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Allu Arjun is an Indian film actor who primarily works in Telugu cinema. After playing as a child artist in Vijetha and as a dancer in Daddy, Arjun made his adult debut in Gangotri. Allu Arjun is the nephew of the famous Telugu actor Chiranjeevi. He is also the grandson of the Telugu comedy actor Allu Ramalingaiah. His cousin Ram Charan Teja is also a young and upcoming Tollywood actor. He has two siblings – an older brother named Allu Venkatesh, and a younger brother named Allu Sirish. He now lives in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, with his family. He is a good dancer in Tollywood like his uncle.

Allu Arjun

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Allu Arjun Biography

Real NameAllu Arjun
Nickname(s)Bunny, Stylish Star
Height(approx)In centimetres: 175 cm
In metres: 1.75 cm
In feet&inches: 5’9″
Weight(approx)In kilograms: 69 kg
In pounds: 152 lbs
Body Measurements(approx)Chest: 42 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourLight Brown
DOB8 April, 1983
Age (as in 2022)38 years
Birth placeChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac SignAries
HometownHyderabad, India
SchoolSt. Patrick School, Chennai
CollegeMSR College, Hyderabad
Educational QualificationsBBA
DebutFilm Debut: Vijetha (1985, as a child artist)
Gangotri (2003)
FamilyFather: Allu Aravind (Produce)
Mother: Nirmala
Brothers: Allu Sirish(Actor) and Allu Venkatesh
Sister: N/A
Caste/CommunityKapu Community
Address8-2-293/82/a/1348, Jubilee Hills Co-operative Society, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad
He has 2 houses in Hyderabad.
Cars CollectionAllu Arjun has a huge love for automobiles and has an incredible collection of cars. 
His car collection includes Range Rover SUV, BMW X6, Vanity Van.
HobbiesCollecting antique things, reading, photography, drawing
Controversies* There was a buzz in 2013 about his divorce to Sneha but was later denied by him.
* Actress Anasuya’s old video was trimmed and published on social media when she was bashing Allu for his supposed ugly looks in his film “Gangotri.”
Food(s)Thai and Mexican Cuisine
ActressRani Mukherjee
FilmIndra (Telugu)
BookWho Moved My Cheese by Dr. Spenser Johnson
Marrital StatusMarried
WifeSneha Reddy
ChildrenDaughter: Allu Arha (born in 2016)

Son: Allu Ayaan (born in 2014)

Allu Arjun: Early Life, Family and Background

Allu Arjun was born into a Hindu-Telugu family on 8  April 1983(Friday) in Hyderabad, India. His father Allu Arvind is a film producer while his mother Nirmala is a homemaker. He has two brothers, Allu Venkatesh is an elder and Allu Sirish is the younger who is an actor. He is the nephew of renowned Telugu actor Chiranjeevi. Furthermore, He is the grandson of famous Telugu comedy actor Allu Ramalingaiah. His cousin Ram Charan Teja is also a famous Tollywood actor

Allu Arjun is an Indian film actor who works in Telugu cinema. He is known for his dancing abilities, he is got five Filmfare Awards South and three Nandi Awards. After his debut in Gangotri, Allu appeared in Sukumar-directed Arya which earned him Nandi Special Jury Award. Allu Arjun’s wife’s name is Sneha Reddy, who is a famous businessman. C. Shekhar is the daughter of Reddy. Allu Arjun was married on 6 March 2011 to Sneha Reddy and now has two children, son Ayan and daughter Arha.

Allu Arjun: Career

Allu first made his debut in the film Vijetha as a child artist and then as a dancer in the film Daddy but however, his adult debut was in the movie Gangotri which was released on 28 March 2003 and was directed by K. Raghavendra Rao and cinematography by Chota K. Naidu. And Allu Arjun for his performance in this movie received Santosham’s Best Young Performers Award and CineMAA Award for Best Male Debut.

Arjun then appeared in Sukumar’s movie Arya. And for his role in Arya, he received his first breakthrough in the film industry and lead him to gain more fans and he also received many special and most privileged awards for his role in the movie. And this film was commercially hit and was loved by many and ultimately leading to the success of Allu Arjun.

He then started in V. V. Vinayak’s movie Bunny in which he played the role of Bunny, as a college student and this film become a huge success and Allu Arjun till today has been recognized for his role in this movie particularly for his attitude and mannerism in this film and this film is the one which gave him the special name as Bunny and took him into the path of success.

And a shocking fact is that Allu Arjun even made his appearance in the famous movie named Shankar Dada Zindabad before he made his role in the film Arya. And then he acted in various films with different directors, producers, and technicians leading him to gain experience and which let him receive many awards.

He not only gained fans in the Telugu industry but also in the Malayalam and Tamil industry, and especially in the Malayalam industry where he is being loved by his fans out there and they call him Mallu Arjun. Allu Arjun with his full of energy in the powerful current of love and not to mentions his dance moves that attracted audiences not only in South India but throughout India.

Arjun even produced and acted in the short film I Am That Change (2014), to spread awareness on individual social responsibility. The movie was directed by Sukumar, which was broadcasted in theatres across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on 15 August 2014.

And his commercials hit movies includes Trivikram Srinivas’s S/O Satyamurthy, which was released on 9 April 2015,  Vakkantham VamsiNaa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India was released in 2018, and in 2020 his movie Ala vaikunthapurramuloo was released and the song in this movie butta bomma made a national wide sensation and it is one of the most viewed Telugu songs in the YouTube platform.

Allu also acted in a 3D historical film called Rudhramadevi where he won the film fare award for this role. He is one of the most popular south Indian stars. And his role in the movie iddarammayilatho has a separate fan base down south and the Times of India quoted “True to his tag of a stylish star” for his performance in the movie. And especially the song top lesi poddi in this movie proved that he has a huge fan base and he has impressed everyone with his lightning dance moves.

Allu Arjun Movies

1985VijethaSaratha’s son(Child Artist)
2005BunnyRaja (Bunny)
2007DesamuduruBala Govind
2009Arya 2Arya
2010VedamAnand “Cable Raju” Ra
2012JulayiRavindra Narayan
2013IddarammayilathoSanjay Reddy
2015S/O SatyamurthyViraj Anand
2015RudhramadeviGona Ganna Reddy
2017Duvvada Jagannadham(DJ)Duvvada Jagannadham Shashtri
2018Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu IndiaSurya
2020Ala VaikunthapurramulooBantu
2020Pushpa RajPushpa Raj

Allu Arjun Awards and Achievements

2004Nandi AwardBest Male DebutWon
2004CineMAA AwardBest Male DebutWon
2004Santosham Film AwardBest Young PerformersWon
2004Gemini TV AwardBest ActorWon
2005Santosham Film AwardsBest Young PerformersWon
2005CineMAA AwardsBest ActorWon
2005CineMAA AwardsBest ActorWon
2005Filmfare Awards SouthBest Actor TeluguNominated
2005Nandi AwardsNandi Special JuryWon
2006Santosham Film AwardsBest Young PerformersWon
2008Zee Golden AwardsFavorite Hero of the YearNominated
2009Filmfare AwardsSouth Telugu Best ActorWon
2010South Scope AwardsActor – Stylish MaleWon
2011Nandi AwardsNandi Special JuryWon
2012TSR – TV9 National Film AwardsBest HeroWon
20132nd South Indian International Movie AwardsBest ActorNominated
2014TSR – TV9 National Film AwardsFavorite HeroWon
2014TSR – TV9 National Film AwardsBest HeroWon
2017Critics AwardBest Actor SouthWon
20172nd IIFA UtsavamPerformance in a Supporting Role – MaleWon
2017Â TSR – TV9 National Film AwardsBest Outstanding PerformanceWon

Allu Arjun’s Net Worth

Networth (as in 2022)$47 Million
Networth in Indian RupeesRs. 350 Crore INR
Salary32 Crore+
Monthly Income3 Crore+
Income SourcePrimary Income Source from Acting and Business
Last Updated2022


  • Allu Arjun was not the first choice for Naa Peru Surya, it was offered to Jr NTR who refused for unknown reasons.
  • If he was not acting, He would have been an animator. He even did an internship in animation in Hyderabad.
  • He shot nonstop for more than six months for the film Naa Peru Surya.
  • He was first seen as a child actor in the 1985 Tollywood movie Vijetha, produced by his father Allu Aravind.
Allu Arjun with his wife and children
  • Pooja Hegde is the first heroine that he has done more than one movie with.
  • He is the grandson of Allu Rama Lingaiah who was a great comedian in his times.
  • Nagendra Babu and Pawan Kalyan are among his uncles from the film industry.
  • His Facebook page has around 7 million+ likes which are the highest among South heroes.
  • He donates blood and helps mentally challenged kids on his birthday.
  • If he was not an actor, he would have been in an animation related profession.
  • He is also a charcoal artist.
  • Allu Arjun is the only Telugu actor who has a huge fan following in Kerala.
  • He is a trained Dancer.

Humanitarian works

In 2020, Allu Arjun also donated Rs 1.25 crores to fight against coronavirus. Reportedly, out of this amount, Rs. 50 lakh each will go to Chief Minister Relief funds of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and Rs.25 lakhs will go to Chief Minister Relief funds of Kerala.

  • In 2013, He donated Rs.10 lakh to Uttarakhand disaster relief fund.
  • In 2015, He donated 25 lakhs to Chennai Flood relief.
  • In 2018, He donated Rs 25 lakhs for Kerala flood victims.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Interestingly, despite 'Pushpa' being released on OTT, people are still flocking the theatres to witness the magic of their favourite superstar on the big screen." ... Looking at its success, he decided to release the Hindi dubbed version of another Allu Arjun film, Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo, in theatres on January 26.

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Allu Arjun receives approximately Rs. 10 crore for his films.

Allu Arjun was born into a Hindu-Telugu family of Hyderabad, India. Now, he lives with his family in Hyderabad, Telangana. His father Allu Arvind is a film producer while mother Nirmala is a homemaker.

In one of the interviews actor, Allu Arjun himself said that he is called 'Mallu' Arjun by the Malayali audience and he actually likes it, as the name 'Mallu' Arjun works something like a lucky charm for him.

Allu Anvita is the youngest member of the Allu Ramalingaiah family. Her great grandfather is a great comedian who is well known in Telugu film Industry. She is the first heir of the 3rd generation of Allu's family. Her grandfather is a mega-producer who is the owner of Geeta Art and also have a lot of other business.

Talking about Allu Arjun, who has charged 30-32 crores for 'Pushpa', demanded 2 crores more for the second part.