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

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Nani Quick Info
Height5 ft 6 in
Weight70 kg
Date of BirthFebruary 24, 1984
Zodiac SignPisces
SpouseAnjana Yelavarthy

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.

Born Name

Naveen Bābu Gaṇṭā

Nick Name

Natural Star Nani

Nani as seen in a picture taken during an interview for his film Companion on December 22, 2017
Nani as seen in a screenshot from his interview with Film Companion South for his film Companion on December 22, 2017 (Film Companion South / YouTube / CC-BY-3.0)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Residence

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Nationality

Indian

Education

Nani studied at St. Alphonsa’s High School. Later, he started attending Narayana Junior College in S.R Nagar. Then, he attended the Wesley Degree College, Secunderabad.

Occupation

Actor, Producer, Media Personality, Television Presenter, Assistant Director

Family

  • Father – Ram Bābu Gaṇṭā
  • Mother – Vijayalakshmi Gaṇṭā
  • Siblings – Deepthi Gaṇṭā (Sister)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154 lbs

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.
Nani as seen in a selfie taken with his wife Anjana Yelavarthy at Marriott Fremont Silicon Valley in January 2016
Nani as seen in a selfie taken with his wife Anjana Yelavarthy at Marriott Fremont Silicon Valley in January 2016 (Anjana Yelavarthy / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Often sports a beard
  • Oval face shape

Brand Endorsements

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

Nani as seen in a picture taken at the special screening of 'Makkhi' with actor Ajay Devgn and directo S.S. Rajamouli
Nani as seen in a picture taken at the special screening of ‘Makkhi’ with actor Ajay Devgn and director S. S. Rajamouli (Bollywood Hungama / CC-BY-3.0)

Religion

Hinduism

Nani Favorite Things

  • Actor – Prabhas

SourceYouTube

Nani as seen in a picture taken with his sister Deepthi Ganta in August 2019
Nani as seen in a picture taken with his sister Deepthi Ganta in August 2019 (Nani / Instagram)

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 Mani Ratnam.
  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 Portuguese soccer player share the same commonly known name “Nani.”
  15. He has worked with various stars like Amala Paul, Jiiva, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Taapsee Pannu, and Kajal Aggarwal.
  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).

Featured Image By Film Companion South / YouTube / CC-BY-3.0

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