Rao Ramesh is an Indian actor and the son of renowned Tollywood actor Rao Gopal Rao. His character as reformed Naxalite in Gamyam film changed his future forever.
Rao Ramesh was born in Srikakulam and brought up in Chennai. He completed his B.Com in Chennai. He wanted to drop out of school in his +2. He got interested in still photography during that time and used to go to British library & American library to study books on photography.
He got an offer to act as the brother of Simran in Bala Krishna’s Seema Simham. It was a small and passive character without a dialogue. Afterwards he couldn't get many offers. Then he was back in Chennai and started acting in serials like Pavitra Bandham, Kalavari Kodalu etc. He worked on TV serials for over 4 and half years.
Bibo Srinivas, Murali Srinivas and Panguluri Srinivas were his classmates in Chennai. Director Krish is the brother-in-law of Bibo Srinivas. As Rao was an avid reader of poetry and very fond of C. Narayana Reddy’s work 'Kavitha Naa Chirunama', Krish made him narrate some poetry. He liked the ferocity in Rao's narration and promised him a role in his film. It took over three years to start Krish’sGamyam. He appeared in the Kollywood film Easan (2010) directed by Samuthirakani.
Rao is married and has two kids - a son and a daughter.