Carrying his 'roaring lion' image forward, Balakrishna starred in actions films such as 'Seema Simham', 'Chenna Kesava Reddy', 'Palnati Brahmanayudu', 'Lakshmi Narasimha' and 'Vijayaendra Verma', between 2002 and 2004. All these films brought in nominal moolah but did a great deal towards the upkeep of his super hero image.