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Krishnam Raju
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Born : January 20, 1940, First Movie : Chilaka Gorinka, Recent Release : Mahanubhavudu, Fans Know Him As : Rebel Star

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Born :20 January 1940 (age 75)

Other names :Rebel Star

Occupation :Film actor, Politician

Years active :1966–present

Spouse(s) :Shyamala Devi (m.1996)

Relatives :Prabhas (nephew)

Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju was born on 20 January 1940. He is a former popular Telugu film actor. He was popularly known as 'Rebel Star' for his rebellious acting style.

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. He won 5 Filmfare Awards including Filmfare Lifetime achievement Award and 2 Nandi Awards .

Krishnam Raju acted in several blockbuster films like Jeevana Tarangalu (1973), Krishnaveni (1974), Bhakta Kannappa (1976), Amaradeepam (1977), Sati Savitri (1978), Katakataala Rudraiah (1978), Mana Voori Pandavulu (1978), Rangoon Rowdy (1979), Shri Vinayaka Vijayamu (1979), Sita Ramulu (1980), Bebbuli (1980), Prema Tarangalu (1980), Aadavaallu Meeku Joharlu (1981) etc..

After late 1990s, he became active in politics. He joined Bharatiya Janata Party and was elected to the 12th and 13th Lok Sabha from Kakinada and Narasapur constituencies. He served as a Minister of State for Ministry of External Affairs in the Third Vajpayee Ministry from 1999 to 2004. On 24 March 2009 he has joined Praja Rajyam Party founded by Chiranjeevi. 

career

 Krishnam Raju was born in Mogalthur, West Godavari on 20 January 1940 to Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Raju. He had a wife before he married Shyamala Devi in 1996. Film producer Suryanarayana Raju is his younger brother and Prabhas is the son of Suryanarayana Raju. He owns Gopi Krishna Movies.

Awards 

Filmfare Best Actor Award (Telugu)

Year Film

1977 Amaradeepam

1984 Bobbili Brahmanna

1986 Tandra Paparayudu

1994 Palnati Pourusham

 

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Krishnam Raju, The New Governor of TN
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Veteran Tollywood actor and Senior BJP leader Krishnam Raju has been appointed as the Honourable Governor of Tamil Nadu.
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Nata Virat title for Rebel Star
Updated on : Mar 05, 2016, 21:39 IST
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Krishnam Raju reveals about Prabhas marriage
Updated on : Jan 19, 2016, 17:11 IST
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Prabhas donates to Chennai flood victims
Updated on : Dec 04, 2015, 11:49 IST
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Donations from Telugu Stars are continuing to Chennai Flood victims and the latest ...
Krishnam Raju clears Prabhas marriage rumours
Updated on : Nov 13, 2015, 14:10 IST
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Krishnam Raju giving great offers to Prabhas fans!
Updated on : Mar 25, 2015, 11:16 IST
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Krishnam Raju is now branding his family name with the stardom of Prabhas. Recently ...
Rebel Star Krishnam Raju in hospital for heart problem
Updated on : Feb 23, 2015, 12:06 IST
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Rebel Star Krishnam Raju has been hospitalized due to heart related issue. As per the information from....
Pick pocketer didn't even leave Rebel Star Krishnam Raju
Updated on : Jan 08, 2015, 16:02 IST
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Rebel Star Krishnam Raju was now a top level person in BJP party. He even invited Rajinikanth into....
 
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