Rallapalli (actor)

Rallapalli Venkata Narasimha Rao (15 August 1945 – 17 May 2019), popularly known as Rallapalli, was an Indian actor known for his works primarily in Telugu films and television.[1][2] He received two state Nandi Awards.

Rallapalli
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Rallapalli in 2010
Born
Rallapalli Venkata Narasimha Rao

(1945-08-15)15 August 1945
Died17 May 2019(2019-05-17) (aged 73)
OccupationActor

Life and careerEdit

Rallapalli Venkata Narasimha Rao was born in Anakapalle, Andhra Pradesh in 1945.[3]

He started off his career in 1960 as a theatre artist before marking his movie debut in 1974 with Stree. He acted in about 850 films in a variety of roles, including that of a lead actor. He also worked as a staff artiste in Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. He played pivotal roles in films such as Bombay and Minsara Kanavu in Tamil.[4][5][6]

DeathEdit

Rallapalli died on 17 May 2019 at Maxcure Hospital, Hyderabad after suffering from ill health.[7]

FilmographyEdit

List of films and roles
Year Title Role(s)
1979 Kukka Katuku Cheppu Debba
Kanchiki Cherani Katha
Toorpu Velle Railu Sivudu
1980 Kottapeta Rowdy
1981 Seethakoka Chiluka
Tyagayya
1982 Subhalekha Gurunadham
1983 Khaidi Sarma
Alaya Sikharam
Mantrigari Viyyankudu
Abhilasha Vishnu Sharma
1984 Rustum
Kanchu Kagada
Srivariki Premalekha Saranga Ramudu/
Saaraa
Sitaara
Srimathi Kaavali
1985 Anveshana Paandu
Rendu Rella Aaru Tikamaka
Babai Abbai
Aggiraju
Jwala
1986 Aalapana
1987 Aha Naa-Pellanta!
Prema Samrat
Nyayaniki Sankellu
Agnipushpam
Kirayi Dada
Agni Putrudu Narahari
Sankeerthana
Shri Kanakamalaxmi Recording Dance Troupe Ceylon Subba Rao
Raaga Leela[8]
Bhale Mogudu Simhachalam
1988 Maharajasri Mayagadu
Maa Inti Maharaju
1989 Swarakalpana
1991 Prema Entha Madhuram
Bava Bava Paneeru
Coolie No. 1
April 1 Vidudala Sarma
Surya IPS
1992 Drohi Hotel Receptionist
Antham Hotel Receptionist
Brundavanam Jeedimetla Zamindar
Donga Police
Hello Darling Lechipodama
Detective Narada
Hello Darling
1993 Srinadha Kavi Sarvabhowmudu
Kannaya-Kittaya
Alibaba Aradajanu Dongalu
Joker
Kunti Putrudu
Allari Alludu
1994 Super Police Pothuraju
Allari Police Ralla Panthulu
Ish Gup Chup
Prema & Co
1995 Bombay Raallapalli
Ghatothkachudu
Lingababu Love Story Velu Pille
Subha Sankalpam Bheema Raju
1994 Super Police Pothuraju
Allari Police Ralla Panthulu
Ish Gup Chup
Prema & Co
1996 Vinodham
Dharma Chakram Anjibabu
1997 Gokulamlo Seetha
Minsara Kanavu
1998 Chandralekha
Thaayin Manikodi (Tamil)
1999 Anaganaga Oka Ammayi
2000 Chitram
Kalisundam Raa Govindu
2001 Veedekkadi Mogudandi
Hanuman Junction
Nuvvu Nenu
Budget Padmanabham Lawyer
2002 Anveshana Vamsy's father
Jatheeya Pathakam
Bharata Simha Reddy
Friends
Jayam
2003 Simhachalam
Sambaram
Pranam
jaiprtri jam khan
Simhadri
Donga Ramudu & Party
Nijam Butcher
Kabirdas
2004 Aaptudu Resident
Jalmakha Jam Jam
Mr & Mrs Sailaja Krishnamurthy
2005 Athadu
Narasimhudu
Avunanna Kaadanna
Radha Gopalam
Sankranthi
Dhairyam
Naa Alludu
Friendship
Kshanikam
2006 Veedhi
Asthram
Veerabhadra
2007 Mantra
Sri Mahalakshmi
2008 Ankusam
Kathanayakudu
Adhyakshaa
Donga Sachinollu
Sundarakanda
2009 Vengamamba
Pistha
Oy!
Mitrudu
Shh
Sontha Ooru
2010 Subhapradam
1940 Lo Oka Gramam
Dammunnodu
2011 Uday babu
Kodipunju
Gangaputrulu
2014 Laddu Babu
2015 Bale Bale Magadivoy
2017 Duvvada Jagannadham
2018 Pantham

AwardsEdit

Nandi Awards[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Play with a social message". 5 February 2010 – via The Hindu.
  2. ^ "Actor Rallapalli Venkata Narasimha Rao". 19 September 2018 – via Telugu Filmnagar.
  3. ^ "Veteran Telugu actor Rallapalli Narasimha Rao passes away at 73". The News Minute. 18 May 2019. Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  4. ^ "The Hindu : Nandi awards for three years announced". Archived from the original on 7 September 2012.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  5. ^ "News Archives:". The Hindu. 9 July 2010. Archived from the original on 8 November 2012.
  6. ^ "Rallapalli, Tollywood Character Artist, Filmography".
  7. ^ siva (17 May 2019). "Telugu film actor Rallapalli Narasimha Rao (73) passed away". www.thehansindia.com. Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  8. ^ Raaga Leela (1987) - IMDb, retrieved 27 July 2021
  9. ^ "నంది అవార్డు విజేతల పరంపర (1964–2008)" [A series of Nandi Award Winners (1964–2008)] (PDF). Information & Public Relations of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 21 August 2020.(in Telugu)

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