C. H. Narayana Rao was a popular Telugu film actor, who was born in the year 1913 in Karnataka. He was an employee of Indian Railways. He had a love for acting. When he got the opportunity to act in the films, he resigned his job and started his new career, The Cinema. Jeevana Jothi was his debut movie, which got released in the year 1940. Narayana Rao was introduced to the Telugu cinema industry by Dronamraju Kameswara Rao. C. H. Narayana Rao, not only performed as a hero, but also as a villain and as a character artist. He has acted in nearly fifty films, as a hero.

He was in the Telugu industry during the period of Chitoor V. Nagaiah. During his period as a hero, Nagaiah started to approach more supporting roles, than the lead roles. His top heroines are Kamala Kotnis Kamala Kotnis is one of the most well known ever y >> Read More... , S. Varalakshmi, Bezawada Rajalakshmi and Krishna Veni. These ladies were the topmost heroines during the 50s. C. H. Narayana Rao got fame through Mana Desam, Devatha, Tahsildhar, Manjari, Swarga Seema, Chenchu Lakshmi and Jeevitham. He was also a producer and produced his own movie named Manjari. Though this movie did not yield him a good output, he learnt the difficulties in producing a movie. N.T. Rama Rao and Akkineni Nageswara Rao Akkineni Nageswara Rao is undoubtedly the ‘Bhisma >> Read More... became heroes, after C. H. Narayana Rao.

Though those two celebrities were praised by the audiences, C. H. Narayana Rao did not lose his originality. He continued his competition with them and moved successfully. C. H. Narayana Rao has also acted in historical movies and religious movies. He has acted as Vishnu in the movie Chenchu Lakshmi and Kamala Kotnis acted as Lakshmi. After few years, this movie Chenchu Lakshmi was remade with Akkineni Nageswara Rao as the hero and Anjali Devi Anjali Devi was born on 24th August, 1927 in Andhr >> Read More... as the heroine. Rahashyam, which released in 1967, was his last movie. C. H. Narayana Rao completed his life journey in Chennai in the year 1984.

Abhijeeth Poondla Telugu Actor

Abhijeeth Poondla

Abhijeeth Poondla is a Bollywood actor and model, who first graced the acting industry with the movie ‘LBW- Life Before Wedding’, playing the role of Jai. He later acted in some other big films like Chandamama Kathalu, and also played the lead in British Asian’s feature film, Nice 2 Meet U. Being a qualified graduate in the field of electronics and communications engineering, he has grown to be amongst the best actors in the industry, a talent that has no relation to his educational background. He tailored his acting talent to what it is today through his theatre performances that helped him improve in the craft of acting. Choosing the path of being an actor by profession is the best decision he ever made, according to him, and he is not an actor by chance, but by choice. Abhijeeth is a social person who loves to mingle with his friends and attend social events. During his free time, he goes to the gym to keep fit, but most of his time he spends going through his next projects. Acting became a passion for him from his childhood days, watching movies and idolizing many actors. His passion grew for serious acting when he joined a local theatre group, Sutradhar, while in college and later, went for a theatre workshop to get a clear picture of whether he had what it took to make in the industry. His rising star performances and awards for the movies he has acted in are a proof of him being a great actor. He is certainly making a name for himself in the industry.


Kalyanam Raghuramaiah

Kalyanam Raghuramaiah or better known as Eelapata Raghuramaiah is a Telugu singer, stage and film actor. He was born as Kalyanam Venkata Subbaiah on Feb 5, 1901, in the village of Suddapalli, Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh. His parents are Kalyanam Narasimhan and Venkata Subbama. He was popular during his childhood after portraying the role of Raghurama and hence, he was named as Raghuramaiah by the late journalist and politician, Kasinathuni Nageswara Rao. Kalyanam was only 8-years old when Dantu Kishtaiah, owner of a drama company, noticed him. He sensed that he has the potentials, and so he asked permission from Kalyanam’s father to take him and polished him to become an actor. In the span of 60 years, Kalyanam has acted as Krishna, Bhavanisankar, Dushyantha, Narada and more. Initially, he underwent music training from Yadavalli Suryanarayana. Later on, he got involved in raga alapana and he rendered padyams and songs through his unique way of whistling. He had done over 45,000 stage performances and has acted in several dramas. The Bengali polymath, Rabindranath Tagore, called him the “Nightingale of the Stage.” His extraordinary talent in music had made him Famous. Even Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi appreciated him. In the year 1933, he was debuted in the Telugu film, 'Prudhvi Putra'; the fifth film in the Telugu film industry and the first Telugu film that was produced by a Telugu person. Kalyanam had portrayed Krishna in many of his films including 'Chintamani' and in the popular drama, 'Sri Krishna Rayabaram'. He had acted in many films such as 'Bhakta Kuchela', 'Apavadu', 'Maya Rambha', 'Mayapilla', 'Sati Sakkubai', 'Shri Krishna Tulabharam', 'Nagarjuna', 'Dakshayagnam', 'Mohini Bhasmasura' and much more. Kalyanam became a playback singer in the 1967 Telugu film, 'Sri Sri Sri Maryada Ramanna'; as a request of his comedian friend, Basavaraju Venkata Padmanabha Rao, who also produced the film. In 1973, he was awarded with Sangeet Natak Akademi Award and with the prestigious Padmashri Award that was presented by the Government of India in the year 1975. In 1938, he got married to Savitri, the daughter of Sitamma and Venkata Subbaiah. They have one daughter named Thota Satyavathi. Kalyanam has toured Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Japan, along with his drama troupe during the 1970s. On February 24, 1975, he died due to a heart attack. He was 75 years old when he died.

Kalyanam Raghuramaiah Telugu Actor