Some lesser-known facts about Brahmanandam, who is known as the comedy king of Telugu film industry.
Brahmanandam is an Indian film actor and comedian, who was born in Sattenapalli, Guntur District in Andhra Pradesh to Kanneganti Nagalingachari and Kanneganti Lakshmi Narsamma. Brahmanandam is an exceptional comedian of South Indian film industry. He is commonly recognized for his work in Telugu and Tamil film industry.
Brahmanandam trailed his master degree in Telugu and before stepping into acting initiated his career as a teacher. He worked in Attili, a town of Godavari district. The prolific comedian used to take part in inter-college activities which supported him in boosting up his expressions as well as comic skills. Bramhanandam married Lakshmi and is blessed with two sons, Raja Gautam and Siddarth. In 1986, the comedian initiated his career with the movie titled ‘Chantabbai’. Brahmanandam enjoys a huge fan following and has impressed with his acting skills. Here are some lesser known facts that one should know about the extremely talented actor.
Lesser known and interesting facts about Brahmanandam
1. Prior to films, he was a Telugu lecturer in Attili, a town in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
2. He has acted in more than 1,000 films to date and has been one of the most highly paid comedy actors in Indian Cinema.
3. Brahmanandam made his debut in Tollywood with Jandhyala’s film Aha Naa Pellanta in 1987.
4. The comedian holds the Guinness World Record for acting in more than 1000 films. The maximum screen credits as a living performer. The former professor officially broke Christopher Lee’s record in 2010 with 857 films. Since then, he’s gone on to act in at least 143 more movies, though he stopped counting after 997.
5. Do you know the comedy king of Indian cinema, loves to make sculptures during his free time.
6. Brahmanandam is an avid reader and loves to read in his free time. He is fond of reading books on spiritualism.
7. The actor was honored with Padma Shri in 2009 for his tremendous contribution to Indian Cinema.
8. In 1987, he initiated his career as a humorist with the movie titled Aha Naa Pellanta.
9. He is commonly recognized for his influential comic, funny expressions and is called as one of the highly paid comedians within India.
10. Interesting to know that, during 1990-2005 Brahmanandam was the only consideration for the characters of hero’s friend or any other supporting role.
11. He is also known for his cooking skills. ‘Brahmi’ usually treats his friends who visit his house with the food he cooks. Actor Ram Charan and Junior NTR love the food he prepares.
12. He usually doesn’t step out of his house after 7pm; instead of going out he prefers to stay at home and spend time with family.
13. Padmasri Brahmanandam Kanneganti has a huge picture in his house of his director Jandhyala Subramanya Sastry who launched him in his debut movie ‘Aha Naa Pellanta’.
14. The actor and comedian has been active in India’s Telugu language film industry since 1987 and has amassed a staggering number of roles.