Ramachandra Raju

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Ramachandra Raju
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Born
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Years active2018–present

Ramachandra Raju is an Indian flim actor who rose to fame for his role as the antagonist in the film K.G.F: Chapter 1 (2018) and its sequel 'K.G.F: Chapter 2 (2021).

Career[edit | edit source]

Raju made his film debut K.G.F: Chapter 1 (2018). He played the antagonist in the film and garnered acclaim for his portrayal of Garuda. His role in the film enabled him to get offers in several other Tamil and Kannada-language films. Raju is set to play the villain in Sulthan directed by Bakkiyaraj Kannan, an untitled film starring Vetri and directed by debutante Guru Ramanujam, Jana Gana Mana directed by I. Ahmed, a film titled Bumper starring Danveerah and directed by Hari Santhosh, a film with Sivakarthikeyan that has been tentatively titled SK17, an untitled film with Vijay Antony, and an untitled film with Vimal.[1][2][3][4][5][6] He will seen reprising his role as Garuda in K.G.F: Chapter 2.[7] He is reportedly in talks about playing a lead role in the upcoming Malayalam movie ‘Sthambam 2’. The film will be directed by Satheesh Paul under the script penned by Paul Brothers. The shooting of the film is said to start by the third week of December 2021 in Pala, Kottayam. It will be the first time Ramachandra will be helming a major role in a Malayalam film.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Language Ref.
2018 K.G.F: Chapter 1 Garuda Kannada
Malayalam
Tamil
Telugu
Hindi
[1]
2020 Sulthan Jayaseelan Tamil [1]
K.G.F: Chapter 2 Films that have not yet been released Garuda Kannada [7]
2021 Madhagaja Tandava Kannada [1]
2021 - Films that have not yet been released
TBA
Tamil [2]
Jana Gana Mana Films that have not yet been released
TBA
Tamil [4]
Bumper Films that have not yet been released
TBA
Kannada [5]
SK17 Films that have not yet been released
TBA
Tamil [6]
Kodiyil Oruvan
TBA
Tamil [5]
Untitled film with Vimal Films that have not yet been released
TBA
Tamil [5]
Karma Films that have not yet been released
TBA
Tamil [5]
- Sthambam 2 Films that have not yet been released
TBA
Malayalam [8]
- Aaraattu
TBA
Malayalam [8]

Awards and nominations[edit | edit source]

Year Award Category Film Result Ref.
2019 Zee Kannada Hemmeya Kanndiga Awards Best Villain K.G.F: Chapter 1 Won [9]
2019 8th SIIMA Awards Best Actor in a Negative Role K.G.F: Chapter 1 Nominated [10]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "KGF-fame Ram to play villain in Karthi-Rashmika starrer". The New Indian Express.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Subramanian, Anupama (7 December 2019). "Vetri's next a social commercial thriller". Deccan Chronicle.
  3. "'Jiivi' actor Vetri's next to star KGF villain". The New Indian Express.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "KGF villain in Ravi-Taapsee's next? – Times of India". The Times of India.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 "KGF's antagonist Garuda, Ramchandra Raju, now 'Bumper' villain". The New Indian Express.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "'KGF' villain Ramachandra Raju ready to rock Kollywood? – Times of India". The Times of India.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Yash back to work, to resume shoot for KGF Chapter 2 after paternity leave". The New Indian Express.
  8. 8.0 8.1 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/malayalam/movies/news/kgf-fame-garuda-ram-roped-in-to-play-lead-in-malayalam-film-sthambam-2/articleshow/88045700.cms
  9. "Emmeya Kannadiga Awards 2019 winners list a big win for Rachitha Ram, Yash and Chikkana". Zee Kannada.
  10. "SIIMA Awards 2019: Vijay, Yash, Keerthi, KGF win big, here's full winners list". Deccan Chronicle.

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