First Day Covers India 2018 – B Nagi Reddy
India Post issued a postage stamp in the denomination of rupees five on 23 Feb 2018 on B Nagi Reddy. A FDC with stamps is listed.
Busipally Nagi Reddy ( 1912 -2004) was a Telugu Movie producer who was awarded Dada Sahib Phalke Award in 1986, National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada in 1965 and Filmfare award twice for Telugu Films.
He Produced Hindi films like Julie(1975) and Swarag Narak (1978).
He set up Vijaya Vauhini Studios in Chennai ,Started Andhra Jyothi Newspaper in 1945 and Children’s magazine Chandamama in July 1947.
He was served as Chairman Board of Trustees of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams between 1980 and 1983.