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Pawan Kalyan

Power Star Pawan Kalyan is an Indian film actor, martial artist, director, screenwriter, stunt coordinator and choreographer, who is best known in Tollywood. He made his acting debut with 1996 film Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi.

But he gained fame with 1998 movie Tholi Prema, which earned him National Film Award for Best Feature Film. Apart from acting Pawan also produce movies under Anjana Productions and Pawan Kalyan Creative Works. He was last seen in the movie Katamarayudu.


Pawan Kalyan was born as Konidala Kalyan Babu on 2 September 1971, in Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh. During his 10th class, he has given vocie over for a kid, in his brother Chiranjeevi's movie. Pawan is a trained martial artist with a black belt in Karate. In October 2007, Kalyan has started an organization called 'Common Man Protection Force(CMPF)'. He has endorsed Cola company and was the brand ambassador of Pepsi in Andhra Pradesh.

Personal Profile

Birth name : Konidala Kalyan Babu
Name : Pawan Kalyan
Birthplace : Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh
Date of birth : 2 September 1971
Age : 46 years
Height : 5'10"
Weight : 68 kgs
Education/Qualification : Intermediate
Zodiac sign : Virgo
Spouses : Anna Lezhneva (present), Renu Desai (2009-'13), Nandini (1997-'08)
Children : Akira Nandan and Aadhya
Debut/First movie : Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi
Caste : Naidu

Latest news

Pawan Kalyan's 25th film is being directed by Trivikram, which features Keerthy Suresh and Anu Emmanuel in female leads. It is being produced by S Radhakrishna and Anirudh Ravichander is the music composer. If sources are to be believed, the film is titled as 'Agnatavasi' and will participate in Sankranthi festive race.


Pawan Kalyan got married for three times. He first married Nandini on 17 May 1997 and separated in 2007. Later, he dated actress Renu Desai and tied knot on 28 January 2009, but got divorced in 2015. The couple has a son Akira Nandan Konidala and daughter Aadhya Konidala.

Once again Pawan has married actress Anna Lezhneva in December 2013 and has a daughter Polena. Buzz is that, Pawan and Lezhneva are expecting their second child in October 2017.


Konidela Kalyan Babu was born to Venkata Rao and Anjana Devi. He is the younger brother of actor-politician Chiranjeevi and Nagendra Babu. Film stars Ram Charan Teja, Allu Arjun, Allu Sirish, Allu Aravind, Varun Tej, Niharika Konidela, Sai Dharam Tej are his relations.

Film career

Pawan Kalyan Babu steped into Telugu film industry with the 1996 film "Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi" with his birth name Kalyan Babu. In 1998, Tholi Prema was released and has won a National Award and six Nandi Awards. He has acted in the film Thammudu, which was one of the biggest hits and helped him to build a loyal fan base.

Later Kalyan was seen in the films like Johnny, Gudumba Shankar, Balu, Bangaram, Annavaram, which didn't hit the box-office. In 2012, Pawan was seen in Gabbar Singh, which was the highest grossing film. His 2013 movie Attharintiki Daaredhi was a block buster. He was seen as lord Krishna in Gopala Gopala.

Political career

Buzz is that, Pawan Kalyan is soon to quit films and will be fully active in politics from October 2017. He will be contesting in 2019 elections from his own political party 'Janasena', which was registered on 10 March 2014. He has campaigned extensively for Telugu Desam Party and BJP combine in Andhra and Telangana.


1996 Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi
1997 Gokulamlo Seetha
1998 Suswagatham
1998 Tholi Prema
1999 Thammudu
2000 Badri
2001 Kushi
2003 Johnny (Director)
2004 Shankar Dada MBBS (Special Appearance)
2008 Jalsa
2011 Theenmaar
2012 Gabbar Singh
2013 Attarintiki Daredi
2016 Sardaar Gabbar Singh
2017 Katamarayudu
2017 Untitled Trivikram Srinvas Film

Awards and Nominations

2013 - Filmfare Award for Best Actor
2013 - SIIMA Award for Best Actor
2013 - CineMAA Award for Best Actor
2001 - Sivaranjani Award for Best Actor
2013 - Big Telugu Entertainment Award for Best Actor

Playback singer

1999 Thammudu
2001 Kushi
2003 Johnny
2004 Gudumba Shankar
2011 Panjaa
2013 Attarintiki Daredi

Choreography/Songs Visualization

2000 Badri
2001 Kushi
2003 Johnny
2004 Gudumba Shankar
2006 Annavaram
2011 Panjaa

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