Kantha Rao

  • Kantha Rao

    Tadepalli Lakshmi Kanta Rao, was an Indian film actor and producer from Telugu cinema.  He was starred in more than 400 Telugu mythological, social and folklore films. He has also acted in a few Hindi, Kannada and Tamil movies. He has produced about five films under the Hyma Films. In the 1960s he was one of the primary actors in Telugu cinema, along with N.T.Rama Rao and Akkineni Nageswara Rao. Kanta Rao was known for portraying the roles of Narada, Lord Krishna, Arjuna. He played Lakshmana in the blockbuster film Lava Kusha for which he has won the Rashtrapati Award for best actor in 1963.

  • Kantha Rao
    1. Shankardada Zindabad (2007)
    2. Dhana51 (2005)
    3. Enjoy (2004)
    4. Simhachalam (2003)
    5. Nijam (2003)
    6. Kabirdas (2003)
    7. Postman (2000)
    8. Kante Kuthurne Kanu (1998)
    9. Muguru Monagallu (1994)
    10. Tharaka Prabuvuni Deeksha Mahimalu (1992)
    11. Muthyamantha Muddu (1989)
    12. Vijetha (1985)
    13. America Alludu (1985)
    14. Sri Shiridi Saibaba Mahatyam (1985)
    15. Kanchu Kagada (1984)
    16. Moodu Mullu (1983)
    17. Pratigna (1982)
    18. Ooriki Ichina Maata (1981)
    19. Radhakalyanam (1981)
    20. Kali (1980)
    21. Chandipriya (1980)
    22. Adrusta Vanthudu (1980)
    23. Vamshavruksham (1980)
    24. Sommuokadidi Sokuokadidi (1979)
    25. Sathisavatri (1978)
    26. Manavari Pandhavvulu (1978)
    27. Andame Aanamdam (1977)
    28. Yamagola (1977)
    29. Shri Rajeshwari Vilas Coffee Club (1976)
    30. Mutyala Muggu (1975)
    31. Gunavanthudu (1975)
    32. Sriramanjunaya Yuddham (1975)
    33. Mayadari Malligadu (1973)
    34. Devudu Chesina Manusulu (1973)
    35. Neramu Shiksha (1973)
    36. Balabharatam (1972)
    37. Andari Kosam Pandem (1971)
    38. Andala Nilayam (1971)
    39. Sri Krishsna Satya (1971)
    40. Merupu Veerudu (1970)
    41. Maa Manchi Akkayya (1970)
    42. Jhanmabhoomi (1970)
    43. Suguna Sundhari Katha (1970)
    44. Bale Etthu Chivariki Chitthu (1970)
    45. Raithe Raju (1970)
    46. Sri Krishnavijayam (1970)
    47. Bhommalu Chappina Kathalu (1969)
    48. Panchkalyani Dongalarani (1969)
    49. Rajasimha (1969)
    50. Sapta Swaralu (1969)
    51. Takkari Donga Chankkani Chukka (1969)
    52. Ukkupidugu (1969)
    53. Gandara Gandadu (1969)
    54. Ekaveera (1969)
    55. Bommalu Cheppina Katha (1969)
    56. Aggi Meeda Guggilam (1968)
    57. Bangaru Gajulu (1968)
    58. Deva Kanya (1968)
    59. Devudichhina Bhartya (1968)
    60. Evaru Monagadu (1968)
    61. Jeevitha Bandam (1968)
    62. Kunkama Bharini (1968)
    63. Pedarasi Peddammakatha (1968)
    64. Rajayogam (1968)
    65. Ranabheri (1968)
    66. Chikkadu Dorakadu (1967)
    67. Rahasyam (1967)
    68. Aggidora (1967)
    69. Devunigelivhina Manavadu (1967)
    70. Iddaru Monagallu (1967)
    71. Maa Vadina (1967)
    72. Pinni (1967)
    73. Veerapooja (1967)
    74. Sathisumathi (1967)
    75. Mohini Bhasmasura (1966)
    76. Sri Krishna Pandaviyam (1966)
    77. Palnati Yuddhamu (1966)
    78. Sri Krishna Tulabharam (1966)
    79. Srimati (1966)
    80. Bhulokamlo Yamalokam (1966)
    81. Paduka Pattabhishekam (1966)
    82. Bheemanjaya Neya Uddayam (1966)
    83. Aada Brathuku (1965)
    84. Pandava Vanavasam (1965)
    85. Vijaya Simha (1965)
    86. Chaduvukunna Bharya (1965)
    87. Prathigna-Palana (1965)
    88. Aakasa Ramanna (1965)
    89. Veera Abhimanyu (1965)
    90. Jwaldeepa Rahasyam (1965)
    91. Sathi Sakkubai (1965)
    92. Prachanda Bhairavi (1965)
    93. Sri Simhachalashetra Mahima (1965)
    94. Pakkalo Ballem (1965)
    95. Bangaru Timmaraju (1964)
    96. Navagraha Pooja Mahima (1964)
    97. Babhruvahana (1964)
    98. Thotalo Pilla Kotalo Rani (1964)
    99. My Ravana (1964)
    100. Narthanasala (1963)
    101. Lavakusa (1963)
    102. Sri krishnarjuna yuddam (1963)
    103. Edureetha (1963)
    104. Aptha Mitrulu (1963)
    105. Vishnu Maya (1963)
    106. Devasundhari (1963)
    107. Guruvuni Minchina Sisyudu (1963)
    108. Yedureetha (1963)
    109. Raktha Sambandham (1962)
    110. Bheeshma (1962)
    111. Kaidhi Kannaiah (1962)
    112. Swarn Gowri (1962)
    113. Madanakama Raju Katha (1962)
    114. Chittitammudu (1962)
    115. Nuvva Neena (1962)
    116. Sri Seetha Rama Kalyanam (1961)
    117. Varalakshmi Vratam (1961)
    118. Usha Parinayanam (1961)
    119. Sabash Raja (1961)
    120. Bhatti Vikramarka (1960)
    121. Shantinivasam (1960)
    122. Sahastra Sirachheda Apoorva Chintamani (1960)
    123. Mangalyam (1960)
    124. Bhakta Raghunadh (1960)
    125. Deepavali (1960)
    126. Chivaraku Migeledi (1960)
    127. Kanakadurga Pujaa Mahima (1960)
    128. Sahasra Siracheda Apoorva Chinthamani (1960)
    129. Jaya Vijaya (1959)
    130. Baktha Ambhareesha (1959)
    131. Jayasimha (1955)
    132. Kanya Danam (1955)
    133. Pratigna (1953)
    134. Nirdoshi (1951)
  • Kantha Rao
    1. Won the Rastrapati Award for the role of Lakshmana in Lava Kusha
    2. He has been awarded the Raghupathi Venkaiah Award by the government of Andhra Pradesh for his acting achievements.
    3. His book Anaganaga Oka Raakumaarudu won the Nandi Award for Best Book for the year 2007