R. Nageshwara Rao

Rajanala Nageswara Rao better known as R Nageshwara Rao (Telugu: రాజనాల నాగేశ్వరరావు) (1928–1959) was an Indian film actor known for his works in Telugu cinema, and was one of the lead actors of his time.[1][2] He is best known for his works in award-winning hits such as Devadasu (1953), Kanna Talli (1953), Paropakaram (1953), Raju Peda (1954), Aggi Ramudu (1954), Ilavelupu (1954), Donga Ramudu (1955), Maya Bazaar (1957), and Pelli Naati Pramanalu (1958).[1]

R. Nageswara Rao
రాజనాల నాగేశ్వరరావు
Born
Rajanala Nageswara Rao

(1928-07-01)1 July 1928
Died1959
madras
OccupationActor

Early lifeEdit

He was born in 1928. He has studied in the Aligarh Muslim University. He joined with the Paramount theater as a manager. He worked under the direction of P. Pullaiah in the film Sankranthi.[1]

DialoguesEdit

He is particularly good at delivering the dialogues with punch. Some of the memorable dialogues are:[3]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Language Character
1952 Sankranti Telugu
1953 Devadasu Telugu
1953 Kanna Talli Telugu Chalapathi
1953 Paropakaram Telugu
1954 Aggi Ramudu Telugu
1954 Raju Peda Telugu
1955 Cherupukura Chedevu Telugu
1955 Donga Ramudu Telugu Babulu
1955 Santosham Telugu
1956 Jayam Manade Telugu
1957 Dongallo Dora Telugu
1957 Maya Bazaar Telugu Dushasana
1957 Sankalpam Telugu
1957 Vinayaka Chaviti Telugu
1958 Anna Tammudu Telugu
1958 Appu Chesi Pappu Koodu Telugu Ramdin
1958 Bhuloka Ramba Telugu
1958 Inti Guttu Telugu Prabhakaram
1958 Mundadugu Telugu
1958 Pelli Naati Pramanalu Telugu Pratap
1958 Raja Nandini Telugu
1958 Shri Ramanjaneya Yuddham Telugu
1959 Illarikam Telugu Seshagiri
1959 Pelli Sandadi Telugu
1959 Sabhash Ramudu Telugu Bhupathi
1960 Anna Chellalu Telugu
1960 Bhakta Shabari
1960 Jagannatakam Telugu
1960 Makkala Rajya
1960 Pillalu Techina Challani Rajyam Telugu
1960 Sri Venkateswara Mahatyam Telugu
1966 Paramanandayya Shishyula Katha Telugu

DeathEdit

He died of Tuberculosis at the age of 31 on 5 August 1959.[4] Sabhash Ramudu was his last major release. He finished the work on other unreleased films Bhaktha Sabari and Jagannatakam before his untimely death.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Narasimham, M. l. (24 September 2015). "Blast from the past: Illarikam (1959)". The Hindu. Retrieved 29 May 2016.
  2. ^ telugucinema.com/c/publish/movieretrospect/1953_Kanna_talli_printer.php
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 July 2012. Retrieved 24 July 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Narasimham, M. l. (3 September 2015). "Sabhash Ramudu". The Hindu.

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