• Birth Name Allu Arjun
  • Date of birth 1983-04-08
  • birth place Chennai
  • spouse(s) Sneha Reddy
  • children Allu Ayaan
  • debut year 1985
  • debut movie Vijetha

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When it comes to style and commitment Telugu people shout just one name out loud – Allu Arjun, the dashing youth icon of the present Telugu cinema industry. He drives the youngsters crazy through his stylish action and dance. He has set a unique heroic path of his own. No wonder that his efforts and dedication are paid off, the majority of his fans comprise the young female population of the state.

  • Personal Life

    Allu Arjun was born on 8th April 1983 to the legendary film producer Allu Aravind and Nirmala. He is the nephew of megastar Chiranjeevi and power star Pawan Kalyan. Arjun had a huge responsibility to carry on the legacy of such dynamic and power-centric names of the film fraternity. With lot of self-effort and determination, he molded himself to deliver the best action output to sustain the high expectations of people on his family name. He is a great dancer who utilized every possible opportunity for perfecting the art.

  • Career

    He was introduced to the Telugu audience as a hero by K Raghavendra Rao through the movie Gangotri. Arjun in return delivered a decent performance up to the expected mark though being a debutante. The movie was well appreciated by boththe audience and critics.

    As the Telugu audiences were slowly falling in the mood of accepting Arjun, he amazed them by making a master performance through his acting splendor exhibited in his second movie Arya.

    Even his critics could not stop appreciating him for the drastic change of look and evolved acting capabilitiescompared to his first movie. Everyone had no choice but to accept him as a quick star witnessing hisunique, extraordinary and extensively energetic performance flavored with commendable dance sequences and renewed acting style. The movie was a mega blockbuster and there was no looking back for the young hero from then on.

    His father, Allu Aravind said in an audio release function “I never thought Allu Arjun would become a star. In fact, I used to worry how he would make out in his future”

    A uniquely thrilling achievementin the young hero’s career is his bi-linguistic fame (Telugu +Malayalam) in a short period of time. The stylish star impressed and attained a huge stardom in the Malayalam film industry making his keralite fans fall head over heels for his remarkable body language, stylish looks versatility of action, dance and energy. Soon they adored him with a demigod status equally to stand by their regional super heroes. Arjun proactively learnt Malayalam and began giving his own voice over for his dubbing movies further bonding his Kerala fans through his openness in learning and acceptance of the regional love showered upon him.

    Equally in the Teluguindustry, Arjun precisely sharpened his dance skills and took utmost care in improvising his acting potentials with a unique exhibit of an elevated acting talent from movie to movie.

    His distinctivedressing style, dance splendor,remarkable hair style and his overall presence in the movies he acted had fetched him the title “Stylish Star”. People who watched the hero's movies will indeed agree to the title.

    He has the knack for selecting the solid scripts and pays special attention to the story and the characterization. This interest and conviction fetched him the movies BunnyandHappywhich turned out to be huge commercial hits Happybeing a humorously adorable hit.

    His next movie Desamuduru which was a huge commercial hit raised him to the ninth cloud of a star increasing the star-hood expectations on him. Arjun was the first hero in south Indian film industry to depict a six pack body on the screen. 

    Puri Jagannath once opined to tabloids that “I always love to work with Arjun. He makes the entire unit energetic with his presence. He is very dedicated to his work”

    He goes to lengths of working out hisguts to attain perfection in every segment of his work. The very next film Parugu had won him the film fare’s best male actor award bringing him national level fame and recognition.

    With the increasing audience expectations on him, Arjun had to explore the different shades of his performance unlike his almost similar youth based roles in earlier movies. The next movie happened to be Arya 2, the sequel of his earlier blockbuster,Arya.  The movie has changed the dimension of entertainment of the Telugu commercial films. Arjun was again nominated for the film fare best actor male award. The dance number ‘Uppenantha…’ was so famous and such a huge hit that people were humming the number for more than a year. The hero then surprised the whole industry by accepting a multi-starrer movie Vedam (2010)under direction of Krish.He has touched the hearts of the young masses through his character ‘Cable Raju‘.It is not an exaggeration when said that he could move even his biggest critics with his very natural action at times. This role in Vedam again fetched him film fare best actor malenomination.Badrinathin 2011 was a rare career disaster for him but was immediately compensated by his next film Julayi in 2012 which then went on to become the biggest grosser of his career.

    However his very next film, Iddarammayilatho was greeted with bad talk and reviews but ended up as an average commercially. But as always, Allu Arjun silenced his critics with his next film, Race Gurram directed by Surrender Reddy. The film was a smashing hit and also the first 50 Crore share film in the actor's career.  

  • Trivia

    • Allu Arjun has undergone 3 major surgeries due to his challenging dance moves in the last 4 years. Kudos to his dancing spirit! he still continues to push the envelope and amaze his ardent fans with his magical moves fierce fights. 
    • Though his movies HappyParugu and Arya 2 have run average in Telugu, they ended up as super hits in Malayalam. Thanks to his Mallu fans.

  • Upcoming Movies

    Untitled film to be directed by Trivikram Srinivas


No.of Movies



2004: Nandi Special Jury Award for Arya

2008: Nandi Special Jury Award for Parugu

2008: Filmfare Award for Best Actor Telugu for Parugu

2010: Filmfare Award for Best Actor Telugu for Vedam

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