Daggubati Venkatesh

Other names of Daggubati Venkatesh: Venky, Victory Venkatesh, Sankranti Star
Birthday: 13-12-1960
Age: 58
Star sign: Capricorn
One of the most talented face in Telugu film industry, his latest flick ’ Drushyam’ proves that age does not matter to be a successful hero in the industry. In his career spanning 27 years, the actor still has huge fanfare and he is the evergreen hero of Telugu cinema. 

Born with a silver spoon in his mouth, he was born to a veteran filmmaker, Ramanaidu Daggubati; hence getting an entry in filmdom was not a tough. His elder brother was Suresh Babu Daggubati, who too owned Suresh Productions. Hence he had always wanted to make his mark in the film production, but destiny had some other things in store for him. Thus, he got his first break as leading hero in Kaliyuga Pandavulu in the year 1986. With huge success, the film makers were at his door steps signing films after films, which broke many records in the Telugu film industry. Viewers liked his performance in K. Vishwanath’s flick’ Swarnakamalam’, a film which won him international appreciation too. Venkatesh also acted in musical romance film ‘ Prema’ and acted in series of hits like ‘Bobbili Raja’, with Divya Bharti and even starred opposite Sridevi in Ram Gopal Varma’s blockbuster ‘ Kshana Kshanam’.

Venkatesh has ruled the industry like one-man show. He also acted in Hindi film such as’ Anari’, with Karishma Kapoor. This film was a remake of Telugu film ’Chanti’ (1992). In 1995, he appeared opposite Raveena Tandon in ‘Taqdeerwala’. He also acted in ‘Shatruvu’ and ‘ Surya IPS’ where viewers raved his performances. He was seen playing a dual role in ‘ Suryavamsam’ and was acknowledged for his towering performance in the role of father and son.

He is one of the very few actors in Telugu cinema, who made a huge impact on the audiences minds for his sweet, adorable and entertaining movie that always boasts of his brilliant performances. As he is popular with his tag name that is “Victory Venkatesh”, he is currently working in a Tollywood movie “Venky the Rascal’, which is a remake of a Malayalam movie. This actor has acted so far in seventy movies, out of which, thirty-five movies are remake films!