Allu Arjun

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Allu Arjun
Allu Arjun at 62nd Filmfare awards south.jpg
Allu in June 2015
Born (1983-04-08) 8 April 1983 (age 38)
Other namesBunny,[1] Mallu Arjun[2]
OccupationActor
Years active2001–present
Works
Full list
Spouse(s)
Sneha Reddy (m. 2011)
Children2
Parent(s)
FamilySee Allu–Konidela family
AwardsFull list

Allu Arjun (born 8 April 1983) is an Indian movie actor. He mainly works in Telugu cinema.[3] He is known for Dancing skills He has won five Filmfare Awards South and three Nandi Awards.[4][5]

He made his debut in Gangotri (2003). Allu appeared in Arya (2004). It was directed by Sukumar. He won the Nandi Special Jury Award for his role.[6] In next years, he acted in movies like Bunny (2005), Happy (2006) and Desamuduru (2007).

Allu won his first Filmfare Award as Best Actor. He won the award for Parugu (2008).[7] His later movies, Arya 2 (2009), Vedam (2010), Varudu (2010) and Badrinath (2011), were a flop at the box office.[8][9] He acted as Gona Ganna Reddy in Rudhramadevi (2015). He won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor and Nandi Award for Best Character Actor for his role.[10][11]

He achieved success with movies like Race Gurram (2014), Sarrainodu (2016) and Duvvada Jagannadham (2017). Each movie earned more than 100 crore at the box office.[12] He worked with director Trivikram Srinivas three times. Allu worked with him in Julayi (2012), S/O Satyamurthy (2015) and Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo (2020). All three are successful. The last movie earned more than 262 crore at the box office.[13][14]

Personal life[change | change source]

Allu Arjun was born on 8 April 1983[15][16] in Madras (present-day Chennai). His father Allu Aravind is a movie producer. His mother is Nirmala.[17][18] His paternal grandfather was the movie comedian Allu Ramalingaiah. His paternal aunt is married to Chiranjeevi.

On 6 March 2011, He married Sneha Reddy in Hyderabad.[19] They have a son named Allu Ayaan and a daughter named Allu Arha.[20] In 2016, Allu started a nightclub named 800 Jubilee. He started a night club in partnership with M Kitchens and Buffalo Wild Wings.[21]

Career[change | change source]

He acted as a child artist in Vijetha and as a dancer in Daddy. Allu made his adult debut in Gangotri.[22][23] Allu then appeared in Sukumar's comedy Arya.[24][25] His role in Arya was his success. The movie was a critical and commercial success.[26]

Filmography[change | change source]

Key
Movies that have not yet been released Denotes movies that have not yet been released
Year Title[a] Role Notes Ref.
1985 Vijetha Saratha's son Child artist [27]
1986 Swati Mutyam Sivayya's grandson Child artist [28]
2001 Daddy Gopi Cameo appearance [29]
2003 Gangotri Simhadri Debut movie [30]
2004 Arya Arya [31]
2005 Bunny Raja (Bunny)[b] [32]
2006 Happy Bunny [33]
2007 Desamuduru Bala Govind [34]
Shankar Dada Zindabad Himself Cameo appearance [35]
2008 Parugu Krishna [36]
2009 Arya 2 Arya [37]
2010 Varudu Sandeep "Sandy" Mohan Ram[b] [38]
Vedam Anand "Cable Raju" Raj[b] [39]
2011 Badrinath Badrinath [40]
2012 Julayi Ravindra Narayan [41]
2013 Iddarammayilatho Sanjay "Sanju" Reddy[b] [42]
2014 I Am That Change Himself Short movie; also producer [43]
Yevadu Satya Cameo appearance [44]
Race Gurram Lakshman "Lucky" Prasad[b] [45]
2015 S/O Satyamurthy Viraj Anand [46]
Rudhramadevi Gona Ganna Reddy [47]
2016 Sarrainodu Gana [48]
2017 Duvvada Jagannadham Duvvada Jagannadham Sasthri / DJ[c]
2018 Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India Surya [49]
2020 Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo Bantu [50]
PushpaMovies that have not yet been released Pushpa Raj Filming [51]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Movies are listed in the order of their release date
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Allu Arjun plays a single character with two or more names.
  3. Allu Arjun plays Duvvada Jagannadham Sasthri with an alter ego DJ.

References[change | change source]

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  50. "Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo has a bit of everything — there's romance, drama, comedy, emotion and lots of swag". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 4 November 2020.
  51. "Allu Arjun, Sukumar's new film titled 'Pushpa'". 4 November 2020 – via www.thehindu.com.

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