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B. Padmanabham Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : August 18, 2018

Short Biography

B. Padmanabham was born on 20th August 1931. He was popularly known by his credit name Padmanabham. He was an Indian Film Director, Producer, and Comedian known for his works mostly in Telugu cinema.


Other Name: Basavaraju Venkata Padmanabha Rao, Padmanabham
Other Professions: Comedian Film Director Film Producer Theatre Actor
Appearance: Telugu

B. Padmanabham Complete Bio & Career

Basavaraju Venkata Padmanabha Rao, popularly famous by his credit name as Padmanabham. She was a renowned, multi-talented Indian film, comedian,  actor, producer and director who is known mostly for his extraordinary work in Telugu films. He began acting at 12 years old when the incredible director Gudavalli Ramabrahmam offered him a role in a movie"Maayaokam(1943)".
B. Padmanabham was arguably among the most noted comedian actors in India then, especially for his comic expressions, dialogue delivery during the golden age of Telugu Cinema, when a comedian was considered, as valuable as leading actors and villain used to be in the film. Apart from the Comedian, he was the finest producer as well and made his entry as a director with the film titled Devatha in the year 1964. He made his debut with film Shri Rama Katha which was released in the year 1969.
He has worked in more than 400 movies and was associated with almost 80 different Directors. He has directed almost Eight films and produced five or six films so far. Once interviewed and asked about his favorite comic role, He said that it’s difficult to say that this specific comic part of this movie was among his best one or that comic part was best. Though, he did say that the rickshaw puller role that he played in the film titled Desoddhaarakudu needs a special mention as he really enjoyed playing that part.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

B. Padmanabham died on 20-02-2010 by the heart attack at the age of 78 years. During a heart attack, he was at home in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He was a regular yoga practitioner and enjoyed good health until his death.

DEATHDAY 20 February,2010 (Monday)
DEATH PLACE Chennai, Tamil Nadu

B. Padmanabham Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was married and had five daughters and a son.

Life's Important Dates Of B. Padmanabham

B. Padmanabham Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

B. Padmanabham was 78 years 6 months & 0 day old age.