16 Years of Ballyya’s Samarasimha Reddy
Nandamuri Balakrishna starrer ‘Samarasimha Reddy’ was a cult film and it set a trend for faction movies that continued till a very long time. Today this landmark film has finished 16 years since the day of its release. Ballyya played the title role in the film. His portrayal of two different shades, one of a timid guy and another of a faction leader was lauded by everyone.
‘Samara Simha Reddy’becomes the highest grossing film ever in the career of Ballyya at that time. The film had actress Simran in female lead and was directed by B. Gopal.