Ravi Shankar Raju Bhupatiraju, popularly known as Ravi Teja is an Indian film actor known for his work in Telugu cinema. Known for his versatility in action-comedy roles, he is widely considered one of the most popular and highest-paid actors of Telugu cinema, who has appeared in over sixty films. He won the Nandi Special Jury Award in 1999 and 2002 for his performance in the films Nee Kosam (1999) and Khadgam (2002) and also won the state Nandi Award for best actor for his film Neninthe in 2008.
|Real Name||Ravi Shankar Raju Bhupatiraju|
|Stage Name||Ravi Teja|
|Birthday||26 January 1968|
|Father Name||Raj Gopal Raju|
|Mother Name||Rajya Lakshmi Bhupatiraju|
|Siblings||Brothers- Bharath Raju (Younger, Actor) and Raghu Raju (Younger, Actor)|
|Birthplace||Jaggampeta, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Hometown||Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Current City||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|School||N.S.M. Public School, Vijayawada|
|College||Siddhartha Degree College, Vijayawada|
|Eduction||Bachelor of Arts|
|Debut film||Karthavyam (1990)|
|Spouse name||Kalyani Teja|
|Hobbies & Interest||Travelling, Watching movies, reading, writing|
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Early Life and Careers:
Ravi Teja was born on 26 January 1968 to a Telugu speaking family in Jaggampeta, Andhra Pradesh, India. As of now, Ravi Teja’s age is 53 years. He is the son of Raj Gopal Raju (Pharmacist) and Rajya Lakshmi Bhupatiraju. He has two younger brothers Bharath Raju and Raghu Raju. He got married to Kalyani Teja in 2002. The couple has one daughter Mokshadha Bhupatiraju and one son Mahadhan Bhupatiraju.
Teja spent most of his childhood in Northern India because his father used to move very often due to his work. His schooling was in Jaipur, Delhi, Mumbai and Bhopal. He is fluent in both Hindi and Telugu. Teja completed his schooling at N.S.M. Public School, Vijayawada. Later on, he completed his Bachelors in Arts at Siddhartha Degree College, Vijayawada. In 1988 he went to Chennai to start his career in films.
He started his acting career in 1990’s Abhimanyu where he had a small role and subsequently played small roles in the films Chaitanya, Aaj Ka Goonda Raj (1992), Allari Priyudu (1993), Ninne Pelladata (1996) and Sindhooram (1997). Teja has also worked as an assistant director for several Telugu films.
Ravi Teja began his professional career as a lead actor with Nee Kosam in 1999 and also received the Nandi Award for his performance. He then starred in films such as Itlu Sravani Subramanyam (2001), Chiranjeevulu (2001), Avunu Valliddaru Ista Paddaru! (2002), Idiot (2002), Khadgam (2002), Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi (2003), Venky (2004), Naa Autograph (2004), Bhadra (2005), Vikramarkudu (2006), Dubai Seenu (2007), Krishna (2008), Baladur (2008), Neninthe (2008), Kick (2009), Shambo Shiva Shambo (2010), Don Seenu (2010), Mirapakay (2011), Balupu (2013), Power (2014), Raja the Great (2017).
Ravi Teja will next be seen in Disco Raja Telugu movie and Krack Telugu movie.
Ravi Teja’s Lesser Known Facts / Rumors/ Controversies
- 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.
- Telugu film Kick 2 was first offered to Mahesh Babu but he rejected the offer, and then it was offered to Ravi Teja.
- His role as Subramanyam in the film Itlu Sravani Subramanyam proved to be the turning point in his career.
- His first TV commercial is for Lunar Walkmate.
- He won the Nandi Special Jury Award for Nee Kosam and Khadgam, and Nandi Award for film Neninthe.
- He worked as an actor and assistant director in Chiranjeevi’s Aaj Ka Goondaraj.
- Hindi blockbuster film Rowdy Rathore was the remake of his film Virkramarkudu.
- YVS Chowdary and Guna Sekhar were his room-mates during his struggling days in Chennai.
Additional information about Ravi Teja
- Does Ravi Teja know cooking? – Yes.
- Does Ravi Teja smoke? – Not known.
- Does Ravi Teja drinks alcohol? – Not known.
- Does Ravi Teja go to the gym? – Yes.
- Who is Ravi Teja’s girlfriend ( Ravi Teja’s lover)? – Not known.
- Who is Ravi Teja’s wife? – Kalyani Teja.
- Ravi Teja’s daughter name is Mokshadha Bhupatiraju and son name is Mahadhan Bhupatiraju.
- Ravi Teja’s shoe size is 9.
- Ravi Teja’s height is 5’8″
- Ravi Teja’ mother tongue is Telugu.
- Ravi Teja’ father name is Raj Gopal Raju.
- Ravi Teja’ mother name is Rajya Lakshmi Bhupatiraju.
- Ravi Teja’ birthday date is 26 January 1968.
- Ravi Teja’ age is 53 years
- Ravi Teja’ hometown is Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India.
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