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Mahesh Babu Wiki
Mahesh Babu was born on 9th August 1975 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He was brought up by his paternal grandmother Durgamma. He completed his schooling at St. Bede's school and obtained an Honours Degree in Commerce from Loyola College, Chennai. He commenced his acting career at the tender age of 4 in the movie "Needa". He used to spend much time on sets with his father, so this attracted him towards films. He acted in seven of his father's films as a child actor. Apart from acting and modeling, Mahesh also lent his voice for movies like "Jalsa" and "Baadshah". He secured 2nd position in the Times 50 Most Desirable men in India for the year 2012, beating the likes of Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan and Sharukh Khan. In January 2013, Mahesh was ranked 31st on business magazine Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list. Based on 2011-12 survey he, stood at 15th position among India's highest earning celebrities, with earnings of over INR 42.25 crore.
Mahesh Babu is considered as one of the most popular actors in Telugu cinema. He has started his acting career at a tender age of 4 years. In 1983, at the age of 8, he played a role in the film Poratam since they were having difficulty casting for the role of Krishna's sibling. In Sankharavam film he faced the cameras with his father directing him for the first time. In 1999, Mahesh was re-introduced as a full-fledged hero with the movie "Raja Kumarudu".
Mahesh was seen in film Vamsi opposite Namrata Shirodkar. In 2001, his successful movie Murari, earned him praises from all sections of audience and from critics. He bagged a Nandi Special Jury Award for his performance in the film. His film Dookudu completed a successful run in 152 centres after 50 days and stands at 1st position in Top TFI Films CNN-IBN for the year 2011, declared him as the Actor of the Year. His 2013 film is " 1 ".
Allu Arjun Wiki
Allu Arjun is the handsome Indian film actor in Tollywood industry. He is referred to as Stylish Star and Bunny. He won "CineMAA Award" for his debut film "Gangotri". He also won two "Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award" for Parugu and Vedam, two "Nandi Special Jury Award" for Arya and Parugu films. Being a non-Malayalam actor he has got huge fan following in Kerala. Bunny worked as a child artist in the film "Vijetha". He did a minor role with his uncle Chiranjeevi in the movie "Daddy". In addition to films, he is currently the brand ambassador for brands like Joy Alukkas and Colgate. He has got fan following in Kerala and being called as "Mallu Arjun". He is pretty stylish in his mannerisms. His dance steps are accomplished with full of energy and sparkle. He has highest number of fans for any South Indian actor on Facebook
Allu Arjun was born on 8 April 1982 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He did his schooling in St Patrick School, Chennai and has done his BBA Degree from MSR College, Hyderabad. He was pretty quiet during his childhood from LKG to 7th Class. During school days he, practiced gymnastics, which is his passion and he also used to go to martial arts classes. Before entering into film industry, he has undergone informal acting training from Kishore Naveet Kapur at Mumbai in 2002. He is well-known as stylish star for his unique way of acting and dancing. He is also known for changing his hair style and body physic for each movie that he does. He stands as a role model for the youth. Every year on his bithday, he donates blood and attends functions for physically and mentally challenged kids. Currently he is coming up with the film "Race Gurram".
Bunny has first started his carrer as a child artist with the film "Vijetha" and later featured in the movie "Daddy", for a small role. He then appeared as a lead in Gangotri and in Aarya as second film. With the character Aarya, he created revolution in the film industry and gained all the audience hearts. He next starred in V. V. Vinayak's "Bunny", which gave his nick name as Bunny. In the film he played the role as a college student. His next film was Musical Love Story "Happy" opposite Genelia D'Souza. He starred as Bunny, a happy-go-lucky guy working as a pizza delivery boy who lives life for the moment and his performance was well acclaimed. With the movie "Desamuduru", he became the first Telugu actor to sport with six-pack. For this film he was also nominated for Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award. His last film was a Romantic Love story Iddarammayilatho. He is currently doing a film "Yevadu" for a cameo appearance. "Race Gurram" is his coming movie as a lead and "Bharosa" a tamil remake film.
Pawan Kalyan Wiki
Power Start Pawan Kalyan is an Indian Film actor, martial artist, director, screenwriter, stunt coordinator, choreographer, who is best known for Tollywood films. He made his acting debut in 1996 Telugu film Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi. For his film "Tholi Prema", he has won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu for that year. He has featured in several films like Gokulamlo Seetha, Suswagatham, Tholi Prema, Thammudu, Badri, Kushi, Jalsa. His film Gabbar Singh, earned him many more fans. He was listed 53 in Forbes India top 100 Celebrities for the year 2012. In December 2013, Pawan Kalyan was ranked 26 in India's Forbes list with an earnings of Rs 57 crore.
