Allu Aravind, the Geetha Arts supremo, needs no introduction as he is one of the most renowned personalities of the Telugu film industry. Allu Aravind is the son of legendary actor Allu Rama Lingaiah, and a proud father of Stylish Star Allu Arjun, Allu Sirish, and Allu Bobby. As the pioneer turns 72 on 10th January, let us take a quick look at his life and his contributions to Tollywood.
Allu Aravind, after trying his hands in acting, moved to film production and set up Geetha Arts in 1972, which is known for producing several path-breaking and off-beat films.
His foresight helped Geetha Arts flourish as one of the leading production houses. Geetha Arts now has a sub-wing called GA2 Pictures, which primarily focuses on encouraging young talents, independent and small-budget films.
Allu Aravind has also set new standards in Telugu cinema by being the first one to explore the digital space by launching the regional OTT platform AHA. It is not an exaggeration to call him the Father of Telugu OTT.
Apart from his contributions to Telugu cinema, Allu Aravind is also the stakeholder of the football club Kerala Blasters FC that competes in the Indian Super League.