1) Venkatesh : 7 (best actor – 5)
He was selected for Nandi in best debut category for Kaliyuga Pandavulu.Then the actor won special jury Nandi for Swarna Kamalam.
He was the Nandi best actor for films Prema, Dharma Chakram, Ganesh and Aadavari Matalaku Arthale Verule
2) Mahesh Babu : 8 (best actor – 4)
The Superstar is often termed as the Super performer of TFI.His subtle and natural performances hold a permanent place in our hearts.
The actor has won 8 Nandi Awards in total.Best male debut for Rajakumarudu, special jury for Murari, Takkaridonga and Nijam.
He bagged 4 Nandis as best actor for Nijam, Athadu, Dookudu and Srimanthudu
3) Nagarjuna : 9 (best actor – 3)
He received Nandis for producing films like Ninne Pelladutha, Prema Katha, Yuvakudu, Manmadhudu and Uyyalawada Jampala.As the best actor, he bagged Sriramadasu, Santhosham and Annamaya
4) Chiranjeevi : 4 (best actor – 3)
The Megastar has received Nandi 3 times as best actor for Swayam Krushi, Aapadbhandavudu and Indra.In the year 2016, he has been awarded with Raghupathi Venkaiah Award for his contribution in Telugu Cinema
5) Balakrishna : 3 (best actor – 3)
The actor cum politician received Nandi for three times, only in best actor category.The films are Narasimha Naidu, Simha and the latest controversy Legend
6) NTR : 2 (best actor – 1)
He received Nandi Awards twice.Once a special jury award for Aadi and the best actor for Nannaku Prematho/Janatha Garage combined
7) Prabhas : 1 (best actor – 1)
The only Nandi is best actor award for Mirchi
8) Allu Arjun : 3 (best actor – 0)
Best debut male for Gangotri.Special jury for Aarya and Parugu
9) Ram Charan : 2 (best actor – 0)
Special jury awards for Chirutha and Magadheera.