Nandamuri Balakrishna is one of the leading matinee idols in Telugu Cinema. He is the son of the late acting Legend and ex-Chief Minister of the erstwhile undivided Andhra Pradesh, Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao. Balakrishna ventured into acting at the age of 14 in 1974 with ‘Tatamma Kala.’ Ever since then, he has acted in numerous films in Telugu and has emerged as of one the biggest stars in the industry with an immense fan following. He has so far received 2 Nandi State Awards and 3 Filmfare Awards in the Best Actor category. After the division of united Andhra Pradesh, Balakrishna contested in the 2014 Assembly elections and now serves as the MLA from Hindupur constituency in Andhra Pradesh.