Brahmanandam Biography!! He is an Indian actor, comedian, impersonator, and voice actor known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema. Brahmanandam is particularly known for his comic performances. Brahmanandam holds the Guinness World Record for the most screen credits for a living actor, appearing in over 1000 films to date.

Brahmanandam Biography

Brahmanandam Biography

Real Name Brahmanandam Kanneganti
Nickname Brahmi
Profession Comedian, Actor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 165 cm
in meters– 1.65 m
in feet inches– 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 85 kg
in pounds– 187 lbs
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 1 February 1956
Age (as of 2023) 67 Years
Birth Place Chaganti Vari Palem Sattenapalli, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aquarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chaganti Vari Palem Sattenapalli, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India
Educational Qualification M.A (Telugu)
Debut Film: Aha Naa Pellanta (1987)
Family Father– Kanneganti Nagalingachari
Mother– Kanneganti Lakshmi Narsamma
Religion Hinduism
Address Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Hobbies Reading, Writing
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s) Kheer, Medu Vada, Sambhar
Favourite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favourite Actress Rekha
Favourite Colour White
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/Spouse Lakshmi Kanneganti
Children Sons– Siddharth Kanneganti (Younger), Raja Gautam Kanneganti (Elder, Actor)

Brahmanandam Age

He was born on 1 February 1956 in Chaganti Vari Palem village, Sattenapalli, Andhra Pradesh. His parents are Nagalingachari and Lakshmi Narsamma. Brahmanandam father was a carpenter and Brahmanandam was one of eight children. Brahmanandam completed his Master of Arts degree and joined as a Telugu lecturer in Attili of West Godavari district.

Brahmanandam Career

He also worked in theatre and as a mimicry artist. Novelist and playwright Adi Vishnu introduced him to NCV Sashidhar of Doordarshan (DD). After that Brahmanandam made his television debut in 1985 with DD Telugu’s Pakapakalu. Brahmanandam performance in the show received good response from the audience. After watching his performance in the show, director Jandhyala cast him in the film Aha Naa-Pellanta! (1987), which became a breakthrough role for him. The same year Brahmanandam appeared in the successful films Pasivadi Pranam and Swayam Krushi. The 1st film Brahmanandam acted in was Sri Tatavataram, 2nd film was Satyagraham, and the 3rd film was Aha Naa Pellanta!. Sri Tatavataram released later in 1988.

Brahmanandam Personal Life

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Brahmanandam tied the knot with Lakshmi and is blessed with 2 sons, Raja Gautham and Siddharth. Gautham, who has ventured into acting like his father, gained recognition for his roles in movies such as Pallakilo Pellikoothuru (2004) and Manu (2018). Furthermore, Gautham is happily married and welcomed a son in 2017. In January 2019, Brahmanandam underwent a successful heart bypass surgery at the Asian Heart Institute (AHI) in Mumbai. Besides his acting career, Brahmanandam indulges in amateur sculpting and sketching. In his leisure time, he delves into the philosophical works of Swami Vivekananda and Jiddu Krishnamurthi.

Some Facts About Brahmanandam

  • He is a renowned comedian and an actor who mainly works in Telugu cinema.
  • Before becoming an actor, Brahmanandam was a Telugu lecturer in Attili, district West Godavari of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Brahmanandam started his acting career as a comedian in 1987 with the movie ‘Aha Naa Pellanta’.
  • Brahmanandam is popularly known for his powerful comedy & funny expressions & he is one of the highest paid comedians in India.
  • Brahmanandam has recorded his name in the ‘Guinness World Record’ for the most screen credits for a living actor.
  • In 2009, Brahmanandam was honored with the fourth highest civilian award ‘Padma Shri’ for his contribution to Indian cinema.

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