Heroic appears to be like, daredevil stunts and mesmerizing dance actions, collectively make Telugu mega star Chiranjeevi, a director's delight and one of the vital adored actors in South India. Fondly referred to as "Chiru", he is without doubt one of the tremendous stars of Telugu movie business (Tollywood). Related to the business for the previous 30 years, Chiranjeevi has proven his inventive excellence in quite a few blockbusters. Aside from being the last word hero of Telugu movie-lovers, he’s the dream star bundle for the movie producers in Tollywood. Chiranjeevi has lately joined politics and runs a famend Charitable Belief as properly.
Chiranjeevi Childhood & Schooling
The megastar of Telugu cinema, Chiranjeevi was born on August 22, 1955 in Mogultoor, a small city within the West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. His father – Late Sri Venkat Rao and mom – Anjana Devi named him Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad. He has two brothers – Nagendra Babu and Kalyan Babu and one sister – Vijaya. Chiranjeevi studied in colleges situated in Nidadavolu, Gurajala, Ponnuru, Mangalagiri and Mogalturu in Andhra Pradesh. He pursued his intermediate research at CSR Sharma Junior School (Ongole) & graduated with a B.Com diploma from YN School in Narasapur, Andhra Pradesh.
Early Years Of Movie Profession
After finishing training, Chiranjeevi moved to Madras (Chennai) to chase his dream of turning into a star within the movie business. Quickly after attaining a diploma in performing, in June 1978, he was provided a small position within the movie "Punadi Rallu", directed by Raj Kumar. Though he acted for the primary time in "Punadi Rallu", Chiru's first movie to be launched was "Pranam Kharidu" (1978), a directorial enterprise of Okay. Vasu. Thereafter, he was provided a sequence of small and villainous roles in movies, together with "Manavoori Pandavulu" (1978). "Adavi Donga", launched in the identical 12 months, was one other vital film in his profession. In 1979, Chiranjeevi had eight releases and by its final quarter, he had began gaining tempo within the business.
Journey In the direction of Stardom
Chiranjeevi shined as a star throughout 1980s, with critically acclaimed roles and massive hits. His roles in "Punnami Naagu" (1980) and "Nyayam Kavali" (1981) acquired equal appreciation from the critics in addition to the viewers. The turning level within the movie profession of Chiranjeevi got here with "Khaidi" (1983), which fetched him fast stardom. This movie marked the start of his dominance in Tollywood (Telugu movie business). Directed by A Kodanda Rami Reddy, the movie grew to become a super-hit. The director-actor duo proved to be one of the vital profitable combos within the business throughout that interval. Subsequently, they labored collectively in 23 movies, a majority of which proved to be block busters.
Identified for his dare-devil stunts, Chiranjeevi met with quite a few accidents on the units. He was injured whereas capturing for the climax of the movie "Sangharshana" (1983). Thereafter, he underwent an operation in London. Nonetheless, he continued to carry out powerful and dangerous stunts in his movies. Within the movie "Intiguttu" (1984), he was injured when he tried preventing utilizing the tube mild. 'Bavagaru Bagunara' is one more film during which Chiranjeevi displayed the carefree perspective of a teenage boy, whereas performing bungee leaping.
Chiranjeevi continued to provide hits to Tollywood. A few of his blockbusters are "Abhilasha" (1983), "Problem" (1984), "Pasivadi Pranam" (1987), "Athaku Yamudu Ammayiki Mogudu" (1989), "Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari" (1990), "Kodama Simham" "(1990)," Gang Chief "(1991)," Rowdy Alludu "(1991) and" Gharana Mogudu "(1992). After a section of low-career, through the mid 1990's, Chiranjeevi made a comeback within the late 1990's with one other sequence of blockbusters, together with Grasp (1997), Choodalani Vundi (1998), Bavagaru Bagunnara (1998) and Sneham Kosam (1999) . "Indra" (2002) proved to be a mega hit and was one among the best grossing films of the 12 months.
With an ideology of social democracy, mega star Chiranjeevi entered the political area and established "Praja Rajyam" social gathering in 2008. The headquarters of his regional social gathering is situated in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Chiranjeevi appeared within the first public assembly for the social gathering on August 26, 2008. Political leaders who’ve joined fingers with Praja Rajyam embody former TDP leaders, Mr C. Ramachandraiah and G. Haribabu Naidu.
Chiranjeevi Charitable Belief (CCT)
Chiranjeevi based a charitable belief, named Chiranjeevi Charitable Belief, on October 2, 1998. The Belief features a blood financial institution and a few Eye banks, named after the mega star. It has acquired plenty of blood and eye donations until date. CCT was awarded the "Finest Voluntary Blood Financial institution Award" by the AP State Authorities, in 2002 and 2003.
