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Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao is a Actor and Playback Singer Indian born on 20 may 1983 at Hyderabad (Inde)

Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao

Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao
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Birth name Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao
Nationality Inde
Birth 20 may 1983 (37 years) at Hyderabad (Inde)
Awards Filmfare Awards South, Nandi Awards

Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Jr. (born 20 May 1983), widely known as Jr. NTR is an Indian film actor, known for his work exclusively in Telugu cinema, and an accomplished Kuchipudi dancer. He is the grandson of veteran Telugu actor and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. T. Rama Rao. In 1996, he starred as a child artist in Ramayanam, which won the National Film Award for Best Children's Film for that year. He achieved his breakthrough with the blockbuster film Student No.1. He is famous for his roles in successful films such as Aadi (2002), Simhadri (2003),Yamadonga (2007), Adhurs (2010), Brindavanam (2010), Baadshah (2013) and Temper (2015).
In his film career, Jr. NTR has worked in twenty seven films till date, two as child artist & one as cameo and twenty four as a lead actor. He has won two state Nandi Awards, one Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award and three CineMAA Awards. Other than films he is the brand ambassador for several brands such as Malabar Gold, Himani Navratna Hair Oil and Zandu Balm in Andhra Pradesh. He was listed 66th in Forbes India top 100 Celebrities for 2012 with an annual income of ₹19Crore(US$3.042 Million). Jr. NTR is also involved in politics and is currently an active member of his paternal grandfather's political party, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP).


He is the half-brother of actor and producer, Nandamuri Kalyan Ram, the nephew of actor and politician Nandamuri Balakrishna and politician and current Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu, and the cousin of actor Taraka Ratna and politician Nara Lokesh.

Jr. NTR married Narne Lakshmi Pranathi, the daughter of Narne Srinivasa Rao, the owner of the Telugu news channel Studio N and a relative of Nara Chandrababu Naidu, on 5 May 2011 at Hitex Exhibition Center, Madhapur. They have one son, Abhay Ram.

Usually with

(21 films)
M. S. Narayana
M. S. Narayana
(16 films)
Raghu Babu
Raghu Babu
(12 films)
(12 films)
Venu Madhav
Venu Madhav
(11 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (30 films)

