|Full Name||Goparaju Yegneswara Venakata Ramana Murthy The Hans India|
|Profession(s)||Actor and Director|
|Famous Role||Kondalrao in ‘Middle Class Melodies’ (2020)
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper|
|Debut||Theatre Play (As an actor): Manavuni Adugujadallo|
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||• Bellary Raghava Award in Bellary, Karnataka State
• Sutti Veerabhadra Rao award in Vijayawada by Artistes’ Association, Vijayawada
• Kabir Das by Sumadhura Kala Niketan, Vijayawada
• Andhra Pradesh Government’s ‘Nandi’ award for his acting and direction
|Date of Birth||5 April 1952 (Saturday)|
|Age (as of 2020)||68 Years|
|Birthplace||Guntur, Andhra Pradesh|
|Hometown||Guntur, Andhra Pradesh|
|Relationships & More|
|Marriage Date||6 March|
|Wife/Spouse||Leela Annapoorna Visalakshmi
|Children||Son- Goparaju Vijay (Film Director and Owner at Sai Arts at Kokalpur)
|Parents||Father- Hanumantha Rao
Mother- Bala Tripurasundaramma
|Siblings||He has one younger brother.|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Goparaju Ramana
- Goparaju Ramana is an Indian actor and director.
- While he was in class 10, he started acting in a theatre play.
- He joined a theatre group ‘Balanadam’ in 1967. He has performed in more than 1500 theatre plays including ‘Sakkubai,’ ‘Strike,’ and ‘Polish Bhayya.’ He has also acted in a few programmes of All India Radio.
- Some of his popular historical and mythological plays are ‘Anubandhalu,’ ‘Raktajwala,’ ‘Norumuyi,’ ‘Charitraku Chamatalu Padutunnayi,’ and ‘Nerasthudevaru.’
- In an interview, he shared his favourite theatre plays in which he has performed, he said,
Acting in the play ‘Nagamandala’ was a wonderful experience. The play was originally written by Girish Karnad and Dr DSN Murthy made it in Telugu. I was given a typical role with two different voices. The performance was appreciated by the connoisseurs as well as the public on that day including the media. Similarly, Dr Murthy has chosen me for another play ‘Agni varsha’, which was also written by Girish Karnad. I will be ever grateful to Dr DSN Murthy for his support to perform these two plays.”
- He has also acted in a few Telugu TV serials like ‘Padmavyuham’ (2013), ‘Samgharshana’ (2016), ‘Mahalakshmi’ (2017), and ‘Vidhi’ (2018).
- He has directed a few Tamil films such as ‘Amaran’ (1992), ‘Madhana Manmadhana’ (2012), and ‘Bheeman Asthinapuram’ (2012).
- Goparaju has appeared in many Teulgu films including ‘Asta Chemm’ (2008), ‘Sundaraniki Tondarekkuva’ (2010), ‘Betting Bangarraju’ (2010), ‘Okasari’ (2016), and ‘Middle Class Melodies’ (2020).