"He has learnt how to talk. That is why he is bargaining in Delhi to get some ministerial berths," he said.
Ignoring Balakrishna's comments, Chiranjeevi called his remarks 'childish' and said, "You cannot attach much importance to a child's talk. Balakrishna is my friend and he has heart of a child."
Balakrishna said that he was ready to contest in the next general elections in the state.
"He may or may not campaign for the TDP in the next elections," he said talking about Jr NTR, his brother Harikrishna's son.
JR NTR had earlier said that he would work for the party that was founded by his grandfather late N T Rama Rao.