Subbaraju

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Subba Raju
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Subbaraju Penmatsa
Born Penmatsa Subba Raju
(1977-02-27) 27 February 1977 (age 40)
Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India
Other names Subbaraju, Subba Raju
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)

Penmatsa Subbaraju is an Indian actor and fighter in South Indian cinema. He has acted in many Tollywood films like Amma Nanna O Tamil Ammayi, Arya and Pokiri.

Background[edit]

Subbaraju was born in Bhimavaram, to Penmatsa Ramakrishnam Raju and Vijayalakshmi. He has one elder brother, Pullam Raju, who is a Sanskrit teacher. Subbaraju did his education in D. N. R. College, Bhimavaram. He did his bachelor's degree in Mathematics before doing a computer course and joining Dell Computers, Hyderabad.

Film career[edit]

Subbaraju's introduction to the cinema world was an accident. Tollywood director Krishna Vamsi's personal assistant asked him to fix a computer issue for Krishna Vamsi's personal computer. After going to Krishna Vamsi's house, Subbaraju was offered a small role in Krishna Vamsi's Khadgam.

Popular roles[edit]

  • Subbaraju made his debut in Tollywood with the film Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi, directed by Puri Jagannadh. He played the role of a boxer, who is defeated by the hero in the climax. This role brought him opportunities to star as a fighter/small negative roles in subsequent films.
  • He played a henchman who will do anything for his boss in the movie Arya. In one scene the heroine slaps him with her slipper, leading him to consider killing his boss' son to exact his revenge. The boss's son is played by Siva Balaji.
  • He played a role in Nenunnanu as Shriya's cheating lover.
  • He played a land settlement mafia gangster Mallesh in the movie Pokiri, he attempts to kill hero Mahesh Babu, but towards the end he is killed by the hero.
  • He played a role of comic-villian in Ram Gopal Varma's Dongala Muththa
  • Although he wants to do different types of roles, he is mainly offered villain/negative role because of his physique.
  • Currently, he dons different roles in Tollywood, Kollywood as well as Bollywood.
  • He is playing a hero in the remake of Kannada Film Duniya.[1] Malli will direct the film.
  • He has been in transitional phase from negative to a redeeming character in movies lately, as can be seen in Mirchi (2013).
  • He later played a positive role in Ravi Teja's Power.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Language Notes
2017 Baahubali: The Conclusion post production
Rogue Completed
2016 Madha Gaja Raja Tamil
2016 Srirastu Subhamastu ACP Telugu
2015 Srimanthudu Harsha's brother-in-law Telugu
Temper Ravi Telugu
2014 Yevadu Telugu
Power Rajeev Telugu
Thalaivan Tamil
2013 Sound Thoma Malayalam Malayalam Debut
Mirchi Poorna Telugu
Iddarammayilatho Telugu
2012 Devudu Chesina Manushulu CI Subbaraju Telugu
Bodyguard Shankaram Telugu Remake of the Malayalam film Bodyguard
Businessman Jai Dev's henchman Telugu
2011 Nenu Naa Rakshasi Inspector Vikram Telugu
Aha Naa Pellanta Telugu
Dookudu Dinesh Goud Telugu He acted as a dumb.
Panjaa Telugu
Golconda High School Kiriti Das Telugu Released – Board of Director
Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap Yera Hindi
2010 Pappu Detective Ram Telugu
Leader Dhanunjay Telugu
Seetharamula Kalyanam Telugu
Bindaas Telugu
Namo Venkatesa Bhadrappa Telugu
Sanchari Kannada
Khaleja Govardhan Telugu
2009 Billa Vikram (cameo) Telugu
Siddham Telugu
Sasirekha Parinayam Telugu
2008 Maa Ayana Chanti Pilladu Veerababu Telugu
Neninthe Mallik Telugu Telugu film actor
Raksha Telugu
Baladur Telugu
Bujjigadu Venkat Telugu
Kantri Bhyraagi Telugu
Parugu Chinnabhai Telugu
Pourudu Policeman Hussain Telugu
Okka Magaadu Telugu
Gaja Kannada
2007 Tulasi Telugu
Athidhi Villain Telugu
Sri Mahalakshmi Telugu
Pokkiri Baangu Tamil
Yogi Saidulu, Main Villain Telugu Remake of the Kannada Film Jogi
Gautama Buddha Hindi
Desamuduru Murugesha Telugu
2006 Stalin Telugu Cameo
Pournami Nagendra's son Telugu
Nenjirukkum Varai Tamil
Pokiri Mallesh (Villain Gang Member) Telugu
Shock Telugu
2005 Bhadra Tulasi Telugu
Allari Pidugu Telugu
Jagapati Telugu
Subash Chandra Bose Telugu
Soggadu Telugu
Aayudham Naaga Tamil
Sadaa Mee Sevalo Telugu
Relax Telugu
2004 Arya Telugu
M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi Tamil Remake of Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi
Sri Anjaneyam Telugu
2003 Guest House Villain's friend Telugu
Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi Anand Telugu
Khadgam Telugu

References[edit]

  1. ^ Villain Subbaraju as hero. Andhravilas.com