Ram Charan is a famous Tollywood actor and an entrepreneur. He is the son of legendary actor, Megastar Chiranjeevi and Surekha Konidela. He was born on 27 March, 1985 in Madras, now Chennai. He has two sisters namely Sreeja and Sushmita. He is the nephew of famous Indian producer,
Allu Aravind. He married
Upasana Kamineni, vice-chairman of Apollo group. Born with silver spoon in mouth, Ram Charan started his career with the movie Chirutha directed by
Puri Jagannadh. The movie is a blockbuster and he has gained good marks for his movie. His next movie, Magadheera changed the dimensions of Tollywood box office. Directed by S.S.Rajamouli and Chiranjeevi playing a cameo role, Magadheera has been an industrial hit and has collected 70 crore collections in 2009.
Ram Charan played dual roles in the movie, one as a bike racer and other as a warrior. The film not only brought him Nandi award but also made him a top hero in Tollywood. He established himself as a lover boy with his next movie, Orange, in 2010. Though the film has not been a commercial success he has got critics’ appreciations for the movie. His next movies Racha, Naayak, Yevadu and
Govindudu Andarivadele are also hits. He made his Bollywood debut with the movie Zanjeer. It was a remake of old Amithabh’s movie, Zanjeer. He has won 2 Nandi awards and 2 Filmfares with in his short span of film career.
He is one of the most successful heroes in Tollywood. Apart from films, he is an entrepreneur and owner of Ram Charan Hyderabad Polo Riding Club and Aviation startup Turbo Megha Airways Pvt. Ltd, under the brand name TruJet. He is the brand ambassador of Tata Docomo, Pepsi and Airtel. He acted with Team India captain, M.S.Dhoni for the promotion of Pepsi. He is also the producer of Megastar’s 150th movie. Ram Charan also takes part in philanthropic activities through Chiranjeevi Charitable trust. Charan is one of the directors of Telugu channel, MAA TV.