N. T. Rama Rao Jr.
Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, popularly known as Junior NTR or Tarak, was born on May 20, 1983, and is an Indian film actor and singer. Junior NTR is the grandchild of the legendary Late NT Rama Rao, a former Andhra Pradesh chief minister and actor.
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Personal Life of Jr. NTR
|Name||Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Jr.|
|Nick Name||Junior NTR, Young Tiger, Jr. NTR, Tarak, Tiger NTR|
|Full Name||Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Jr.|
|Date Of Birth||20 May 1983|
|Age||40 (in 2023)|
|Religion/ Nationality||Hinduism/ Indian|
|Profession / Occupation||Actor, Singer|
|Height / Weight||5 feet 6 inches/ 78 kg|
|Debut||Film: Brahmashri Vishwamitra (Telugu as a child actor, 1991), Ninnu Choodalani (Telugu as lead actor, 2001)
TV: Baktha Markandeya (Telugu, 1997)
Singing: O Lammi Thikkaregindha (Telugu, 2007), Geleya Geleya (Kannada, 2016)
|Net Worth||60 Million Dollars approx|
|Known As||Young Tiger|
|Birth Place||Hyderabad, Telangana|
|School||Vidyaranya High School, Hyderabad|
|College/University||St. Mary’s College, Hyderabad|
|Grandfather||Late Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao|
|Famous Role||Raja in the Telugu film Yamadonga (2007)|
|Address||Road no. 31, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad|
|Salary||13-15 crore/film (INR)|
NTR attended Vidyaranya High School, Hyderabad, and did his Intermediate education at St. Mary’s College, Hyderabad.
Lakshmi Pranathi, a real estate agent and businessman, was married to Rama Rao. N. Chandrababu Naidu, who oversaw the marriage, has a niece who is Srinivasa Rao’s wife. On May 5, 2011, at the Hitex Exhibition Centre in Madhapur, Hyderabad, they were married. Two boys were born to the couple. Rama Rao is known as Tarak or the “Young Tiger” in Tollywood and the media. Rama Rao participated in the Telugu Desam Party’s campaign for the Andhra Pradesh general election in 2009, which took place from April to May.
After campaigning, on his way to Hyderabad on March 26, 2009, the SUV in which he was a passenger collided head-on with another car at Suryapet. He and his buddies were injured when they were thrown from the SUV. He received treatment at Secunderabad’s Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, where he made a full recovery. In order to help flood victims, Junior NTR declared in 2009 that he would contribute 20 lakhs to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
NTR showed its support by giving the relatives of the victim of the stampede that occurred during the Baadshah audio event in 2013 $5 lakh. He also promised to look after the family after the unexpected loss. In order to assist individuals impacted by Cyclone Hudhud in Andhra Pradesh, NTR once more declared in 2014 that he will donate 20 Lakhs to the CM’s Relief Fund.
Family Members of Jr. NTR
|Family and Relatives|
|Father||Late Nandamuri Harikrishna|
|Mother||Shalini Bhaskar Rao (Homemaker), Lakshmi (Step-mother)|
|Brothers||Janaki Ram (Half-brother), Nandamuri Kalyan Ram (Half-brother)|
|Sisters||Nandamuri Suhasini (Half-sister)|
|Sons||Nandamuri Abhay Ram and Bhargava Ram|
|Marriage Date||5 May 2011|
Junior NTR Affairs
- Junior NTR was linked constantly with actress Sameera Reddy.
- He later married his now-wife Lakshmi Pranathi in 2011.
Net Worth of Jr. NTR
Jr. NTR’s net worth is around $60 million in a year.
