Mass Maharaja’ Ravi Teja's Balupu first look posters released. Ravi Teja turns 44 today. The energetic actor Born as Bhupatiraju Ravi Shankar Raju on January 26th 1968. Bhoopatiraju Raghunath Raju aka Raghu has also played the lead in a few B-Grade Telugu films and Bhoopathiraju Bharatraj Raju shared space with Ravi Teja in a few of his films and now plays negative roles in Tollywood. Before starting his career in Tollywood, Ravi Teja spent most of his childhood in Jaipur, Delhi, Mumbai and Bhopal. Later on he moved to Vijayawada along with his family and joined Siddhartha Degree College to pursue his Bachelors in Arts. Half way through his graduation, he left to Chennai on October 2nd 1988 to join Films.