Notable for his work in India's Telugu film industry, he appeared in over 1,000 movies between the late 1980s and the early 2000s and earned a Guinness World Record for his prolific body of work. He received several Nandi Awards, as well as a Filmfare Best Comedian Award for his role in Manmadhudu.
Early in his career, he portrayed Ara Gundu in the film Aha Naa Pellanta.
He hosted a game show called the Brahmi 1 Million Show.
Born Brahmanandam Kanneganti, he spent his youth in Sattenapalli, Andhra State, India. He has two children.
He appeared with Mahesh Babu in the 2011 Telugu action movie Dookudu.