Today is the birthday of veterinary actor and filmmaker R Narayana Murthy. Known as the People's Star, Red Star, and the person who fights for and makes movies for Dalits and the underprivileged, Murthy has a very special place in the hearts of Tollywood audience. Reddy Narayana Murthy was born on December 31, 1954 in Mallam Peta, Rautulapudi Mandal in Godavari District to Reddy Chinnayya Naidu and Chittemma. Narayana Murthy belongs to a farmer’s family. Narayana Murthy was inclined towards revolutions to confront the injustices done to the commoners right from his school age. Narayan Murthy was a huge fan of ANR and NTR movies. Narayana Murthy used to imitate them by watching their movies. He made his Telugu screen debut in the role of a Naxalite in the film ‘Needa’. The film was directed by Dasari Narayan Rao. Later, he made the film Ardharathri Swatantram for which, he was the actor, director and producer. That film was a huge success and Narayana Murthy did not look back after the success of the film. He later directed and acted in a series of films. Later he made super hit films like Danda Karunyam, Adavi Divitilu, Yerra Sainyam, Orei Rickshaw and Veera Telangana. Narayan Murthy's films are made for all people and loved by people. Here is wishing this People's Star a very happy birthday!