Krishna Family Marriage Wife Photos Biography Profile Biodata Age Height Details
Date of Birth: 31-05-1943
Father Raghavaiah Chowdary
Wife: Vijaya Nirmala ,Indira Devi
Son: Mahesh Babu, Ramesh Babu,
Daughter: Manjula Ghattamaneni, Padmavathi Ghattamaneni, Priyadarshini Ghattamaneni
Occupation Actor, Director, Editor, Producer
Krishna (born Siva Rama Krishna Ghattamaneni) is an Indian film actor, director and producer known for his works exclusively in Telugu cinema. In a film career spanning five decades, Krishna has performed in more than 350 films in various roles. In 2008, he received the honorary doctorate from Andhra University. In 2009, the Government of India honored him with Padma Bhushan for his contributions to Indian cinema. He was elected to the Congress party in 1989. In 1997, he was awarded the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award - South.
In the early years of his film career, he starred in films like Saakshi, which were rewarded with criticism at the Tashkent Film Festival in 1968.  In 1972 he starred in Pandanti Kapuram, who won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film at Telugu for this year. He has tried roles in various genres, including mythological, dramatic, social, cowboy, classical western, folklore, action and historical
He is credited with producing numerous technological innovations in the Telugu film industry as the first color film by Eastman Eenadu (1982), the first cinemascope film; Alluri Seetharama Raju (1974), first 70 mm film; Simhasanam (1986), the first DTS film; Telugu Veera Levara (1995) and the introduction of the cowboy genre to the Telugu screen. He played in the aftermath of the mischievous film Telugu; Gudachari 116 (1966), James Bond 777 (1971), Agent Gopi (1978), Rahasya Gudachari (1981) and Gudachari 117 (1989). Krishna directed Shankharavam (1987), Mugguru Kodukulu (1988), Koduku Diddina Kapuram (1989), Bala Chandrudu (1990) and Anna Thammudu (1990) threw his son Mahesh Babu into essential roles. Krishna made 17 feature films, he produced various films under Padmalaya Film Studio, a production house owned by him.
Krishna collaborated with several directors of the time such as Adurthi Subba Rao, V. Madhusudhana Rao, K. Viswanath, Bapu, Dasari Narayana Rao and K. Raghavendra Rao. He also recorded the agreement with the same actress for more than 48 films with Vijayanirmala and 47 films with Jayaprada. In December 2012, at the age of 69, Krishna announced his retirement from politics. He acted in two roles in 25 films and a triple role in 7 films.
Krishna was born on May 31, 1943 in the village of Burripalem, Tenali Mandal, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh to Ghattamaneni Ragavaiah Chowdary and Ghattamaneni Nagaratnamma.
Padma Bhushan - 2009
Nandi Award for Best Actor - Alluri Sita Rama Raju - 1974
NTR National Award
NTR National Award for the year 2003.
Filmfare Awards South
Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award – South in 1997.