Nandamuri Balakrishna Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

An Indian actor, producer, and politician, Nandamuri Balakrishna was born on June 10, 1960, in Tamil Nadu. His father is a Telugu actor and three-time Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh NT Rama Rao and his wife Basavatarakam. 

While he was raised in Madras, later he moved to Hyderabad during his adolescence. He earned a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Nizam College, Hyderabad. He was just 22 when he got married to Vasundhara Devi and the couple has three children. 

Speaking about his career, he started acting as a child artist in the 1974 Telugu language film, Tatamma Kala which was directed by his father. Following that, he was seen in many of his father’s films including Daana Veera Soora Karna, Sri Madvirata Parvam, Akbar Salim Anarkali, and many others. At the age of 16, he then was seen in the film, Annadammula Anubandham which was a remake of the Hindi film, Yaadon Ki Baaraat. 

Finally, in 1984, he made his debut as an adult with the film, Sahasame Jeevitham and then in the drama film, Mangammagari Manavadu in the same year. 

Apart from that, his third film in the year was Kathanayakudu followed by the biographical film, Shrimad Virat Veerabrahmendra Swami Charitra. Over years, he worked in many other films as well. However, it was in the 90s when he started gaining prominence in the industry. In the year 1987, he was seen playing a dual role in the film, Apoorva Sahodarulu followed by another film in the same year which is President Gari Abbai. These films were successful. Some of his other successful films are Inspector Pratap, Bharatamlo Bala Chandrudu, Tiragabadda Telugubidda, and Raktabhishekam. 

Next till 1999, Balakrishna acted in a series of films like Aditya 369, Bhairava Dweepan, Brahmarshi Viswamitra, Top Hero, and Muddula Mogul, and many others. During this while, there was a time when he had two releases on the same day Nippu Ravva and Vijayashanti. 

Next in 2000, he featured in the EVV Satyanarayana directorial film, Goppinti Alludu followed by his next film, Narasimha Naidu which was released in 2001. It also went on to become the highest-grossing Telugu film of all time, a record which was later broken by Chiranjeevi’s Indra. He also won his first Nandi Award for Best Actor. He then appeared in many films especially action-drama flicks between 2005 till 2009. 

In 2010, Balakrishna was seen in Boyapati Srinu’s hit film, Simha opposite Nayantara and Sneha Ullal. It became a big hit and was also the highest-grossing film of the year. Notably, some of his well-known films are s Sahasame Jeevitham (1984), Janani Janmabhoomi (1984), Mangammagari Manavadu (1984), Apoorva Sahodarulu (1986), Muvva Gopaludu (1987), Muddula Mavayya (1989), Nari Nari Naduma Murari (1990), Lorry Driver (1990), Rowdy Inspector (1992), Bangaru Bullodu (1993), Bhairava Dweepam (1994), Peddannayya (1997), Samarasimha Reddy (1999), Narasimha Naidu (2001), Chennakesava Reddy (2002), Simha (2010) and Legend (2014) and his recent outing Akhanda (2021), the movies which earned him accolades. 

Apart from acting, Balakrishna has also been a part of politics. He earlier campaigned vigorously for the Telugu Desam Party. In 2014, he also contested the Andhra Pradesh  Legislative Assembly elections and further won the Hindupur Assembly constituency sea. 

NameNandamuri Balakrishna
Nick NameBalayya, NBK
ProfessionActor, Politician
Famous role Lord Rama in Telugu film Sri Rama Rajyam (2011)

Date of Birth10 June 1960
Age62 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
NationalityIndian
HometownHyderabad, Telangana, India
SchoolNot Known
CollageNizam College, Hyderabad, India
DebutFilm Debut: Pistolwali (Telugu, 1972)
ReligionHindu
Zodiac SignGemini

