Raghu Karumanchi

Raghu Karumanchi is an Indian actor who predominantly appears in Tollywood as a comedian, and supporting actor. He acted in more than 150 films.[1][2][3] He also led a team called Roller Raghu in the popular TV comedy show Jabardasth on ETV.[4] He made his debut as an actor with the film Aadi starring Jr. NTR.[5] He got break as an actor with the film Adhurs.[2]He also acted in 1500 TV episodes in 32 titles on various channels. He was also been part of television talk show Alitho Saradaga on ETV.

Raghu
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Born (1968-05-12) 12 May 1968 (age 52)
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India (Present day Telangana, India)
NationalityIndian
EducationMasters in International Marketing and Information Technology
OccupationActor
Years active2002 - Present
Spouse(s)Vani
ChildrenJhansi Swaapnika
Tejaswi
Parents
  • Karumanchi Venkata Rao (father)
  • Karumanchi Sitamahalakshmi (mother)

LifeEdit

His native place is Tenali, Andhra Pradesh. He was born and brought up in Hyderabad.[2] His father Venkata Rao is a retired army officer and his mother Sitamahalakshmi is a housewife.[4] He completed his master's degree in international marketing and information technology and worked in TVS electronics group for 14 years.[4][6] He is married to Vani on 4 August 2000. She has an M.A in political science from Acharya Nagarjuna University. The couple has two daughters Jhansi Swaapnika and Tejaswi.[2]

CareerEdit

He appeared in 1500 TV episodes in 32 titles on various channels.[4] He worked with all the contemporary Tollywood actors[7] except Pawan Kalyan. He worked with almost all contemporary directors except S. S. Rajamouli and Trivikram Srinivas.[citation needed]

Social awarenessEdit

He received an award from Prasar Bharati and UNICEF for producing the best short film on saving the girl child in 2006.[8]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Aadi Erra Srinu / Sri Krishnananda Swamy
2003 Dil
2005 The Angrez
2007 Yogi
2008 Hare Ram
2010 Adhurs
Brindavanam
Kalyanram Kathi
2011 Oosaravelli J. P.'s henchman
Pilla Zamindar Ramana
2012 Devaraya Dorababu
Bodyguard Cash Reddy's friend
2013 Sukumarudu
Mirchi
2014 Loukyam Banti
Aagadu Biriyani Raju
Yevadu
Power Raghu
Race Gurram Peddi Reddy's henchman
Rabhasa Dhanunjay's henchman
Govindudu Andarivadele Bangari's friend
Natu kodi Not released
2015 Kick 2
Temper Madhav
The Angrez 2
Ketugadu
Pataas Mahathi's colleague
Mirchi Lanti Kurradu
Soukhyam Bavuji's henchman
Dagudumootha Dandakor
2016 Supreme MLA's henchman
Oopiri Police Officer
Thozha Tamil film
Goli Soda
Speedunnodu
Ism
Banthi Poola Janaki
2017 Winner
Khaidi No. 150 Ward Corporator
Samanthakamani Constable Satyanarayana
Anando Brahma Ghost
Raja the Great Kabaddi Team Player
Balakrishnudu
2018 Raa Raa
Kirrak Party Peon
Devadas Local Rowdy
Geetha Govindam
2019 90ML John Wick's henchman
Ruler Arnold
Venky Mama Raghuramaiah
Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy Bulli Reddy
2020 Anukunnadi Okkati Ayyandhi Okati Cult Kameshwar Rao
2021 Zombie Reddy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Raghu Karumanchi". maastars.com. Movie Artists Association. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d "Interview : Raghu Karumanchi – My role in Adhurs was career defining". 123telugu.com. Mallemala Entertainments. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Telugu Movie Actor Raghu Karumanchi". nettv4u.com. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d "అదుర్స్ రఘు బర్త్ డే ఇంటర్వ్యూ..!". cinejosh.com. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  5. ^ GV. "Comedian Raghu Karumanchi new films". idlebrain.com. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  6. ^ "అవకాశం వస్తే విలన్ పాత్ర చేస్తా". namasthetelangaana.com. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Raghu Karumanchi profile". filmibeat.com. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  8. ^ Staff, Reporter. "Prasar Bharati-UNICEF presents awards for short films". news.webindia123.com. Webdunia123. Retrieved 20 September 2016.