Raghu Karumanchi

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Raghu
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Born
Raghu Karumanchi

(1968-05-12) 12 May 1968 (age 51)
NationalityIndian
EducationMasters in International Marketing and Information Technology
OccupationActor
Years active2002 - Present
Spouse(s)Vani
ChildrenJhansi Swaapnika
Tejaswi
Parents
  • Karumanchi Venkata Rao (father)
  • Karumanchi Sitamahalakshmi (mother)

Raghu Karumanchi is an Indian actor who predominantly appears in Telugu cinema as a comedian, and supporting actor. He acted in more than 150 films.[1][2][3] He also led a team called Roller Raghu in the popular comedy show Jabardasth on Eenadu TV Channel.[4] He made his debut as an actor with the film Aadi starring Jr. NTR.[5] He got break as an actor with the film Adhurs.[2] He also acted in 1500 TV episodes in 32 titles on various channels.

Life[edit]

His native place is Tenali. He was born and brought up in Hyderabad.[2] His father Venkata Rao is a retired army officer and his mother Sitamahalakshmi is a housewife.[4] He completed his Masters in International Marketing and Information Technology and worked in TVS electronics group for 14 years.[4][6] He is married to Vani on 4 August 2000. She has an M.A in Political science from Nagarjuna University. The couple has two daughters Jhansi Swaapnika and Tejaswi.[2]

Career[edit]

He appeared in 1500 TV episodes in 32 titles on various channels.[4] He worked with all the contemporary Telugu heroes[7] except Pawan Kalyan. He worked with almost all contemporary directors except S. S. Rajamouli and Trivikram Srinivas.[citation needed]

Social awareness[edit]

He received an award from Prasar Bharati and UNICEF for producing the best short film on saving the girl child in 2006.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Aadi Erra Srinu / Sri Krishnananda Swamy
2003 Dil
2005 The Angrez
2008 Hare Ram
2010 Adhurs
Brindavanam
Kalyanram Kathi
2011 Oosaravelli
Pilla Zamindar Ramana
2012 Devaraya Dorababu
2013 Sukumarudu
Mirchi
2014 Loukyam
Aagadu
Yevadu
Race Gurram Peddi Reddy's henchman
Govindudu Andarivadele
Natu kodi Not released
2015 Kick 2
The Angrez 2
Ketugadu
Pataas
Dagudumootha Dandakor
2016 Supreme
Oopiri
Goli Soda
Speedunnodu
Banthi Poola Janaki
2017 Winner
Samanthakamani Constable Satyanarayana
Anando Brahma
Balakrishnudu
2018 Kirrak Party
Devadas
Geetha Govindam
2019 Ruler

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Raghu Karumanchi". maastars.com. Movie Artists Association. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d "Interview : Raghu Karumanchi – My role in Adhurs was career defining". 123telugu.com. Mallemala Entertainments. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Telugu Movie Actor Raghu Karumanchi". nettv4u.com. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d "అదుర్స్ రఘు బర్త్ డే ఇంటర్వ్యూ..!". cinejosh.com. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  5. ^ GV. "Comedian Raghu Karumanchi new films". idlebrain.com. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  6. ^ "అవకాశం వస్తే విలన్ పాత్ర చేస్తా". namasthetelangaana.com. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Raghu Karumanchi profile". filmibeat.com. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  8. ^ Staff, Reporter. "Prasar Bharati-UNICEF presents awards for short films". news.webindia123.com. Webdunia123. Retrieved 20 September 2016.