Top Tollywood Celebrities Who Were Born in January

1. Tarun Kumar


Image Tarun Kumar Bhatt, the child actor, can easily share a credit with Mani Ratnam who introduced him as a child artiste in Anjali which fetched him the national award. Later on, ultimately his recognition as a child actor made him the real chocolate hero in 2000s and he went to become the craze star in Tollywood then. But his success was short lived too. His success came early in Telugu films with Nuvve Kavali (remake of a Malayalam movie Niram) which was a smash hit at box office. After success of Nuvve Kavali, his break in Kollywood was with “Punnagai Desam’’ (R. B. Chowdary film) which was not well appreciated in the box office. Even his next Telugu flick’’ Enakku 20 Unakku 18", could not create the same magic of Nuvve Kavali. Later on...

2. Ravi Teja


Image Ravi Teja is the popular Telugu hero, whose birth name is Ravi Shankar Raju Bhupatiraju. He started his career as an actor from the year 1990 in a supportive role. His debut movie is Karthavyam, in which Vijay Shanthi was the lead. He has also worked as an assistant director for few Bollywood and Tollywood movies. His first main role was in the film Sindhooram in the year 1997. Nee Kosam was the movie, which revealed out his acting talent and got him the Nandi Award for his excellent performance. Itlu Sravani Subramanyam, Avunu Valliddaru Ista Paddaru, Idiot, Khadgam and Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi were his hit movies in the beginning. Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi is the film remade in Tamil as M.Kumaran, S\O Mahalakshmi. Both the T...

3. Navdeep


Image Navdeep, also known as Navdeep Pallapolu is a South Indian Actor who was born on 26 January 1985. He was born in Hyderabad to Rama Rao and Madhavi. He has appeared mainly in Telugu and Tamil movies. He marked his debut with the movie ‘Jai’ in which he played the role of an Indian Boxer. The movie was released in 2004 which was directed and produced by Teja. In the movie, he has acted with Santoshi and Ayesha Jhulka. The movie was also dubbed in Tamil as ‘Jairam’ and was successful in both the languages. Navdeep also won ‘Nandi and Filmfare (South)Award for the Best Debut Male’ for this movie. In 2005, he also starred in a Tamil movie ‘Arinthum Ariyamalum’ in which he plays the son of famous actor, Prakash Raj. This movie was also succe...

4. Allu Aravind


Image Allu Aravind is a film producer in Andhra Pradesh who is also a distributor in Tollywood. The film producer has produced films in various languages such as Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi too. He is the brother-in-law of actor Chiranjeevi, He is also the uncle of actor Ram Charan. He has three sons, Allu Venkatesh, Allu Arjun, and Allu Sirish. The noted film producer was born on January 10, 1949. Along with actor Chiranjeevi, he had launched a film production and distribution company named ‘Geetha Arts’ in 1972. The banner Geetha Arts is a phenomenon with blockbusters movies today. Some top actors of Indian screen Aamir Khan, Chiranjeevi, Rajinikanth, Anil Kap...

5. Krishnam Raju


Image Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju is a Telugu film actor who has acted nearly 200 films. He was a prominent actor of the 1970’s and 1980’s. Industry people have often called him as ‘rebel star’ on the silver screen. He is also the uncle of new generation actor Prabhas. Being born in the Godavari district, he entered the film industry soon after graduation. Although he entered the film industry as a villain, soon he established himself as a full fledged hero within a short period of time. This was just possible because his persona was so multi-faceted and his talent was so exceptional that some roles which he did on screen, people could consider that the role was meant ...

6. Kireeti Damaraju


Image Kireeti Damaraju is an Indian actor. He works in the Telugu film industry. He is from Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh but grew up in Hyderabad. He had a knack for films since childhood but joined an engineering college and received a degree in Bachelors of Technology. He got a job in a multinational company along with which he started doing theatre. He used to work in the MNC on the weekdays and on weekends he used to watch plays. He joined the Adishakti group, a prominent theatre group in India. Kireeti worked on his finer nuances like Kalaripayattu (a form of martial art), eye movements, etc. After learning the details of the craft, he started working in short films like ‘Ontiganta’ and ‘Anukokunda’. T...

7. Varun Tej


Image Varun was born on 19th January 1990 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh to Nagendra Babu and Konidela Padmaja. He is a Telugu actor who comes from a filmy household. His father is an actor and director, besides being the younger brother of Superstar Chiranjeevi. He is also nephew to the Power Star Pawan Kalyan. He has a younger sister named Niharika Konidela. His siblings Ram Charan, Allu Arjun and Sai Dharam Tej, are also stars of Tollywood. He is a tall and handsome personality who made his debut with “Mukunda”, which came in 2014. His second film “Kanche”, directed by Krish was a super hit at the box-office. He and Pragya Jaiswal were the lead roles. Th...

8. Sukumar


Image Sukumar Bandreddi is an Indian film producer, director, and screenwriter. Most of his work is in Telugu cinema. He is known for the films like Jagadan, Arya 2, 1: Nenokkadine, 100% Love and NannakuPrematho. He was born on 11 January 1970 to Tirupati Naidu and VeeraVeni in Mattaparru, East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh. His father was a rice trader and mother was a homemaker. He did his schooling from ZilaParishad High School, Razole. He took graduation and Master’s degree in Mathematics. He worked as a Physics and Mathematics lecturer for six years at Aditya Junior College, Kakinada. He and his colleague,PrakashToleti, at the college decided to do something different and hence they chose to leave t...

9. Sai Srinivas Bellamkonda


Image Sai Srinivas Bellamkonda is a Telugu film industry actor. His debut movie was ‘Alludu Seenu’ which was released in 2014 and directed by V.V.Vinayak. He got Filmfare Beat Male Debut Actor- south. He was born in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. His nickname is Sreenu. His hometown is in Hyderabad, Telangana. His father’s name is Bellamkonda Suresh who is a Telugu film producer. His mother’s name is Bellamkonda Padma and his brother’s name is Bellamkonda Sai Ganesh. He has done an acting course from Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, Los Angeles, USA. He has also done training in Barry John Acting Studio in Mumbai, India. ...