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Ravi Babu Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 15, 2019

Short Biography

Ravi Babu was born in Poranki, Vijayawada in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Film Director, Film Producer & Screenwriter who is known for his work in Telugu cinema as well as Kannada & Tamil Movies.

Other Name: Ravi Babu Thammareddy
Other Professions: Film Director Film Producer Screenwriter
Appearance: Telugu Tamil Kannada

Ravi Babu Complete Bio & Career

Ravi Babu is a veteran film director, producer and actor of Telugu film industry. He was born in a filmy family and hence decided to build a career in filmmaking from a very early age. After obtaining his MBA degree, he started assisting Rajiv Menon. To become a cinematographer he enrolled for a course at the Film and Television Workshops in Rockport, Maine, but quit shortly. He was offered a job as a cameraman by the India Broadcasting Network in New York. On the job he picked up editing as a skill. His work caught the attention of some executives at Sony and they invited him to do a course at the Sony Institute in San Jose, California. After the course, Babu did a short stint at TV Asia as ENG producer and also doubled up as cameraman and editor.
After, he returned to India, he started getting acting offers and finally made his acting debut through Telugu film Maavidaakulu in the year 1998. Since then, he never looked back and became one of the most sought after actors in the Telugu film industry shortly. Some of his noted films as an actor include Love Story 1999, Sultan, Murari, Anasuya, Swamy Ra Ra, and Savitri among others. Over the years, he has portrayed different roles such as lead actor, villain and character artist as well. 
His initial years in the industry as an actor were not much successful and hence he turned film director with the Telugu film Allari in the year 2002. The film was highly appreciated by the critics and the audience. His directorial films such as Nachavule and Amaravathi were among the biggest hits then and he became one of the most innovative and successful directors of Telugu film industry. His films Avunu and Avunu2 were also highly successful. His latest film Aaviri too is in huge demand even before its release. 

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Ravi Babu Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Chalapathi Rao and Indumati Chowdrani. He has 2 younger sisters named Sridevi and Malini Devi. He is married to Tanuja and together the couple has 2 children.

Life's Important Dates Of Ravi Babu

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Vijaywada
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Hyderabad, Telangana, India
School Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai
College Presidency College, Chennai
Symbiosis International University, Pune
Qualification MBA
Hobbies Reading and Writing
Marital Status Married
Debut As an Actor Telugu Film - Maavidaakulu (1998)
As an Actor Kannada Film - MangalyamTantunanena (1998)
As an Actor Tamil Film - Yavarum Nalam (2009)
As a Director of Telugu film - Allari (2002)
Best Movies Allari (2002), Nachavule (2008), Amaravathi (2009), Anaganaga O Dheerudu (2011), and Eedo Rakam Aado Rakam (2016) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician N. Chandrababu Naidu
Favorite Actress Tamannaah
Favorite Actor Prabhas
Favorite Food Hyderabadi Biryani

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Ravi Babu

  • In addition to Telugu, he has also worked in Tamil and Kannada films.
  • He has worked in nearly 75 Telugu films.
  • He wrote and directed an advertising campaign with actress Tamannah for Celkon phones.
  • He also created an advertising campaign for Chandrababu Naidu for the 2019 State elections in Andhra Pradesh.