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. 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).
R. Nageswara Rao
Rajanala Nageswara Rao
1 July 1928
He is particularly good at delivering the dialogues with punch. Some of the memorable dialogues are:
|1958||Appu Chesi Pappu Koodu||Telugu||Ramdin|
|1958||Pelli Naati Pramanalu||Telugu||Pratap|
|1958||Shri Ramanjaneya Yuddham||Telugu|
|1960||Pillalu Techina Challani Rajyam||Telugu|
|1960||Sri Venkateswara Mahatyam||Telugu|
|1966||Paramanandayya Shishyula Katha||Telugu|
He died of Tuberculosis at the age of 31 on 5 August 1959. Sabhash Ramudu was his last major release. He finished the work on other unreleased films Bhaktha Sabari and Jagannatakam before his untimely death.
- Narasimham, M. l. (24 September 2015). "Blast from the past: Illarikam (1959)". The Hindu. Retrieved 29 May 2016.
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- Narasimham, M. l. (3 September 2015). "Sabhash Ramudu". The Hindu.