TNR (Anchor) Wiki, Height, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More


Thummala Narsimha Reddy, [1]The Indian Express popularly known as TNR, was a South Indian actor, director, and anchor. On 10 May 2021, he passed away due to COVID-19 complications.


TNR was born in Hyderabad. He did his schooling at Sri Saraswathi Sisu Mandir High School, Saraswathi Nagar, Saidabad, Hyderabad. [2]Facebook

TNR's childhood picture with his family

TNR’s childhood picture with his family

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 7″

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black


Family & Caste

Parents & Siblings

His mother had died when he was only 2 years old. He had one elder sister.

Wife & Children

He was married to Jyothi, and the couple had a son and a daughter named Divija.

TNR with his wife

TNR with his wife

TNR with his daughter and son

TNR with his daughter and son


He worked as a supporting actor in various Telugu films such as ‘Nene Raju Nene Mantri’ (2017), ‘Subrahmanyapuram’ (2018), ‘Falaknuma Das’ (2019), and ‘Uma Maheswara Ugra Roopasya’ (2020). He had directed a few South Indian films. He gained immense popularity with his talk show ‘Frankly Speaking with TNR’ for the YouTube channel ‘iDream Telugu Movies.’

TNR in his talk show

TNR in his talk show


In May 2021, he was tested positive for the COVID-19 and was admitted to a hospital in Malkajgiri, Hyderabad. Due to his continuous deteriorating health, he passed away on 10 May 2021. [3]The Indian Express Many popular South Indian celebrities shared their grief on his demise. Actor Sudheer Babu tweeted,

This comes as a shocker …. lost a fine journalist .. may peace be with him.”

Shobu Yarlagadda said,

Deeply saddened to hear this news. #RIPTNR garu!” -Shobu Yarlagadda (@Shobu_)

Venu Charan tweeted,

He is too good as an Anchor, actor and a nice human being. It’s really really disturbing to know that he is no more. We miss you sir” #TNR #RipTNR  VenuCha#RRRan (@AlwysVenuCharan)



  • One of his favourite quotes was,

DHARMO RAKSHATHI RAKSHITHAHA” dharmaanni manam kaapaadithey dharmam manalni kaapaaduthundi”

  • He was a religious person and often visited temples.

    TNR in a temple

    TNR in a temple

  • In one of his Facebook posts, he mentioned that he appreciated the work of three music composers i.e. Ilaiyaraaja and NadeemShravan duo.


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