Daggubati Venkatesh

Daggubati Venkatesh

 Karamchedu, Andhra Pradesh State, India
 Kaliyuga Pandavulu (1986)

About Me

Venkatesh is often credited as Victory Venkatesh in films and is one of the lead actors in Telugu Cinema. He was born to prolific film producer and former MP, Ramanaidu Daggubati and Rajeshwari in Karamchedu village of Prakasam District. He has an elder brother Suresh Babu Daggubati who runs Suresh Productions, and a younger sister, Lakshmi. Venkatesh did his schooling in Don Bosco, Egmore, and Chennai. He graduated with a Bachelors in Commerce from Loyola College, Chennai and got his MBA from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, USA After his return to India, he wanted to get into film production but instead, became an actor in Telugu films.

In 2009, he teamed up with his friend Kamal Haasan for Eeenadu, which was released in September 2009. His latest movie is Namo Venkatesa, directed by Sreenu Vytla; it was released as a Sankranthi special and celebrated its grand 100 days function on 26 April, being 2010’s first 100-day film. In 2010 he was in Nagavalli, a remake of Aptharakshaka. In 2011 he signed Savitri in Teja's direction. Venkatesh would appear in a paraplegic patient role on wheel chair in this movie.But was mentioned that the film is shelved off. He has won 7 Nandi awards, 4 Filmfare Awards, and many other awards as best actor for playing a variety of challenging roles in his career spanning 64 feature films in 25 years. His brother D. Suresh Babu, a very successful producer, has produced most of his successful films under Suresh Productions. On 24 April 2010, he signed with Manappuram General Finance and Leasing Ltd as their brand ambassador for Andhra Pradesh.