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Ramcharan had distributed gold coins to RRR unit: Took fees for the film 'Gamechanger' ₹ 100 crores, owns ₹ 1300 crores

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South superstar Ram Charan is celebrating his 39th birthday today. Ram Charan is one of those stars of South films who was not overshadowed by his father's stardom and created his own identity.

Ram Charan has become a global star with the film RRR. The song Natu Natu filmed on him won an Oscar in 2023.

Director SS Rajamouli paid him Rs 45 crore to work in RRR. Fees were paid. But Ramcharan is charging Rs 100 crore fees for his next film 'Game Changer'.

Although, Ramcharan is counted among the superstars of South, but he has done only one Bollywood film. Why did Ram Charan stay away from Bollywood and how did he become the biggest superstar of South? Let's look at some interesting facts related to his life…

Ram Charan in childhood with father Chiranjeevi.

Ram Charan in childhood with father Chiranjeevi.

Ramcharan's maternal grandfather was a freedom fighter
Ram Charan was born on March 27, 1985 in Chennai. He is the son of Telugu film superstar Chiranjeevi. Ram Charan's mother's name is Surekha. Ram Charan's maternal grandfather Allu Ramalingaiah was a homeopathic doctor who was associated with the country's independence movement.

He was also arrested during the Quit India Movement. Ram's maternal grandfather was a freedom fighter as well as a comedian, who acted in around 1,000 films. Ram Charan has two sisters named Sushmita and Sreeja.

Ram Charan's early education was from Padma Sheshadri Bal Bhavan, Chennai, Lawrence School, Lovedale and The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet. After this he did further studies from St. Mary's College, Hyderabad. After this, he also attended Kishore Namit Acting School in Mumbai, where he learned the nuances of acting.

Won award for first film Chirutha
Ramcharan started his career in 2007 with Puri Jagannath's film 'Chirutha'. In this film, he played the role of a young man named Charan who is searching for the murderers of his parents. The director and writer of the film was Puri Jagannath. Neha Sharma, Prakash Raj, Ashish Vidyarthi were also seen in it. In his very first film, Ramcharan was successful in winning the Filmfare South Award for Best Male Debut.

Ramcharan in a scene from the film 'Magadheera'.

Ramcharan in a scene from the film 'Magadheera'.

Got identity from Magadheera
After this, the film Magadheera in 2009 proved to be a breakthrough for Ram Charan in his career. It became the highest grossing film in the history of Telugu cinema at that time. Ram Charan played a double role in the film. The director of the film was SS Rajamouli. This film won six Filmfare Awards at South Filmfare.

Apart from this, the film also received the awards for Best Special Effects and Best Choreography in the 57th National Awards. Apart from this, Ram Charan also received the Filmfare Best Actor Award. After this film, Ram Charan joined the list of biggest stars of Telugu film industry.

Ram Charan was seen with Priyanka Chopra in the film 'Zanjeer'.

Ram Charan was seen with Priyanka Chopra in the film 'Zanjeer'.

Bollywood debut was a flop
Ram Charan made his Bollywood debut in 2013 with the film Zanjeer. Zanjeer was a remake of Amitabh Bachchan's film, which was released in 1973. On one hand, Zanjeer had made Amitabh Bachchan a star and he had reached the heights of stardom.

On the contrary, the remake film had put brakes on Ram Charan's Bollywood career. This film of Ram was a flop at the box office. Saddened by the failure of this film, Ram Charan did not work in any Bollywood film again in his career.

Jr NTR and Ram Charan in RRR's Natu Natu song.

Jr NTR and Ram Charan in RRR's Natu Natu song.

Global star made from RRR
The film RRR, released in 2022, is Ram Charan's most successful film till date. This 550 crore film took almost 4 years to make. The film broke records and earned Rs 1300 crore at the box office. It was based on the war of two Indian revolutionaries Alluri Sitaram Raju and Komaram Bheem against the British rule and the Nizam of Hyderabad.

