Actor turned politician Nandamuri Balakrishna always makes it into the news by making some sensational comments and often gets into controversies with his remarks.
Recently, Balakrishna got into a controversy by making shocking comments that he doesn't know who is AR Rahman. He went on to insult the Oscar-winning music composer A R Rahman who recently received India's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna. While talking in an interview with a TV channel, Balakrishna said all these awards are equal to my foot. No award can compensate for the contribution my family made to the Telugu cinema. AR Rahman won an Oscar award. I don't even know who he is. Bharat Ratna is equal to NTR's toenail,". So, while talking about his direction skills, Balakrishna compared himself with ace Hollywood director James Cameron which shocked the fans even more.
On the film front, Balakrishna's upcoming film is Akhanda under the direction of Boyapati Srinu. Pragya Jaiswal is playing the female lead in this film.