Born in Mogartha, West Godavari District on 20 January 1940, he made his film debut in 1966 in Chilaka Golinka. Some of his more popular acts saw him playing bad guys on screen. His antagonist role in the film Avekallu not only proved his acting prowess but also brought him good recognition. Later in his film career, he emerged as a “rebel star” by portraying characters with high emotions. His films Hanthakul Devanthakur, Bhakta Kannappa, Tandra Paparayudu, Bobiri Brahmanna, Rangoon Lodi, Trishulam, Katakatara Rudraya, Mana Buri Pandavulu, Two Town Lodi, Parnati Posham are the quintessence of his generation. established himself as a solid and irreplaceable action star.
As a producer, Krishnam Raju financed blockbuster hits Bhakta Kannappa, Tundra Papayudu, Billa, and more. His last film under Banner was the Prabhas starrer Radesham.
Krishnam Raju entered politics in 1991. Narsapram In 1999, he served as Central Minister.
Krishnam Raju was survived by his wife Shyamala Devi and daughters Prasheedhi, Prakirti and Pradeepti. His final rites will take place on Monday afternoon.
https://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/telugu/telugu-superstar-krishnam-raju-passes-away-8143344/ Telugu superstar Krishnam Raju dies