Date Of Birth:July 10, 1947
Star Sign : Cancer
Height : 5.9 Inches
Full Name : Kota Srinivas Rao
Father : Kota Seetha Rama Anjaneyulu
Siblings : Kota Sankara Rao
Kota Srinivasa Rao is a versatile Indian film actor in Telugu Cinema. He is known for his negative roles, character roles and comedy timing. He also served as an MLA from Vijayawada East assembly constituency in Andhra Pradesh, India from 1999-2004. He born in Vijayawada.
His father Kota Seetha Rama Anjaneyulu was a doctor. He initially started his career in stage and drama plays during his childhood. He worked as a State Bank employee before entering the film industry.
He is married to Rukmani and has three children (2 daughters and a son). He lost his son Kota Venkata Anjaneya Prasad on June 20, 2010 in a road accident in Hyderabad. Prasad. His acting was critically acclaimed.
His younger brother Kota Sankara Rao is also an actor. He works in a nationalized bank and acts in soap operas.
He was a theatre artist with Rangasthalam for over 20 years. His performance in the drama inspired director-producer Kranthi Kumar. Later he decided to film the play which marked his entry into Tollywood. He made his debut with the Telugu film Pranam Khareedu in 1978.
Nandi Award for Best Villain- Ganesh (1998)
Nandi Award for Best Villain – Chinna (2000)
Nandi Award for Best Character Actor – Chinna (2000)
Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actor- Prudhvi Narayana (2002)
Nandi Award for Best Character Actor – Aa Naluguru (2004)
Nandi Award for Best Character Actor – Pellaina Kothalo (2006)