Anna Lezhneva is a Russian-Indian former actress. Anna Lezhneva also gained immense fame as the celebrity wife of the prominent Tollywood actor and politician, Pawan Kalyan.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Anna Lezhneva was born on 30 August 1980 and she is currently 40 years old. Her exact birthplace is unknown but she is an honorary citizen of Russia. Moreover, her zodiac sign is Virgo. Talking about her nationality, she holds both Russian and Indian nationality. Regarding her educational journey, she began appearing in plays in her high school. Later on, she graduated in the year 2002 from an acting school after matriculation.
Career, Professional Life, and Net Worth
Professionally, Anna Lezhneva is an actress and a celebrity wife of Pawan Kalyan. Her husband is an Indian actor and politician. As an actress, she made her debut in the year 2003.
However, she didn’t gain recognition until she appeared in the Teen Maar. It is a romantic drama movie released on 14 April 2011. This Indian movie was not a big success, but nevertheless, she was praised for her performance.
Following this, she went on to appear in several films during the upcoming years. Most of these projects were South Indian movies. However, none of them are notable. After giving birth to her second child, she retired from the acting career. At present, she is now a housewife focused on raising her children.
She has traveled all around India courtesy of her acting career. The actress also traveled around Europe to countries including France, Italy, and England. Moreover, her dream travel destination is London whereas reading is another one of her hobbies.
Two of her favorite books are Life of Pi by Yann Martel and The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera. Moving on, her net worth is over 55 Lakh Indian Rupees, i.e. around $76,000 US dollars. Talking about her husband, Pawan Kalyan’s net worth, it is over 52 crores, i.e. around $7.2 million.
Anna Lezhneva’s husband’s professional life
Talking more about her husband, Pawan Kalyan is an actor, movie producer, writer, and also politician. Pawan is most recognized for his role in the movie Tholi Prema. This movie role won her husband a National Film Award for “Best Feature Film in Telugu”.
Further, her husband grew-up being interested in martial arts. Pawan began training karate at the young age of six years and now holds a black belt. Likewise, her husband launched his acting career in the year 1996. This was back when Pawan appeared in the film Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi. Two years later, Pawan bagged a lead role in the film Tholi Prema. This film gained Pawan immense fame in India.
Moreover, Pawan went on to appear in numerous other Indian movies including Gokulamio Seetha, Thammudu, and Gabbar Singh. Her husband’s role in Gabbar Singh won him the Filmfare Award for “Best Actor – Telugu”. Similarly, the film Attarintiki Daredi in which Pawan starred in was amongst the highest-grossing Telugu movies of all time.
Additionally, her husband is also a film producer. Pawan works for Anjana Productions and Pawan Kalyan Creative Works. Likewise, Pawan’s husband became involved in politics in the year 2014 and also launched his own party called “Jana Sena Party”. Further, her husband published his first book in the year 2015 called Ism and it is about his Jana Sena party.
Her husband is also a philanthropist. Pawan founded the Common Man Protection Force (CMPF), a charitable trust. This trust has the goal of helping those in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh who don’t have enough money to support themselves. In the year 2017, her husband was invited to deliver a speech at Harvard University in the US. It was during the India Conference 2017.
Furthermore, Pawan has also been a brand ambassador of Pepsi since April 2001. This made Pawan the first South Indian to endorse it. Her husband has also been a brand ambassador for Andhra Pradesh hand-loom weavers since January 2017.
Anna Lezhneva is married to Pawan Kalyan. The lovers welcomed their daughter Polina Anjana Pawanova in the year 2015. After two years, in October 2017, Pawan and she welcomed their son Mark Shankar Pawanovich.
The couple met each other on the set of the movie Teen Maa. Both of them starred in this movie. Moreover, her husband is a prominent Tollywood actor who is also involved in politics.
The couple began dating in March 2011. The two dated each other for 2 years and then tied the knot in Hyderabad in the year 2013. The lovers had an Indian traditional wedding.
At the time of their marriage, her husband was still married to his now ex-wife, Renu Desai. Prior to this, Pawan was also married to Nandini from 1997 to 2008. From his previous marriage, her husband has a son Akira Nandan from his marriage with Renu. Akira was born in 2004. Her husband also has a daughter named Aadhya Konidala born in the year 2010.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Anna Lezhneva stands tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65 meters and her weight is around 172 lbs or 60 kgs. Likewise, she has brown hair and hazel eyes. Her chest-waist-hip body measurements are approximately 29-27-34 inches respectively. Moving on, she doesn’t seem to be active on any social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, etc. We are unable to track her personal accounts on any of these platforms.