Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, the famous actor of Telugu movies, is also known as NTR. NTR started his movie career in the year 1949 with the Telugu movie Mana Desam. He did more than 300 movies. Along with acting, he has written scripts for many movies and has also made many movies as a filmmaker. Rama Rao was awarded the Padma Shri in the year 1968 by the Government of India for his contribution to Indian cinema. Apart from Telugu, NTR also did Tamil and Hindi movies. He was such an actor who played the character of Krishna 17 times in his career. 'Shri Krishnarjuna Yudham', 'Karnam' and 'Daanveer Soor Karna' are very popular in these movies. NT Rama Rao is the first Indian actor to make this record. Later, NTR left mythological movies and started doing roles in which the protagonist fought against the system.
NTR founded a party in 1982 and has also participated in politics. Being a famous actor, NTR and his party achieved tremendous success. With this, he became the 10th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. Between 1983 and 1994, he became the Chief Minister of the state three times. It is said that NTR had formed this party to take revenge on Rajiv Gandhi and when the party entered the elections, it has won with a huge majority. Today it is the main political party of the state. Talking about the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), whose foundation was laid by an actor to take revenge on Rajiv Gandhi, not for the betterment of the society or for the betterment of the people.
Talking about NTR's personal life, he married his maternal uncle's daughter Basav Tarakam in 1942. NTR had 8 sons and 4 daughters. His wife has passed away in 1985. Rama Rao married Telugu writer Lakshmi Parvati in 1993 at the age of 70, but Lakshmi has never been accepted by NTR's family. NTR's grandson Jr. NTR is a well-known name in South Movies. Let us tell you that in political life, Rama Rao had to see very difficult days. NTR was removed from both the posts of CM and party president by son-in-law Chandrababu Naidu. Rama Rao with his second wife Lakshmi Parvati was on one side and his entire family was against him on the other.