Awards & Winners


Date of Birth 22-August-1955
Place of Birth Mogalthur
Nationality India
Also know as Chiru, Megastar, Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad, Supreme Hero Chiranjeevi, Mega Star Chiranjeev, Siva Sankara Vara Prasad Konidela, Mega Star Chiranjeevi, Konidala Siva Sankara Vara Prasad, Siva Sankara Varaprasad, Angry young man, Supreme Hero, Konidela Shivá Shankará Vara Prasad, कोणिदेल शिव शंकर वर प्रसाद, मेगास्टार, मेगा स्टार चिरंजीवी, मेगा स्टार चिरंजीव, चिरु, एंग्री यंग मैन, सिवा संकरा वारा प्रसाद कोनिदेला, मैगास्टार, सुप्रीम हीरो चिरंजीवी, सुप्रीम हीरो
Profession Actor, Politician, Film Producer
Chiranjeevi is an Indian film actor, producer, politician and a member of the Indian National Congress. He is the Minister of State with independent charge for the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. Prior to politics, Chiranjeevi had worked primarily in Telugu cinema, including Tamil, Kannada and Hindi films. He made his acting debut in 1978, in the film Punadhirallu. However, Pranam Khareedu was released earlier at the box office. The entertainment magazines Filmfare and India Today named him "Bigger than Bachchan", a reference to Bollywood’s Amitabh Bachchan. In 1987, he became the first south Indian actor to be invited to attend the 59th Academy Awards ceremony. News magazine The Week hailed him as "The new money machine". The film made Chiranjeevi the highest paid actor in India at the time, catapulting him to hit the cover pages of noted national weekly magazines in India. He was paid a remuneration of 1.25 crores for the 1992 film Aapad Bandhavudu. In 2002, Chiranjeevi was given the Samman Award for the Highest Income Tax Payer for the assessment year 1999-2000 by the Minister of State for Finance, Government of India. A poll conducted in Andhra Pradesh by the English news channel CNN-IBN in 2006 named that Chiranjeevi the most popular star of the Telugu Film Industry.

Awards by Chiranjeevi

Check all the awards nominated and won by Chiranjeevi.


Filmfare Special Award – South
(Legendary acting, Telugu)


Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu
Honored for : Shankar Dada M.B.B.S.



Nandi Award for Best Actor
Honored for : Indra


Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu
Honored for : For the Sake of Friendship


Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu
Honored for : Muta Mesthri


Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu
Honored for : Aapathbandhavudu


Nandi Award for Best Actor
Honored for : Aapathbandhavudu


Nominations 1991 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Filmfare Award for Best Actor Pratibandh


Nandi Special Jury Award
Honored for : Rudraveena


Nandi Award for Best Actor
Honored for : Swayamkrushi



Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu
Honored for : Subhalekha


Filmfare Special Award – South
Honored for : Punnami Naagu