N. T. Rama Rao
Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao
|Died||January 18, 1996 (aged 72)|
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Known for||Cinema, Politics|
|Successor||Nara Chandrababu Naidu|
|Political party||Telugu Desam Party|
|Spouse(s)||Basavarama Taraka Rama Rao, Lakshmi Parvathi (Married in 1994)|
|Children||sons Jayakrishna, Saikrishna, Harikrishna, Mohankrishna, Balakrishna, Ramakrishna, Jayasankarkrishna, and daughters Lokeswari, Purandeshwari, Bhuvaneswari, Umamaheswari|
|Relatives||Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Daggubati Venkateswara Rao|
Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (Telugu:నందమూరి తారక రామా రావు)(28 May 1923–18 January 1996), more commonly known as N.T. Rama Rao, NTR by his fans, or Anna garu, was an Indian movie actor, director, producer, and politician. He founded the Telugu Desam Party and served three times as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. His movies included mythological, social, and folk themes. He was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in the 1960s for his work in Telugu cinema. After acting, Rao became a political activist and party leader.
References[change | change source]
- "N.T. Rama Rao (1923 - 1995): A messiah of the masses". www.hindu.com. The Hindu. Archived from the original on 2003-03-14. Retrieved 2008-04-19.
- "Profile and Filmography". www.imdb.com.