Last Updated: 13 May, 2022 | Views: 153
Other Profession(s): Politician, Business Men, Producer
Higher Education: B.Com
Net Worth: $10 Million
Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details
About Nandamuri Balakrishna
Nandamuri Balakrishna, popular as Balakrishna or Balayya, is an actor, politician, and producer from India. Over four decades, he appeared in over 100 Telugu films in a number of roles, establishing himself as one of the leading actors in Telugu cinema. Balakrishna was the recipient of three Nandi Awards and one South Indian International Film Award. He has been a member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly since 2014, representing the Hindupur constituency.
Balakrishna and Vasundhara Devi got married in 1982. The couple has three children.
In 1974 – Balakrishna started his acting career as a child artist in the film “Tatamma Kala.”
In 1984 – He debuted in the film “Sahasame Jeevitham.”
In 1988 – Balakrishna appeared in the film “Raktabhishekam,” which became a box-office blockbuster.
In 2010 – He starred with Nayantara and Sneha Ullal in the film “Simha,” which turned out to be the top-grossing Telugu film of the year.
In 2021 – His film “Akhanda” was a commercial success.
Achievements and Awards
• In 2001 – He won the Nandi Best Actor Award for the film “Narasimha Naidu.”
• In 2010 – Balakrishna received CineMAA Award for Best Actor – Male for his performance in the film “Simha.”
• In 2014 – He got TSR Best Actor Award for the year – Male for the film “Legend.”
• In 1987, Balakrishna set a record by releasing eight films in the same year, all of which were box office blockbusters.
• Balakrishna is the Founder of the Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital and Research.