Jr. NTR Wiki, Bio, Age, Profile, Wife, Girlfriend, Images | Full Details : Jr. Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao faced several up and downs, hits, failures, and flops. Owned several awards and blockbusters, in his filming career. He owns two Filmfare awards for the movies Nannaku Prematho and Yama Donga, four CineMAA awards, and two state Nandi awards in his career. He became a high-paying actor in Telugu Film Industry and has been featured in Forbes’s 100 Celebrities list in 2012.
He acted in around 30 Telugu movies, among a few of them got disastrous failures, flops, hits, sleeper hit, and blockbusters. He proved as the best actor in Indian Film Industry and plays several roles in Telugu films.
Jr. NTR Wiki, Bio, Age, Profile, Wife, Girlfriend, Images | Full Details
Jr. NTR’s original name was Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Jr and he was also called some pet names by his nearest friends Tarak or Jr N.T.R. He was an Indian Telugu Cinema actor and well-known for his action movies. Most of his films are embedded with 80% action and remaining family and comedy. Tarak was born on 20 May 1983 to Nandamuri Harikrishna and Shalini Bhaskar Rao, his father was a former politician and actor who played several roles in Indian Telugu Cinemas.
Tarak was the grandson of former Indian Telugu actor and Prime Minister of Andhra Pradesh Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao. Tarak completed his school education at Vidyaranya High School and Intermediate at St. Mary’s College in Hyderabad. For some time he studied in Krishna District but was not known particularly.
Tarak is a well-trained dancer in Kuchipudi, he has a nephew Nandamuri Balakrishna was an actor and politician. Tarak is half brother of Kalyan Ram was an actor and producer in Telugu Film Industry.
Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao’s debut was made in 1991 with the film Brahmarshi Vishwamithra at the age of 7 and this film was directed by his grandfather including writer to it. After a long time at the age of 13, he played a leading role in a mythological film Ramayanam as the character Rama in 1997 in the direction of Ghunasekhar. National film award for best children’s Film owned by Ramayanam, in this film Rama Rao, got a critical appreciation for his character.
Student No. 1 was the film made by the debut director S.S Rajamouli introduced by Raghavendra Rao a popular Indian Telugu film Director in 2001. The film took too much time but it went onto a big success in his early career. Later, at the age of 17 Rama Rao acted in the romantic drama film Ninnu Choodalani, which was a commercial failure and disastrous in Rama Rao’s starting career that was directed by V. R Pratap.
Again in 2001, Tarak acted in a commercial film Subbu directed by Rudraraju Suresh Varma and it went on to be a big failure.
2002 was a successful year for Young Hero Jr N.T.R. We can say, Aadi was a commercial and action film made by debutant Director V. V Vinayak which went on to be a big superhit film and successfully earned money commercially as well. His character in this film was a serious role to take angry revenge on a landlord on behalf of his parent’s death.
In 2002 and 2003 he appeared in the films Allari Ramudu and Naaga directed by B. Gopal and A.M Ratnam both went on to be big failures commercially and were not satisfy family members and youth. B. Gopal was a successful action filmmaker but he can’t give success to Tarak by that time.
In 2003, the previous successful movie director of Student No.1 S.S Rajamouli collaborated with Jr. N.T.R and made a film Simhadri which was a blockbuster movie for both director and hero Tarak. This film breaks several records according to commercials and people’s points of view. The film was made with a budget of 8.5 crores and ended up as the highest-grossing Telugu film overall in the Telugu film industry at that time. With this film, he became the highest male-paid actor in Telugu Film Industry and he earned the title of Young Tiger.
In 2004, he acted in the film Andhrawala directed by Puri Jagannath was an action drama, and collected a failure image in the audience and biggest box office failure as well. He appeared in Samba, Na Alludu, Narasimhudu, and Ashok in 2004 and 2005, all of them got blockbuster failures in a row.
In 2006, Tarak appeared in the Krishna Vamsi film Rakhi which was a quiet success and was considered to be a positive reaction in society.
Srinivasa Rao was a realtor and businessman and his daughter Pranathi was the wife of Nanadamuri Taraka Rama Rao married on 5 May 2011. Their marriage was held in Hyderabad at Hitex Exhibition Center. Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao and his wife had two sons Abhay and Bhargav.
Political Campaign & Accident
Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao played an important role in the Campaign of the Telegu Desam Party in the 2009 election. With his appearance in the Telugu Desam Campaign, the party wins in the 2009 election. During the Campaign election, his car gets into an accident as he was a passenger in that car, and he and his companions were thrown out of the election campaign car at Suryapet with severe injuries.
