Cherukuri Ramoji Rao, better known as Ramoji Rao (born 16 November 1936), is an Indian businessman, film producer, educationist, journalist and media entrepreneur.

He is head of the Ramoji Group which owns, among other things, the world's largest film production facility, Ramoji Film City and film production company Ushakiran Movies, established in 1983.

He has garnered four Filmfare Awards South and the National Film Award for his works in Telugu cinema.

In 2016, he was selected to be honored with the Padma Vibhushan, India's second-highest civilian honor, for his contributions in journalism, literature, and education.

Ramoji Rao Personal life.

Ramoji Rao was born in Gudivada, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh State, into an agricultural family.

Companies owned by the "Ramoji group" include:

  • Margadarsi Chit Fund

  • Eenadu newspaper

  • ETV Group

  • Priya Foods

  • Ushakiran Movies

  • Ramoji Film City Hyderabad

  • Dolphin Group Of Hotels

  • Kalanjali Shopping Malls

  • Ramadevi Public Schools

  • Tara, Sitara luxury hotels In situated in Ramoji Film City Hyderabad

He is also the chairman of Dolphin group of hotels in Andhra Pradesh. Ramoji Rao younger son, Cherukuri Suman, died of cancer on 7 September 2012.

Ramoji Rao Group.

  • Margadasri Chit Funds PVT LTD established in October 1962, In a small rented office with two employees at Himayathnager, Hyderabad.

  • Priya Foods In 1980, the visionary Chairman of Ramoji Group, Sri Ramoji Rao created Priya. True to its tradition of Ramoji Group, Priya Foods is committed to providing you with the best flavors of India

  • Ushakiran Movies a film production company, Ushakiron Movies, of Ramoji group founded in 1983, has produced over 80 films in all major Indian languages such as Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali.

  • Mayuri Film Distributors came in a scientific approach to the film distribution.

  • Eenadu largest circulation newspaper in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

  • ETV NETWORK, Established in 1995 Eenadu Television Pvt Ltd has 3 channels by name ETV Telugu (General Entertainment) ETV Andhra Pradesh and ETV Telangana (News & Infotainment).

  • Ramoji Film City spread across a sprawling 2000 acres, set up by Ramoji Group in 1996, located in the Anaspur, Hayat Nagar(Mdl), Hyderabad is a dreamy celluloid journey. Certified by the Guinness World Records as the world’s largest ‘Film studio complex’.

  • Dolphins Group of Hotels and Tara, Sitara luxury hotels are the Ramoji Group of Hotels.

  • Kalanjali is a virtual treasure trove of Indian arts, crafts, and textiles, ‘Kalanjali’, where fine art meets real life, is an exclusive showroom that showcases India.

  • Ramadevi Public Schools established in 2002 by Ramadevi Trust.


Ramoji Rao coming project is "OM SPIRITUAL CITY"  constructing nearby Ramoji Film City Hyderabad, Telangana.

The main aim of this project is 108 temples in India constructs in one place.

Ramoji Rao: Awards and Honours.

  • Padma Vibhushan (2016) - Government of India.
Ramoji Rao: National Film Awards.

Ramoji Rao: Filmfare Awards.
  • Filmfare Best Film Award (Telugu) - Pratighatana (1985)

  • Filmfare Special Award - South for outstanding contributions towards Indian cinema (1998)

  • Filmfare Best Film Award (Telugu) - Nuvve Kavali (2000)

  • Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award - South (2004)
Rao's Family.

Ramoji Rao's Wife: Smt. Ramadevi

  1. Ch. Kiran(Elder Son)- Ch. Sailaja Kiran(w/o Kiran)

  2. Ch. Suman(Younger Son)-Ch.Vijayeswari(w/o Suman).


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  2. Dear Ramoji Rao, Good evening! How are you? I appreciate Ramoji Rao for many things he has been doing to enlighten the people in various ways! I like LIFE so much! My wife and I got enlightened on diabetes and she did many things to improve my health! I got treated by Dr Ravi Sankar of Appolo at Jubilee Hills and listened to his great clarification on diabetes! Thank you so much!
    I knew about the death of Dr. M. A. Obaiah who was one of the surgeons on Akkineni Nageswara Rao! The death of Krishna Murthy who wrote many novels & short stories at Chowdepalli! The death of Stephen Hawking, an excellent scientist & atheist! I felt sorrowful about their death but got inspired about the scientist's research in spite of ill-health! With warm regards, Sarat Babu Manchi