Those, who don’t believe in destiny, will surely do after they know how their favorite villain, Vamsi Krishna became one. Vamsi is an Indian film actor who does Telugu and Tamil movies. The tall and hunky boy was born in Visakhapatnam and belongs to a family of doctors, but never wanted to be one. He wanted to start up his own business, and so he went to London for a management course.

He would not have been what he is today if in 2013 he had not accidently met director Gautham Menon. Such a coincidence is very rare, and anyone would wish it to happen to them. He was coming back home when by chance his seat was booked next to director Gautham. They started chatting about films, and he offered Vamsi a role in his upcoming movie. Vamsi was amazed and accepted the offer and played the supporting role in the film, Gharshana in 2004.

He played the lead role in the Telegu film, Oka V Chitra which was unsuccessful but that did not stop him from working hard. He once played a villain who was liked by the audience and directors and since then he has been the bad boy in films. He loves his character of a baddie as he has always been one in his college life, so it easy to act that way. He is not interested in playing a good boy as he thinks villains are noticed equally as lead roles are, and thus he gets more attention.

In Magizh Thirumeni’s movie Thadaiyara Thaakka his bold and evil role got him noticed. He wants to work with directors like Anurag Kashyap, Vishal Bharadwaj, and A.R. Murugadoss as he thinks that actors are like clay and directors mold them up, and these directors are the best in doing it. Though now he is a star and many people know and love him, he loves to spend time with his family and friends when he is free. He donned a village goon character in the Dhanush film, Naiyyandi. He is in all praise for Dhanush and his dear friend, Vikram Prabhu in Ivan Vera Mathiri whom he calls his ‘blood brother’. People love super heroes, but his evil character is equally loved by all.

Krishna Ghattamaneni Telugu Actor

Krishna Ghattamaneni

Krishna Ghattamaneni was a very famous actor in the Telugu Film industry. His beloved fans popularly called him as "Superstar Krishna." He was born in 1943 to Nagaratnamma Ghattamaneni and Veeraraghavayya Chowdhary near Tenali in Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh. He was the elder son in that family whose occupation was agriculture. His presence was there in more than 350 films. Andhra University felicitated Mr. Krishna with an honorary doctorate in 2008. For the recognition of his contribution to Telugu film industry as an actor, director, producer, writer government of India gave him Padma Bhushan award in 2009. He also got the prestigious Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award – South in 1997. He completed his intermediate from Narsapur and went to C.R.R College in Eluru to do his graduation. There he met Murali Mohan and Shoban Babu, who also became famous actors in Telugu film industry alongside. He was very enthusiastic in stage performance and participated in all the cultural events during his graduation. His outstanding skill of acting came to limelight from his role in a play Cheesina Paapam Kaasiki Velleena in College. After the completion of graduation, he got married to Indira Devi in 1962, and they both gave birth to Ramesh Babu Ghattamaneni in 1965. During the very same year, he came up with his debut film "Tenemanasulu”, which was a blockbuster hit and gave Krishna a stardom. By acting in a movie called "Gudachari 116,” a spy film in Telugu, he set a trend for detective roles in the Telugu cinema at that time. He was the first hero who got the opportunity to play as a cowboy through a film namely "Mosagallkau Mosagadu" starring Vijaya Nirmala as Heroine. Another trend-setting role played by him was in Agent Gopi and got the reputation as "Andhra James Bond" at that time. He also played the leading role in "Alluri Sitarama Raju”, a bumper hit film in Telugu film industry. Later he also entered into Direction department by coming up with a movie called "Simhasanam,” where he did a double role and got a bumper hit at box office. In 1969, he got married to Vijaya Nirmala. Krishna also acted in some of the movies under the direction of Vijaya Nirmala. He also established a film production company called Padmalaya Studios with his brothers. He entered into politics through the Congress party side and won from Eluru constituency in 1989. From 1990 onwards, he saw the darkest side of his life. Except Naggasthram, none of his movies gone well in theaters. After the release of Raktha Tharpanam, he took a long break and in 1993 again starred in super hit films like Pacchani Samsaaram and Vaaraasudu an action film under the direction of E. V. V. Satyanarayana. In 1995, he again came up with successful movies like Number 1 and Amma Dongaa!. He also directed a Hindi movie Ishq Hai Tumse under the production of Padmalaya Telefilms. Krishna Ghattamaneni is born to Veeraraghavayya Chowdhary and Nagaratnamma Ghattamaneni in Burripallem, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is the eldest of his siblings.  He was unable to achieve convent education, so he was in a local school of his village. He moved to Denali and Narsapur for his S.S.C. Impressed by Krishna’s academic performance, his father sent him to a known C.R.R. College in Eluru. There, his roommates were Shoban Babu and Murali Mohan, who were aspiring actors. Krishna performed in cultural events of his college. His acting in the "Cheesina Paapam Kaasiki Velleena" was appreciated. It encouraged him to pursue acting. After his graduation, he tied knots with Indira Devi. In 1965, Ramesh Babu Ghattamaneni was born, the same time Krishna’s featured film "Tenemanasulu", became a hit, making him a star. He popularized and became a trend setter by his Telugu film "Gudachari 116." He was then the lead of "Mosagallkau Mosagadu." He played another detective role in "Agent Gopi" after which he was label as "Andhra James Bond". He was in "Alluri Sitarama Raju,". He was later in "Simhasanam." Which he also directed.  In 1968, Padmavathi was born to him. Later he married Vijaya Nirmala, and this was all over the news as both of them were married. Krishna got married to Indira Devi and had three more children. He had no children with Vijaya, but he raised her son Naresh. Vijaya Nirmala's made a record in Guinness Book of Records as the most prolific female director in 2002.  Krishna with his brothers established "Padmalaya Studios” and even won so much respect for being an excellent actor, director, producer, distributor aa well as an exhibitor. He even acted in political movies like that of Congress. He, later on, continued being a part of films and kept supporting Mahesh Babu in his acting career.  His list of achievement in Indian films is tremendous. He has won many awards including the 2009 Padma Bhushan. He won the NTR National Award for the year 2003 and 1997, Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award – South.


