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.
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.’
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. 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.
- In one of his Facebook posts, he mentioned that he appreciated the work of three music composers i.e. Ilaiyaraaja and Nadeem–Shravan duo.