26 January 1986
Addanki,Prakasam district, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Residence||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Occupation||Actor, Host, Television Personality|
|Years active||2004 - Present|
He made his film debut in 2004 with the patriotic sports drama Jai, which was successful at the box office. He has since starred in commercially successful films such as Arinthum Ariyamalum (2005), Chandamama (2007), Ice Cream (2014), and Dhruva (2016). He also played a crucial role in Arya 2 and starred as the main antagonist in the blockbuster hit Baadshah.
Navdeep is also a notable television personality, as he previously hosted "Super", the Telugu adaptation of Fear Factor on ETV, while the Hindi version was hosted by Akshay Kumar. Navdeep is also a celebrity host for awards shows, including the 3rd South Indian International Movie Awards alongside Shraddha Das, and the 1st IIFA Utsavam awards alongside Allu Sirish and Regina Cassandra. He is also a present contestant in super hit reality TV show Bigg Boss Telugu. He is a popular actor in Telugu cinema. He is eliminated from BIGG BOSS SEASON 1 GRAND FENALE in 4th place.
Navdeep has appeared in both Telugu and Tamil films, portraying diverse characters. Navdeep's first film appearance was in the 2004 Telugu romantic film, Jai, in which he played an Indian boxer fighting Laskar-E-Taiba terrorists. The movie was a hit. In the 2005 Tamil Telugu blockbuster Arinthum Ariyamalum, he portrayed a hero who is the son of the don, Prakash Raj, who was estranged from his father. His following films were primarily forgettable and failed at the box office, despite him gaining a reputation as a talented actor.
His biggest break was the 2007 film Chandamama, where he starred opposite Kajal Aggarwal, in which his performance as a flirty and naughty youth won high praise. The film was one of the biggest blockbusters of 2007, and Navdeep and Kajal won high accolades. He later played a very crucial supporting role in Arya 2 opposite Kajal once again and Allu Arjun, and he received praise for his character with grey shades.
From 2010 till 2013, he continued to star in diverse films, which include Om Shanti oppposite Aditi Sharma, Kajal Aggarwal, and Nikhil Siddharth, the mystery thriller Yagam, slapstick comedy Mugguru, romantic drama Aakasame Haddu, an extended cameo in Oh My Friend, and the thriller Mythri, none of which made a mark at the box office.
In 2013, Navdeep played the powerful main antagonist opposite Jr. NTR in Baadshah, and the film was a blockbuster. In 2014, His crime comedy Bangaru Kodipetta was an average venture, in which he starred opposite Swathi Reddy, and then he played the male lead in the supernatural horror flick Ice Cream, which was a hit at the box office. He also hosted the "3rd South Indian International Movie Awards" that year. He played a cameo role in Anukshanam and his next film Poga flopped. In 2015 he starred in another crime drama Bham Bolenath, which flopped miserably, and played an extended cameo in Tamil movie Idhu Enna Maayam.
In 2016, Navdeep hosted the 1st IIFA Utsavam Awards with Allu Sirish and Regina Cassandra. He also made a cameo appearance in the Hindi flick Azhar and played a supporting character in Ram Charan's blockbuster movie Dhruva. He later played one of the main characters in Nene Raju Nene Mantri in 2017, which also starred Rana Daggubati, Kajal Aggarwal, and Catherine Tresa. He is currently on the reality TV show Bigg Boss Telugu and his Untitled Kunal Kohli Project which stars him opposite Tamannaah, is slated to release later this year.
Throughout his film career, he is openly a party animal and has been involved in various controversies, including a drunk driving case, rave party allegations, and drug involvement allegations.
He has given his voice to an HIV/AIDS education animated software tutorial created by the nonprofit organization TeachAIDS, and he is an avid humanitarian supporting various other causes and charities.
|2005||Arinthum Ariyamalum||Sathya||Tamil Telugu|
|Manasu Maata Vinadhu||Venu||Telugu|
|Nenjil Jil Jil||Anand||Tamil|
|2009||A Aa E Ee||Akash||Tamil|
|Solla Solla Inikkum||Sathya||Tamil|
|Oh My Friend||Uday||Telugu||Extended Cameo|
|Dongaata||Navdeep||Telugu||Special Appearance in Song|
|Idhu Enna Maayam||Santosh||Tamil||Extended Cameo|
|2017||Nene Raju Nene Mantri||Shiva||Telugu|
|Untitled Kunal Kohli Project||Telugu||Filming|
|2017||Big Boss Telugu (season 1)||Wild-Card Contestant- Entered on Day 29||Star Maa||4th Place- On Day 70|