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Malla Reddy Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Kalpana Reddy
Age: 70 Years
Hometown: Hyderabad

Malla Reddy

Bio/Wiki
Full name(s)• Chamakura Malla Reddy
• CH. Malla Reddy
Profession• Politician
• Businessman
• Educationist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Politics
Political Party• Telugu Desam Party (TDP) (19 March 2014-1 June 2016)
Logo of Telugu Desam Party
• Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) (formerly known as Telangana Rashtra Samithi) (1 June 2016-present)
Bharatiya Rashtra Samithi (BRS) (formerly known as Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS))
Political Journey19 March 2014: Joined N. Chandrababu Naidu's party, Telugu Desam Party (TDP)
Malla Reddy with N. Chandrababu Naidu (right) after joining Telugu Desam Party (TDP)
2014: Won the 2014 General elections from the Malkajgiri constituency of Telangana
14 December 2018: Quit from Lok Sabha
1 June 2016: Joined K. Chandrashekar Rao's (KCR) party, Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS)
Malla Reddy with KCR (left)
2018: Won the 2018 Telangana legilstaive elections from the Medchal constituency
2019: Became the Minister of Labor and Employment, Factories, Women and Child Welfare and Skill Development in the Telangana cabinet
2023: Won the Telangana Legislative Assembly elections from the Medchal constituency with a margin of 33,419 votes
Committees worked in as an MP 1 September 2014 - 31 August 2017: Standing Committee on Defence
September 2014 - 14 December 2018: Consultative Committee, Health and Family Welfare
15 September 2014 - 11 December 2017: Committee on Ethics
1 September 2017 - 14 December 2018 Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
11 December 2017 - 14 December 2018 Committee on Food Management in Parliament House Complex
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Vidhya Ratna Award
• Named among the top ten educationalists in undivided Andhra Pradesh by India Today
• Visionary Man Award in the Indian Book of Records in 2023
Personal Life
Date of Birth9 September 1953 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023)70 Years
BirthplaceBowenpally, Hyderabad, Telangana (then Andhra Pradesh), India
Zodiac signVirgo
SignatureMalla Reddy's signature
NationalityIndian
HometownHyderabad
SchoolRaghava Laxmi Devi Government Junior College, Secunderabad
Educational QualificationIntermediate (12th standard) [1]MyNeta
ReligionHinduism
Malla Reddy doing a pooja
CasteReddy
AddressH No. 1-03-057, Jaya Nagar, Bowenpally, Secunderabad-500011 [2]ECI Affidavit
ControversiesRaids by I-T Dept.

50 teams of I-T (Income Tax) officials raided the residences of Malla Reddy, his sons, Mahender Reddy and Bhadra Reddy, son-in-law Marri Rajasekhar Reddy, relative Praveen Reddy, and a few of his close aides including Trishul Reddy, Raghunath Reddy, and Santosh Reddy in Hyderabad and neighbouring areas on 22 November 2023. Reportedly, the I-T teams recovered 2 crores of cash from the house of Trishul Reddy and Rs 2.80 crores from the house of Raghunath Reddy in Jeedimetla. [3]Hindustan Times [4]The Times of India
I-T officials at Malla Reddy's house during the raids
After the raid, Malla Reddy complained that CRPF officials accompanying I-T officials beat up Mahender Reddy, his elder son, who later complained of chest pain and was admitted to a hospital. [5]India Today On 18 January 2023, Malla Reddy apologised for his behaviour during the raid and said that he thought that CRPF officials beat up his son as he was under emotional trauma at that time. [6]Telangana Today
Malla Reddy talking to media after the raids

Fake declarations of educational qualifications, age, and income

Kandadi Anji Reddy, a resident of Medchal, filed a counter affidavit against Malla Reddy's election affidavit in the Election Commission of India (ECI) before the 2023 Telangana Legislative elections. Anji submitted in his affidavit that Malla Reddy declared in his affidavit before the 2014 General elections that he passed intermediate (12th standard) at the Government Junior College, Patny, Secunderabad in 1973 [7]MyNeta, before the 2018 Telangana Legislative elections, he declared his intermediate (12th standard) at Wesley Boys Junior College, Secunderabad in 1973 [8]MyNeta, and before the 2023 Telangana Legislative elections, he declared his intermediate (12th standard) at Raghava Laxmi Devi Government Junior College, Secunderabad in 1973. [9]ECI
Snippet showing Malla Reddy's affidavit before the 2014 General Elections
Anji further claimed that Malla Reddy declared his age as 56 years in the 2014 affidavit and 65 years in the 2018 affidavit. Anji alleged that Malla Reddy has not declared income from the university in his affidavit as he and and his wife are serving as chancellors of Malla Reddy University and are entitled to salaries and assets. Anji requested ECI to reject his candidature after checking Malla's affidavit from different elections. [10]ECI [11]Deccan Chronicle
Snippet showing Malla Reddy's affidavit before the 2023 Telangana Assembly Elections

