|Species||Elephas maximus (Asian elephant)|
|Known for||Thrissur Pooram Baahubali 2|
|Height||3.17 m (10 ft 5 in)|
Chirakkal Kalidasan (born c. 1980) is a famous elephant, tallest elephant in Kerala because he is third tallest elephant in India. 
Chirakkal Kalidasan is currently at 317 cm, he is one of the tallest captive elephants in the state[better source needed]and is also known for winning in some Thalappokkam (heads-up) competitions.
Kalidasan was born wild in Karnataka forests. Chirakkal Kalidasan is a male Asian elephant (Elephas maximus). He was brought into Kerala by Manissey Hari and was later bought by Chirakkal Madhu in the 2000s.[better source needed]
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...
In 2018, he 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.