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Height: 5' 8.5"
Age: 38 Years
Hometown: Hyderabad

Ram Charan

Bio/Wiki
Full nameKonidela Ram Charan
Other name(s)• Ramcharan Tej Konidala [1]Zauba Corps
• Ram Charan Teja [2]The Times of India
NicknameCherry
Profession(s)Actor, Producer, Social Activist, Businessman
Famous forAppearing in Magadheera (2009) and RRR (2022)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 174 cm
in meters- 1.74 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8.5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutAs an actor:
Telugu film: Chirutha (2007) as Charan
Chirutha's poster
Hindi film: Zanjeer (2013) as ACP Vijay Khanna
Ram Charan with Priyanka Chopra in Zanjeer
As a producer:
Pan-India film: The India House (announced in May 2023)
A poster of The India House
Awards, Honours, Achievements 2008
• Nandi Special Jury Award from the Government of Karnataka for the film Chirutha
Ram Charan posing for a photo with his Nandi Award
• Filmfare Award South in the Best Male Debut – South category for the film Chirutha
Ram Charan receiving the Filmfare Award South for the film Chirutha

2010
• Nandi Special Jury Award from the Government of Karnataka for the film Magadheera
• Filmfare Award South in the Best Actor – Telugu category for the film Magadheera
• Santosham Film Award in the Best Actor category for the film Magadheera
• CineMAA Award in the Best Actor – Male category for the film Magadheera

2015
• Santosham Film Award in the Best Actor category for the film Govindudu Andarivadele
A photo of Ram Charan taken while he was receiving the Santosham Film Award
• Most Admired Celebrity Icon of the Year Award by Ritz
Ram Charan holding his Most Admired Celebrity of the Year Award

2016
• Asiavision Youth Icon Award
Ram Charan receiving the Youth Icon of India Award

2019
• South Indian International Movie Award in the Best Actor (Telugu) category for the film Rangasthalam
• Filmfare Award South in the Best Actor – Telugu category for the film Rangasthalam
Ram Charan posing for a photo with his Filmfare Award South
• Zee Cine Award Telugu in Best Actor in a Leading Role – Male category for the film Rangasthalam

2023
• Spotlight Award from the Hollywood Critics Association for the film RRR
Ram Charan with team of RRR holding the Spotlight Award
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 March 1985 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023)38 Years
BirthplaceMadras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac signAries
SignatureRam Charan's signature
NationalityIndian
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu
School• Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai
• The Lawrence School, Lovedale, Tamil Nadu
• The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet, Hyderabad
College/UniversitySt. Mary’s College, Hyderabad
Educational QualificationB.Com dropout [3]MensXP
ReligionHinduism [4]The Economic Times

Note: Every year, he partakes in Ayyappa Deeksha, a 41-day Hindu religious observance.
CasteKapu [5]The Swaddle
Food HabitVegetarian [6]The Times of India

Note: After his pet dog Brat broke its leg in an accident, Ram vowed to not touch non-vegetarian food.
AddressPlot No 303 N, Road No 25, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
HobbiesCooking, Reading
ControversyManhandling two IT professionals in Hyderabad
In 2013, Ram Charan received a lot of criticism after he asked his bodyguards to assault two software professionals during a verbal spat with them. Ram was reportedly on his way to a lunch party with his wife when he entered into a quarrel with two IT professionals. According to Ram, he had to ask his bodyguards to intervene after the duo started getting aggressive and rude. After the entire ordeal, Ram was criticized for the high-handed way in which he dealt with the situation. [7]International Business Times While giving an interview, Ram said,

"It started getting uncomfortable. I gestured to them to move as it was getting irritable. Instead, they chose to be rude which upset me. Their rude response to me and my wife prompted me to ask my security to deal with them. They were in an excited state, barefoot, and looked slightly haggard."
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsUpasana Kamineni
Ram with Upasana

Note: They came into a relationship while studying together in college.
Marriage Date14 June 2012
Family
Wife/SpouseUpasana Kamineni
From left to right- Indian actor Ram Charan, his wife Upasana Kamineni, Rama Rajamouli, and S. S. Rajamouli at the Academy Awards 2023
ChildrenHe has a daughter named Klin Kaara Konidela (born on 20 June 2023 in Hyderabad [8]NDTV