Pawan Kalyan was born as Konidala Kalyan Babu on 2 September 1971, in Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh. He has stopped his studies with intermediate. He was awarded the title "Pawan", symbolizing Hanuman. That's the moment, he started using the name Pawan Kalyan. He has acted in over 22 films till date including guest appearances. He is a trained Martial Artist. He holds a black belt in karate and has exhibited his s****s in several of his films. He publicly performed his martial arts s****s at several auditoriums. He is highly influenced by Che Guevara, Jiddu Krishnamurti and Swami Vivekananda's philosophy. Pawan has started an organization called Common Man Protection Force(CMPF) in October 2007. He has contributed Rs. 1 crore INR towards the corpus fund, CMPF aims to solve the social problems, help the neglected sections of the society, in India.
Pawan Kalyan Babu steped into Telugu film industry with the 1996 film "Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi" with his birth name Kalyan Babu. This movie ran for 100days and has became superhit. In 1998, Tholi Prema was released and has won a National Award and six Nandi Awards. He has featured in the film Thammudu, in the role as a kick boxer. This was one of the biggest hits in the year 1999 which helped him to build a loyal fan base. In 2000, he acted in Puri Jagannadh's first directorial venture Badri, which was also the blockbuster hit.
Later Kalyan was seen in several films like Johnny, Gudumba Shankar, Balu ABCDEFG, Bangaram, Annavaram, which did'nt hit the box-office. In 2012, Pawan was seen in Gabbar Singh, which is the remake of the 2010 Hindi film Dabangg. It stood as the highest grossing film of all time in Tollywood. His latest release is "Attharintiki Daaredhi", for which he scored huge appaluses.
Pawan Kalyan was born to Konidela Venkata Rao and Anjana Devi. He is the younger brother of super star cum politician Chiranjeevi and telugu film actor and producer Nagendra Babu. Tollywood film actor Ram Charan Tej is his nephew. He is the paternal uncle of film star Allu Arjun. Pawan is first married to Nandini, who is not from the film industry. Later they got divorced and then he married Renu Desai, who is a former model and actress.
Birth name : Konidala Kalyan Babu
Name : Pawan Kalyan
Birthplace : Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh
Date of birth : 2 September 1971
Age : 42 years
Height : 5'10"
Weight : 68 kgs
Zodiac Sign : Virgo
Spouse : Renu Desai (divorced), Anna Lezhneva (Present)
Occupation : Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Stunt coordinator, Choreographer, Playback Singer
First debut movie : Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi
Pawan Kalyan Babu is in relationship with his Theenmaar film co-star Donna aka Anna Lezhneva. She is not an Indian and belongs to Russian country. The couple even has a son. Pawan had applied for his third marriage at the Erragadda Sub-registrar Office in Hyderabad. This has created a sensation among fans and even in film industry. He has done his third marriage in 2013.
Konidela Kalyan Babu got married to Nandini, a Visakhapatnam resident, on 17 May 1997. The couple separated after two years of marriage. Then he started dating his co-star Renu Desai and tied her knot on 28 January 2009. She is an Indian film actress and former model. She worked as a costume designer for most of his films. The couple has a son born in 2004 named, Akira Nandan Konidala and daughter Aadhya Konidala, 2010 born. Pawan again married Anna Lezhneva in December 2013.
Pawan Kalyan in Attarintiki Daredi
Attarintiki Daredi is a 2013 Telugu Comedy drama film directed by Trivikram Srinivas featuring Pawan Kalyan and Samantha in lead roles and Pranitha as second lead. The film opened to highly positive reviews and eventually went on to become the highest grossing Telugu film of all time. The film is a family entertainer, which attracted all the type of audience.
