Taraka Ratna Biography: Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Spouse, Height, Wiki, Parents, Siblings, Children, Movies, Awards, Death

June 23, 2024 0 Posted By Gift Nworie

Nandamuri Taraka Ratna was a prolific Indian actor who became famous in the Telugu film industry.

He debuted with Okato Number Kurraadu and starred in numerous films as the lead actor and a few as the antagonist.

He hailed from the highly influential Nandamuri family, significantly impacting Telugu cinema and politics.


  • Full Name: Nandamuri Taraka Ratna
  • Stage Name: Taraka Ratna
  • Born: February 22 1983
  • Age: February 18 2023 (age 39 years)
  • Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Occupation: Indian actor
  • Height: 1.8 m
  • Parent: Nandamuri Mohanakrishna and Nandamuri Shanti Mohan
  • Siblings: 1, Rupa Nandamuri.
  • Spouse: Alekhya Reddy
  • Children: 3, Nishika Nandamuri, Tanay Ram Nandamuri, and Reya Nandamuri.
  • Relationship: married
  • Net Worth: $5 million

Early Life And Education.

Nandamuri Taraka Ratna was a renowned Indian actor born on February 22 1983, in Hyderabad, India. He was raised by his Parents, Nandamuri Mohanakrishna and Nandamuri Shanti Mohan, alongside his sister, Rupa Nandamuri.

He completed his intermediate schooling at Vignan College in Guntur and then studied B Tech at Vignan Engineering College in Hyderabad.


Nandamuri Taraka Ratna had a successful career in Telugu cinema that spanned over two decades. He was a prominent member of the influential Nandamuri family, known for their contributions to cinema and politics.

Taraka Ratna made his debut in 2002 with “Okato Number Kurraadu” and went on to play lead roles in a record number of nine films, including “Yuva Rathna” (2003), “Taarak” (2003), and “Bhadradri Ramudu” (2004). In 2009, he took a turn and played a villainous role in “Amaravathi,” which received critical acclaim and earned him a Nandi Award.

Nandamuri Taraka Ratna was a talented and versatile actor in the Telugu film industry. From 2009 to 2023, he showcased his range by taking on diverse roles, including an antagonist in “Raja Cheyyi Vesthe” (2016) and films like “Nandeeswarudu” (2012), “Manamantha” (2016), and “Devineni” (2021).

He also made his digital debut in 2022 with the Disney+ Hotstar series “9 Hours”. Unfortunately, Taraka Ratna passed away in February 2023 at a young age, leaving a legacy of his impressive acting skills and contributions to the entertainment industry.

Awards and Nominations

  • Nandi Award for Best Villain – He received this award for his performance in the film “Amaravathi”. The Andhra Pradesh government gives the Nandi Awards annually to recognize excellence in Telugu cinema.

Social Media.

  • Instagram handle:@alekhyatarakratna
  • Facebook handle: Nandamuri Alekhya Taraka Rathna

Personal Life

Nandamuri Taraka Ratna was a famous Indian actor and a member of the influential Nandamuri family. He married fashion designer Alekhya Reddy in 2012, against the wishes of both their families. Together, they had three children – a daughter and twin boys named Nishika Nandamuri, Tanay Ram Nandamuri, and Reya Nandamuri.

Despite being a member of such a powerful family, Taraka Ratna chose to carve his path in the Telugu film industry. Tragically, he passed away on February 18, 2023, at the young age of 39. He will always be remembered for his contributions to the entertainment industry and his rebellious spirit.


  • Okato Number Kurraadu This was his debut film.
  • Taarak This film also featured another actor from the Nandamuri family – N.T. Rama Rao Jr.
  • Amaravathi He played the antagonist in this film and even won a Nandi Award for Best Villain for his performance.
  • Nandeeswarudu
  • Venkatadri  
  • Kakatheeyudu
  • Devineni  
  • 9 Hours (web series)

Net Worth

Nandamuri Taraka Ratna, a popular South Indian actor, has an estimated net worth of approximately $5 million. He comes from an illustrious film family in India, known for their contributions to the Indian film industry.

Despite his successful career in acting, Taraka Ratna has also ventured into producing and directing films, further adding to his wealth and success in the industry.

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