Krishnam Raju Profile, Height, Age, Family, Wife, Wiki, Biography & More

Krishnam Raju

Krishnam Raju Profile, Height, Age, Family, Wife, Wiki, Biography & More

Raja Uppalapati Chinna Venkata Krishnam Raju (20 January 1940 – 11 September 2022) is an Indian film Actor mainly works in Telugu cinema. He is widely known as Rebel Star for his rebellious actor style. He is also the winner of the first Nandi Award for Best Actor. Krishnam Raju has played in more than 183 feature films during his career. He made his film debut with the 1966 film Chilaka Gorinka produced and directed by Kotayya Pratyagatma. Uppalapati has won five Filmfare Awards South and three Nandi State Awards. Uppalapati is also an active politician.

Krishnam Raju was born to Ugalapati Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Raju, Mogalthur, in the western part of Godavari district. He had a wife before his marriage to Shyamaladevi in ​​1996. He has four daughters, one of the first wife and the remaining three of his second wife. The film producer U. Suryanarayana Raju is his younger brother and the actor Prabhas is his nephew. Another nephew, Siddharth Rajkumar, made his film debut with Keratam (2011). Krishnam Raju worked as a journalist for Andhra Ratna. He received the second best photographer at the state level. He loves cameras and has a collection of cameras. He is the owner of Gopi Krishna Movies.

After the late 1990s, he became active in politics. He joined the Bharatiya Janata party and was elected to the 12th and 13th Lok Sabha constituencies of Kakinada and Narasapur. He served as Minister of State at the Ministry of External Affairs in the Third Vajpayee Ministry from 1999 to 2004. On March 24, 2009, he joined Chiranjeevi’s Praja Rajyam Party. During the 2009 State Assembly elections, he ran for the position of MP. seat of Rajahmundry and lost because he was associated with PRP. He passed away on 11 September 2022 Sunday morning due to a cardiac arrest. He was under treatment in AIG Hopital, Hyderabad


Krishnam Raju Biodata and Biography

Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju
Krishnam Raju, Rebel Star
Date Of Birth
20 January 1940
Date of Death
11 September 2022
82 Years (as in 2022)
Place of Death
AIG Hospital, Hyderabad
Profession / Occupation
Actor, Politician, Journalist, Photographer (Telugu)
Mother Tongue
Zodiac Sign
Height / Weight
5′ 8” / 65kg
First Movie
Chilaka Gorinka (1966, Telugu)
First Debut Movie
Chilaka Gorinka (1966, Telugu)
Money Factor
Not Known


Krishnam Raju Family and Relatives

Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Raju
Not Known
U. Suryanarayana Raju (Younger) (Producer)
Not Known
Marital Status
Seetha Devi (Died)
Shyamala Devi (m.1996)
Sai Praseedha, Sai Pradeepti, Sai Prakeerti
Sons None
Nephew Prabhas (Actor), Siddharth Rajkumar (Actor)


Krishnam Raju Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters
173 cm
Height in Meters
1.73 m
Height in Feet Inches
5′ 8”
Body Measurement
Chest Size
44 inches
Waist Size
38 inches
Biceps Size
15 inches
Eye Colour
Hair Colour



Krishnam Raju Education School and Colleges

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


Krishnam Raju Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place
Mogalthur, West Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India
Home Town
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Present Residence
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
House Address
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Phone No / Mobile No
Not Known
Email ID
Not Known
Not Known


Krishnam Raju 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 Brahmanna
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 Brahmanna
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



Krishnam Raju Social Media

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