Actor Tharun Kumar who entered the film industry as a child artiste this became a heartthrob for girls during the late 90s and early 2000s. There are rumours doing rounds that Tharun has now been approached to feature in the 4th edition of Bigg Boss Telugu reality show. It must be noted that the title logo of this show was launched very recently. However contrary to the reports floating around, the actor has now made it clear that he is not part of Bigg Boss reality show. He has is not interested in being part of the reality show ever. Tharun’s statement reads as follows - “Hello everyone, I hope you are all doing well during these difficult times. I wanted to let all of you know about the news doing rounds on social media platforms and a few newspapers about me being on Bigg Boss which is completely false. I would like to clarify once and for all that I am neither a part of it, nor am I interested in being a part of it. These are just rumors. Do not believe or spread fake news. Please take care... #stayhomestaysafe. Thank you all for your love & support - Yours Tharun.” 

Tarun is the child of popular Telugu actress G Roja Ramani and Chakrapani. Tarun received the National Film Award for Best Child Artist in 1991, for his work in Mani Ratnam's Anjali, which was India's official entry to the Oscars for that year. Tarun then acted in a Malayalam children's film, Abhayam in the same year, which won the National Film Award for Best Children's Film for that year. As a child artist, Tarun starred in super hits such as Manasu Mamatha, Surya IPS, Aditya 369, Teja, My Dear Muthachan, and Johny. After a successul stint as a child artist, Tharun became a hero after a gap of 7 years. Tarun was the lead actor in the blockbuster Nuvve Kavali in 2000, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu for that year, and Tarun won several awards that year for his performance. Apart from featuring in several Telugu films, Tarun has acted as the lead in two Tamil films Punnagai Desam and Enakku 20 Unakku 18. He hasn’t acted in a Tamil film ever since. He has also been silent for a couple of years in Tollywood as well waiting for the right script to make a comeback.