Megastar Chiranjeevi who was undisputed king of Tollywood and ruled Telugu Film Industry for almost three decades is turning 58 today. His actual name is Konidela Shiva Shankara Vara Prasad and was born on 22 August 1955, he was born in a middle class family except for the fact that his father was interested in dramas he had no godfathers or relatives in film industry.
That was time when NTR, ANR were ruling industry and Krishna, Krishnam Raju and Shoban Babu were trying to occupy that no.1 spot and Chiranjeevi went to madras, he started his career as a character artist and played negative roles in beginning of his career, he attracted people with his stiff and dashing looks, enlightening dance movements and ferocious eyes.
Though he started his career as an normal character artist he became hero soon and never looked back, he became supremes hero and mega star from there, he created a brand called Mega in film industry and in the light of this brand many heroes came from his own family, today mega family is one of most respected and important families of tollywood.
He was one who is responsible for increasing stamina of Telugu films, he inspired many people, he has fans not only in our state but also in other states also, it was four years since he acted in movies but still films wise his craze was not demolished.
Megastar Chiranjeevi will be an name remembered as long as TFI exists.
CinemaBabu team wishes him a happy birthday.