Nandamuri Balakrishna


Balakrishna was born in Chennai (then Madras), Tamil Nadu to Telugu actor and three-time former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao and his wife Basava Tarakam.

During his adolescence, he moved to Hyderabad following the shifting of the Telugu film industry to that city. He earned a bachelor's degree in commerce from Nizam College, Hyderabad, Telangana.

Name: Nandamuri Balakrishna

Profession: Indian film actor and politician

Family:
Vasundhara Devi (Spouse)
Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (Father)
Basava Tarakam (Mother)
Brahmani Nandamuri (Daughter)
Tejaswini Nandamuri (Daughter)
Mokshagna Nandamuri (Son)
Junior NTR(nephew)

Most Successful Movies
1974: Tatamma Kala
1977: Daana Veera Soora Karna
1979: Akbar Salim Anarkali
1984: Mangammagari Manavadu
1984: Srimadvirat Veerabrahmendra Swami Charitra
1986: Apoorva Sahodarudu
1987: Muvva Gopaludu
1989: Muddula Mavayya
1990: Nari Nari Naduma Murari
1990: Lorry Driver
1991: Aditya 369
1992: Rowdy Inspector
1993: Bangaru Bullodu
1994: Bhairava Dweepam, Bobbili Simham
1996: Vamsanikokkadu
1997: Peddannayya
1999: Samarasimha Reddy
2001: Narasimha Naidu
2002: Chennakesava Reddy
2010: Simha
2011: Sri Rama Rajyam
2014: Legend
2015: Lion
2016: Gautamiputra Satakarni

Awards:

Nandi Awards

Best Actor – Narasimha Naidu (2001)
Best Actor – Simha (2010)

CineMAA Awards

CineMAA Award for Best Actor - Male – Simha (2010)

Santosham Film Awards

Santosham Best Actor Award – Pandurangadu
Santosham Best Actor Award – Simha
Santosham Best Actor Award – Sri Rama Rajyam
Legendary Actor Award – Legend

TSR – TV9 Film Awards

Best Actor Award for the year 2010 – Male – Simha
Best Actor Award for the year 2011 – Male – Sri Rama Rajyam
Best Actor Award for the year 2014 – Male – Legend

SIIMA Awards

Best Actor – Legend

Other Awards

Award for Best Child Actor - Thathamma Kala
Samman Award - Highest taxpayer in the charge of Commissioner of Income Tax.
Bharata Muni award for Best Actor of the year 2009 – Pandurangadu
Bharata Muni award Best Actor of the year 2010 – Simha
Bharata Muni award Best Actor of the year 2011 – Sri Rama Rajyam
A.P. CINE Goers Association Best Actor Award – Narasimha Naidu Chennakesava Reddy and Pandurangadu.
Akkineni Abhinaya Puraskaram for the year 2007

Profile:

Balakrishna was born in Chennai (then Madras), Tamil Nadu to Telugu actor and three-time former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao and his wife Basava Tarakam. During his adolescence, he moved to Hyderabad following the shifting of the Telugu film industry to that city. He earned a bachelor's degree in commerce from Nizam College, Hyderabad, Telangana.

In 1982, at the age of 22, He married Vasundhara Devi, daughter of the owner of SRMT. They have two daughters, Brahmani and Tejaswini, and a son, Taraka Rama Mokshagna Teja. His elder daughter, Brahmani, is an alumnus of Santa Clara University and Stanford University. She has married her cousin, Nara Lokesh, the son of TDP president and present Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu.