His name will surely bring a smile on your face: Brahmanandam. He is none other than the face of Comedy in South Indian Cinema. He seems to be in hibernation as he is doing a few numbers of films these days. His fans and supporters are wondering what he is doing in his free time. Rumors have it that he has turned a poet lately. As he is a lecturer, maybe he is penning a poetry book full of divinity and thought. Read on….
Lesser Known Facts about Brahmanandam
Brahmanandam Kanneganti is a well known comedian in not only Telugu Cinema but also in Tamil Cinema. The record he holds at the Guinness World Records is for ‘’the most screen credits for a living actor’’ Brahmanandam is noted in particular for his comical expressions and is regarded one of the finest comedians of India. He worked as Telugu lecturer in Attili in earlier days.
Brahmanandam’s list of Awards
He won the honored title of the fourth highest civilian award Padma Shri in January of 2009 for his contributions to art. He won 5 Nandi Awards. He won other awards and SIIMA awards, too.
The List of Nandi Awards:-
- Best Male Comedian – Money (1993)
- Best Supporting Actor – Anna (1994)
- Best Male Comedian – Anaganaga Oka Roju (1995)
- Best Male Comedian – Vinodham (1996)
- Best Male Comedian – Ready (2008)
This list looks like a lot of awards. Take a look again, there are other awards too. He won the CineMAA Award for the Best Comedian.
List of CineMAA Award: –
- Best Comedian – Manmadhudu
- Best Comedian – Dhee
- Best Comedian – Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam
- Best Comedian – Adhurs
- Best Comedian – Dookudu.
List of Siima Award for Best Comedian:-
- Race Gurram.
- Hyderabad Times Film Awards Best Actor in a Comic Role in the movie Dookudu, 2012
- Guinness World Records, 2007 (867 Telugu Films in 2 decades)