Prabhakar Reddy

Date of Birth: October 08, 1935
Occupation:
Supporting Cast
Years Active:
1960-1988
Prabhakar Reddy
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Dr. Mandadi Prabhakar Reddy (Telugu: మందడి ప్రభాకర్ రెడ్డి) better known as Prabhakar Reddy M.B.B.S. (1935–1997) was a versatile Telugu Character actor and Story Writer of Andhra Pradesh, India. He has acted in over 472 films in three decades. He wrote stories for several acclaimed films like Karthika Deepam. The "Dr. M Prabhakara Reddy Chalana Chitra Karmika Chitrapuri" in Manikonda, Hyderabad is named in honor of him.

He was born in Thungathurthi, Nalgonda, Andhra Pradesh, India. His parents are Lakshma Reddy and Kausalya. After primary education in the village, he did Intermediate course from City College, Hyderabad. He did his medical education from Osmania Medical College under Osmania University, Hyderabad between 1955-1960.

Prabhakar Reddy debuted in the film Chivaraku Migiledi directed by Gutta Ramineedu in 1960. He has acted as Psychiatrist. He has acted in about 472 films during the next three decades. He wrote stories for about 21 Telugu films. Some of them are highly successful. They include Pandanti Kapuram, Pacchani Samsaram, Dharmatmudu, Grihapravesam, Gandhi Puttina Desam, Karthika Deepam and Naaku Swatantram Vacchindi. He gave the name for famous Telugu actress Jayaprada, originally Lalitha Rani, and introduced her in a three minute song in the Telugu film, Bhoomi Kosam in 1976.