Balakrishna’s most memorable movie Adithya 369 celebrated 25 years of release yesterday. The movie which minted close to 9 crores then, was considered a benchmark in box office revenues. The fantasy – sci fi film, the first of its kind and till date the only sci fi film to be made in Tollywood, starred Mohini, Tinu Anand and Amrish Puri in lead roles. The music was composed by Illayaraja and all the songs became super hits. The movie was directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao and was released in Tamil as Apoorva Sakthi 369 and in Hindi as Mission 369. Plans are underway to make a sequel to movie Adithya 999 starring Balakrishana and his son Mokshagna.
Balakrishna is currently filming his 100th film historical Gautamiputra Satakarni, directed by Krish.