1. Duryodhana - Daana Veera Soora Karna
N. T. R has played the role of Duryodhana, who is the leader of the Kauravas in the film Daana Veera Soora Karna. The whole film was directed and produced by Nandamuri Taraka Ramarao under the banner of Ramakrishna Cine Studios in the year 1977. N. T. R mesmerized the viewers with his action and power packed dialogue delivery in the film. The film was an all-time blockbuster of Tollywood.
2. Bheema –Pandava Vanavasam
N. T. R came forward onscreen in the outfit of Bheema, who is the strongest of Pandavas with a great physique. N. T. R perfectly nourished the role of Bheema in the film Pandava Vanavasam, which was directed by K. Kameswara Rao in the year 1965. His tremendous work and action in the picture led the movie to run for 175 days in many theatres.
3. Karna – Daana Veera Soora Karna
N. T. R appeared onscreen as the warrior of Kurukshetra in Mahabharat, Karna through the film Daana Veera SooraKarna in the year 1977. His action in the film was deliberate and acquired great positive feedback from the audience. He surprised the viewers with his exceptional skills and talent in the movie.
4. Lord Krishna
N. T. R was an expert in enriching the role of Lord Krishna in his films. It was the lovable role of Senior N. T. R. He appeared in the character of Lord Krishna in the movies like Mayabazar in the year 1957,Daana Veera Soora Karna in 1977 and much more. He attracted many viewers with this character in many movies and smashed the records of Box office in those days.
5. Ravan Brahma
Ravana Brahma was one of the powerful and emotional characters played by N. T. R in his career. His action in the role of Ravana was highly appreciable. He appeared as Ravana Brahma in the mythological films Bhookailas in 1958, and Seetharama Kalyanam in 1961. He equipped great appreciation with his character and action in these films in Tollywood.
6. Lord Sri Rama
N. T. R has created his fame in the character of Lord Sri Rama in the industry of Tollywood. He perfectly emerged with his acting and talent according to the role of Lord Rama onscreen. He acted in this character in the movies, Sampoorna Ramayanam in 1958, and Lava Kusa in 1963.
7. Lord Shiva - Dhakshayagnam
N. T. R appeared in the role of Lord Shiva with his brilliant performance and appearance in the movie Dhakshayagnam in the year 1962. In this film he was accompanied with legendary actor S. V. Ranga Rao in the role of Daksha. The film had been recorded as an all-time blockbuster of Tollywood.
8. Arjuna - Nartanasala
N. T. R. played the character of Arjuna, eldest of Pandavas in Mahabharat. N. T. R gave a finite performance in the film Nartanasala in the role of Arjuna in the year 1963. The film was one of the biggest smash hits of Tollywood and gained a huge response from the viewers in those days.
9. Bruhannala - Nartanasala
In the film Nartanasala, N. T. R appeared in a Lady’s outfit, namely Bruhannala. N. T. R has perfectly enriched the character in the film with his acting and spontaneity. He was one of the successful actors of Tollywood to play a lady character without any nervous feeling in those days.
10. Yama - Sati Savitri
The role of Yama was one of the power packed characters played by Senior N. T. R in his acting career. He proved himself with his action in the role of Yama in Tollywood after some legendary actors like Satyanarayana and S. V. Ranga Rao. He gave a power packed action in this role and surprised the audience of Tollywood.