Kallu Chidambaram

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Kallu Chidambaram
Kolluru Chidambara Rao[1]

Akkaya Palem, Vasantha Rao Veedhi, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Died19 October 2015 (aged 70)
OccupationActor & ( Retired Asst Engineer in VPT)
Years active1988-2013
Children2 sons, 2 daughters,
AwardsNandi Awards & Kalasagar by Chennai.

Kallu Chidambaram (10 October 1945 – 19 October 2015) (Telugu:కళ్ళు చిదంబరం) was an Indian film actor, known for his works in Telugu cinema. Chidambaram is one of the finest comedians of Telugu cinema.[2][3][4] Chidambaram was an accomplished theatre artist, and has worked as an Assistant Engineer in Visakhapatnam Port Trust. In 1988 he made his film debut with Kallu for which he has garnered the state Nandi Special Jury Award.[5]

Early life[edit | edit source]

Chidambaram was born in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is survived by his wife, two sons, and two daughters.[6]

Career[edit | edit source]

While working full-time as an Engineer, he has acted in a variety of roles in the films of directors such as E. V. V. Satyanarayana, S.V.Krishna Reddy, and Relangi Narasimha Rao, had given him exclusively comic roles in their films. In 1995, the Telugu socio-fantasy film Ammoru, directed by Kodi Ramakrishna, brought Kallu Chidambaram critical acclaim for his performance.[6]

Filmography[edit | edit source]


References[edit | edit source]

  1. ""ఆ 'కళ్లు' వెంటాడుతూనే ఉంటాయ్ "". ఈనాడు. 23 October 2015. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
  2. TNP =TelanganaNewsPaper (20 October 2015). "Kallu Chidambaram Death".
  3. "Check out lists of Movies by #KalluChidambaram #Filmography".
  4. Chandra. "Comedian Kallu Chidambaram is no more". tfpc.in. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2015.
  5. "Comedian Kallu Chidambaram passes away - Times of India".
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Telugu comedian Kallu Chidambaram is no more". 19 October 2015.