Kamal Kamaraju, who has a degree in architecture from JNTU, is a multifaceted star, who is adept in acting, writing, art direction, photography and architecture. With his work in these fields, he has earned huge fan base, especially female fans. But the actor is all set to break million hearts as he has decided to say goodbye to his bachelorhood. Yes! He will soon tie the knot with a girl named Supriya in December.
In a chat with a leading English daily, Kamal Kamaraju admitted that he will marry Supriya. Talking about this Bengali girl, who is a native of Bhopal, the actor says that she is currently working as a strategy and operation consultant in a corporate company in Hyderabad. He added, "It's an arranged-cum-love marriage."
Kamal Kamaraju further said that it was his father who saw Supriya first. Later, the actor met her and their first meeting turned into love at first sight for each other. After understanding each other quite well, his family informed about their relationship to Supriya's family, who happily accepted their offer. On Twitter, he wrote, "Yes its true.:)) From supriya and myself thank you all for the lovely wishes..."
Now, both families have decided to hold a grand engagement function in the first week of October. The marriage will take place in Hyderabad sometime in December. Meanwhile, Kamal Kamaraju is teaching Telugu to Supriya. He is also making efforts to learn Bengali.
Continue to read unknown facts about Kamal Kamaraju and also see his photos in the slideshow.
Kamal Kamaraju's Family Background
Kamal Kamaraju was born on 3rd September 1981, in Sevagram Wardha district of Maharashtra. His father Jawaharlal Kamaraju is retired as an AGM in Navratna Company NMDC and mother Nirmala Gutta took voluntary retirement from state organisation MARKFED. Both hail from Hyderabad, where they brought up Kamal. Kamal has an elder brother Kranthi Kiran Kamaraju.
Kamal's Connection With Gandhism
Kamal Kamaraju's grandparents from mothers side were freedom fighters and were particular that the mother delivers in the renowned Gandhian surroundings. So born in Sevagram, he was named after his father's mother Kamala Devi, who hailed from Razole in East Godavari district.
Kamal Kamaraju's Education
Kamal studied at Little Flower High School at Chirag Ali lane Hyderabad, where he picked up interest in art, theatre and dance. Later this translated into his interest in joining architecture from the JNTU in Hyderabad, where he acquired bachelors degree in Architecture.
Kamal's Love For Acting
His love for acting and his desire to stay back in India led him to choose film career where he subsequently became a known face in Telugu film industry. He currently stays in Hyderabad and works for Telugu films.
Kamal's Debut As An Assistant Art Director
Kamal Kamaraju started his career as an assistant art director to director Chandra Shekhar Yelleti under the tutelage of renowned art director Ravinder for the film Anukokunda Oka Roju in 2005.
Kamal's Acting Debut
He got his first opportunity as an actor in Chatrapati in 2005, while working as associate art director for the same film under director SS Rajamouli. But his first role that was most recognised was given by Sekhar Kammula in the film Godavari (2006). This got him wide recognition and identity.
Confessions Of A Film Actor
His first step as a lead actor started immediately after Godavari when he paired up with Anish Kuruvilla to do a independent film called Confessions of a Film Actor in 2007. This was one of the first films to be released on internet as a pay per view and became instant hit overseas.
Avakai Biryani Gave A Break To Kamal
In 2008, Kamal was launched as hero by Sekhar Kammula, who produced a well acclaimed film Avakai Biryani under the direction of Anish Kuruvilla. This led him to doing lead roles in various other films like Kalavaramaye Madilo in 2009 and Virodhi in 2011.
Kamal's Debut In Tamil Films
He also ventured into Tamil films with Ayiram Vilakku (2010) under the direction of Hosimin where he played a negative role. He was last seen in Telugu movie Arvind 2, which was directed by Sekhar Suri.
Kamal As A Writer
His association with director Hanumanth Rghavapudi led him to try out writing for a short film I AM FAMOUS and also to independently produce and art direct six commercials along with Hanumanth for Mudra Ad Agency in 2007.
Kamal's Activities In Theatre Industry
Kamal also did theatre for a renowned Broadway play 'Who is Afraid of Viginia Woolf' in 2011 for Kartaal Productions. The actor played the character Nick in this play.
Kamal's Artistic Ability As A Painter
Kamal is also a well known painter. While he started off with a series of painting titled My Name is Minnu that revolved around the girl child, the actor has veered towards filmi subjects even on canvas. He has created paintings for actor Nani and many other socialites.