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Arjun

OCCUPATION

Actor

LANGUAGE

Telugu

BORN

08 Apr, 1983 Chennai.

RESIDENCE

Film Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Allu Arjun

Allu Arjun is an Indian film actor who primarily works in Telugu cinema. After playing child artist in Vijetha and as a dancer in Daddy, Arjun made his adult debut in Gangotri.

Arjun then appeared in Sukumar 's debut film Arya. His role in Arya was his breakthrough, earning a first Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award nomination and he won a Special Jury award at the Nandi Awards ceremony, two CineMAA Awards for Best Actor and Best Actor Jury and the film was a critical and commercial success.He next starred in V. V. Vinayak's Bunny playing the role of Bunny, a college student. Critics praised his mannerisms and dancing. His next film was A. Karunakaran's musical love story Happy. He then starred in Puri Jagannadh's action film Desamuduru, in which he played the role of Bala Govindam, a fearless journalist who falls with a woman with a darker past. He is one of the most-sought after actors in Telugu Cinema. He won five Filmfare Awards South and two Nandi Awards till date.

In 2014, he appeared in a cameo in Vamsi Paidipally's Yevadu. The Hindu wrote "Allu Arjun shows what an actor can do even in a short role, in the few minutes he packs his experience, internalises the character and makes an impressive exit even as he loses his identity." His next film was Surender Reddy's Race Gurram in which he played the role of a carefree guy. The Deccan Chronicle wrote "Allu Arjun definitely steals the show with his energetic performance. He is good with his comedy timing and has also improved a lot as an actor. He actually carries the film on his shoulders. His dancing skills are utilised well too" He won third time Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award.

Arjun produced and acted in a short film I Am That Change (2014) to spread awareness on individual social responsibility. The movie was directed by Sukumar which was screened in theatres across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on 15 August 2014. He acted in Trivikram Srinivas's S/O Satyamurthy which was released on 9 April 2015. Later he acted in Guna Sekhar's Rudhramadevi which is the first Indian 3D historical film. For Rudhramadevi, he won Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Telugu and became the only actor to win both Filmfare Award for Best Actor - Telugu and Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor - Telugu. Later, he acted in Sarainodu directed by Boyapati Srinu. In 2016, he collaborated with producer Dil Raju for 3rd time for Duvvada Jagannadham. In June 2017 he started shooting for 'Naa Peru Surya - Naa Illu India'. under the direction of writer turned director 'Vakkantham Vamsi'. Vakkantham Vamsi provided story for Allu Arjun's 2014 Blockbuster 'Racegurram'. 'Naa Peru Surya - Naa Illu India' is slated for a release on Sankranthi, 2018.

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