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Megastar Chiranjeevi Konidela: Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More

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Chiranjeevi is a south Indian actor and politician in Indian National Congress Party. He was born in 1955 in Mogalathur, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India, and now he is 67 years old. He is a beloved actor of all ages men and women. He is famous as Megastar in South Film Industry, which is mainly known for Telugu films (Tollywood).

He started his acting career in 1978 with the movie “Pranam Khareedu” as the character “Narsimha”. It has been more than 40 years since he started acting in the South Film Industry. Who is still playing the main protagonist roles in the movies? 

Chiranjeevi was awarded the award Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 2006 for his special contribution to Indian cinema, not only that he has also been given a doctorate degree from Andhra University. Apart from this, Chiranjeevi has been honored with several Bari Nandi Awards and Best Actor in South Filmfare Awards for his best performance. The fame of megastar Chiranjeevi in the South film industry is as endless as the sky. He has earned this fame through his hard work and down-to-earth behavior.

Chiranjeevi Konidela Biography

Megastar Chiranjeevi Konidela Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More (1)
NameChiranjeevi
Real nameKonidela Shiv Shankar Vara Prasad
Nickname Chiru and Megastar
ProfessionActor and politician
Politician PartyIndian National Congress Party
Date of Birth22 August 1955
Age67
NationalityIndian
Current CityJubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Birth PlaceMogalathur, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India
SchoolCSR Sharma College, Andhra Prades
College Sri YN College, Narasapur, Andhra Pradesh
ReligionHinduism
Caste Kapu
Educational QualificationGraduate in B.Com
MotherVenkat Rao Konidela
FatherAnjana Konidla
Marital StatusMarried
WifeSurekha Konidela
ChildrenDaughter- Srijita, SusmithaSon- Ram Charan teja
SiblingsBrother-Nagendra Babu, Pawan KalyanSister- Vijay Durga and Madhavi
Zodiac SignLeo
HobbiesSinging and Acting
Net worth$16 Million
Salary per film20 to 25 crores


Debut Movies
Pranam Khareedu Telugu Movie 197847 Natkal (47 Natkal) Tamil Movie 1981Pratibandh Hindi Movie 1990Sipayi kannada movie 1996
TV DebutMeelo Evaru Koteeswarudu Season-4 (2017)
First Hit MovieMana Voori Pandavulu (1978)
First blockbuster filmDonga Mogudu (1987)

Chiranjeevi Film career

Chiranjeevi started his film career with the Telugu movie Pranam Khareedu in 1978. The film did not perform well at the box office. But Chiranjeevi impressed everyone with his acting. Due to this, he got a chance to work in many films.

After that Chiranjeevi gave superhit films like Punadhirallu and Punnami Naagu till 1980 after his first film.

He was awarded the best actor Filmfare award for the movie “Subhalekha” released in 1982. The turning point of his film career was the movie “Kaidi” released in 1983 which helped him to earn star status by getting him recognized as an action hero. The film broke all the previous records of Telugu cinema by making 4 crores at the box office and became the highest-grossing film.

After that, he gave back-to-back hits. It has been more than 40 years since he started acting in the South Film Industry. He is still playing the main protagonist roles in the movies and has been featured in more than 150 movies.

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Chiranjeevi Best movies

Chiranjeevi has given many blockbusters and superhit Movies by working in more than 150 films in his film career and the Audience loved his all movies. The list of his famous Movies is given below.

Debut Movies-  

  1. Pranam Khareedu Telugu Movie (1978)
  2. 47 Natkal (47 Natkal) Tamil Movie (1981)
  3. Pratibandh Hindi Movie (1990)
  4. Sipayi Kannada Movie (1996)

Some of the famous and Hit movies 

  • Idi Katha Kaadu – 1979
  • God Father 2022
  • Kottapeta Rowdy – 1980
  • Punnami Nagu – 1980
  • Mosagadu – 1980
  • Nyayam Kavali – 1981
  • Ranuva Veeran – 1981
  • Chattaniki Kallu Levu – 1981
  • Subhalekha – 1982
  • Manchu Pallaki – 1983
  • Abhilasha – 1983
  • Aalaya Sikharam – 1983
  • Khaidi – 1983
  • Sangharshana – 1983
  • Goonda – 1984
  • Challenge – 1984
  • Rustam- 1984
  • Jwaala – 1985
  • Vijetha-1985
  • Kondaveeti Raja- 1986
  • Donga Mogudu – 1987
  • Jebu Donga – 1988
  • Yamudiki Mogudu – 1988
  • Khaidi No 786 – 1988
  • Athaku Yamudu Ammayiki Mogudu- 1989
  • Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari- 1990
  • Rowdy Alludu – 1991
  • Gang Leader- 1991
  • Aaj Ka Goonda Raj – 1992
  • Gharana Mogudu – 1992
  • Bigg boss-1995
  • Annayaa – 2000
  • Indra – 2002
  • Tagore – 2003
  • Shankar Dada MBBS – 2004
  • Stalin – 2006
  • Shankar Dada Zindabad – 2007
  • Khaidi No 150 – 2017

Political journey of Chiranjeevi 

Chiranjeevi started his political career in 2008 by establishing Praja Rajyam Party in Andhra Pradesh and in the 2009 assembly election he won the election from the Tirupati assembly seat. The party won 18 seats out of 295seats. After that, he made an alliance with the congress party in 2011 and he became a Rajya Sabha MP in the congress’s coalition government in the year 2012 to 2014. He was the Minister of State with independent charge in the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. In 2018, he retired from the post of Rajya Sabha MP.

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