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Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength

August 21, 2012, 1:38 pm
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Actor-turned-politician, Chiranjeevi, referred as 'Megastar', turns 57 on August 22, 2012.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • He joined the Madras Film Institute in 1976, to seek a career in acting.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Chiranjeevi started his film career with Telugu film 'Punadhirallu', though his 'Pranam Khareedu' released earlier at the box office, making his first.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Chiranjeevi began to appear in lead roles from 'Intlo Ramayya Veedilo Krishnayya' and gave several successful films like 'Khaidi' (1983), 'Rudraveena', 'Gang Leader', 'Annayya'.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Chiranjeevi has played a variety of characters in the fims. He played Lord Shiva in 'Sri Manjunatha'.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Chiranjeevi has also played the anti-hero in films like 'I Love You', 'Nyayam Kavali' (1981), 'Ranuva Veeran' and others.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Chiranjeevi has won 7 Filmfare Awards South, for best actor.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Chiranjeevi married Surekha, daughter of Telugu actor Allu Rama Lingaiah in the year 1980. His son Ram Charan is also a Tollywood actor, and is all set to make Hindi debut with 'Zanjeer'.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • In 2008, Chiranjeevi entered politics by forming the Praja Rajyam Party.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • He was elected as a member of the Andhra Pradesh State Assembly, on 2009.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Former President APJ Abdul Kalam inspired Chiranjeevi, to join politics.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Chiranjeevi, took oath as a Rajya Sabha member on April 3, 2012.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • 2012 also saw his son, Ram Charan's marriage. which was attended by bollywood stars. Among them was Chiranjeevi's good friend, Amitabh Bachchan.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • His last film as a lead actor was 'Shankar Dada Zindabad'.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Chiranjeevi received Padma Bhusan in the year 2006, for his contribution to Indian Cinema.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • The actor has also received an honourary doctorate from Andhra University.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Chiranjeevi was recently spotted at the Cinema Awards 2012.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • A still from Cinema Awards, 2012.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • On his birthday we wish him all the success in life.
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  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength
  • Happy 57th Birthday Chiranjeevi, Indian cinema's pillar of strength