Jr NTR has a massive fan following around the globe. (Image: Twitter/@worldNTRfans)
Happy Birthday Jr NTR: Though he is one of the most successful actors in the Telugu industry, Jr NTR chooses to live a humble lifestyle. The RRR star never fails to show appreciation for his fans’ efforts
HAPPY BIRTHDAY JR NTR: Jr NTR became a viral sensation with the success of RRR. A force to be reckoned with, he is listed among the highest-paid actors in the South. Over the years the Dhammu actor has managed to develop a reputation for being one of the most bankable actors of his generation. On Saturday, May 20, Jr NTR will celebrate his 40th birthday. On the special occasion, here’s taking a look at why he is dubbed the ‘Man of the masses.’
Be it a friend, a gangster, a die-hard lover, or freedom fighter, Jr NTR has displayed his versatility by essaying unconventional characters time and again. From RRR to Baadshah, the actor has several top-notch movies under his belt. Jr NTR made his acting debut as a child artiste at the age of seven in 1991. In a career spanning three decades, he has bagged numerous accolades including two state Nandi Awards and two Filmfare Awards. Moreover, his last release RRR, helmed by SS Rajamouli, ended up winning a prestigious Golden Globe as well as an Academy Award for Best Song.
Though he is one of the most successful actors in the Telugu industry, Jr NTR chooses to live a humble lifestyle. There have been several instances when his down-to-earth nature has melted hearts on social media. When an ardent fan of the star met with an accident during the pandemic, Jr NTR personally wished him a speedy recovery on a video call. Not only did he provide strength to the ailing well-wisher but also ensured to help him out financially.
During a promotional event for his movie Baadshah in 2013, one of his fans lost his life in a stampede. Jr NTR donated a lump-sum amount to the family of the deceased while also promising to take care of the members.
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Fans are aware of the actor’s exceptional dancing prowess, but not many know Jr NTR is also a gifted singer. From Geleya Geleya to Follow Follow, he has donned the hat of a playback singer for multiple hit numbers. Notably, he was once also nominated for a Filmfare Award in the Best Male Playback Telugu Singer category for Follow Follow from the movie Nannaku Prematho.
APPRECIATION FOR FANS
The RRR star never fails to show appreciation for his fans’ efforts. Jr NTR has a massive fan following around the globe. From crowding theatres to chanting his name, his well-wishers never fail to display their outpouring love for him. And his fandom has extended globally. To wish him luck for NTR30, his well-wishers flew a special banner for him in Los Angeles.
Jr NTR never misses a chance to give back to society. In 2021, he donated Rs 25 lakh to provide aid to flood victims in Andhra Pradesh. He had also contributed to the CM’s Relief Fund to support those affected by Cyclone Hudhud in 2014.