Chiranjeevi Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, & More
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Chiranjeevi, a highly acclaimed Indian actor, film producer, and former politician, is often hailed as the ‘Annaya’ and ‘Boss’ of Telugu cinema. He was born on August 22, 1955, in the village of Mogalthur, located in the West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. You can discover the entire Chiranjeevi biography within this article.
Throughout his illustrious four-decade-long cinema career, Chiranjeevi has received numerous accolades and recognition for his remarkable performances. His exceptional talent has been honored with three Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Awards, a prestigious Raghupathi Venkaiah Award, and an impressive count of nine Filmfare Awards South. These accolades serve as a testament to his immense contribution to the world of cinema.
|Real Name||Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad|
|DOB (Date of Birth)||22 August 1955|
|Birthplace||Mogalthur, West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Hometown||Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|School||CSR Sharma College, Ongole, Andhra Pradesh (Intermediate)|
|College/ University||Sri Y N College, Narsapur, Andhra Pradesh|
|Qualification||Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)|
|Feet & Inches||5’ 9”|
|Weight||80 kg, 176 lbs|
|Body Measurements||Chest: 42 Inches
Waist: 34 Inches
Biceps: 13 Inches
|Father Name||Venkat Rao Konidela|
|Mother Name||Anjana Devi Konidela|
|Sibling||Brothers- Nagendra Babu , Pawan Kalyan Sisters- Vijaya durga, Madhavi|
|Children||Daughters- Srija, Susmitha Son- Ram Charan Teja|
|Net Worth||$16 million|
|Food||Fish pamphlet curry with steamed rice|
|Actors/Actress||Sean Connery, Mahanati Savitri|
|Movie||Aaram Haram Aahe!|
Chiranjeevi is the son of Konidela Venkat Rao, who served as a constable, and Anjana Devi. He comes from a family with a strong presence in the Telugu film industry. Chiranjeevi has two brothers who have also made significant contributions to the world of entertainment. Nagendra Babu is a renowned Telugu film actor and producer, while Pawan Kalyan is widely known as the Power Star and has carved a successful career in acting and politics.
Chiranjeevi was born Konidela Sivasankara Varaprasad Rao on 22 August 1955 in Mogalthur, a village in the West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India. Now he is 67 years old.
Chiranjeevi’s educational journey took him through various towns and cities in Andhra Pradesh. He completed his schooling in several places, including Nidadavolu, Gurazala, Bapatla, Ponnur, Mangalagiri, and Mogalthur. After completing his school education, Chiranjeevi enrolled at Sri Y N College in Narsapuram, where he pursued a degree in commerce.
Wife & Children
In 1980, he married to Konidala Surekha. They have two daughters, Sushmita and Srija and a son named Ram Charan Teja who is an actor in Tollywood.
While “Punadhirallu” was his first film to be shot, it was “Pranam Khareedu” that marked his debut release. However, it was the film “Mana Voori Pandavulu,” directed by Bapu, that truly catapulted Chiranjeevi into the limelight and earned him recognition from Telugu audiences. This marked the beginning of a successful phase in his career, as the subsequent year saw the release of eight major films, followed by 14 films in consecutive years.
In 2008, Chiranjeevi made a significant transition by venturing into politics. He founded the Praja Rajyam Party, a national political party in Andhra Pradesh. This move showcased his commitment to public service and his desire to bring about positive change through political means.
Nandi Awards List
|Swayam Krushi||1987||Best Actor|
Film fare Awards South
|1982||Best Actor – Telugu||Subhalekha|
|2004||Shankar Dada MBBS|
|2006||Special Award – South||Legendary Honorary Award|
|2010||Lifetime Achievement Award – South||Outstanding Contributions|
As of the available information, his estimated net worth is $16 million.
Here is the complete filmography list of actor Chiranjeevi.
|Tirugu Leni Manishi||Kishore|
|Tayaramma Bangarayya||Jothi’s Husband|
|Sri Rama Bantu||Raghu Ram|
|Rani Kasula Rangamma||Sukumar|
|Radha My Darling||Mohan|
|Patnam Vachina Pativrathalu||Gopi|
|Nyayam Kavali||Suresh Kumar|
|Nakili Manishi||Prasad / Shyam|
|Mana Voori Pandavulu||Parthu|
|Love In Singapore||Suresh|
|Kukka Katuku Cheppu Debba||Shekar|
|Kottapeta Rowdy||Prasanna Kumar|
|Intlo Ramayya Veedhilo Krishnayya||Rajasekharam|
|Idi Katha Kaadu||Subanakar|
|I Love You||Ramesh|
|Chattaniki Kallu Levu||Vijay|
|Billa Ranga||Billa and Inspector Vishnu|
|Aadavaallu Meeku Joharlu||Himself|
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