Pawan Kalyan was born on 2nd September 1971 in Bapatla Andhra Pradesh. Pawan Kalyan is widely known South Indian Actor. He is the younger brother of Tollywood’s Actor turned Politician Megastar Chiranjeevi. As his brother Chiranjeevi is a renowed Telugu Actor, he was always surrounded by cinema environment.
Here presenting you 17 unknown facts about Pawan Kalyan.
1. Pawan Kalyan’s Original Name is Konidela Kalyan Babu
2. He Started using the name “Pawan” after a Martial Arts Presentation which was organised by him
3. Pawan Kalyan holds a “Black Belt” in Karate
4. Pawan Kalyan is a Vegeterian
5. Pawan Kalyan is an all rounder. He is an Actor, Director, Choreographer, Screenwriter, Singer, Stunt Co-ordinater, Writer and also a Politician
6. Pawan Kalyan was the first person from South India to endorse Pepsi Campaign
7. Pawan Kalyan is an Ardent Admirer of Che Guevara
8. His hobbies include reading books and to cultivate fruits and vegetables in his Farm House which is located in the outskirts of Hyderabad
9. Pawan Kalyan was interested in direction but it was Surekha, Chiranjeevi’s Wife who forced him to start acting
10. Pawan Kalyan started his acting career in 1996 with the Telugu Film “Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi”. His fourth film “Tholi Prema” won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu and also bagged Six Nandi awards
11. His Films Kushi, Gabbar Singh and Attarintiki Daredi were top grossers in their respective times
12. Pawan Kalyan married 3 Times. First to Nandini 1997 and divorced in 2007. Second he married one of his Co- Actor Renu Desai in 2007 and divorced in 2012. In 2013, he married Anna Lezhneva.
He has a Daughter and Son with Renu Desai.
13. Renu Desai, Pawan Kalyan’s Ex- wife was the Costume Designer to most of his films
14. He is friendly with the entire industry. He even stood by Mahesh Babu after his film “Arjun” was Pirated.
15. Pawan Kalyan was the most searched Indian celebrity politician during the Lok Sabha Polls 2014 according to Google.
He Campaigned for BJP and TDP Parties and was Successful in Achieving his Motto “Congress Hatao Desh Bachao” during his Political Party Launch of “Jana Sena”
16. He is also known for his charitable works
- During the Hudhud Cyclone in Andhra Pradesh he announced Rs. 5 Million to CMRF
- In 2013 He donated Rs. 2 Million for Uttarakhand Floods
- In 2012 Pawan Kalyan supported Olympic sports shooter Rekha Chalichemala with Rs. 5lakhs
- He was the Inspiration to 2010 All India IIT Topper Prudhvi Tej and Pawan Kalyan awarded him with Gold Medal during his Film’s Audio Launch Panjaa
17. Pawan Kalyan has won the following awards for his acting
- Best Actor in Filmfare Awards 2012 for Gabbar Singh.
- Best Actor in Hyderabad Times Film Awards 2012 for Gabbar Singh.
- Best Actor in CineMAA Awards 2012 for Gabbar Singh.
- SIIMA Award Best Actor Award in 2012 for Gabbar Singh.
- Best Actor – Telugu in Santosham Film Awards for Attarintiki Daredi in 2013.
- Best Actor in Big Telugu Entertainment Awards for Attarintiki Daredi in 2013.
- Pawan Kalyan was Ranked as one of the Top 5 Heroes of India in a Survey conducted by STAR India in 2014.
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