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|Full Name||Pendyala Varavara Rao|
|Profession(s)||Activist, Poet, Journalist, Literary Critic, and Public Speaker|
|Famous For||Being 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 Colour||Light Brown|
|Date of Birth||3 November 1940|
|Age (as in 2017)||77 Years|
|Birthplace||Chinna Pendyala, Warangal, Telangana|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Scorpio|
|Hometown||Chinna Pendyala, Warangal, Telangana|
|Educational Qualification||Masters in Arts|
|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
|Wife/Spouse||Name Not Known|
|Children||Son– Not Known|
Daughter– Anala and Pavana
|Parents||Names Not Known|
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.