Nani (Actor) Wiki, Biography, Age, Movies List, Family, Images

Nani is an Indian movie actor, producer as well as he is the media personality, who predominantly appears in Telugu film industry. Moreover, he is well known for his work in Telugu film industry. He made his debut Telugu movie Ashta Chamma which is directed by Mohan Krishna Indraganti and in this movie he appeared in the role of Rambabu / Mahesh. Then for his acting, he grabbed State Nandi Award for Best Actor for the movie Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu. With that, he won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor and also the South for the movie Bhale Bhale Magadivoy. Now he working for the movies like Awe, Krishnarjuna Yudham and Palaandu Vaazhga. Check out below for Nani (Actor) Wiki, Biography, Age, Movies List, Family, Images and more.

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Nani (Actor) Details

Nani (Actor) was born on 24 February 1984, in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Nani fathers name is Rambabu Ghanta and his mother name is Vijayalakshmi Ghanta. He did his schooling in St. Alphonsa’s High School and he did his graduation in  Narayana Junior College, S.R Nagar, Hyderabad. Nani (Actor) wife name is Anjana Yelavarthy they both got engaged on 12 August 2012 and the couple got married on 27 October 2012 in a private ceremony. This couple was blessed with a son on 29 March 2017 and his name is Arjun Ghanta. Once before he entered into the film industry he worked as an RJ for the World Space Satellite in Hyderabad. Then he started his career as an assistant director and worked with Srinu Vaitla and Bapu.

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He started his acting career from the year 2008, from the movie Ashta Chamma which is a romantic comedy movie and then he starred in the movies like Ride, Bheemili Kabaddi Jattu, Ala Modalaindi, Pilla Zamindar, Eega, Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu, Yevade Subramanyam, Bhale Bhale Magadivoy, Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha, Gentleman, Nenu Local, Ninnu Kori, and MCA (MidMiddle-Classbayi). Then he also appeared in a famous movie Eega which is directed by director S. S. Rajamouli. Then he also appeared in a Tamil movies Aaha Kalyanam in the year 2014 and in the movie Nimirndhu Nil in the year 2014 which is directed by Samuthirakani. Then in the year 2013, produced his first film D for Dopidi, and it has reached a commercial success at the box office, and then in the year 2017, he started his production venture Awe. In the following years, he appeared in various movies and grabbed various awards for his performance. He is the host of the upcoming big reality show Bigg Boss Telugu Season 2.

Actor Nani Biography

Name Nani
Real Name Naveen Babu Ghanta
Nickname Nani, Navin, Natural star
Profession Indian Film Actor and Producer
Date of Birth 24 February 1984
Age 34
Zodiac sign Pisces
Father Name Rambabu Ghanta
Mother Name Vijayalakshmi Ghanta
Religion Hindu
Educational Qualification Graduate
School St. Alphonsa’s High School
College Narayana Junior College, S.R Nagar, Hyderabad
Hobbies Reading Books, Acting and Watching Tv
Hometown Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Nationality Indian
Married Yes
Wife Name Anjana Yalavarthy
Current City Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Actor Nani Movies

Title Year Role(s) Director Notes
Ashta Chamma 2008 Rambabu / Mahesh Mohan Krishna Indraganti
Ride 2009 Arjun Ramesh Varma
Snehituda… 2009 Sai Satyam Bellamkonda
Bheemili Kabaddi Jattu 2010 Suribabu Tatineni Satya
Ala Modalaindi 2011 Gautham B. V. Nandini Reddy
Veppam 2011 Karthi Anjana Ali Khan Tamil film
Pilla Zamindar 2011 Praveen Jayaramaraju G. Ashok
Eega 2012 Nani S. S. Rajamouli Simultaneously filmed in Tamil as Naan Ee
Toronto After Dark Best Hero Award
Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu 2012 Varun Gautham Menon Nandi Award for Best Actor
Neethaane En Ponvasantham 2012 N/A Gautham Menon Tamil film
Cameo appearance
D for Dopidi 2013 N/A Siraj Kalla Narrator
Also co-producer
Paisa 2014 Prakash Krishna Vamsi
Aaha Kalyanam 2014 Shakthi A. Gokul Krishna Tamil film
Nimirndhu Nil 2014 N/A Samuthirakani Tamil film
Cameo appearance
Janda Pai Kapiraju 2015 Aravind Shivashankar / Maya Kannan[c] Samuthirakani
Yevade Subramanyam 2015 Subramanyam Nag Ashwin
Dongaata 2015 Himself Vamsi Krishna Naidu Special appearance in the song “The Party Tonight”
Bhale Bhale Magadivoy 2015 Lucky Maruthi Dasari Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor – South
Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha 2016 Krishna Hanu Raghavapudi
Gentleman 2016 Gautham / Jai[c] Mohan Krishna Indraganti
Jyo Achyutananda 2016 N/A Srinivas Avasarala Cameo appearance
Majnu 2016 Aditya Virinchi Varma
Nenu Local 2017 Babu Trinadha Rao Nakkina
Ninnu Kori 2017 Uma Maheswara Rao Shiva Nirvana
Middle Class Abbayi 2017 Nani Venu Sree Raam
Awe 2018 Nani Prasanth Varma Voiceover
Also co-producer
Krishnarjuna Yudham 2018 Krishna / Arjun Merlapaka Gandhi
Palaandu Vaazhga TBA N/A Anjana Ali Khan Tamil film
Cameo appearance

Actor Nani Awards

Year Award Category Film Result
2011 Vijay Award Best Debut Actor Veppam Won
SIIMA Award Best Male Debutant Nominated
2012 Toronto After Dark Best Hero Eega Won
South Indian International Movie Awards Rising Male Hero Won
2013 Nandi Awards Best Actor Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu Won
2015 Filmfare Awards South Best Critics Actor – South Bhale Bhale Magadivoy Won
South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actor Nominated
CineMAA Awards Nominated
2016 IIFA Utsavam Best Performance in a leading role – Male Nominated
2017 Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha Nominated
Zee Cinemalu Awards 2017 Boy Next Door Won
Golden Star of the Year Won
TSR-TV9 National Film Awards Special Jury Award for Popular Choice Gentleman Won

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