Varavara Rao

Varavara Rao

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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
Hair Colour White
Personal Life
Date of Birth 3 November 1940
Age (as in 2017) 77 Years
Birthplace Chinna Pendyala, Warangal, Telangana
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chinna Pendyala, Warangal, Telangana
College/University Osmania University
Educational Qualification Masters in Arts
Religion Not Known
Caste Brahmin
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.
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