Chiranjeevi birth name Konidala Siva Sankar Goud. He is well known as The Megastar of telugu film industry. Now he is less involved in films and more involved in politics. Though he did majority movies in telugu industry he also worked for Tamil, Hindi and Kannada films. He made his film debut through the movie Punadhirallu in 1978. But film Pranam Khareedu was released earlier to Punadhirallu. He entered politics in 2008 by forming the Praja Rajyam Party. In 2009 general elections he was elected as MLA from Tirupati and his party won 18 seats. In 2011 Chiranjeevi merged Praja Rajyam with Indian National Congress, his move was severely criticized by the public. In 1998, he founded the Chiranjeevi Charitable Trust , it includes Blood and Eye Banks. It is the state’s largest recipient of blood and eye donations.
Family members and photos
Konidela Venkata Rao [Father]
Konidela Anjana Devi [Mother]
Nagendra Babu [Brother]
Pawan Kalyan [Brother]
Pawan Kalyan is youngest brother of Chiru. He is an actor, director and screenwriter. He made his debut with Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi in 1996.
Vijaya Durga & Madhavi [Sisters]
Chiranjeevi married Surekha in 1980. Surekha is the daughter of Telugu actor Allu Rama Lingaiah. The couple have two daughters—Sushmita, Sreeja and a son Ram Charan Teja.
Ram Charan Teja [Son]
Ram Charan is an actor in Telugu industry. His debut was with Chirutha in 2007. But his second film Magadheera in 2009 was his first commercial success. Magadheera broke all records and ran for an uninterrupted 300 plus days.
Chiranjeevi family rare pictures