1996 Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi
1997 Gokulamlo Seetha
1998 Tholi Prema
2003 Johnny (Director)
2004 Shankar Dada MBBS (Special Appearance)
2012 Gabbar Singh
2013 Attarintiki Daredi
2014 Gabbar Singh 2
Awards and Nominations
2013 - Filmfare Award for Best Actor
2013 - SIIMA Award for Best Actor
2013 - CineMAA Award for Best Actor
2001 - Sivaranjani Award for Best Actor
2013 - Big Telugu Entertainment Award for Best Actor
Pawan Kalyan Gabbar Singh 2
After the success of Gabbar Singh, Konidela Kalyan Babu is interested to star in Gabbar Singh 2. As per the latest reports, the film will go on floors by May and might be ready for release by Dasara. Director Sampath Nandi said that, "Although it's a sequel, 'Gabbar Singh 2' is not an extension of 'Gabbar Singh'. The regular shooting will commence from May onwards and we plan to release the film for Dussehra. We are still in the process of zeroing in on the rest of the cast".
Pawan Kalyan has steped into politics with the seperate party named 'Jana Sena', which means "People's Army". On March 10, 2014 he has submitted an application for registering the party name. The actor is now supporting BJP party in the central and Telugu Desam in the State wide. Not only, he has grabbed the audience with his acting s****s, he has also mesmerised the people with his political speech. He is disappointed that, his friend Potluri Vara Prasad could not contest the polls either as a TD nominee or a BJP candidate from the Vijayawada LS segment.
Pawan Kalyan is teaming up in a mult-starrer film with Victory Venkatesh, who has previously done with Mahesh babu and Ram. The untitled film is jointly being produced by Venkatesh's brother Suresh Babu and Sharath Marar, a close associate of Pawan. The film will be the remake of english movie "The Man Who Sued God" and the recent hindi film "Oh My God". Actor Venky and Pawan have maintained a close relationship since few years and both are known to share common ideologies.
2004 Gudumba Shankar
2013 Attarintiki Daredi
2004 Gudumba Shankar
2004 Gudumba Shankar
The angry young star of tollywood industry Taraka Rama Rao aka Jr.NTR is the mass entertainer. He is Tollywood film actor, playback singer and also accomplished Kuchipudi dancer. He is best known for his dancing s****s and dialogue delivery. Tarak has made his film debut at the age of eight as a child artist in the movie "Brahmarshi Viswamitra" in 1991. His first film in lead role was "Ninnu Chudalani" in 2001. He then appeared in many successful films such as Aadi, Simhadri, Rakhi, Yamadonga, Brindavanam, Adhurs, Dammu, Baadshah. He is last seen in the film "Ramayya Vasthavayya". He was listed as 66 in "Forbes" India top 100 celebrities for the year 2012.
Taraka Rama Rao Jr was born on 20 May 1983 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. He did his schooling from Vidyaranya High school and completed his intermediate from St.Mary's College, Hyderabad. At a very early age he learned the Indian classical dance Kuchipudi and during his school days he performed shows at various places both in India and abroad winning laurels and awards. In a short span of time he was claimed as a mass and heart winner. He is the one among the top actors in the south, worked for 23 films in his career. He has won two "Andhra Pradesh Nandi Awards", one "Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award" and three CineMAA Awards. Not only the actor, he is also the brand ambassador for several brands like Malabar Gold, Himani Navaratna Oil and Zandu Balm in Andhra Pradesh. He is called as "Young Tiger NTR". He was one of the supporter for Telugu Desam Party for Indian general election held in 2009. He has high voltage energy, enthusiasm and command in action, dances, *****s, dialogue delivery and the charm to pull masses.
Name : Taraka Rama Rao Jr
Called name : Jr.NTR, Tarak and Young Tiger
Date of birth : 20th May 1983
Age : 30 years
Height : 5'6"
Weight : 72 kgs
Zodiac sign : Gemini
College : St.Mary's College, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Religion : Hindu
Spouse : Narne Lakshmi Pranathi
Eye catching personality, Jr.NTR has started his career as a child artist with the movie "Brahmarshi Viswamithra". From then, he continued his successful acting with several movies and has got many hits. His 2003 movie "Simhadri" went on to become an industry hit. His film Rakhi directed by Pasupuleti Krishna Vamsi, which proved an average grosser at the box office. But he earned great reviews from his fans. He rocked with his performance. In year 2010 he appeared in two movies "Adhurs" and "Brindavanam", which were hit at the box office. His recent movie "Baadshah" became one of the Blockbusters of 2013 by collecting 59.8 crores. He recently appeared in the film "Ramayya Vasthavayya", which has collected 32 crore Worldwide.
