A comic actor has the capacity to do anything. He can make u laugh to your core and if he cries you’ll cry with him. Not many are blessed with the best comic timing to connect with the audience. But Brahmanandam is like a Godfather of Comedy.
‘HaasyaBrahma’ as he is popularly known, Brahmanandam Kanneganti, 62 was born on 1st Feb, 1956. He is a popular Indian film actor and comedian known for his predominant work in Telugu Cinema. Things you need to know about the birthday boy.
Guinness World Record holder.
Brahmanandam holds the Guinness World Record for the most Screen credits for an actor. He thus holds the record for acting in most number of films.
Padma Shri holder.
In 2009, Brahmanandam was honoured with the Padma Shri, The 4th Highest Civillian Award for his contribution to the Indian Cinema.
Highest paid Comedian.
Brahmanandam is known for his comic timing and expressions and considered as one of the finest Comic actors of India. He has worked in more than 1100 movies till date and is one of the most highly paid comedian.
Other awards in his bag.
Brahmanandam has won 5 State Nandi Awards, 3 South Indian International Movie Awards, 6 CineMAA Awards and 1 Filmfare Award South for his best Comedy.
The awards details are as under:
Nandi Award for Best Comedian (Male) – Money (1993)
Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actor – Anna (1994)
Nandi Award for Best Comedian (Male) – Anaganaga Oka Roju (1995)
Nandi Award for Best Comedian (Male) – Vinodham (1996)
Nandi Award for Best Comedian (Male) – Ready (2008)
Filmfare Award (Telugu) for Best Comedian – Manmadhudu (2002)
CineMAA Awards for Best Comedian – Manmadhudu, Dhee, Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam, Adhurs and Dookudu.
SIIMA Award for Best Comedian – Dookudu, Baadshah and Race Gurram.
Personal life of Brahmanandam.
Brahmanandam was born in Sattenapalli in Andhra Pradesh. He was worked as a lecturer prior to film Industry. He married Lakshmi and has 2 sons with her – Raju Gautam and Siddarth. He even became Grandfather in 2017 with the birth of Raju Gautam’s Son.
Brahmanandam’s net worth as in 2018 is 150 million Dollar (i.e approx 950 crores)