Ram Charan is an Indian film actor, dancer, producer, businessman and entrepreneur, who works in Telugu cinema. He won two Nandi Awards, two South Filfare awards, two CineMAA Awards, and two Santosham Best Actor Awards. Charan is one of the highest paid actors in Tollywood. In 2016, he established his production house called Konidela Production Company. He is one of the highest paid Telugu actors in the country.
Real Name : Konidela Ram Charan Tej
Nickname : Cherry
Profession : Actor
Date of Birth : 27 March 1985
Age (as in 2015) : 30 Years
Birth Place : Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign : Aries
Nationality : Indian
Hometown : Hyderabad, Telangana, India
School : Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan School, Chennai
College Not Known
Educational Qualifications : Dropout
Father- Chiranjeevi (Actor)
Mother- Surekha Konidela
Sisters- Sushmita (Elder) and Srija (Younger)
Religion : Hindu
Hobbies : Cooking, reading and horse riding
Physical Stats & More
Height : 5’ 8.5”
Weight : 75 kg
– Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 30 Inches
– Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye Color : Brown
Hair Color : Light Brown
Debut : Chirutha (2007)
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status : Married
Affairs/Girlfriends : Not Known
Wife : Upasana Kamineni
Salary : 12 Crore/film (INR)
Net Worth : $2 million
After the success of Dhruva movie, Ram charan has signed three new projects. One is with director Sukumar’s village-backdrop subject which will be produced by Mytri Movie makers. The second is with Koratala Siva and will start after Mahesh Babu movie. For the third Ram Charan might team up with Mani Ratnam. They were supposed to work for ‘Ok Bangaram’ but Cherry turned down the script.
2013 Zanjeer (Hindi)
2014 Govindudu Andarivadele
2015 Bruce Lee
2017 Khaidi No. 150 (Producer)
Some lesser known facts about Ram Charan
- Ram Charan’s first Telugu movie “Chirutha” was a flop but his next film “Magadheera” was a huge hit and ran for 757 days at a cinema theatre.
- He comes from a filmy background as his father Chiranjeevi is a prolific Telugu actor and his grandfather Allu Rama Lingaiah was a comedian and freedom fighter. Actor Rana Daggubati is his childhood friend.
- Famous actor Pawan Kalyan is his uncle and Allu Arjun is his cousin.
- Before acting, he wanted to pursue his career in Automobile Engineering.
- He learned the acting skills from Mumbai’s Kishore Namit’s acting classes.
- He does ad commercial for Pepsi, while his father Chiranjeevi for Thumps Up.
- He is involved in an airlines business called “Turbo Megha Airways.”
- He is the owner of a Polo Team in Hyderabad called “Ram Charan Hyderabad Polo Riding Club”.
- His wife, Upasana Kamineni is the vice-chairman of Apollo Charity and chief editor of B Positive magazine.
- His father Chiranjeevi is a huge fan of Amitabh Bachchan and always wanted to share screen space with him. But, coincidentally his son was able to work on the remake of Amitabh’s, Zanjeer.