Narasimha was the last son of Upendra V and succeeded his brother Nagendra Chakravarti on the Chalukya throne. His earliest inscription is from Panchadharala dated A.D. 1422 mentioning him as Vishnuvardhana maharaja alias Narasimhadeva chakravarti. His next inscription is also from Panchadharala, dated A.D. 1428, describing him as Sarvalokasraya Srivishnuvardhana maharaja of the lunar race.
His Political Relations
The reign of Narasimha was co-eval with that of the last of ihe Ganga emperors—Bhanudeva IV and with whom ended the Ganga dynasty in A D, 1434. Narasimha would not have owed allegiance to him.