From sidekick to star hero: Inspirational journey of Ravi Teja

It’s Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja’s birthday today and his fans, well-wishers and colleagues are flooding social media with congratulatory wishes. His directors and producers are also coming up with important updates relating to his ongoing and future projects on the special occasion, showering love and affection. But the fame, fortune and adulation he is enjoying today didn’t come overnight and is a result of decades of struggle and hard work.

Starting his career in movies as an assistant director and then turned a sidekick to heroes in several movies to eventually turning a star hero, Ravi Shankar Raju Bhupati Raju, (Ravi Teja’s original name) has come a long way in his struggle-filled life. Ravi Teja’s story is a perfect example of making it big in the film industry, with sheer hard work, commitment and perseverance. His career is a perfect case study for the newcomers in the film industry.

Ravi Teja started his career doing small roles in films and working as an assistant director. Thanks to his perseverance he has landed in small but notable roles in movies like Allari Priyudu. Later he got his first big role in the form of Sindhooram and acted for the first time as a solo hero in Nee Kosam. Then came his collaboration with star director Puri Jagannath, which catapulted him to star status. Puri’s Idiot gave new birth to Ravi Teja as a daring and straightforward star.

Ravi Teja has to his credit hits like Itlu Sravani Subramanyam, Idiot, Amma Nanna O Tamil Ammayi, Khadgam, Bhadra, Mirapakay, Dubai Sreenu, Don Srinu, Balupu, Kick, Raja The Great and others in his career spanning more than two and half decades. Inspite of scoring massive hits Ravi Teja never went overboard and steered clear of controversies.

Right now Raviteja is busy with multiple projects with several movies lined up for release in 2022. Ramarao on duty is geared up for release on March 25. Ravanasura is slated for the September release. Khiladi and Dhamaka movies are also scheduled on his list for 2022. ‘Cine Chit Chat’ wishes happy birthday for Mass Maharaja and hopes that this new year will give more success and happiness for the inspirational star.