Note: Ram Charan and his wife, Upasana, named their daughter in a traditional naming ceremony, and the name was inspired by the Lalitha Sahasranamam, a sacred mantra in Hindu religion. [9]The Times of India Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani and his wife, Nita Ambani, reportedly gifted a golden cradle worth Rs 1 crore to the couple's baby. [10]The Economic Times
ParentsFather- Chiranjeevi (well-known Telugu actor)
Mother- Surekha Konidela
Chiranjeevi with his wife Surekha
SiblingsSister(s)- 2
• Sushmita Konidela (elder; costume designer)
• Sreeja Konidela (younger)
Ram Charan with his sisters
Other RelativesMaternal Grandfather- Allu Rama Lingaiah (deceased; comedian, freedom fighter)
Ram Charan's maternal grandfather
Uncle(s)- Nagendra Babu (film producer), Pawan Kalyan (actor), Allu Aravind (producer)
A photo of Chiranjeevi (right), Pawan Kalyan (left), and Nagendra Babu (centre)
Paternal Cousin(s)- Varun Tej (actor), Sai Dharam Tej (actor)
Varun with Ram Charan
Ram with Sai Dharam Tej
Maternal Cousin- Allu Arjun (actor)
Allu Arjun sharing stage with Ram Charan
Favourites
ActorTom Hanks
ActressSridevi, Julia Roberts
FilmBollywood- Khaidi (1983)
Hollywood- Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Gladiator (2000), The Notebook (2004), Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Holiday DestinationsNew Zealand, London
Style Quotient
Car Collection• Rolls-Royce Phantom (Rs. 9.57 crore)
• Mercedes-Benz Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC (Rs. 4 crore)
Ram Charan being greeted for his new Mercedes Maybach GLS600
• Aston Martin V8 Vantage (Rs. 3.2 crore)
• Range Rover Autobiography
Ram Charan driving his Range Rover
• Ferrari Portofino worth (3.50 crore)
Ram Charan sitting on the bonet of his Ferrari with Ranveer Singh
Money Factor
Salary/Income (approx.)Rs. 35 crores per film (2022) [11]The Siasat Daily
Assets/PropertiesA 25,000 square foot mansion in Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad worth Rs. 38 crore
Ram Charan's mansion at the Jubilee Hills
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 1,370 crores (as of 2023)

Ram Charan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ram Charan

  • Ram Charan is an Indian philanthropist, actor, businessman, and film producer, who has predominately worked in Tollywood. Ram is the son of the famous Tollywood actor Chiranjivi. In May 2023, Ram revealed that he would be producing his maiden pan-India film The India House, which is based on the life of a freedom fighter named Veer Savarkar.
  • Ram was passionate about acting since his childhood. While studying at school, he competed in numerous dance and drama shows.

    A photo of Ram Charan taken when he was a child

    A photo of Ram Charan taken when he was a child

  • Ram Charan’s acting in his first Telugu movie Chirutha (2007) was liked by many film critics; he won a Filmfare and a Nandi Award for it.
  • His film Magadheera (2009) was a huge hit and ran for 757 days at cinema theatres. For essaying the characters of Harsha and Kala Bhairava in the film, Ram did not only receive appreciation from the film critics, but he also won Filmfare and Nandi Awards.

    A poster of Magadheera

    A poster of Magadheera

  • His role as Ram, an NRI, in the 2010 Telugu film Orange was liked by his fans and film critics; however, the film failed to perform well at the box office.
  • He landed the role of Raj, a gambler, in the 2012 Telugu film Racha (aka Rachcha).
  • After a few media houses referred to him as Ram Charan Teja in 2012, Ram posted a tweet in which he asked the media houses to avoid calling him by that name. In his tweet, Ram wrote,

    My dad named me ram charan not ram charan teja. So I feel good wen people call me just ram charan I also request the media to note this.”

  • He essayed the dual roles of Ram Charan “Cherry” and Siddharth Naayak “Siddhu” in the 2013 Telugu film Naayak.
  • In the same year, Forbes India Magazine listed his name at the 63rd position in its Celebrity 100 list.
  • Ram not only acted in the 2013 Hindi film Zanjeer but also sang the Telugu dubbed version of the film’s song Mumbai Ke Hero.

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    Ram Charan in Zanjeer

  • In 2014, he was seen in two Telugu films Yevadu and Govindudu Andarivadele.
  • In 2015, he essayed the dual characters of Karthik/Bruce Lee and Vikram Kumar (an IB officer) in the Telugu film Bruce Lee: The Fighter.
  • In the same year, Ram ventured into the field of aviation business and established TruJet, which was closed in 2022 due to losses.
  • In 2016, Ram appeared as an IPS officer in the Telugu film Dhruva.

