Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju was born on twentieth January 1940 in Mogalthur, West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh. After finishing his schooling, he labored as a journalist for a while. Later he entered the movie business as a lead actor in 1966 with the movie ‘Chilaka Gorinka’, however he turned highly regarded as a villain.
He proved himself as a villain within the movie ‘Avekallu’ and received Nandi award for the years 1977 and 1984. In 1986 He obtained the 4 Filmfare awards for his finest performances in ‘Amaradeepam'(1977), ‘Bobbili Brahmanna'(1984), ‘Tandra Paparayudu'(1986) and ‘Dharmaatmudu'(1983). . He’s the proprietor of Gopi Krishna Motion pictures.
In 2006, he obtained the Filmfare South Lifetime Achievement Award. His movies ‘Bhakta Kannappa’ and ‘Bobbili Brahmanna’ are highly regarded even as we speak which introduced him an excellent identify and fame.
Krishnam Raju belongs to the Kshatriya royal dynasty of the Vijayanagara Empire and he additionally entered Politics and served as Union Minister through the late and former Prime Minister Vajpayee’s regime.
Krishnam Raju has a spouse Shyamaladevi and daughters Sai Praseedha, Sai Prakeerti and Sai Pradeepti. Fashionable Pan-India actor Prabhas is the son of his youthful brother Uppalapati Suryanarayana Raju.
His physique might be reportedly delivered to his residence after 12:00 midday. His funeral will reportedly happen on Monday afternoon, stated the relations.