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Teja Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 21, 2018

Short Biography

Teja was born on 22-02-1966 in Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. He is an Indian Cinematographer, Film Director, Film Producer, Film Actor, Screenwriter, Distributor, Entrepreneur & Exhibitor who known for his work in Telugu, Hindi and Tamil films.

Teja Complete Bio & Career

Teja was born in a high profile family. His father was a well-known industrialist in Tokyo, Japan. His family was among the richest families of 1960. Teja consistently travelled consistently between Tokyo and Chennai. Due to some unfortunate events, Teja lost his parents, while he was just 7 years old. His family business was split among other family members and he was looked upon by his uncle. However, after suffering from their mental tortures and physical abuses, he decided to leave their house and make a fortune of his own. He used to sleep on footpaths and took up odd jobs to earn his livelihood. He witnessed many traumatic events in his life including his sisters left at an orphanage by his uncle and he was chased by a gay policeman.
He got an opportunity to join the industry as a lighting assistant and then with his sheer hard work, he made good friends in the film circle. He served as an assistant director to veteran actor Ram Gopal Varma. They worked together on his first film Siva to Rangeela in the mid-1990s. 
Teja made his debut as a cinematographer with the film titled Raat in 1992. He made his Hindi film debut as a cinematographer with Aamir Khan starrer Hindi film Baazi. After which he worked in several movies of the 1990s. 
He advanced from a cinematographer to director in 2000 and then it was no looking back for this magician. He made his directorial debut with the blockbuster hit film Chitram. This film is considered to be a milestone film of his career and this film has paved way for numerous contemporary romantic films in Tollywood.  To date, the biggest blockbuster film that he has delivered is the Telugu film titled Nuvvu Nenu.    
This cinematographer turned director, later entered the distribution business as well.  Under his banner Chitram movies distribution, he has distributed film franchise films such as Harry Porter, Spider-Man and The Fast and Furious and has distributed several independent films inNizam and other districts of Andhra Pradesh. 

Teja Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He is married to Srivalli since 1992 and together the couple has a son named AmitovTeja and a daughter, Aila Teja. Their eldest son Aurov Teja died of prolonged illness in 2011.   

Life's Important Dates Of Teja

Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 12
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Dark
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Chennai , Tamil Nadu
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Chennai , Tamil Nadu
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification Graduation
Hobbies Travelling, Listening Music
Marital Status Married


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Place Peaceful Places
Favorite Food Non Veg Food

Teja Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

58 years, 4months, 0 day old age Teja will turn 59 on 22 February, 2025. Only 7 months, 30 days, 18 hours,18 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Teja has celebrated the total number of 58 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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