M. V. Vasudeva Rao
|M. V. Vasudeva Rao|
|Born||Mudabidri Venkat Rao Vasudeva Rao
|Died||22 March 2002
|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.
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.