Tarun Kumar Biography | Tarun Kumar Profile

Tarun was born on 8th January 1983 in Andhra Pradesh, India to the Telugu actress Roja Ramani. He completed his degree in BBM from the Bangalore University.

Tarun is an Indian film actor who works in Tollywood Telugu Cinema. He has also acted in Tamil films. His noted roles include the lead role in Nuvve Kavali Which was Tollywood's biggest hit for the year 2000. Tarun Bagged The National Film Award - Best Child Artist for his Tamil Film 'Anjali' Directed by Mani Ratnam. He has also acted with Superstar Rajinikanth in the 1991 Tamil blockbuster Thalapathi.

He became famous overnight with the success of Mani Rathnam’s Anjali (1990) as Anjali’s older brother. He received the National Film Award for Best Child Artist along with Shyamili and Shruthi.

Tarun made his debut in a lead role with the love story Nuvve Kavali (2000). His other releases in 2000 were Uncle and Priyamaina Neeku. In 2001, he was cast in Nuvvu Leka Nenu Lenu and Chirujalla. Senthil’s Punnagai Desam (2002) did moderate business. This was followed by Nuvve Nuvve (2002) with Shriya Saran. Tarun and Shirya Saran were paired together again in Ela Cheppanu (2003). In the Tamil movie Enakku 20 Unakku 18, he worked with Trisha and Shriya. The soundtrack of the movie was quite popular. Sakhiya (2004) and Soggadu (2005) were his other releases. Bhale Dhongalu (2008) was the remake of the Hindi hit Bunty Aur Babli and didn’t enjoy the same success. Tarun's next movie is Krishna Vamsi’s Sasirekha Parinayam with Genelia D’Souza. In 2011 he was doing 3 telugu flims in which Chukkalanti Ammayi Chakkanaina Abbayi with vimala raman was the movie which was in post production..

Filmography & Awards

Year                          Title                            Awards

1990                      Manasu Mamatha                     As Master Tarun
                         Bujji gadi babai                   with Naresh
                         Anjali (Tamil)                     National Film Award for Best Child Artist
                                                        Dubbed into Telugu with the same name

1991                      Thalapathi                         As a petty-thief who finds baby Rajnikanth in train
                         Pillalu Diddina Kapuram            As Jagapathi babu's son in dual role
                         Aditya 369    

1992                      Meera                              Tamil
                         My Dear Muthachan                  Malayalam
1993                      Abhayam (Malayalam)                Winner, Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award

1995                      Vajram
2000                      Nuvve Kavali                       First film as a hero
                         Priyamaina Neeku                   Dubbed into Tamil as Kadhal Sugamanathu   

2001                      Nuvvu Leka Nenu lenu
2002                      Punnagai Desam (Tamil)
                         Nuvve Nuvve
2003                      Ninne Ishtapaddanu
                         Ela Cheppanu                       (Tamil/Telugu)
                         Enakku 20 Unakku 18 /              (Tamil/Telugu
                         Nee Manasu Naaku Telusu    

2004                      Sakhiya
2005                      Soggadu
                              Oka Voorilo    

2007                      Nava Vasantham    

2008                      Bhale Dongalu
2009                      Sasirekha Parinayam
2011                      Chukkalanti Ammayi-      Chukkalanti Ammayi . Chakkanaina Abbayi AudioSongs
                              Chakkanaina Abbayi                 Chukkalanti Ammayi . Chakkanaina Abbayi Movie Review

Yuddam     shooting completed coming soon

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