Unseen: Chiranjeevi's life in pics
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Unseen: Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Here's taking a trip down the memory lane into some of the most significant turns on his personal and professional front. Flip through and check out some unseen pictures.

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Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

With his heroic looks, daredevil stunts and incredible dance movements, this Telugu megastar has ruled the cinema industry down South. No wonder he is every director's delight and one of the most sought after actor in South India. Image Courtesy: Procured via Google Search.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Fondly called 'Chiru', Chiranjeevi has acted in countless blockbusters and Tollywood move lovers can't get enough of him on the big screen. It won't be an exaggeration to say that he's an ultimate package for directors and producers alike. Image Courtesy: Procured via Google Search.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

With highest recipient of blood and eye donations coming in, Chiranjeevi Charitable Trust was awarded the 'Best Voluntary Blood Bank Award' by the Andhra Pradesh State Government, in 2002 and 2003. Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi became the highest paid actor in India after blockbuster 'Gharana Mogudu' became the first Telugu film to gross over 10 crore rupees at the box office. He was even labeled as the 'The new money machine'. Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

In October 1998, the actor founded a charitable trust, named Chiranjeevi Charitable Trust that includes a blood bank and a couple of Eye banks. Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

The fact that the actor's family worshipped Anjaneya, a Hindu God, he was advised by his mother to take the screen name of "Chiranjeevi". Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Besides being a successful actor, Chiranjeevi had also co-produced 'Rudraveena' along with his brother. The film won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration. Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Owing to his contribution towards Indian cinema, Chiranjeevi was honoured with the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian award. Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

On education front, Chiranjeevi has attended schools in Nidadavolu, Gurajala, Ponnuru, Mangalagiri and Mogalturu in Andhra Pradesh. He later pursued his intermediate studies at C.S.R. Sharma Junior College (Ongole) & graduated with a B.Com degree from Y.N. College in Narasapur, Andhra Pradesh. Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Once his education was over, Chiranjeevi shifted base to Chennai and started chasing his childhood dream of becoming an actor - rather a star in the film industry. Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Acting and politics apart, Chiranjeevi runs a renowned Charitable Trust as well and is actively involved in numerous philanthropic activities. Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

The turning point in Chiranjeevi's acting career came with 1983 film 'Khaidi' that can be called his claim to fame and he instantly rose to stardom. Since then, there has been no looking back and he stated to dominate the Telugu film industry. Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi was the first ever south Indian actor to be invited at the 59th Academy Awards ceremony back in 1987. Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi Charitable Trust ran into a controversy when allegations were made against the Blood Bank and Eye Bank and subsequently, a high-level committee was constituted by the state government of AP to look into the matter. Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

With the kind of name and fame that Chiranjeevi has earned over so many years spent in regional cinema, he was often referred to as 'Bigger than Bachchan' by leading entertainment magazines in India. Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

After doing these small roles in a handful of films, it was in 1979 that Chiranjeevi had eight releases and by the end of that productive year, the actor had established himself and picked momentum in the industry. Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Interestingly, Chiranjeevi is quite happy the way India gets promoted and noticed at international platforms such as IIFA and International Film Festival of India. According to him, this not only helps in promoting films but also promoting tourism and 'Incredible India' brand that attracts tourists from various parts of the globe. Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi entered the world of Indian politics in 2008 and formed 'Praja Rajyam' party. The headquarters of his regional party is located in Hyderabad. Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi's life in pics

Chiranjeevi was also presented an honorary doctorate from Andhra University in 2006. Image courtesy: Procured via Twitter.

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