Varun Tej is an Indian film actor known for his works in Telugu language films. He made his debut as a lead in the film Mukunda, directed by Srikanth Addala opposite Pooja Hegde.
Tej is the son of Telugu actor and producer Nagendra Babu.He is also the nephew of actors Chiranjeevi and Pawan Kalyan. Actor and producer Niharika Konidela is his younger sister while Ram charan and Allu Arjun are Tej’s cousins. He was educated at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, and at St. Mary’s College, Hyderabad.