Jr.NTR is one of the handsome personalities in the tollywood, who was born to a telugu film actor and Rajya Sabha MP Harikrishan and his second wife Shalini. He is the grandson of Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (Sr.NTR) who was a telugu actor, director, producer and a former politician, who served as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh for three terms. He has one elder brother Kalyan Ram and sister Suhasini, whose parents are Harikrishna and Lakshmi. In 2013 Sr.NTR has been voted as the greatest Indian actor by a poll conducted by CNN-IBN. Bala Krishna is his paternal uncle of Jr.NTR, who is the tollywood actor and politician. Jr.NTR is married to a beautiful girl Lakshmi Pranathi.
One of the tollywood top actors, Jr.NTR is married to Lakshmi Pranathi on 5th May 2011 in the presence of over 15,000 guests, 12,000 of which were just his fans. An estimated Rs.18 crore was spent on this high profile wedding held at Hitex grounds. Pranathi is the daughter of Srinivasa Rao, who is the owner of telugu news channel "Studio N" and also the relative of Jr.Ntr's uncle the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Chandrababu Naidu. Long ago there were gossips that, ntr wife Lakshmi Pranathi, will make her silver screen debut. But later there was no official proceedings.
Jr.Ntr in Ramaiya Vastavaiya
Ramayya Vasthavayya is a 2013 tollywood movie written and directed by Harish Shankar. The film was produced by Dil Raju under their Sri Venkateswara Creations banner. The film features Jr. NTR, Samantha and Shruti Haasan in lead roles. The film released worldwide on 11 October 2013 and received mixed reviews from critics.
Actor : Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao garu and Nandamuri BalaKrishna
Actress : Sridevi and Catherine Zeta Jones
Car : Mercedes Benz SLK500
Colour : White
Dress : Any Casual wear that suits
Drink : Watermelon juice
Food : Anything eatable
Fruit : Watermelon
Game : Cricket and Badminton
Movie : Dana Veera Sura Karna
Music : Rock Music (Metallica Group)
Jr.Ntr in Rabasa
Jr.Ntr is coming up with the film "Rabasa", which is being directed by Santosh Srinivas. The film is billed as a mass action entertainer. Samantha is playing the female lead yet again with NTR. Beelamkonda Suresh is producing this big ticket venture under the Sri Sai Ganesh Productions banner. The shooting of the film has started in the August 2013 and will hit the screens in 2014.
1991 Brahmarshi Viswamitra
2001 Student No.1
2013 Ramaiya Vastavaiya
2016 Daana Veera Soora Karna
Awards and Nominations
1996 Yuvakalavahini Award
Bharathmuni Arts Academy Award
AP Cinegoer's Association Awards
2001 AP Cinegoer's Association Awards
2002 Nandi Awards
Filmfare Awards South
2007 FNCC Telugu Cinema Awards
Prabhas Raju Wiki
Prabhas Raju Uppalapati is the handsome hunk and trendsetter, Popularly Known as "Prabhas" is an Indian film actor in tollywood is referred to as "Young Rebal Star". He made his first debut with Eeshwar in 2002. Later on, he worked for a blockbuster movie "Varsham" and won "Santosham Best Young Performer Award" in 2004. He also won "CineMAA Award for Best Actor-Jury" for the movie "Darling" in the year 2010. Youth audience are passionate about his physique and try to attain it. The 2013, film "Mirchi" fetched highly positive reviews and also became a sensational Blockbuster of Tollywood in the year.
The dynamic actor, Prabhas Raju was born on 23rd October 1979 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He did his schooling in DNR School at Bheemavaram and intermediate in Sri Chaitanya College at Hyderabad. He had completed his B.Tech/B.E degree. In a very little span of time, he became popular in tollywood industry. His paternal uncle Krishanam Raju is his inspiration to become a successful actor. In 2012 Prabhas has nominated for "South Indian International Moive Award" (for the Best Actor category) for the movie "Mr.Perfect". He is mostly known for his die hearted personality, smartness and has a lot many female fans. He worked hard and built an awesome body for the movie "Chatrapathi", which is the Blockbuster hit in his career. Currently, he is working for his upcoming movie "Bahubali".
