M. V. Vasudeva Rao

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M. V. Vasudeva Rao
Born Mudabidri Venkat Rao Vasudeva Rao
c. 1920
British India
Died 22 March 2002(2002-03-22) (aged 81–82)
Bangalore, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor
Awards National Film Award for Best Actor (1975)

Mudabidri Venkat Rao Vasudeva Rao (c. 1920 – 22 March 2002) was an Indian actor. He entered the film world as a child actor in 1928. He won the Best Actor Award at the 23rd National Film Awards for his role of Choma in the Chomana Dudi (1975), a film based on Shivarama Karanth's.[1]

He played a prominent role in Shyam Benegal's Telugu film Kondura. In Mrinal Sen's Oka Oori Katha and Mani Rathnam's Nayakan, Bombay. He acted in over 200 films in his career; however, post Chomana Dudi, he only played minor roles.[2]



  1. ^ "Vasudeva Rao Dead". chitraloka.com. 22 March 2002. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Rao, M. K. Bhaskar (14 April 2002). "A natural". Deccan Herald. Archived from the original on 25 April 2002. Retrieved 2 May 2017. 

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