Nani Wiki, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Bio


Nani is an Indian film actor, producer, and director who works primarily in Telugu and Tamil films. He became well-known for his portrayal of Arjun in the Telugu film Jersey (2019). His work in the movie was included among “The 100 Best Performances of the Decade” by entertainment journalism platform Film Companion in 2020.

Nani Age

Nani, also known as Ghanta Naveen Babu, was born on Friday, February 24, 1984. His age is 38 years old, as of 2022. He was born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (now Telangana). His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Nani Education

Nani studied at St. Alphonsa’s High School in Hyderabad. He then studied at Narayana Junior College in Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar, Hyderabad. Nani completed his graduation from Wesley Degree College in Secunderabad, Telangana.

SchoolSt. Alphonsa’s High School
CollegeNarayana Junior College
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutNot Known
AwardsNot Available

Nani Parents & Siblings

Ramu Ghanta is the son of Rambabu Ghanta, a businessman, and Vijayalakshmi Ghanta, a pharmacist. His older sister, Deepthi Ghanta, is a film producer.


Nani Bio

Real NameNani
Professionactor, producer, and director
Date of BirthFebruary 24, 1984
Age38 years old
Birth PlaceIndia
Home TownHyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
FamilyMother : Vijayalakshmi Ghanta
Father : Rambabu Ghanta
Sister : Deepthi Ghanta
Brother : Not Available
Marital StatusUnmarried

Nani Wife & Children

Nani met software engineer and blogger Anjana Yelavarthy while working as a RJ. They initially became friends and then fell in love with one another. The pair married on 27 October 2012 at Rushikonda Resorts in Vishakapatnam after dating for almost five years. In 2017, the couple gave birth to a baby boy named Arjun Ghanta.

Marital StatusMarried
WifeAnjana Yelavarthy
ChildrenArjun Ghanta
Previous Dating?Not In Public Domain

Nani Height & Weight

HeightIn Feet : 5′ 8″ ft
In Meter : 1.78 m
WeightIn Pound : 143 lbs
In Kilogram : 65 Kg
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBrown
HobbiesGaming, Drawing

Nani Career

Assistant Director

His graduation days played host to the development of an newfound interest in films. This led him to start working as a clap director with relative Anil, who just so happened to be a film producer. From there, he worked his way up the assistantdirector totem pole for Telugu films ‘Allari Bullodu’ (2005), ‘Asthram’ (2006), and ‘Dhee’ (2007).

Net Worth (as of 2022)Rs. 15 Crore+
Wealth SourceActing
Last Year IncomeRs.5 Cr+
SalaryNot Revealed
Is He dead or alive?Alive

Nani Actor

After Mohan Krishna Indraganti noticed Nani in his first TV commercial, he asked Nani to make his debut as an actor with the Telugu film ‘Ashta Chamma’ (2008). This was Nani’s entrance into the Telugu film industry, and his role as Rambabu/Mahesh in the film was well-received by viewers.


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After appearing in a few more Telugu films, he made his Tamil debut in 2011 with the film ‘Veppam’, playing Karthik.

In 2019, his career advanced to its peak. He played the role of Arjun in the Telugu film Jersey (2019). The audience and critics loved his performance. Later, in 2022, the Hindi remake of Jersey with the same name was released. In the remake, Shahid Kapoor played Nani. He has acted in several Telugu movies, including as V (2020), Truck Jagadish (2021), and Ante Sundaraniki (2022).

As a co-producer and producer, he worked on films such as ‘Awe’ (2018), ‘HIT: The First Case’ (2020), ‘HIT: The Second Case’ (2022) , and ‘Meet Cute’ (2022).

Nani Television

Nani has been a guest star in several Telugu TV shows, including as recently as 2015’s ‘Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu Season 2′ and 2018’s ‘Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu Season 4.’ He hosted the 2nd IIFA Utsavam in 2017 and the Bigg Boss Telugu Season 2 in 2018.

Nani Controversial Remark

In January 2022, he clarified a remark he made earlier that was seen as controversial. He had said that the Telugu film industry was facing significant difficulties because its members lack unity.

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Wikipedia PageYes

Nani Awards

  • Vijay Awards
  • South Indian International Movie Awards
  • Toronto After Dark
  • Nandi Awards
  • Zee Cinemalu Awards
  • Filmfare Awards South
  • TSR-TV9 National Film Awards
  • Zee Cine Awards Telugu
  • Critics Choice Film Awards
  • South Indian International Movie Awards

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