Superstar Nani is a man of many talents and is currently one of the bankable stars of the Telugu industry and will soon be seen in Dasara. Ahead of its release here are some of his interesting facts.

Do you know Dasara stars real name is Naveen Babu Ghanta and Nani is his nick name that he adopted as he debuted in movies. He is also affectionately called as Natural Star by his fans.

In his early days he worked for World Satellite radio as a Radio Jockey and hosted a program titled ‘Non-Stop with Nani’and went on to bag the RJ of the year award.

Nani worked as a clap director for Bapu for his movies such as ‘Radha Gopalam’. Also for Allari Bullodu', 'Astram', and 'Dhee.

Nani has hosted Bigg Boss Telugu season 2 and had replaced Jr NTR. The actor was reportedly paid on Rs 10 lakh per episode. 

Nani has bagged two  Nandi Awards, two Filmfare Critics Best Actor Awards, and three times nominated for Filmfare Best Actor. 

Nani has also produced films like: Awe, HIT: The First Case, HIT: The Second Case and Meet Cute. under Wall Poster Cinema.

The net worth of the popuar Telugu superstar is around $8 Million in 2023. His monthly income stands at 60 Lakh + and he charges aroud 5 to 6 crores for his movies.

Nani is also a pan-Indian actor due to the Rajamouli directorial Eega, which was dubbed as Makkhi in Hindi

Nani had a love marriage in 2012 with Anjana Yelavarthy after 5 years of relationship. The couple have a son Arjun. He is also distantly related to veteran actor and anchor Jhansi.  

Nani dubbed for  Dulquer Salmaan in ‘Ok Kanmani’, also ‘Simba’ in ‘Lion King’ and was the narrator for ‘D for Dopidi’.