Kota Srinivasa Rao
: కోట శ్రీనివాస రావు) is a versatile Indian film actor in Telugu Cinema
. He is known for his negative roles, character roles and comedy timing. He also served as an MLA
from Vijayawada East assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh
He was a theater artist with Rangasthalam for over 20 years. His performance in the drama inspired director-producer Kranthi Kumar. Later he decided to film the play which marked his entry into Tollywood. He made his debut with the Telugu film Pranam Khareedu
He has portrayed diverse roles ranging from an earthly scavenger to a princely Duryodhana. His role in Aha Naa Pellanta
, Pratighatana, Gaayam, Shatruvu
, Govinda Govinda, and Hello Brother
are highly acclaimed. He made his debut in Tamil film Saamy as a suave villain. He played an excellent negative role named Saniyan Saggadi in the Tamil film Thirupaachi.
He delivered remarkable performances in Sadhu Mirandha and Satyam. He has acted in nearly 650 films. He received the Best Villain Award for the film Chinna in 2001.
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... Read More