Ramakrishna (Telugu actor)

Ramakrishna (Telugu: రామకృష్ణ) was a noted Telugu film Hero and actor. He has acted in over 200 films, including Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam. He has acted in several super hit Telugu movies such as 'Nomu', 'Pooja', 'Nenu Naa Desam', 'Bomma Borusa', 'Badi panthulu', 'Kurukshetram', 'Yuvataram kadilindi', 'Mantralaya Sri Raghavendra Vaaibhavam', 'Hantakulostunnaru jagrattha', 'Magadu', 'Katakatala Rudraiah', 'Doralu Dongalu', 'Kotalo paga', 'Vishwanadha Nayakudu'. He played various roles in several mythological films, including Yashoda Krishna, Vinayaka Vijayamu, Devude digivasthe. He had also acted alongside thespians N. T. Ramarao and Akkineni Nageswara Rao.

Ramakrishna
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Born15 October 1939 (1939-10-15)
Died22 October 2001 (2001-10-23) (aged 62)
Years active1960-1995
Known forIndian Telugu Cinema
Spouse(s)Geetanjali

He was a stage actor from Bhimavaram in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, moved to Chennai in the 1950s. His movie debut was in 1960 in Nithya Kalyanam Pachathoranam.[1]

His first marriage was with a woman in Bhimavaram. He had a daughter through her. He left his first wife and daughter and came to Madras. He married Telugu actress Geetanjali in 1974 and has a son 'Srinivas'. He died in 2001.[1]

