Nani real name Naveen Babu Ghanta is a well-known Indian film actor, producer, and television presenter. He is primarily known for his work in Telugu cinema and a few Tamil movies. He made his acting debut with the 2008 romantic comedy Ashta Chamma and went on to star in numerous commercially successful movies.
Nani was born on 24 February 1984 in Hyderabad, India. His father’s name is Rambabu Ghanta and his mother’s name is Vijayalakshmi Ghanta. He has a sister Deepthi Ghanta. Nani married Anjana Yelavarthy on 27 October 2012 after dating for a while. The couple is blessed with a son Arjun, who born in 2017.
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|Birth Name||Naveen Babu Ghanta|
|Nick Name||Nani, Natural Star|
|Age||(as in 2022) 38 Years|
|Debut||• Film: Ashta Chamma (2008, Telugu)|
• Veppam (2011, Tamil)
• TV: Bigg Boss Telugu 2 (2018)
• Producer: D for Dopidi (2013)
|Famous Role||"Lakkaraju" aka "Lucky" in Telugu film 'Bhale Bhale Magadivoy' (2015)|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Pisces|
|Birth Place||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Date of Birth||24 February 1984|
|Residence||A villa near Gachibowli, Hyderabad|
|Home Town||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Mother's Name||Vijayalakshmi Ghanta|
|Father's Name||Rambabu Ghanta|
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Marriage Date||27 October 2012|
|School||St. Alphonsa's High School, Hyderabad|
|College/University||• Narayana Junior College, Hyderabad|
• Wesley Degree College, Secunderabad
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 168 cm|
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
|Weight (Approx.)||in kilograms- 65 kg|
in pounds- 143 lbs
|Chest Size||40 inches|
|Biceps Size||12 inches|
|Waist Size||30 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Caste / Ethnicity||Kamma|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||9 US|
|Favourite Food||Idli Sambar, Khichdi|
|Favourite Actors||Chiranjeevi, Sobhan Babu, Prabhas, Ravi Teja, Kamal Haasan|
|Favourite Films||Bollywood: The Hangover (2009)|
Hollywood: Life of Pi (2012)
Telugu: Galipatam (2014)
|Favourite Actresses||Savitri, Sridevi, Keerthy Suresh|
|Favourite Directors||Mani Ratnam, Bapu, Gautham Menon, Krishna Vamsi|
|Favourite Song||"Bhale Bhale Magadivoy" from the film 'Maro Charitra' (1978)|
|Favourite Music Director||Ilaiyaraaja|
|Favourite Fashion Brand||Zara|
|Favourite Destinations||Tirumala, Australia|
Nani completed his schooling at St. Alphonsa’s High School. Later, he went to Narayana Junior College, S.R Nagar, and completed his graduation from Wesley College.
In 2008, Nani took his first break for the Mohan Krishna Indraganti’s Telugu comedy movie Ashta Chamma, which accepts Thus the Significance of Earnest. And after portraying a great role in a movie, he was offered the subsequent 2 years as a lead male actor in 3 back-to-back movies, including Bheemili Kabaddi Jattu, Ride, and Snehituda.
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Nani Net Worth
According to Woodgram, Nani’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & much more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Nani in 2022?
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||Actor, Producer|
Noted, right now, We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update soon.
In 2011, Nani made his debut in the Tamil film industry by Anjana Ali Khan’ crime drama movie Veppam, in the northern part of Chennai. To become a well-known actor in his first acting stage, he was immensely resistant to work in Eega’ which was directed by the director S.S. Rajamouli and that very year he portrayed a key role in Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu even of Goutham Menon.
Nani started to create huge followers in the Tollywood film industry for his continuous super hit films. During the period of 2013-15, Nani confronted dense clashes in his career by the movies Paisa, Janda Pai Kapiraju, and Aaha Kalyanam. In 2015, Bhale Bhale Magadivoy set a new record to become a notable hit at the US box office.
Later, with Gentleman, Ninnu Kori, Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha, MCA(Middle-Class Abbayi), and Nenu Local, Nani was ready to return along with the blockbuster movies. In 2018, Nani made his debut on television from the reality show Bigg Boss Telugu season 2.
Apart from acting and hosting, Nani gave his voice to the 2013 Telugu movie D for Dopidi (heist film) directed by Siraj Kalla. Nani was lately seen in Telugu movies including Jersey, Devadas, Gand Leader, and his 25th movie V.
|2010||Bheemili Kabaddi Jattu|
Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu
Neethaane En Ponvasantham
|2013||D for Dopidi|
|2015||Janda Pai Kapiraju|
Bhale Bhale Magadivoy
|2016||Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha|
Middle Class Abbayi
The Lion King
Nani's Gang Leader
|2020||HIT: The First Case|
TV Shows & Serials List
|2015||Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu Season 2|
|2017||2nd IIFA Utsavam|
Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu Season 4
|2018||Bigg Boss Telugu Season 2|
Facts About Nani
- Does Nani drink alcohol?: Yes
- Does Nani smoke?: Not Known
- He was fond of direction during his college days, after seeing Mani Ratnam and Kamal Haasan’s direction movies.
- Nani was quite notorious during his college days and once got arrested.
- Watching his wish to learn the technique of filmmaking, his Anil (Producer) supported him to join director Bapu as a clap assistant in the movie Radha Gopalam in 2005.
- When he took a pause to work on a script to direct a film, his friend and RJ, Nandini Reddy, requested him to work as an RJ for World Space Satellite in Hyderabad, just for once in a week. He loved it so much that he did a show called Nonstop Nani and served there as an RJ for a year.
- His wife serves in the Marketing wing for Arka Media Works and has even served for the magnum opus Baahubali.
- For the film Yevade Subramanyam, Nani took bath only 8 times in 40 days as the shooting took place at the base camp of Mount Everest.
- Nani is an avid dog lover and has a pet dog named “Subu.”
- Because of his genuine acting and boy next door image, Nai has received the nickname Natural Star from his fans.
- Nani replaced Jr NTR as the host of Bigg Boss 2 Telugu in 2018.
- Nani is an ambivert, a mixture of both introverts and extroverts.
Is Nani a star kid?
Natural star Nani is one of the very few actors in Tollywood who made a name for himself despite having no family background. He is considered a top star among the tier 2 heroes and he opens up about it in an interview and shares his thoughts. Nani said, They are star kids and we’re self-made.
Which are Nani’s best movies?
Nani’s two movies Gentleman and Jersey was the top liked films by fans.
Is Nani going to be the next superstar of Tollywood?
Nobody knows! The film industry is like a gambling game nobody knows when their luck changes. So keep calm enjoy the best movies.
What is the meaning of V in Nani’s new film?
V stands for The villain’s name Vishnu aka Vicky.