Allu Arjun became the first-ever Telugu actor to triumph in the national award for best actor after he bagged the honors for his power-packed presentation in ‘Pushpa: The Rise’ at the 69th National Film Awards publicized on Thursday.
Allu was the first-ever Telugu actor to win the national reward for best actor after he bagged the honors for his power-packed performance in ‘Pushpa: The Rise’ at the 69th National Film Awards publicized on Thursday.
Celebrations were destitute in Tollywood circles soon after the announcement, as halloo poured in for the stylish actor from all over the industry. There were celebrations at the house of the elated actor employing his father, and well-known producer Allu Arvind was amongst the first to greet him.
Allu Arjun’s Best Actor Award
Sukumar, who absorbed the action-drama film, hugged the actor to acknowledge him. Several film personalities congratulated Allu, who became the first Tollywood actor to win the national award for the most outstanding actor in 68 years of the awards’ history.
Famous as ‘Bunny’ in movie circles, Allu Arjun entered the film industry as a teenage artiste in 1985. ‘Gangotri’ (2003) was his debut show as the hero. He established himself as a pan-India actor through the blockbuster ‘Pushpa: The Rise.’
The grandson of current comedian Allu Ramalingaiah and son of Allu Arvind, Allu Arjun is also the nephew of megastar Chiranjeevi. Chiranjeevi’s wife, Surekha, is Allu Arjun’s parental aunt.
Congratulating Allu Arjun, Chiranjeevi tweeted: “Proud second for Telugu cinema. Heartiest congratulations to especially my dearest Bunny for the wanted National Best Actor Award. Unquestionably proud of you.”
Leading actor Jr NTR likewise congratulated Allu Arjun, saying, “You earn all the success and honors you get for Pushpa.”
Besides Venkatesh, Allu Arjun’s cousin Ram Charan has also acknowledged the actor.
Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy congratulated Allu Arjun for captivating the maiden national award for best actor. He toasted Devi Sri Prasad on winning the national award for most fantastic music for ‘Pushpa.’
In his account, Allu Arjun thanked Jagan Mohan Reddy for his congratulations. The Chief Minister thought the 69th National Awards have proved to be a bonanza for the Telugu picture industry.
He congratulated S.S. Rajamiuli for the ‘RRR’ endearing six awards, including the best popular film. Jagan Reddy likewise congratulated Chandrabose for winning the award for most excellent lyrics for ‘Konda Polam.’