Navdeep Pallapolu, known mononymously as Navdeep, is an Indian film actor and television personality who stars predominantly in Telugu films along with a few Tamil films.He made his film debut in 2004 with the successful patriotic sports drama Jai. He then starred in commercially successful films such as Arinthum Ariyamalum (2005), Gowtam SSC (2005), Chandamama (2007), and Arya 2 (2009). After a series of box-office flops as the main lead, he starred as the main antagonist in Baadshah (2013) and portrayed supporting roles in Dhruva (2016), Nene Raju Nene Mantri (2017), and Ala Vaikunthapurramloo (2020). Following the success of these films, Navdeep bagged lead roles again with Amazon Prime Video's crime drama web series Gangstars (2018), which was successful and received positively, along with the romantic comedy Next Enti (2018). Since then, Navdeep has been taking up a variety of roles in films and web series', including leading roles and supporting roles, establishing himself as a versatile actor in Telugu cinema. Navdeep is also notable in the television industry, as he finished in 4th place in the first season of the reality TV show Bigg Boss Telugu, which was hosted by Jr. NTR. He hosts many awards shows as well.In 2018, he hosted the game show for film and serial celebrities on Star Maa, Tollywood Squares. In 2020, he is a judge on the comedy TV show Adhirindi on Zee Telugu alongside Naga Babu.