Rajanala Kaleswar Rao is an Indian an actor primarily known for the villain roles during the1950 and 60s. He was a revenue inspector and a former theater artist who won many awards and accolades before being introduced to the silver screen by the legendary director HM Reddy with “Pratighna” in a negative role alongside the hero Kantha Rao.

    In the later years, the duo became the much sought-after hero-villain combination in folk-lore movies. He was a dominant villain during his prime and was charged remuneration equally to that of a hero. Most popular movies of Rajanala include “Ramudu Bheemudu”, “Daana Veera Sura Karna”, “Gundamma Katha” and “Hello Brother”.