Megastar Chiranjeevi completed 44 years in the film industry on Thursday and to mark the occasion, he posted a message on his Twitter handle thanking his fans for “boundless love and affection”. He wrote: “Chiranjeevi the actor, as you all know, was born today, September 22, 1978, 44 years ago! I owe this boundless love and affection that I receive from all of you to this day! I have everything thanks to this day! Humiliated and grateful!” followed by folded hands emoticons. He also added hashtags, “Pranam KhareeduSeptember 22, 1978, debut film release”.
Here’s a look:
As you all know, Chiranjeevi the actor was born today, September 22, 1978, 44 years ago! I owe this boundless love and affection that I receive from all of you, to this day!
I owe everything to this day!
— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) September 22, 2022
Chiranjeevi made his acting debut in Telugu cinema with the movie Pranam Khareedu in 1978 and has ruled the film industry ever since. So far, the megastar has appeared in more than 150 films in Telugu and some films in Hindi, Kannada and Tamil. He was also honored with Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian award, for his contribution to Indian cinema.
He is currently preparing for the release of his upcoming movie Godfather, co-starring Salman Khan (in a cameo role) and Nayanthara. Puri Jagannadh, Satyadev Kancharana and Samuthirakani also play pivotal roles in the political action film. Aided by Mohan Raj, the film is slated to hit theaters on October 5.
Watch the teaser here:
Chiranjeevi also has KS Ravindra’s Waltair Veerayya, co-starring Ravi Teja and Shruti Haasan, and Bhola Shankar, starring Tamannaah and Keerthy Suresh. Both films are slated to hit theaters next year.