Articles about NT Rama Rao

Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao was a prominent Telugu actor, political leader of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), and three-time former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. He started his career in 1949 as an actor with the film ‘Mana Desam’, and over the following decades, gained popularity for his portrayal of Hindu Gods in numerous movies. He has worked in over 300 films and was awarded the Padma Shri in 1968. In 1982, he entered politics by founding TDP to challenge the INC in Andhra Pradesh. TDP stormed to power in the state in the 1983 Assembly elections, and NTR became Chief Minister for the first time. After an intra-party crisis next year, elections were conducted in 1985, and TDP returned to power, with NTR serving a full term as CM. TDP lost the 1989 elections, and he served as the Leader of Opposition. In the 1994 elections, his party came to power again, and he became CM for the third time, serving till 1995 when he was deposed by his son-in-law, N Chandrababu Naidu. NTR passed away in 1996 from a heart attack.

Jr. NTR's birthday: Fans treated with his fierce 'RRR' look

20 May 2021

Jr. NTR's birthday: Fans treated with his fierce 'RRR' look

Happy 38th birthday, Jr. NTR!

In BJP rejig, Ram Madhav, others replaced; Tejasvi Surya promoted

26 Sep 2020

In BJP rejig, Ram Madhav, others replaced; Tejasvi Surya promoted

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday announced that it would replace senior leaders like Ram Madhav with fresh faces in a reshuffle of party posts.

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

30 Jan 2020

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

With the induction of celebrated badminton star Saina Nehwal right ahead of the crucial Delhi Assembly elections, the Centre-ruling BJP has made it clear that it is looking to up its star power.

Ranbir, Alia cozy up at Ambani's Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations

03 Sep 2019

Ranbir, Alia cozy up at Ambani's Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations

On Ganesh Chaturthi, the Ambanis hosted a grand bash at their Mumbai residence Antilia to celebrate the homecoming of Lord Ganesha.

Here's why Mamata Banerjee chose Brigade Ground for mega rally

19 Jan 2019

Here's why Mamata Banerjee chose Brigade Ground for mega rally

Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground is all set to welcome politicians from across the country for Mamata Banerjee's rally.

Hospital-staff sacked for clicking selfie with ex-Andhra CM's son's body

01 Sep 2018

Hospital-staff sacked for clicking selfie with ex-Andhra CM's son's body

Four staff members of Hyderabad's Kamineni Hospital were sacked for clicking a selfie with the dead body of ex-Andhra CM's son, Nandamuri Harikrishna, who passed away earlier this week.

Actor-politician NTR's son Nandamuri Harikrishna dies in road accident

29 Aug 2018

Actor-politician NTR's son Nandamuri Harikrishna dies in road accident

Former Rajya Sabha MP Nandamuri Harikrishna, the son of NT Rama Rao and brother-in-law of Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu, died in a road accident in Telangana's Nalgonda district today.

Lalu's complaint "Being treated like a common prisoner"

13 Jan 2018

Lalu's complaint "Being treated like a common prisoner"

Many Indian politicians would be qualified for the "narcissistic" title. From Mayawati's statue obsession and Jayalalithaa's devi-like demeanor to NT Rama Rao's delusional theatrics, masses have witnessed interesting moments. However, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav takes the cake.