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Dasari Narayana Rao ( 04 May 1947 - 30 May 2017) was born on 04 May, 1947 in Palakollu, West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter, dialogue writer, actor, lyricist, and politician known for his works in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada film industries and Indian Politics. Dasari has directed more than 151 feature films in a variety of genres, produced 53 films and worked in more than 250 films as a dialogue writer. He holds Limca World Record for directing the most number of films. He has received 2 National Film Awards, 9 state  Nandi Awards including the Raghupathi Venkaiah Award, and 4 Filmfare Awards South including the lifetime Achievement award. Dasari Narayana rao is one of the inspirations to start the DK Group.

Murukonda Keshava Rao ( 01 July 1947 - 04 December 2017 ) was born on 01 July, 1947 in Inkollu, Prakasam district, Andhra Pradesh, India. Mr. Keshava Rao was the Co-founder of Sri Dhanalakshmi Group established in the year 1974. Shri Dhanalakshmi Group is diversified into various industries like Cotton Ginning, Rice mill, Spinning and weaving mill, Oil division ( edible oil ), Power ( Hydel & Wind ) plant. He was also the chairman of Vijayaditya solvents and Kesava Hanuma oil mil. Murukonda Keshava Rao initially worked as Mechanic in his own workshop, Venkata Ramana Garage and grew up to establish a number of companies and factories. He was specialised in cotton and oil industries and worked for the same. Mr.Rao also Co-founded MRR Public School in Inkollu and has also built numbers of churches, Mosques and temples in and around his native town Chilakaluripet. He received many awards and felicitations for his works and contributions to his town, Chilakaluripet. Murukonda Keshava Rao was also one the inspirations to start the DK Group.


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