The entire Telugu film fraternity is today celebrating the Legend, the true trendsetter of Telugu cinema, Evergreen Superstar Krishna’s 78th birthday. Undoubtedly, no one matches for the title Superstar other than the Legend Krishna. He acted in more than 350 films in different roles. He played double roles in 25 films and triple roles in 7 films, no one in the history of world cinema have done this.
This Padmabhushan awardee has directed 17 films and produced several films under his banner Padmalaya Studios. He was popular as a daring and dashing hero for introducing many new technologies and genres to Telugu cinema.
He introduced the first Eastman Color film to Telugu cinema with his Eenadu(1982), Alluri Seetharama Raju the first cinemascope film in 1974, Simhasanam the first 70mm film in 1986 and Telugu Veera Levara the first DTS film in 1995. This trendsetter has introduced Cowboy and Spy genres to Indian cinema.
He acted in all genres including mythological, drama, social, cowboy, western classic, folklore, action, historical etc.,
Right from his son, Mahesh Babu and all the stars, directors, actors, writers, lyricists, producers poured in their best wishes to one and only Superstar Krishna.