Mahat Raghavendra
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Mahat Raghavendra

Name : Raghavendra
Nickname :Mahat
DOB :18 February 1987
(Age 36 Yr. )

Personal Life

Education Graduate
Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian
Profession Model, Actor
Place Chennai,  India

Physical Appearance

Height 5 feet 10 inches
Weight 75 kg (approx.)
Body Measurements Chest 42 inches, Waist 32 inches, Biceps 16 inches
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black

Family

Parents

Father- Garimella Venkata 
Mother- Umadevi Garimella 

Siblings

Sister- Renu Madhavapeddi

Favourite

Color Black, Green
Food Kadi-Chawal, Bengan Ka Bhartha, Cheesy Pizza, Burger
Actress Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma

Mahat Raghavendra is an Indian actor who works across Tamil, Telugu and Hindi cinema. He is best known for his supporting roles in the heist thriller film, Mankatha (2011), the action drama, Jilla (2014) and As lead in the Double XL (2022).

Career

After finishing a degree at Hindustan College of Arts and Science, Raghavendra pursued a career in films. Prior to his first full-fledged acting role, Raghavendra was seen as a background artiste in Vallavan (2006) and Kaalai (2008), two films starring his childhood friend, Silambarasan. He was initially set to make his debut in a Tamil remake of the successful Telugu film, Ullasamga Utsahamga (2008). But unfortunately the venture was dropped. Raghavendra was signed to portray a role in Venkat Prabhu's action thriller Mankatha (2011) which featured an ensemble cast including Ajith Kumar, Arjun and Vaibhav. Raghavendra appeared as a Dharavi bar owner and the film opened to critical and commercial acclaim in August 2011. For his performance in the film, Raghavendra was recognised as the year's Best Male Debut Actor from the Edison Awards committee.

Raghavendra played his first lead role in the Telugu film, Backbench Student (2013), where he appeared alongside Piaa Bajpai and Archana Kavi. He was cast in the film after the makers were impressed after seeing an interview of the actor during his promotions for Mankatha. He then featured in the fantasy comedy Bunny n Cherry (2013) alongside Prince Cecil. Raghavendra made a return to Tamil films with Jilla (2013), starring alongside Mohanlal and Vijay, in a supporting role. Raghavendra continued to star in small budget ventures including Ladies & Gentlemen (2015) and Run (2016), where he made a guest appearance. Mahat featured in Simbu, Megha Akash Starrer Vantha Rajavathaan Varuven Tamil Movie, which was released in February 2019.

Aatla Arjun Reddy directorial Cycle, a Telugu Movie, was released in January 2021 featuring Mahat and Punarnavi. Currently, he is shooting for his portions in 3 Tamil Movies namely Kettavanu Per Edutha Nallavanda, Ivan Than Uthaman, and Kaadhal Conditions Apply.

A light-hearted, breezy romantic drama is in the making, which will have Mahat and Sana. Kadhal Conditions Apply is directed by debutant Arvind R.

Personal life

Mahat completed his schooling from Zion Matriculation School, Kodaikanal. He went on to graduate from Hindustan College of Arts & Science, Padur. Mahat's father Venkata Suryanarayana is a chemical engineer. His mother Umadevi Garimella is an ex-employee of the prestigious Commonwealth of Nations. She holds a master's degree in Biochemistry. He has an elder sister, Renu.

Mahat began dating model Prachi Mishra, a former runner-up in the Miss Earth 2012 pageant, in 2017. The pair became engaged in April 2019. Raghavendra married Prachi Mishra on 1 February 2020. He announced his wife's pregnancy in February 2020. Their son Adiyaman Raghavendra was born on 7 June 2021.

Filmography

Films

YearMovieRoleLanguageNotes
2006VallavanVallavan's friendTamilUncredited role
2007KaalaiJeeva's friendTamilUncredited role
2011MankathaMahatTamil 
2013Backbench StudentKarthikTelugu 
Bunny n CherryCharan (Cherry)Telugu 
BiriyaniHimselfTamilCameo appearance
2014JillaVigneshTamil 
VadacurryHimselfTamilCameo appearance
2015Ladies & GentlemenVijayTelugu 
2016RunManikTeluguGuest appearance
Chennai 600028 IIOor KaavalanTamil 
2017Anbanavan Asaradhavan AdangadhavanSabiTamil 
2019Vantha Rajavathaan VaruvenRohitTamil 
2021CycleVankayaluTelugu 
MaanaaduTraffic PoliceTamilCameo appearance
2022MahaVikramTamilCameo appearance[16]
Double XLSrikanth SreevardhanHindi 
2023Maruthi Nagar Police StationJaishankarTamil 
TBAKettavanu Peruyedhutha Nalavanda Tamil 
2023Kaadhal Conditions apply Tamil 
Ivan Than UthamanSiddharthTamil 

Television

Bigg Boss 2 - Contestant - Evicted Day 70 (2018)
Unlimit (2018)
Dancing Superstars (2019)
Bigg Boss 3 - Guest (2019)
Bigg Boss 4 - Guest (2020)
Bigg Boss (Hindi season 16) - Guest (2022)

Web series
 

YearTitleRolePlatformNotes
2019Madras Meter ShowGuestZEE5Episode 6
2022EMOJIAadhavaha[ 

Awards

2012: Edison Award for Best Debut Actor – Mankatha.

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