Krishnam Raju

Krishnam Raju Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 21, 2023

Date of Birth

20 / January / 1940


84 Years


Actor Politician

Krishnam Raju, a well-known Telugu actor in the seventies and sixties, and an ex-Union Minister for Defense, and External Affairs passed over on the 11th of September 2022 while being treated for a minor sickness in the AIG Hospital at around 3.30 am.

Krishnam Raju Height Age, Death, Family, Girlfriend, Wife Biography, and More

Krishnam Raju was 83 years old and was left behind by his three daughters as well as his wife. In addition to being a well-known actor in the film industry, Krishnam Raju was elected to the Lok Sabha in 1998 and again in 1999, on a BJP ticket. He was the state minister for four terms in Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s final time as Prime Minister of India from 1999 to 2004.

Family Early Life

He was born on 20 January 1940 to Uppalapati Veera Venkata Satyanarayana. Raju. Film producer U. Suryanarayana Raju is his younger brother, and actor Prabhas has been his uncle. Krishnam Raju at one time was a journalist for his newspaper Andhra Ratna and was also named the 2nd Best Photographer Award at the State level.

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Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification BBA
School St. Patrick School, Chennai
College / University MSR College, Hyderabad
Others Not Known

Personal Life

Uppalapati Venkata Krishnamraju was born in Mogalthur, West Godavari district on the 20th of January, 1940, and married Uppalapati Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Raju. 1 In his first wedding, He wed Seeta Devi, who passed away later. in death. Then, on the 20th of September, 1996.

He got married to Syamala Devi. The couple later had three daughters. 1. The actor Prabhas was his cousin also filmmaker U. Suryanarayana Raju is his brother. Siddharth Rajkumar, a second nephew made his acting debut in the film Keratam (2011). Andhra Ratna was Krishnam Raju’s employer during his time as a journalist.

 Acting Career

He entered Tollywood in 1966, with the release of Chilaka Gorinka which was directed by Kotayya Pratyagatma alongside Krishna Kumari. The film he made his debut in won the Nandi Award for Best Feature FilmSilver that year, but it did not achieve the desired results. It was in 1967 that Krishnam Raju acted in the film mythology, Sri Krishnavataram in which he also appeared alongside N.T. Rama Rao.

Political Career

Krishnam Raju is elected to the 12th Lok Sabha in 1998. He was an official part of the Committee on Commerce member, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. He was elected for his seat in the 13th Lok Sabha in the 1999 elections. Krishnam Raju was the Union Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs from 2000 to 2001. He also served as Union Minister for Defence between 2001 and 2002.

Awards, Honours, Achievements

Rashtrapati Award 1977: Best Acting for Amara Deepam
1978: Best Acting for Mana Voori Pandavulu
Filmfare Award South 1977: Best Acting for Amara Deepam
1984: Best Acting for Bobbili Brahmana
1986: Best Acting for Tandra Paparayudu
1988: Best Acting for Antima Teerpu
Nandi Award 1977: Best Acting for Amara Deepam
1984: Best Acting for Bobbili Brahmana
Lifetime Achievement Award 2012: TSR TV9 National Awards
2015: Zee Telugu Award
2015: Gulf Andhra Musical Awards (GAMA)
TSR TV9 National Award 2015 – Legend Actor of Silver Screen
2016 – 5 Decades Star Award

Social Media

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Causes of the Death

At the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology in Hyderabad, India, on September 11, 2022, aged 82, He passed away from the collapse of his lung and a major cardiac arrest. The latter caused his death.

Krishnam Raju Death

Raju passed away on the 11th of September 2022 at the age of 82, as a result of post-COVID-19 complications at the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology Hospitals in Hyderabad, India.

Krishnam Raju’s First Wife’s Accident

A lot of heroes and heroines. Krishnamraj attended the first wedding. In 1995, “Sita Devi’ passed away at the scene of an accident when her car crashed while on the road.

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Mogalturu West Godavari Andhra Pradesh
Children Daughter: Sai Praseeda, Sai Pradeepti, Sai Prakeerti
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 178 CM
Height In Meter 1.78 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Uppalapati Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Raju
Mother: Name Not Known
Profession Actor Politician
Siblings Brother: Uppalapati Surya Narayana Raju
Spous First Wife: Seetha Devi
Second Wife: U. Shyamala Devi
Weight 84 Kg
185.19 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Aquarius


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