(Ravi Thammareddy) was born in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India. Ravi Babu is the son of veteran Telugu film actor Chalapathi Rao Thammareddy. Ravi Babu is the eldest of three siblings. His primary schooling was at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan School in Chennai, and he later studied English literature at the Presidency College, also in Chennai. Ravi Babu graduated with an MBA from the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune – one of the top Ivy League schools in the country, run by Padma Vibhushan awardee Dr. SB. Mazumdar.
As an assistant to
, he had to carry lenses, cameras, and boxes. In addition to driving his boss around and being of general help, within a few months, he is promoted as an assistant director and an assistant cameraman. Six months down the line, he started handling shoots independently. within a year, he quit Rajiv Menon Productions to get more academic training in the U.S. Now, Ravi Babu is an actor, writer, director, and producer in the Telugu film industry. He has directed and written 15 films and went on to act in the 75 movies.