Pawan Kalyan (born Konidela Kalyan Babu) is an Indian film actor, martial artist, director, screenwriter, stunt coordinator, choreographer known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema. He is the younger brother of actor turned politician Chiranjeevi. Kalyan made his acting debut in 1996 Telugu film Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi. In March 2014, he ventured into politics, founding the Jana Sena Party.In 1998, he starred in Tholi Prema which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu for that year. He is known for his work in films like Gokulamlo Seetha, Suswagatham, Thammudu, Badri, Kushi, Jalsa, Gabbar Singh for which he received the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu, and the recent 1.8 billion grosser, Attarintiki Daredi. He was listed 26th in the Forbes India list of top 100 Celebrities of 2013.