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Indian Director

Ram Gopal Varma Profile, Age, Peak, Circle of relatives, Affairs, Biography & Extra

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


59 Years (as in 2021)

Profession / Occupation

Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Playback Singer (Hindi, Telugu)

Mother Tongue







Not Known

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
Uncle Not Known
Aunties Not Known
Grandfather Not Known
Grandmother Not Known
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 Not Known
Favorite Movies Not Known
Favorite Book Not Known
Favorite Sports Not Known
Favorite Cricketer 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

Ram Gopal Varma Social Media





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