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Megastar Chiranjeevi Named 'Indian Film Personality of 2022’ At IFFI

Team VC |Monday, 21 Nov 2022 - 10:14 AM

Chiranjeevi IFFI
Chiranjeevi IFFI

‘Bholaa Shankar’ star continues to collect career highs

It’s raining good news for Megastar Chiranjeevi and his family. After delivering a blockbuster hit Godfather, the actor has added yet another feather to his illustrious career.

The Waltair Veerayya actor has been named the ‘Indian Film Personality of 2022’ at the 53rd International Film Festival of India in Goa on November 20. The 53rd edition of the nine-day festival was inaugurated by Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur at Panaji. Several Bollywood actors including Ajay DevgnVarun DhawanParesh RawalSuniel Shetty, and Mrunal Thakur among others attended the opening ceremony. 

Anurag Thakur on Sunday tweeted “He had an illustrious career spanning almost four decades,with over 150 films as an actor,dancer & producer. He is immensely popular in Telegu Cinema w/ incredible performances touching hearts! Congratulations @KChiruTweets.”

Taking to social media Chiru thanked the government and his fans for the honour, he wrote “Greatly Delighted and Humbled at this honour, Sri @ianuragthakur! My deep gratitude to Govt of India @MIB_India @IFFIGoa @Anurag_Office and all my loving fans only because of whom i am here today! (sic)”

For those unaware, Chiranjeevi has acted in more than 150 feature films in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, and Kannada in his career spanning over four decades. The 67-year-old was honoured with the prestigious Padma Bhushan in 2006 and served as union tourism minister between 2012 and 2014He also co-owns a production house ‘Konidela Production Company’ with his son Ram Charan.

 

Updated date:  Monday, 21 Nov 2022 - 2:36 PM

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