Megastar Chiranjeevi celebrates his 61st birthday on Aug. 22 and Akkineni Nagarjuna, Allu Arjun and a host of other Telugu celebs shared their photos with him and showered wishes upon him.
Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad, better known by his stage name Chiranjeevi, was born in Mogalthur, a small village near Narsapur on Aug. 22, 1955. He began his acting career with "Punadhirallu" in 1978, but its release was delayed for a year. "Pranam Khareedu" was his first film to be released in theatres. Later, he went to deliver many blockbuster movie and became a mega star of the Telugu film industry.
Having starred in 149 films, Chiranjeevi plunged into politics and also started his own political outfit called Praja Rajyam Party. Later, he merged his party with Congress and became a Union Minister. After the fall of the party in 2014 elections, the actor is set to make a grand comeback to silver screen with his 150th movie titled "Khaidi No 150."
"Khaidi No 150" has been creating ripples in the media and the mega family fans are desperately waiting for its release. The makers of the film are releasing its first look as a birthday gift to Chiranjeevi. On this occasion hashtags -- â€ª#â€ŽHBDMegastarChiranjeevi and â€ª#â€ŽKhaidiNo150 â€“ are trending on Twitter, Facabook and other social networking sites.
Several celebs from Tollywood shared their pictures with megastar Chiranjeevi and showered wishes upon him on their Twitter handle. Here are their comments and photos:
Nagarjuna Akkineni: Wishing #Chiranjeevi garu many many happy returns of the day and a blockbuster 150 th movie
Allu Arjun: Birthday Wishes to our one & only âï¸MEGASTAR âï¸
Akhil Akkineni: Wishing the one and only megastar Chiranjeevi Garu a very happy birthday ! Exciting year ahead !
Ram Charan: â€ª#â€ŽHBDMegastarChiranjeevi From Team â€ª#â€ŽKhaidiNo150...Here is a small surprise for you guys!
Sundeep Kishan: Wishing the one and only Megastar "Chiranjeevi" garu a very very Happy Bday :) love you sir and always will :)
Actor Aadi: Happy birthday #HBDMegaStar garu :)
Ramya Krishnan: Wishing our mega star Chiranjeevi garu a very happy birthday.....stay blessed...
Rakul Preet: Wishing a veryyyyy happpy bday to one of d most humble people I know , one n only MEGASTAR Chiranjeevi sir!! such a pleasure knowing u!!
Thaman Shivakumar: Many more happy returns to the legend our industry's ' Gang leader 'king #megastar Chiranjeevi gaaru God bless â¤ï¸
Sumanth: Happy Birthday #Chiranjeevi garu! Looking forward to #Chiru150
Anil Ravipudi: Happy birthday to MEGASTAR Chiranjeevi garu...All the best to 150 th film...#Khaidi no 150
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Bobby: Goosebumps.. Happy Birthday to Undisputed king of TFI.
Charmme Kaur: Happy birthday #Chiranjeevi garu... can't wait to watch u on silver screen again
Koratala Siva: Best wishes to chiranjeevi gaaru. Happy birthday sir
Harish Shankar: Mega ..Mega.. Mega .... Happy Returns to One & Only... Chiranjeevi Gaaru ... "The King of Cinema "
Kona Venkat: Happy birthday to one and only mega star
Devi Sri Prasad: HAPPIEST MUSICAL BDAY 2 d 1 n only MEGASTAR!! Wished him at 12 along wit my team singin "HAPPYBDAY" over phoneâ¤ï¸
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Sudheer Varma: Happy Birthday to our Mega Star
Lavanya: Happy birthday sir!!