N. T. Rama Rao
|Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao|
May 28, 1923|
Nimmakuru, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Died||January 18, 1996
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Known for||Cinema, Politics|
|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|
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.
- "Profile and Filmography". www.imdb.com.