Vasudeva Rao aka Mudabidri Venkat Rao was a Bollywood film actor. He started his career as a child artist in 1928. Also, he has acted in around 200 movies. He has acted in Hindi, Telugu, and Kannada films. He was a member of a famous company called Gubba Company.
He was a very soft-spoken person and was of friendly nature. He used to bring life to roles he played. He was awarded at the
National Film Awards
with Best Actor award for the movie Chumana Dudi that is a film inspired by a novel.
He had played many prominent roles in his life like Nayakan produced by Mani Rathnam, Bombay and Telugu film Muttu Ondu Muttu, Kondura, Dangeyedda Makkalu, Maithri are his famous Kannada movies. He died in March 2002, at 81 years of age in Bangalore, Karnataka.