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Nandamuri Balakrishna Profile, Top, Age, Circle of relatives, Biography & Extra

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.

In his 100th film, he wrote Gautamiputra Satakarni, ruler of the Satavahana empire in the second century, in the epic film about the war Gautamiputra Satakarni (2017). The film was then dubbed in Hindi and Tamil. The film was presented at the first “Edinburgh Festival of Indian Films and Documentaries”. Balakrishna has received three Nandi State Awards for Best Actor for his works in Narasimha Naidu (2001), Simha (2010) and Legend (2014). In 2014, he received the South Indian International Movie Award for Best Actor for his work in Legend. Balakrishna was the guest of honor at the 43rd International Film Festival of India. Balakrishna is president of the Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital and Research. He is an elected member of the Legislative Assembly of Hindupur in Andhra Pradesh.

Nandamuri Balakrishna Biodata and Biography


Nandamuri Balakrishna


Balayya, NBK



Date Of Birth

10 June 1960


61 Years (as in 2021)

Profession / Occupation

Actor, Politician, Producer, Director  (Telugu)

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Height / Weight

5′ 8” / 74kg

First Movie

Tatamma Kala  (1972, as a Child Artist)

First Debut Movie

Sahasame Jeevitham (1984)

Political Party

Telugu Desam Party (TDP)

Money Factor

Rs. 8-10 Crores/film

Nandamuri Balakrishna Family and Relatives


N.T. Rama Rao (Actor, Formar CM, Died)


Adusumalli Basavatarakam (Homemaker, Died), 

Lakshmi Parvathi (Stepmother, 1993-1996)


Ramakrishna Sr. (Died), Jayakrishna,  Saikrishna (Died), Harikrishna (Actor, Died), Mohanakrishna,  Ramakrishna, Jayashankar Krishna


Garapati Lokeswari, Daggubati Purandeswari (Politician), Nara Bhuvaneswari, Kantamaneni Uma Maheswari

Marital Status

Married (1982)


Vasundhara Devi


Nara Brahmani, Mathukumilli Tejaswini

Sons Nandamuri Mokshagna Teja
Uncle Not Known
Aunties Not Known
Grandfather Nandamuri Lakshmaih
Grandmother Venkata Ramamma
Girlfriends/ Affairs Not Known

Nandamuri Balakrishna Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters

174 cm

Height in Meters

1.74 m

Height in Feet Inches

5′ 8”



Body Measurement


Chest Size

41 inches

Waist Size

34 inches

Biceps Size

12 inches

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Nandamuri Balakrishna Favorites

Favorite Colour

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Favorite Actor

N.T.Rama Rao (Senior)

Favorite Actress

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Favorite Food Not Known
Hobbies Not Known
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Favorite Book Not Known
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Nandamuri Balakrishna Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification

Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)


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College / University

Nizam College, Hyderabad, India


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Nandamuri Balakrishna Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Home Town

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Present Residence

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

House Address

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Phone No / Mobile No

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Nandamuri Balakrishna Awards, Honours, Achievements

Civilian Awards

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National Honours

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National Film Awards

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Nandamuri Balakrishna Social Media


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