Venkatesh Daggubati

Daggubati Venkatesh is an Indian actor known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema and a few hindi films. Venkatesh debuted with the 1986 film Kaliyuga Pandavulu for which he won his first Nandi Award. In a career spanning over 35 years, he starred in many successful films and establishing himself as a major actor in Telugu films.Venkatesh won five Nandi Awards for Best Actor and six Filmfare Awards South in various categories. Along with his brother D. Suresh Babu, Venkatesh co-owns of Suresh Productions, one of the largest film production companies in India, under which he acted in several films. He is also the mentor of the Telugu Warriors, representing Telugu cinema (Tollywood) in the Celebrity Cricket League.