New Delhi: South superstar Chiranjeevi is one man like Amitabh Bachchan, who has defied age completely. The superstar-turned-politician, who celebrates his birthday on August 22 has turned 60 this year. The 'man of the moment' has a multi-dimentional personality, as he is not only an actor but also a producer, singer, politician and a businessman.
He made his acting debut with Punadhirallu (1978) and has starred in 149 feature films, as of now. The actor is hosting a grand bash to celebrate his birthday, where all the A-listers have been invited. Chiranjeevi's guest-list includes Rajnikanth, Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and his family.
The function is reported to be held at a five-star hotel in Hyderabad. The biggest names of south and Bollywood are coming together to be a part of Chiranjeevi's 60th birthday and to celebrate his 35 years in Indian film industry, a press release stated. Other stars invited are Tabu, Sridhar, Boney Kapoor and a host of other celebrities too can be expected.
Abhishek Bachchan, along with his mother Jaya Bachchan, is likely to be present at the party which is also likely to be attended by Salman Khan and his family members. Ram Charan, the superstar's son is personally looking after all the arrangements, including the decor, guest list, entertainment and food, sources said.
The menu has Chiranjeevi's favourite dishes, one of which is the Chiranjeevi Dosa. A bespoke dosa, from his very home. "They are planning to patent the dosa and have restaurants in the same name," a spokesperson said.
Chiranjeevi is not only a film actor but also a producer, singer, voice artist, politician, businessman, investor and a member of the Indian National Congress. He has acted in 149 films and featured primarily in Telugu cinema, in addition to Tamil, Kannada and Hindi films.
He made his acting debut in 1978, with the film "Punadhirallu". However, "Pranam Khareedu" was released earlier at the box office.In 2006, Chiranjeevi was honoured with the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award, for his contributions to Indian cinema.
(With PTI inputs)