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Episode 2593

Pawan Kalyan
Sat, 2024-Jun-08 01:26 UTC
Length - 3:09

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With 265,184 views on Friday, 7 June 2024 our article of the day is Pawan Kalyan.

Konidela Pawan Kalyan (born Konidela Kalyan Babu; 2 September 1968 or 1971) is an Indian actor, politician, filmmaker, martial artist, and philanthropist who works in Telugu cinema. Known for his unique acting style and mannerisms, he has a large fan base and a cult following. One of the highest-paid actors of Indian cinema, he has been featured in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list since 2013. Kalyan is the recipient of a Filmfare Awards South, a SIIMA Award, a CineMAA Award, and a Santosham Film Award. He is also the founder of the Jana Sena Party.

Kalyan made his acting debut in the 1996 film Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi but rose to prominence with the dramas Gokulamlo Seeta (1997) and Suswagatham (1998). He achieved stardom for his performance in Tholi Prema (1998), which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu that year. Kalyan established himself as a leading actor with successful projects such as Thammudu (1999), Badri (2000), Kushi (2001), Balu (2005), Jalsa (2008), Gabbar Singh (2012), Attarintiki Daredi (2013), Gopala Gopala (2015), Vakeel Saab (2021), and Bheemla Nayak (2022). He received the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu for Gabbar Singh while Attarintiki Daredi held the record of being the highest-grossing Telugu film of all time. In addition to acting, he produces films under the banners Anjana Productions and Pawan Kalyan Creative Works.

In 2008, Kalyan entered into politics as the youth wing president of his brother Chiranjeevi's Praja Rajyam Party, but he left after it merged into the Congress party. He founded the Jana Sena Party in March 2014 and was listed as the most searched Indian celebrity politician on Google at the time. Kalyan is a known philanthropist and is the founder of the Andhra Pradesh charity Common Man Protection Force. He is a black belt in Karate and trains in various martial arts which he depicts in his films regularly. Kalyan is referred to as Power Star by his fans and in the media.

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