Legendry Hero Tadepalli Lakshmi Kanta Rao born 16th November 1923 at Kodad, Nalgonda, Telangana. Earned “Nata Prapoorna, Kattula Kanta Rao” titles and he is very active in 1950s to 1990s his spouses are Susheela and Hymavati. He died 22nd March 2009 at the age of 85 Years in Hyderabad.
He got Rashtrapati Award for the role of Lakshmana in Lava Kusha. Nandi Awards for Best Book for Anaganaga Oka Raakummarudu and Raghupathi Venkaiah Award by the AP Govt. in 2000. He acted more than 250 movies.
Government of Telangana passed a G.O. to Mrs. Hymavathi to get a fixed aid of Rs. 10,000 every month for life.