At the age of seven, Rama Rao made his acting debut as a child actor in the 1991 movie Brahmarshi Vishwamitra. He played the part of Bharata in a play that was written and directed by his grandfather, N. T. Rama Rao. He next portrayed the titular character of Rama in the mythical movie Ramayanam (1997), which received the National Film Award for Best Children's Film. This came after a lengthy absence. The reviewers of the movie praised his performance.
Student No. 1 (2001)
S. S. Rajamouli is the director of this coming-of-age romance action movie in the Telugu language. The writing, direction, and production of the movie were all handled by K. Raghavendra Rao. The movie cost 1.85 crores (US$392,000) to make, and the distributor received 12 crores. The movie was then recreated in 2003 in Odia as Helare and Tamil with the same name (2008).
Aditya (N. T. Rama Rao Jr.) enrolls as a student at a legal school in Vizag. The college, which is run by Satya, is infamous for its rowdy students (Rajiv Kanakala). Flashbacks to Aditya's past are portrayed during the first half of the film, which presents him as a strange young man. He forces the disruptive kids to change their ways. During the intermission, we learn that Aditya is a murder suspect who is currently serving a life sentence in the Vizag Central Jail. With the special consent of the jail authorities, he attends college. Aditya and his parents reside in Hyderabad. His intermediate studies are complete (10th grade plus 2). His father wants him to pursue a career in law, but he wants to study engineering. This causes tension between them and eventually results in a confrontation. In the meantime, Aditya accidentally kills a criminal while defending a girl from being raped. Aditya gets disowned by his father as his son and turns himself in at a police station. The rest of the movie is about Aditya using the legal degree he obtains to win his father's affection.
The love drama movie Subbu was released in 2001 in Telugu under the direction of Rudraraju Suresh Varma and was co-produced by R. Srinivas and P.M. Hari Kumar. It features N. T. Rama Rao Jr., who reprises his Student No. 1 character, and Sonali Joshi. The Hindi title of this movie is Tiger: One Man Army.
A 2001 Telugu movie called Subbu was produced and directed by R. Srinivas and P.M. Hari Kumar. Sonali Joshi and Jr. NTR, who replaced him in the popular Student No. 1 film, star. Bala Subramanyam, better known by his stage name Subbu (Jr. NTR), is a college student who is adored by all for his calm demeanor and admirable philosophy of keeping his cool at all times. Neeraja (Sonali Joshi) is a kindhearted person who consistently contributes money in an anonymous manner to help pay for 25 seats in the college where Subbu is enrolled. Subbu is interested in finding out more information about the donor of the funds. For the most part, because of her upbeat demeanor, Subbu falls in love with Neeraja. Neeraja has a good reason for giving money to the university. A more compelling reason exists for Subbu to develop his cool-headedness.
An action movie called Simhadri was produced in 2003 and was directed by S. S. Rajamouli from a script by V. Vijayendra Prasad. N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Bhumika Chawla, and Ankitha are the movie's main performers; Mukesh Rishi, Nassar, and Rahul Dev play supporting roles. M. M. Keeravani created the film's score, and Ravindra Babu and Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao, respectively, handled the cinematography and editing. The movie, which debuted on July 9, 2003, was a financial triumph. The movie had an 8.5 crore rupee ($1.8 million) budget and grossed 26 crore rupee ($5.6 million) from distributors. Subsequently, the movie was reproduced in Tamil as Gajendra (2004), Kannada as Kanteerava (2012), and Bangladeshi Bengali as Durdorsho (2005).
M. M. Keeravani composed the soundtrack. He disclosed that Rajamouli frequently chose songs that were already in use or those that other directors had rejected. The songs Chinnadamme and Ammaina Nannaina were first used for the films Samarpana and Kishkinda Kanda, respectively, in 1994. (1992). The song Singhamalai was featured in the 1991 movie People's Encounter. Keeravani cited Cotton Eye Joe as the source of the melody for Chiraku Anuko. The price for selling the distribution rights to Simhadri was Rs. 11.5 crore. The production costs for it ranged between Rs. 6 and Rs. 8.5 crore. Over 100 days passed during Simhadri's theatrical run.
NTR Jr., Sameera Reddy, Prakash Raj, and Sonu Sood play the main characters in Surender Reddy's 2006 Telugu-language masala movie Ashok, which was made by Maharishi Cinema. On July 14, 2006, the movie premiered in Andhra Pradesh. At the box office, it made an average amount of money. Babar Kosom, a Bengali Bangladeshi remake of it (2007) with Manna and Nipun Akter.
