Name : Brahmanandam Kanneganti
Film Name : Brahmanandam
Mother Tongue : Telugu
Date of Birth : 01, Febraury,1956
Place of Birth : Sattenapalli,Guntur district,Andhra Pradesh
Complexion : Whitish
Eye Color : Black
Hair Color : Black
Wife : Lakshmi
Debut Movie : Telugu – Pasivadi Pranam
Brahmanandam Kanneganti (born 1 February 1956) is an Indian character actor and comedian, commonly appearing in Telugu films. He was born into a Viswakarma Brahmin family. He holds Guinness World Record for acting in the most number of films in a single language. He is noted for Physical comedy and Satire. He 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 Doordharshan. 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 made his acting debut in 1987 through the film Sri Tatavataram Katha directed by V Satyanarayana. However, Satyagraham directed by Jandhyala released earlier at the box office.
He has been awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award in 2009 by the Government of India, He received an honorary doctorate by Acharya Nagarjuna University.