Veteran actor Krishna, his wife Vijay Nirmala, well-known director Rajamouli and actors Venkatesh, Jagapathi Babu, Naga Babu, Srikanth, Allu Arjun, Nithin and Varun Tej also voted at various polling stations at Jubliee Hills here.
After coming out of the polling stations, they posed for cameras with their inked fingers and appealed to all citizens to exercise their democratic right.
With celebrities making a beeline, officials hoped that this would help improve the poll percentage in Hyderabad. In 2014, the city had registered 53 per cent turnout.
The election authorities and the NGOs conducted awareness programmes, especially in urban areas, to increase the polling percentage.
Chiranjeevi, who had been focusing on films last four years, stayed away from campaigning in Telangana.
Polling to elect a state Assembly was underway in Telangana in all of the 119 constituencies in the first full-fledged election in the country's youngest state.
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