Junior NTR Biography
Junior NTR ( born Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Jr.), also known as Jr. NTR or Tarak, is an Indian film actor, Kuchipudi dancer, playback singer and television personality known for his works in Telugu cinema. He is the grandson of Telugu actor, and former Chief Minister (CM) of Andhra Pradesh, N. T. Rama Rao, who was commonly referred to as NTR. In 1996, he starred as a child artist in Ramayanam, which won the National Film Award for Best Children’s Film for that year. His debut as an adult was in 2000 with the film Ninnu Choodalani.
In his film career, Jr. NTR has worked in twenty-six films. He has won one state award, two Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award and four CineMAA
Awards. In addition to being a movie actor, he is the brand ambassador for several brands such as Malabar Gold, Himani Navratna Hair Oil and Zandu Balm in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
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Jr NTR Age
He was born on 20th May 1983 in Hyderabad, India. He is 36 years old.
Jr NTR Height
He stands at a height of 1.68 m tall.
Jr NTR Family
He is a son to Nandamuri Harikrishna and Shalini Nandamuri and his siblings are Nandamuri Kalyan Ram and Janaki Ram Nandamuri .
Jr NTR Wife
He is married to Lakshmi Pranathi and together they are blessed with one baby boy.
Junior NTR’s Early life
Rama Rao Jr. was born on 20 May 1983 in Hyderabad to Telugu film actor and politician Nandamuri Harikrishna and Shalini Bhaskar Rao. He is the grandson of Telugu actor and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. T. Rama Rao. He did his schooling at Vidyaranya High School, Hyderabad, and completed his Intermediate education at St. Mary’s College, Hyderabad. He is a trained Kuchipudi dancer.
He is the half-brother of actor and producer, Nandamuri Kalyan Ram, the nephew of actor and politician Nandamuri Balakrishna and current Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu, and the cousin of actor Taraka Ratna and also politician Nara Lokesh.
He married Narne Lakshmi Pranathi, on 5 May 2011 at Hitex Exhibition Center, Madhapur. They have one son, Abhay Ram.
Junior NTR’s Career
Jr. NTR hosts the Telugu version of Bigg Boss reality show that is broadcast on Star Maa channel. The first season of the show began airing on Star MAA from 16th July 2017.
Junior NTR Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of US$60million.
Junior NTR Brand endorsements
He is the brand ambassador for Malabar Gold, Himani Navratna Hair Oil & talc powder, Boro Plus Powder and Zandu Balm in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana.
Junior NTR’s Political stint and accident
Tarak was one of the campaigners for the Telugu Desam Party, for the Indian general election, 2009 from April to May 2009. On 26 March 2009, after electioneering, en route to Hyderabad, the SUV in which he was a passenger, was struck head-on with another vehicle, at Suryapet. He and his companions were thrown out off the SUV and suffered injuries. He was treated at Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, in Secunderabad, where he recuperated well.
Junior NTR In Philanthropy
In 2009, Jr. NTR announced that he intended to donate 20 lakhs to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to take up relief operations for flood victims. During Baadshah audio function in 2013, a fan died due to a heavy stampede, NTR along with producer Bandla Ganesh donated 5 lakhs to his family. Jr. NTR also promised to take care of his family, due to the fan’s sudden demise.
In 2014, Jr. NTR announced that he intended to donate 20 lakhs to CM’s Relief Fund to take up relief operations for victims of Cyclone Hudhud in Andhra Pradesh.
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Nandamuri Harikrishna was an Indian film actor, producer and politician. He was known for his works in Telugu cinema. Harikrishna was the fourth son of Telugu matinee idol, and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. T. Rama Rao. Harikrishna was the father of actors N. T. Rama Rao Jr., and Nandamuri Kalyan Ram.
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Jr NTR’s ‘Aravinda Sametha’ gets U/A certificate
The announcement was made on the production banner’s official Twitter handle.
“Young Tiger @tarak9999 is ready to move you with his ferocious yet progressive character in #AravindhaSametha on 11th October. The movie got a U/A from censors. We are thankful to everyone on this incredible journey. Let’s meet you in Theaters. A #Trivikram’s Celluloid!” read the tweet.
‘Aravinda Sametha’, set in the backdrop of Rayalaseema has been directed by Trivikram Srinivas and features Jr NTR and Pooja Hegde in the lead roles with Eesha Rebba, Sunil, Jagapathi Babu, Naga Babu, Rao Ramesh, Naveen Chandra, Eshwari Rao in key roles. The film has been produced by S Radha Krishna under his home banner Haarika & Hassine Creations.