Nandamuri Harikrishna Age, Wife, Death, Family, Biography & More

Nandamuri Harikrishna


Real NameNandamuri Harikrishna
Profession(s)Politician, Actor, Producer
Political PartyTelugu Desam Party (TDP)Nandamuri Harikrishna- Telugu Desam Party
Political Journey1995: Joined the TDP
1995-1996: Cabinet Minister for Road Transport in Naidu’s Cabinet
1996: Launched his own party ATDP (Anna Telugu Desam Party)
1996-1999: Member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly
2006: Rejoined the TDP
2008: Candidate of the Telugu Desam Party for election to the Rajya Sabha
2014: Left the Rajya Sabha membership
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 September 1956
BirthplaceVillage Nimmakuru, District Krishna, Andhra Pradesh, India
Date of Death29 August 2018
Place of DeathNalgonda, Telangana, India
Age (at the time of death) 61 Years
Death CauseHead injury following a road accident
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
HometownTelangana, India
SchoolSenior Secondary School, Chennai, India
Educational Qualification10th Standard
DebutFilm (Child Actor): Sri Krishnavataram (1967)Nandamuri Harikrishna- Sri Krishnavataram
Film (Actor and Producer): Daana Veera Soora Karna (1977)Nandamuri Harikrishna- Daana Veera Soora Karna
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressH. No. 10-3-310/A/2, Humayan Nagar, Masab Tank, Hyderabad-500 028, Telangana, India
AwardNandi Award for Best Character Actor (Lahiri Lahiri Lahirilo, 2002)
Girls, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date22 February 1973 (1st Marriage)
Wife/SpouseLakshmi Nandamuri (m. 1973)
Shalini Bhaskar RaoNandamuri Harikrishna with his second wife Shalini Bhaskar Rao and son Jr. NTR
ChildrenSons- Janaki Ram (died in 2014), Nandamuri Kalyan Ram (both with Lakshmi Nandamuri)Nandamuri Harikrishna Sons Nandamuri Kalyan Ram (Left) and Janaki Ram (Right) Jr. NTR (with Shalini Bhaskar Rao- photo in the wife's section; above)

Daughter- Nandamuri Suhasini (with Lakshmi Nandamuri)Nandamuri Harikrishna Daughter with her half -brother Jr. NTR
ParentsFather- N. T. Rama Rao (Actor, Producer, Director, Editor and Politician- Died in 1996)
Mother- Basavatarakam NandamuriNandamuri Harikrishna Parents
Step-Mother- Lakshmi ParvathiNandamuri Harikrishna Father and Step-Mother
• Nandamuri Ramakrishna Sr. (Deceased)
• Nandamuri Jayakrishna
• Nandamuri Saikrishna (Deceased)
• Nandamuri Harikrishna (Actor)
• Nandamuri Mohanakrishna
Nandamuri Balakrishna (Actor, Politician)
• Nandamuri Ramakrishna Jr. (Film Producer)
• Nandamuri Jayashankar

• Daggubati Purandeswari (Politician)Nandamuri Harikrishna Sister (Daggubati Purandareswari) with her husband
• Nara BhuvaneswariNandamuri Harikrishna Sister (Nara Bhuvaneswari) with her husband (N. Chandrababu Naidu)
• Garapati Lokeswari
• Kantamaneni Uma

(Note- Few are real siblings and few are half-siblings)
Style Quotient
Car CollectionToyota Fortuner
Bank Deposits: ₹3 Lakhs
Jewellery: ₹7 Lakhs (as in 2014)

A Non-Agricultural Land worth ₹12 Lakhs
A Commercial Building worth ₹1.25 Crore
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Not Known
Net Worth (approx.)₹7 Crore (as in 2014)

Nandamuri Harikrishna

Some Lesser Known Facts About Nandamuri Harikrishna

  • Did Nandamuri Harikrishna smoke?: Not Known
  • Did Nandamuri Harikrishna drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Nandamuri Harikrishna was an Indian Politician and actor associated with the Tamil Film Industry where he was one of the most successful child artists.
  • He was the fourth son of N. T. Rama Rao, former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. One of the most popular Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu is his brother-in-law.
  • He made his first on-screen appearance in 1967 as a child artist in the Telugu Mythological film ‘Sri Krishnavataram’ as ‘Little Krishna’.

  • He did many Tamil movies like ‘Tatamma Kala’, ‘Ram Raheem’, ‘Siva Rama Raju’, ‘Seetharama Raju’, ‘Lahiri Lahiri Lahirilo’, ‘Sravanamasam. etc.
  • In 1995, after becoming the Cabinet Minister of Road Transport, he gave an opportunity to hundreds of women for the post of the bus conductor.
  • He took a break from acting, and subsequently, accompanied his father for TDP campaigning, and in 1998, he came back in the film industry by appearing in the movie ‘Sri Ramulayya’.

    Nandamuri Harikrishna- Sri Ramulayya

    Nandamuri Harikrishna- Sri Ramulayya

  • In 2003, his performance as ‘Seetayya’ in the film ‘Seetayya’ was critically acclaimed by the viewers.

  • On 29 August 2018, at around 5:45 a.m, he died in a road accident when he was driving to Kavali to attend the marriage of one of his fans. His car rammed into a divider and he fell out of the car, as a result, he suffered a severe head injury and was declared “brought dead” by the doctors at the Kamineni Hospital which is 15 km away from the accident site.

    Nandamuri Harikrishna Fortuner Car in Road Accident

    Nandamuri Harikrishna Fortuner Car in Road Accident

  • In his family, this was a third road accident occurred in Nalgonda district on national highways; as his two sons- Janaki Ram and Jr. NTR had also met road accidents; in which Janaki Ram had died while Jr. NTR suffered minor injuries to spine, ribs, and bruises on head and hands.
  • His lucky number was ‘2323’ and most of his vehicles are registered with the same number. Coincidentally, in 2014, his elder son Janaki Ram died driving a vehicle no. ‘AP29BD2323’ whereas he himself died driving ‘AP28BW2323’.
  • He died just before 3 days of his 62nd birthday.