Chadalavada (actor)

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Chadalavada Kutumba Rao, popularly known as Chadalavada (died 1968), was a Tollywood actor well known for his comedian roles. He appeared in many Telugu films. The prominent among them are: Aada Paduchu, Appu Chesi Pappu Koodu, Bharya Bharthalu, Jayabheri, Krishna Leelalu (1959), Maya Bazaar, Palletooru, Parivartana, Pelli Naati Pramanalu, Sri Krishnarjuna Yudham (1963), Thirupathamma Katha (1963) and Thodi Kodallu.

Chadalavada Kutumba Rao
Died1968
OccupationComedian and Character actor
Years active1940s – 1960s

He started acting in dramas initially. He entered the Telugu cinema field in 1951. He had a familiar accent and was also a jovial personality.

He died in 1968.[1]

FilmographyEdit

  1. Tahsildar (1944)
  2. Swargaseema (1945)
  3. Mana Desam (1949) as Madhu
  4. Palletooru (1952) (actor and playback singer)
  5. Pitchi Pullaiah (1953)
  6. Parivartana (1954) as Pichi vaadu
  7. Nirupedalu (1954)
  8. Peddamanushulu (1954) as Seshavataram
  9. Kanyasulkam (1955) as Polisetti
  10. Santhanam (1955)
  11. Ardhangi (1955)
  12. Charana Daasi (1956) as Hanumanthu
  13. Maya Bazaar (1957) as Lambu
  14. Todi Kodallu (1957) as Tirupatayya
  15. Pelli Naati Pramanalu (1958)
  16. Appu Chesi Pappu Koodu (1958) as Chenchaiah
  17. Jayabheri (1959) as Dappula Raghavulu
  18. Krishna Leelalu (1959)
  19. Kuladaivam (1960)
  20. Nammina Bantu (1960)
  21. Bharya Bharthalu (1961)
  22. Chitti Tammudu (1962)
  23. Tirupathamma Katha (1963)
  24. Sri Krishnarjuna Yudham (1963) as Manchi Budhi
  25. Navarathri (1966)
  26. Lakshmi Nivasam (1968)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kutumba Rao Chadalvada, Luminaries of 20th Century, Part I, Potti Sriramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad, 2005, pp: 86.

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