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|Born||8 October 1918
Pekeru, Andhra Pradesh
|Died||30 December 2006
He acted in many Telugu, Tamil, Kannada films, receiving recognition for the Bhagavan character in Devadasu (1953).
He received the H. M. Reddy award in 2002.
He died in Chennai on 30 December 2006.
He has five sons from two marriages, the second one to the actress Jayanthi (Krishna Mohan - Peketi Ranga Rao - Venku & Gopal Peketi from his first wife and Krishna Kumar from Jayanthi) and four daughters ( Laxmi - Shanti ( wife of Thiagarajan) Rani Kumar Tindal (CA) and Poornima from his first wife. His son Peketi Rangarao is an art director. His son-in-law Thiagarajan is an actor, director. His grandson Prashanth, son of Thiagarajan is a Tamil actor still working in Tamil movies.
1974 Alluri Seetha Rama Raju Dy. Collector
|1958||Pelli Naati Pramanalu||Telugu||Actor/M.V.Tesam|
|1960||Sri Venkateswara Mahatyam||Telugu||Actor|
|1975||Daari Tappida Maga||Kannada||Director|
|1978||Maathu Thappadha Maga||Kannada||Director|
- Staff, Reporter. "Telugu actor dead". thehindu.com. Kasturi and Sons. Retrieved 23 July 2016.