Nandamuri Balakrishna......
(Telugu:నందమూరి బాలకృష్ణ) (b. June 10, 1960), is a leading Tollywood actor . He is the son of former Chief Minister (of Andhra Pradesh) Tollywood actor N. T. Rama Rao. He is famously known as Baaalayya and called Yuva Ratna by his fans. He is the one considered to be one of the most influential telugu actors. He is especially known for his box office treats.
Balakrishna was born in Madras (now known as Chennai), Tamil Nadu, to Sri Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao and Smt Basavatarakam. Balakrishna has seven brothers Late Rama Krishna, Jaya Krishna, Hari Krishna, Mohana Krishna, Sai Krishna, Jr Rama Krishna, Jaya Shankar Krishna, and four sisters Smt Uma Maheswari, Smt Bhuvaneswari, Smt Lokeswari, Smt Purandheswari. He is married to Vasundhara Devi and has one son Mokshagna Teja and two daughters Brahmani and Tejaswini. He started his film career as a child artist in his fathers movie tatammakala. Later on he turned out to be a trump card.
Perhaps he is the only actor who has acted in films of different genre.He always try to be innovative and try to go against the trend which has given him mixed results.He has acted in social,devotional,sofio fantasy,mythological films. He is darling of the rural masses especially as he acts the roles of a village guy with ease.Though he is good in all types of roles, he is more famous in the rolese where he has acted as an angry young man, and leader of a clan.
He suited the role of a village youth so well that he had to live that image for years. His debut year 1984 ended with another super hit film Kathanayakudu produced by Suresh Productions and put him in the top slot of young heroes. Also released in the same year, NTR's Brahmam gari Charitra created wonders at Box office and He got his due credit for playing an important role. His first year was very promising with three out of seven movies being big hits.