One super star; many firsts
Super star Krishna is credited with many firsts in Tollywood. The list includes first colour movie, first cinemascope movie, first 70mm movie, first cowboy movie, first Fuji colour film, first ORW colour film, first RO film.
So far, the super star acted in 341 films and directed 17 films. He had received the Padma Bhushan Award in 2009.
He is 45 years old in film industry. His 100th film Alluri Sitaramaraju and 200th film Eenadu did well but his 300th film Teluguveera Levara directed by EVV Satyanarayana disappointed his fans. Vijaya Nirma to whom, he married later acted opposite him in most films (47), followed by Jayaprada (43) and Sridevi (31).
Krishna is Telugu cinema’s answer to Sean Connery and Clint Eastwood.