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Who is Nandamuri Balakrishna?

Nandamuri Balakrishna (born 10 June 1960), mononymously known as Balakrishna or Balayya, is an Indian actor, producer and politician. 

He appeared in more than 100 Telugu films over forty years in a variety of roles and established himself as one of the leading actors of Telugu cinema. 

He won three Nandi Awards and one South Indian International Movie Award. He is an elected member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly from Hindupur constituency since 2014.

Nandamuri Balakrishna Biography, Wiki

Nandamuri Balakrishna was born 10 June 1960, also known as NBK and Balayyababu or simply Balakrishna, is a film actor and Indian politician known for his work mainly at Telugu cinema. He is the sixth son of the Telugu movie actor and former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. T. Rama Rao.

Child at the age of fourteen, he entered the film industry with the film Tatamma Kala (1974). Recognized for his high-level concept, his high-voltage artists and his extraordinary dialogues, Balakrishna has performed in over one hundred feature films in a variety of roles.

Nandamuri Balakrishna was born in 1960 in Chennai (at the time Madras), from Tamil Nadu to actor Telugu and three times to the former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao and his wife Basavatarakam.

While the Telugu film industry was based in Madras at the time, he spent his entire childhood in Madras. During his adolescence, he moved to Hyderabad after the transfer of the Telugu film industry to that city. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Nizam College, Hyderabad, Telangana. In 1982, at the age of 22, he married Vasundhara Devi.

Nandamuri Balakrishna Biography
Nandamuri Balakrishna
Nandamuri Balakrishna Biodata and Biography
NameNandamuri Balakrishna
Nick-nameBalayya, NBK
Date Of Birth10 June 1960
Age61 Years (as of 2021)
Profession / OccupationActor, Politician, Producer, Director  (Telugu)
Mother TongueTelugu
Zodiac SignGemini
Height / Weight5′ 8” / 74kg
First MovieTatamma Kala  (1972, as a Child Artist)
First Debut MovieSahasame Jeevitham (1984)
Political PartyTelugu Desam Party (TDP)
Money FactorRs. 8-10 Crores/film

Nandamuri Balakrishna Career

His career spanning over 4 decades, starting at the age of 14, he has played a variety of roles in over 100 films. His first film as a 14-year-old boy was directed by NTR Tatamma Kala, who won him a “best child actor award.”

He proceeded with many other films and brought us hits such as Daana Veera Soora Karana and Lion.
At the time of closing ceremony of the 43rd edition of the Indian International Film Festival, the Governor of Goa B V Wanchoo and Manohar Parrikar along with Balakrishna attended with the winners.

He started his political career with campaigning on behalf of the Telugu Desam Party. His first electoral battle took place in 2014, when he took part in the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh and won by a considerable majority.

Nandamuri Balakrishna Awards

Between his various awards and nominations are the Nandi Awards for Narasimha Naidu in the category Best Actor in 2001 and for Simha in 2010. He also received the Best Actor-Male CineMAA Award for his appearance in Simha.

He has won 4 Santosham Film Awards, thrice for Pandurangadu, Simha, and Sri Rama Rajyam under the Best Actor category, and once the Legendary Actor Award. His feats don’t end here, Simha, Sri Rama Rajyam and Legend won the TSR-TV9 Film Awards in the Best Actor category in the years 2010, 2011 and 2014. Legend also won him the SIIMA Award ceremony for best actor award.

Nandamuri Balakrishna FAQ’s

Who is Nandamuri Balakrishna?

Nandamuri Balakrishna (born 10 June 1960), mononymously known as Balakrishna or Balayya, is an Indian actor, producer, and politician. 

How old is Nandamuri Balakrishna?

Nandamuri Balakrishna is currently 62 years old.

What is Nandamuri Balakrishna’s nickname?

Balayya, NBK.

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