The Department of Posts, Government of India, is releasing a commemorative postagestamp in the memory of Late L V Prasad on 5th September 2006 in Hyderabad.
The postage stamp will be released by the Union Minister of State for Communications and IT, Dr Shakeel Ahmad. The function is to be presided over by Dr Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh in the presence of Union Minister of State for Coal, Dr Dasari Narayana Rao.
L V Prasad, a Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner, is a legendary name in the history of
Indian Cinema. His passion for cinema is exhibited in all his films including such memorable hits like Gruha Pravesham, Ilavelpu, Sharada, Milan, Khilona, Daadi Maa, Manohara, Missamma and Ek Duje Ke Liye to name a few.
His vision was to contribute to the growth of the film industry and he established state of the art post production facilities across India, notably Prasad Film Laboratories. The L.V.Prasad Eye Institute in Hyderabad was established to provide world class eye care to the poor and need at free of cost.
L V Prasad passed away in 1994. His goal of providing complete wholesome family entertainment and film related education was carried forward by his son, Ramesh Prasad
by the opening of The Prasads Multiplex and IMAX Theatre in Hyderabad and L.V.Prasad
Film & TV Academy in Chennai.
Today the Prasad Group started by L V Prasad is 50 years old and has facilities and offices in India, Singapore, Dubai and Hollywood.
The function will be attended by noted personalities including Dr Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Dr Gullapalli Nageswara Rao, Kamal Haasan, DVS Raju, Ramoji Rao and various other film personalities and Government officials.
Please contact the Prasad Labs at 2355-3018, 2355-3017 for further details.