Betha Sudhakar

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Sudhakar
Born Betha Sudhakar
May 18, 1959 (aged 57)
Markapuram, Prakasam District, Andhra Pradesh, India
Residence Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor & Producer

Sudhakar Betha is a South Indian film actor. He acted more than 600 films in Telugu, Tamil languages. He produced several films in Telugu, including the super hit Yamudiki Mogudu.

Background[edit]

Sudhakar was born in Markapuram, Prakasam district. His father was a deputy collector who traveled all across Andhra Pradesh.[1] He studied till intermediate in Andhra-Christian College, Guntur and then joined a Madras film institute and ventured into films.

Film career[edit]

Telugu films[edit]

In the beginning days in the Telugu film industry he was a lead actor in Srushti Rahasyalu, Oorikicchina Maata, Bhogi Mantalu, Konte Kodallu and others. He then started doing comedy roles which fit him well. He is famous for his peculiar voice modulation. He became a popular comedian in the 1980s and 90s by his dialogue pronunciation.

Tamil films[edit]

After intermediate, Sudhakar went to Madras and joined the Madras Film Institute in 1976. There he met Chiranjeevi and Hari Prasad who were his classmates. Among the three, Sudhakar got the first chance to act as a hero with actress Radhika in a Tamil movie Kizhakke Pogum Rail which was a super hit. He then established himself as an actor in Tamil, enjoyed a 100-day run in three of his very few Tamil movies. He and Radhika were a hit pair, acting together in 11 films.

Awards[edit]

He won the Nandi Award for best comedian twice for the films Peddarikam and Snehitulu.

Filmography[edit]

Telugu[edit]

Actor[edit]

Year Film Language Role Notes
2005 Sankranthi Telugu Anji
2004 Cheppave Chirugali Telugu
2003 Fools Telugu Satti Pandu
2002 Gemini Telugu Khanna
2001 Family Circus Telugu Anji
2001 Snehamante Idera Telugu Krishna Moorthy "Kittu"
2001 Chinna Telugu
2001 Ninnu Choodalani Telugu
2001 Kushi Telugu Dance Master
2000 Moodu Mukkalaata Telugu Pandu
2000 Choosoddaam Randi Telugu Kasi
1999 Abhishekam Telugu
1999 Postman Telugu Bullebbayi
1999 Maa Balaji Telugu
1999 Yamajathakudu Telugu Pichaiah
1999 Iddaru Mitrulu Telugu Harishchandra
1999 Raja Telugu Balu
1999 Swapnalokam Telugu
1998 Auto Driver Telugu
1998 Snehitulu Telugu
1998 Shrimati Vellosta Telugu Ravi's friend
1998 Suprabhatam Telugu Tatabbai
1998 Pelli Peetalu Telugu Veera Babu
1998 Pelli Kanuka Telugu Bholak Singh
1997 Pattukondi Chooddaam Telugu
1997 Subhakankshalu Telugu Gopi
1997 Dongaata Telugu Techhal
1997 Ugadi Telugu
1997 Hitler Telugu Kantha Rao
1997 Gokulamlo Seetha Telugu Babu Rao
1997 Suswagatham Telugu Shanmukha Sharma
1997 Muddula Mogudu Telugu Giri
1997 Pellichesukundam Telugu Subba Rao
1997 Pelli Pandiri Telugu Goldman
1996 Bombay Priyudu Telugu Pyarelal
1996 Pavitra Bandham Telugu Prasad
1996 Little Soldiers Telugu Seshagiri's son
1996 Sahasa Veerudu Sagara Kanya Telugu Lingaraju
1995 Shubhamastu Telugu Erupu
1995 Raja Simham Telugu
1995 Sisindri Telugu Jakkanna
1995 Ali Baba Adbhuta Deepam Telugu
1995 Sankalpam Telugu Madhu
1995 Bhale Bullodu Telugu Balu
1994 Teerpu Telugu Satti Pandu
1994 Mugguru Monagallu Telugu Bulli Beneerji
1994 Allari Premikudu Telugu Pandem Chandredra Rao
1994 Bhale Pellam Telugu
1993 Aashayam Telugu Manoj
1993 Allari Priyudu Telugu Buchchi Babu
1993 Mechanic Alludu Telugu Raja
1992 420 Telugu Mohanlal
1992 Golmaal Govindam Telugu
1992 Pachchani Samsaram Telugu
1992 Peddarikam Telugu Prasad
1992 Asadhyulu Telugu Vinod
1991 Stuartpuram Police Station Telugu Constable
1991 Kobbari Bondam Telugu
1991 Seetharamaiah Gari Manavaralu Telugu Pavan Kumar
1990 Chinnari Muddula Papa Telugu Sudhakar
1990 Raja Vikramarka Telugu Kireeti
1990 Kodama Simham Telugu
1989 State Rowdy Telugu Mantri
1989 Ontari Poratam Telugu Kesava Scientist
1989 Athaku Yamudu Ammayiki Mogudu Telugu Rekha's brother
1989 Muthyamantha Muddu Telugu Chakradhar
1988 Yamudiki Mogudu Telugu
1988 Samsaram Telugu
1988 Prithviraj Telugu
1987 Aatma Bandhuvulu Telugu
1987 Chakravarthy Telugu
1987 Majnu Telugu Alekhya's husband
1986 Chantabbai Telugu
1986 Tandra Paparayudu Telugu
1984 Janani Janmabhoomi Telugu
1983 Prema Pichollu Telugu
1983 Konte Kodallu Telugu
1982 Chilipi Vayasu Telugu
1981 Ooriki Ichina Maata Telugu Koti
1981 Bhogimantalu Telugu
1981 Agni Poolu Telugu Bobby Shivam
1980 Pavitra Prema Telugu
1979 Kalyana Ramudu Telugu

Producer[edit]

Year Film Director
1988 Yamudiki Mogudu Ravi Raja Pinisetty
1989 Tatayya Pelli Manavadi Shobhanam Sahithi
1993 Parugo Parugu Relangi Narasimha Rao
1994 Kishkindakanda T. Prabhakar

Tamil[edit]

Year Film Role
1990 Athisaya Piravi
1988 Maduraikara Thambi
1988 Kai Naattu
1982 Mamiyara Marumagala
1982 Thunaivi
1981 Tharayil Vazhum Meengal
1981 Nadhi Ondru Karai Moondru
1981 Pen Manam Pesugirathu
1981 Oruthi Mattum Karaiyinile
1981 Pennin Vazhkai
1980 Rusi Kanda Poonai Ramesh
1980 Malargale Malarungal
1980 Enga Ooru Rasathi
1980 Edhir Veettu Jannal
1980 Azhaithal Varuven
1980 Chinnajiru Kiliye
1980 Anna Paravai
1980 Chinna Chinna Veedu Katti
1980 Kallukkul Eeram Sudhakar
1980 Aayiram Vaasal Idhayam
1979 Suvarilladha Chiththirangal Murthy
1979 Sakkalathi
1979 Niram Maaratha Pookkal Sudhakar
1979 Inikkum Ilamai
1979 Karai Kadantha Oruthi
1979 Ponnu Oorukku Pudhusu
1979 Manthoppu Killiye
1978 Kizhake Pogum Rail Paranjothi

Hindi[edit]

Year Film Role
1983 Shubh Kaamna Gyanshankar

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Interview with Comedian Sudhakar". telugucinema.com. 2006. 

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