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Date of Birth 17 January 1908Eluru, Andhra Pradesh, India
Date of Death 22 June 1994  (natural causes)
Birth NameAkkineni Lakshmi Vara Prasad Rao

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L.V. Prasad was born on January 17, 1908 in Eluru, Andhra Pradesh, India as Akkineni Lakshmi Vara Prasad Rao. He was a director and producer, known for Jeene Ki Raah (1969), Sharada (1957) and Bidaai (1974). He died on June 22, 1994.

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Was awarded the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award by the Government of India for his life-time contribution to Indian cinema in 1983.
Was the first person to be awarded the prestigious Raghupathy Venkaiah award by the State Government of Andhra Pradesh for his outstanding contribution to Telugu cinema in 1981.
Acted in Kalidas (1931) - the first Tamil Talkie, in _Bhakta Prahlada_ (1931) - the first Telugu talkie and Alam Ara (1931) - the first Hindi (Indian) talkie.
Indian postal department issued a commemorative postal stamp in his honor on September 5, 2006

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