Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna was born on 31st May 1943 at Burripallem, Guntur district. Belonging to an agricultural family he completed his basic education from Tenali and Narsapur before joining in the prestigious C.R.R college in Eluru.
Krishna got married to Indira Devi before he made his debut in films with ‘Tenemanasulu’. There was no looking back for him and he is the holder of many 1st’s in Telugu cinema including First detective film ‘Gudachari 116’, First cowboy film ‘Mosagaallaku Mosagadu’, First color scope film ‘Alluri Sitarama Raju’, and the first 70 MM film ‘Simhasanam’. His legacy is continued by his son Prince Mahesh Babu.
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Poruginti doragaariki pogaru ekkuva (Devadasu, 1974) – Tragic king ANR left an indelible mark by playing the role of Devadasu. Not many were willing to take the risk of remaking the classic film. But Krishna was always adventurous and gutsy, he did the film in his own style and received appreciation.
Kaapuram Kotha Kaapuram (Kotha Kapuram, 1975) – Co-starring Bharthi (Wife of Kannada hero Vishnu Vardhan), the film had music composed by K.V.Mahadevan. A must-watch movie for newly married couples.
Mrogindi Kalyana Veena (Kurukshetram, 1977) –Its a mythological film with Krishna and Sobhan Babu playing the roles of Arjuna and Lord Krishna respectively. Jamuna and Vijaya Nirmala played Draupadi and Subhadra respectively.
Naa peru bikaari (Sri Rajeswari Vilas Coffee Club,1976) – This Sobhan Babu-Vanisree movie has village backdrop. The jatka bandi that was used in this film was purchased by Sobhan Babu and it is still present in his village.
Eenadu kattukunna Bommarillu (Pandanti Kapuram,1972) –
The film has Vijaya Nirmala’s son Naresh and Jayasudha as child artistes. The song is shot in the picturesque locales of Brindavan Gardens. The film promotes the values of Joint family like the recent Satamanam Bhavathi, Kalisundam ra etc
Cheekati Velugulu (Cheekati Velugulu, 1975) – Krishna had a lull period after the humongous success of Alluri Seetha Rama Raju because people expected to seem him in larger than life roles. Cheekati Velugulu, directed by K.S.Prakash Rao was a musical hit with Krishna in a soft role.