NTR began his career as a child artist. His first step into Tollywood was with his grandfather's movie Brahmarshi Viswamithra and then Bala Ramayanam,directed by Gunasekhar. Coincidentally, his character in the secondmovie was Lord Sri Rama, a role often played by his grandfather NTR.
After a few years, Jr. NTR made his re-entry into Tollywood with Ninnu Choodalani in 2001; but it failed to perform well at the box office. He went on to gain fame with Student No. 1 (....