Ravi Teja is a well-known Indian film actor. His real name is Ravi Shankar Raju Bhupatiraju. He is most active and works for Telugu cinema. Ravi Teja is famous for his comic dialogue, he is widely regarded as one of the most popular and best-paid actors in Telugu cinema, appearing in more than sixty films. He also won numerous awards for his work in the film industry including the Nandi Special Jury Award and the state Nandi Award for the best actor.
Ravi Teja was born in a Hindu family on 26 January 1968 in Jaggampeta, Andhra Pradesh, India. His father’s name is Raj Gopal Raju, a pharmacist and his mother’s name is Rajya Lakshmi Bhupatiraju, a housewife. Ravi is the eldest of three sons, the others being Bharath (who died on 24 June 2017, in a car accident) and Raghu, who are also actors. He spent most of her childhood in northern India because her father shifted very often because of his job. Ravi Teja is married to Kalyani Teja on 26 May 2002. The couple is blessed with a son Mahadhan Bhupatiraju and a daughter Mokshadha Bhupatiraju.
Ravi Teja Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Ravi Shankar Raju Bhupatiraju|
|Nick Name||Mass Raja|
|Age||(as in 2023) 51 Years|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Aquarius|
|Birth Place||Jaggampeta, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Date of Birth||26 January 1968|
|Residence||Film Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Home Town||Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Hobbies||Watching films and Travelling|
|Mother’s Name||Rajya Lakshmi Bhupatiraju|
|Father’s Name||Raj Gopal Raju (Pharmacist)|
|Brother||• Bharath Raju (Younger, Actor)|
• Raghu Raju (Younger, Actor)
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Marriage Date||26 May 2002|
|Children||• Daughter- Mokshadha Bhupatiraju|
• Son- Mahadhan Bhupatiraju
|School||N.S.M. Public School, Vijayawada|
|College/University||Siddhartha Degree College, Vijayawada|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Arts|
|Profession||Actor and Producer|
|Brands Endorsed||• Lunar – Footwear|
• Lord & Master
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 178 cm|
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilograms- 70 kg|
in Pounds- 154 lbs
|Chest Size||40 inches|
|Biceps Size||14 inches|
|Waist Size||32 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Hindu|
|Dress Size||4 US|
|Shoe Size||8 US|
|Favourite Director||Puri Jagannadh|
|Favourite Actors||Not Known|
|Favourite Colors||Not Known|
|Controversies||• He criticized film Kick 2 director, Surender Reddy, for the lengthy second-half part of the film.|
• Some controversies raised due to his film Bengal Tiger such as Sampath Nandi praised Pawan Kalyan in this film, and few dialogues in the film targeted Telugu Desham Party (TDP) and Pawan Kalyan.
Ravi Teja studied in different cities including Jaipur, Delhi, Mumbai, and Bhopal. He completed his schooling at N.S.M. Vijayawada Public School. Later, he got his degree in Bachelor of Arts from Siddhartha Degree College, Vijayawada. In the year 1988, Teja went to Chennai to start his acting career.
Ravi Teja started his career as a supporting artist in Karthavyam in 1990. He also worked as an assistant director for many Bollywood and Telugu movies and consequently played small roles in the movies Chaitanya (1991), Aaj Ka Goonda Raj (1992), Allari Priyudu (1993), Ninne Pelladata (1996), and Sindhooram (1997).
Ravi Teja Net Worth
According to Woodgram, Ravi Teja’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details has been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Ravi Teja in 2023?
|Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx)||$16 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||$12 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||INR 7 corer/film|
|Income Source||Actor and Producer|
Noted, Right now, We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update soon.
Ravi Teja was cast in a leading role by Srinu Vaitla for Nee Kosam in 1999. Following this, he apeared in many significant roles such as Chiranjeevi’s Annayya, Krishna Vamsi’s Samudram, and Budget Padmanabham. Teja also did lead roles in multi-starrer movies including Tirumala Tirupathi Venkatesa, Kshemanga Velli Labanga Randi, Sakuntumba Sapari Vare Sametham, and Ammayi Kosam.