Yanamadala Kasi Viswanath

Y K Viswanath is a very famous South Indian film actor and director. He was born in Seethanagaram Mandal, East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh, India. His birth place was Purushottapatnam. His main profession is a director, and he has worked in over a hundred films in his career. He has been the associate director, executive director, co-director and assistant director in all these films. The film Nuvvu Leka Nenu Lenu marked the debut of Y. K. Viswanath as a director in the South Indian Film Industry. The film was released in the year 2002. The movie starred actors like Tarun Kumar, Aarti Agarwal. His second and the last film as a director was in 2003 before he decided to become an actor. The name of the film was Toli Chuupolone. This film also marked the debut of actor N. K. Ram. He made his debut as an actor in the year 2008. The film was Nachavule, and he acted in the role as a hero. The film was directed by R. Babu. Viswanath used to study in a local school before moving into Polavaram. Later, he read in the Polavaram G. High School from 6th to 12th standard and graduated from there. From the Raja Mahendravaram College, he obtained his Bachelor in Commerce Degree. Viswanath was a film enthusiast from his childhood. He was an avid film watcher and above that one of his uncle used to own a cinema hall, and he used to go there often and watch films. After watching them, he used to go home, write some film scripts and read it aloud to his mother. He was a mediocre student in school. After he had seen the shooting scenes of the K. Balachander directed movie Tholi Kodi Kusindi, he decided that he would make his career by working in the film industry. He even disclosed his thoughts to his parents who encouraged him. Later on, his cousin took him to Chennai and introduced him to a film director and his career began. Initially, he was the assistant director in the film Lanke Bindelu alongside Vijaya Nirmala. After a few years, he moved to Hyderabad to work for Sun productions and co-directed some hit movies. After directing his first movie, he went to a temple in South where he met R. Babu, who is a film director. He offered him a role in his upcoming film Nachavule, and thus his acting career began. Another Bio Version: Y. Kasi Viswanath is an actor and director. He is from Purushottapatanam in East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh. He had his schooling from Polavaram Government High School. He pursued his B.Com degree from Raja Mahendravaram. His uncle had a theatre. He used to watch movies a lot since childhood, which made him passionate about films. He started his career in the film industry as an assistant director for Vijaya Nirmala for the film “Lanke Bindalu.” He moved to Hyderabad and worked with a big production house, Suresh Production House. He worked as co-director for many films like “Kalisundam Ra,” “Ganesh,” “Preminchukundam Ra,” and a few more. He turned as a director with the film “Nuvvu Leka Nenu Lenu” which had Tarun and Aarti Agarwal in the lead roles. The film turned to be a super hit. After his first film, Ravi Babu gave him a role as the lead actresses’ father in his film “Nachavule.” The film turned to be a hit, and he started getting more offers as an actor. He then started working as a supporting actor in films. 

Yanamadala Kasi Viswanath Telugu Actor