Kota Srinivasa Rao

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Kota Srinivasa Rao
BornVijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
OccupationActor, Singer
Years active1975 to present
Spouse(s)Rukmani
ChildrenPrasad(deceased), Pavani and Pallavi
 
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Kota Srinivasa Rao
BornVijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
OccupationActor, Singer
Years active1975 to present
Spouse(s)Rukmani
ChildrenPrasad(deceased), Pavani and Pallavi

Kota Srinivasa Rao is an Indian film actor in Telugu Cinema. He is known for his negative roles, character roles and comedy timing in Telugu films. He also served as an MLA from Vijayawada East assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh, India from 1999-2004.

Career[edit]

Kota Srinivasa Rao was a theatre artist with Rangasthalam for over 20 years. His performance in the drama inspired director-producer Kranthi Kumar. In earlier days he was not interested to act in films. At that time he thought movies are like passing clouds. Later he decided to film the play which marked his entry into Tollywood. He made his debut with the Telugu film Pranam Khareedu in 1978.

Controversy on Mandaladheesudu[edit]

Mandaladheesudu is a political satirical movie on N. T. Rama Rao who was Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh at the time the movie released. Although the film was produced by Rajugaru, it was organised by Krishna and some of the others due to some political rivalry. In this film kota Srinivasa rao played a role similar to N. T. Rama Rao which become a big controversy and boycotted him in Telugu film industry. In an incident while he was at Vijayawada railway station and going to his daughter house, At the same time some of political followers of Rama Rao giving send off to some of their leader. At this point of time someone noticed Kota Srinivasa Rao alerted all of them to hit him, anyhow he escaped from that place safely.

Later he struggled by the boycott from a part of industry. Later he met N. T. Rama Rao and solved that situation.

Personal life[edit]

His father Kota Seetha Rama Anjaneyulu was a doctor. He initially started his career in stage and drama plays during his childhood. He worked as a State Bank employee before entering the film industry.

He is married to Rukmani and has three children (2 daughters and a son). He lost his son Kota Venkata Anjaneya Prasad on June 20, 2010 in a road accident in Hyderabad. Prasad acted in J. D. Chakravarthy's flick Siddham and alongside his father in Gaayam 2 (2010). His acting was critically acclaimed.[1]

His younger brother Kota Sankara Rao is also an actor. He works in a nationalized bank and acts in soap operas.

Awards[edit]

Won

Nominated

Filmography[edit]

Telugu[edit]

