Mikkilineni (born Mikkilineni Radhakrishna Murthy) was an Indian film actor and thespian known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema. He was the founder of the theater group Praja Natya Mandali.He has received the honorary Kalaprapoorna from Andhra University, for his contributions towards Telugu theater and cinema.
He was Born in Kolavennu village, Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh. Before entering into theater, He studied Diploma in Veterinary Science. He started his film career with the 1949 film Deeksha directed by K. S. Prakash Rao. He has acted in nearly 350 feature films and was known for his association with N. T. Rama Rao in near 150 films and in almost all the B. Vittalacharya movies