Rao Ramesh

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Rao Ramesh
Rao Ramesh at Mukunda success meet.jpg
Ramesh at the success meet of Mukunda in December 2014
Born21 April 1968 (Age 50)
Parent(s)Rao Gopal Rao, Rao Kamala Kumari

Rao Ramesh born (Raavu Ramesh Rao) is an Indian film character actor, known for his works primarily in Telugu cinema, Telugu theatre, and Television.[1] Rao Ramesh is the son of veteran actor Rao Gopal Rao.[2] Rao Ramesh initially appeared in Okkadunnadu (2007), before getting a breakthrough role in Krish's Gamyam (2008), portraying a reformed Naxalite, he received critical acclaim for his portrayal and the film went on to become one of the highest grossing Telugu films of the year.[3][4]

His subsequent films, Kotha Bangaru Lokam (2008), Avakai Biryani (2008) and S. S. Rajamouli's Magadheera (2009) were box office hits, while his role in the latter as a hunchbacked old Tantrink monk won him further acclaim.[3] Throughout the early 2010s, Rao Ramesh became a popular supporting actor and described that by 2015, he was in the "best phase of his career".[5]

Early life[edit]

Rao Ramesh was born in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh to actor Rao Gopal Rao. He was born and brought up in Chennai. His initial schooling was from Sri Ramakrishna Mission School in T. Nagar and later completed a degree in Communications before getting into Still-photography. He later joined K. S. Prakasa Rao, a cinematographer and brother of K. Raghavendra Rao, as an assistant before going to Bangalore to learn industrial photography.[3]

Early Career[edit]

Rao began acting in a Television series directed by Ghantasala Ratna Kumar, but the production was shelved amidst schedules.[3] He subsequently moved back to Chennai and started acting in sap operas such asPavitra Bandham and Kalavari Kodalu, and shot for over 1000 episodes in the space of four and half years.[3]




  • Easan (2010) as Neethirajan
  • Saagasam (2016) as Commissioner Rajamanikam


  1. ^ Srivathsan Nadadhur. "Ramesh Varma plays true to the script". The Hindu.
  2. ^ Sangeetha Devi Dundoo. "Sher review Kalyan Ram". The Hindu.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Rao Ramesh - Telugu Cinema interview - Telugu film actor".
  4. ^ "Rao Ramesh makes a mark". The Times of India.
  5. ^ "Rao Ramesh's 'best phase'". www.deccanchronicle.com/.
  7. ^ Jayakrishnan (14 March 2018). "Mahesh Babu and Kiara Advani shooting a romantic number for 'Bharat Ane Nenu'". The Times of India. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  8. ^ "'RX 100' pre-look poster: Karthikeya starrer promises to be an incredible love story". Times of India.

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