Ravi Teja ( born 26 January 1965) is an Indian Telugu film actor. He got Best Actor Nandi Award for the film Neninthe in 2008.
His interest in films brought him into the film industry. In the beginning, he worked in both television and film as an assistant director but continued in feature films after that. He worked in several Bollywood as well as Tollywood projects including Prathibandh, Aaj Ka Goondaraj, and Criminal. He managed to do a few small time roles in Bollywood as well. He acted as one of Chiranjeevi's friends in Aaj Ka Goondaraj. Ravi Teja joined Krishna Vamsi as an assistant director for Ninne Pelladatha and played a small role in the film. Krishna Vamsi cast him as one of the lead actors in Sindhuram.His first film as a lead actor was Neekosam (1999), directed by Sreenu Vaitla.