Original Name : Allu Arjun
Born : April 8 , 1983
Birth Place: Chennai , Tamil Nadu , India
Nationality: Indian
Profession: Actor
Pet Name: Bunny
Schooling :Chennai
Father: Allu Aravind (Mega Producer)
Elder Brother Allu Venkatesh and Younger brother Allu Sirish
Before cinema:Graphic Animator
Hobbies :Music, Dance, Watching movies, Reading
Colours: Black, White, Silver
Book: Oh Life, Relax Please
Vehicle: Scorpio, Safari, Seora
Dream Project : Movies like Gang Leader, Indra
Hero : Chiranjeevi
Heroine :Rani Mukharjee
Singers : Hariharan , K.K., Shanker Mahadevan

He was first noticed when he made a special appearance in his uncle Chiranjeevi's film Daddy that was produced by his father.His dance abilities in the film amazed the audience and offers started pouring in. He was actually director Teja's first choice for Jayam. As Allu Arjun declined the role, it eventually went to Nitin and the film was huge hit.His first film as a leading man, "Gangotri", directed by veteran director K. Raghavendra Rao, was a hit. His second film "Arya" was a 2004 blockbuster. It was Arjun's first major hit. His third film, "Bunny" was also a hit. His fourth film, "Happy" didn't reach the expectations and turned out to be an average film. However, the film made decent profits in the United States.

In 2007, his next release with Puri Jagannadh, Desamuduru, proved to be a big hit at box office and the first hit of the year in Telugu. The film is the best in Arjun's career so far.

Early career

Allu Arjun was born in Chennai, India. His first lead role was in Gangotri, directed by K.Raghavendra Rao.[1] His second role was in Arya, released in 2004, which became a big success at the box office.[2] It was the role that first made him famous.

In 2005, his third film Bunny was released.It's a good hit for Allu Arjun.He had a hatrick of hits. His fourth film Happy which was released in 2006, had a bad run at Box Office.[3] The film did, however, manage to make a decent profit in the Indian movie scene in the U.S.[4]

Success: 2007 - present

In 2007, his fifth film, Desamuduru, directed by Puri Jagannadh, proved to be a box office hit[5] and the first hit[6] of the year in Tollywood. The movie grossed 6.58 crores in the first week of its release. This box-office take remains the highest so far in his career. In the same year, he also made a guest appearance in his uncle Chiranjeevi's film, Shankar Dada Zindabad.

In May 2008, his sixth film Parugu, directed by Bhaskar, was released.[7] All of Allu Arjun's movies have been translated and dubbed into Malayalam. Desamudrudu was renamed Hero and Parugu was renamed Krishna and Gangotri was renamed Simhakutty(lioncub). This made him accessible to audiences in the state of Kerala, where he has been well-received.

For 2009, Arjun had only one release, Arya 2, which had the same story line of the 2004 hit film Arya, which also starred Arjun in the lead role. The film was directed by Sukumar who directed the first film. Kajal Agarwal, Navdeep, and Shraddha Das co-star with Arjun in Arya 2. The movie was not able to make it at the box-office. The movie got mixed responses and was eventually declared as a hit. He did a mega budget movie named Varudu directed by gunasekhar and it was released in 2010 and it was his third disappointment in his career.It had a budget of 18 crores. After he completed the Gunasekhar film, he did an all-star feature, Vedam with Manoj Kumar and the actress Anushka Shetty, directed by Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi (known for his famous film, Gamyam). It has received positive reviews. It was rated 3.5/5 in many sites. He delivered his career best action in Vedam.

As of September 2009, Geetha Arts, the production banner owned by his father Allu Aravind, is planning to produce a mega budget movie. The titled “Badrinath” is in consideration. It is written by Chinni Krishna. It will be directed by V V Vinayak and will be acting along with Thammana . The estimated budget of the movie is Rs 35 crores. The movie is expected to begin in July 2010.[8]


Filmfare Awards South
  • 2008 : Best Telugu Actor for Parugu
Nandi Awards
  • 2008: Special Jury Award for Parugu
  • 2004: ((Nandi special Jury Award|Special Jury Award))for ((Aarya))
Santosham Film Awards
  • 2005: Best Young Performer for Arya
  • 2006: Best Young Performer for Bunny


Year Film Role Co-Stars Awards
1983 Vijetha Master Allu Venkatesh
2002 Daddy Gopi Special appearance
2003 Gangotri Simhadri Aditi Agarwal, Prakash Raj
2004 Arya Arya Anuradha Mehta, Siva Balaji Winner, Santosham Best Young Performers Award
Winner, Nandi Award for Special Jury
2005 Bunny Bunny Gowri Munjal, Prakash Raj,
Sarath Kumar
Winner, Santosham Best Young Performers Award
2006 Happy Bunny Genelia D'Souza, Manoj Bajpai
2007 Desamuduru Bala Govind Hansika Motwani
Shankardada Zindabad
Special appearance
2008 Parugu Krishna Sheela, Poonam Bajwa,
Prakash Raj
Winner, Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award
Winner, Nandi Special Jury Award
2009 Arya 2 Arya Kajal Aggarwal, Navdeep Nominated, Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award
2010 Varudu Sandeep Bhanu Sri Mehra, Arya (actor)
Vedam Anandha Raja Manoj Manchu, Anushka Shetty
2011 Badhrinaadh Badhrinaadh Tamannaah Bhatia

1 comment:

Rajat kumar said...

I think..........that Mr.Prefect is only Allu arjun................
u r my favourite actor,,,,,,,,,,,,
i pratice ur dances..........

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