In the remembrance of veteran director Late Dasari Narayana Rao, the Telugu Film Director’s Association celebrates May 4th (Dasari’s birthday) as the Director’s Day every year.
In a latest initiative, the association has formed the trust named Telugu Film Directors Trust (TFDT) for the welfare of the upcoming and needy members of the association.
Veteran director K Raghavendra Rao is the Chairman of the association. The latest news is that Megastar Chiranjeevi has contributed Rs 25 Lakhs and ace director SS Rajamouli donated Rs 50 Lakhs for the trust. Furthermore, KRR donated Rs 10 Lakh donation and KRR’s production house RK Media donated another Rs 15 Lakhs.
Popular directors N Shankar (Managing Trustees), Mehar Ramesh (Treasurer) and VV Vinayak, Koratala Siva, Sukumar, Surender Reddy, Vamshi Paidipally, Harish Shankar, Boyapati Srinu, Nandini Reddy, Ram Prasad, Kasi and BVS Ravi are the trustees of the TFDT.