22 Years for Balakrishna Samarasimha Reddy: Throwback

22 Years for Samarasimha Reddy: Tollywood All Time Industry Hit film “Samarasimha Reddy (1999)” got completed 22 years as of 13th January, 2021. This film is highly regarded as one of the turning point film for Nandamuri Balakrishna career. Moreover, this film has introduced a new genre called “Faction” into Telugu Cinema.


The movie has ran for 365 days and collected more than Rs.25 Crore share at Box Office. Subsequently, Balakrishna has become a brand for Faction movies with movies like Narasimha Naidu (2001), Seema Simham, Chennakesava Reddy (2002), etc. Most of these genre movies from Balakrishna were ran for 175 days, Silver Jubilee, Golden Jubilee and those records are still unbreakable.

22 Years for Balakrishna Samarasimha Reddy Movie: Throwback

Samarasimha Reddy (1999) is a Telugu action drama film directed by B. Gopal while produced by Chengala Venkat Rao under the Satyanarayanamma Productions. The film stars Nandamuri Balakrishna, Simran, Anjala Zaveri and Sanghavi in lead roles, Mani Sharma music is the biggest plus to the film, all the songs are biggest Hits of the decade along with the Background Music. The film was recorded as the South India’s All Time Industry Hit film at the box office, collected more than Rs.25 Crore share in the year 1999.

Samarasimha Reddy Movie Records at Box Office

This is the movie with many records at Box Office and made Balakrishna as the Box Office King for many years. The movie ran for 365 Days and it is one of the Evergreen movies in Balakrishna career till date. The faction Saga in Balayya movies still continues.

  • 50 Days in 92 Centers
  • 100 Days in 73 Centers
  • 175 Days in 31 Centers
  • 365 Days in single Theater

Cast & Crew

Movie Name
Samarasimha Reddy (1999)
Genre Action/ Drama
Language Telugu
Release Date 13th January, 1999
Director B. Gopal
Producer Chengala Venkat Rao
Lead Actors Nandamuri Balakrishna, Simran, Anjala Zaveri and Sanghavi
Editor Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao
Photography V. S. R. Swamy
Music Mani Sharma
Production House Satyanarayanamma Productions
Box office Rs.25 Crore
Movie Rating 4/5

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