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Biography of Krishnam Raju

Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju (born 20 January 1940) is a former popular Telugu film actor Tollywood. He is the uncle of New generation actor Prabhas.

Krishnam Raju starred in more than 183 Telugu films in his career and was a prominent actor of the 1970s and 1980s in Tollywood. He entered the films in 1966 with Chilaka Gorinka produced and directed by Kotayya Pratyagatma & also he won 5 Filmfare Awards & 2 Nandi Awards;recently Filmfare Lifetime achievement Award got it.

After late 1990s he became active in politics. He joined Bharatiya Janata Party and was elected to 12th and 13th Lok Sabha from Kakinada and Narasapur constituencies. He served as a minister of state for external affairs in the Third Vajpayee Ministry from 1999 to 2004. On 24 March 2009 he has joined Praja Rajyam Party founded by southern megastar Chiranjeevi. In 2009 State assembly elections he contested for M.P. seat from Rajamundry constituency and had Murali Mohan as a major opponent who's contesting on behalf of Telugu Desam Party (TDP). While both were film actors, both of them lost election to incumbent MP, Undavalli Arun Kumar of Indian National Congress.

Krishnam Raju Movies List

List of Telugu Movies in which Krishnam Raju acted.

Aada Pilla Thandri
Baava Bavamaridi
Baktha Kanappa
Bala Mitrula Katha
Bharatamlo Sankaravaram
Billa
Bobbili Brahmanna
Bullet
Dharma Teja
Dharmatmudu
Drohi (1970)
Iddaru Iddare (1976)
Illu Illalu
Jaggu
Katakatala Rudrayya
Kirayidada
Maa Naanaku Pelli
Manavoori Pandavalu
Manushullo Devudu
Mohammed Bin Tuglaq
Naidugari Kutumbam
Neeku Neenu Naaku Nuvvu
Nijam Chepite Nerama
Palnati Paurusham
Prana Snehitudu
Prema Tarangalu
Raa Raju
Raja Simham
Ram
Rangoon Rowdy
Rebel
S P Bhayankar
Sardar
Sati Savithri (1978)
Seeta Ramulu
Sultan
Sutradharulu
Taatha Manavadu 1996
Talli Kodukulu
Trisulam
Two Town Rowdy
Yavvanam Katesindi

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