Early Life and Education
Ram Charan, also known as Cherry, was born on March 27, 1985, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He is the son of famous Indian actor Chiranjeevi and Surekha Konidela. Ram Charan grew up in a family of actors, with his uncles Pawan Kalyan and Nagendra Babu also being popular actors in the Telugu film industry. He spent most of his childhood in Chennai and completed his schooling at Padma Seshadari Bala Bhawan School.
Ram Charan made his acting debut with the Telugu film Chirutha in 2007. Despite mixed reviews, his performance in the film was praised by critics, and he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South. In the same year, he also made his debut in the Tamil film industry with the film Sringaram, which was critically acclaimed.
Breakthrough in Acting
In 2009, Ram Charan starred in the film Magadheera, directed by S.S. Rajamouli. The film was a commercial and critical success, and it remains one of the highest-grossing Telugu films to date. Ram Charan’s performance in the film was widely praised, and he won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu. This film gave him the breakthrough he needed to establish himself as a leading actor in the Telugu film industry.
Success and Popularity
After the success of Magadheera, Ram Charan went on to star in several successful films, including Racha, Nayak, Yevadu, and Dhruva. In 2018, he starred in the film Rangasthalam, which was directed by Sukumar. The film was a critical and commercial success, and Ram Charan’s performance was praised by critics and audiences alike. He won his second Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu for his performance in the film.
In addition to his acting career, Ram Charan is also a successful producer. He has produced several Telugu films under his production company, Konidela Production Company. He also co-owns the Hyderabad-based airline, TruJet, which he launched in 2015.
Ram Charan married Upasana Kamineni, who is the Vice Chairperson of Apollo Foundation, in 2012. The couple met while they were studying in the United States, and they got engaged in December 2011. They tied the knot in a grand ceremony in Hyderabad, which was attended by many celebrities from the Telugu film industry and other fields.
Ram Charan is also involved in several philanthropic activities. He is the founder of the charity organization, Charitable Trust, which provides healthcare, education, and livelihood support to the underprivileged. He has also supported several initiatives to promote sports and fitness, including the Hyderabad 10K Run and the Pinkathon Women’s Run.
Ram Charan is one of the most popular and successful actors in the Telugu film industry. He has established himself as a versatile actor and has won several awards for his performances. His success as a producer and his involvement in philanthropic activities show his dedication to making a positive impact on society. With his talent and hard work, Ram Charan has become an inspiration to many aspiring actors and entrepreneurs.