His words on one occasion created a sensation at that time… It must be said that there is no Hero who can beat Chiranjeevi in the stardom…
Chiranjeevi – Mammootty : Chiranjeevi is the only Hero in the Telugu film industry who has been in the untouchable range for four decades. He is expanding his position as a megastar and moving forward. Chiranjeevi is the only great Hero who came to the industry by playing small roles and rising up one step at a time. It must be said that Chiranjeevi's name will remain memorable as long as the Telugu film industry exists. Such are his services to the industry.
And if this is the case, if Chiranjeevi is well recognized as a megastar in Telugu, Mammootty has also earned a star status for himself as a megastar in the Malayalam industry. But who has more craze among these two has become a hot topic now. In fact, we know that Chiranjeevi is the top Hero in India. But Mammootty is limited to Malayalam only and he does not have a big market.
But whether in terms of making experimental films or acting, Mammootty has played very diverse roles. He has done more diverse roles than Chiranjeevi. However, Mammootty is far behind in beating Chiranjeevi in stardom. Chiranjeevi ranks first among the heroes with more stardom. He has a huge fan following in South and North.
Although Chiranjeevi did not do films in North, he has a good craze there too. Amitabh Bachchan, Bollywood's Big B, says that seeing Chiranjeevi scares me. Because he is not a competition for me, he is going ahead and surpassing me, his words created a sensation at that time.