Telangana Governor, Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, bestowed warm congratulations upon Megastar Chiranjeevi during a ceremony held at Raj Bhavan. The occasion marked Chiranjeevi’s prestigious recognition with the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second-highest civilian award. Accompanied by his wife Surekha, Chiranjeevi was graciously felicitated by Dr. Soundararajan, who presented him with a bouquet and draped a shawl around his shoulders as a gesture of honor. The Governor commended Chiranjeevi’s outstanding contributions to the film industry and his dedicated involvement in various social service initiatives, highlighting his multifaceted role in society.
Expressing gratitude for the recognition, Chiranjeevi humbly acknowledged the support and love received from his fans and well-wishers throughout his illustrious career. Dr. Soundararajan also lauded Chiranjeevi’s efforts in promoting Telugu culture and language through his films, applauding his role in popularizing Telugu cinema on a global scale. Furthermore, she praised his advocacy for social issues and philanthropic endeavors.
Chiranjeevi’s Padma Vibhushan accolade, conferred on January 26, 2024, underscores his unparalleled achievements in the realm of cinema. Currently engrossed in filming his upcoming project, ‘Vishwambhara,’ Chiranjeevi continues to captivate audiences with his unparalleled talent and dedication. The felicitation ceremony at Raj Bhavan was attended by dignitaries from various sectors, culminating in a cultural program showcasing Telangana’s rich heritage.
Additionally, the Telangana government, led by CM Revanth Reddy, had previously honored Chiranjeevi and other Padma awardees in a grand ceremony. Looking ahead, Tollywood is poised to extend its felicitation to Chiranjeevi in recognition of his illustrious career and contributions to the film industry.