FilmographyEdit

No. Movie name Director Heroine Date of release Notes
1 Nitya kalyanam Pacha toranam S. R. Pinisetti Rajasri Mar 11 1960 Debut movie
2 Bhaktha Sabari Chitrapu Narayana Rao Rajasri Jul 15 1960 Lakshmana
3 Rama sundari Hunsuri Krishnamurthy Krishna Kumari, Rajasri Oct 7, 1960
4 Mangalyam BS Narayana Rajasri Oct 13, 1960
5 Kanna koduku Krishna Rao Jul 7, 1961
6 Pelli Kaani Pillalu C. S. Rao Padmini Priyadarsini Nov 24, 1961 Jaggaiah, Kantharao, Ramakrishna, Haranath
7 Daksha Yagnam Kadaru Nagabhushanam Rajasri May 10, 1962 Chandrudu
8 Swarna Manjari Vedantam Raghavaiah Aug 10, 1962 Lord Jalakanteshwara Swamy
9 Chitti Tammudu K. B. Tilak 1962
10 Sri Tirupatamma Katha BS Narayana Oct 4, 1963 Lord Venkateswara
11 Bangaru Timmaraju G. Vishwanatham Feb 28, 1964
12 Desa Drohulu B. Subba Rao May 7, 1964 CBI Officer
13 Thodu Needa Adurti Subba Rao Geethanjali May 12, 1965 First movie with future wife, Geethanjali
14 Akasha Ramanna G. Vishwanatham L. Vijaya Lakshmi Jul 8, 1965
15 Sri Simhachala Kshetra Mahima B. V. Prasad 1965 Maha Vishnuvu
16 Mohini bhasmasura BA Subba Rao Dec 1, 1966
17 Hantakulostunnaru Jagrattha S. D. Lal Geethanjali 1966
18 Chadarangam S. V. Ranga Rao Geethanjali May 19, 1967
19 Satyame jayam P. V. Rama Rao Prasanna Lakshmi Jul 18, 1967
20 Upayamlo apayam T. Krishna Geethanjali Sep 7, 1967 Acted as a Villain with Krishna as Hero
21 Sri Krishnavataram Kamalakara Kameswara Rao Oct 12, 1967 Arjunudu
22 Premalo pramadam Joseph Taliyat Krishna Kumari Oct 27, 1967
23 Raktha sindhooram Seetharam Vijaya Lalitha Dec 7, 1967 3 Heroes, Ramakrishna, Balaiah, Shoban Babu
24 Rajayogam K. S. R. Das Geethanjali 1967
25 Adrushtavanthulu M. Gopi Geethanjali 1967
26 Mugguru Maratilu P. Sambasiva Rao 1967
27 Sukha Dukhalu I. N. Murthy Jayalalitha Jan 4, 1968 Paired with Jayalalitha
28 Asadhyudu V. Ramachandra Rao Sandhya Rani Jan 12, 1968
29 Ranabheri Giduturi Suryam Geethanjali Feb 9, 1968
30 Veeranjaneya Kamalakara Kameswara Rao Apr 5, 1968
31 Jeevitha bandham M. S. Gopinath Jul 27, 1968 Kantha Rao
32 Aggi meeda guggilam G. Vishwanatham Vijayalalitha Sep 26, 1968
33 Nene monaganni S. D. Lal Oct 4, 1968
34 Pedarasi Peddamma Katha Giduturi Suryam Vijayalalitha Nov 29, 1968 Paired with Kantha Rao
35 Bhale Kodallu K. Balachander Kanchana 1968
36 Bangaru Sankellu G. Ramineedu 1968 Guest role
37 Chiranjeevi Savithri Savithri Apr 5, 1969 Paired with Savitri
38 Gajadonga Ganganna A. M. Sameeyulla May 17, 1969
39 Kadaladu Vadaladu B. Vittalacharya Jul 9, 1969
40 Aggi Veerudu B. Vittalacharya Vijaya Lalitha Oct 17, 1969
41 Karpura Harathi V. Ramachandra Rao Vanisri Nov 28, 1969
42 Sri Rama katha Padmanabham Jayalalitha 1969
43 Janmabhoomi G. Vishwanatham Srivani Jul 25, 1970
44 Pachani samsaram Lakshmi Deepak Sandhya Rani Aug 7, 1970
45 Suguna sundari katha H. S. Venu Manimala, DhanaSri Sep 11, 1970
46 Marina Manishi C. S. Rao Manimala Sep 24, 1970
47 Evarini nammali Laxman Gore Oct 10, 1970
48 Sri Krishna Vijayam Kamalakara Kameswara Rao Jan 11, 1971 Satyaki
49 Manasu Maangalyam K. Pratyagatma Jan 28, 1971
50 Vikramarka Vijayam Giduturi Suryam Vijaya Nirmala Feb 12, 1971 Vikramarkudu
51 Andariki Monagadu M. Mallikarjuna Rao Feb 19, 1971
52 Katti ki kankanam K. S. R. Das Vijayalalitha Feb 19, 1971
53 Rowdilaku Rowdilu K. S. R. Das Vijayalalitha, Dhana Sri Jun 11, 1971
54 Maa Ilavelpu G.V.R. Seshagiri Rao K. R. Vijaya Jun 12, 1971
55 Adrushta jathakudu K. Hemambaradhara Rao Vijayalalitha Aug 6, 1971
56 Bangaru kutumbam K. S. R. Das Aug 13, 1971
57 Bomma Borusa K. Balachander Vennira Aadai Nirmala Aug 28, 1971
58 Korada Rani K. S. Reddy Jyothi Lakshmi Feb 9, 1972
59 Raitu Kutumbam Tatineni Rama Rao Geethanjali Feb 17, 1972
60 Pilla Piduga K. S. R. Das Jyothi Lakshmi Mar 3, 1972 Amar
61 Datta Putrudu T. Lenin Babu Vennira Aadai Nirmala Jun 15, 1972
62 Adrushta Devatha K. S. R. Das Geethanjali Jun 30, 1972
63 Kalavari Kutumbam K. S. R. Das Rajasree Sep 9, 1972
64 Badi Panthulu P. Chandrasekhara Reddy Jayanthi Nov 23 1972 Acted as NTR elder son Satyam
65 Sabhash Bullemma Vijay Vijayalalitha 1972
66 Panjaramlo Pasipapa Giduturi Suryam Rajasree, Jyothi Lakshmi Feb 1, 1973 Dual role Dharma Rao, Sridhar
67 Ajanma Brahmachari Padmanabham Geethanjali Mar 2, 1973
68 Mallamma Katha Sanjeevi Vijayalalitha Apr 27, 1973
69 Devudamma K. V. Nandana Rao Geethanjali Jun 15, 1973
70 Nenu Naa Desam M. S. Gopinath Vijaya Nirmala, Geethanjali Aug 15, 1973 Dual role
71 Varasuralu B. Harinarayana Vijaya Nirmala Aug 30, 1973
