Siva Rama Krishna Ghattamaneni popularly known as Krishna, is an Indian film actor, director and producer known for his works in Telugu Cinema. He acted in more than 350 films in his career spanning over five decades and was the Number 1 star in the early 80's in the Telugu film industry.He is the one of the super stars of the Indian Cinema ever produced. In 2008, he got a honorable doctorate by Andhra university. In 2009, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan for his contributions to Indian Cinema.. In 2013, Krishna was honored by the Australian government by issuing a postal stamp for the use in country . He was elected as a Member of Parliament for the Congress party in 1989.