Junior NTR Awards, Honours, Achievements
- 2002: Special Jury Award for Aadi
- 2016: Best Actor for Nannaku Prematho and Janatha Garage
Filmfare Awards South
- 2002: Best Actor for Aadi
- 2007: Best Actor for Yamadonga
- 2016: Best Actor for Nannaku Prematho
- 2002: Best Actor for Aadi
- 2006: Best Actor for Rakhi
- 2016: Best Actor for Temper
- 2016: Best Actor for Janatha Garage
Santosham Film Awards
- 2003: Best Young Performers for Simhadri
Gemini TV Awards
- 2007: Best Actor for Yamadonga
South Scope Awards
- 2008: Best Actor for Kanthri
Mirchi Music Awards South
- 2016: Star As A Singing Sensation – Telugu for Nannaku Prematho (Follow Follow)
- 2016: Star As A Singing Sensation – Kannada for Chakravyuha (Geleya Geleya)
Zee Cinemalu Awards
- 2016: King Of Box Office for Janatha Garage
2016: Best Actor for Janatha Garage
Favorite Things of Jr. NTR
|Favorite Film||Missamma (Telugu, 1955), Ramudu Bheemudu (Telugu, 1964)|
|Favorite Food||Biryani, Chicken 65|
|Favorite Color||Blue, black|
|Favorite Hobbies||Cooking, Dancing, Singing, Reading|
|Favorite Sports||Badminton and Cricket|
Jr. NTR’s List of Movies
- 1991 Brahmarshi Vishwamitra
- 1997 Ramayana
- 2001 Ninnu Choodalani
- Student No.1
- 2002 Aadi Aadi
- Allari Ramudu
- 2003 Naaga
- 2004 Andhrawala
- 2005 Naa Alludu
- 2006 Ashok
- 2007 Yamadonga
- 2008 Kantri
- 2010 Adhurs
- 2011 Sakthi
- 2012 Dammu
- 2013 Baadshah
- Ramayya Vasthavayya
- 2014 Rabhasa
- 2015 Temper
- 2016 Nannaku Prematho
- Janatha Garage
- 2017 Jai Lava Kusa
- 2018 Aravinda Sametha
- 2022 RRR
The reality program “Bigg Boss 1” was presented by Rama Rao and aired on Star Maa. Rama Rao’s television debut was a big success, shattering ratings records for Star Maa and elevating the network to the top spot among all the programs. On July 16, 2017, the program debuted. Additionally, he has appeared as a guest on the Telugu reality dance programs “Dhee 2″ and “Dhee 10” as well as the reality game show “Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu.” He was officially announced as “Evaru Meelo Koteeswarulu” in February 2021. Later, on July 10, 2021, he began working on the show’s production.
N. T. Rama Rao Jr. Favorite Cars
- Range Rover
- BMW Series
- Mercedes GL Class.
- Toyota Land Cruiser.
- Amitabh Bachchan
- Sri Devi
N. T. Rama Rao Jr./Jr. NTR Physical Stats & More
|Height, Weight, And Measurements|
|Height in Centimeters||175 cm|
|Height in Feet Inches||5’ 9”|
|Height in Meters||1.75 m|
|Biceps Size||15 Inches|
|Chest Size||43 Inches|
|Waist Size||32 Inches|
Early Life and Family
His mother is a Kannadiga from the Karnataka city of Kundapur. He is the great-grandson of N. T. Rama Rao, a Telugu actor and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. He was originally given the name Tarak, but his grandpa suggested changing it to N. T. Rama Rao. Rama Rao attended Vidyaranya High School in Hyderabad for his primary education and St. Mary’s College for his secondary education. He also spent some time studying in the Krishna area of Andhra Pradesh. Kuchipudi dancer Rama Rao has received training. Kuchipudi dancer Rama Rao has received training. He is the nephew of actor and politician Nandamuri Balakrishna, the half-brother of actor and producer Nandamuri Kalyan Ram, the cousin of actor Taraka Ratna and politician Nara Lokesh, the former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu.
Social Media Links of Jr.NTR / N. T. Rama Rao Jr.
Jr.NTR’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram social media details
- His Instagram ID is (@jrntr) which has 4.3 million followers.
- His Twitter handle is (@tarak9999) having 5.9 million followers.
- He regularly posts and tweets about his new movies, events, and his personal life with his family.
Jr. NTR properties & Assets
- He lives in an opulent mansion in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.
- He is known to have high-end properties in and around Banglore city and in Mumbai too.
- He owns many expensive cars like BMW, Honda series, and Range Rover.
Lesser known facts about Junior NTR
- He is a trained Kuchipudi Dancer.
- His film Andhrawala (2004) had a music launch when a crowd of nearly ten lakh people attended his premiere. The Indian railways ran ten special trains for that record-breaking occasion.
- NTR’s lucky number is 9. so, all his cars and bikes have been registered in the same number.
- He was featured in Forbes India Celebrity 100 list in 2012.
- He is the half-brother of Kalyan Ram who is a producer and an Actor, nephew of politician Nandamuri Balakrishna and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu.
- He was featured in his first movie as a child artist at only 7 years of age in 1991.
FAQs about Jr. NTR
Q. Who is Jr. NTR’s Wife?
A. Lakshmi Pranathi
Q. What is the net worth of Jr. NTR?
A. $60 million
Q. Can Jr. NTR speak Hindi?
Q. Where does Jr. NTR currently live?
A. Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad