Profile: Is Allu Arjun the new rising star of Southern cinema?

Movies | | March 25, 2013, 6:09 pm
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In a short span of time Allu Arjun has found made a name for himself in cinema. The Telugu actor is the upcoming rising star of Southern cinema.

In a short span of time Allu Arjun has found made a name for himself in cinema. The Telugu actor is the upcoming rising star of Southern cinema.

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The film also starred Prakash Raj who played a key role in the film. The film was remade in Oriya, Bengali and Malayalam. Allu Arjun won the Filmfare Best Actor Award for the film.

The film also starred Prakash Raj who played a key role in the film. The film was remade in Oriya, Bengali and Malayalam. Allu Arjun won the Filmfare Best Actor Award for the film.

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He played the lead in the film 'Gangotri'.

He played the lead in the film 'Gangotri'.

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The Telugu film 'Parugu'(2008) starring Allu Arjun and Poonam Bajwa in lead roles showcased him as an action hero. The actor shed his romantic image in the film.

The Telugu film 'Parugu'(2008) starring Allu Arjun and Poonam Bajwa in lead roles showcased him as an action hero. The actor shed his romantic image in the film.

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Allu Arjun began his acting career as a child artiste in Chiranjeevi starrer Telugu films 'Vijetha' and 'Daddy'.

Allu Arjun began his acting career as a child artiste in Chiranjeevi starrer Telugu films 'Vijetha' and 'Daddy'.

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He played a romantic hero opposite Genelia D'Souza in the film 'Happy'. The film was directed by A Karunakaran and written by Kona Venkat. Though his earlier films did not make an impact on the box office but the actor was recognized for his talent and got offers from several producers.

He played a romantic hero opposite Genelia D'Souza in the film 'Happy'. The film was directed by A Karunakaran and written by Kona Venkat. Though his earlier films did not make an impact on the box office but the actor was recognized for his talent and got offers from several producers.

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Telugu film 'Desamuduru'(2007) meaning 'the real hero' directed by Puri Jagannadh established Allu Arjun as the leading hero of South cinema. The actor played the lead opposite Hansika Motwani.The film was dubbed in Malayalam and Tamil.

Telugu film 'Desamuduru'(2007) meaning 'the real hero' directed by Puri Jagannadh established Allu Arjun as the leading hero of South cinema. The actor played the lead opposite Hansika Motwani.The film was dubbed in Malayalam and Tamil.

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Allu Arjun was nominated for the Best Telugu actor for his performance in 'Desamuduru'.

Allu Arjun was nominated for the Best Telugu actor for his performance in 'Desamuduru'.

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Allu Arjun played pivotal roles in his early films 'Arya', 'Bunny' and 'Happy.

Allu Arjun played pivotal roles in his early films 'Arya', 'Bunny' and 'Happy.

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The film 'Arya 2' was a sequel of his earlier film 'Arya'. He surprised his fans with his new look in the film. The actor received positive reviews from the critics.

The film 'Arya 2' was a sequel of his earlier film 'Arya'. He surprised his fans with his new look in the film. The actor received positive reviews from the critics.

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The actor was awarded with CINMAA award for his film 'Arya 2'.

The actor was awarded with CINMAA award for his film 'Arya 2'.

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The film was directed by ace film director Gunasekhar and the music was composed by Mani Sharma. The actor was seen in a new 'avatar'.

The film was directed by ace film director Gunasekhar and the music was composed by Mani Sharma. The actor was seen in a new 'avatar'.

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Telugu film 'Yedam' starring Anushka and Allu Arjun together proved to be a commercial success at the box office. The film was a superhit among the young audiences.

Telugu film 'Yedam' starring Anushka and Allu Arjun together proved to be a commercial success at the box office. The film was a superhit among the young audiences.

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Telugu film 'Badrinath' was directed by Allu Arjun's father Allu Arvind. The plot of the film revolved around a religious guru Bhishma Narayan (Praksh Raj) who trains one of his army man Badrinath (Allu Arjun) for the protection of ancient temples. This interesting storyline was appreciated by the audience.

Telugu film 'Badrinath' was directed by Allu Arjun's father Allu Arvind. The plot of the film revolved around a religious guru Bhishma Narayan (Praksh Raj) who trains one of his army man Badrinath (Allu Arjun) for the protection of ancient temples. This interesting storyline was appreciated by the audience.

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The film proved to be landmark film in Allu Arjun's career who now proved himself as a versatile actor.

The film proved to be landmark film in Allu Arjun's career who now proved himself as a versatile actor.

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In Telugu film 'Julai'(2012) Allu Arjun was seen in a light comedy role opposite Illeana D'Cruz.

In Telugu film 'Julai'(2012) Allu Arjun was seen in a light comedy role opposite Illeana D'Cruz.

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The actor showed some amazing dance moves on the music composed by Devi Sri Prasad. The film was directed by Trivikra Srinivas.

The actor showed some amazing dance moves on the music composed by Devi Sri Prasad. The film was directed by Trivikra Srinivas.

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Allu Arjun (Sandy) played the role of an NRI in the film who marries Bhanu Shri Mehra (Deepthi)according to traditional norms. The film won the actor the prestigious Nandi award for his performance in the film.

Allu Arjun (Sandy) played the role of an NRI in the film who marries Bhanu Shri Mehra (Deepthi)according to traditional norms. The film won the actor the prestigious Nandi award for his performance in the film.

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Allu and Bhanu Sri's chemistry sizzled on-screen. The actors looked their parts. The dialogues spare, the camera laconic, all together the film was a treat for the viewers.

Allu and Bhanu Sri's chemistry sizzled on-screen. The actors looked their parts. The dialogues spare, the camera laconic, all together the film was a treat for the viewers.

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With 'Julai', the actor became a household name.

With 'Julai', the actor became a household name.

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Allu Arjun has his hands full with his upcoming films 'Iddarmmayilatho', 'Yevadu', 'Race Gurram'. He has surely become a threat for other contemporaries and we surely cannot deny that he is one actor to watch out for.

Allu Arjun has his hands full with his upcoming films 'Iddarmmayilatho', 'Yevadu', 'Race Gurram'. He has surely become a threat for other contemporaries and we surely cannot deny that he is one actor to watch out for.