In the year 2001, Teja’s connection with Puri Jagannadh began when he appointed Ravi as the lead actor in Itlu Sravani Subramanyam. The film was profitable and got Ravi Teja’s credibility as a solo lead actor. His next movie Avunu Valliddaru Ista Paddaru in 2002, directed by Vamsy and co-starring Kalyani was released. He again worked with director Puri Jagannadh for Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi in the year 2003. The movie co-starring Asin became a superhit.
In the year 2004, Ravi co-starred in Venky, which was directed by Srinu Vaitla. In the next year, his work included Bhadra directed by Boyapati Srinu, and Bhageeratha, directed by Rasool Ellore. Teja also worked in the crime movie Shock, which was produced by Ram Gopal Varma and directed by Harish Shankar.
His first release in 2011 was Mirapakay which was directed by Harish Shankar. Then he appeared in Ram Gopal Varma’s Dongala Mutha and made a cameo role in Katha Screenplay Darshakatvam Appalaraju, which was also directed by Ram Gopal Varma. In the next year, he appeared in Gunasekhar’s Nippu. Then he stared in Siva’s Daruvu and in Puri Jagannadh’s Devudu Chesina Manushulu. In 2012, Parasuram’s Sarocharu Rediff.com wrote “Ravi Teja is in a different avatar, a more subdued one”.
In the year 2015, Ravi Teja appeared in Kick 2, which was produced by Nandamuri Kalyan Ram and directed by Surender Reddy. Later, Taja did a film titled Bengal Tiger directed by Sampath Nandi. Still, Ravi Teja continuously giving superhit films from the South Indian Film Industry.
|1992||Aaj Ka Goonda Raj|
Collector Gari Alludu
O Panaipothundi Babu
Kshemamga Velli Labhamga Randi
Tirumala Tirupati Venkatesa
Sakutumba Saparivaara Sametam
Itlu Sravani Subramanyam
|2002||Avunu Valliddaru Ista Paddaru!|
|2003||Ee Abbai Chala Manchodu|
Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi
Oka Raju Oka Rani
Shankar Dada Zindabad
|2010||Shambo Shiva Shambo|
Katha Screenplay Darsakatvam Appalaraju
Devudu Chesina Manushulu
|2017||Raja The Great|
|2018||Touch Chesi Chudu|
Amar Akbar Anthony
Facts About Ravi Teja
- Does Ravi Teja drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Does he smoke?: Yes
- Telugu movie Kick 2 was initially offered to Mahesh Babu but he declined the offer, and then it was sent to Ravi Teja.
- Ravi’s role as Subramanyam in the film Itlu Sravani Subramanyam proved to be the turning point in his career.
- Teja’s combination with director Puri Jagannadh made him a superstar.
- Guna Sekhar and YVS Chowdary were his room-mates during his struggling days in Chennai.
- Ravi was also one of the assistant directors of the Akkineni Nagarjuna Bollywood film Criminal.
- Akshay Kumar starter Hindi superhit film Rowdy Rathore was the remake of his film Virkramarkudu.
- Earlier, Taja’s weight was around 85 kgs and now he lost it to 70 kgs.
- Ravi Teja worked as an actor and assistant director in Chiranjeevi’s Aaj Ka Goondaraj
He is known as the Mass Maharaja of Tollywood, he relies mostly on commercial potboilers. Even though he has churned out a few duds like his recent film Touch Chesi Chudu, his career seems unscathed. Reportedly, he charges Rs 10 crore per film.
Obviously, Mahesh Babu fans will say that Mahesh is the best actor and Teja fans will say he is the best Actually, both of them are best in their own ways. Mahesh is the most handsome actor in Tollywood because of which most of the girls are die-hard fans of him and also he is very choosy about the movies he takes up. On the other hand, Teja is fully energetic and has a great mass appeal which is why it’s called “Mass Maharaj”.
Some best movies of Ravi Taja are- Kick 2, Nela Ticket, Amar Akbar Anthony, Raja the Great.
There is no relationship between them, both are heroes from the Telugu film industry. Moreover, as Akshay Kumar of Bollywood who doesn’t have any background reached the top position in Bollywood, same as the case with Ravi Teja, but not so equivalent to Akshay. While Ram Charan is the son of Megastar Chiranjeevi of Tollywood and hubby of Apollo hospital’s daughter. Now you can assume about Ram Charan’s position.