Fans go out of their way when they want to celebrate their favourite star’s birthday! Whether it’s creating large effigies and placing numerous garlands around them or trending the star on social media, fans leave no stone unturned to ensure their favourite star feels loved on their special day. And one actor whose birthday celebrations began 10 days in advance in Jr NTR. The actor rings in his birthday today, but his fans began the celebrations in advance and Tollywood actors Rana Daggubati and Kajal Aggarwal joined the bandwagon.
Also known as Tarak, N.T.Rama Rao Jr is one of the finest performers in Tollywood who enjoys an unmatchable fanbase. He’s been the recipient of two Nandi Awards, two Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Awards and four CineMAA Awards. The actor turns a year older today and here’s looking back at 10 lesser-known facts about the actor we bet you didn’t know!
Tarak hails from one of the most reputed families in the film industry. He is the grandson of former CM of Andhra Pradesh N.T.Rama Rao. His favourite song is Ralipoye Neeku Raagalenduke, while his favourite movie is Dana Veera Sura Karna. And obviously his favourite hero is Sr NTR and his favourite heroine is Sridevi. Long before making his big-screen debut, NTR made his first 70mm appearance in 1991 film Brahmashri Vishwamitra that was directed by N.T.Rama Rao. And it was after this film that he began to be addressed as Jr NTR. Ever wondered why Tarak is considered as one of the finest dancers in the industry? It’s because he is trailed in Kuchipudi. SS Rajamouli made a mark in Tollywood with Student No 1 (2001) and Simhadri (2003) that not only helped him create a niche for himself in the industry but create two blockbuster hits with Jr NTR. They went on to create a hattrick in 2007 with Yamadonga. And if recent reports are anything to go by, their fourth venture, RRR is also going to be a blockbuster hit. It was with Andhrawala that the film industry witnesses the first-ever audio launch. The event occurred in the presence of 10 lakh people. Although there has never been a confirmation, Indian Railways ran 10 special trains for this event. It’s also believed that Tarak is the only Telugu actor to have a very loyal fan base in Japan. His 2013 release, Badshah was dubbed in Japanese and was also nominated for a film festival in Japan. Not a lot of people know, but Jr NTR is a great cool and loves to cook as well. He has earlier said that he considers cooking a stressbuster and enjoys cooking for his wife. His favourite number in number 9. All his vehicles have been registered under 9999. The superstar is very fond of cricket and has watched every match India has played. Moreover, he has been a part of Celebrity Cricket League and played a few matches for Tollywood as we well.
Here’s wishing the superstar a Happy Birthday!