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Happy Birthday to The Indian Comedian Brahmanandam (1st Febr 1956)

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on February 1, 2013

Brahmanandam as Music director of Indian Classics…

Fabulous, no need to understand Indian languages. 

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Brahmanandam Kanneganti (born 1 February 1956), credited as Brahmanandam, is an Indian character actor and comedian from SattenapalliAndhra Pradesh, who mostly appears in Telugu films. Prior to films, he was a Telugu lecturer in the town of Attili, a town in West Godavari district in the state of Andhra Pradesh. He holds the Guinness World Record for acting in the most number of films in a single language: He has appeared in over 921 films. He is noted for physical comedy and satire. Brahmanandam is one of the versatile Indian actors in this genre.

On a visit to Hyderabad, Brahmanandam happened to accidentally meet writer Adi Vishnu who introduced him to MCV Sashidhar of DD. They started a serial called Pakapakalu. Adi Vishnu, musicologist Raja and BV Pattabhi Ram recommended him to Jandhyala. Brahmanandam met Jandhyala and showed many of his skits. Jandhyala was very happy and appreciated Brahmanandam. He has been continuously growing in popularity as a comedian in South Indian films especially for Telugu film audience, logged himself in Guinness Book of World Records for doing more than 1000 films.

(Source: 01/2013 –

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