  1. Yevadu (2014)
  2. Atharintiki Daaredi (2013)
  3. Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (2013)
  4. Cameraman Gangatho Rambabu (2012) ... Jawahar Naidu
  5. Masti[2] (2012)
  6. Gabbar Singh (2012)
  7. Dhammu (2012)
  8. Bodyguard (2012)
  9. Dookudu (2011) ... Mallesh Goud
  10. Bhavani IPS (2011)
  11. Rangam (2011) ... Aalavandhan
  12. Kathi Kantha Rao (2010) ... Ringu Ranga Rao
  13. Brindaavanam (2010)
  14. Rakta Charitra (2010)
  15. Khaleja (2010) .... Hero's Grandfather
  16. Gaayam 2 (2010) .... Guru Narayana
  17. Darling (2010)
  18. Leader (2010) .... Peddayana
  19. Anjaneyulu (2009)
  20. Kick (2009)
  21. Sare Nee Istam (2009)
  22. Evaraina Epudaina (2009)
  23. Rajavari Chepala Cheruvu (2009)
  24. Gajibiji (2008)
  25. Hero (2008)
  26. Pourudu (2008)
  27. Hare Ram (2008)
  28. Bujjigadu (2008)
  29. Kantri (2008)
  30. Sundarakanda (2008)
  31. Ready (2008)
  32. Nee Sukhame Ne Korukunna (2008) .... Sarvabhouma Rao
  33. Visakha Express (2008)
  34. Okka Magaadu (2008)
  35. Krishna (2008)
  36. Bhajantreelu (2007)
  37. Athidi (2007)
  38. Pellaindi Kaani (2007)
  39. Lakshyam (2007)
  40. Munna (2007) .... Srinivas Rao
  41. Aadavari Matalaku Arthale Verule (2007) .... Ganesh's father
  42. Classmates (2007) .... Professor Chandram
  43. Yogi (2007) .... Kotaiah
  44. Khatarnak (2006)
  45. Rakhi (2006)
  46. Bommarillu (2006) .... Kanaka Rao
  47. Pournami (2006)
  48. Pellaina Kothalo (2006)
  49. Sainikudu (2006) .... Chief Minister
  50. Andala Ramudu (2006)
  51. Nandanavanam(2006) .... Banerjee
  52. Shock (2006) .... Dharma Reddy
  53. Sarkar (2005).. Silver Mani
  54. Mahanandi (2005)
  55. Sri (2005)
  56. Allari Pidugu (2005)
  57. Allari Bullodu (2005)
  58. Chhatrapati (2005) .... Appala Naidu
  59. Athadu (2005) .... Bajji Reddy
  60. Dhairyam (2005)
  61. Hungama (2005)
  62. Naa Alludu (2005)
  63. Soggadu (2005) .... Ravi's father
  64. Suryam (2004)
  65. Gudumba Shankar (2004) .... Devudu
  66. Naani (2004)
  67. Malliswari (2004) .... Bhavani Prasad
  68. Satyam (2003) .... Shankar, Ankita's father
  69. Tagore (2003)
  70. Simhadri (2003)
  71. Peelamto Panemti (2003) .... Kalyani's father
  72. Simhachalam (2003)
  73. Donga Ramudu & Party (2003)
  74. Ammulu (2003)
  75. Pellam Oorelithe (2003)
  76. Gelupu
  77. Premalo Pavani Kalyan (2002)
  78. Sandade Sandadi (2002)
  79. Prudhvi Narayana (2002)
  80. Idem Voorura Baabu
  81. Idiot (2002) .... The Head Constable
  82. Tappu Chesi Pappu Koodu (2002)
  83. Allari (2002)
  84. Santosham (2002)
  85. O Chinadana (2002)
  86. Avunu Valliddaru Ishtapaddaru (2002)
  87. Kondaveeti Simhasanam (2002)
  88. Hanuman Junction (2001)
  89. Badrachalam (2001)
  90. Veedekkadi Mogudandi? (2001)
  91. Thank You Subba Rao (2001)
  92. Adhipati (2001)
  93. Aakasa Veedhilo (2001)
  94. Manasista Ra (2001)
  95. Family Circus (2001)
  96. Pandanti Samsaram (2001)
  97. Prematho Raa! (2001)
  98. Preminchu (2001)
  99. Eduruleni Manishi (2001)
  100. Maa Aayana Sundarayya (2001)
  101. Maa Avida Meda Ottu (2001)
  102. Sakumba Saparivara Sametamga (2000)
  103. Cheliya Cheliya Chirukopama (2000)
  104. Prema Sandadi (2000)
  105. Ayodhya Ramayya (2000)
  106. Vamsi (2000)
  107. Badri (2000) .... Badri's father
  108. Samarasimha Reddy (1999)
  109. Gun Shot
  110. Bombay Priyudu
  111. Vinodam
  112. Pittala Dora
  113. Intlo Illallu Veedhilo Priyuralu
  114. Akkum Bakkum
  115. Vamsanikokkadu
  116. Subhalagnam
  117. Daddy (2001)
  118. Student No.1 (2001) .... Sampat Verma
  119. Chinna (2001)
  120. Orey Thammudu (2001)
  121. Annayya (2000) .... Babai
  122. Postman (1999)
  123. Sri Ramulayya (1999)
  124. Sneham Kosam (1999)
  125. Rayudu (1998)
  126. Ganesh (1998)
  127. Bavagaru Bagunnara? (1998)
  128. Maavidakulu (1998)
  129. Anaganaga Oka Roju (1997)
  130. Annamayya (1997)
  131. Chinnabbayi (1997)
  132. Gokulamlo Seeta (1997) .... Muddukrishnayya
  133. Maa Nannaki Pelli (1997) .... Subba Raju
  134. Mama Bagunnavaa? (1997)
  135. Veedevadandi Babu (1997)
  136. Oho Naa Pellanta (1996) .... Vallabha Rao
  137. Intlo Illalu Vantintlo Priyuralu
  138. Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi (1996) .... Suleiman
  139. Little Soldiers (1996) .... Major Harishchandra Prasad
  140. Rambantu (1996) .... Gireesam
  141. Big Boss (1995)
  142. Gharana Bullodu (1995)
  143. Alluda Majaka (1995) .... Kota Pentaiah
  144. Ghatotkachudu (1995) .... Mantrikudu
  145. Money Money (1995)
  146. Subha Sankalpam (1995)
  147. Super Police (1994)
  148. Police Alludu (1994)
  149. Lucky Chance
  150. Pacha Thoranam (1994)
  151. Raithu Bharatam (1994)
  152. Mugguru Monagallu (1994)
  153. Top Hero (1994)
  154. Aame (1994) .... Srinivasa Rao
  155. Alibaba Aradajanu Dongalu (1994)
  156. Hello Brother (1994) .... Tadi Mattayya
  157. Number One (1994)
  158. Pelli Koduku (1994)
  159. Yamaleela (1994)
  160. Govindha Govindha (1993)
  161. Mutamestri (1993)
  162. Akka Pettanam Chelleli Kapuram (1993)
  163. Gaayam (1993) .... Guru Narayan
  164. Ish Gup Chup (1993)
  165. Jamba Lakidi Pamba (1993)
  166. Mayalodu (1993) .... Appalakonda
  167. Mechanic Alludu (1993) .... Kotappa
  168. Money (1993)
  169. Praana Daata (1993)
  170. Rajendrudu Gajendrudu (1993)
  171. Chitemma Mogudu (1992) .... Military Babai
  172. 420 (1992) .... Tadi Mattayya
  173. Ashwamedham (1992)
  174. Ayoo Bramhaih
  175. Chitram Bhalare Vichitram (1992) .... G. Garudachalam
  176. Pachani Samsaram (1992)
  177. Sundara Kanda (1992)
  178. Rowdy Alludu (1991)
  179. Prema Entha Madhuram (1991) .... Narayan Rao
  180. Stoovertpuram Police Station (1991)
  181. Edu Kondalaswamy (1991)
  182. Kobbari Bondam (1991)
  183. Mamagaru (1991) .... Pothuraja
  184. Seetharamaiah Gari Manavaralu (1991)
  185. Kokkoroko(1990)
  186. Raja Vikramarka (1990)
  187. Bobbili Raja (1990)
  188. Jayammu Nischayammu Raa! (1990) .... Patel
  189. Shatruvu (1990) .... Venkatarathnam
  190. Shiva (1989) .... Machiraju
  191. Srimaan Brahmachari
  192. Aavidaa Maa Aavide
  193. Akka Mogudu
  194. Bandhuvulostunnaru Jagratha (1989)
  195. Bava Bava Panneeru (1989)
  196. Baava Bavamaridi
  197. Chinnalludu
  198. Dongaata
  199. Hai Hai Nayaka (1989) .... Pedda Rayudu
  200. Swara Kalpana (1989)
  201. Chevilo Puvvu(1989)
  202. Maatopettukoku
  203. Manasunna Maaraju
  204. Pavan - Subblakshmi Preminchukunnarata
  205. Peddanayya
  206. Pelligola
  207. Prema Vijetha
  208. Prema Zindabad
  209. Presidentugaari Pellam
  210. Rendilla Poojari
  211. Khaidi No. 786 (1988) .... Suryachandra Rao
  212. Yamudiki Mogudu (1988) .... Kotayya
  213. Choopulu Kalasina Subhavela (1988) .... Gurnadham
  214. Sahasam Cheyara Dimbhaka (1988) .... Harmonium Hanumantha Rao
  215. Varasudochhadu (1988)
  216. Sri Kanaka Mahalakshmi Recording Dance Troupe (1987) .... Yella Papa Rao
  217. Subhavaartha
  218. Aha Naa Pellanta....lakshmipathi
  219. Collector gari abbayi
  220. Surya Vamsam
  221. Baabai Abbai
  222. Aha Naa Pellanta (1987)
  223. Pratighatana (1986) .... Yadagiri
  224. Repati Pourulu (1986)
  225. Tandra Paparayudu (1986)
  226. Devanthakudu (1984)
  227. Moodu Mullu (1983)
  228. Pranam Khareedu (1978)

