Jr NTR – Biography, Career, Awards and Net Worth
Jr NTR is the superstar of Telugu Cinema and the perfect mass entertainer. He is famous for his family background, dialogue delivery, comic timing and dancing skills. He is the grandson of Telugu actor and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. T. Rama Rao.
Born as Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Jr’s most memorable movies are “Adhurs”, “Baadshah”, “Brindaavanam” and “Nannaku Prematho”. There is something unique about Jr NTR which makes him special from his compatriot such as Mahesh Babu, Allu Arjun and Prabhas.
Jr NTR : Early Life and Personal Details
Jr NTR was born on 20 May, 1983, in Hyderabad, Telengana to Nandamuri Harikrishna and Shalini Bhaskar Rao & Lakshmi (step-mother). He belongs to the prominent film and political family and grew up with his three half-siblings.
The dashing performer Jr NTR is 5 feet 9 inches in height and measure 172 lbs in weight. This Taurus zodiac actor is of Indian nationality and follows Hinduism. After completing schooling from Vidyaranya High School, he did intermediate in St. Mary’s College. Further, he continued his studies at the Vignan College in Vadlamudi.
Jr NTR married Lakshmi Pranathi on 5th May 2011. At present, he is the father of a son, Nandamuri Abhay ram.
Jr NTR : Career
Jr NTR made his first on-screen appearance as a child artist in the 1991 Telugu movie “Brahmashri Vishwamitra” as Bharata. He made his debut as a lead actor with the Telugu film “Ninnu Choodalani” in 2001. Next, he emerged with blockbusters such as “Student No. 1” and “Simhadri”. After appearing in several movies, his breakthrough performance came in the role of Raja in “Yamadonga”. After the success of the movie, he achieved celebrity status and garnered positive response from film critics.
In 2010, he shared the screen with Kajal Aggarwal and Samantha Ruth Prabhu in “Brindaavanam”, which was a huge commercial and critical success. He continued his journey with “Dhammu” opposite Trisha and “Baadshah” alongside Kajal Aggarwal. 2016 turned out to be the most successful year for Jr NTR as he gives back to back hits like “Nannaku Prematho” and “Janatha Garage”. His upcoming project is “Jai Lava Kush”, where he will play the triple roles.
Apart from being a great actor and dancer, he is a good singer also. He sung numerous famous songs such as “O Lammi Thikkeregindha” and “Geleya Geleya”.
Jr NTR : Awards
Despite being a mass hero and perfect entertainer, Jr NTR has been receivng postive reception and and appreciation for his performance from film critics. He won several awards and recognitions throughout his acting career. Some notable mentions are Nandi Awards, Santosham Awards, CinMAA Awards and Filmfare Awards.
Jr NTR : Net Worth and Lifestyle
Jr NTR enjoys great commercial and critical success throughout his career. Being one of the top earners in the Indian entertainment world, he has an estimated net worth of $52 Million. He makes his fortune from movies, personal investments and brand endorsements. He charges a hefty sum of INR 20 Crore per movie. His major brand endorsement deals constitute Malabar Gold & Diamonds, Navaratna Cool Talc & Hair Oil and Zandu Balm.
Jr NTR is living a grand lifestyle in a lavish house in Hyderabad. His impressive car collections include Porsche, Mercedes Benz and BMW. All his cars have 9999 on their plates, which is his signature style. Other than acting, dancing and singing, his principal hobby is reading. Being a true Hyderabadi, he just loves Biryani. Watermelon juice and Chicken 65 are his other favorite dishes. In sports, he enjoys badminton and cricket.