Tollywood star Chiranjeevi expressed his gratitude to his fans as he completed 44 years in the film industry on Thursday. Born Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad, Chiranjeevi became a household name among Telugu filmgoers worldwide. He made his screen debut with the 1978 film Pranam Khareedu and the rest is history.
“Actor Chiranjeevi, as you all know, was born today, September 22, 1978, 44 years ago! I owe this limitless love and affection I receive from all of you to this day!,” the superstar said.
After making her debut in Pranam Khareedu, in no time, Chiranjeevi became an instant hit with the Telugu audience and occupied a dominant position at the top of the food chain. He has been a force to be reckoned with ever since. Chiranjeevi is the head of one of the most powerful clans in the Telugu film industry. Chiranjeevi’s brother Pawan Kalyan enjoys the status of demigod among his fans. And his son Ram Charan is now a household name across the country. His nephew Allu Arjun is also a big movie star.
Actor Chiranjeevi, as you all know, was born today, September 22, 1978, 44 years ago! I owe this limitless love and affection I receive from all of you to this day!
I owe everything to this day!
— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) 22 September 2022
On the career front, Chiranjeevi is awaiting the release of Godfather. Written and directed by Mohan Raja, the film is the remake of the Malayalam blockbuster Lucifer. The film also features Bollywood superstar Salman Khan in an extended cameo.