[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Kota Srinivasa Rao is one of the highly versatile Tollywood actors ever seen by the Telugu Film Industry. He is more famous for his roles played as a villain, comic and positive character roles. He is praised as an actor who can fit into any role irrespective of its shades. He was also elected as an MLA from Vijayawada East assembly constituency from Andhra Pradesh, India.
Kota made his debut with the Telugu film ‘Pranam Khareedu‘ playing a very small uncredited role and has acted in more than 650 films till date. Most of his films are highly acclaimed and Kota received great praises and honors for his performances. He initially performed on stage for drama during his childhood. He has portrayed diverse roles ranging from an earthly scavenger to a princely Duryodhana. Having started his career with smaller and comedy roles, Kota went on to become one of the finest villains and supporting actors Tollywood has ever produced.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”205855″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The movie ‘Pratighatana‘ brought him to fame as a fine performer. He then has become the most popular antagonist of Tollywood and later has acted in Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi movies too. He has received eight state Nandi Awards as best character, villain and supporting actor. He has garnered the South Indian International Movie Award for his work in ‘Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum‘. He even received India’s fourth highest civilian honor Padma Shri for his contribution to Indian cinema.
Some of his famous films include Aha Naa Pellanta(Old), Gaayam, Money, Money Money, Govinda Govinda, Hello Brother, Ganesh, Simhadri, Malliswari, Gudumba Shankar, Andala Ramudu, Pournami, Bommarillu, Khatarnak, Athidi, Ready, Rakta Charitra, Dookudu, Aduvari Matalaku Arthalu Verule to name a few. He is still on with working on many projects.
Padma Shri Kota Srinivasa Rao turns 69 today. On this occasion, thetelugufilmnagar.com wish him a very happy birthday and to live a blissful life.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AArrcx_fKU4″][/vc_column][/vc_row]