Gautam Raju is an Indian film actor from Andhra Pradesh predominantly acted in Telugu films.[1] He acted in more than 200 films. He got two Nandi Awards as a best comedian. He also received Rajababu award.[1]

Gautam Raju
Bhupati Raju Gautam Raju

Years active1984-present
ChildrenLakshmi Prasanti, Veena Sravanti, Chiranjeevi Krishnam Raju
  • Krishnam Raju (father)
  • Lakshmi Kanthamma (mother)

Personal lifeEdit

Gautam Raju was born in Rajolu, East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, India. His son Krishna also entered the film industry.[2]

When Sunil was trying to enter into film industry, Gautam Raju offered him a helping hand.[3]


He migrated from his native place to Hyderabad in search of a job. He was also trying to get a chance in films because of his interest in acting. He made his debut as an actor with the film Vasantha Geetam starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao.[4] Later he acted in Sri Katna Leelalu, Coolie No.1, Gharana Mogudu gave him a good break.



  1. ^ a b "Gautam Raju Biography on MAA". Movie Artists Association. Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  2. ^ "One more comedian's son coming". Retrieved 13 September 2016.
  3. ^ "ఆయన నాకు అన్నం పెట్టి ఆదుకున్నాడు.. హీరో సునీల్!". Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  4. ^ "అక్కినేని ఆశీర్వాదంతో వెండితెరపై వెలుగొందాను: హాస్యనటుడు గౌతంరాజు". Retrieved 14 September 2016.