Pre-release event of 'Animal' film

A pre-release event was organised for the Bollywood film Animal on 27 November 2023; the main cast of film includes Ranbir Kapoor, Rashmika Mandanna, and Anil Kapoor. Malla Reddy said during the event that within 5 years, Bollywood and Hollywood would be ruled by Telugu Film Industry (Tollywood), and within one year, Ranbir Kapoor would shift to Hyderabad. Many celebrities were present at the event including Indian actor Mahesh Babu and filmmaker SS Rajamouli. Many fans of Bollywood and Ranbir Kapoor criticised Malla Reddy for his statement and tweeted against him.
Tweet against Malla Reddy for his controversial statement
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date19 March 1976
Family
Wife/SpouseKalpana Reddy
Malla Reddy with his wife, Kalpana Reddy
Malla Reddy with Kalpana Reddy (right)
ChildrenSon- 2
• Mahendar Reddy Chamakura (Elder, politician, married to Shalini Reddy, also a politician)
Malla Reddy's elder son, Mahendar Reddy and his wife, Shalini Reddy
• Bhadra Reddy Chamakura (Younger, politician, and married to Preeti Reddy, a doctor)
Malla Reddy's younger son, Bhadra Reddy, with his wife, Preeti Reddy
Malla Reddy with his younger son, Bhadra Reddy, and elder son, Mahendar Reddy (right to left)

Daughter- 1
• Mamatha Reddy (Married to Marri Rajasekhar Reddy, a politician)
Malla Reddy's daughter, Mamatha Reddy with her husband, Marri Rajasekhar Reddy
ParentsFather- Ch. Malla Reddy
Mother- Chandramma
SiblingsBrother- Ch. Narasimha Reddy (Younger, Businessman)
Money Factor
Income (approx.)Rs 1 crore 48 lakhs

Note: The income was for the financial year 2022-2023. It excludes the income of his wife. [12]MyNeta
Assets/PropertiesMovable Assets

• Bank Deposits: Rs. 3,12,94,379
• Jewellery: Rs. 1,16,42,400
• Other Assets (MK Supplying Co. - Partners Capital): Rs. 3,88,702

Immovable Assets

• Agricultural Land: Rs. 20,29,10,253
• Commercial Buildings: Rs. 19,60,20,523
• Residential Buildings: Rs. 1,50,80,000

Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2023. [13]MyNeta It excludes the assets owned by his wife.
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 43 crores 47 lakhs

Note: The net worth was for the financial year 2022-2023. It excludes the net worth of his wife. [14]MyNeta

Malla Reddy

Some Lesser Known Facts About Malla Reddy

  • Malla Reddy is an Indian politician, businessman, and educationist who has served as an MP and MLA and is the founder of several educational institutions and businesses. He is very popular among the public for his witty political remarks.
  • After passing intermediate in 1973, he worked in the areas of education, health, and technology. In 2010, Malla Reddy Narayana Multispeciality Hospital was commissioned with Malla Reddy as its founder-chairman. He became the co-director of Malla Software Technologies Private Limited in September 2010.
    Malla Reddy during his 30s

    Malla Reddy during his 30s

    Malla Reddy during a program at the Malla Reddy Narayana Multispeciality Hospital

    Malla Reddy during a program at the Malla Reddy Narayana Multispeciality Hospital

  • In 2002, he founded Malla Reddy Engineering College, Hyderabad, In 2012, he founded Malla Reddy Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, and in 2020, he founded Malla Reddy University, Hyderabad (MRUH).
    Malla Reddy (left) with Ram Charan (right) during a program at Malla Reddy Engineering College

    Malla Reddy (left) with Ram Charan (right) during a program at Malla Reddy Engineering College

    Malla Reddy (left) during a program at Malla Reddy University

    Malla Reddy (left) during a program at Malla Reddy University

  • He started his political career in 2014 and later served as MP, MLA, and a minister in the Telangana cabinet.
    Malla Reddy in Telangana Legislative Assembly

    Malla Reddy in Telangana Legislative Assembly

    Malla Reddy with KCR (right)

    Malla Reddy with KCR (right)

  • Malla Reddy often remains in the news for his witty remarks on his political rivals. He commented during a Telangana Legislative Assembly session that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was selling PSUs (Public Sector Units) like he sold tea during his childhood.

  • He raises awareness about the importance of health, sports, and being fit and often participates in various health programs.
    Malla Reddy during a fitness program

    Malla Reddy during a fitness program

    Malla Reddy during a running event

    Malla Reddy during a running event

  • During the pre-release event of the ‘Animal’ film in 2023, Malla Reddy said that after watching Mahesh Babu’s film Businessman, he became a politician. [15]YouTube – Daily Culture He also went viral for claiming that Tollywood would rule over Bollywood and Hollywood in the next five years.

  • Malla Reddy declared in his affidavit before the 2023 Telangana Legislative elections that he does not own any car. [16]MyNeta