Allu Arjun is an Indian movie star who mainly represents the Telugu industry which is also known as Tollywood. Allu has a massive fan following all over India. He has done a lot of superhit movies but he is most famous for his performance in movies like Son of Satyamurthy, Sarrainodu, and DJ: Duvvada Jagannadham. His other films include Daddy, Shankar Dada Zindabad, Yevadu; I Am That Change, Sarrainodu, Naa Peru Surya, NaaIllu India, and many more. He has been awarded the best actor by Filmfare awards Telugu six times and Best Performance In A Supporting Role – Male by IIFA. He is also honored with the Indian of the Year award by CNN News. Also, he is a trained martial artist and is well known for his fighting skills and stunts in his movies. Apart from fighting he has extraordinary dance skills which led him to so much popularity and the nickname “Dancing Dynamite”.
Early Days of Allu Arjun
Allu Arjun was born on 8th April 1982 in Chennai (then Madras) in Tamil Nadu, India. He was born in a Telugu family to Allu Aravind and Nirmala. His father is a film producer himself who owns Geetha Arts production house and film distributors. His paternal grandfather also belonged to the Telugu cinema, he was a big noted comedian and he had worked in more than a thousand films. He grew up and was brought up in Chennai until his family shifted to Hyderabad when he was in his 20s. He has two brothers, one elder to him named Allu Venkatesh, who is a businessman by profession, and one younger than him named Allu Sirish, who is also an actor himself and works actively in the Telugu movie industry. Some big names in South Indian cinema or Tollywood like Ram Charan, Varun Tej, Sai Dharam Tej, and Niharika Konidela are his cousins.
Academic Details of Allu Arjun
Allu Arjun went to St. Patrick School situated in Chennai for his initial education. He then shifted to Hyderabad, and there he went to MSR College from where he pursued his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration also known as BBA.
Personal Details of Allu Arjun
Real Name: Allu Arjun
Place of Birth: Chennai (then Madras), Tamil Nadu, India
Birthday: 8th April 1983
Pet name: Mallu Arjun, Bunny, Dancing Dynamite
Profession: Actor, Playback Singer, Dancer, Producer
Color of Eyes: Brown
Color of Hair: Light Brown
Net worth: $48 M
Most Famous Works: Duvvada Jagannadham, Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo, Pushpa: the rise, Son of Sathyamurthy.
Family Details of Allu Arjun
Mother’s Name: Nirmala Allu
Father’s Name: Allu Aravind
Number of Siblings: Two
Name of Siblings: Allu Sirish and Venkatesh.
Children: 2 (Son- Allu Ayaan and daughter- Allu Arha)
Spouse: Sneha Reddy (married in 2011)
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Body Measurements of Allu Arjun
Height in Meters: 1.75 m
Height in Feet: 5 feet 9 inches
Weight in Kilogram: 69 kg
Weight in Pounds: 152 lbs.
Chest: 42 inches
Chest in cm: 106.68 cm
Biceps: 15 inches
Biceps in cm: 31.2 cm
Waist: 32 inches
Waist in cm: 81.28cm
Shoe Size(US): 10
Relationship details of Allu Arjun
He married the love of his life Sneha Reddy in the year 2011, and now they are blessed with two children. There was a rumor of their divorce in the year 2013, which he cleared soon. The couple together has two children, a son named Allu Ayaan and a daughter named Allu Arha. His daughter is all set to debut with the upcoming movie Shaakuntalam where she will play the role of Prince Bharata.
Net Worth of Allu Arjun
According to the latest reports, he has a massive net worth of 41 million dollars. His acting skills in movies and ad commercials contribute a good percentage to his net worth. He endorses many big names like Frooti, OLX, Colgate, Hotstar, and RedBus. He is also the ambassador for India’s premier Kabaddi tournament Pro Kabaddi League. Apart from that he also owns a movie-distributing business and a nightclub named 800 Jubilee which is in collaboration with M Kitchens and Buffalo Wild Wings. Moreover, he is a playback singer, and sang a few songs such as “Prapancham Naaventa Vasthunte” and “Pakdo Pakdo Remix”.
Early Career Days of Allu Arjun
He came into acting when he was a child, and he worked as a child artist in the film Vijetha starring Chiranjeevi. After that, he came on screen as a dancer in the Daddy movie, and then he finally got the chance to debut in the lead role in the film Gangotri in the year 2003, which was directed by K. Raghavendra Rao and produced by his father himself. He then acted in Arya movie which became his first successful movie earning him the Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award nomination and he won two CineMAA Awards for Best Actor and Best Actor Jury for his performance in Arya. The film earned more than 30 crores which was made on a budget of 4 crores. He then acted in the movie Bunny which was another great movie and he was praised by everyone. Furthermore, he experimented with his roles and acted in films like Desamuduru and justified his role.
Phenomenal Performances by Allu Arjun
He was loved by the audience for his second movie “Arya” but he got more fame and love from all over India with his movies like Badrinath which was released in 2011. Then he did movies like Son of Sathyamurthy, Rudrama Devi which was his first Indian 3D historical film, and Sarrainodu which he calls “the landmark film” of his career then he also get huge success with the movie DJ: Duvvada Jagannadham and Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India where he played the role of a soldier of Indian Army.
Recent Works by Allu Arjun
His recent works include movies like Pushpa: The Rise and Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo which got so famous and successful that its remake in Hindi is announced starring Kartik Aryan and Kriti Sanon. He has announced the upcoming sequel of his very successful pan-India film Pushpa: The Rise.