Tarak announced a donation of ₹20 lacks to the CM relief fund for aiding the flood victims in 2009. Nandamuri Tarak Rama Rao announced and donated C20 lacks to the CM charity fund for aiding the flood victims in 2014 by HudHud Tufan. ₹5 lacks given to a fan family who died due to the stampede during the Aandhrawala audio launch.
Failures & Career Fluctuations
Yamadonga was the third super hit combinational movie in 2007 by N.T.R and S.S Rajamouli. Nandamuri Taraka Ramarao appears pretty awesome by reducing 20 kg of weight from his actual size and shocking the audience with his slim body. He played the character Raja as a thief in Yamadonga, suddenly he was caught dead due to his bad acts and was sentenced by Yamadarmaraju. Mohan Babu played Yamadarmaraju’s’s character in this film and this film got much appreciation from the audience and breaks several Telugu film industry records.
For this film, N.T.R received Film Fare Award for Best Actor, later he appeared in the Kantri movie in 2009 directed by debutant Meher Ramesh. But it could not get the best results and gets big failure. In the same year, he took several months of hiatus to campaign for the Telugu Desam Party election, and with his intervention, the party won with a higher majority in the election.
Another action and comedy film he signed for Adhurs movie under the direction of V.V Vinayak in 2010 and the film crossed over 300 million rupees and got the second biggest hit in the combination of Vinayak and Tarak. In this film, he played dual roles characters as a serious person and a priest.
Suddenly he switched to the romantic Movie Brindavanam directed by Vamsi Paidipalli in 2010, this was also collected good collection in the Telugu film industry, and Rama Rao was close to the family audience also.
In 2011 and 2012 he committed to three movies in order wise, Sakthi directed by Meher Ramesh in 2011, Oosaravelli directed by Surendar Reddy in 2011, and Dammu directed by Boyapati Srinu, all three collected average collections and didn’t reach the audience well.
2013 and Present Commercial Sucess
Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao played a don character in Badshah movie directed by Srinu Vaitla in 2013, this character Tarak looks in a beard and curly hair to look like Don and it became a sleeper hit in Telugu Industry. Around 50 days Badshah collected over 480 million Rupees, and this film was dubbed in both Malayalam and Hindi later.
After this movie he hadn’t gotten success in movies in 2013 except Badshah and this year was a disastrous year for Tarak. In 2013 he signed for the Ramayya Vasthavayya movie directed by Harish Shankar which would be the worst movie ever made by Rama Rao in his career.
He appeared in the Temper movie directed by Puri Jagannath in 2015 and got needed success after several failures. He played a corrupted cop character in this film, eventually, he will turn into a good cop at the end of the movie and this film got good appreciation from the audience as well as critics.
Rama Rao sported a new look in the Nannaku Prematho movie with a long beard and gelled hair directed by Sukumar in 2016 under the production of Reliance Entertainment. He has received a second Film Fare award for this movie for his performance. The film crossed the previous gross collection record of Badshah of ₹48.0 crore with ₹82.7 crore.
Later in 2016, he appeared in the Janatha Garage as a nature protector character movie directed by Koratala Shiva, this movie collected around ₹135.45 crore overall highest gross record in his career, and became the highest gross record in that year in Telugu Film Industry. He acted alongside a Malayalam actor Mohanlal who played a leading role in Janatha Garage.
He played a triple role character in the Jai Lava Kusa movie directed by K.S Ravindra in 2017 and this movie collected a gross of ₹13o.90 crore under the production of his half-brother Kalyan Ram.
In 2018 he signed for Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava directed by Trivikram Srinivas which also collected a gross of ₹195 crore and crossed the previous gross record of Jai Lava Kusa. He played a faction role character in the film to take revenge for his father’s death.
In 2022, he played a KomaramBeam character in an RRR movie directed by S.S. Rajamouli, in this character he shows his performance as betrayal, pain, and subjugation to the motherland. This film owned the OSCAR award for best song and lyrics and collected a huge gross collection of ₹1,316 crores is the only movie in the Indian Film Industry around the world.
He is playing a different character with a new look in his upcoming movie Devara directed by Koratala Shiva which would release in 2023 and was the second movie coming up in their combination. He is also committing to another movie under the production of Mythri Movie Makers and the direction of Prasanth Neel. Another film was signed to Yashraj Films and was the first debut for him in Hindi Cinema with a sequel to WAR movie. These are the future projects of Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao.
Nanadamuri Tarak Rama Rao hosted first time a reality show Bigg Boss for the first season. This show owned several television records and broadcasted on Star Maa, with his appearance in this show Star Maa’s ratings increased to the next level and his hosting received several appreciation from the fans and critics.
The next reality show he hosted was Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu which brings huge success to Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao in his Television Career. It was confirmed by the Star Maa unit to be continued as the host of this show in 2021.
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