Saturday, December 1, 2007

Venkatesh - "Victory Venkatesh"

Daggubati Venkatesh (Telugu: దగ్గుబాటి వెంకటేష్) (born on December 13, 1960) is a hit Telugu film actor. He is the son of Tollywood producer Dr. D. Rama Naidu. He is popularly known as Victory Venkatesh in Tollywood.

"Victory Venkatesh" graduated with an MBA degree from Monterey Institute of International Studies, USA. After his return to India, he wanted to get into production. He became an actor in telugu films. His father and his brother D.Suresh Babu successfully runs one of the most prestigious banners in Telugu Cinema, Suresh Productions.

He is married to Neeraja (native of Madanapalle, Chittoor District) and has a son Arjun Ramnath (4) and three daughters, Aashritha (19), Hayavahini (14) and Bhavana (8). He is one of the family heroes of telugu film industry.

He debuted with Kaliyuga Pandavulu movie in the year 1986. At an early phase of his career, Venkatesh got to work with K.Viswanath, who is considered a great classical director. Venkatesh acted in Swarnakamalam directed by Viswanath. Varasudochadu, released in the same year, was another hit. He met with few flops. After that, he got a break in the form of Bobbili Raja. Added to the name and performance of Venkatesh was delightful Divya Bharati, good comedy and melodious music. In Shathruvu, Venkatesh played angry young lawyer who takes law into his hands after failing to fight the corruption through the court. Venkatesh has also worked with famed Bollywood director, Ram Gopal Varma in the film Kshana Kshanam, a huge success at the box office. Chanti, a remake of Tamil movie Chinna Tambi, happened in 1991. Anari was the remake of Chanti in Bollywood's Hindi cinema. Venkatesh started becoming a family hero and turned out a huge fan following among women. Venkatesh acted in a lot of blockbusters. His recent film, Aadavari Matalaku Ardhale Verule is a good hit.

Full Name: Daggubati Venkatesh

Nick Name: Victory Venkatesh

Date of birth: December 13, 1960

Place of birth: Karamchedu, Prakasam(Dt), A.P

Education: M.B.A. (Monterey Institute, USA)

Debut Film: Kaliyuga Pandavulu

Nandi award for best actor for Swarnakamalam, Prema, Dharmachakram, Ganesh, and Kalisundham Raa and Nandi award for best debutant actor for Kaliyuga Pandavulu

  1. Tulasi(2007)

  2. Aadavari Matalaku Ardhalu Verule (2007)

  3. Lakshmi (2006)

  4. Soggadu (2005) (Special appearance)

  5. Sankranthi (2005)

  6. Subhash Chandra Bose (2005)

  7. Malliswari (2004)

  8. Gharshana (2004)

  9. Vasantham (2003)

  10. Nuvvu Naaku Nachchav (2001)

  11. Devi Putrudu (2000)

  12. Seenu (1999)

  13. Premante Idera (1998)

  14. Ganesh (1998)

  15. Chinnabbayi (1997)

  16. Sahasa Veerudu Sagara Kanya (1996)

  17. Super Police (1994)

  18. Sundara Kanda (1992)

  19. Kshana Kshanam (1991)

  20. Coolie No. 1 (1991)

  21. Surya IPS (1991)

  22. Bobbili Raja (1990)

  23. Shatruvu (1990)

  24. Two Town Rowdy (1989)

  25. Swarnakamalam (1988)

  26. Varasudochhadu (1988)

  27. Kaliyuga Pandavulu (1986)

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