Allu Arjun (Telugu:అల్లు అర్జున్), born April 8, 1983 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India is a Telugu film actor
Early life He was born to Allu Aravind is a Telugu film producer. He is the nephew of a famous Telugu actor Chiranjeevi. He is also the grandson of the Telugu comedic actor Allu Ramalingaiah. His cousin Ram Charan Teja is also a 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
Early Career Allu Arjun's debut as an actor, was in a Telugu movie named Daddy which was produced by his father. His first movie where he played the lead actor was Gangotri which was directed by K.Raghavendra Rao. His second film Arya, which was released in 2004 was a hit at the box office. It was Arjun's first major hit. In 2005, his third film Bunny was released. His fourth film Happy which was released in 2006 did not prove to be as successful as his previous ones. The film managed to make a decent profit in the Indian movie scene in the U.S.
Success: 2007 - present In 2007, his fifth film, Desamuduru, directed by Puri Jagannadh, proved to be a box office hit and the first hit of the year in Tollywood. This movie grossed 12.58 crores and a share of Rs. 9.5 crores worldwide in the first week of its release. This opening remains his highest so far in his career. In the same year, he also made a guest appearance in his uncle, Chiranjeevi's film, Shankardada Zindabad.
In May 2008, his sixth film Parugu was released, which was directed by Bhaskar.
All of Allu Arjun's movies except Gangotri were translated into Malyalam. Desamudrudu was renamed to Hero and Parugu was renamed to Krishna when dubbed. This helped him gain some popularity in the state of Kerala where his movies were received well