Naveen Chandra

Naveen Chandra is an Indian actor who appears in Telugu and Tamil language films. He made his debut as a lead in the Telugu romance film Andala Rakshasi (2012) and won critical acclaim for his performance, before playing leading roles in Tamil films.[1]

Naveen Chandra
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Years active2005–present

Early lifeEdit

Naveen Chandra was born in a Telugu family in Bellary, Karnataka.[2] His father was a head mechanic in KSRTC. Chandra obtained a diploma in Mechanical Engineering and worked a multimedia animator before he forayed into films.[2]


Chandra made his debut movie in Telugu with the movie "Sambhavami Yuge Yuge" in the year 2005, and later acted in the movie Kalyanam. Chandra made his debut as a hero in Agarathi, a Tamil movie which was a commercial failure. In 2012, he starred in the Telugu movie Andala Rakshasi which garnered him positive responses from viewers and critics for his performance in his role as Surya.[3]

In the bilingual films Dalam and Koottam, Chandra played an ex-naxalite who struggles to return to a normal life. The Telugu version released in 2013, while the Tamil version released in early 2014. For his role in Sathyashiva's Sivappu, he lived incognito as a labourer in his friend's construction company for two weeks in order to get into his character. The film also released in 2014, as did a third film Therodum Veedhiyile, which he had shot for in 2012.[4] He was also signed as the second lead in the Tamil film Brahman. He next appeared in Miss India starring Keerthy Suresh under the direction of Narendra Nath. He has signed on for the lead role in producer C. V. Kumar's Sarabam.[5][6]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2005 Sambhavami Yuge Yuge Telugu
2006 Kalyanam
2007 Pazhaniappa Kalloori Tamil credited as Pratheep
2012 Andala Rakshasi Surya Telugu
2013 Dalam Abhi
2014 Bramman Madankumar Tamil
Naa Rakumarudu Vaishnav Telugu
Koottam Abhi Tamil
Sarabham Vikram
2015 Sivappu Pandian
Bham Bolenath Krishna Telugu
Tripura Tripura's husband
2016 Lacchimdeviki O Lekkundi Naveen
Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu[7] Prashanth
2017 Nenu Local SI Siddharth Varma
Juliet Lover of Idiot Vara
2018 Devadas Ajay
Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava Bala Reddy
2019 Evaru DSP Ashok Krishna
2020 Pattas Nilapparai / Nilan Tamil
Bhanumathi & Ramakrishna Ramakrishna Telugu
Miss India Vijay Anand Netflix film
2021 Super Over Kaasi aha film
Mosagallu Sid
Ardha Shathabdham Ranjith[8] aha film
Mission 2020 Acp Jayanth
#Bro Madhav
Ghani TBA
Virata Parvam TBA


  1. ^ "need to prove myself as an actor first : Naveen Chandra". 29 January 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2014.
  2. ^ a b Pecheti, Prakash. "Meet the real-life Ramakrishna". Telangana Today. Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  3. ^ "ACTOR NAVEEN CHANDRA INTERVIEW". 22 February 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Variety of roles needed for lasting career: Naveen Chandra". Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  5. ^ Gupta, Rinku. "Returning to his Roots". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Naveen Chandra's upcoming starrer launched". Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  7. ^ Tfn, Team (8 October 2016). "Naveen Chandra Turns Billionaire". Telugu Filmnagar.
  8. ^ "Naveen Chandra as Ranjith in 'Ardha Shatabdham'". 25 December 2020.

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