Chirakkal Kalidasan is a famous Asian elephant. He is the second tallest elephant in India. He is famous for his huge fan base and he acted a major role in the film Bahubali. He is also known as Gajaraja Bahubali.
Kalidasan was born wild in Karnataka forests. Chirakkal Kalidasan is currently at 317.5 cm (10 ft 5 in), he is the second tallest captive elephants in the state and is also known for winning in some Thalappokkam (heads-up) competitions.
Kalidasan is a star elephant in Malayalam cinema. Kalidasan is known for acting in movies, notably in the 2017 epic film, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion. He has also acted in the movies Pattabhishekham, Punyalan Agarbattis and Dil Se. He also acted in a musical video called "Gajam", sung by Vijay Yesudas.
In 2020, he became a part of the promo video by Indian Super League club Kerala Blasters. In the early 2010s, he was given the name Junior Thechikkot by elephant lovers. Kalidasan is also known for taking part in photoshoots with actors and models.