Tamil[edit]

  1. Talakkonam(2014)
  2. All in All Azhagu Raja (2013) ... Chokkanathan
  3. Maasi (2012)
  4. Thaandavam (2012) ... Home Minister
  5. Saguni (2012) ... Perumal
  6. Mambattiyan (2011)
  7. Krishna Leelai (2011)
  8. Thalakkonam (2011) ... Home minister
  9. Ko (2011) ... Aalavandhan
  10. Bhavani IPS (2011) ... Sivalingam
  11. Raththa Charitram (2010)... Nagamani Reddy
  12. Ambasamudram Ambani (2010)
  13. Kanagavel Kaaka (2010)
  14. Jaganmohini (2010)
  15. Odipolama (2009)
  16. Laadam (2009) ... Pavadai
  17. Perumal (2009)
  18. Karthik Anitha (2009)... Karthik Father
  19. Dhanam (2008)... Vedhagiri
  20. Sathyam (2008)
  21. Sadhu Miranda (2008) ... Venkata Sabhapathy
  22. Kokki (2006)
  23. Parasivam (2005)
  24. Thirupaachi (2005) ... Saniyan Saggadai
  25. Jaisurya (2005)
  26. Jore (2004)
  27. Aae (2004)
  28. Kuthu (2004)
  29. Saamy (2003) ... Perumal Pichai

Hindi[edit]

Filmography (Singer)[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]