I don’t know who is AR Rahman, says Nandamuri Balakrishna

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In the interview, Nandamuri Balakrishna went on to say that not just Oscars, he doesn’t even value Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award. Talking to a Telugu news channel, the 61-year-old actor said, “I don’t know who is Rahman. How can a senior actor like #Balakrishna talk about Indian legend #ARRahman? Balakrishna is currently shooting for his next film Akhanda, which is written and directed by Boyapati Srinu. “I like to wrap up my shootings quickly unlike that Hollywood filmmaker James Cameron, who takes years to complete a film. I feel Bharat Ratna is equal to NTR’s toenail. No award can compensate for the contribution of my family to Telugu cinema. He is notorious for slapping others, including fans, in public. I don’t care. The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Once in a decade, he gives a hit and gets an Oscar award.”
It is worth noting that AR Rahman had composed the music for Nandamuri Balakrishna’s Nippu Ravva (1993). The awards must feel sad, not my family or my father,” he added.https://images.indianexpress.com/2020/08/1×1.png
During the course of the interview, Balakrishna also positioned himself above Hollywood director James Cameron. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Will people accept if a similar thing is being spoken by a Tamil actor on #Rajamouli? Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. He believes that the coveted award was not worthy of his late father NT Rama Rao. “All these awards are equal to my foot. The way I work, I do more hit films in less time,” he said. It is not the first time Nandamuri Balakrishna has courted controversy. Telugu actor Nandamuri Balakrishna has sparked controversy by claiming that he doesn’t care for AR Rahman’s music or his achievements worldwide. By: Entertainment Desk | Bengaluru |

July 21, 2021 7:29:35 pm

Nandamuri Balakrishna will be next seen in Akhanda.