Subba Raju

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Subba Raju
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Penumatsa Subbaraju is an actor and fighter in Tollywood. He acted in many hit Tollywood films like Amma Nanna O Tamil Ammayi,Arya and Pokiri. He is currently trying to turn as a character artist from his fighter image.
Back Ground

Subbaraju was born in Bhimavaram, to Penumatsa Ramakrishnam Raju and Vijayalakshmi. He has one elder Brother Pullam Raju, who is working as a Sanskrit Lecturer. Subbaraju did his education in D. N. R. College, Bhimavaram. He did his Bachelors Degree in Mathematics and after that he did some computer courses and joined with Dell Computers, Hyderabad.

Film career
Subbaraju's introduction to the cinema world was a happy accident. Renowned Tollywood director Krishna Vamsi's personal assistant asked him to fix computer issue for Krishna Vamsi's personal computer. After going to Krishna Vamsi's house, Subbaraju was offered a small role in Krishna Vamsi's Khadgam movie.

Popular Roles
Subbaraju made his debut inTollywood in Good Night (First Night), Khadgam, and the super hit film Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi, directed by Puri Jagannadh. In this movie, he played the role of a boxer, who fights with the hero in the climax and is defeated. This role brought him good opportunities to star as a fighter/small negative shade roles in subsequent films.

Subbaraju played a powerful role in the movie Arya, a henchman who will do anything for his boss. In one scene the heroine slaps him, leading him to consider killing his boss' son to exact his revenge. The boss' son is played by Siva Balaji.

Subbaraju played another role as a land settlement mafia gangster in Nayar; in the movie Pokiri, he attempts to kill hero Mahesh Babu, but towards the end he is killed by the hero.

Although he wants to do different types of roles, he is mainly offered villain/negative role because of his physique.

Currently, he is rumored to don different roles in Tollywood, Kollywood as well as Bollywood.

Subbaraju is turning from villain to hero in the remake of Kannada Film Duniya1, which was one of the biggest hits in Sandalwood , the kannada film industry in 2007. Malli will direct the film.

Subbaraju has been in transitional phase from negative to a redeeming character in movies lately, for example: Bindaas.

His most famous role to date is in "Leader," where he won over fans with his solid performance.