Name : Prabhas Raju
Calling name : Prabhas
Referred as : Young Rebel Star, Darling, Mr. Perfect
Date of birth : 23 October, 1979
Age : 34 years
Height : 6'2"
Weight : 86 kgs (normal weight)
Weight for Baahubali movie : 200 kgs
Zodiac Sign : Scorpio
Hobbies : Watching movies
High School : DNR School, Bheemavaram
Inter College : Sri Chaitanya College
First debut movie : Eshwar, 2002
Best Friend In Tollywood : Gopi Chand, Allu Arjun
Prabhas has started his career with the movie "Eeshwar" but gained recognition for the blockbuster hit romantic film "Varsham". He is laste seen in the family entertrainer "Mirchi", opposite stunning actress Anushka Shetty. The became super successful and has got great applauses from the audience.
Prabhas was born to Suryanarayana Raju and Siva Kumari in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His family is from Mogalturu village in West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh. He is the third among three children. He has elder brother Pramod and sister Pragathee. He is the nephew of famous tollywood actor and politician Krishnam Raju. Heartbreaking news for many telugu girls, prabhas is getting married in the next year, buzz reported. He is very much inspired by his uncle Krishnam Raju and also acquired the title "Young Rebel Star" from the prominent actor Krishnam Raju's title "Rebel Star".
Rumours are rolling up that Prabhas is dating the tollywood beauty Kajal Aggarwal. They have met on the sets of Darling movie and got very close to each other. It is also claimed that Kajal has traveled to Bangkok, where Prabhas Raju was filming Rebel, "Kajal was here on New Year's Eve. She spent a few days in Bangkok and visited Prabhas on his film sets", confirmed by a crew member.
Prabhas in Baahubali
Baahubali is the an upcoming two-part Indian epic film that will be shot back to back in Telugu and Tamil languages simultaneously. The film features Young Rebel Star Prabhas and stunning Anushka Shetty in main leads. Actor Rana Daggubati will be seen as playing as an antagonist. The film is directed by S. S. Rajamouli and produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni under Arka Media Works banner. Prabhas is doing hard work to reach the director's wave-length. He learnt horse riding for Rajamouli. Apart from other lover boy looks, he will be seen in a different avatar in "Baahubali". For this movie recently Prabhas and Rana have became Hulks of the year 2013. The visual effects in the movie will creat a new bench mark in Indian cinema.
Favourite Actress : Savitri
Favourite Holiday Spot : London
Favourite Heroines : Trisha, Shreya & Jayasudha
Favourite Sport : Volley Ball
Favorite Movie : Baktha Kannappa & Geethanjali
Favorite Muisc Director : A.R Rahman
Favorite Color : Black
Favorite Hollywood Hero : Robert De Niro
Favorite Novel : Fountain Head
Favorite Flower : Tulips
Favorite Dish : Biryani
Favorite Song : Mellaga Karagani(Varsham)
Favorite Color : Black
Favorite Out Fit : Casuals
2011 Mr. Perfect
Awards and Nominations
2004 Santosham Film Awards (won)
2010 CineMAA Awards (won)
2004 Filmfare Awards South (won)
2012 South Indian International Movie Awards (won)
Naga Chaitanya Wiki
Naga Chaitanya is an Indian film actor, who mainly appears in Telugu films. He made his acting debut with the film "Josh". His second movie "Ye Maaya Chesave", opposite Samantha went on to hit the box-office.
The young Tollywood actor Naga Chaitanya was born on 23 November 1986, in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. He completed his schooling at PSBB School in Chennai. He used to play the guitar and keyboard occasionally for his school band He has done his college education in Hyderabad. After his college studies, he went to an acting school in Mumbai. Later joined Hollywood Studios in California (USA), to learn dance and *****s. He has a big love for automotive and sometimes participates in organised motorsports till date.
Name : Naga Chaitanya
Nick name : Chaitu, Chaitanya, Nava Yuva Samrat
Birthplace : Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Date of birth : 23 November 1986
Age : 27 years
Height : 5'9"
Zodiac sign : Sagittarius
Education : PSBB School in Chennai, Acting school in Hollywood Studios, California
Occupation : Actor
First/Debut movie : Josh (Telugu)
Naga Chaitanya has been introduced into the Telugu film industry with the film "Josh", in which he played the role of a college student. He has featured alongside debutant Karthika Nair, who is the daughter of Tollywood yesteryears actress Radha. His second film is "Ye Maaya Chesave", which went on to hit the box-office. He starred opposite debutant actress Samantha and their on-screen chemistry is really awesome. His next movie was Sukumar's 100% Love with Tamannaah Bhatia has gained success in the box office. He was last seen in a multi-starrer film "Tadakha". Naga Chaitanya is currently working with the Director Deva Katta for the movie Autonagar Surya alongside Samantha once again. He recently accepted his grandfather Dr D Rama Naidu's Punjabi film titled Singh Vs Kaur, to remake in Telugu. The gorgeous actress Tamanna will share the screen space alongwith him.
