Mallikarjuna Rao (actor)
Anakapalle, Visakhapatnam district, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Died||June 24, 2008 (aged 57)
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Notable work(s)||‘Battala Satyam’ in Ladies Tailor|
Mallikarjuna Rao (Telugu:మల్లికార్జున రావు) (1951 - June 24, 2008) is a popular Comedy Actor in Tollywood. Mallikarjuna Rao, popularly known as Battala Satti for his role in the movie Ladies Tailor. He has acted in many movies in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam Languages. He acted in around 375 Telugu movies over the last 25 years.
Mallikarjuna Rao started his career in films in 1973. He became popular with role of ‘Battala Sattigadu’ in Ladies Tailor directed by Vamsi. Ladies Tailor, Hello Brother, Tammudu and Badri are some of the films in which he excelled audience with his comedy.
His performance in the film Hello Brother was remarkable, mainly the scenes between him and Kota Srinivasa Rao. He got a very different style of comedy mainly his voice with which he used to deliver comedy scenes in a very realistic manner.
His tele serial Appu Chesi Pappu Kudu in Doordarshan channel is one of his most excellent work, which is a most humorous one. It's one of the finest comedy teleserial of the actor and Doordarshan channel.
Popular Telugu Actor, writer Tanikella Bharani treats Mallikarjuna Rao as his guru and to his credit Mallikarjuna Rao introduced L.B. Sriram, actor cum writer to director Vamsi, who gave chance to LB Sriram in his movie. Mallikarjuna Rao was the general secretary of the Movie Artists Association. He also served as the chairman of the Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple in Srinagar colony. He is one of the senior most Comedians in Tollywood.
He is married and has a son and two daughters.
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