Nani (Actor) Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Biography & More

Nani real name Ghanta  Naveen Babu 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.

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Nani Biography/ Wiki

Nani Real Name Ghanta Naveen Babu 
Profession Actor, Film Producer, Film Director & Television Presenter
Debut MovieFilm (Telugu) (As an Actor): Ashta Chamma -2008
Film (Tamil) (As an Actor): Veppam (2011)
Film- (As a C0-producer): D For Dopidi (2013)
Physical Stat
Nani Height In Centimeter- 178 cm
In Meter- 1.78 m
In Feet- 5’8”
WeightIn Kilogram- 65 kg
In Pound- 143 lbs
Body MeasurementChest- 40 Inches
Waist- 30 Inches
Biceps- 12 Inches
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date Of Birth24 February 1984 (Friday)
Nani Age (2022)38 Years
Birthplace Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (Now Telangana)
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign  Pisces
Nationality Indian
Home town Hyderabad, Telangana
School St. Alphonsa’s High School
Narayana Junior College, S.R Nagar, Hyderabad
College/University Wesley Degree College, Secunderabad, Telangana
Educational QualificationGraduation
Family member(s)
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendAnjana Yelavarthy 
Nani WifeAnjana Yelavarthy (Software Engineer & Blogger)
Marriage Date27 October 2012 
ChildrenSon– Arjun Ghanta (Born On 2017)
Parents Father– Rambabu Ghanta (Businessman)
Mother– Vijayalakshmi Ghanta (Pharmacist)
SiblingBrother– None
Sister– Deepthi Ghanta (Film Producer)
Favourite Things
FoodIdli Sambar, Khichadi 
Nani Net Worth (2022)1-5 Million USD
Per Movie Fee14 Crore INR
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Family, Early Life and Education

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 was born in 2017.

He 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, he 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.

Nani with family
Nani with family

Nani Career

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.

he started to create huge followers in the Tollywood film industry for his continuous super hit films. During the period of 2013-15, he 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, he 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.

Nani will be next seen in Vivek Athreya directorial Ante Sundaraniki alongside Malayalam actress Nazriya Nazim, making her Telugu – Debut. He will be also seen in the film Dasara, alongside Keerthy Suresh, marking their second collaboration after Nenu Local.

Some Facts About Nani

  • He was fond of direction during his college days, after seeing Mani Ratnam and Kamal Haasan’s direction movies.
  • He 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. 

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