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Jai Lava Kusa, 2h25
Directed by K. S. Ravindra
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Niveda Thomas, Brahmanandam, Rashi Khanna, Ronit Roy, Amanchi Venkata Subrahmanyam (AVS)
Roles Jai / Raavan, Lava Kumar, & Kusa
Rating48% 2.4081452.4081452.4081452.4081452.408145
Bala Subramanyam alias Subbu (Jr. NTR) is a college student who is loved by each and everyone for his cool nature and lovable philosophy of keeping his head cool all the time. Neeraja (Sonali Joshi) is a Good Samaritan who keeps on donating money anonymously to fund 25 seats in the college in which Subbu is studying. Subbu is curious to know about the person who is donating that money.
Rudhramadevi, 2h38
Genres Drama, Action, Historical
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Political films, LGBT-related films, Same-sex marriage in film, Films about royalty, LGBT-related film
Actors Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati, Mahesh Babu, Prakash Raj, Ravi Teja, Madhumitha
Roles Gona Ganna Reddy .
Rating58% 2.9496852.9496852.9496852.9496852.949685
Ganapatideva, was the emperor of the Kakatiya dynasty who ruled from Orugallu. Rudrama was formally designated as a son and given the male name of Rudradeva, through the ancient Putrika ceremony. Rudrama Devi begins to rule the kingdom jointly with her father as his co-regent from 1259–60 under the name of Rudradeva Maharaja.
Temper (2015)
, 2h27
Directed by Puri Jagannadh
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Actors Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Kajal Agarwal, Prakash Raj, Ajaz Khan, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Brahmanandam
Roles Dhaya
Rating73% 3.6979153.6979153.6979153.6979153.697915
Daya is an orphan who grows up learning that a police's life is a happy one with lots of money coming in the form of bribes which inspires him to become a police officer. After years, he becomes a corrupt, cunning, manipulative and ruthless sub inspector of police. He is transferred to Vishakhapatnam where he forms an immediate friendship with the local don Waltair Vasu by releasing his four brothers Ravi, Mani, Varun and Sundeep from the jail who were arrested for smuggling. Daya's attitude does not go well with his subordinate Narayana Murthy, a sincere police constable. He tries to oppose Daya's deeds which go vain.
Rabhasa (2014)
, 2h23
Genres Comedy, Action
Actors Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Pranitha Subhash, Brahmanandam, Jayasudha Kapoor, Nassar
Roles Karthik
Rating50% 2.5058552.5058552.5058552.5058552.505855
Karthik(Jr. NTR) returns to India after completing his graduation in the United States and his mother(Jayasudha) decides to get him married to her brother Dhanunjay's(Sayaji Shinde) daughter Indu(Samantha Ruth Prabhu). When Karthik's father(Nassar) goes to Dhanunjay's house to ask the same, he gets insulted. Dhanunjay plans to be a Mayor and Karthik decides to teach him a lesson and marry his daughter. Firstly, he kills the possibilities of Dhanunjay turning a Mayor. Later he joins Indu’s college to somehow convince her for the marriage where he encounters Bhagyam(Pranitha Subhash) who falls in love with him whom he misunderstood as Dhanunjay's daughter. Conflicts rise between Karthik and Indu which builds their rivalry. By the time he comes to know that Indu is his cousin and not Bhagyam, he broke up with Bhagyam because of Indu's revenge.
Baadshah (2013)
, 2h35
Directed by Srinu Vaitla
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Romance
Themes Gangster films
Actors Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Kajal Agarwal, Navdeep, Adithya Menon, Mukesh Rishi, Ritu Varma
Roles Rama Rao / Baadshah
Rating64% 3.249083.249083.249083.249083.24908
Sadhu Bhai (Kelly Dorji) is a notorious mafia leader who escaped India after various terrorist attacks and conquered the underworld of the entire southeast Asia, and no one dares to challenge Sadhu Bhai. Baadshah (N. T. Rama Rao Jr.) enters the underworld for his father (Mukesh Rishi). In the opening scene, Sadhu Bhai's partner, Crazy Robert (Ashish Vidhyarthi), captures Baadshah and his father as Baadshah revolts against Sadhu Bhai. But Baadshah easily defeats Crazy Robert's goons. However, Baadshah learns that both the Indian police and Hong Kong police are looking for him and tries to find a solution for that.
Ramayya Vasthavayya, 2h39
Directed by Harish Shankar
Genres Comedy, Action
Actors Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Shruti Haasan, Vidyulekha Raman, P. Ravi Shankar, Mukesh Rishi
Roles Nandu (Raj in hindi version) / Ramu
Rating52% 2.6032352.6032352.6032352.6032352.603235