Because of his hasty decisions that resulted in the death of his grandma, Ashok, a mechanic, has been expelled from his home. Despite Ashok's exemplary behavior, which has a favorable effect, his father is still furious with him. Then, by chance, Ashok meets Anjali, a skilled but insecure dancer, and he falls in love with her. Anjali is present as one of the biggest criminal organizations in Andhra Pradesh, led by KK, who commits a crime. KK then attempts to trap Anjali in his sinister schemes as Ashok fights KK's crew alone.
Rajiv, a friend of Ashok, makes an effort to save Anjali, but KK has him slain. Then, Ashok murders Panda, KK's brother, to exact revenge for Rajiv's passing. This infuriates KK, who orders his group to kidnap Ashok's sister and demands that Ashok turn himself in exchange for her safety. At KK's manor, Ashok's father drags him and commands him to save his sister. Then, at Ashok's sister's wedding, a major altercation occurs between Ashok and KK. When it seems like Ashok will win, KK's mother accidentally murders her son while attempting to shoot Ashok. She seemed to have passed away from shock after dropping the rifle. Ashok's sister marries, and his father forgives him, as the movie comes to a close.
Two identical twin brothers who split apart at birth are the subject of the tale. They were divided by an elderly woman whose daughter-in-law had just had her third stillbirth. To become a police officer himself, Narasimha, who was raised by a single mother, works as an undercover spy for top cop Nayak. Narasimha's twin, Chari, is raised by a typical Brahmin priest family. One of his relatives, Chandrakala, aka Chandu, falls in love with his priest guru, Bhattacharya, nicknamed Bhattu. But after she believes Chari has saved her from Eve-teasers, she starts to fall for him. The daughter of Nayak, Nandini, is Narasimha's girlfriend.
The family of a distinguished army scientist who is the father of Narasimha and Chari is being sought after by Dhanraj and Baba. When they locate him, they take Narasimha, whom Nayak has betrayed because he loves his daughter, and use him as leverage to force him to create a target-killing gadget. Due to Narasimha's escape from that location, two guys visit Chari's home on the day of his engagement and offer him 30 lakhs in exchange for pretending to be Narasimha. The rest of the story is made up of what follows.
Surender Reddy directed the action-thriller movie Oosaravelli, which was released in 2011 in India's Telugu language. Prakash Raj plays a significant role, in addition to N. T. Rama Rao Jr. and Tamannaah. Devi Sri Prasad wrote the soundtrack and score for the movie. There were 1,800 theaters where the movie opened. Rocky (2013) is the Bengali version of the film.
The cast performances, action sequences, set pieces, and technical components of the movie earned positive reviews from critics, but the reviews were divided. By earning 16.3 crore (US$2.0 million), it surpassed the previous record for the greatest opening day gross in Tollywood. The movie was one of the most successful of 2012 after running for 50 days in theaters.
On October 6, 2011, the movie debuted on 1800 screens across the globe. 200 theatres, including 76 in Hyderabad, screened the movie in the Nizam region of Andhra Pradesh, while 91 theatres in the USA saw it released internationally.
The satellite rights were purchased by Gemini TV for a total of 5.50 crore. Bhavani Videos released the DVD on January 14, 2012, for $7.99, in NTSC video format and Dolby Digital 5.1 audio format. The Blu-ray was made available for $14.99 on February 1, 2012, in NTSC video format, with DTS HD Master, 5.1 surround sound.
Sreenu Vaitla's 2013 action comedy film Baadshah is an Indian Telugu production. Bandla Ganesh produced the movie through his Parameswara Art Productions company. N. T. Rama Rao Jr. plays the lead in the movie opposite Kelly Dorji, Navdeep, Kajal Aggarwal, and Brahmanandam. Sai Thaman, who has worked with Sreenu Vaitla twice, composed the music for the film. K. V. Guhan handled the cinematography.
The movie had its international premiere at the 2014 Osaka Asian Film Festival in Japan before being released on April 5th. Baadshah had a global release on 1550 screens and 1200 prints. For his part in the movie, Brahmanandam received the SIIMA Award for Best Comedian (Telugu). Baadshah was a box office success and earned favorable reviews from reviewers.
