Oru Viral Krishna Rao was an Indian comedian and actor. He was born in 1929 in Chennai. He got his name Oru Viral which means One Finger for his first Tamil film, which was released in the year 1965. Krishna appeared in numerous Tamil movies. Moreover, he served in the Tamil industry for more than four decades and worked in more than 600 Tamil and Telegu movies. Krishna also worked in a television serial named Vannakolangal, which was aired in 1986. Moreover, he has also received the State Government Kalaimamani award. Krishna made his debut with Oru viral which was released in the year 1965, and since then his career took off.
He appeared in movies like Rajathi, Sollathaan Ninaikkiren, Naam Avanillai, Anbu Thangai, Navarathinam, Nizhal Nijamagiradhu, Uchakattam, Thilu Mullu, Thaai Mookaambikar, Poikkal Kudhirai, January 1, Kavalan Avan Kovalan, Raja Mariyadhai,
, Puthiya Vaanam, Veedu, En Anrumai Manaivi, Gokulam, Chinna Thambi, Thayamma, Sinaravelan, Cheran Chozhan Pandian, Santhosham, Ullam Kollai Poguthae, and numerous more. Krishna last appeared in the movie Ullam Kollai Poguthae, released in the year 2001. After that, he was diagnosed with a blood clot in his brain and passed away on August 16, 2002.