On February 20, 1980, Chiranjeevi married Surekha, the daughter of yesteryear's famend comic – Allu Rama Lingaiah. They’ve two daughters – Sushmita (eldest) and Sreeja (youngest) and a son – Ram Charan Tej. Sushmita is married to the Chennai enterprise man Vishnu Prasad and Sreeja bought married to Sirish Bharadwaj, an engineering scholar from Begumpet.
* 1982: Filmfare Award for Finest Actor ("Subhalekha")
* 1984: Filmfare Award for Finest Actor ("Inti Guttu")
* 1987: Nandi Award for Finest Actor ("Swayamkrushi")
* 1988: Filmfare Award for Finest Actor ("Rudraveena"), Nargis Dutt Award for Finest Characteristic Movie on Nationwide Integration ("Rudraveena")
* 1992: Nandi Award for Finest Actor ("Aapathbandhavudu")
* 1993: Filmfare for Finest Actor Award ("Muta Mesthri")
* 1999: Filmfare Award for Finest Actor ("Sneham Kosam")
* 2002: Nandi Award for Finest Actor ("Indra"), Filmfare Award for Finest Actor ("Indra")
* 2003: Tagore Award for Finest Actor ("Santosham")
* 2004: Filmfare Award for Finest Actor ("Shankar Dada MBBS")
* 2006: Padma Bhushan Award
* 2007: Filmfare Particular Legend Award
1978 – Pranam Khareedu, Manavoori Pandavulu
1979 – Kothala Raayudu, Sri Rambantu, Idikatha Kaadu, Punaadi Rallu, I Love You, Kotta Alludu, Kukka Katuku Cheppu Debba,
1980 – Rakta Sambandham, Mogudu Kavali, Prema Tarangalu, Love in Singapore, Thathayya Premaleelalu, Kaali, Nakili Manishi, Punnami Naagu, Mosagadu, Jathara, Aarani Mantalu, Chandipriya, Kottapeta Rowdy, Agni Samskaram
1981 – Kirayi Rowdylu, Chattaniki Kallu Levu, Priya, Srirasthu Subhamasthu, 47 Rojulu, Rani Kasula Rangamma, Ooriki Ichina Maata, Nyayam Kavali, Prema Natakam, Tirugu Leni Manishi, Todu Dongalu
1982 – Bandhalu Anubandhalu, Manchu Pallaki, Mondi Ghatam, Yamakinkarudu, Billa Ranga, Patnam Vachina Prativrathalu, Tingu Rangadu, Radha My Darling, Sitadevi, Idi Pellantara, Subhalekha, Bandipotu Simham, Intlo Ramayay Veedyao Kreedyao Kreedya
1983 – Sangarshana, Manthri gari Viyyankudu, Khaidi, Simhapoori Simham, Maa Inti Premayanam, Roshagadu, Maga Maharaju, Gudachari No.1, Puli Bebbuli, Shivudu Shivudu Shivudu, Aalyashikaram, Abhilasha, Palletoori Monagad
1984 – Rustum, Agnigundam, Naagu, Intiguttu, Problem, Mahanagaramlo Mayagadu, Devanthakudu, Hero, Goonda, Allulu Vasthunnaru
1985 – Vijetha, Adavi Donga, Raktha Sindhuram, Puli, Jwala, Chiranjeevi, Donga, Chattam Tho Poratam
1986 – Chanakya Shapadham, Dairyavanthudu, Rakshasudu, Chantabbai, Veta, Magadheerudu, Kondaveeti Raja, Kirathakudu
1987 – Jebu Donga, Swayamkrushi, Pasivadi Pranam, Chakravarthy, Aradhana, Donga Mogudu
1988 – Yudda Bhoomi, Trinetrudu, Marana Mrudangam, Khaidi No.786, Yamudiki Mogudu, Rudraveena, Manchi Donga
1989 – Lankeshwarudu Shankar, Rudranetra, State Rowdy, Athaku Yamudu Ammayiki Mogudu
1990 – Raja Vikramarka, Prathibandh, Kodama Simham, Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari, Kondaveeti Donga
1991 – Rowdy Alludu, Gang Chief, Stuartpuram Police Station
1992 – Aapathbandhavudu, Aaj Ka Goonda Raj, Gharana Mogudu
1993 – Mechanic Alludu, Mutaa Mesthri
1994 – The Gentleman, SPParasuram, Mugguru Monagallu
1995 – Rikshavodu, Massive Boss, Alluda Majaka
1996 – Hitler
1997 – Grasp
1998 – Choodalani Vundi, Bavagaru Bagunnara
1999 – Iddaru Mitrulu, Sneham Kosam
2000 – Annayya, Arms Up
2001 – Daddy, Manjunatha, Mrugaraju
2002 – Indra
2003 – Anji, Tagore
2004 – Shankar Dada MBBS
2005 – Andarivadu, Jai Chiranjeeva
2006 – Stalin
2007 – Shankardada Zindabad
2008 – Dheerudu