Balakrishna (screenshot from Okka Magadu/YouTube)
Balakrishna (screenshot from Okka Magadu/YouTube)screenshot/ Okka Magadu

Actor Nandamuri Balakrishna's younger daughter Tejaswini tied the knot with Sribharat in a grand ceremony held at Hitex city, Hyderabad, on 21 August.

The wedding ceremony was attended by prominent personalities from the Telugu film industry and political leaders, apart from family members.

Balakrishna's elder daughter Brahmani and her husband Nara Lokesh, actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi, Venkatesh, Kalyan Ram, Gopichand, Jagapathi Babu, Ram Pothineni, Chandrababu Naidu, Jayasudha, Mohan Babu, Manchu Manoj, Roja, Srikanth, KV Thangabalu, Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao, D Ramanaidu, Dasari Narayana Rao, Uday Kiran, Raghavendra Rao, Krishna and Boyapatti Srinu are among others who graced the grand event and blessed the couple. [To look at the pictures, click here].

Interestingly, two important members of the Nandamuri clan - Balakrishna's elder brother Harikrishna and his son Jr NTR - were missing from the wedding. Sources told The Times of India that Jr NTR received the wedding invitation only on Tuesday (20 August), just a day before the wedding. His father was reportedly displeased over the way his son was treated and chose to skip the wedding. But his other son, Kalyan Ram (step-brother of Jr NTR), attended the ceremony.

Bride-groom Sribharat is the son of MSP Rama Rao and the grandson of MVVS Murthi, former Telugu Desam Party MP from Visakhapatnam and also an educationist who heads the prestigious Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) group of educational institutions. The wedding celebrations were telecast live on a local TV channel.

According to a report in, the wedding mandap (stage) was suspended in the air with the help of a crane. The mandap was 140 feet wide and accommodated around 350 people at a time.