D Rajendra Babu is a Kannada screenplay writer and filmmaker. He was born on 30th of March in the year 2013. His birthplace was in Bangalore, India. Had had directed more than 50 movies of several types. Most of them are emotional ones. His nickname is Babu. In 1980, he started working in the Kannada film industry. Later, he became a filmmaker. He worked with famous directors like K.S.R. Das,
Rajendra Singh Babu, and V. Somashekhar. His position was an associate.
Babu made his first independently directed cinema titled Jiddu. It featured Jayamala and
Tiger Prabhakar. His first picture was not a super hit. However, he made several hits in the industry including Naanu Nanna Hendthi and Swabhimaana. He also worked in Hindi screenplays like Pyaar Karke Dekho. In 1984, he directed Kalinga Sara. Nazir Narayan produced it.
Shankar Nag, Vajramuni, Manjula, and
Thoogudeepa Srinivas starred in it. He came up with Hosa Ithihaasa in 1984. In 1985, another Kannada based romantic cinema titled Swabhimana was produced. The lead characters were played by V. Ravichandran, Tiger Prabhakar, Aarthi, and Mahalakshmi. B.N. Gangadhar produced it.
Shankar Ganesh composed the music for it.
Coming up next, he wrote and directed Naanu Nanna Hendthi in 1985. N. Veeraswamy produced it. Urvashi and V. Ravichandran are the leads in it. Rajendra Babu had made the remake of it in Hindi industry and named it as Pyaar Karke Dekho. In this, Shankar Ganesh composed music. In 1986, he made a Kannada and Malayalam based picture with the titles Asambhava and Rekthadhishekam. In 1987, he wrote and made Olavina Udugore in Kannada, and Pyaar Karke Dekho in Hindi.
In 1989, he came with two Kannada films named
Yuga Purusha and Samsara Nuke. Yuga Purusha is the sequel to Karz. In 1990, he came with Chakravarthy and Ramarajyaadalli Rakshasa. In 1991, he directed Kaala Chakra and Ramachaari. He also wrote for Kaala Chakra. Ramachaari was the remake of the Tamil movie Chinna Thambi. In 1992, he wrote and made Sriramchandra. In 1993, he came with Ananya. Other next year productions and screenplays of him were Handa Thavaru, Karolina Koogu, Appaji, Jeevanadhi, Jodi Hakki, Kurubana Rani, Yale Neenu Cheluve, Habba, Devara Maga,
Krishna Leela, Preethse, Yaar Nee Abhimani, Diggajaru, Gandhi, Naanu Naane,
Swathi Muthu, Encounter Dayanayak, Auto Shankar,Uppi Dada MBBS, Bindaas, Bombaat, and Aryan. All of these have made in the Kannada language.
He married Sumithra, who is an actress. They had two daughters named Nakshatra and Umashankari. Rajendra Babu did on 2nd of November 2013 due to a heart attack.