19 April 1921
|Died||5 May 1995 (74 years) |
|Children||Chundi Raghava Rao|
C. Nagabushanam (19 April 1921 – 5 May 1995  ) was an Indian actor known for his works in Telugu cinema and Telugu theatre.  He acted in more than 350 films from the 1950s to the 1980s. He primarily acted in villain and character actor roles. Nagabushanam was a trendsetter in enacting comic villain characters. He was also known by the title “Natabhooshana” (transl. Jewel of acting). 
He acted in with more than 5000 shows of the play Raktha Kanneeru (transl. Tears of blood) due to which he also became known as “Raktha Kanneeru Nagabhushanam”.  His first film was Palletooru (1952). He also played the lead role in the 1956 film Edi Nijam which won the Certificate of Merit at the 4th National Film Awards.  His other notable films include Mayabazar (1957), Mosagallaku Mosagadu (1971), Mohammad bin Tughlaq (1972), Ida Lokam (1973), Andala Ramudu (1973), and Kurukshetram (1977). 
Nagabushanam also produced a handful of films, including Natakala Rayudu (1969) and Oke Kutumbam (1970). He died on 5 May 1995. 
Chundi Nagabhushanam was born into a Telugu speaking family in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh.  He did odd jobs before he joined the railways and later the film industry.  Nagabhushanam had three sons and two daughters and seven grand children. None of them are into film industry.
|1956||Uma Sundari||Lord Siva|
|1958||Chenchu Lakshmi||Lord Siva|
|1967||Ummadi Kutumbam||Zamindar Bhavani Prasad|
|1967||Aada Paduchu||Rao Bahadur Ranga Rao|
|1968||Bandipotu Dongalu||Varaha Murthy|
|1968||Brahmachari||Rao Sahib Parandhamaiah|
|1969||Sipayi Chinnayya||Chokka Rao|
|1970||Dharma Daata||Zamindar Bhujanga Rao|
|1970||Ali Baba 40 Dongalu|
|1971||Dasara Bullodu||Chandrakala's father|
|1971||Adrusta Jathakudu||Raja Raghunatha Rao|
|1971||Mosagallaku Mosagadu||Nakkajittula Naganna|
|1971||Sri Krishna Vijayamu||Paundraka Vasudeva|
|1971||Tahsildar Gari Ammayi||Venkataramayya|
|1972||Mohammad Bin Tuglaq|
|1972||Badi Panthulu||Papa Rao|
|1972||Bala Mitrula Katha||Papayya|
|1972||Anta Mana Manchike ||Phanibhushana Rao|
|1973||Andala Ramudu||J. B. Rao|
|1974||Manchi Manushulu||Raghupati Rao|
|1974||Andaru Dongale||Bujji Babu|
|1974||Gundelu Teesina Monagadu |
|1977||Aalu Magalu||Raja Raghavendra Bahadoor|
|1978||Dudu Basavanna||Meesala Sivaramakrishnayya|
|1978||Sri Rama Raksha||Chakrapani|
|1980||Gopala Rao Gari Ammayi||Zamindar Gajapathi Raju|
|1980||Bangaru Bava |
|1980||Gayyali Gangamma |
|1981||Gadasari Attaha Sosagara Kodalu||Gajapathi Raju|
|1982||Pagabattina Simham||Picheswara Rao|
|1982||Korukunna Mogudu||Prabhakara Rao|
|1984||Nayakulaku Saval||Murikipudi Bangaraiah|
|1989||Rajakeeya Chadarangam||President Parandhamayya|
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