Actress Shriya Saran attended the American Telugu Convention held at Dallas in the USA. She was invited on the stage and to speak about actor-turned MLA Nandamuri Balakrishna. She stated Balakrishna as extremely hardworking, down to earth and very easy to work with in movies. She recalled that fans raising slogans of ‘Jai Balayya’ when she was in the US for promoting Gautamiputra Satakarni. The American Telugu Association (ATA) and Telangana American Telugu Association (TATA) have come together and holding the convention in Dallas.