கிருஷ்ணம் ராஜு- உப்பலப்பட்டி வெங்கட கிருஷ்ணம் ராஜு- 20.01.1940 அன்று ஆந்திராவிலுள்ள மேற்குக் கோதாவரி மாவட்டத்தில், மொகல்தூர் என்னுமிடத்தில் பிறந்தவர். 1966-இல் சிலகா கோரின்கா என்ற படம் மூலம் தெலுங்குத் திரையுலகுக்கு அறிமுகமானார். 183-க்கும் மேற்பட்ட படங்களில் கதாநாயகனாகவும் குணச்சித்திரப் பாத்திரங்களிலும் நடித்துள்ளார். 1996-ஆம் ஆண்டு ஷியாமளா என்பவரைத் திருமணம் செய்துகொண்டார்.
ఉప్పలపాటి వెంకట కృష్ణంరాజు
తరువాత జరిగిన ఎన్నికల్లో రాజమండ్రి నుంచి లోక్ సభకు పోటీ చేసి ఓడిపోయాడు.
Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju (born 20 January 1940) is a former popular Telugu film actor. He was popularly known as ‘Rebel Star’ for his rebellious acting style.
Krishnam Raju starred in more than 183 Telugu films in his career and was a prominent actor of the 1970s and 1980s in Tollywood. He entered the films in 1966 with Chilaka
Gorinka produced and directed by Kotayya Pratyagatma. He won 5 Filmfare Awards including Filmfare Lifetime achievement Award and 2 Nandi Awards.
He has a nephew, Prabhas, who is also known as ‘Rebel Star’ and who is currently one of the most popular actors in Tollywood.Krishnam Raju has planned to launch his dream project “Okka Adugu” with Prabhas as the lead actor . He would be directing the movie.
Krishnam Raju was born in Mogalthur, West Godavari on January 20, 1940 to Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Raju. He had a wife before he married Shyamala Devi in 1996. Film producer Suryanarayana Raju is his younger brother and Prabhas is the son of Suryanarayana Raju. He owns Gopi Krishna Movies.
‘நானென்றே நானே’  [தமிழில் வந்த ”நான்” படத்தின் தழுவல்] படத்தில் நாகபூஷணம்
Krishnamraju in ‘Manavadu Danavadu’ 1972 [Tamil movie: Engal Thanga Raja] Telugu Movie
Krishnam Raju with Krishna in Bhale Abbayilu 1969-Telugu Movie
Krishnam Raju with K.R.Vijaya in Bhale Abbayilu 1969-Telugu Movie