Nani is an Indian actor who appears mainly in Telugu movies. He is famous for his iconic role as Lucky in “Bale Bale Magadivoy.” He is an actor with relatable personality, strong screen presence and good acting skills.

Nani gave hits like “Ashta Chamma”, “Ala Modalaindi”, “Eaga”, and “Gentleman.” He starred with several leading actresses of South India such as Nithya Menon, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, and Niveda Thomas.

Nani : Early Life and Personal Details

He was born as Naveen Babu Ghanta on 23 February, 1984, in Hyderabad, Telangana. His parents are Rambabu Ghanta and Vijayalakshmi Ghanta. He grew up with her sister Deepthi Ghanta and attended St. Alphonsa’s High School. He further continued his study in the Narayana Junior College, Hyderabad and Wesley Degree College, Secunderabad.

The talented actor Nani is 5 feet 10 inches in height and weighs 159 lbs. He shares Pisces as a horoscope. He belongs to Indian nationality and practices Hinduism.

Nani and Anjana Yelevarthy were madly in love. After dating for five years, they tied the knot on 27 October, 2012. At present, he is the father of a son.

Nani : Career

Nani started his career as an assistant director to famous director Srinu Vaitla and Bapu. He then worked as a Radio Jockey for World Space Satellite. In 2008, he made his acting debut with “Ashta Chamma” alongside Swathi Reddy and Srinivas Avasarala, which was a big hit. After giving a few flops, he starred in hit “Ala Modalaindi” in 2011 opposite Nithya Menon.

Nani reached to the new height after appearing in hits like “Pilla Zamindar” and “Eaga.” He then gave a series of flop and average before returning with a bang in “Bhale Bhale Magadivoy” in 2015. He received much appreciation for portraying the character of distracted scientist.

After “Bhale Bhale Magadivoy”, he is enjoying the best moment of his career as he emerged with back to back hits like “Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha”, “Gentleman”, “Nenu Local”, and “Ninnu Kori.” He is currently busy in the shooting of “MCA” with Sai Pallavi, which is scheduled to release in December, 2017.

Nani : Awards

He has given many powerful performances and received much appreciation throughout his career. He has own several awards and recognitions. Some notables are Filmfare Awards South, Nandi Awards, SIIMA, and Vijay Awards.

Nani : Net Worth and Lifestyle

Nani is one of the top earners in Telugu film industry. He has an estimated net worth of $4 million, which he makes from movies and endorsements. He draws a handsome salary of INR 2-3 crore per flick.

Nani resides in a lavish house in Film Nagar, Hyderabad, worth around INR 1.3 crore. His impressive car collection includes luxury cars such as Benz and Range Rover. He is an avid reader. He loves travelling and his favorite destination is Australia. His biggest dream is to do a film with his favorite filmmaker Mani Ratnam.