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Nandamuri Balakrishna's 60th birthday: Jr NTR, Chiranjeevi, Mahesh Babu and others share warm wishes for Balayya on social media.

Written by A. Kameshwari | New Delhi | Updated: June 10, 2020 4:27:57 pm
nandamuri balakrishna birthday Nandamuri Balakrishna turned 60 today. (Photo: PR Handout)

Nandamuri Balakrishna celebrates his 60th birthday today. The actor, who is the son of late actor-politician N T Rama Rao, has appeared in over 100 films in a career spanning almost five decades.

Balakrishna started his career at the age of 14 with 1974 film Tatamma Kala. He went on to act in films such as Sahasame Jeevitham (1984), Muvva Gopaludu (1987), Muddula Mavayya (1989), Nari Nari Naduma Murari (1990), Lorry Driver (1990), Rowdy Inspector (1992), Peddannayya (1997), and Samarasimha Reddy (1997) to name a few.

Over the years, the actor earned praise for his family dramas and actioners. The actor has received three Nandi Awards for Best Actor for his work in Narasimha Naidu (2001), Simha (2010) and Legend (2014).

On the occasion of his birthday, Balayya is receiving wishes from fans and friends in the industry on social media.

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16:27 (IST)10 Jun 2020
Raghavendra Rao wishes Balakrishna

Filmmaker Raghavendra Rao tweeted a throwback photo featuring himself with Balakrishna.

16:12 (IST)10 Jun 2020
'We wish to celebrate more such birthdays'

Director Krish Jagarlamudi tweeted his birthday wish for Nandamuri Balakrishna.

15:56 (IST)10 Jun 2020
'Happy birthday to the king of acting'

In a tweet, Manoj Manchu wished Balakrishna a very happy birthday.

15:43 (IST)10 Jun 2020
Nine over-the-top action movies of Nandamuri Balakrishna

If you search on YouTube for ‘funny Balayya videos’, you will find hundreds of short clips from Nandamuri Balakrishna’s movies. The inbuilt over-the-topness of his films has become the favourite subject of internet memes.

15:22 (IST)10 Jun 2020
Vennela Kishore wishes Balakrishna

"Wishing our Nandamuri Balakrishna garu a very happy 60th Birthdayyy..Wishing you many happy returns for the coming years ahead sir.." Vennela Kishore wrote in a tweet.

15:05 (IST)10 Jun 2020
Balakrishna visits Cancer hospital

Nandamuri Balakrishna celebrated his birthday at Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital in Hyderabad. (Photo: PR Handout)

14:50 (IST)10 Jun 2020
Looking terrific in #BB3: Venkatesh

Actor Venkatesh took to Twitter and wrote, "Wishing our dearest Balayya Babu a very happy birthday! May your year be blessed both on the personal and professional front. Looking terrific in #BB3."

14:33 (IST)10 Jun 2020
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14:15 (IST)10 Jun 2020
'Hope you will entertain us with your raw energy'

Sai Dharam Tej posted on Twitter, "Wishing #NBK garu a very happy 60th birthday...may god bless you with more energy and happiness...hope you’ll entertain us with your raw energy on the silver screen."

14:00 (IST)10 Jun 2020
DSP to Balakrishna: Keep rocking

Music composer Devi Sri Prasad took to Twitter to wish Balakrishna on his birthday. He wrote, "Wishing a very HAPPY MUSICAL BIRTHDAY to Sri NANDAMURI BALAKRISHNA GARU...Keep Rocking always with ur Amazing Energy Sir. And all d very Best to the entire Crew of #BB3"

13:45 (IST)10 Jun 2020
Harish Shankar wished Balakrishna another blockbuster with #BB3

Filmmaker Harish Shankar, in a tweet, mentioned, "Watching Balayya movie gives always a whole new excitement thank u for all the goosebumps performances....wishing #BB3Roar a huge Block Buster"

13:30 (IST)10 Jun 2020
Kona Venkat's birthday wish for Balakrishna

Kona Venkat shared a photo wishing Balakrishna on his birthday

13:15 (IST)10 Jun 2020
A rare photo of Balakrishna

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13:01 (IST)10 Jun 2020
Mahesh Babu wishes 'health and happiness'

"To the powerhouse of energy, an actor I've always admired... Happy 60th Balakrishna garu. Wishing you the best of health and happiness always," Mahesh Babu tweeted, wishing Nandamuri Balakrishna on his birthday.

12:45 (IST)10 Jun 2020
BVS Ravi thanks Balakrishna for giving new cinematic experience

Director BVS Ravi thanked Balakrishna for giving the audience a new cinematic experience with Samara Simha Redddy. In a tweet, he mentioned how the film took Telugu industry to a new level.

12:24 (IST)10 Jun 2020
Puri Jagannadh says, 'Coca-cola pepsi, Balayya babu sexy'

Wishing Nandamuri Balakrishna on his birthday, director Puri Jagannadh wrote, "You should always stay the way you are. Happy birthday. Coca-Cola Pepsi…Balayya Babu Sexy."

11:55 (IST)10 Jun 2020
Boyapati Srinu sends birthday wishes to Nandamuri Balakrishna

Boyapati Srinu, who is collaborating with Nandamuri Balakrishna for his next, shared a still of the actor from the untitled film to wish him on his birthday.

11:40 (IST)10 Jun 2020
Anil Ravipudi on Nandamuri Balakrishna

Anil Ravipudi shared a photo of Nandamuri Balakrishna and wished him on his birthday.

11:25 (IST)10 Jun 2020
Srikanth Meka: NBK 106 first look terrific

Actor Srikanth Meka praised the first look of Balakrishna's upcoming film with Boyapati Srinu.

11:12 (IST)10 Jun 2020
Sudheer Babu wishes Balakrishna

Sudheer Babu took to Twitter and wished Balakrishna on his birthday.

Nandamuri Balakrishna will next be seen in Boyapati Srinu's film tentatively titled NBK 106. The two are collaborating for the third time after Simha and Legend. The untitled project marks Balakrishna's 106th film.