NT Rama Rao

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Birthday
29, 1923
Birthplace
Nimmakuru, India
Death Date
Jan 18, 1996 (72)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
29, 1923
Birthplace
Nimmakuru, India
Death Date
Jan 18, 1996 (72)

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This politician and Chief Minister of the Indian State of Andhra Pradesh also had a highly successful career as a movie actor, producer, and director, earning Filmfare Awards for his roles in Raju Peda and Badi Panthulu and National Film Awards for his directing work on Varakatnam.

Before Fame

He began his screen acting career by playing a small role in the 1949 film Mana Desam.

Trivia

In the early 1980s, he established an Indian political party called the Telugu Desam Party (TDP).

Family Life

His two marriages -- to Basavatarakam and fellow politician Lakshmi Parvathi -- produced a total of twelve children.

Associated With

His grandson, Nandamuri Kalyan Ram, also had a successful career as a screen actor.

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