The actor is best known for his sensational movie Arjun Reddy. Today as the actor turns 30, we dug up 9 milestones in his life that made him the star he is today.

1. He did most of his schooling away from his family at a boarding school (Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School) in Andhra Pradesh.

2. After his graduation, he joined Sutradhar a theatre group based in Hyderabad and started his acting career from there.


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3. He made his film debut in 2011 with the romantic comedy Nuvvilla.

4. The first time the audience took notice of him was when he played a supporting role in the 2015 drama Yevade Subramanyam.

5. His first hit as a lead actor was Pelli Choopulu, and the movie won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu.


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6. However, his role as mercurial surgeon in Arjun Reddy, is what made him a superstar. He even received the Filmfare Award for Best Actor-Telugu.

7. The actor also directed a short film, Madam Meerena, in just five hours, as an independent project. He, however, is focused on being an actor.

8. He has started his own clothing brand; “The Rowdy Club”, a name that affectionately refers to his fans as rowdies.


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9. He is also a singer and has sung the brand anthem “I am You- I am the Rowdy you” for his clothing brand. He also sang the song What the F for his movie Geetha Govindam, which was recorded in just 45 minutes.

Apart from this, the actor also has a golden heart. He apparently sent 3 trucks full of ice-cream to his fans on his birthday. The actor will soon be seen in Dear Comrade. The first look of the movie has received a positive response.