Nandamuri TarakaRamaRao was born on May28(1923). popularly known as NTR
GREAT QUALITIES OF NTRAMARAO:
*TarakaRamaRao was an Indian actor,producer,director,editor and politician who served as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh for seven years over three terms.
Sr NTR FILM CAREER:
*NTR made his debut as an actor in a Telugu social film (MANADESAM)directed by L.V.Prasad in the year 1949.
*He gained popularity in 1950’s when he became well known for his Portyals of Hindu dieties,especially KRISHNA and RAMA.these roles made him”MESSIAH OF THE MASSES”.
*NTR did 300 films in Telugu industry and became one of the most popular figure in the history of Telugu cinema.
Sr NTR movies which were included in hundred greatest Indian films:
*He starred in films as PatalBhairavi(1951)which premiered at the first Indian International film festival,held in Mumbai on 24Jan1952.
*Second movie MALLISWARI(1951)premiered at Asia pacific film festival.
*Third movie was the enduring classic MAYABAZAR(1957).
*Fourth movie NARTANASALA(1963)featured at Afro Asian film festival in Jakarta.
*All four films were included in CNN-IBN’s list of Hundred greatest Indian films of all time.
*Ntramarao co-produced UMMADI KUTUMBAM,which was nominated by film federation of India as one of it’s entries to the Moscow film festival(1968).
*Besides Telugu,he has also acted in few Tamil films widely recognized for his portrayal of mythological characters,NTR was one of the leading method actors of Indian cinema.
MARRIAGE LIFE OF NTRBASAVATARAKAM:
*In may 1943,at the age of 20,while still pursuing Intermediate,NTR married BASAVATARAKAM,the daughter of his maternal uncle.the couple had eight son’s and four daughter’s.
*His eldest son,Nandamuri Ramakrishna Sr,died in 1962,NTR founded the film studio Ramakrishna studios in Nacharam in his memory.
*His fourth son,Nandamuri Harikrishna,was a child actor turned to politician elected to Rajya sabha,representing TDP.
*His sixth son,Nandamuri Balakrishna is one of the leading actors in Tollywood from the mid 1980’s.Balakrishna has contensted 2014 assembly elections as a TDP candidate.
*His seventh son,Nandamuri Ramakrishna jr a film producer.
*His third son,Nandamuri Saikrishna,who was a theater owner.
*Other sons Nandamuri jayakrishna and Nandamuri Mohankrishna are noted cinematographers. Mohankrishna’s son Nandamuri TarakaRatna is also a Tollywood actor.
*NTR’s second daughter,Daggubati Purandeswari has represented the Indian National congress in loksabha and was a union minister.she shifted her alligiance to the BJP.
FORMER OF TELUGU DESAM PARTY:
*RamaRao formed Telugu Desam Party(TDP)in the year 1982 and served three terms as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh between 1983 and 1995.
*He was known as an advocate of Andhra Pradesh distinct cultural identity,distinguishing it from the erst while madras state with which it was often associated.
*At the National level,NTRamaRao was instrumental in the formation of the National front,a coalition of Non-congress parties which governed India from 1989 until 1990.
*He said that this decision was based on a historic need to rid Andhra Pradesh of the corrupt and inept rule of the Indian National congress,which had governed the state since it’s formation in 1956 and whose leadership had changed the chief minister five times in five years.
LOSS OF SENIOR NTR POWER :
*On august 15 1984,NTR was removed from office by then Governor of Andhra Pradesh Ramlal,while he was in the USA to undergo open heart surgery
*His finance minister,Nandendla BhaskaraRao,a former of congress man who joined the TDP during it’s inception,was made the chief minister by the Governor Ramlal.
*BhaskaraRao purportedly had the support of majority of the TDP MLA’s which was never the case.
RETURN OF SR NTR POWER IN TDP:
*NTR returned to India immediately after his surgery,and demonstrated his strengths by bringing all the MLA’s supporting him,which was a majority assemble,to the RajBhavan(Govern’s office)
*Ramlal did not relent,as a result of which NTR relaunched his Chaitanya yathra campaign,this time campaigning for the restoration of democracy by mobilizing the support of people and various anti-congress political parties in the country including the janata party
*During one month crisis,the MLA’s supporting NTR were secured in a secret place to avoid horse-trading.
*Due to mobilization of several political parties and the people due to press,the Prime Minister Mrs.Indira Gandhi removed Governor Ramlal and appointed a congress veteran,Shankar Dayal Sharma,as the governor of Andhra Pradesh to pave the way for restoring NTR.
*Shankar Dayal Sharma removed BhaskaraRao from power and restored NTR as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh in September 1984.
AWARDS RECIEVED BY NANDAMURI TARAKARAMARAO:
He received PADMASHRI award from the government of India in the year 1968.
>He received two certificate’s of merit for best film’s in Telugu(producer-nation art theater)in the year 1954 for the movie Thodu Dongalu and second in the year 1960 for the movie SethramaKalyanam.
>He received National Film Award for the best feature film in Telugu(director-N.A.T)for varakatnam.
>NTR received best acting for RajuPeda in the year 1954.
>He also got best acting for LavaKusa in the year 1963.
>He was awarded as best actor in the movie kodalu diddina kapuram
*Film Fare Awards:
>He got best Telugu actor for the movie Badi Panthulu in the year 1978.
>He was awarded as Honorary Doctorate from Andhra University in the year 1978.
NTRLakshmiParvathi WEEDING LIFE:
*NTR married Lakshimparvathi in the year Oct 15(1993)after his death of first wife Basavatarakam .
*Lakshmiparvathi used to see NTRamaRao was a God and she used to do puja by keeping his front in front of her.
*Most of the people don’t revel this kind of activities,but ntr revealed it publicly and he married for the sake of his son’s because his health was failing and his memory betraying him.
BASAVATARAKARAMARAO CANCER HOSPITAL:
*NTR lost his wife to the disease in his memory he founded Smt.Nandamuri Basavataraka Rama Rao Memorial Cancer Foundation (NBTRCF)
*And it was the NTR’s dream to establish Hospital and now it was one of the top most cancer hospital in Hyderabad.
*NTR died of a heart attack on 18 Jan 1996 at his residence in Hyderabad(aged72).
*He was cremated and his ashes were immersed at SriRangapatna by his second wife eight years later in 2004.