Rajendra Prasad

Active - 1985 - 2016  |   Born - Jul 19, 1965 in Krishna, Andhra Pradesh, India  |   Genres - Comedy

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  • The engineering graduate got inspired by NTR to become an actor; it took a lot of persuasion for his father to send him to a film institute.
  • Made his debut in the film Sneham (1977).
  • Received the Nandi Best Actor Award for Erra Mandaram (1991).
  • Was awarded an honorary doctorate by Andhra University.
  • Bagged another Nandi Best Actor Award for Aa Naluguru (2004). 
  • Dream (2012) won him the Royal Reel Award at the Canada International Film Festival.
  • The Telugu Alliances of Canada bestowed him with the title Hasya Kireeti.
  • Suffered a mild stroke in 2012.
  • Was chosen as the tuberculosis ambassador for the Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI) Rally on World TB Day in 2014.
  • Got elected as the president of Movie Artist Association (MAA) in 2015.