Nagabhushanam (Mukesh Rishi) escapes a murder attempt from two assassins (Ajay & Bharani) at Coorg who later threaten him to kill soon. The story shifts to Hyderabad where Nandu (N. T. Rama Rao Jr.), a lonely college student lives. He spends his time with his friends and happens to fall in love in first sight with a girl named Akarsha (Samantha) who stays with her grandmother Baby Shalini (Rohini Hattangadi). With his wits and tactics he tries to make Akarsha fall in love with him and succeeds after a brief time. Nandu accompanies Akarsha to her sister's marriage in her hometown and by then, Nandu is treated as a family friend by Akarsha's family. That night, Nagabhushanam is killed by Nandu and those two assassins who happen to be a team. It is shown later that Nandu used Akarsha as a bait to reach Nagabhushanam to kill him.
Naayak (2013)
, 2h32
Directed by V. V. Vinayak
Genres Drama, Action
Actors Ram Charan, Kajal Agarwal, Amala Paul, Brahmanandam, Pradeep Rawat, Ashish Vidyarthi
Roles himself (Cameo Appearance)
Rating55% 2.7514352.7514352.7514352.7514352.751435
Siddharth Naayak kills Central Minister Rawat's brother, Taxi Seth, and his henchmen in order to save three men. Rawat orders a CBI Officer to catch the criminal so that he may be executed. In CgTrix, Hyderabad there works a software engineer, Cherry, who is a dead ringer for Siddharth. Cherry's uncle Jilebi, the CEO of CgTrix, unexpectedly runs into trouble, angering the local Don, Babji. Cherry saves Jilebi from Babji by manipulation, but in the process becomes romantically interested in Babji's sister, Madhu. After Cherry saves several children from a mafia don, Madhu reciprocates his love. This angers Babji and he goes to kill Cherry, but is shocked when he sees what he thinks is Cherry assassinating the DGP of West Bengal. The CBI Officer also misunderstands, believing that Cherry is responsible for the two murders, although Siddharth is the real murderer. With Jilebi, the CBI Officer goes to Kumbh Mela at Varanasi in pursuit of Cherry. As Rawat is offering holy rituals, the CBI Officer catches Cherry and holds him, however Siddharth rises from the Ganges and stabs Rawat with a trident, after which he fights with all of Rawat's guards. As he is about to kill Rawat, the CBI Officer attacks him with a taser and arrests him, thereby exonerating Cherry.
Dammu (2012)
, 2h35
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Actors Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Trisha Krishnan, Karthika Nair, Venu Thottempudi, Suman, Abhinaya
Roles Sri Raja Vasi Reddy Vijaya Dhwaja Sri Simha
Rating53% 2.6537052.6537052.6537052.6537052.653705
Rama Chandra (NTR Jr) is an orphan who leads a simple life along with his friend (played by Ali). He falls in love with Sathya (Trisha Krishnan), who is a very rich girl. Sathya imposes a condition that Rama Chandra's family history and pedigree are very important. At this very moment, Rama Chandra comes to know that a rich and powerful royal family is on the lookout to adopt an heir and Rama Chandra seizes the chance. But once he goes there, he realises that things are not as simple as they seem. The family has a violent past and a bitter dispute with another powerful family (headed by Nassar). He also realises that thousands of people in the area are now dependent on him for their very survival. He also discovers that he is the real heir to the family. Rama Chandra does not like violence and he tries his best to solve the problems peacefully. But the rival gang does not give him a chance. Vexed with the violence Rama Chandra kills Nasser's two sons and opens eyes of Nasser by placing a sword on Nasser's third son. In climax, Nasser realises that he was wrong and apologizes to all. Rama Chandra becomes the hero of the village.
Oosaravelli, 2h42
Directed by Surender Reddy
Genres Action, Romance
Actors Tamannaah Bhatia, Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Shaam, Payal Ghosh, Prakash Raj, Rashin Rahman
Roles Tony
Rating65% 3.2979453.2979453.2979453.2979453.297945
Tony (N. T. Rama Rao Jr) does anything for money. When Tony went to Kashmir he met a young girl named Niharika (Tamannaah) while being kidnapped by terrorists. He falls in love with her and then rescues her. But Tony found out that Niharika was already engaged to Rakesh. Rakesh is a goon (and the minister's son) but Niharika doesn't know that. When Niharika found out that he was a goon, she dumped him. And she also came to know that she is in love with Tony. Later on Tony kills Rakesh and captures his son DSP Jr.(Sai). Later on when Tony, Niharika, and Chitra (Payal Ghosh) go to the temple, Chitra sees Tony killing someone. And then there is a flashback about how he and Niharika met before but she lost her memory. That happened because Niharika's brother was an undercover cop and when goons found out they killed the whole family. The only one who survived was Niharika but she had a bullet in her head. The doctors said that she would lose her memory soon. So, she tells Tony to kill the people who killed her family because she had seen Tony beating up a bunch of people. In the end tony kills all the goons who killed Niharika's family.
