N. T. Rama Rao Jr. was born and brought up in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Jr. NTRs Childhood Photo.He is the grandson of Telugu actor & former Chief Minister (CM) of Andhra Pradesh, N. T. Rama Rao. N T Rama Rao.What a coincidence! His step-grandmother, step-mother, and wife have the same first name- Lakshmi..He was born as Tarak. However, he got his name Nandamuri Tharaka Rama Rao while shooting for the film Brahmarshi Vishwamitra, which was directed by Sr NTR.He is a trained Kuchipudi dancer.He made his first on-screen appearance in 1991 as a child artist in the Telugu film Brahmashri Vishwamitra as Bharata. Jr. NTR in Brahmarshi Viswamithra.In 2001, he got the lead role of Venu in Telugu film Ninnu Choodalani..For the film Yamadonga, he had lost around 20 kg of his weight.Apart from India, he has a massive fan following in Japan and his film Baadshah was also nominated for the film festival in Japan.His song Sairo Sairo from the film Baadshah is very popular in Hong Kong.