    Ram Charan in a still from the film Dhruva

    Ram Charan in a still from the film Dhruva

  • Ram Charan is the owner of a production company named Konidela Production Company, which he established in 2016 in Hyderabad.
  • Ram produced Khaidi No. 150, a Telugu film released in 2017.
  • In Rangasthalam, a 2018 Telugu film, Ram played the role of a partially deaf villager named Chelluboina Chitti Babu.

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    Ram Charan as Chelluboina Chitti Babu in Rangasthalam

  • Ram acted along with Kiara Advani and Vivek Oberoi in the 2019 Telugu film Vinaya Vidheya Rama, which failed to do well at the box office and flopped. Later, Ram published a post on social media in which he apologized to his fans who were disappointed with him over his poor performance in the film. Ram wrote,

    I feel extremely honoured and humbled by all the love and adoration showered upon me and my films. I would like to thank each and every technician who strove day and night to execute ‘Vinaya Vidheya Rama’. No amount of words are sufficient to describe the support extended by our producer DVV Danayya Garu. I will always be thankful for my distributors and exhibitors who believed in our film and backed it. We worked really hard to deliver a film which would entertain all of you. Unfortunately, the vision could not get translated properly on screen and we could not meet your expectations.”

  • In the same year, Ram produced Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy, a Telugu film.
  • He was appointed as the designated partner of Mega Talkies Llp on 12 January 2018.
  • At V Mega Pictures Llp, Ram Charan assumed the post of Body Corporate DP Nominee on 16 April 2018.
  • In 2022, Ram Charan was selected to portray Alluri Sitarama Raju, a revolutionary who started an armed revolt against the British Raj, in the Telugu film RRR. It was later reported by several sources that Ram charged Rs. 45 crores for acting in the film.

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    Ram Charan in RRR

  • Ram appeared as Comrade Siddha in the same year in the Telugu film Acharya; he acted along with his father in the film.
  • He assumed Lifetime Wellness Rx International Limited’s directorship on 18 August 2022.
  • In May 2023, Ram, through a social media post, announced that he would be casting Anupam Kher and Nikhil Siddhartha in his maiden pan-India film The India House. The film would be co-produced by Ram Charan and Vikram Reddy.

 

  • Actor Rana Daggubati is his childhood friend.

    Ram Charan with Rana Daggubati and Allu Arjun

    Ram Charan with Rana Daggubati and Allu Arjun

  • In an interview, Ram said that he would have pursued a career in Automobile Engineering had he not become an actor.
  • He learned acting skills from Mumbai’s Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute.
  • He has done ad commercials for renowned brands like Pepsi, Meesho, and Hero MotoCorp. As of May 2023, Ram has been seen in commercials for more than 34 products.

    Ram Charan in Meesho's commercial

    Ram Charan in Meesho’s commercial

  • He is the owner of a Polo Team in Hyderabad called Ram Charan Hyderabad Polo Riding Club.
  • Ram is a trained horse rider, and he started taking horse riding classes in his childhood.

    A photo of Ram Charan taken while he was riding a horse

    A photo of Ram Charan taken while he was riding a horse

  • Ram Charan has purchased a private jet.
  • As a social activist, Ram Charan has organised numerous blood donation camps. When the country was undergoing a severe oxygen shortage during the COVID-19 pandemic, Ram established several oxygen banks and provided ventilators and concentrators to several hospitals in Tamil Nadu.
  • Ram Charan was invited along with other actors to represent Indian cinema at the G20 Summit in Kashmir in May 2023.

    Ram Charan greeting the guests at the G20 Summit

    Ram Charan greeting the guests at the G20 Summit

  • When asked about Ram Charan’s habits of smoking and drinking, he said he has tried both, but he doesn’t think of himself as an addict. Speaking about it, in an interview, he said,

    I tried everything from smoking to drinking. But, I didn’t get addicted to them. They say your skin and voice gets affected. As we all know the side effects and before the start of every film we will be seeing an awareness video. I don’t say, I didn’t even try them.”

  • Ram Charan is an avid dog lover. He owns a Poodle named Rhyme and a Jack Russell Terrier named Brat.

    Ram with his Poodle and Jack Russell Terrier

    Ram with his Poodle and Jack Russell Terrier