NTR Biography, Popular & Mythological Films, Awards..

NTR

Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao also known as NTR was a famous Indian actor in Telegu film industry. He also worked as a director and producer. On 29 March 1982 he established a political party known as TDP (Telugu Desam Party) in Andhra Pradesh state and served as chief minister for seven years.

NTR’s personal information

He was born on 28 May 1923 in Nimmakuru which was in Madras presidency during British India. He married Basavatarakam in the year 1942 and had twelve children-eight sons and four daughters. His wife Basavatarakam died in the year 1985. After her death NTR married Lakshmi Parvati in 1993. Rama rao died on 18 January 1996 at the age of 72 due to cardiac arrest.

NTR's Wife  Basavatarakam
NTR’s with wife Basavatarakam

​NTR’s film career

NTR started his film career with a small role as a police man in  Mana Desam movie in 1949 then he had a lead role in Shavukaru and Palletoori pilla movie in 1950. He became famous by Pathala Bhairavi movie which was released in the year 1951. He acted in many mythological movies. The mythological movie he acted, Mayabazar was a blockbuster movie in which he was portrayed as Lord Krishna. He played the character of Lord Krishna in seventeen movies. One of his movie Lava Kusa, in which he played the role of Rama collected 10 million rupees in 1963.

NTR Popular Movies

Movie Year Heroine
Pelli Chesi Chudu1952Savitri
Missamma1955Savitri
Maya Bazaar1957Savitri
Gundamma katha1962Savitri
Raktha Sambandham1962Savitri
Narthanashala1963Savtri
Badi Panthulu1972Anjali Devi
Nippulanti Manishi1974Devika
Daana Veera Soora Karna1977Sharada
Yamagola1977JayaPradha
NTR Popular Movies
NTR In  Gundamma katha
NTR In Gundamma katha

In his later years NTR became a screen writer and producer. He produced many movies which include his own movies as well as movies of other actors. He produced through his film production house National Art Theater pvt ltd in Madras and later Ramakrishna studios in Hyderabad. He was very dedicated to his profession, he would work hard to give a best and realistic character in his movies. For his role in the movie Narthanashala(1963) he learnt Kuchipudi dance at the age of 40. He acted in more than 300 movies.

NTR In   Shavukaru
NTR In Shavukaru
OrderMovie nameYearHeroine
1st movieMana Desam1949Krishnaveni
2nd movieShavukaru1950 Sowcar Janaki
50th movieSarangadhara1957P. Bhanumathi
100th movie Savathi Koduku 1963Sowcar Janaki
150th movieNirdoshi1967Savitri
200th movieAdrusta Jathakudu1971Vanisri
250th movieLawyer Vishwanath1978Jayasudha
288th movieSrinath Kavi
Sarvabhowmudu
1993 Jayasudha

NTR’s Mythological Movies

MovieRoleYearHeroine
Maya RambhaNalakubharudu1950Anjali Devi
Maya BazaarSri Krishna1957Savitri
Vinayaka chavithi Sri Krishna 1957Jamuna
Sathi AnasuyaKaushikudu1957 Anjali Devi,
Jamuna
Panduranga MahatyamPandarikudu1957 Anjali Devi
BhookailasRaavana1958 Jamuna
Sri Venkateshwara Mahatyam Lord Vishnu 1960 Savitri
Deepavali Sri Krishna 1960 Savitri
Seetharama KalyanamRaavana1961B. Saroja Devi
Sathi SulochanaMeghanandhudu1961 Anjali Devi
BhishmaBhishma1962 Anjali Devi
DakshayagnamLord Shiva1962Devika
Sri Krishnarjuna yuddham Sri Krishna 1963S. Varalakshmi
Valmiki Valmiki 1963Rajasulochana
Lava KushaSri Rama1963Anjali Devi
NarthanashalaArjuna 1963Savitri
Sri Satyanarayana MahatyamLord Vishnu1964Krishna Kumari
Babruvahana Arjuna 1964L. Vijayalakshmi
Ramadasu Sri Rama 1964Anjali Devi
Paandava VanavasamBhimudu1965Savitri
SatyaharishchandraHarishchandra1965S. Varalakshmi
PrameelaarjuneeyamArjuna1965B. Saroja Devi
VeerabhimanyuArjuna1965Rajasree
Sri krishna PandaveeyamDuryodhana, Sri krishna1966K.R. Vijaya
Sri krishna thulabharamSri krishna1966Jamuna
Sri krishna avatharamSri Krishna1967Devika, Kanchana
Sri krishna vijayamSri Krishna1970Jamuna
Sri krishna SatyaSri Krishna1971Jayalalitha
Sri krishnaanjaneya yuddham Sri Krishna 1972Devika, Vanisree
Sri Raamaanjaneya yuddham Sri Rama1975B. Saroja Devi
DanaveerashoorakarnaKarna, Duryodhana,
Sri Krishna
1977Sharada
Sathi savitriYama dharma1978Anjali Devi
Sri Rama PattabhishekamRaavana1978Jamuna
Sri madvirata parvamSri Krishna, Arjuna, Duryodhana, Brihannala, Kichaka1979Prabha, Vanisree
Sri Tirupati VenkateswarakalyanamLord Venkateswara1979Jayasudha, Jayapradha
Brahmarshi VishwamitraRaavana, Vishwamitra1991
NTR Mythological Movies
NTR as Sri Krishna
NTR as Sri Krishna

NTR as an actor, director, writer and producer won many awards.

Awards

AwardYearCategoryFilm
Film fare award 1972Best actorBadi Panthulu
Nandhi award1974Best story writerTatamma kala
Rashtrapati award1954Best actingRaju Peda
Rashtrapati award1963Best actingLava Kusha
National Film award1954Best featured film
In telugu
Thodu
Dongalu
National Film award1960Best featured film
In telugu
Sita rama
Kalyanam
National Film award1968Best featured film
In telugu
Varakatnam
Awards

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