Ravi Teja, is a popular Telugu film actor and enjoys the moniker of `Mass Maharaja`. Teja is one of the highest-paid actors in the South Indian film industry, especially Telugu cinema. He has appeared thrice in the Forbes India list of Top 100 celebrities for the years 2012, 2013, and 2015.
|Real Name||Ravi Shankar Raju Bhupatiraju|
|Profession||Actor and Producer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 178 cm|
|in meters- 1.78 m|
|in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”|
|Weight||in Kilograms- 70 kg|
|in Pounds- 154 lbs|
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 40 Inches|
|- Waist: 32 Inches|
|- Biceps: 14 Inches|
|Date of Birth||1968-01-26|
|Age (as in 2015)||47 Years|
|Birth Place||Jaggampeta, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Aquarius|
|Hometown||Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|School||N.S.M. Public School, Vijayawada|
|College||Siddhartha Degree College, Vijayawada|
|Educational Qualifications||Bachelor of Arts|
|Family||Father- Raj Gopal Raju (Pharmacist)|
|Mother- Rajya Lakshmi Bhupatiraju|
|Brothers- Bharath Raju (Younger, Actor) and Raghu Raju (Younger, Actor)|
|Address||Film Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Hobbies||Watching films and Travelling|
|Controversies||• He criticized film Kick 2 director Surender Reddy for the lengthy second-half part of the film.|
|• 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.|
|Favourite Director||Puri Jagannadh|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Children||Daughter- Mokshadha Bhupatiraju|
|Son- Mahadhan Bhupatiraju|
|Salary||7 Crore/film (INR)|
|Net Worth||60 Crore (INR)|
Some lesser known facts about Ravi Teja
- Does Ravi Teja smoke?: Yes
- Does Ravi Teja drink alcohol?: Not Known
- 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 Subramanyamin the film Itlu Sravani Subramanyam proved to be the turning point in his career.
- His combination with director Puri Jagannadh made him superstar.
- 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.
- YVS Chowdary and Guna Sekhar were his room-mates during his struggling days in Chennai.
- He is one of the assistant directors of the film Ninne Pelladatha.
- He was also one of the assistant directors of Akkineni Nagarjuna Bollywood film Criminal.
- Hindi blockbuster film Rowdy Rathore was the remake of his film Virkramarkudu.
- Earlier, his weight was around 85 kgs and now he reduced it to 70 kgs.
- He worked as an actor and assistant director in Chiranjeevi’s Aaj Ka Goondaraj.