Actor Ram Charan and wife Upasana Kamineni are expecting their first child, the RRR actor announced today. A post shared on Ram Charan's Instagram read simple: "With the blessings of Shri Hanumanji, we are delighted to share that Upasana and Ram Charan are expecting their first child." The announcement was signed "with love and gratitude" by Ram Charan's parents Chiranjeevi and Surekha Konidela and Upasana's parents Shobana and Anil Kamineni. Ram Charan, 37, and Upasana Kamineni, 33, married in 2012.
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Ram Charan belongs to one of Telugu cinema's most prominent families - he is the son of Telugu legend Chiranjeevi, the nephew of Allu Aravind, and cousin of Allu Arjun. Ram Charan made his debut in 2007 film Chirutha and his credits include Magadheera, Naayak, Yevadu, Dhruva, Rangasthalam and other critical and commercial hits.
Ram Charan reunited with his Magadheera director SS Rajamouli for this year's mega-blockbuster RRR in which he co-stars with Jr NTR, Alia Bhatt and Ajay Devgn. He also appeared with father Chiranjeevi in Acharya.
Ram Charan and Upasana Kamineni, who have reportedly been friends since school, got engaged in December 2011. They married in Hyderabad in June 2012.
Ram Charan, who is also known for his philanthropic work, was recently honoured for achievement in Entertainment at NDTV's True Legend. Speaking at the event, he related how father Chiranjeevi had advised him to look after his staff when Ram Charan was starting out as an actor. "He didn't say look after your director and producer," Ram Charan revealed.
Ram Charan is currently filming his next project, with the working title of RC15, with actress Kiara Advani.