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Mark Shankar Pawanovich is the name of Pawan Kalyan’s son!

Posted November 2nd, 2017, 11:43 AM IST

Mark Shankar Pawanovich is the name of Pawan Kalyan’s son!

Pawan Kalyan has taken his love and respect for elder brother Chiranjeevi to a whole new level by naming his newborn son after him. According to a source, Pawan Kalyan has named his newborn Mark Shankar Pawanovich.

All speculations about the name of the baby boy have now come to an end with the family source confirming the same. The source also goes on to reveal a few facts about the names of PK’s daughter and son.

Pawan Kalyan is married to Anna, who belongs to the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), which gives high importance to family life and religious traditions. After marrying Pawan Kalyan, Anna has adopted Indian traditions, yet not left her distinct religious practices. That is why the names of their children are quite unique, reflecting both Anna’s beliefs and Pawan Kalyan’s love for his family.

Pawan Kalyan with his wife
Pawan Kalyan with his wife

To decode the newborn’s name, Marcus is a very popular name among Christians and is taken from the god Mars. Shankar comes from Megastar Chiranjeevi’s original name, Siva Sankara Vara Prasad while Pawanovich is derived from PK’s name.

Interestingly, their daughter’s full name is Polina Anjana Pawanovna. Anjana Devi is PK’s mother while Pawanovna is taken from his name. Her first name, Polina taken from the Greek name Apollinaris.

Talk about an amalgamation of cultures! Pawan Kalyan has ensured that the names of his daughter and son reflect his wife’s religion while carrying his mother and brother’s names too.