Balakrishna Nandamuri Movies and Career Information
Gemini Jun 10, 1960 Chennai Actor
Nandamuri Balakrishna is an Indian film actor and politician, who works predominantly in Telugu cinema. He is the sixth son of Telugu matinee idol and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. T. Rama Rao. He entered the film industry as a child artist at the age of 14 with the film Tatamma Kala. In the mid-1980s, he graduated to acting in the lead role and soon became one of the sought after actors in Telugu cinema. As of 2013, In his film career, spanning thirty nine years, he has acted in ninety eight films, in a variety of roles.
He has won two Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Awards and one Filmfare Award in his entire film career. He was the guest of honour at the 43rd International Film Festival of India. He is actively involved in politics and is a member of the Telugu Desam Party founded by his father. He is also the chairman of the trust board of his father's cancer hospital, The Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute, based in Hyderabad, India