For Bollywood followers and lovers, Allu Arjun might be an unfamiliar name. However, one look at his face and you would definitely say, “oh yes! He looks familiar, isn’t he a big name in the South Indian film industry?” And while saying, so if you happen to be around any Telugu film lover, you’ll come to know just how huge a fan following he has. He has been a part of the Telugu film industry since his childhood and has now gone to become one of the most popular and sought after lead actors down South.
Besides being a superstar and a great actor though, there are many qualities about this known name and face, which make him a true hero both on and off the screen. Here is a look at some of the offbeat things about Allu Arjun.
Made his debut at just two years of age
The man who is now a phenomenal actor has his roots going way back. He actually made his film debut when he was just 2 years old. At such a young age, most of us have barely even begun to walk and talk.
An entry with a bang
Though Arjun Reddy made his debut with Gangotri (for which he won critical acclaim and awards), it was his role in Arya that got him the breakthrough. It earned him his first Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award nomination and he won a Special Jury award at the Nandi Awards ceremony, two CineMAA Awards for Best Actor and Best Actor Jury and the movie was a critical and commercial success.
No big celebrations on birthday
While most celebrities and people like us make birthdays a star-studded affair and a big celebrations this actor is an exception as he celebrates his special day with mentally challenged children. He also donates blood on that day and requests everyone to do the same.
Popular in Kerala as well
Not only in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Puducherry, but Allu Arjun has got a following in Kerala too. His popularity is so huge that he dubbed himself as ‘Mallu Arjun’ and is the only Telugu actor to have all of his movies dubbed in Malayalam.
Photographer and a charcoal artist
If you thought acting is his only creative streak, then you’re in for a surprise as Allu Arjun is also a photographer and an charcoal artist. He indulges himself in photography to de-stress as he feels that photography helps him express his feelings. He also sketches whenever he finds the time to do so and loves paintings of human anatomy & architecture drawings.
If the above fact made you respect him more, this one will blow your mind. The actor is a good keyboard player too.
Actor cum singer
He turned singer for his movie Sarrainodu in which he reportedly crooned for an EDM track composed by music director Thaman.
Owns a nightclub
He started a nightclub named 800 Jubilee in 2016, in collaboration with M Kitchens and Buffalo Wild Wings.
He acted in the short movie “I am that change” to spread awareness and social responsibility.
Isn’t he an all round star? Do you know any other such interesting trivia about Allu Arjun? Let us know in the comments!