Katam Reddy is a famous comedian artist and dramatist in Telugu serials and cinemas. He is from Kakinada. He completed his B.Sc in Rajahmundry and also that he completed Lab Technician course before joining as a teacher. When he was doing his Lab technician course, he participated in one stage show and for that show he got best actor award. He was a teacher in Alamuru, Kapileswarapuram. He was a school teacher and head master. At that time he had done more than 1500 stage shows.

He got chance to act in tv and his first tv drama was Chintamani drama and in that he played Subbi Shetty role and he got fame into this character. He had done more than 72 movies like Leader, Parugu, Bendu Appa Rao, Brundavanam etc. He acted more than 30 serials like Krishnavatharalu, Cine Bombulu, and etc. Cine Bombulu is a comedy serial. As of now, he is acting in Kunkuma Puvvu, Kumkuma Rekha, Raktha Sambhandam, Maharani, and Putha Rekulu. In Kunkuma Rekha serial, he acted as a hero’s father role.

In 1982, he had done Idam Aham stage show in Ravindra Bharati, Hyderabad. He acted in Bhimudu, Rithu Rajyam, Erra Samudrum, and Ooru Manadiraa under R. Narayanan Murthi direction. He acted 6 movies in his direction. He acted as a Prakash Raj’s friend role in Sitamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu movie. In Mythri movie, he acted as album episode director. Bramhanandham was also encouraged him in acting. He got fame through Parugu, Ongolu Gittha and Leader movies.

Work experience:

Movies: Lakki, Mythri, Ongolu Gittha, Josh, Leader, Parugu, etc….

Serials: Krishnavatharalu, Kunkuma Rekha, Putha Rekulu, Maharani, Raktha Sambandham, etc….

Stage Shows: Idam Aham, Chintamani etc…

Gundu Hanumantha Rao Telugu Actor

Gundu Hanumantha Rao

Gundu Hanumantha Rao is a popular comedian in Telugu industry. He is from Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. He was born and brought up in Vijayawada. He had a Chocolates and Biscuits Company at Vijayawada. He has 28 year of working experience in acting. In the year of 1974, he started working on stage shows. His first role was Ravana Brahma. He has worked in many serials and movies. He acted in 600 films in his film career and he is also a stage performer. He got fame with the serial “Amrutham” which aired on Gemini TV in which he played as Anjaneyulu. In 1985, he started his first drama Idhemiti and that drama was seen by Jandhyala and he gave an offer in his movie. After that in 1987, he acted in Jandhyala’s movie ‘Ahan Na Pellanta’ and from this film onwards he got fame. Before coming to the film industry, he had a sweet business. He got fame with director S.V Krishna Reddy movies like Mayalodu, Yamaleela. Gundu Hanumantha Rao got 3 Nandi awards for ‘Adhi thalam’ serial, ‘Amrutham’ serial, and ‘Srimathi Sri Subrahmanyam’ serial. He did Anjaneyulu (Anji) character in Amrutham. People recognize him with this serial only because he did main role in this serial which is equal to hero’s character. Before this serial he did many roles in movies and serials but no character has got popularity as this one. Another version of this story... Gundu Hanumantha Rao is a veteran actor in the Telugu Movie and TV Industry. He has done many films and serials. He started his career when he was 18 years old and his first appearance was in the Jandhyala’s comedy film, Satyagraham. He earned fame and popularity for doing comic roles. Gundu was a former stage artist, he won 4 awards for his play Agandi Koncham Aalochinchandi. After his first film, he signed 50 more movies and begins on shuttling among Rajahmundry, and Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam and then decided to budge from Vijayawada to Hyderabad after the releasing of 'Rajendrudu Gajendrudu' and more, including all of SV Krishna Reddy’s films.  Gundu spend 25 years in acting and he has moved so quick and finished 250 – 300 films. He  simply loves his work and it makes him satisfied. One of his close friends in the film industry is the comedian, Brahmanandam Kanneganti. They started their journey as comic artists together. Doing comedy films help Gundu so much, as he always try to bring a light-hearted ambiance around his family and friends.  Gundu became famous for doing the role of Anjaneyulu urf Anji in the prime time serial, Amrutham aired on Gemini TV, which ran successfully for almost 7 years due to its popularity. The serial was also telecasted in other channels. Gundu rejected 32 films for the sake of doing this serial. He won the Nandi award for his role in Aadithalam telecasted in ETV. He also did comedy programs like, Navvula Naarappa and Kevvukeka on small screen.  Some of his films are Abbai Premalo Paddadu, Akkum Bakkum, Badrachalam, Challenge, Colours, Friends, Golmaal, Gautam SSC, Hero and a lot more.  Movies acted : Maavichiguru, Ghatotkachudu, Rikshavodu, Vajram, Criminal, Number One, Shubhalagnam, Yamaleela, Gharana Alludu, Mayalodu, Pekata Paparao, Prema Chitram Pelli Vichitram etc.


Karate Kalyani

Karate Kalyani is a comedian actress in movies and negative role in serials. She is a supporting artist. She is from Vijayanagaram. She has two brothers. She completed her Diploma. She completed her schooling in Kalyananda Bharathi High School and woman’s college from Vijayanagaram. Her mother tongue is Telugu. She can speak Hindi, Telugu and English. Her original name is Padaala Kalyani. She got black belt in karate because of that her name is karate Kalyani not only that due to with same name other film stars are there in industry that’s the reason she kept her screen name as Karate Kalyani. Her father’s name is Padaala Ramdas. He was an All India Radio Artist. Her mother name is Vijaya Lakshmi. She learned karate, dance and music. She acted with all comedians in Telugu film industry. Now she is working in serials and for serials she is doing negative roles. Her husband name is Kakarla Shyam. He is a song writer. She and her husband got love marriage. Her hobbies are watching TV. She is a narrator, imitator, and painter. She is teaching karate for kids at her home and in residential school. She acted many movies like Aadi, Godavari (Pullamma role), Krishna, Leela Mahal Centre, Shankar Dada M.B.B.S. she is also a singer and she is a stage singer. She acted more than 120 movies. She acted not only in Telugu and also acted in other languages. She acted in Kannada movie: Krishna and other 5 more movies. She acted in stage shows like Kalyana Vasantham and Goda and also played lead role. Her first movie was Vechivunta in 2001 and it was directed by Murthy Sriram. She got National Gold Medal in Karate at Goa, Bhuvaneswar and Chandigarh. She was awarded with Taekwondo. Now she is acting in Zee Telugu serials. Kalyani’s hobbies are watching TV, singing, karate, painting, and etc. Work experience: Serials: Gorantha Deepam Movies: Chatrapati, Drona, Aadi, Leela Mahal Centre, etc Stage Shows: Kalyana Vasantham and Goda. DOB: NF

Karate Kalyani Telugu Actress