Nani (Actor) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Nani is a well-distinguished Indian actor, assistant director, producer, media personality, and television presenter who is known for his work in the Telugu entertainment industry. His prominence accounts for his appearance in more than 2 dozen films including Ride (2009), Ala Modalaindi (2011), Eega (2012), Yevade Subramanyam (2015), Gentleman (2016), Middle Class Abbayi (2017), and Jersey (2019). With time, he has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 5 million followers on Facebook, more than 4 million followers on Twitter, and more than 2.5 million followers on Instagram.

Sun Sign



Hyderabad, Telangana, India


Girlfriend / Spouse

Nani has dated –

  1. Anjana Yelavarthy (2012-Present) – They have a son named, Arjun Ghanta (b. 2017). They got engaged to one another on August 12, 2018, and tied the knot on October 27.

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Often sports a beard
  • Oval face shape

Brand Endorsements

Nani has done endorsement work for various brands such as Sprite.

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Nani Facts

  1. Nani was raised in Hyderabad alongside his sister Deepthi.
  2. He once worked as an assistant director to film director Srinu Vaitla and Bapu.
  3. His love for film, began while he was in college. Ever since then, Nani had wanted to be a director.
  4. Nani was influenced by the work of film director and screenwriter .
  5. In the past, he took up a place as a radio jockey with Hyderabad’s “World Space Satellite”. During his year-long stint in the company, he hosted the program Non-Stop Nani.
  6. Nani was featured on the cover of Channel 6 magazine in April 2013.
  7. He has produced many hit films such as D for Dopidi (2013) and Awe (2018).
  8. In 2018, Nani was chosen to host the second season of Bigg Boss Telugu 2.
  9. Amongst his many awards, he has also been awarded the Nandi Award for “Best Actor.”
  10. His fans refer to him as a natural-born actor.
  11. It was director Mohan Krishna Indraganti who spotted Nani in an advertisement and introduced him to acting. Afterwhich, he made his debut film in Mohan’s Ashta Chamma in 2008.
  12. In the past, he founded his very own production house titled “అ!.”
  13. He is the voice behind the character of Simba from the Telugu language dubbing of The Lion King (2019).
  14. Nani and the Portuguese soccer player share the same commonly known name “Nani.”
  15. He has worked with various stars like , , , , and .
  16. Besides his prominent Tamil cinema film appearance, he has also starred in a number of Tamil films such as Aaha Kalyanam (2013) and Veppam (2011).

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Facts of Naveen Bābu Gaṇṭā

  • Gender Male
  • full nameNaveen Bābu Gaṇṭā
  • middle nameBābu
  • nicknamesNatural Star Nani
  • birthplaceHyderabad, Telangana, India
  • Date of Birth February 24, 1984
  • Age 40 years 4 months
  • Horoscope Pisces
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Aquamarine
  • Lucky Color Sea Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Cancer, Scorpio
  • nationalityIndian
  • religionHinduism
  • professionActor, Producer, Media Personality, Television Presenter, Assistant Director
  • weight70 kg or 154 lbs
  • height5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildSlim
  • high schoolSt. Alphonsa’s High School
  • collegeWesley Degree College
  • motherVijayalakshmi Gaṇṭā
  • fatherRam Bābu Gaṇṭā
  • sistersDeepthi Gaṇṭā

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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