Talk about Telugu cinema and you cannot keep Jr NTR out of context. With a huge fan following, Tarak or Junior NTR is one of the biggest stars in Telugu cinema at present. Tarak, as he is fondly called by people close to him, is a rare talent in Tollywood who can transform into any character with finesse and ease. Jr NTR has been in the industry for more than 19 years and has been a major contributor to the transformation the industry has gone through. Tarak celebrates his birthday today, May 20, and fans of the Young Tiger are already celebrating it in special ways. On his birthday today, we look at a few unknown facts about the Tollywood star which we bet you didn’t know as well. Check them out here:
Jr NTR! That’s how we all know him. But his official name is Tarak. After making his debut in acting, he was given the screen name of Jr NTR which became his name on and off screen.
Not many know the kind of education Jr NTR has had. Tarak has studied till 12th standard in Hyderabad and later dropped out to pursue a career in dance, films and acting. His moves in his films show what he has trained himself in.
Did you know that Jr NTR made his acting debut at the age of 15 years? Yes! Gunaeskhar directed Balaramayanam was his debut film as an actor. The film caught the attention of filmmakers and producers in Tollywood and paved way for him.
If you are awestruck looking at his dance moves in his films, it is obvious. Jr NTR is a trained dancer in Kuchipudi and the tough moves are not new to him. No wonder his fans go gaga about his dance moves!
Jr NTR is very fond of cricket and watches all the matches which has India involved. In fact, Jr NTR has been part of the CCL (Celebrity Cricket League) actively and played quite a few matches for the Tollywood team.
Did you ever notice the colour of shirts Jr NTR has worn in his films? We did! Tarak loves white and has often hinted that in his films he loves to be styled in white. In fact, his recent film Janata Garage has him sporting white linen shirts all through.
Sadly, Jr NTR was often trolled for being a little on the heavier side and the actor never responded to those. But in 2010, Jr NTR went through a lypo surgery and lost weight to transform into a lean and unrecognisable personality. And there has been no looking back since then! He is a brave guy and openly admitted to undergoing the medical procedure.
BollywoodLife wishes Jr NTR a Very Happy Birthday!
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