Naga Chaitanya was born into a filmy family to Tollywood handsome actor Nagarjuna and Lakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati. After his parents divorce, he shifted to Chennai with his mother. His mother from Naidu's family. Actress Amala is his step-mother. His step-brother is Akhil Akkineni. His paternal grandfather Akkineni Nageswara Rao was a best Telugu film actor and stage performer, who has expired recently. The famous Indian film producer Daggubati Ramanaidu is his maternal grandfather. Victory Venkatesh, who is a tollywood film actor is his maternal uncle. Naga Chaitanya cousins are Sushanth, Sumanth and Rana Daggubati, who are Telugu film actors.
Now-a-days live-in relationships are being common in the film industries. Gossips are rolling over cine actors and their relationships. Recently buzz revealed that handsome hero Naga Chaitanya, has been dating a beautiful girl since few years. In an interview, he also opened up that, he is seeing a girl but din't revealed anything regarding this matter. He said that, "Yes. I'm seeing someone but no, I won't tell you if she is from Hyderabad or Chennai". He is not in a hurry to enter wedlock anytime soon. Currently, he is focusing on his establishment in the Telugu film industry as a best lead actor. He is also planning to expand his career by entering into other industries also.
Naga Chaitanya in Tadakha
Tadakha is the multi-starrer film featured Naga Chaitanya and Sunil in lead roles. It is a 2013 Telugu action film directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasani. Chaitanya played the role as Karthik, Sunil was seen in the role as Sivarama Krishna. Tamannaah and Andrea Jeremiah was seen in the female leads.
Naga Chaitanya in Manam
Manam is an upcoming Telugu comedy drama directed by Vikram Kumar. The film stars all the three generations of Akkineni family Nageswara Rao, Nagarjuna and Naga Chaitanya. The principal shooting of the film began on 7 June 2013. Samantha Ruth Prabhu for the third time playing opposite to Chaitanya. Shooting for the role of actor Nageswara Rao is completed. He has recently died and this Manam film will be his last movie.
Naga Chaitanya in Autonagar Surya
Autonagar Surya is an upcoming Telugu film, which is writen, directed, story and screenplay is by Deva Katta. It is a political thriller film, featuring Naga Chaitanya and Samantha in main lead. Rakul Preet Singh and Sai Kumar will be seen in pivotial roles. Music is composed by Anoop Rubens. Chaitanya will be seen in the title name Surya and Samantha as Shirisha. The audio is released on 16 January 2014. At first movie is set to release on 31st January 2014 but later shifted to 7 February 2014.
2010 Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (Guest appearance) (Tamil)
2010 Ye Maaya Chesave
2011 100% Love
Awards and Nominations
Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut - South Nandi Award
Nominated - SIIMA Award for Best Actor
Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actor
2014 Autonagar Surya
Daggubati Venkatesh is the veteran Indian film actor known for his acting s****s primarily in Telugu cinema. In an career span of 22 years, he has featured in 70 films and has won 28 awards. He has played a variety of roles from action to comedy. He has also featured in some Bollywood films. He is the co-owner of Suresh Productions, which is one of the largest film production companies in India. He has acted several films under this production house, which turned out to be blockbusters. For his several successful films, he is widely accepted as "Victory Venkatesh". Apart from films, he is the Captain of Telugu Warriors representing Tollywood in Celebrity Cricket League. On April 24, 2010, he has signed Manappuram General Finance and Leasing Ltd as their brand ambassador for Andhra Pradesh.
The tremendous actor Daggubati Venkatesh was born on 13 December 1960, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He has done his schooling in Don Bosco, Egmore, Chennai. He graduated with a Bachelors in Commerce from Loyola College, Chennai and received his MBA from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, USA. After his comeback to India, he decided to get into film production but has became Telugu film actor instead. He made his acting debut as a child artist in the film Prem Nagar. In the year 1986, he debuted as a main lead in the film "Kaliyuga Pandavulu", which earned him Nandi award for best male debut actor. He has won 7 Nandi awards, 4 Filmfare Awards and many other awards as best actor for playing a variety of challenging roles. He is currently shooting for Krishna Vamsi's untitled project.
