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4 Highest-Grossing Films Of 'Dasara' Actor Nani

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Endearingly named Nani by his fans, Ghanta Naveen Babu continues to reign over Telugu cinema—15 years after his debut in 2008. As one of his much-awaited project, Dasara, releases today, we take a look at his blockbuster movies so far:

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Eega: Rs 130 CroreProduced on a reported budget of Rs 30 cr., Eega went on to become one of the highest-grossing films of his career. The storyline follows the life of Nani, the protagonist, who is killed in the first half by Sudeep, (his girlfriend's jilted lover), only to reincarnate as a fly and avenge his death. 

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MCA: Rs 70 CroreThe second biggest grosser of his career is Middle-Class Abbayi (MCA), which was released in 2017. Directed and written by Venu Sriram, this film was made on a budget of reportedly Rs 25 cr. True to its title, Nani plays the role of a middle-class boy who challenges a gangster for his family.

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Gang Leader: Rs 70 CroreThis 2019 film garnered critical acclaim upon its release. Directed by Vikram Kumar, Nani takes on an action role in this movie, which traces the lives of a group of women, whose loved ones get murdered. They are soon left with the only resort to seeking justice from a crime novelist.

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Shyam Singha Roy: Rs 65 CroreA radical romantic period drama period film set in the 1970s of Kolkata, Shyam Singha Roy felt like a breath of fresh air in his career. Nani plays the role of an aspiring filmmaker, who occasionally sees the flashes of his past life as Roy. And, that sets the tone for the movie.