Nani worked as a assistant director with Seenu Vylta and Bapu garu before auditioning for the main lead role in “Ashta Chamma”. Nani worked as a Radio Jockey with World Space Radio and was quite popular as “Non Stop Nani”.
Babck ground : Nani born and brought up in Hyderabad. did his schooling from St. Alphonsus, Hyderabad and intermediate in Narayana, SR Nagar. He graduated from in Wesley’s. It was during his undergraduate days, He got addicted to movies. There is lots of Maniratnam’s influence on him. He watched Dalapathy film innumerable times.
He used analyze films deeply as to his friends used to watch them just for the sake of entertainment. He wanted to become a director. Producer Anil is a distant relative of him and he was producing Radha Gopalam with Bapu at that time. He joined Bapu as a clap director for that movie. He learnt a lot from him. After that He worked for films like Allari Bullodu, Dhee and Asthram.