Rahul Ramakrishna is an Indian actor, who works predominantly in the Telugu film industry.Apart from being an actor, he is also a comedian, a journalist, and a writer.Before his college days, Rahul worked backstage with small theatre groups but never got the opportunity to be on stage.After dropping out in the final year of his degree, Rahul resorted to various jobs like data entry and writing reviews for websites. In an interview, he said, I wasnt cut out for engineering. I quit after dragging it for four years. I began working to fend for myself and did odd jobs like data entry operations and writing reviews for websites. I worked in a couple of newspapers and joined an NGO where I got to work with Dalits, Adivasis and marginalized farmers. Later I was introduced to Forum Theatre and during one such workshop, I was initiated into acting..In an interview, he revealed that he was initiated into acting during a workshop that he attended while he did Forum Theatre.He began his career as an actor with a short film titled Sainma, which was directed by Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam.He made his Tollywood debut with Jayammu Nischayammu Raa in 2016. Apart from being an actor, he was also the dialogue writer for the film.He shot to fame for his acclaimed role of Vijays friend Shiva, in the film Arjun Reddy, in 2017.He starred in various movies such as Chi La Sow (2018), Brochevarevarura (2019), Pressure Cooker (2020), and Jathi Ratnalu (2021).He also acted in the Telugu blockbuster RRR, which crossed Rs. 900 crore worldwide collection.