Before you watch Adipurush, where Prabhas acts as Lord Rama, here are other Telugu actors who did a fine job playing Lord Rama on-screen to perfection.
From N T Rama Rao, and Nandamuri Balakrishna to Prabhas, here’s a list of Tollywood actors and their celluloid versions of Lord Sri Rama Chandra.
1. Sr. NTR
The word GOD is synonymous with the name Sr. NTR on-screen. He played Lord Rama in several of his films such as – ‘Lava Kusha’, ‘Sri Ramanjaneya Yuddham’, and ‘Seetha Rama Kalyam’.
2. Parupalli Subbarao
Parupalli Subbarao played Lord Rama in the 1934 version of Lava Kusa.
3. Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Sitarama Jananam (1944) is the debut film as a hero for Akkineni Nageswara Rao. And he acted as Lord Rama… What a glorious start to a legendary career…
Here, in the movie Sita Rama Kalyanam (1961), Haranath played Lord Rama and Sr. NTR played Ravana, this is the directorial debut of Sr. NTR.
5. Shoban Babu
Shoban Babu essayed on the character of Lord Rama in Bapu’s Sampoorna Ramayanam (1972)
Bapu’s Seeta Kalyanam is known for its stunning visual imagery. Ravikumar portrayed Lord Rama magically with minimal dialogue, innocence, simplicity, and honesty.
Srikanth played Lord Rama in Kodi Rama Krishna’s Devullu(2000)
8. Nandamuri Balakrishna
Balakrishna played Lord Rama to perfection in Bapu’s Sri Rama Rajyam (2011)
9. Jr. NTR
Jr NTR played the role of Lord Rama and delivered an exceptional performance at a very young age.
Suman who acted as Lord Venkateshwara in Annamayya also acted as Lord Rama in Sri Rama Dasu.
Prabhas might become this generation’s only hero to act as Lord Rama on screen. This is once in a lifetime opportunity, Prabhas as Adipurush is divine.