Konidela Ram Charan Teja is an Indian film actor, producer, and entrepreneur who works in Telugu-language films. One of the most popular and influential actors in Telugu cinema, he has been featured in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list since 2013. Charan is the recipient of several awards, including three Filmfare Awards, two Nandi Awards, two CineMAA Awards, and two Santosham Best Actor Awards. Son of actor Chiranjeevi, Charan made his acting debut in the successful action film Chirutha (2007), for which he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South. Charan rose to prominence with a starring role opposite Kajal Aggarwal in S.S. Rajamouli's fantasy action film Magadheera (2009), which is one of the highest-grossing Telugu films of all time. He won several accolades for this film, including the Filmfare Award for Best Actor - Telugu. Charan established himself as a leading Tollywood actor with the commercially successful films such as Racha (2012), Naayak (2013), Yevadu (2014), Dhruva (2016) and Rangasthalam (2018), which ranks as his highest-grossing release. He won his second Filmfare Award for Best Actor - Telugu for his performance in Rangasthalam. In 2016, Charan established his own production house, the Konidela Production Company, under which he produces films. Beyond his film career, he owns the polo team Ram Charan Hyderabad Polo Riding Club.