Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao aka Jr NTR is a Telugu film actor, playback singer and a Kuchipudi dancer. He played the role of lord Rama in 1996 movie Ramayanam, which earned him “National Film Award for Best Children’s Film. Junior n.t.r has won two state Nandi Awards, one Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award and three CineMAA Awards.
Junior N.T.R was born on 20 May 1983 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. He did his schooling from Vidyaranya High school and completed intermediate from St.Mary’s College, Hyderabad. At an early age he has learned classical dance form Kuchipudi. During his school days, he has won many awards for his dance performance both in India and Abroad.
Jr.NTR has started his career at the age of 8 with 1991 movie “Brahmarshi Viswamithra”. Since then, he has acted in several movies. His first movie as lead is Ninnu Choodalani, which was a disaster. His 2003 movie “Simhadri” went on to become an industry hit. In year 2010 he appeared in two movies “Adhurs” and “Brindavanam”, which were hit at the box office.
Later, he acted in Ramayya Vasthavayya and Rabasa. After some line of flops, he again rose high with 2016 movie Nannaku Prematho. Apart from acting and dancing he also proved to be a good singer. He sang five Telugu songs and a Kannada song.
Jr.NTR got married to Lakshmi Pranathi on 5 May 2011 at Hitex Exhibition Center, Madhapur. She is the daughter of Srinivasa Rao, the owner of a News channel “Studio N”. The couple is blessed with a baby boy in 2014.
Some of the famous movies of Junior N.T.R’s are-
Ninnu choodalani 2001
Naa Aludu 2005
Ramayya Vasthavayya 2013
Nannaku Prematho 2016