Nagendra Babu Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | July 10, 2024

Date of Birth

29 / October / 1961


63 Years


Actor, Producer, Politician

Nagendra Babu, whose full name is Konidela Nagendra Naga Babu, is a multifaceted personality known for his contributions as an actor, producer, and politician. He made his debut in Telugu cinema with the film ‘Rakshasudu’ in 1986, marking the beginning of his acting career.

Nagendra Babu Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography, & More

Nagendra Babu has also appeared in Kannada and Malayalam films, debuting in ‘Dhairya’ (1997) and ‘Manjeeradhwani’ (1998) respectively. Born on October 29, 1961, Nagendra Babu continues to be a prominent figure in the entertainment industry, known for his versatility and dedication to his craft.

Early Life

Nagendra Babu, born on October 29, 1961, in Mogalturru, Andhra Pradesh, India, grew up in a family with strong ties to both the entertainment industry and public service. His father, Konidela Venkata Rao, served as a police constable.

Nagendra Babu’s upbringing alongside his famous brothers, Chiranjeevi and Pawan Kalyan, instilled in him a deep appreciation for both acting and social responsibility. This environment influenced his early years and set the stage for his eventual entry into the world of cinema and production, where he would carve out his own niche as an actor and producer.


He attended Gowtham Model School in East Godavari for his schooling.


Nagendra Babu was born on October 29, 1961, in Mogalturru, District West Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India. As of 2024, he is 63 years old. His zodiac sign is Scorpio, and he holds Indian nationality.

Physical Stats

He stands approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall (175 cm). He has dark brown eyes and his hair is salt and pepper in color, adding to his distinguished appearance.

Wife and Children

Nagendra Babu is married to Padmaja Konidela. The couple has two children: their son Varun Tej, who is an actor, and their daughter Niharika Konidela, who is also involved in the entertainment industry.


Nagendra Babu was born to Konidela Venkata Rao, a police constable who has since passed away, and Anjana Devi. He has three brothers: Chiranjeevi, a renowned actor; Pawan Kalyan, a prominent politician; and two sisters named Vijaya Durga and Madhavi Rao. Among his extended family, his daughter-in-law is Lavanya Tripathi Konidela, an actor.

Nagendra Babu’s nephews include Ram Charan, a well-known actor, Sai Dharam Tej, and Panja Vaisshnav Tej, who are also actors, illustrating the strong presence of entertainment and public service within their family lineage.

Nagendra Babu Family Picture

Nagendra Babu Family Picture

Nagendra Babu with his Brother

Nagendra Babu with his Brother


Nagendra Babu’s career spans across acting, producing, and politics. He made his acting debut in Telugu cinema with the film ‘Rakshasudu’ in 1986 and has since appeared in numerous films in supporting roles. Alongside his acting career, Nagendra Babu ventured into film production, establishing himself as a producer. He has also been actively involved in politics, supporting and campaigning for various social causes and political initiatives. Nagendra Babu’s diverse career reflects his versatility and commitment to both the entertainment industry and public service.

Telugu Films

Year Role Film
1986 Simham Rakshasudu
1988 Bhillu Marana Mrudangam
CBI officer Trinetrudu
1989 Poor Educated Man in Introduction Scene Lankeswarudu
1990   Kondaveeti Donga
1994 Sub-Inspector Ravi Allarodu
1995 Prakash Street Fighter[8]
1997 Bandababu Rukmini
2018 Govind’s father Geetha Govindam
Narappa Reddy Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava
2019 Nikitha’s father Mr. Majnu
Aravind’s father ABCD – American Born Confused Desi
Church Father Edaina Jaragocchu
2022 Yama Dharma Raju Bangarraju
Mahi’s father Sarkaru Vaari Paata
Dr. Sekhar Sadha Nannu Nadipe
Fake godman Thaggedele
2023 Vaishnavi’s father Baby
Surya’s father Ala Ila Ela
  Peddha Kapu 1

Tamil Films

Role Year Film
Gurumurthy and Thirumurthy’s father 2012 Vettai
Police Commissioner 2017 Vizhithiru
Ravi Verma Indrajith
Balsingh 2023 Jailer

Kannada Films

Year Film Role
2019 Kempegowda 2 Police Commissioner
1999 Habba Seetha’s brother
1997 Dhairya  

As Producer

Year Cast Film name
1988 Chiranjeevi, Shobana Rudraveena
Chiranjeevi, Bhanupriya, Nagendra Babu Trinetrudu
2018 Allu Arjun, Anu Emmanuel, Arjun Sarja Naa Peru Surya
2010 Ram Charan, Genelia D’Souza, Shazahn Padamsee Orange
2006 Chiranjeevi, Trisha, Khushbu Stalin
2004 Pawan Kalyan, Meera Jasmine Gudumba Shankar
2000 Nagendra Babu, Ramya Krishna Kouravudu
1998 Chiranjeevi, Rambha, Rachana Bavagaru Bagunnara?
1994 Chiranjeevi, Nagma, Roja, Ramya Krishna Mugguru Monagallu

 Net Worth

Nagendra Babu’s net worth is not publicly known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Nagendra Babu

  • In the same year, Nagendra Babu and his brother Chiranjeevi started their own film production company named ‘Anjana Productions’ which is named after their mother Anjana Devi. The company is based out of Hyderabad.
  • In 2008, he resigned from his position as president of the ‘Movie Artists Association (MAA)’ after Prakash Raj lost the elections of MAA to actor Vishnu Manchu.
  • In 2006, he was cast in the Telugu comedy film titled ‘Bhagyalakshmi Bumper Draw’ in which he played the character of Lottery Inspector. In the same year, Nagendra Babu was elected as the president of the trade union named ‘Movie Artists Association (MAA)’ which represents over 900 principal and background performers working in Telugu cinema.
  • In 2004, he produced the Telugu action comedy film titled ‘Gudumba Shankar.’
  • In 2000, Nagendra Babu was one of the writers of the Hindi comedy film titled ‘Kunwara.’ The film is a remake of the Telugu film titled ‘Bavagaru Bagunnara’ (1998).
  • In 1998, Nagendra Babu made a cameo appearance in the Telugu song titled ‘Sorry Sorry’ in the Telugu romantic comedy film titled ‘Bavagaru Bagunnara.’
  • In 1994, Nagendra Babu produced the Telugu action comedy film titled ‘Mugguru Monagallu.’
  • In 1989, he was cast in the Telugu action drama film titled ‘Lankeswarudu’ in which he played the character of the poor educated man in the introduction scene.
  • In 1988, Nagendra Babu was cast in the Telugu action crime film titled ‘Marana Mrudangam’ in which he played the character of Bhillu.

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Body Measurements Not Known
Birth Place Mogalturru, District West Godavari, Andhra Pradesh
Children Son: Varun Tej, Daughter: Niharika Konidela
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Salt & Pepper
Height In CM 175 CM
Height In Meter 1.75 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Konidela Venkata Rao, Mother: Anjana Devi
Profession Actor, Producer, Politician
Siblings Brothers: Chiranjeevi, Pawan Kalyan, Sisters: Vijaya Durga, Madhavi Rao
Spous Padmaja Konidela
Weight Not Known
Zodiac Sign Scorpio


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