Ram Gopal Varma Profile, Age, Height, Family, Affairs, Biography & More

Ram Gopal Varma

Ram Gopal Varma Profile, Age, Height, Family, Affairs, Biography & More

Penmetsa Ram Gopal Varma was born April 7, 1962, often referred to by his initials RGV, is an Indian director, screenwriter and producer, known for his work in Telugu and Hindi films alongside television. Varma has made films in several genres, including parallel cinema and docudrama, known for their realism, technical finesse and craftsmanship. Considered one of the pioneers of Indian New Age cinema

Varma received the National Film Award for the screenplay for the political crime drama Shool (1999). In 2004 he was featured in the BBC World’s Bollywood Bosses series. In 2006, Grady Hendrix of Film Comment, published by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, cited Varma as “Bombay’s Most Successful Maverick” for his work on experimental films.

Varma is known for presenting the Indian Political Trilogy and the Indian Gangster Trilogy; Film critic Rajeev Masand called the series “the most influential films in Hindi cinema. The first installment of the trilogy, Satya, was also featured in CNN-IBN’s 100 Greatest Indian Films of All Time. Recent Works Varma’s vanguard include such hits as the dramatized re-enactment of “Rayalaseema factionism” in Rakta Charitra (2010), the “2008 Mumbai attacks” in The 11/26 Attacks (2013), “Operation Cocoon ”in Killing Veerappan (2016), and the“ Vijayawada riots ”in Vangaveeti (2016).


Beginning his career as a civil engineer, he made an entry into Telugu cinema with the groundbreaking crime thriller, Siva (1989) screened at the 13th India International Film Festival, and won the Varma, the Nandi Awards of the Best Direction, Best Directorial Debut and Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Film

Varma wrote an autobiography called Na Ishtam, which deals with his life experiences and philosophy. “Naa Ishtam” was released in December 2010 at the Taj Banjara, Hyderabad. Sirasri, poet, lyricist and writer has written a biographical book on the interactions he had with Ram Gopal Varma with the title Vodka With Varma. Director Puri Jagannath launched the book in December 2012.

Ram Gopal Varma Biodata and Biography

Penmetsa Ram Gopal Varma
Date Of Birth
7 April 1962
60 Years (as in 2022)
Profession / Occupation
Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Playback Singer (Hindi, Telugu)
Mother Tongue
Zodiac Sign
Height / Weight
5′ 8” / 76kg
First Movie Director
Shiva (1989, Telugu)
First Debut Movie Director
Shiva (1989, Telugu)
Shiva (1989, Hindi)
Samar (2013, Tamil)
First Debut TV
Swabhimaan (1995, Hindi)
First Debut Producer
Raat / Raatri (1992, Telugu, Hindi)
Money Factor
Not Known, Net Worth: Not Known


Ram Gopal Varma Family and Relatives

Krishnam Raju Varma
Varma Koti
Varma Vijaya
Marital Status
Ratna Varma (Ex-wife)
Sons None
Girlfriends/ Affairs Urmila Matondkar (Actress)
Antara Mali (Actress)
Nisha Kothari (Actress)
Madhu Shalini (Telugu Actress)
Late Jiah Khan (Actress)


Ram Gopal Varmae Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimetres
173 cm
Height in Meters
1.73 m
Height in Feet Inches
5′ 8”
Body Measurement
Chest Size
41 inches
Waist Size
33 inches
Biceps Size
12 inches
Eye Colour
Light Brown
Hair Colour


Ram Gopal Varma Favorites

Favorite Colour
Not Known
Favorite Actor
Favorite Actress
Sridevi, Urmila Matondkar
Favorite Food Not Known
Hobbies Reading, Writing, Watching Movies
Favirote Director Shekhar Kapur
Favirote Musician Ilayaraja
Favorite Movies Not Known
Favorite Book Not Known
Favorite Car Collections Not Known



Ram Gopal Varma Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification
B.Tech in Civil Engineering
St. Mary’s High School, Secunderabad
College / University
V.R. Siddhartha Engineering College, Vijayawada
Not Known


Ram Gopal Varma Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place
Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh, India
Home Town
Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh, India
Present Residence
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
House Address
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Phone No / Mobile No
Not Known
Email ID
Not Known
Not Known


Ram Gopal Varma Awards, Honours, Achievements

National Film Award
1999: Best Feature Film in Hindi for School
Filmfare Critics Awards
1995: Best Story for Rangeela
1998: Best Movie for Sathya
Nandi Awards
1989: Best Director for Siva
1989: Best First Film of Director for Siva
1991: Best Director for Kshana Kshanam
1991: Best Screenplay Writer for Kshana Kshanam
1993: Best Feature Film – Silver for Money
1999: Best Director for Prema Katha
1999: Best Feature Film – Bronze for Prema Katha
Bollywood Movie Awards
1998: Best Director for Satya
2000: Best Director for Jungle
2002: Best Director for Company
2003: Best Director for Bhoot
Bimal Roy Memorial National Awards
1998: Best Director for Satya
Other Awards
1989: Vamsee Berkley Awards for Best Director for Siva
1993: Akruthi Film Award for Best Director for Gaayam



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