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Name: Krishnam Raju
DOB: January 20,1940
Birth Place: Asansol,West Bengal, India
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Recently Released Tamil Movies

Shivalinga 17-Feb-2017
Rum 17-Feb-2017
Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva 17-Feb-2017
Adhagappattathu Magajanangalay 17-Feb-2017
Julieum 4 Perum 17-Feb-2017

Upcoming Tamil Movies

Vizhithiru 24-Feb-2017
Ula 24-Feb-2017
Chennai 2 Singapore 24-Feb-2017
Savarakathi 24-Feb-2017
Nenjam Marappathillai 24-Feb-2017

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Other Works:

Became a thorough professional with the movie Rudhramadevi(2015).

Height:

5.10 in Feet Inches

Full Biography of Actor Krishnam Raju

Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju (born 20 January 1940) is a Telugu film actor. He was popularly known as 'Rebel Star' for his rebellious acting style. He was also the winner of the first ever Nandi Award for Best Actor.


Krishnam Raju starred in more than 183 Telugu films in his career and was a prominent actor of the 1970s and 1980s in Tollywood. He entered the films in 1966 with Chilaka Gorinka produced and directed by Kotayya Pratyagatma. He won 5 Filmfare Awards and 2 Nandi Awards.


Krishnam Raju acted in several blockbuster hit films like Jeevana Tarangalu (1973), Krishnaveni (1974), Bhakta Kannappa (1976), Amaradeepam (1977), Sati Savitri (1978), Katakataala Rudraiah (1978), Mana Voori Pandavulu (1978), Rangoon Rowdy (1979), Shri Vinayaka Vijayamu (1979), Sita Ramulu (1980), Taxi Driver (1981), Trishulam (1982), Dharmaatmudu (1983),Bobbili Brahmanna (1984), Tandra Paprayudu (1986), Marana Sasanam (1987), Vishwanatha Nayakudu (1987), Antima Theerpu (1988), Bava Bavamaridi (1993),Palnati Pourusham (1994).


After late 1990s, he became active in politics. He joined Bharatiya Janata Party and was elected to the 12th and 13th Lok Sabha from Kakinada and Narasapur constituencies. He served as a Minister of State for Ministry of External Affairs in the Third Vajpayee Ministry from 1999 to 2004. On 24 March 2009 he has joined Praja Rajyam Party founded by Chiranjeevi. In 2009 State Assembly elections he contested for M.P. seat from Rajahmundry and had Murali Mohan as a major opponent who contested on behalf of Telugu Desam Party. He has a nephew, Prabhas, who is also known as 'Young Rebel Star' and who is currently one of the most popular actors in Tollywood. Krishnam Raju has planned to launch his dream project "Okka Adugu" with Prabhas as the lead actor . He would be directing the movie.

News About Krishnam Raju

  • Rudhramadevi gets tax exemption
    [2015-10-09 16:52:00]
    Rudhramadevi" (Rudrama Devi), which is set to hit screens on 9 October, has got tax exemption from the Telangana government...
  • Rudhramma Devi to release on September 17
    [2015-08-27 19:42:00]
    The period drama film Rudhramadevi will be released on September 17. Due to delay in computer graphics and postproduction the release of the...

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