Shakti (2011)
, 2h41
Directed by Meher Ramesh
Genres Fantasy, Action
Actors Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Ileana D'Cruz, Prabhu, Manjari Fadnis, Jackie Shroff, Pooja Bedi
Roles Shakti
Rating34% 1.7230051.7230051.7230051.7230051.723005
Aishwarya (Ileana D'Cruz) is the daughter of central union home minister Raya (Prabhu Ganesan). Due to some reason, he doesn't allow his daughter to go on a trip with friends. She nonetheless goes to the trip. She then meets a guide, Shakti (Jr. NTR), who takes the group on a trip to several places. At first, she hates him because he uses every chance to get money from her. But when he saves her, she starts liking him. Afterwards, a few people who are chasing her finally find her in Haridwar and try to kill Shakti as he hurt'd them earlier. Their plan fails as Shakti turns out to be a Secret Agent and defends himself and catches the main person in this plan. When Aishwarya goes back to her father, he forgives her and asks whether she had taken a box in which there is a diamond. When she replies in the negative, he says that it is more important than his own daughter. Later, when Shakti goes to a temple, the diamond box falls off a basket his mother brought with flowers on top of it. They inform Mahadevaya who asks them to immediately come to Humpy with the box and Aishwarya. Their travel is blocked by a strong man who is then defeated by Shakti. He then kills one more person who tries to grab the box. Then Mahadeva Raya and a Swami (Nassar) come to him and then the flashback is revealed.
Adhurs (2010)
, 2h30
Directed by V. V. Vinayak
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action
Actors Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Nayantara, Sheela, Mahesh Manjrekar, Brahmanandam, Sayaji Shinde
Roles Chari / Narasimham
Rating66% 3.3476153.3476153.3476153.3476153.347615
The story is about two twin brothers who get separated at birth. Narasimha (NTR) gets raised by a single mother and he becomes an undercover agent to a top cop. Chari (NTR) is brought up by a family of traditional Hindu priests. A gang of baddies (Asish Vidyardhi and Mahesh Manjrekar) are in search of the family of a top scientist. The rest of the story is about the relationship between the scientist and the twins and the comedy generated by switching between the characters.
Brindaavanam, 2h50
Genres Drama, Action, Romance
Actors Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Kajal Agarwal, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Prakash Raj, Raghu Babu, Srihari
Roles Krish
Rating70% 3.5470553.5470553.5470553.5470553.547055
Krishna alias Krish (N. T. Rama Rao Jr.) is the son of a multimillionaire in Hyderabad (Mukesh Rishi). He is in a relationship with Indu (Samantha Ruth Prabhu), who has a friend Bhoomi (Kajal Aggarwal). Bhoomi's father Bhaanu Prasad (Prakash Raj) wants to get her married to her cousin suitor (Ajay), who is a rowdy, which Bhoomi doesn’t like. Naturally, her grand father Durga Prasad (Kota Srinivasa Rao) tells to the family that she has already fallen in love with a guy in the city to halt the marriage. But, Bhaanu Prasad asks Bhoomi bring her boyfriend home with her. Indu sends Krish as Bhoomi's lover just to let her escape the wedding situation.
Chintakayala Ravi, 2h32
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Daggubati Venkatesh, Mamta Mohandas, Anushka Shetty, Aarti Chabria, Venu Thottempudi, Sunil
Roles Cameo Appearance in the song Saradake Saradaputte
Rating54% 2.7136952.7136952.7136952.7136952.713695
Chintakayala Ravi (Venkatesh) works in a bar named Cyber Wave in New York. He is a head waiter; he works with his three friends who also are waiters at the same bar. He has a soft spot for software engineers because he came to the US with the dream of becoming a software pro. Unavoidable circumstances prevented him from reaching that goal.
Kantri (2008)
, 2h46
Directed by Meher Ramesh
Genres Action
Actors Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Hansika Motwani, Tanisha, Ashish Vidyarthi, Prakash Raj, Kota Srinivasa Rao
Roles Kranthi / Kantri
Rating51% 2.557652.557652.557652.557652.55765
The opening scenes give you an indication of how the movie is going to shape up. NRI Krishna returns to his village with his wife and child to work for the upliftment of the village folk. However, when the family along with his old father is on its way home with the money, fellow villager PR backstabs, kills all and runs away with the money leaving his wife and son behind.