Rakesh Master Biography, Wife, Death, Career, Net Worth, & more

Rakesh Master, a highly acclaimed dance choreographer, has established himself as a prominent figure in the Telugu film industry. With an impressive portfolio of work spanning numerous Telugu films, he has garnered a reputation as one of the most sought-after choreographers in Tollywood. His journey in the world of choreography commenced with his notable appearance in the film “Avva,” which hit the big screens in 2011.

Rakesh Master Biography

His passion for dance transcended beyond his work in the film industry. In addition to his illustrious career as a choreographer, he also made a significant impact as an educator. He founded a prestigious dance institute in Tirupathi, where he dedicated himself to imparting his knowledge and expertise to aspiring dancers. What set Rakesh Master apart was his genuine commitment to making dance accessible to all.

Rakesh Master Picture
Rakesh Master Picture

Personal Information

Full Name S. Rama Rao
Nickname AKA Eklavya
DOB (Date of Birth) Year, 1968

(at the time of death)

55 Years
Date of Death 18 June 2023
Death Cause Multiple organ failure
Nationality Indian
Hometown Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
Religion N/A


School Private school in Telangana
College/ University Private college
Qualification Graduate

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 5’ 7”
Meter 1.70 m
Centimeters 170 cm
Weight N/A
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Bald
Body Measurements N/A

Family Information

Father Name Balireddy
Mother Name N/A
Brother N/A
Marital Status Married
Children Son- Charan Tej
Wife/Spouse Lakshmi


Girlfriend N/A


Profession  Choreographer
Net Worth Rs 10 crore


Color Red, Black
Food Dosa, Pizza
Actor/ Actress Amitab Bachan,  Aruna Irani
Song Indian Song
Hobbies Singing, Playing
Movie Devadasu
Rakesh Master Young Age Picture
Rakesh Master Young Age Picture
Rakesh Master with his Wife (Lakshmi)
Rakesh Master with his Wife (Lakshmi)
Rakesh Master Son (Charan Tej)
Rakesh Master Son (Charan Tej)


Rakesh’s Master, along with his family, adheres to the Hindu religion. His father, Balireddy, secured employment at a market yard in Tirupati, prompting their relocation from Nellore to Tirupati. Rakesh Master was born into a modest middle-class family hailing from Hyderabad, Telangana, India. He grew up alongside four sisters and two brothers, fostering a sense of familial bond and togetherness.


Rakesh Master was born S Rama Rao in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, in 1970. At the time of death, he was 55 years old.


He did his schooling at a private school in Telangana. He has a graduate degree which he took from a private college in Telangana.


Master is married to his third wife, Lakshmi. From his previous marriage; he has a son named Charan Tej.

Cause of death of Rakesh Master

Tragically, Rakesh Master succumbed to multiple organ failures on Sunday night. His untimely demise was attributed to severe metabolic acidosis, a condition exacerbated by his diabetic health condition.

Social Media Handles


Rakesh Master catapulted his professional career through popular dance reality programs like “Aata” and “Dhee.” These platforms provided him with a stage to showcase his exceptional dancing skills, ultimately earning him recognition and acclaim. With his remarkable talent and passion for dance, he had the privilege of collaborating with a myriad of superstars from the Telugu film industry, including Venkatesh, Prabhas, Ram, Mahesh Babu, and Ram Pothineni, among others. Transitioning into the film industry, Rakesh Master left an indelible mark by choreographing the dance sequences for nearly 1,500 films. His contribution to the world of dance and entertainment cannot be overstated. It was through his appearances on “Dhee” that he gained widespread recognition, establishing his true identity as a prominent and skilled dancer.

Net Worth

Rakesh, being a highly accomplished choreographer, had not only achieved great recognition and fame but had also accumulated substantial wealth throughout his successful career. It is estimated that at the time of his untimely demise, his net worth was believed to be around Rs 10 crore.

Filmography List

  • AmmoPolisodu
  • Apparao Driving School
  • Budget Padmanabham
  • Chirunavvutho
  • Devadasu
  • Girlfriend
  • Lahiri Lahiri Lahiri LO
  • Manasichanu
  • Seeta Rama Raju
  • Seetaiah
  • Varam
  • Yuvaraju
  • And other

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