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Balakrishna makes disrespectful comments on Akkineni Nageswara Rao; Akhil and Naga Chaitanya react


Nandamuri Balakrishna‘s speech from the success bash of Veera Simha Reddy has caught the headlines. The actor irked a controversy after he spoke disrespectfully towards veteran actors Akkineni Nageswara Rao and SV Ranga Rao. Now, the grandsons of ANR and actors Naga Chaitanya and Akhil Akkineni reacted and gave it back to Balakrishna with a statement.

Speaking at the event, Balakrishna made an unexpected comment on legendary actors Akkineni Nageswara Rao and SV Ranga Rao as he said “My father Sr NTR had some contemporaries, aa Ranga Rao (referring to SV Ranga Rao), Akkineni, Thokkineni, and some others” while referring to Sr NTR’s contemporaries.

Watch Nandamuri Balakrishna’s video here:

Naga Chaitanya and Akhil Akkineni issue statement about Balakrishna’s disrespectful words on ANR

Naga Chaitanya took to his social media handle and hit out at Balakrishna’s disrespectful words about Akkineni Nageswara Rao and SV Ranga Rao. The Manam actor said that disrespecting the legendary actor is degrading themselves. The statement read, “Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao garu, Akkineni Nageswara Rao garu and S.V Ranga Rao garu’s creative contributions have been the pride and pillars of Telugu Cinema. Disrespecting them is degrading ourselves.” Akhil Akkineni also issued the same statement. Nagarjuna is yet to react to the controversy.

Fans troll Balakrishna

Balakrishna’s oratory received severe backlash. His distasteful comment on the Akkineni family hasn’t gone well with netizens as well. Many fans are also trolling him and making memes mocking him online. Meanwhile, he is yet to respond to the controversy. It is to be awaited and watched if the Nandamuri actor will apologise for his distasteful comments.


About Veera Simha Reddy

Coming to Veera Simha Reddy, the film hit the screen for Sankranthi along with Chiranjeevi’s Waltair Veerayya. Despite receiving mixed initial reviews, the movie is making impressive box office collections in its first weekend. On Sunday, the team hosted a grand success party and it was a star-studded event.

Directed by Gopichand Malineni, Shruti Haasan is the female lead and Kannada star Duniya Vijay plays the antagonist in the drama. Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Honey Rose, Lal, Chandrika Ravi, and P. Ravi Shankar are also part of the film. Bankrolled by the prestigious banner of Mythri Movie Makers, S Thaman composed music.

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