Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Junior is a popular South Indian actor. His well-known name in the Telugu cinema industry is Jr. NTR / Tarak. The actor was born on 20th May 1983. Apart from being an actor, Tarak is also a Kuchipudi dancer and a playback singer in the Telugu cinema. In this article, we will come to know about Tarak’s journey in the Telugu film industry.
Tarak was born to father Nandamuri Hari krishna and mother Shalini Nandamuri in Hyderabad. His father is also a Telugu film actor as well as a politician. Tarak’s grandfather is a former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, named N T Rama Rao. Mostly, all of Tarak’s relatives are actors, including his cousins. N T Rama Rao Junior got married to Narne Lakshmi Pranathi on 5th May 2011 at Hitex Exhibition Center, Madhapur. Also, he has a son named Abhay Ram.
Tarak was born and brought up in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. He did high schooling from Vidyaranya High School Hyderabad. Further, he completed intermediate from Vignan College, Vadlamudi. Tarak was less interested in further education. But, the actor developed flair in the acting. Eventually, the actor took up a career in acting. Mostly, Tarak’s family members and relatives are already in the South Indian film industry. So this gave a boost to Tarak’s acting career.
N. T. Rama Rao Jr. Net Worth
NTR Junior is listed amongst the most expensive South Indian actors in the Telugu cinema industry. NTR Junior’s net worth is estimated to $60 million US dollars as of 2017. Yes, you got that right! Talking more about the actor’s net worth, his average movie remuneration is between 18 to 20 crores INR. Apart from making huge amount of money in the acting business, Tarak also endorses certain brands, the remuneration of which comes out to INR 1.5 crores. Moreover, the personal investments of the actor sum up to INR 130 crores.
Tarak is considered to be one of the most experimental South Indian actors, though he loves being simple and sober. The actor loves purchasing attractive vehicle registration numbers for his luxury cars. He holds the record of purchasing the most expensive registration number 9999 for which BMW 7 Series car, the cost of which was a whopping 10.5 lacs INR. The registration number was allotted to the actor on grounds of highest bids. Adding to it, the cost price of the BMW 7 Series car amounted to INR 1.21 crores. Apart from BMW, Tarak owns other luxury cars like Porsche, Mercedes-Benz etc, the cost of which sums up to INR 1.5 crores.
The actor stays at Jubilee Hills area in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. The house was constructed way back in 2014.
So far, the actor has worked in twenty six films. His performance has always been satisfactory in the Telugu cinema industry. Based on his performance, Tarak has won some award titles like Filmfare Telugu Actor Award and CineMAA Awards. Further to it, he also became the brand ambassador for various brands like Malabar Gold, Himani Navratna Hair Oil, and Zandu Balm in the location Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Tarak began his acting career as a child artist way back in 1996. He first appeared in the movie Ramayanam. His work as a child artist was appreciated. It helped him to win the National Film Award for Best Children’s Film in the year 1996. In 2000, Tarak made his debut as a lead actor in the movie Ninnu Choodalani.
Tarak is also an active member of his grandfather’s political party, named Telugu Desam Party. On account of power, position, fame and financial status, Tarak has been listed on 66th number in the Forbes top 100 celebrities.
N T Rama Rao Junior is said to have started shooting for his upcoming movie Jai Lava Kusa. The film will be directed by Bobby. Moreover, the film will be produced under the banner of NTR Arts. The film cinematography will be taken care of by the PK fame cinematographer C K Muraleedharan.
Tarak will be playing a double role in the film. However, the director is on the verge of look-out of two heroines.
Tarak has been ranked as one of the hardest working actors in the South Indian film industry to achieve tremendous milestones. The acting career for the actor has enhanced over a period of time. We can always make out by going through the list of luxury cars the actor owns and as well as the fashion mantras of the actor.