TOP ACTORS OF TOLLYWOODby kommana280 | created - 16 Feb 2011 | updated - 17 Feb 2011 | Public
Actor | Maya Bazaar
S.V. Ranga Rao was born on July 3, 1918 in Nuziweedu, Andhra Pradesh, India as Samarla Venkata Ranga Rao. He was an actor and producer, known for Maya Bazaar (1957), Maya Bazaar (1957) and Chadarangam (1967). He was married to Leelavathi. He died on July 18, 1974 in Madras, India.
He is greatest actor of all timein telugu industry .He is one of the best actors in Indian cinema.He acted almost every character in history. He showed a kind of recklessness and arrogance in his dialogue delivery. The iconic status did not reach him so easily. He struggled a lot and from that struggle born a great actor of all times. He won the Best Actor Award for his portrayal of Keechaka in Narthansala at the Indonesian Film Festival. It the first time an Indian actor received an international award in acting. Surprisingly, this fact is not well-known among many people.After getting the award he felt very sad that his own country couldn't honor his talent even though it is accepted by all Indian film fraternity that no one can ever match to SVR acting talent. His dialogue delivery cannot be matched with that of any film personality in the world as he can deliver dialogues even written in Sanskrit with so ease and with complete emotions that no one can ever come close to him in this aspect,it is said that even N.T.R who was great at delivering dialogues in telugu use to stammer in front of S.V.R. Maya Bazaar and Missamma are among his famous movies. The very mention of "Maya Bazaar" brings the picture of S.V.R. as Ghatothkacha in the minds of Andhras and Tamilians. His role as "Nepali Mantrik" in "Pathala Bhairavi" will continue to be remembered by millions of people.
Actor | Daana Veera Soora Karna
Born into a farmer's family, Rama Rao Taraka Nandamuri got his bachelors of arts degree and took a job with the government. Married to Nandamuri Basavatarakam, he began acting in films, his first being Mana Desam (1949), in which he played a police officer. His first movie as a hero was Palletoori ...
Actor | Indra
This Telugu Star was a student at the Madras Film Institute and an amateur stage actor. His first public performance was in the Republic Day parade ballet of Andra Pradesh on 26 January, 1976. His film debut was Punadhirallu (1978). His brother-in-law is producer Allu Aravind. His success started ...
he is true icon of indian film industry today... every actor should be perfect at action,drama,dance,mass action....all stuff ..which in influences in every film industry there are star being like him to be superstar...(hrithik, vijay , allu arjun, n.t.r .jr)
Actor | Laila Majnu
Akkineni Nageshwara Rao was born on September 20, 1923 in Venkataraghavapuram, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, India as Akkineni Nageswara Rao. He was an actor and producer, known for Laila Majnu (1949), Maya Bazaar (1957) and Seeta Rama Jananam (1944). He was married to Annapurna Akkineni. He ...
Actor | Thyagayya
Chittor V. Nagaiah was born on March 28, 1904 in Repalle Taluk, Andhra Pradesh, India as Uppalam Nageswaram. He was an actor and composer, known for Thyagayya (1946), Naa Illu (1953) and Grihalakshmi (1938). He died on December 30, 1973 in Madras, India.
He was the first South Indian actor to receive Padma Sri award from the Government of India. He remains one of the most notable actors of Indian Cinema.
The film ‘Thyagiah’ was released in the year 1946 was a fabulous classic film of the South Indian film history.Nagiah became the highest paid actor in that time for the film ‘Beedalapatlu’.
6. Mahesh Babu
Actor | 1 - Nenokkadine
Ghattamaneni Mahesh Babu was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, to prominent Telugu Cinema Actor Krishna Ghattamaneni and Smt. Indira Devi on August 9, 1975. He is the younger brother of actor turned producer Ramesh Babu Ghattamaneni. He also has two elder sisters, Padmavathi and actress-producer Manjula...
8. Pawan Kalyan
Actor | Jalsa
Pawan Kalyan's actual name is Konidela Kalyan Babu. He began to call himself as Pawan Kalyan when he worked on his first film, Akkada Abbai Ikkada Ammayi, in 1996. He has worked in several critically and commercially successful films and has established himself as one of the leading actors in ...
9. Shobhan Babu
Actor | Kurukshetra
Shobhan Babu was born on January 14, 1937 in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, India as Sobhana Chalapathi Rao. He was an actor, known for Kurukshetra (1977), Kurukshetramu (1977) and Khaidi Kalidasu (1977). He died on March 20, 2008 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Director | Singhasan
Krishna was born to Veeraraghavayya Chowdhary and Nagaratnamma Ghattamaneni in a remote village called Burripallem, near Tenali in Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was the eldest of the five children from a middle income agrarian family. He could not afford to have convent education, so ...
Actor | Dookudu
Considered as the greatest comedian Telugu film industry ever produced Brahamanandam is a native of Muppala village near Sattenapalli, Brahmanandam completed his M.A (Telugu) and worked as a Lecturer in Telugu before Jandhyala introduced him to the silver screen with a role in the movie '...
16. Allu Arjun
Actor | Race Gurram
Allu Arjun nicknamed Bunny was born on April 8, 1983. His father, Allu Aravind, is a famous producer and his uncle, Chiranjeevi is one of the top actors in the Telugu industry. Also, he is the grandson of late comedian Padmashree Allu Ramalingaiah. He is well-known as stylish star for his unique ...
Actor | Ninne Pelladatha
Nagarjuna did his schooling at Hyderabad Public School and later went to Little Flower Junior College to do his intermediate. After that, he went on to do mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI and later got a masters degree in automobile engineering at San Jose State ...
Actor | Simha
Nandamuri Bala Krishna was born on June 10, 1960 in Madras, Madras State, India as Nandamuri Balakrishna. He is an actor and producer, known for Simha (2010), Sri Rama Rajyam (2011) and Legend (2014). He has been married to Smt Vasundhara Devi since 1982. They have three children.