Veteran actor Nandamuri Balakrishna stirred up controversy recently by claiming he does not know Oscar-winning music composer AR Rahman. A short clip from the interview has made its way to social media, and Nandmuri can be heard saying, “I don't know who Rahman is. I don't care. Once in a decade, he gives a hit and gets an Oscar award.”
The interview led to people trolling the actor for his response. One pointed out that it's a tragedy to not know a global icon such as Rahman. While another wrote it's this attitude that makes people hate Nandamuri.
On the work front, Nandamuri is gearing up for the release of his upcoming Telugu film 'Akhanda', which marks the third time reunion of the star with director Boyapati Srinu.