wiki: Kongara Jaggaiah

Kongara Jaggaiah (b. 1926)

Telugu actor born in Morampudi, Tenali taluk, AP. Graduated from Andhra Christian College, Guntur, where he staged amateur plays with NTR?. Schoolteacher in Duggirala while working with NTR’s National Art Theatre, e.g. his best-known play, Chesina Papam (1946). Sanskrit scholar and student of Jampala Venkata Narasimham. Activist with the Navya Sahitya Parishat (1942) and the PWA? (until 1949). Telugu newsreader at AIR, New Delhi. Début in H.V. Babu’s Adarsham. Lead role in Gopichand’s Priyuralu. Appeared regularly in Telugu films mainly playing the second lead to heroes like A. Nageshwara Rao (Ardhangi, Dr Chakravarthi) until the 70s. Known for his classically accented oratory. Character actor in 80s melodrama, often in heavily made up grandfather roles. Produced two films Padandi Munduku and Shabash Papanna. Also known for translations of Rabindra Sangeet into Telugu and for his compilation of Acharya Athreya’s work. Member of Parliament representing the Congress (O) from the Ongole constituency, AP, in 1967.

FILMOGRAPHY: 1952: Adarsham; Priyuralu; 1954: Bangaru Papa; 1955: Ante Kavali; Beedala Asti; Ardhangi/Pennin? Perumai; Pasupu Kumkuma; Santosham/Naya? Admi; Donga Ramudu; 1956: Muddubidda; Melukolupu; Balasanyasamma Katha; 1957: Repu Neede; Aalu Magalu; Peddarikalu; Veera Kankanam; Bhale Bhava; Varudukavali/ Manamagal Thevai; Bhale Ammayilu; MLA; 1958: Anna Thamudu; Atta Okinti Kodale; Shri Krishna Garudi; Dongalunnaru Jagratha; Mundadugu; Appu Chesi Pappu Koodu/ Kadan Vangi Kalyanam; 1959: Koothuru Kapuram; Bhagya Devatha; 1960: Renukadevi Mahatyam; Kuladaivam; Dharmane Jayam; Pelli Kanuka; Kumkumarekha; Jalsarayudu; Annapurna; Samajam; 1961: Velugu Needulu; Kanna Koduku; Taxi Ramudu; Intiki Deepam Illale; Pellikani Pillalu; 1962: Padandi Munduku; Gali Medalu; Aradhana; Appagintalu; Chitti Tamudu; Constable Koothuru; 1963: Eedu Jodu; Anubandhalu; Manchi Rojulu Lostai; Thobuttuvulu; 1964: Poojapalam; Atmabalam; Gudigantalu; Peetalameeda Pelli; Dr Chakravarthi; 1965: Uyyala Jampala; Chaduvukonna Bharya; Keelu Bommalu; Antastulu; Preminchi Choodu; Manasulu Mamathalu; Veelunama; 1966: Manase Mandiram; Ame Evaru; Astiparulu; 1967: Pranamithrulu; 1968: Bandhipotu Dongalu; Chinnari Papalu; Chuttarikalu; Gramadevathulu; Kalasina Manushulu; Papakosam; Veeranjaneya; 1969: Ardha Rathri; Dharmapatni; Jarigina Katha; Sepoy Chinnaiah; 1970: Talli Tandrulu; Yamalokapu Goodachari; Kodalu Diddina Kapuram; Drohi; Manasu Mangalyam; Maro Prapancham; 1971: Jeevitha Chakram; Vintha Samsaram; Suputhrudu; Patindalla Bangaram; Raitu Bidda; Bangaru Talli; Naa Thammudu; Chinnanati Snehitulu; Ramalayam; Talli Kuthulu; Kalyana Mandapam; Bharya Biddalu; 1972: Collector Janaki; Shabash Papanna; Prajanayakudu; Shabash Baby, Badi Panthulu; Koduku Kodalu; Balamithrula Katha; Bangaru Babu; 1973: Ramrajyam; Nindu Kutumbam; Devudu Chesina Manushulu; Ramude Devudu; Vintha Katha; Memu Manushulame; Kaidi Baba; Marapurani Manishi; Meena; 1974: Mangalya Bhagyam; Bhoomikosam; Manchi Manushulu; Devadasu, Deeksha; Gali Patalu; Kode Naagu; Peddalu Marali; Alluri Seetaramaraju; Tulasi; Manushulu Matti Bommalu; Harathi; Dora Babu; 1975: Eduruleni Manishi; Kavitha; Pellikani Thandri; Ramuni Minchina Ramudu; Samsaram; Manasakshi; 1976: Aradhana; Rama Rajyamlo Raktha Pasam; Oka Deepam Veligindhi; Devude Gelichadu; Raja; Peddanayya; Muthyala Pallaki; Shri Rajeshwari Vilas Coffee Club; Uttamuralu; 1977: Bangaru Bommalu; Adavi Ramudu; Raja Ramesh; Jeevana Theeralu; Panchayathi; Premalekhalu; Edureetha; Gadusu Ammayi; Jeevithamlo Vasantham; 1978: Dongala Veta; KD No.1; Karunamayudu; Lambadolla Ramadasu; Sahasavanthudu; Vichitra Jeevitham; Ramakrishnulu; Yuga Purushudu; Shri Rama Raksha; Moodu Puvvulu Aaru Kayalu; 1979: Ramabanam; Maavari Manchithanam; Judagadu; Yugandhar; Samajaniki Saval; Mangala Toranalu; Vetagadu; Ra Ra Krishnaiah; 1980: Edantastulameda; Bhale Krishnudu; Kalyana Chakravarthi; Ram Robert Rahim; Shri Vasavi Kannika Parameshwari Mahatyam; Sandhya; Ragile Jwala; Srishti Rahasyulu; Manavude Mahaniyudu; Aatagadu; Bommala Koluvu; 1981: Talli Kodakala Anubandham; Guru Shishyulu; Tiruguleni Manishi; Nyayam Kavali; Jeevitha Ratham; Rani Kasularangamma; Seethakoka Chilaka; Lakshmi; Aggirava; Antham Kadidi Arambham; Mayadari Alludu; Ramakrishnamanulu; 1982: Megha Sandesam; Gopala Krishnudu; Dharma Vadi; Bobbili Puli; Edi Nyayam Edi Dharmam; Eenadu; Jagannatha Rathachakralu; Naa Desam; Prema Sankellu; Madhura Swapnam; Tingu Rangadu; Yamakinkarudu; 1983: Agni Samadhi; Chanda Sasanudu; Dharma Poratam; Koteeshwarudu; Poratham; Rama Rajyamlo Bheemaraju; Sivudu Sivudu Sivudu; Yuddha Bhoomi; Bandhulu Anubandhulu; 1984: Kanchu Kagada; Suvarna Sundari; Anubandham; Babulugadi Debba; Disco King; Grihalakshmi; Jagan; Mr Vijay; Naagu; Palnati Puli; Raaraju; Ramayanamlo Bhagavatham; Sahasame Jeevitham; Swati; Udanthudu; Alaya Deepam; 1985: Kirathakudu; Krishnagaradi; Uriki Soggadu; Palnati Simham; Thirugubatu; Agni Parvatham; Nyayam Meere Cheppali; Maha Sangramam; Lanchavatharam; Rechukka; Bharya Bharthala Bandham; Maharaju; Pachani Kapuram; Illale Devata; Adavi Donga; Vijeta; Mahamanishi; Edadugula Bandham; 1988: Inspector Pratap; Tiraga Bidda Telugu Bidda; Prema Kiritam; Ashwathama; Jeevana Ganga; Ramudu Bheemudu; Rakthabhisekham; Dharma Teja; 1989: Mamatala Kovela; Bala Gopaludu; Adarshavanthudu; Ajatashatru; 1990: Alludugaru.

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