Varavara Rao

Varavara Rao

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Are you Looking for Varavara Rao Age, Birthday, Height, Net Worth, Family, salary, Weight etc..Find the latest complete information on Varavara Rao was born on 3 November 1940 in Warangal, Telangana. He is a poet.

Full NamePendyala Varavara Rao
Profession(s)Activist, Poet, Journalist, Literary Critic, and Public Speaker
Famous ForBeing a Naxalite Sympathiser
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 168 cm
in meters– 1.68 m
in feet inches– 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 70 kg
in pounds– 155 lbs
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of Birth3 November 1940
Age (as in 2017)77 Years
BirthplaceChinna Pendyala, Warangal, Telangana
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
HometownChinna Pendyala, Warangal, Telangana
College/UniversityOsmania University
Educational QualificationMasters in Arts
ReligionNot Known
Controversies• In 1973, he was arrested under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act after his literary activity enraged the Andhra Government. He was released later after a month.
• In August 2018, he was arrested along with his daughters and sons in law on the charge of plotting to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Wife/SpouseName Not Known
ChildrenSon– Not Known
Daughter– Anala and Pavana
ParentsNames Not Known

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Varavara Rao

  • He grew up in a middle-class Telugu family.
  • He started publishing his poetry in 1957.
  • In 1960, he finished his masters in Telugu Literature from Osmania University. He then studied traditional literary forms and criticism.
  • He became a lecturer at a private college in Siddipet, Medak.
  • He then switched many jobs, and at last, settled in Chanda Kanthaiah Memorial College, where he joined as a lecturer and later became its Principal.
  • He wanted to propagate modern Telugu literature and hence formed a group by the name of Saahithee Mithrulu; meaning friends of literature. It was initially devoted to modern literature without any outspoken commitment towards any particular philosophical outlook.
Varavara Rao
Varavara Rao

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