Nandamuri Balakrishna Career

  • Balakrishna started acting as a child artist in the 1974 Telugu language film, Tatamma Kala which was directed by his father. 
  • Following that, he was seen in many of his father’s films including Daana Veera Soora Karna, Sri Madvirata Parvam, Akbar Salim Anarkali, and many others. 
  • At the age of 16, he then was seen in the film, Annadammula Anubandham which was a remake of the Hindi film, Yaadon Ki Baaraat. 
  • Finally, in 1984, he made his debut as an adult with the film, Sahasame Jeevitham and then in the drama film, Mangammagari Manavadu in the same year. 
  • Apart from that, his third film in the year was Kathanayakudu followed by the biographical film, Shrimad Virat Veerabrahmendra Swami Charitra. 
  • Over years, he worked in many other films as well. However, it was in the 90s when he started gaining prominence in the industry. 
  • In the year 1987, he was seen playing a dual role in the film, Apoorva Sahodarulu followed by another film in the same year which is President Gari Abbai. These films were successful. 
  • Some of his other successful films are Inspector Pratap, Bharatamlo Bala Chandrudu, Tiragabadda Telugubidda, and Raktabhishekam. 
  • Next till 1999, Balakrishna acted in a series of films like Aditya 369, Bhairava Dweepan, Brahmarshi Viswamitra, Top Hero, and Muddula Mogul, and many others. During this while, there was a time when he had two releases on the same day Nippu Ravva and Vijayashanti. 
  • Next in 2000, he featured in the EVV Satyanarayana directorial film, Goppinti Alludu followed by his next film, Narasimha Naidu which was released in 2001. 
  • In the year 2003, he made his directorial debut with the film, Nartanasala. 
  • He then appeared in many films especially action-drama flicks between 2005 till 2009. 
  • In 2010, Balakrishna was seen in Boyapati Srinu’s hit film, Simha opposite Nayantara and Sneha Ullal. It became a big hit and was also the highest-grossing film of the year. 
  • Notably, some of his well-known films are Sahasame Jeevitham (1984), Janani Janmabhoomi (1984), Mangammagari Manavadu (1984), Apoorva Sahodarulu (1986), Muvva Gopaludu (1987), Muddula Mavayya (1989), Nari Nari Naduma Murari (1990), Lorry Driver (1990), Rowdy Inspector (1992), Bangaru Bullodu (1993), Bhairava Dweepam (1994), Peddannayya (1997), Samarasimha Reddy (1999), Narasimha Naidu (2001), Chennakesava Reddy (2002), Simha (2010) and Legend (2014) and his recent outing Akhanda (2021), the movies which earned him accolades. 

Nandamuri Balakrishna Family 

Father Name Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (Actor, Died) 
Mother Name Adusumalli Basavatarakam (Homemaker, Died)
Lakshmi Parvathi (Stepmother, 1993-1996)
Brother Nandamuri Ramakrishna Sr. (Died),
Nandamuri Jayakrishna,
Nandamuri Saikrishna (Died),
Nandamuri Harikrishna (Actor),
Nandamuri Mohanakrishna,
Nandamuri Ramakrishna,
Nandamuri Jayashankar Krishna
Sister Garapati Lokeswari,
Daggubati Purandeswari (Politician),
Nara Bhuvaneswari,
Kantamaneni Uma Maheswari
Wife Vasundhara Devi

Nandamuri Balakrishna Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Girlfriend N/A
Wife/ Spouse Vasundhara Devi

Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenDaughter– Nara Brahmani, Mathukumilli Tejaswini
Son– Nandamuri Mokshagna Teja

Nandamuri Balakrishna Physical Stats

Heightin centimeters- 174 cm
in meters- 1.74 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8½”
Weightin Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163 lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack

Nandamuri Balakrishna Favourite 

Favourite  Actor N/A
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Favourite  Song N/A
Favourite  Movie N/A
Favourite  CuisineN/A
Favourite  Color N/A
Favourite  Sport N/A
Favourite  Destination N/A

Nandamuri Balakrishna Education 

School Not Known
Collage Nizam College, Hyderabad, India
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)

Nandamuri Balakrishna Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
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Some Unknown facts about Nandamuri Balakrishna

  • Does Nandamuri Balakrishna smoke?: Yes
  • Does Nandamuri Balakrishna drink alcohol?: Yes
  • The actor is a three-time Nandi Award winner and comes from a family which has made a major contribution to the Telugu film industry. 
  • He is the first to shoulder a science-fiction film in 1991. 
  • A major breakthrough in his career was the film, Mangammagari Manavadu. 
  • He has acted as an onscreen brother to his father in the film, Annadammula Anubandham.
  • He has acted in 13 such films which were directed by Kodandarami Reddy. 
  • He has acted with actress Vijayashanti in 17 films. 
  • He has also acted in a triple role in the film, Adinayakudu. 
  • The actor has also tried his hand at singing and sang a song for the movie, Paisa Vasool.\

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