Nandamuri Harikrishna

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Nandamuri Harikrishna
Born (1956-09-02) 2 September 1956 (age 58)
Nimmakuru, Andhra Pradesh, India
Occupation Politician, Actor, Producer
Years active 1970–Present
Spouse(s) Lakshmi (m. 1973) (3 children)
Shalini (1 child)
Children Janaki Ram (Son) [1](deceased)
Suhasini (Daughter)
Kalyan Ram (Son)
NTR Jr. (Son)
Parent(s) N. T. Rama Rao
Basava Tarakam
Relatives Nandamuri Balakrishna (brother)
Purandhareswari (sister)
Taraka Ratna (nephew)
N. Chandrababu Naidu (brother-in-law)

Nandamuri Harikrishna (born 2 September 1956 in Nimmakuru, Andhra Pradesh, India) is a politician who has also acted in Telugu movies.

He is the fourth son of actor, producer, founder of Telugu Desam Party and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao. In 2008 he was a candidate of the Telugu Desam Party for election to Rajya Sabha.[2] From his first marriage, he has two sons, Janaki Ram and Kalyan Ram and a daughter Suhasini. From his second marriage he has a son, Taraka Ram who was later renamed as NTR Jr by his grand father, NTR himself. Both Kalyan Ram & Jr. NTR are well noted actors in the Telugu cinema with the later being among the top league.

Film career[edit]

Harikrishna made his acting debut as a child artist in Sri Krishnavataram[3] as little Krishna in 1964 directed by Kamalakara Kameshwara Rao. He then starred in Talla Pellamma (1970) which was followed by Tatamma Kala (1974), Tatamma Kala (1974), Daana Veera Shura Karna (1977). After a long gap he returned to acting career with a guest role in Mohan babu starrer Sri Ramulayya (1998) followed by a full length role alongside Nagarjuna in Seetharama Raju (1999). His notable films are Laahiri Laahiri Laahirilo (2002) & Seetayya (2003) which are directed by YVS Chowdary and these films are biggest hits of his career.


Year Film Role Notes
1967 Sri Krishnavataram Little Krishna Child Artist
1970 Talla Pellama Child Artist
1974 Tatamma Kala Venkatesam
Ram Raheem Raheem
1977 Daana Veera Soora Karna Arjuna Also Producer of the Movie
1998 Sri Ramulayya Comrade 'Sathyam' Cameo Role
1999 Seetharama Raju Seetayya
2002 Lahiri Lahiri Lahirilo Krishnama Naidu
Siva Rama Raju Ananda Bhupati Raju Cameo Role
2003 Seetayya Seetayya
Tiger Harischandra Prasad Harischandra Prasad
2004 Swamy Swamy
2005 Sravanamasam Trimurtulu


  1. ^ Janaki Ram Died in an accident
  2. ^ "Detailed Profile: Shri Nandamuri Harikrishna". Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  3. ^ "Sri Krishnavataram (1967)". Retrieved 2010-09-12. 

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