Virgo Sep 02, 1971 Bapatla Actor, Director and Writer
Pawan Kalyan is an Indian film actor, director, screenwriter, Stunt coordinator,writer, and politician. His film works are predominantly in Telugu cinema. He is the younger brother of actor turned politician Chiranjeevi.
Kalyan made his acting debut in 1996 Telugu film Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi. In 1998, he starred in Tholi Prema which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu for that year. He is known for his work in films like Gokulamlo Seetha, Suswagatham, Thammudu, Badri, Kushi, Jalsa, Gabbar Singh for which he received the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu, and Attarintiki Daredi which became one of the highest grossing Telugu films. He was listed 26th in the Forbes India list of top 100 Celebrities of 2013. As of 2014, he holds a net worth of 18.5 crore.
In March 2014, he ventured into politics, founding the Jana Sena Party. Subsequently, a poll conducted by NDTV, listed Pawan Kalyan, as the most searchable Indian celebrity politician on Google.