Natasimha Balakrishna is often hailed as the directors' actor. Many sing praises of Balakrishna saying once he trusts the director he will not interfere in the story and the script suggesting undue changes.
Balakrishna gets the credit for introducing many new and talented directors to Tollywood. Under these circumstances, a director made shocking comments on Balakrishna.
B Gopal delivered sensational hits with top actors like ANR, Krishna, Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Venkatesh, Mohan Babu, Prabhas, and NTR. He even entered Bollywood and did Insaf Ki Awaz with Anil Kapoor and Rekha and also Sanjay Dutt's Kanoon Apna Apna.
B Gopal and Balakrishna became a successful combo with hits like Lorry Driver, Rowdy Inspector, Narasimha Naidu, Samara Simha Reddy. However, their film Palnati Brahmanaidu bombed at the box office.
Even now many memes come on the scenes in the film. He said he is responsible for the flop of Palnati Brahmanaidu. He said the film flopped due to his mistakes and bought a bad name for him. He said there are many mistakes like a train stopping with the slapping of the thigh. He said 'Balakrishna is Pasi Pilladu and Bangaram lanti vyakti".