Celebrating the 75th Republic Day, Chiranjeevi, adorned with the Padma Vibhushan, engaged in festivities at his Jubilee Hills Blood Bank, an annual tradition. The announcement of the prestigious award the day before added extra significance to the event. Surprising Mega fans, Chiranjeevi became the third Telugu personality to receive this esteemed recognition.
The Republic Day celebration witnessed a grand turnout, with Chiranjeevi, Varun Tej, and Allu Aravind jointly unfurling the tricolor. Addressing the gathering, Chiranjeevi extended Republic Day wishes, paying homage to freedom fighters. Emphasizing his 45-year commitment to social service, he credited his dedicated fans for the success of his initiatives.
Reflecting on the unexpected honor, Chiranjeevi recalled receiving the Padma Bhushan in 2006, expressing gratitude to fans for unwavering support. Congratulating fellow Padma awardees, he shared sentiments on social media, thanking his audience, friends, and supporters. In a heartfelt message, he thanked Prime Minister Modi for the recognition, expressing deep gratitude for the love and support received. The Padma Vibhushan not only honors Chiranjeevi’s contributions but signifies community appreciation for his multifaceted endeavors.