Balakrishna has stated that he is unaware of AR Rahman’s existence and is uninterested in his accomplishments. For his cheeky remark to a popular Telugu television channel, the actor received a lot of backlash from his fans. He is currently preparing for the release of the next Telugu film Akhanda, which he will star in.
- Balakrishna said he does not know who AR Rahman is or care about his achievements.
- Social media has gone viral with a clip from the interview.
- Fans trolled the actor for his cheeky response.
- Currently, the actor is preparing for the release of Telugu film Akhanda, which marks his third reunion with director Boyapati Srinu.
- In his last release, Ruler, he played both a politician and a police officer.
- Varanasi has been a busy shooting location for the team.
In an interview with a popular Telugu television channel, actor Nandamuri Balakrishna sparked a firestorm by claiming that he is unaware of the existence of AR Rahman and does not care about his accomplishments.
Balakrishna revealed in an interview with TV9 that he is unfamiliar with AR Rahman, who is known for releasing one successful album every decade. A brief video clip from the interview has gone viral on social media, and you can watch it here.
As Nandamuri Balakrishna put it, he didn’t know who Rahman was at the time. It doesn’t matter to me. Every ten years or so, he delivers a hit and wins an Academy Award.’
Fans teased Balakrishna on social media for his clever remark. One admirer observed that it is a sad for people to be unaware of a global icon such as AR Rahman’s existence.
Another fan stated that it is Balakrishna’s demeanor that causes people to despise and dislike him.
A reminder that AR Rahman had composed the background music for Balakrishna’s 1993 Telugu film, Nippu Ravva, which was directed by Balakrishna himself.
As for his professional life, Balakrishna is gearing up for the release of the next Telugu film Akhanda, which will mark the actor’s third collaboration with director Boyapati Srinu.
Balakrishna appears in this project in two different roles. When the film’s teaser trailer was published lately, the directors revealed that one of the characters is of aghora descent, and they showed a glimpse of the character’s appearance. Varanasi has been the location of a significant portion of the team’s schedule.
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SS Thaman composed the music for Akhanda. Pragya Jaiswal and Srikanth play major roles in the film’s rest of the ensemble cast.
In his most recent film, Ruler, Balakrishna was seen in a dual character, which was unusual for him. He was seen in the role of a politician as well as a police officer.