Allu Arjun is an Indian actor who works in Telugu films. One of the highest paid actors in India. Arjun is also known for his extraordinary dancing skills.
|Born||8 April 1982 ( Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India)|
|Height||5.8 ft (1.79 m)|
Allu Arjun was born on 8 April 1982 in a Telugu family in Madras.
Allu Arjun made his debut with Gangotri in 2003. He rose to prominence starring in Sukumar’s cult classic “Arya” in 2004 for which he earned a Nandi Special Jury Award. He consolidated his reputation with the action films “Bunny” in 2005 and “Desamuduru” in 2007.
He recently starred in “Pushpa: The Rise”, which emerged as the highest-grossing Indian film in 2021 and ranks among the highest-grossing Telugu films of all time. Allu Arjun endorses a number of brands and products, and is a celebrity brand ambassador for the Pro Kabaddi League and for the streaming service Aha.
Allu Arjun was born in a Telugu family in Chennai to film producer Allu Aravind and Nirmala. His paternal grandfather was the noted film comedian Allu Ramalingaiah who appeared in over 1000 films. Allu Arjun grew up in Chennai before their family moved to Hyderabad in his 20’s.
He is the second of three children. His elder brother Venkatesh is a businessman while his younger brother Sirish is an actor. His cousins, namely, Ram Charan, Varun Tej, Sai Dharam Tej, and Niharika Konidela are also actors.
Allu Arjun and Sneha Reddy have been married since 2011. They have two children together.
Allu Arjun attended St. Patrick School in Chennai for his studies. He subsequently went on to MSR College in Hyderabad to complete his bachelor’s degree, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).
Relationships and affair
Allu Arjun was just a kid when he was cast in this uncredited role. … and that is why you will never hear about any affairs.
The actor got married to Sneha Reddy in 2011. Allu Arjun and Sneha Reddy fall in love with each other at their first meet. It was a love at first sight moment for them. The actors dated each other and later on got married.
After playing as a child artist in Vijetha in 1985 and as a dancer in Daddy in 2001, he made his adult debut in Gangotri.
He then appeared in Sukumar’s Arya. The film proved to be his breakthrough.The film was a critical and commercial success, grossing over ₹30 crore, with a production budget of ₹4 crore.
He next starred in V. V. Vinayak’s Bunny playing the eponymous lead, a college student. Being successful at the box office, critics praised his efforts, mannerisms and dancing.
He then starred in Puri Jagannadh’s action film Desamuduru; the film was a commercial success.His next film was Bhaskar’s Parugu. Allu Arjun won his first Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu and his second Nandi Special Jury Award.
Allu Arjun next starred in Sukumar’s action comedy Arya 2. A spiritual sequel to the romantic action film Arya (2004).He received his fourth nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu for his performance in the film.
He had two releases in 2010. The first was Gunasekhar’s Varudu, his second release of the year was the highly-acclaimed hyperlink anthology film Vedam. He achieved his second Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu for the performance in the film.
He next appeared in V. V. Vinayak’s action film Badrinath in 2011.After Badrinath, he signed Trivikram Srinivas’s action comedy film Julayi in 2011. It was released in 2012. He was nominated for the SIIMA Award for Best Actor (Telugu), for his performance in the film.
The next year, he starred in Puri Jagannadh’s action thriller Iddarammayilatho. The film marks his second and last collaboration, with Puri Jagannadh after Desamuduru.
His next film was Surender Reddy’s Race Gurram. He joined the production of the film in May 2013. The film was successful at the box office, with the film being Allu’s first ₹100 crore grosser.
Allu Arjun produced and acted in a short film I Am That Change, which was released in August 2014.It was screened in theaters across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Allu Arjun next appeared in Trivikram Srinivas’s S/O Satyamurthy in 2015, which was released on 9 April 2015. The film was a commercial success, with critics praising his performance.
In 2016, he acted in Sarrainodu, directed by Boyapati Srinu. Although the film received negative reviews for the screenplay and story, it was a major commercial success at the box office, grossing over ₹127.6 crore.
In the year 2018 in May, his film under the direction of writer turned director Vakkantham Vamsi, Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India was released.Upon release, the film received mixed reviews and was successful at the box office.
Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo and beyond
In December 2018, his next project Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo was announced, with Trivikram Srinivas as the director. Allu Arjun’s performance received highly positive reviews.The film his career’s highest grosser and stands among the highest-grossing Telugu films. Allu Arjun’s dance performance in the song “Butta Bomma” received wide response.
In 2021, he re-united with Sukumar, after nearly a decade for Pushpa: The Rise.The film is based on the red sanders smuggling in the Seshachalam Hills in Andhra Pradesh and Allu Arjun plays Pushpa Raj, a coolie-turned-smuggler. The film proved to be a major commercial success, grossing over ₹3.5 billion and emerged as the highest grossing Indian film in 2021.
Other Work and media image
His popularity was documented in two Telugu music videos.
Allu Arjun is the celebrity endorser for a number of brands and products, including Hero MotoCorp, RedBus, Hotstar, Frooti, OLX, Colgate, 7 Up, Joyalukkas and Lot Mobiles.
He has been as a celebrity ambassador for India’s premier Kabaddi tournament Pro Kabaddi League.
He is an active promoter and a celebrity brand ambassador for his father Allu Aravind-founded over-the-top media service, Aha.
In 2021, he played the role of Guru in the Dream Vault Media-produced advertising campaign video, for Rapido. Following the release of the ad film, the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation sent a legal notice to both the actor and the Rapido company, for showing TSRTC in a bad-light. Soon after, the company has edited the video (ad film).
Allu Arjun is also a charcoal artist. He started a campaign against the smoking of tobacco, in 2021. He said that “I wanted to draw people’s attention towards the ill-effects of smoking.”
Misleading advertisement Controversy
A case was filed on Pan India actor Allu Arjun over endorsing an advertisement for an educational institution. Kotha Upender Reddy demanded stringent action against Allu Arjun and Sri Chaitanya Educational Institutions for misleading the public.
In past, Allu Arjun have faced controversies for endorsing zomato.
‘Drink and Drive’ Controversy
Back in the day, Allu Arjun was reportedly caught by the cops for drinking and driving. A video from the same went viral when Arjun was allegedly ‘arguing’ with the cops and refused to take a test on the breath analyser.
He is a recipient of several awards including six Filmfare Awards and three Nandi Awards.
In 2008, he won his first Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu for the romantic drama Parugu.
His performances as a lower-class cable operator in Vedam and as a carefree street smart man in Race Gurram won him two Filmfare Awards for Best Actor – Telugu.
He also won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of prince Gona Ganna Reddy in Rudhramadevi.
He received high acclaim for his performance in Pushpa: The Rise.The film also earned him his fourth Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu.
Allu Arjun was featured in the GQ in their listing of the most influential young Indians of 2020.
He has appeared in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list since 2014.
He is the ‘Most Searched Male Celebrity’ in 2020 on Yahoo! India.
Allu Arjun was the most searched Telugu film actor on Google Search, for several times.
Arjun became the 19th most searched Asian on Google Mid Year 2022.
Allu Arjun Net Worth
Allu Arjun has a net worth of around $47 Million (Rs. 370 Crore INR).
According to DNA, Allu Arjun took home a hefty paycheck of Rs 32 crore for his blockbuster release Pushpa: The Rise. His annual and monthly income, Allu Arjun is one of the highest-paid actors and earns Rs 2 crore and Rs 24 crore monthly and yearly, respectively.
|Net Worth||$ 47 M|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||370 crores INR|
|Monthly Income And Salary||3 crores +|
|Yearly Income||36 crores +|
|Income Source||movies, brand endorsements|
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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
1. What is the Net worth of Allu Arjun ?
Ans. Allu Arjun is an Indian actor who has a Net Worth is $ 47 Million (Rs. 370 crores).
2. How tall is Allu Arjun ?
Ans. Allu Arjun is 5 feet 8 inches tall.
3. How old is Allu Arjun ?
Ans. Allu Arjun is 40 years old.
4. Who is Allu Arjun married to?
Ans. Allu Arjun married Sneha Reddy in Hyderabad.
5. How much did Allu Arjun charge for Pushpa ?
Ans. In part one of the ‘Pushpa’, director Sukumar locked the deal at Rs. 18 crore, while Rashmika charged Rs. 2 crore and Allu Arjun asked for Rs. 50 crore
6. How did Allu Arjun and Sneha meet?
Ans. Allu Arjun met Sneha Reddy at a common friend’s wedding and they had their love at first sight moment.