Better known as Chadalavada was a Tollywood actor known for his comic roles. He was active between the 1940s to 1960s. His debut film was Tahsildar directed and produced by Y. V. Rao in 1944. The film starred Narayana Rao C. H. Some of his Telugu films are AadaPaduchu, AppuChesi PappuKoodu, Bharya Bhartalu, Jayabheri, Krishna Leelalu, Maya Bazaar,
Palleteru, PelliNaati Pramanalu, Sri Krishnarjuna Yudham, Thirupathamma Katha, and ThodiKodallu. He began his career in Telugu cinema in 1951. Earlier, he used to act in Dramas. His last film Navarathri was released in 1966. In 1968, he died.