Pawan Kalyan is an Indian film actor, producer, director, screenwriter, writer, stunt coordinator, playback singer, choreographer and politician. Pawan made his acting debut in the 1996 Telugu film Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi. In 1998, he starred in Tholi Prema which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu for that year. Pawan was listed 26th in 2013, 69th in 2017 and 24th in 2018 respectively in the Forbes India list of top 100 Celebrities.

Birth Name

Konidela Kalyan Babu


Pawan Kalyan, Power Star, PSPK


Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter, Writer, Philanthropist, Politician



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Pawan Kalyan was born on the 2nd of September 1971, in Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh, India.


He’s currently 48 years old.


Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India

Sun Sign



Asian (Indian)




Pawan completed his schooling in his hometown and studied CEC, MEC and MPC as intermediate courses.

Family Details

  • Father – Konidela Venkat Rao
  • Mother – Anjana Devi
  • Siblings – Chiranjeevi (Older Brother) (Actor, Politician), Nagendra Babu (Actor, Producer)
  • RelativesRam Charan (Nephew) (Actor), Varun Tej (Nephew) (Actor), Sai Dharam Tej (Nephew) (Actor), Allu Arjun (Nephew) (Actor)

Marital Status



Girlfriend / Spouse

Pawan Kalyan has dated –

  • Nandini (1997-2007) – Pawan married his first wife Nandini from 1997 to 2007.

  • Renu Desai (2009-2012) – Pawan was married to his second wife Renu Desai from 2009 to 2012 and have 2 children – a boy named Akira Nandan and a daughter named Aadya.

  • Anna Lezhneva (2013-Present) – Pawan was married Russian model and actress Anna Lezhneva in 2013. He and Anna have 2 children – a girl named Polena Anjana and a son named Mark Shankar Pawanovich.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m


  • In Kilograms – 82 kg
  • In Pounds – 180 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 38–12–33
  • Chest – 38 in or 96.5 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 12 in or 30.5 cm
  • Waist – 33 in or 83.5 cm

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

He wears a size 10.5 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Pawan became known for his works in the films Gokulamlo Seetha (1997), Suswagatam (1998), Tholi Prema (1998), Thammudu (1999), Badri (2000), Kushi (2001), Jalsa (2008), Gabbar Singh (2012) for which he received the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu, Attarintiki Daredi (2013) and Gopala Gopala (2015) which became one of the highest grossing Telugu films of all time and stood as the highest grossing Telugu movie for a brief period of time.

Film Debut

In 1996, Pawan made his acting debut with the Telugu film Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbay as Kalyan.

Director Debut

In 2003, Pawan has directed the film Johnny which had himself playing the titular role as a Kick Boxer alongside Renu Desai, Raghuvaran and Raza Murad.

Television Debut

Pawan hasn’t appeared in TV series yet.

Brand Endorsements

Pawan has been a face of various brands and products like Coco-Cola, Pepsi and many others. In January 2017, Kalyan agreed to take up the role of the brand ambassador for hand loom weavers in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. In August 2017, Pawan was appointed as the brand ambassador for JEEVAN DAAN, an initiative started for organ donation by the government of Andhra Pradesh.

Pawan Kalyan Favorites

  • Favorite ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Chiranjeevi, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro
  • Favorite Actress – Savitri
  • Favorite Books – Aghora by Robert Svoboda, Shadow by Michael Morpurgo, Yugandhar by Shivaji Sawant
  • Favorite Writer – Osho
  • Favorite Persons – AM Rathnam, PC Sreeram
  • Favorite Color – White, Blue and Black
  • Favorite Food – Aratikaya Vepudu

Pawan Kalyan Net worth

Pawan Kalyan has an estimated net worth of $30 million dollars as of 2020. He takes Rs 18-20 crores per film as salary. He owns a couple of production companies, Anjana Productions and Pawan Kalyan Creative Works. He also owns several properties in Jubilee Hills and Banjara Hills in Hyderabad. He owns a Mercedes and a Skoda and a Harley Davidson.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Pawan Kalyan

  • Kalyan adopted his first name Pawan at an event that he organized to demonstrate his training.
  • He took an interest in karate at an early age and by the time he grew into his late teenage years, he had attained a black belt in the sport.
  • In 2012, his film Gabbar Singh was a huge hit, which was the remake of Salman Khan’s Dabangg.
  • Pawan was listed 26th in 2013, 69th in 2017 and 24th in 2018 respectively in the Forbes India list of top 100 Celebrities.
  • In 27 July 2013, he donated ₹100,000 (equivalent to ₹140,000 or US$1,900 in 2019) to Jesus Old Age Home at Pandurangapuram in Khammam district in Telangana.
  • Kalyan donated ₹5 million (US$70,000) to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for Cyclone Hudhud in the North coastal region of Andhra Pradesh.
  • He is a good friend of Tamil superstars like Vijay and Venkatesh.
  • Pawan was also invited to Harvard University in Boston,USA to deliver a speech in 14th edition of India Conference 2017 along with Madhavan.
  • Pawan donated ₹2 million (equivalent to ₹2.6 million or US$36,000 in 2019) for Uttarakhand flood victims.
  • In March 2014, Kalyan launched his political party called Jana Sena and contested in the 2019 general elections.
  • Pawan donated ₹10 million (US$140,000) to Kendriya Sainik Board for the welfare our soldiers families on the eve of Armed Forces Flag Day(7 Dec) on 6 December 2019.
  • In 2020, Kalyan started shooting for two films with working titles PSPK26 and PSPK27 directed by Venu Sriram and Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi respectively.
  • Pawan donates to combat COVID-19 spread 10 million to the Prime Minster’s relief fund for the coronavirus crisis and ₹5 million (US$70,000) each to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana government.


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