In this film, Ramcharan was seen in the role of Alluri and Junior NTR was seen in the role of Komaram Bheem. The film's song Natu Natu received the Oscar for Best Song. It took Ram Charan 12 days to shoot this song. He practiced this song for 7 consecutive days. Because of this, he started having pain in his knees.

Ram Charan wanted to dance in Oscar ceremony
During an interview, Ram Charan had said that he wanted to perform at the Oscar ceremony, but the Oscar committee did not contact him for this, due to which his wish remained unfulfilled.

Gold coins were distributed to RRR units
When RRR made Rs 900 crore in 10 days. When Ram Charan was happy with the collection, he gifted gold coins to the RRR team.

According to reports, one coin weighed around 10 grams and the total value of the coins was more than ₹18 lakh.

RRR was written on one side of the gold coin and Ram Charan's name was written on the other side. Ram Charan gave these coins to every unit member of the film. About 35 technicians as well as heads of many departments were also involved.

Ramcharan with wife Upasana.

Ramcharan with wife Upasana.

Married to businessman's granddaughter
Ramcharan married Upasana Kamineni, granddaughter of Pratap C. Reddy, executive chairman of Apollo Hospitals, on June 14, 2012. Both were dating each other since college days. After ten years of marriage, both of them became parents of a daughter on June 20, 2023.

Owns property worth Rs 1300 crore
Ram Charan is one of the richest actors of South. His net worth is approximately Rs 1300 crore. Is. The net worth of his wife Upasana is also around Rs 1130 crore. If we combine the assets of both of them then they own approximately Rs 2430 crores. The net worth of Ramcharan's father Chiranjeevi is also Rs 2500 crore.

live in a house worth 30 crores
Talking about luxury life, Ram has a luxurious house in Hyderabad. This bungalow is in Jubilee Hills, a posh area of ​​Hyderabad. The cost of his bungalow is around Rs 30 crore. Ram Charan lives with his parents and wife in this bungalow spread over 25000 square feet.

Mercedes Maybach GLS 600 worth Rs 4 crore is Ram Charan's favorite car.

Mercedes Maybach GLS 600 worth Rs 4 crore is Ram Charan's favorite car.

Ram Charan is fond of expensive cars. His car collection includes many cars worth crores. Among these is Mercedes Maybach GLS 600, which costs around Rs 4 crore, which he had customized. Apart from this, he also has a British sports car Aston Martin V8 worth Rs 3 crore and a Ferrari Portofino worth Rs 3.50 crore.

Ramcharan runs a production and airline company
Ram Charan formed his production company named Konidela in 2016. Chiranjeevi's 150th film Qaidi No. 150 was made under its banner. Made for Rs 50 crore, this film had earned approximately Rs 164 crore at the box office.

Apart from this, Ram Charan is also the owner of an airline company. Ram Charan is the chairman of Turbo Mega Airways Private Limited, a regional airline company based in Hyderabad whose flights operate under the name TruJet.

Fee for Gamechanger is Rs 100 crores
Ramcharan's next big film is 'Gamechanger'. Well-known South director Shankar is directing it. Bollywood actress Kiara Advani will be seen opposite Ramcharan in this film.

Ram's fee for the film was Rs 100 crore. It is being told. According to media reports, this is the highest fee of his career so far. He was given a fee of Rs 45 crore for the film RRR.

Ram Charan wants to do Virat Kohli's biopic
In an interview, Ram Charan was asked what kind of films he wants to do next. In response to this question, he said that he would like to do a sports related film. On his answer, the reporter asked whether he would like to work in Virat Kohli's biopic? Ram Charan had said- Absolutely, Virat Kohli is an inspiration. If I get a chance, I will definitely do his biopic. I even look like him.

At the same time, it has been heard that the makers have approached Ram Charan for this second part of 'Hanuman', 'Jai Hanuman'. The makers want him to play the role of Shriram in the film. However, till now no confirmation has come out in this matter neither from the makers nor from Ram Charan's team.

Apart from this, he will also be seen in the sequel of RRR. According to media reports, only Ram Charan and Junior NTR have been cast as lead actors in the film. The shooting of the film may start in 2025.

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