Full name : Daggubati Venkatesh
Name : Venkatesh
Other names : Venky, Victory Venkatesh
Birthplace : Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Current residence : Film Nagar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Date of birth : 13 December 1960
Age : 53 years
Height : 6'
Spouse : Neeraja
Education : MBA from USA
Occupation : Actor
First debut movie : Kaliyuga Pandavulu (as main lead)
After Venkatesh first film Kaliyuga Pandavulu, he has acted in Swarnakamalam, directed by K Viswanath, which was exhibited at the 1989 International Film Festival of India and also earned him second Nandi award. He appeared in the successful musical romance film Prema, which fetched him both Filmfare Award and Nandi Award for acting. He also received Filmfare Award for best acting for the film Bobbili Raja opposite Divya Bharti. He appeared in Bollywood flick Taqdeerwala alongside Raveena Tandon. He featured in several family entertainers like Preminchukundam Raa, Suryavamsam, Premante Idera, Raja, Kalisundam Raa, Jayam Manade Raa, Sankranthi and many more.
He was also seen in romantic-comedy films such as Prematho Raa, Nuvvu Naaku Nachav and Malliswari alongside Katrina Kaif. He then appeared in the action blockbuster Gharshana. He received critical acclaim for his performance in Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, a multi starrer of contemporary Telugu cinema alongside Mahesh Babu. In 2013, he is last seen in the film "Masala", which is also a multi starrer film alonside Ram. His upcoming film is "Radha", in 2014.
Victory Venkatesh was born into Naidu Family to prestigeous "Dadasaheb Phalke" awards winner Daggubati Ramanaidu and Rajeswari Daggubati. He has one elder brother Daggubati Suresh Babu, who is the Managing Director of Suresh Productions. He has one younger sister, Lakshmi. Telugu film actor Akkineni Nagarjuna is his ex brother-in-law. The Tollywood film actors Rana Daggubati and Naga Chaitanya Akkineni are his nephew.
Venkatesh is married to Neeraja Daggubati in the year 1985. She is not from a filmy background. The couple has three daughters namely Hayavahini Daggubati, Aashritha Daggubati, Bhavana Daggubati and a son Arjun Daggubati.
Venkatesh in Masala
Masala is a 2013 Telugu film directed by K. Vijaya Bhaskar and jointly produced by Daggubati Suresh Babu and Sravanthi Ravi Kishore. It is a remake of the 2012 Hindi film Bol Bachchan. The famous actors Venkatesh and Ram Pothineni have reprised the roles of Ajay Devgan and Abhishek Bachchan respectively.
Venkatesh in Radha
Victory Venkatesh have signed the upcoming film "Radha", which is directed by Maruthi. He has given the commercial hit films like Ee Rojullo, Bus stop and recent film Prema katha chitram. In the film Radha, Venkatesh will be seen playing a politician role for the first time. He will be seen in the role as Home Minister. Maruthi has wrapped up the script. The film will also have a matured love story. The film will hit the floors in January 2014. Nayanthara has been teamed up with Venkatesh for this film. Reports said that, she has already signed for the project. Venkatesh and Nayan had already worked in Lakshmi and Thulasi and this will be the third time for the actors to work with.
Victory Venkatesh is currently busy with the shooting of "Radha". He is now has signed up a new film under Suresh Productions banner. The film will be the remake of Malayalam super hit Drishyam starring Mohanlal and Meena in main leads. The Telugu version will be produced jointly by Suresh Productions and Wide Angle Creations. In the meantime, he will be shooting for Maruthi directorial Radha and Bollywood hit remake Oh My God.
Awards and Nominations
1986 Kinnera Award
1986 Nandi Awards
1988 Nandi Special Jury Award
1991 Bhagyanagar Award
1991 Madras filmfans award
1992 Yuvavahini Award
1992 Cinegoers Award
1995 Vamsi Berkley Award
2005 Santosham Best Actor Award
1971 Prem Nagar (child artist)
1986 Kaliyuga Pandavulu(as a main lead)
1986 Brahma Rudrulu
1987 Srinivasa Kalyanam
1988 Brahma Puthrudu
1988 Swarna Kamalam
1990 Bobbili Raja
1991 Coolie No.1
1991 Kshana Kshanam
1993 Kondapalli Raja
1996 Dharma Chakram
1996 Pavithra Bandham
2000 Kalisundam Raa
2010 Namo Venkatesa
2013 Krishna Vamsi's untitled project
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