Nani Actor Biography, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Caste, Wiki and More

Nani is a renowned South Indian actor who mainly works in Telugu movies.  His real name is Naveen Babu Ghanta. Nani is the nickname of this star and he is a natural actor too. His famous role is Lucky from the movie BhaleBhaleMagadivoy.Other than acting in movies he also did producing, and TV hosting, Assistant directing.

Nani is basically from Hyderabad, Telangana. He was the host of famous television show BigBoss Telugu in Star Maa Channel. Before coming to movies Nani was an RJ for World Satellite Space in Hyderabad. His first movie was Ashta Channa in 2008. He completed his schooling and graduation from Hyderabad.

Nani Actor

Nani Actor

Nani got married to Anjana Yelavarthi in 2012 and the couple had a son named Arjun. Due to his natural acting skills, fans gave him the title Natural star. The movie Eega made him very popular and it was a huge success too. Find more details about the Natural star, Nani below

Nani Marriage Photo

Nani Biography/Wiki:

Nani is born in a middle-class family in Hyderabad, Telangana. His father is Rambabu Ghanta and mother Vijayalakshmi Ghanta. He is 34 years old and born on February 24, 1984. Nani born in a Hindu, Kamma family at Hyderabad.

Personal Details:

Real NameNaveen Babu Ghanta
Nick NameNatural star, Nani
Birthday Date24 February 1984
Birth PlaceHyderabad, Telangana, India
HometownHyderabad, Telangana
OccupationActor, Host of Bigg Boss Telugu 2
Sun Sign (Horoscope)Pisces
Age34 years
AddressGachibowli, Hyderabad
First DebutTelugu: Ashta Chamma(2008) and Tamil: Veppam(2011)

Education Details:

Nani completed his graduation in Hyderabad, Telangana. He did her schooling at St. Alphonsa’s High School, Hyderabad. His college education was at Narayana Junior college and Wesley Degree College, Hyderabad.

SchoolSt. Alphonsa’s High School, Hyderabad
CollegeNarayana Junior College(Inter), Hyderabad, Wesley Degree College, Secunderabad,
Educational QualificationsGraduate

Family Details:

Naveen Babu Ghanta aka Nani born in Hyderabad, Telangana. His parents are Rambabu Ghanta and Vijayalakshmi Ghanta. He also has a sister Deepthi Ghanta. Nani got engaged to her girlfriend Anjana Yalarvarthiin 2012 and married to her in 2014. They got a son named Arjun.

Nani Family

FatherRambabu Ghanta
MotherVijayalakshmi Ghanta
Wife/SpouseAnjana Yelavarthy
Children’sSon: Arjun Ghanta

Height Weight, Physical Status:

Nani is 34 years old with 80 kg weight and 175cm height. His body measurement is 40-30-12. Nani’s eyes are dark brown in color and the hair color is black.

Height5′ 9″ Feets, 1.75m
Weight80 kg
Chest Size40 Inches
Waist Size30 inches
Biceps size12 inches
Skin colorWhite
Body ShapeStrong
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Feet/Shoe Size10 (US)
Shirt SizeN/a
Body Measurements40-30-12 Inches

Girlfriends, Affairs and More:

Affairs/GirlfriendsAnjana Yelavarthy
Marital StatusMarried
Married date27 October 2012
Marriage PlaceVisakhapatnam

Nani and his Wife Anjana Yelavarthy

Favorite Things and Hobbies:

Travelling is his hobby and his favorite tourist destinations are Tirumalai and Australia.

ColorBlack, White
FoodBiryani, Andhra species
Brand N/a
ActorsSobhan Babu, Megastar Chiranjeevi(Indian famous actor) and Prabhas
ActressSavitri, Keerthi Suresh, Sridevi
Favorite FilmsChiranjeevi all films

Net Worth, Remuneration:

His salary is approximately 6 crores for a film

Net WorthN/a
Salary per Film/Remuneration6 crores (INR)

Social Media Profiles:


Latest, Upcoming Movies:

Nani did her first movie in Telugu and the name of the movie is AsthaChemma in 2008. After the success of the movie, he got offers in popular movies like Ride (2009), Snehituda (2009), Bheemili Kabaddi Jattu (2010), Ala Modalaindi (2010). Then he acted in a Tamil movie called Veppam in 2011.

His career-changing movie was SS Rajamouli’s Eega which got released in 2012 and in the same year he acted in Gautham Menon’s movie YetoVellipoyindhi Manasu. He got many fans following form all those movies and became very active in Telugu industry. In 2014 he acted in movies like Paisa, Aha Kalyanam. In 2015 he did Janda Pai Kapiraju, Yavudu Subramanyam and Bhale Bhale Magadivoy which were successful movies.

Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha, Gentleman, Majnu were released on 2016. After that, all his movies like Nenu Local, Ninnu Kori, MCA, KrishnarjunaYuddham was commercially successful movies. He is the host of famous reality show BigBoss Telugu 2 also.

Nani Bigg Boss 2 Telugu

Career Achievements:

Nani Got many awards and nominations for his excellent acting skill in various movies. He got Vijay TV Best Debut Awards for his Tamil movie Veppam in 2011. Next year he got SIMA Awards and Toronto After Dark award for Rising Male Hero and Best Hero awards respectively.

In 2013 Nani got Nandi Awards for Best actor for YethoVellipoyinidiManasu and Film fare Best Critic Actor for BhaleBhaleMagadivoy in 2015. He got Zee Cinemalu Awards in 2017 for the movie Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Kadha and Golden star of the year for the same movie. In the same year he received TSR-TV9 National special jury Awards for Gentleman movie.

Less known facts about Nani:

  • Main directors who inspired Nani to movie industry are Kamal Hassan and Mani Ratnam
  • He was very notorious at his college days and got arrested also
  • Before coming to acting Nani worked as an assistant director for the movies Dhee, Allari Bullodu, Astram etc.
  • Nani is a dog lover
  • His wife Anjana Yalarvathi works in the marketing wing of ‘Arka Media works and also worked to promote the movie Bahubali.

Nani is hosing BigBoss Telugu 2 in Star Maa channel now. His upcoming movies are Devadas and Jersey. Expecting more successful movies from him in future.

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