Varun Tej, son of Nagababu, nephew of Megastar Chiranjeevi is born and raised in Hyderabad. With his amazing screen presence and dashing looks, impressed everyone in his debut movie 'Mukunda'. As a child artist, he debuted in his father's movie 'Hands up' at the age of ten. Varun's second movie 'Kanche', The first Indian World War II movie, received positive reviews from critics and a highly praised film of his entire career till date. Standing at six foot three Varun impressed everyone with his stunning performance in a soldier role. His selection of roles in all his movies is not routine which is promising for fans and general audience.
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Konidela Sai Varun Tej is born to Konidela Nagendra Babu and Padmaja on 19 th January, 1990 in Hyderabad, Telangana (then Andhra Pradesh). He is the eldest son along with a sister Konidela Niharika, who is also an actress in the Telugu Film Industry. He hails from the famous Mega family. Megastar Chiranjeevi and Power Star Pawan Kalyan are his immediate uncles (brothers of Nagendra Babu). His elder brother (cousin) Ram Charan, cousins Allu Arjun, Sai Dharam Tej and Allu Sirish are also leading actors in the Telugu Film Industry.
Varun Tej Career
Coming from the Mega family, Varun Tej aspired to be an actor watching his uncles and dad from a very young age. He debuted as a child artist in 2000 with a movie ‘Hands Up.’ After completing his graduation, he looked to pick up acting as his full time career and got trained under the famous Satyanand who has already produced many of the leading stars in the industry.
Varun Tej made his debut into acting with ‘Mukunda’ in 2014 under the direction of Srikanth Addala. Pooja Hedge was seen as the leading lady and the movie. Varun received good response for his debut as a subtle actor. The following year 2015 saw two movies coming from Varun. One was the period drama ‘Kanche’ which was directed by Krish. Pragya Jaiswal debuted as the female lead with this movie. The movie was received very well. It stands as the first Indian film on Second World War and also received the National Award for the Best Feature Film In Telugu. Varun portrayed the role of a soldier for which he took intense training as a soldier from the Second World War times. He received immense critical acclaim for his role.
The other movie that also released in the year 2015 was ‘Loafer’ under the direction of Puri Jagannadh. Famous Bollywood actress and nation’s crush Disha Pathani made her acting debut with this movie. Varun Tej was portrayed in a mass role and this movie became commercially successful. The year 2016 did not see any movie coming from Varun Tej.
In 2017, the first movie that released for Varun Tej was ‘Mister’ under the direction of Sreenu Vaitla. Lavanya Tripathi and Hebah Patel were casted as the female leads in this flick. His second movie in the year 2017 is ‘Fidaa’ which has been directed by Shekar Kammula. Varun plays a NRI in this movie. Malayalam ‘Premam’ fame Sai Pallavi has made her Telugu debut with this movie. The movie has been produced by Dil Raju.
'Tholi Prema' is the next film in his career. A romantic comedy drama by debutant Venky Atluri. This 2018 super hit film is Produced by B. V. S. N. Prasad under Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra banner. Raashi Khanna is the leading lady of the film. SS Thaman’s music and background score perfectly elevated this emotional love story. The film is completely fresh without having any references to the Pawan Kalyan and Keerthi Reddy's 1998 classic 'Tholi Prema'. This breezy passionate movie impresses all classes of people especially the romantic hearts.
Varun's upcoming projects are 'F2 - Fun And Frustration' and 'Antariksham'. F2 is a multi-starer wherein Varun is working alongside Venkatesh. This officially launched movie is going to be a romantic comedy entertainer from Anil Ravipudi while being produced by Dil Raju. 'Antariksham' is from Sankalp Reddy, the maker of 'Ghazi'. This film is goin to be a space thriller.
Varun Tej Education
Varun did his schooling from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and later moved to Nalanda Junior College to complete his high school. He picked B.Com in Computers as his specialization in graduation which he completed from St. Mary’s College, all in Hyderabad. Before entering the film industry, Varun took his acting classes under the guidance of the famous Satyanand.
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