Senior actor Kongara Jaggarao who starred as villain opposite great NTR in more than 480 films expired on Friday morning. 88yrs old Jaggarao’s last film was King Nagarjuna‘s Don. Jaggarao was born in Morampudi, Tenali Taluk,Guntur discrict. During his childhood he joined Congress Seva Dal during freedom struggle and worked along with Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu,Gautu Lachchanna, NG.Ranga becoming their favorite disciple.
When actor R.Nageswara Rao who was shooting for Samajam suddenly expired, film makers completed it with Jaggarao. Later he starred as a sage in Bhakta Sabari.When he attracted NTR’s attention, he won the role of Dussasana in NTR’s Bheeshma. From then on there is no stopping as he became righthand of NTR. Wherever NTR used to go, Jaggarao used to be there. After NTR,Krishna encouraged Jaggarao offering roles in all his films. Similar is the vase with Vithalacharya who casted him in many films. He casted him replacing SV.Rangarao in the film Sakshi which turned his career. Jaggarao shifted to Hyderabad along with Bapu,Ramana. Jaggarao used to play key role as a member of Film Nagar Housing Society.