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It’s a usual affair in the world of the silver screen to see siblings enter the film industry. Nandamuri Harikrishna and Nandamuri Balakrishna, sons of legendary actor NT Rama Rao, made their profession as actors, following the footsteps of their father. Likewise, there are brothers who have made it into Tollywood as lead actors. Here we list out a few famous sibling duos that are Tollywood actors.
Chiranjeevi and Pawan Kalyan – Megastar Chiranjeevi has two younger brothers – Nagendra Babu and Pawan Kalyan. Nagendra Babu was mostly seen in supportive roles in the films while Pawan Kalyan has played lead roles. The Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy actor made his debut in 1978, while Pawan Kalyan started his film career in 1998. Chiranjeevi is currently working on Acharya and Pawan Kalyan’s upcoming film Vakeel Saab, which is releasing on April 9.
Allu Arjun and Allu Sirish – Popular film producer Allu Aravind has three sons – Allu Venkatesh, Allu Arjun and Allu Sirish. While Allu Venkatesh turned out to be a producer, Allu Arjun rose to fame with his stylish mannerisms and dance moves. And his brother Allu Sirish made his debut in the film Gouvaram in 2013. He recently featured in the Hindi music video ‘Vilayati Sharaab’.
Naga Chaitanya and Akhil Akkineni – Naga Chaitanya is a half brother to Akhil Akkineni. Naga debuted in the film Josh and also won the Filmfare award for Best Male Debut- South. Akhil, as a child artist, appeared in the film Sisindri which became a blockbuster hit. In 2014, he did a cameo role in the film Manam, which is based on three generations of the Akkineni family. They share strong bonding and Akhil calls his brother ‘Main Man’ in his life.
Junior NTR and Kalyan Ram – Kalyan Ram and Junior NTR are sons of legendary actor and producer Nandamuri Harikrishna. Kalyan Ram, who entered the industry in 2003 as lead actor, had given few hit films like Hare Ram, Pataas, 118. Junior NTR made his debut with SS Rajamouli directorial Student No: 1 and went on to do successful films like Simhadri, Janatha Garage, Yamadonga, Brindavanam, Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava. While wishing Kalyan Ram on his birthday once, Junior NTR wrote on his Twitter page, “You’ve been my friend, philosopher and guide over the years”.
Vijay Devarakonda and Anand Devarakonda – Anand Devarakonda followed his brother Vijay Devarakonda’s footsteps and entered the industry. However, in an event, Vijay revealed that he didn’t lend any help to his brother initially as he wanted him to learn things on his own. Anand, who earned appreciation for his role in Middle-Class Melodies, is currently working on the film Pushpaka Vimanam, which is co-produced by his brother.
Well! We hope these star brothers will give more hits in the coming years!