Pawan Kalyan

Pawan Kalyan is a Tollywood actor, producer, director, screenwriter and writer. The actor is the younger brother of Chiranjeevi. He has worked in over 25 films making his debut in the industry in 1996 with Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi. He won many awards including National Award, Filmfare and Nandi Awards. He was also listed 26th in the Forbes India list of top celebrities of 2013. The Pawan Kalyan ventured into politics in 2014 founding the Jana Sena Party. The actor

also had authored a book names ISM, which is also said to be the ideology of his political party. The actor has been married three times: To Nandini, Renu Desai and Anna Lezhneva. The actor is known for his hit films Kushi, Tammudu, Toliprema, Gabbar Singh and Jalsa.

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Pawan Kalyan to reprise Amitabh Bachchan's role in Pink Telugu remake

The Telugu version of Pink is being produced by Dil Raju along with Boney Kapoor. The film is being directed by Sriram Venu.

Pawan Kalyan: Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy is a relevant film today

Pawan Kalyan said that Chiranjeevi starrer Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy is a very relevant film today as it reminds us of the greatness of the country.


Telangana: Pawan Kalyan, Congress leaders ask parties to oppose uranium mining in tiger reserve area

Kalyan said that uranium mining would generate radon, a product of radioactive decay of uranium, which can cause lung cancer and kidney problems.

Jagan sweeps Andhra Pradesh; leaves Naidu clueless

As results are flowing in, YSR Congress is leading in 24 of the 25 parliament seats and in the assembly Jagan is leading in 150 of the 175 seats.

Kapu agitation in Andhra Pradesh is for political dominance and economic mobility

The pertinent question in this election season is whether Pawan Kalyan can satisfy the Kapu elite’s desire for political dominance as well as address the concerns of youth who flock to his rallies.

Pawan Kalyan's poll campaign revolves around this tiny fishing village in Andhra Pradesh

For the approximately 20,000 voters of Gangavaram, pollution is a major issue, as a result of which it is one of the core issues of Jana Sena chief and actor Pawan Kalyan’s election campaign


Jana Sena's JD Lakshmi Narayana: Alliance with BSP reflects party’s intention

V V Lakshmi Narayana, popularly known as JD or Joint Director, was the CBI’s joint director in Andhra Pradesh when YSRCP chief Jagan Mohan Reddy was sent to jail for 16 months in a disproportionate assets case in 2012.

Jana Sena president Pawan Kalyan to contest from two Andhra assembly constituencies

His brother, Chiranjeevi, who founded the Prajarajyam Party, had also contested from two places -- Palacole and Tirupati -- in 2009. He had, however, lost Palacole and won in Tirupati.

Explained: Who is Pawan Kalyan, and what is the Jana Sena?

Actor-turned-politician Konidela Pawan Kalyan belongs to the Kapu community, but he says it would be a mistake to call the Jana Sena a Kapu party, or assume that his party is seeking Kapu votes.

Can Pawan Kalyan be the game changer in Andhra Pradesh politics?

Pawan Kalyan's party Jana Sena's debut is being watched with a rare mix of curiosity and alacrity. It can upset many an applecart. Pawan's political base is the numerous Kapu community - a significant force in Andhra Pradesh.

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Pawan Kalyan turns 48: Rare photos of Power Star

Pawan Kalyan birthday: As Pawan Kalyan aka Power Star turns 48, here is a look at rare photos from Express Archives.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Balakrishna, Samantha Akkineni, Pawan Kalyan and others cast their vote

As voting began in 91 Lok Sabha constituencies across 20 states in the first of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise, actors like Allu Arjun, Samantha Akkineni, Nandamuri Balakrishna and others urged people to go out and vote.