The audience had very high hopes for this movie because it was NTR's biggest outing following two flops with Sakthi and Dammu. This movie got off to a terrific start, earning 33 million worldwide at the end of the first week, becoming N. T. Rama Rao Jr.'s biggest opening grosser of his career, and gaining cult status. It is also Sreenu Vaitla's seventh straight blockbuster. [Reference needed] In its first week of release, the movie took in 9.3 million (net) dollars globally. In three weeks, the movie has made $427.9 million (net) globally. In total, the movie has made 920 million (net). The film grossed a total of 48.50 crores worldwide. It was one of NTR's most financially successful movies.
The 2015 action movie Temper was produced in India and directed by Puri Jagannadh. It was written by Vakkantham Vamsi. N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Kajal Aggarwal, and Prakash Raj are the three main characters in the story, which centers on corrupt police officer Daya and how a fight transforms his life and causes him to stumble onto a murder case. The Hindi version of this film, dubbed Simbaa, was produced with Ranveer Singh in the lead role and was helmed by Rohit Shetty.
Temper was created by Bandla Ganesh under the umbrella of Parameswara Art Productions. The soundtrack was written by Anup Rubens, and the background music was by Mani Sharma. The film's editing and cinematography were handled by Shyam K. Naidu and S. R. Sekhar, respectively. A 35 crore rupee budget was used to make the movie (350 million). Principal photography for the film started the following day, August 2, 2014, in Hyderabad, where production started. The film was mostly shot in and around Hyderabad and Goa, and after being twice stopped due to the Film Federation employees' strike, the shoot was finished on January 31, 2015.
On February 13, 2015, the movie received positive reviews from critics who praised the performances of the main characters while criticizing the film's predictable and repetitive moments. With a lifetime gross of 74.3 crore (743 million) and a share of 43.1 crore (431 million), the movie was a financial success. With a different climax, it was adapted in Tamil as Ayogya (2019) and in Hindi as Simmba (2018).
Nannaku Prematho (2016)
The youngest son of industrialist Subrahmanyam, who is located in London, Abhiram quits his job to create K.M.C. Pipes and Canals, which he later finishes as his first project in Spain. He is informed that his father has pancreatic cancer and only has a month or more to live. He is identified by Subrahmanyam as Ramesh Chandra Prasad, once the richest businessman in London, who lost everything to Krishna Murthy Kautilya, a crafty man who built his international business empire by defrauding Ramesh Chandra. After years of labor, he eventually became wealthy again after being compelled to change his name to Subrahmanyam.
Subrahmanyam asks his three sons to seek retribution for him. To appease him, his first son tells him he has sued Krishna Murthy, but Abhiram ultimately decides to handle the situation himself. He employs three kids who appear to adore their fathers and gives them 30 days to bring down Krishna Murthy. To get to him, he targets Divyanka, also known as Divya, Krishnamurthy's daughter. After saving her from captivity and using every last cent of their family's savings to buy her a $25 crore (US$3.1 million) artwork, Divya assumes Abhiram's sentiments.
S. S. Rajamouli, who co-wrote the script with V. Vijayendra Prasad, is the director of this epic action drama movie in the Telugu language. Producing credit goes to DVV Entertainment's D. V. V. Danayya. N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Shriya Saran, Samuthirakani, Ray Stevenson, Alison Doody, and Olivia Morris are among the cast members. It is focused on two real-life Indian revolutionaries, Alluri Sitarama Raju (Charan) and Komaram Bheem (Rama Rao), and their relationship and struggle against the British Raj. The story, which is set in the 1920s, investigates the unrecorded period of their lives when both revolutionaries chose to live in obscurity before starting the fight for their nation.
RRR, which cost 550 crore rupees ($72 million), is the most costly Indian movie ever made. The movie's initial release date in theaters was set for July 30, 2020, however, it was repeatedly delayed because of the pandemic and production issues. RRR was theatrically released on March 25, 2022, and was praised for Rajamouli's direction, the cast's performances (especially Rama Rao and Charan), the soundtrack, the action scenes, the cinematography, the VFX, and the writing. RRR smashed the record for the greatest opening-day collection by an Indian movie with 240 crores (US$30 million) worldwide on its first day.
RRR outperformed Rajamouli's previous picture Baahubali 2 in terms of box office revenue in its native market of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, garnering over 415 crore (US$52 million). The movie broke multiple records at the box office for an Indian production, becoming the third-highest-grossing Indian movie and the second-highest-grossing Telugu movie globally. It made between 1,000 and 1,200 crores (US$130 and 175.47 million) worldwide. At the 47th Saturn Awards, RRR received nominations in three categories and took home the Best International Film honour. Within a week of its debut, RRR surpassed all other foreign films to earn the most money in Japan.