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Jr NTR Honors Grandfather NTR, Sits on Floor for 101st Birth Anniversary


On Tuesday morning, actor Jr. NTR went to the NTR ghat to honor his grandfather, Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (NTR), on the occasion of his 101st birthday. He served as Andhra Pradesh’s chief minister before.


A paparazzo posted a video of Jr. NTR visiting the memorial in Hyderabad, where he gestured his respect with folded hands. In addition to him, Nandamuri Kalyanram, his brother, also gave NTR praise. At the memorial, both actors paid their respects and offered flowers.

At the memorial, Kalyanram and Jr. NTR were also observed sitting on the floor. At the ghat, Nandamuri Balakrishna, the actor-politician son of NTR, was also sighted. He came to pay his last respects to his father.


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For seven years, Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, also referred to as NTR, led Andhra Pradesh as chief minister. He was also an actor, producer, director, editor, and politician. For his work directing Varakatnam (1970) and co-producing Thodu Dongalu (1954) and Seetharama Kalyanam (1960), he was honored with three National Film Awards. For his roles in movies like Lava Kusa (1963) and Raju Peda (1954), NTR also won Rashtrapati Awards.

As per news agency PTI, former Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu, and other leaders also paid homage to NTR. NTR’s daughter D Purandeswari also visited the NTR Ghat, NTR’s samadhi, and paid homage to the TDP founder. Describing NTR as the “heartbeat” and “symbol of self-respect of Telugu people”, Venkaiah Naidu said the TDP founder won laurels as an actor for his performances in mythological roles and also ushered in a new era in politics. NTR was a great nationalist who stood against autocratic politics, he said on X (formerly Twitter).

About Jr NTR

Jr NTR will be next seen in Devara which also stars Saif Ali Khan and Janhvi Kapoor in the lead roles. He also has War 2, which is being directed by Ayan Mukerji.

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