After the sad demise of the former chief minister Late Sri Nandamuri Tharaka Rama Rao, people went into depression thinking telugu film industry doesn’t get such a veteran actor again. But surprisingly 6 years later, a 17 year old guy with the same name entered into the industry as his successor.
He is our young tiger Jr NTR
“neeku otama, neekunna balam tho ne nuvvu anukannadi saadistaav, Natana neeloni balam, naatyam neekunna varam, nuvvu kaalu kadipite Andhra desham vizilesi egurutundi”. These are dialogues from the movie yamadonga about Jr NTR. These words are apt for Jr NTR.
Some actors are good at dance, some are good at dialogue delivery, some more are good at fights. But our Jr NTR have all of this qualities. He is also a playback singer
Wheter it may be an emotional scene or a comedy scene or teasing scene or action scene, Jr NTR is the single take artist. He was the only multi talented artist in the Tollywood. His command over the dialgoues and its delivery was at peaks. Besides acting, he is a very good human.
Here are some unknown facts about Jr NTR On His 33rd Birthday:
1. He was born on 20th may, 1983 to Nandamuri Harikrishna and Shalini. Here is his childhood pic.
2. His actual name was “TARAK”. He got the name as Nandamuri Tharaka Rama Rao while he was acting in the film “Brahmarshi Vishwamitra” directed by Sr NTR. It was the first time when he met his grand father. At that time his age was 13.
3. He has a sister named Suhasini (own sibling of Nanadamuri Kalyan Ram)
4. NTR did his schooling from Vidyaranya High School, Hyderabad.
Here is the pic when he was in school.
5. He completed his Intermediate education St.Mary’s college, Hyderabad.
Here is the pic of his college
6. He stopped his education with Intermediate.
7. He acted in “Balaramayanam” movie when he was at the age of 15. This movie was directed by Gunashekar.
8. He got a lead role in “student no. 1” movie which was directed by SS Rajamouli. Movie got huge box office collections. At that time his age was 17. NTR was suggested to Rajamouli by Gunashekar.
9. His debut movie was “ninnu choodalani” which got released before student no1. This movie became a flop at box office.
10. He is a very good kuchipudi dancer(classical dance).
Here is the video of his classical dance performed when he was at age 15.
11. Badminton and cricket are his favourite sports.
12. His favourite colour is “white”
13. His favourite drink is “watermelon juice”
14. His favourite movie is “Daana Veera Shoora Karna” in which Sr NTR played a lead role.
15. “Andhrawala” is the first ever film in Tollywood which have a massive audio launch.
16. He lost more than 20kgs weight for the movie “Yamadonga”.
17. He was the only actor of Tollywood to have huge following in Japan. His film Baadshah was dubbed in Japanese and it was nominated for film festival in Japan.
Here is the trailer of Baadshah in Japanese
18. His song “sairo sairo” from baadshah has lot of craze in Hongkong.
Following video proves this.
19. People love him a lot. Here is one of phone call to him in a live show which proves how much people love him.
20. He had sung 5 telugu songs namely kantri,yamadonga,raakasi raakasi, follow follow,chary. He was also a playback singer for a kannada song “Geleya Geleya” from the movie “Chakravyuha”. SS Thaman composed the songs for this movie.
Here is the video of NTR singing Kannada song
21. He is the brand ambassador for Malabar Gold, Himani Navratna Hair Oil, Boro Plus Powder and Zandu Balm in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana.
22. He has won two state Nandi Awards, one Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award and three CineMAA Awards.
23. He was listed 16th in Forbes India top 100 Celebrities for 2012 .
24. In 2009, Jr. NTR announced that he intended to donate 20 lakhs to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to take up relief operations for kurnool flood victims.
25. In 2014, Jr. NTR announced that he intended to donate 20 lakhs to CM’s Relief Fund to take up relief operations for hudhud cyclone victims in Andhra Pradesh.
26. In 2015, he donated to victims of Chennai floods.
27. Tarak was one of the campaigners for the Telugu Desam Party, for the Indian general election, 2009.
28. On 26 March 2009, after electioneering, en route to Hyderabad, the SUV in which he was a passenger was struck head-on with another vehicle, at Khammam. He and his companions were thrown from the SUV and suffered from injuries. He was admitted KIMS hospital, Hyderabad.
29. NTR married Narne Lakshmi Pranathi, the daughter of Narne Srinivasa Rao, the owner of the Telugu news channel Studio N and a relative of Nara Chandrababu Naidu, on 5th May 2011 at Hitex Exhibition Center, Madhapur.
30. He was blessed with a son Nandamuri Abhay Ram on 22nd july, 2014.
31. His house is at road no. 31 banjara hills.
32. NTR rejected following blockbuster hits Dil, Bhadra, Athanokkade, Srimanthudu, Kick, Aarya, Krishna
33. He used to cook a meal for his wife when he was stressed. Here is the pic of NTR cooking pizza.
He was the most beloved actor by the people and celebrities.
Here is the video on celebrities about Jr NTR
Congratulating him for his recent success “Nannaku Prematho” and wishing him a HAPPY BIRTHDAY.
All the best for his upcoming film “Janatha Garage” directed by Koratala Shiva.