Megastar Chiranjeevi joins Instagram to connect with young fans

With fans across India, ‘Chiru’, as he is fondly called, is loved by one and all -- young or old

By Author  |  Published: 25th Mar 2020  2:11 pm
New start

In celebration of the auspicious festival of Ugadi, Telugu cinema’s favourite megastar, Chiranjeevi announced his debut on Instagram. His Instagram account will be a window into his life, for his fans around the world.

Instagram has over a billion people using it globally and its mission is to bring you closer to the people and things you love. The Padma Bhushan awardee, and one of Indian cinema’s most revered actors, Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad, popularly known as Chiranjeevi, joins the platform.

With fans across India, ‘Chiru’, as he is fondly called, is loved by one and all — young or old. Through his Instagram account, Chiranjeevi hopes to connect directly with his fans and share his interests and passions with his young fans.

Commenting on this, Chiranjeevi said, “I am happy to be on Instagram! There could not have been a better day for me to launch my account, than on this auspicious occasion of Ugadi, the Telugu New Year’s Day! Instagram is known to be a platform which enables authentic expression, and in today’s compelling global health scenario, I want to use the platform to express myself on topics and practices that could help all Indians, including people in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. I also look forward to sharing key moments of my life with them.”

Chiranjeevi can now be followed on Instagram on his account @chiranjeevikonidela –

Since making his account, he’s already amassed 274K followers.