Jr NTR aka Tarak, who is also known as ‘Young Tiger’ among his fans and admirers, will be celebrating his 37th Birthday today. Netizens have been flooding in social media with heartfelt wishes for their favourite star by sharing his common display picture with hashtag #NTRBirthdayCDP, along with adorable messages.
Jr NTR, the Grandson of Telugu actor and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, has been winning hearts with his amazing and powerful acting skills ever since his debut in Tollywood back in 2001.
The actor who has been ruling big screens for almost two decades, apart from South, also has a huge fan base in other parts of India too, all thanks to his Hindi dubbed movies on Television and Youtube.
Today on the occasion of Jr NTR’s birthday, we at Koimoi bring you 5 lesser-known facts about the ‘Young Tiger’.
1) Trained Kuchipudi Dancer
Jr NTR is without a doubt one of the best dancers Tollywood has ever produced. The Telugu actor is one of those actors in the film industry who can pull off any difficult steps with ease and grace. Not many know that ‘Young Tiger’ is a trained Kuchipudi dancer and is quite fond of classical dances. Tarak in his younger days has performed at many events and dance shows across Andhra Pradesh.
2) Fan Following In Japan
Jr NTR is probably the only Tollywood actor to have a massive fan following in Japan. Tarak’s 2013 released action-comedy Baadshah was very much loved and appreciated by the Japanese audience too. The film was dubbed and released in Japanese too. Baadshah was also premiered at the Osaka Asian Film Festival in Japan.
3) Filmy Debut As A Child Artist At Age 10
Jr NTR faced the filmy camera for the first time at the mere age of 10. Tarak made his big-screen debut as a child actor in Telugu spiritual drama Brahmarshi Vishwamitra which was helmed by his grandfather NTR sr. Apart from Brahmarshi Vishwamitra, Tarak played the lead role in Bala Ramayanam as Lord Ram. The film released in the year 1996 was also honoured with National Award for the best children’s film that year.
Apart from being a phenomenal actor and an amazing dancer, Jr NTR is a good singer too. The actor has lent his voice for songs like 123 Nenoka Kantri (Kantri), Olammi Tikka (Yamadonga), Rakasi Rakasi (Rabhasa), Follow Follow (Nannaku Prematho), and Chary (Adhurs). Apart from Telugu, the actor also has lent his voice for a Kannada song titled Geleya Geleya (Chakravyuha).
5) The fascination for number 9
Jr NTR is too fond of number 9. Reports also have it that the actor is so fascinated with the number that he has spent lakhs to get all his vehicles registered with number 9999.
Here’s wishing the RRR star a very Happy Birthday!