72 Pasi hrudayalu M. Mallikarjuna Rao Jamuna, Sunandini Oct 25, 1973
73 Jyothi-Laxmi K. S. Reddy Jyothi Lakshmi Dec 7, 1973
74 Bangaru manasulu K. S. Reddy Jamuna 1973
75 Kannavari kalalu S. S. Balan Geethanjali Jan 11, 1974 Air Commodore Raju
76 Premalu Pellillu V. Madhusudana Rao Jan 12, 1974
77 Khaidi Babai T. Krishna Feb 15, 1974
78 Nijarupalu K. V. Nandana Rao Vijaya Nirmala Mar 29, 1974
79 Nomu Pattu Chandrakala Aug 15, 1974 Super Hit and gave stardom to Ramakrishna
80 Stree gouravam S. S. Devadas 1974
81 Sri Ramanjaneya Yuddham Bapu Jan 10, 1975 Lakshmanudu
82 Yashoda Krishna C. S. Rao Manjula Feb 6, 1975
83 Rajyamlo rabandulu K. S. Prasad Vijayalalitha Mar 6, 1975
84 Adadani adrustam G. V. R. Sheshagiri Rao Mamatha Mar 14, 1975
85 Maya Maschindra Babubhai Mistry Anitha May 9, 1975
86 Ammayila sapatham G. V. R. Sheshagiri Rao Chandrakala May 30, 1975
87 Pooja Murugan Kumaran Vanisri Sep 4, 1975 Biggest Hit as a Solo Hero
88 Devude Digivaste Dasari Narayana Rao Sep 19, 1975
89 Pichodi pelli K. S. Reddy Y. Vijaya Oct 3, 1975
90 Bullemma Sapatham Vijay Vijayalalitha Dec 5, 1975
91 Bala Nagamma C. S. Rao 1975
92 Naga Balayogi B. Harinarayana Vijaya Nirmala 1975
93 Kotalo paga B. Vittalacharya Jayasudha Jan 14, 1976 Own production
94 Aasthi kosam Giduturi Suryam Prameela Apr 16, 1976
95 Ee kalam pillalu Lakshmi Deepak Prabha Apr 17, 1976
96 Vanaja Girija Gowtham Jamuna Apr 22, 1976
97 Naa Pere Bhagavan S. D. Lal Manjula Apr 30, 1976
98 Doralu Dongalu K. S. R. Das Vanisri May 6, 1976
99 Magadu S. D. Lal Latha May 21, 1976
100 Alludochadu K. Pratyagatma Jayasudha Jun 10, 1976
101 Poruginti pullakura V. Madhusudhan Rao Kanchana Aug 20, 1976
102 Seelaniki siksha D. S. Prakasha Rao Sarada Nov 5, 1976
103 Manchiki maro peru C. S. Rao Prabha Dec 9, 1976
104 Mangalyaniki maro mudi K. Vishwanath Jayaprada 1976
105 Nijam Nidrapodu Rajasri Mamata 1976
106 Gouramma nee mogudevaramma Lakshmi Deepak Vanisri 1976
107 Poornamma Katha Surabhi Balasaraswathi 1976
108 Kurukshetram Kamalakara Kameswara Rao Jan 14, 1977 Balaramudu
109 Chakradhari V. Madhusudhan Rao Feb 3, 1977 Lord Panduranga / Ranganna
110 Judge gari kodalu V. Madhusudhan Rao Jayaprada Feb 25, 1977
111 Swarganiki nichenalu N. Gopala Krishna Prabha, Jayachitra Feb 25, 1977
112 Jeevitham lo vasantham U. S. V. Pani Chandrakala Sep 9, 1977
113 Manchi roju MS Sriram Jamuna 1977
114 Seeta Rama leela Thota Rammohana Rao Sarada, Chandrakala 1977
115 Sri Krishna Jarasandha G. V. Prabhakar Rao 1977
116 Prayanamlo padanisalu M. S. Kotareddy Jayachitra Apr 6, 1978
117 Shri Rama Pattabhishekam N. T. Rama Rao Sep 7, 1978 Laxmana
118 Katakataala Rudraiah Dasari Narayana Rao Jayachitra Oct 11, 1978
119 Allari pillalu C. S. Rao Jayachitra Mar 16, 1979
120 Oka challani rathri K. Vasu Halam May 18, 1979
121 Swami drohulu Giduturi Suryam Vijayalalitha Jul 27, 1979
122 Shri Vinayaka Vijayamu Kamalakara Kameswara Rao Dec 22, 1979 Lord Maha Vishnuvu
123 Asadhyulaku Asadhyudu R. Sundaram Reena Apr 4, 1980 CID
124 Yuvatharam Kadilindi Dhavala Satyam Aug 15, 1980
125 Lakshmi nilayam T Krishna 1980
126 Maa inti Devatha Padmanabham Nov 1, 1980
127 Ramapuram lo Seetha Dhavala Satyam Sujatha Dec 12, 1981 Own production
128 Mantralaya Sri Raghavendra Vaibhavam M. R. Nag Chandrakala 1982 Acted as Raghavendra Swamy
129 Bahudoorapu Batasari Dasari Narayana Rao 1983
130 Aadadani Saval K. S. R. Das Vijayalalitha 1983 Navy officer Ramu
131 Jamesbond 999 P. Chandrasekhar Reddy 1984 SP and Villain
132 Adarshavanthudu Kodi Ramakrishna Jul 30, 1984
133 Sangeetha Samrat Singeetam Srinivasa Rao 1984
134 Ugra Roopam M. Rosi Raju 1984
135 Brahmastram G. Rammohana Rao Feb 14, 1986 Inspector, Heroin brother
136 Ugra Narasimham Dasari Narayana Rao IG 1986
137 Tandra Paparayudu Dasari Narayana Rao Oct 9, 1986 Rangarayudu
138 Viswanatha Nayakudu Dasari Narayana Rao Aug 14, 1987 Natyacharyudu
139 Marana Homam A. Kodandarami Reddy Oct 9, 1987
140 Maa Voori Magadu K. Bapaiah Oct 30, 1987 Brother of Krishna, SP
141 Akshintalu Mouli 1987
142 Lankeswarudu Dasari Narayana Rao Oct 27, 1989
143 Samrat Ashoka N. T. Rama Rao May 28, 1992 Jayamallu
144 Enkanna Babu Dasari Narayana Rao 1992 Lord Venkateswara
145 Maya Bazaar Dasari Narayana Rao 1995 Dharmaraju

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Telugu Actor Ramakrishna Dead". The Times of India. 23 October 2001.

Mantaralaya Sree Raghavendra Vaibhavam (1981)

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