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Actor Chiranjeevi honoured at Times Square after getting India’s second highest award

On the work front, Chiranjeevi is gearing up to start filming for his next Vishwambhara.

By: Mohnish Singh

Veteran Indian actor Chiranjeevi, who predominantly stars in Telugu-language films in India, was conferred the prestigious Padma Vibhushan Award for his contribution to Indian cinema by the Government of India on the eve of the 75th Republic Day.

Expressing his gratitude for receiving the honour, the actor wrote on X, “After hearing this news, I became speechless.”

And to mark the special honour, two of his devoted fans paid a special tribute to the megastar at Times Square in New York, US.

Kundavarapu Srinivas Naidu and Timmy Cheedala expressed their admiration for the superstar by displaying his photograph at Times Square.

The video of the same has been doing the rounds of social media and has gone viral since then.

Padma Vibhushan Megastar #Chiranjeevi garu’s Visuals Display Wishes by Mega Fans at the Times Square, NY, USA

Boss @KChiruTweets#MegastarChiranjeevi#PadmaVibhushanChiranjeevi pic.twitter.com/rrzY3pR0sF

— Chiranjeevi Army (@chiranjeeviarmy) January 30, 2024

In the video shared by fans, Chiranjeevi’s picture can be seen displayed prominently at Times Square. The actor is seen dressed in a white traditional attire in the picture.

Also displayed on the billboard is the message, “Congratulations Megastar Chiranjeevi Garu for achieving India’s most prestigious and highest civilian award – Padma Vibhushan.”

Jr NTR, Mammootty, Mahesh Babu, and other celebrities also congratulated the superstar on the honour.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Chiranjeevi is gearing up to start filming for director Vasshista Mallidi’s next directorial venture Vishwambhara. Bankrolled by UV Creations, the socio-fantasy film is due in cinemas on Sankranthi 2025.

He was most recently seen in Meher Ramesh’s Bholaa Shankar, a Telugu remake of the successful Tamil-language film Vedalam.

Stay tuned to this space for more updates!

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