Anonymous wrote on Jun 11 2011 3:28PM
Nandamuri Balakrishna born 10 June 1960 in India is a prominent Telugu film actor. He is the son of the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and actor Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao. He is popularly known as Balayya, NBK by his fans and admirers. He entered the film Industry at the age of 14 as a child artist in his father's movie Tatammakala. Nandamuri Balakrishna entered the film industry at the age of 14. He was the one with a lot of expectations from the Telugu film industry, as he was the son of a Legend.  In 1974, Tatamma Kala movie was Directed by NTR and marked his debut on the silver screen. Over a period of time he acted in several films, many of them were directed by NTR. In 1984 he debuted in a hero role with Sahasame Jeevitham. In the same year he starred in Mangamma Gari Manavadu, "Kathanayakudu", and Shrimad Virat Veerabrahmendra Swami Charitra, all the three were commercially successful at the Box-office. In the year 1986, all his six films was success at the Box-office. Later, he has worked in a number of critically and commercially successful films such as Muddula Krishnnayya (1986), Muddula Mavayya (1989), Lorry Driver (1990),Aditya 369 (1991), Roudy Inspector (1992), Bhairava Dweepam (1994) for which he won the Filmfare Best Actor Award (Telugu) ,Peddannayya (1997), Samarasimha Reddy (1999), Narasimha Naidu (2001) earned him Nandi Award for Best Actor, and 'Cine Goers Association's best actor award, Lakshmi Narasimha (2004), panduranga (2008) earned him Santosham Best Actor Award, Simha (2010) and has established himself as one of the lead actors in Telugu cinema. He is married to Vasundhara Devi and has one son Mokshagna Tarakarama Teja and two daughters Brahmini and Tejaswini. His elder daughter Brahmini was married to Nara lokesh, son of Nara Chandrababu Naidu who is the president of Telugu Desam Party and formerchief minister of Andhra Pradesh.