An actor who’s been reigning the Telugu film industry from the late 80’s, J.D. Chakravarthy  has a huge fan base for not just his incredible talent but also his imposing personality off screen. He’s known for his versatility in the field, being an actor, director, producer all at the same time and venturing into multiple film industries namely, Tollywood, Bollywood, Kannada and Tamil cinema during his career.

J.D.Chakravarthy’s very first film, Siva (starring Nagarjuna, in which he played villain), was directed by Ram Gopal Varma, whom he looks upon as a mentor till this day and was a huge success. He played the supporting role of a villain in the movie and was immediately noticed for his work. He later went on to act in many other movies the most popular ones being Money (a comedy by RGV), Gulabi (Krishna Vamsi’s master piece), Dayyam (RGV’s horror flick), Egire Pavurama and Anaganaga Oka Roju.

During most of his career, he’s worked for Ram Gopal Varma, who incidentally seems to bring out the best in him. He was also the director for Money, money more money, Darna Jaroori Hain and All the best (the latter two being partially successful Bollywood films) during his career. He still stars in most of Ram Gopal Varma’s horror flicks, Vaasthu Shastra, Ice Cream 2 and plays supporting roles in quite a lot of big movies of the day. His most recent supporting roles in Sarvam and Josh (the debut movie of Naga Chaitanya) were critically acclaimed.

He’s won a Star Screen Award for the film Satya (an RGV masterpiece), where in his role is memorable. For all the beautiful roles that J.D.Chakravarthy portrayed in all of his career with much talent and elan, he’s going to be one among all the remarkable actors the Telugu film industry has had.
Ashok Rao Telugu Actor

Ashok Rao

Ashok Rao hails from Andhra Pradesh. He resides in Masab Tank, Hyderabad. His mother tongue is Telugu. Ashok Rao is a Telugu TV and film actor. He is a senior television artist who has around 25 years of acting experience. He has acted in stage dramas and then entered into television through DD. He has acted in many serials on DD and got popularity with his acting skills.  The serials in which Ashok Rao has acted are- Tenali Ramakrishna, Bhatti Vikramarka, Anando Brahma etc. These serials are telecasted on DD. He has acted as the King Vikramarka in Bhatti Vikkramarka serial. He has acted as the King Sri Krishna Devaraya in the Tenali Ramakrshna serial. His acting in the role of King Vikramarka was appreciated. He got much popularity with this serial. Many people get confused with Ashok Rao and his co-artist Ashok Kumar as they have started their careers at the same time and have acted together in many serials. Recently he has acted in some serials. He has acted in the serial Maro Charitra telecasted on Gemini TV. This serial is directed by Ravi Kishore Gurajada and produced by G3 Studio. He has acted in the serial Chandramukhi. This serial is directed by Y.S and Kola Nageshwar Rao and produced by Prasad Devineni. Ashok Rao has directed a TV serial called Bommarillu. This serial was telecasted on Gemini TV. This serial is written and produced by G.Prabhakar Rao. He has acted in supporting roles in many films. One of his films is Ladies Special directed by Jandhyala and produced by Koneru Ravindranath.