Kamal Kamaraju is a Telugu movie actor. He has a degree in architecture from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University. He is passionate about movies. He is also a writer, assistant art director, and a commendable painter. He is an ace photographer and architect; one of his works includes the restaurant 'Moksha' in Hyderabad.
Kamal started his career as an assistant art director to director Chandra Sekhar Yeleti under the tutelage of renowned art director Ravinder for the film Anukokunda oka Roju (2006). He got his first opportunity as an actor in Chatrapati (2006) while working as associate art director for the same film under director S.S. 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.
He then paired up with anish kuruvilla to do an independent film called Confessions of a Film Actor (2007) which was one of the first films to be released on internet as a pay-per-view and became instant hit overseas.
He was later launched as hero by Sekhar Kammula who produced a well acclaimed full length feature film called Avakai Biryani (2008) under the direction of Anish Kuruvilla. This led him to doing lead roles in other films like Kalavaramaye Madilo (2009) and Virodhi (2011).
He also ventured into Tamil films with yiram vilakku (2010) under the direction of Hosimin where he played a negative role.
Kamal kamaraju was born on 3 September 1981, in sevagram (Gandhi ashram), Wardha district of Maharashtra to Jawaharlal Kamaraju and Nirmala gutta. His father retired as an AGM in navratna company NMDC and his mother took voluntary retirement from state organization MARKFED. Both hail from Hyderabad where they brought up kamal. Kamal has an elder brother Kranthi Kiran Kamaraju.
Kamal has been named after his father's mother Kamala Devi who hails from Razole in East Godavari district. His maternal grandparents were freedom fighters and were particular that their daughter give birth in renowned gandhian surroundings.
Kamal studied at Little Flower High School in Hyderabad where he picked up interest in art, theatre and dance. This later on led to his joining architecture from the JNTU (School of Planning and Architecture) Hyderabad where he earned his bachelors degree in Architecture.
His love for acting and his desire to stay 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. He also pursues his passion for art and architecture.
On 6 October 2013, Kamal got engaged to Supriya Biswas and the two got married on 13 December 2013.
The numerous fields that kamal is associated with apart from acting and painting come into magic. He didn’t know how to categories all these so he names it magic. Kamal thinks our mind has all the capabilities to do magic. There is no logical conclusion of why one brain reacts in one way and why the other in an another way. Photography- design-animation- furniture and lightbox the world of kamals ever growing magic can be seen.