Prudhvi Raj

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Balireddy Prudhviraj (born August 6, 1964) is an Indian actor and politician who appears in Telugu films.[1][2] Known for his comic roles, he acted in more than 100 movies. He is noted for his role of "30 Years Industry", in Krishna Vamsi-directed Khadgam (2002).[3][4]

Prudhvi Raj
Born
Balireddy Pruthviraj

(1964-08-06) August 6, 1964 (age 56)
EducationM.A
Alma materAndhra University, Visakhapatnam
Occupation
  • Actor
  • politician

In February 2019, He was appointed as state secretary to YSR Congress Party of Andhra Pradesh.[5] He worked as chairman of SVBC channel run by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams until January 2020.

CareerEdit

Prudhviraj was born at Tadepalligudem, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh. He was introduced by famous Dr. Prabakar Reddy and E V V Satyanarayana in their first film Aa Okkati Adakku. During this film he spent forty days with Rao Gopala Rao, where he learnt about the film industry. He played many roles in about 100 films. He was well recognized for his dialogue “30 Years Industry ikkada” in Krishna Vamsi's film Khadgam and this film changed his fate.[6]

ControversyEdit

He has been nominated as chairman of Sri Venkateswara Bhakti Channel in 2019. In January 2020, his Audiotape recording with a female employee of SVBC TV channel went viral in Youtube and SVBC employees protested urging him to resign from his post as the chairman of the channel. Following which Prudhviraj resigned as chairman of Sri Venkateswara Bhakti Channel.[7][8]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film[a] Role Notes
1986 Khaidi No. 420
1986 Ladies Tailor
1989 Gandipeta Rahasyam
1990 Intinta Deepavali
1990 Prema Khaidi
1990 Nagastram
1992 Aa Okkati Adakku
1996 Ninne Pelladata
1997 Sindhooram Naxalite
1998 Ganesh Dr. Anand
1998 Chandralekha Ramaraju
1999 Samudram Police Officer
2000 Bachi
2000 Devullu Lord Venkateshwara
2002 Idiot Police Officer
2002 Khadgam 30 Years Industry
2003 Ammayi
2003 Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi Police officer
2004 Arya Reddy
2004 Sri Anjaneyam
2005 Okkade Police Officer
2006 Ranam Police Inspector
2006 Pokiri Vishwanath
2006 Pudhupettai Murthy
2007 Evadaithe Nakenti Diwakar
2007 Dhee
2008 Ready
2008 King
2008 Souryam Police Officer
2008 Yuvatha Krishna Manohar
2009 Sasirekha Parinayam Lorry Driver
Fitting Master Police Officer
Kick
Current Police Officer
Snehituda... Police Officer
Sankham Pasupathi's brother-in-law
Ek Niranjan Ex-Minister
2010 Adhurs
Namo Venkatesa Prasad's Gang Member
Rama Rama Krishna Krishna
Prasthanam
Vedam Bullebbayi
2011 Aha Naa Pellanta Pilot
Dookudu
Bezawada
2012 Poola Rangadu Eedara Gavvaraju
Six Jagga Reddy
Nuvva Nena
Gabbar Singh
Uu Kodathara? Ulikki Padathara? Siddha
Damarukam Ad film director
Yamudiki Mogudu
2013 Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu
Baadshah
Sukumarudu
Veyyi Abaddalu Police Officer
Attarintiki Daredi Paata Basthi Parameshwar
Venkatadri Express Subrahmanyam
Kevvu Keka Punchutality Prabhanjanam
Aadu Magaadra Bujji
2014 Legend Party Candidate
Bhimavaram Bullodu A Blind Man
Adavi Kaachina Vennela
Oohalu Gusagusalade Marriage Broker
Power Cabinet Minister
Rabhasa College Principal
Aagadu Veera Keshavulu
Geethanjali House Broker
Loukyam 'Boiling Star' Bablu
2015 Pandaga Chesko
Jadoogadu
James Bond
Mirchi Lanti Kurradu
Kick 2
Sher Pappi's uncle
Sankarabharanam Percentage Paramesh S.I
Bengal Tiger 'Future Star' Siddappa
Bruce Lee – The Fighter Ratnam
Soukhyam Shivudu
2016 Abbayitho Ammayi
Dictator Ramesh Patro
Terror MLA Ravi
Speedunnodu Sobhan's brother-in-law
Oru Nodiyil KTV News Channel head Tamil film
Sarrainodu Obul Reddy's henchman
Supreme Tom
Parvathipuram KTV News Channel head
Selfie Raja Ankusham
Babu Bangaram Batayyi Babji
Aatadukundam Raa
Chuttalabbai Mr. Ego / E. Govardhan Reddy
Jakkanna Katakatala Katappa
Abhinetri Spirit Priest
Eedu Gold Ehe Narada
Premam Suma's father
Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha Police Officer
Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada Doctor
Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu 'Variation Star' Veera Babu
2017 Khaidi No. 150 Minister Shekar
Winner Singham Sujatha
Gunturodu Babu Rao
Kittu Unnadu Jagratha Rechukka
Nenorakam
Katamarayudu NASA Sarvam
Mister Director
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion Kunthala Kingdom's Minister
Rarandoi Veduka Chudham Dorababu
Ninnu Kori Lova Babu
Patel S. I. R. Monti
LIE Indrudu
Paisa Vasool Advocate Pruthviraj
Raja the Great Bank Manager Babji
PSV Garuda Vega Doctor
Balakrishnudu Maddy R
2018 Achari America Yatra
Gayatri Minister Shankar Rao
Ego Inspector Ramaraju
Raa Raa
MLA Kalyan's PA
Bharat Ane Nenu Minister
Pantham House Owner Vaadakam
Tej I Love You Tej's Uncle
Raju Gadu Dr. Saima
Vijetha Police SI
Rangu Stage Artist
Desamudurs Bhoom Bhaskar
Shailaja Reddy Alludu Manikyam
Devadas Jahnavi's manager
My Dear Marthandam Lawyer
Bluff Master Dhana Shetty
2019 Vinaya Vidheya Rama Rajasekhar
F2: Fun and Frustration Ramaswamy Naidu
Yatra Sujaya Krishna Ranga Rao
Maharshi Journalist
Burrakatha Bongaram Hema
Edaina Jaragocchu
Software Sudheer Doctor
Iddari Lokam Okate Mukesh
Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy Madhavayyar

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Films are listed in the order of their release date

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hemanth, Kumar. "Prudhvi Raj gets rave reviews for his role in Loukyam". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Times of India. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  2. ^ Kavirayani, Suresh. "It's not been an easy journey: Prudhviraj". deccanchronicle.com. Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  3. ^ Y., Sunita Chowdhary. "Patience pays, finally for Prudhviraj". thehindu.com. The Hindu. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  4. ^ "TORI Live Show with Comedian Prithviraj". teluguportals.com. 14 March 2012. Retrieved 1 October 2012.
  5. ^ "Jagan's YSRCP appoints Telugu actor Prudhvi Raj as state secretary". The News Minute. 16 February 2019. Retrieved 10 September 2020.
  6. ^ Yalavarthi, Sunita. "Exclusive Interview with Prudhviraj (30 years industry)". telugu360.com. Telugu 360. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Prudhviraj steps down as SVBC chairman". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 13 January 2020. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 10 September 2020.CS1 maint: others (link)
  8. ^ S; Jan 12, eep Raghavan / TNN / Updated:; 2020; Ist, 20:29. "Tirupati: Actor Prudhvi Raj resigns from TTD's SVBC chairmanship | Vijayawada News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 September 2020.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link) CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)

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