Natraj Master is an Indian actor, dancer and performer who came into limelight after featuring in reality shows like Bigg Boss Telugu Season 5 and Bigg Boss Telugu digital series on OTT (2022).
Natraj Master was born on Friday, 16 April 1982 (age 40 years; as of 2022) in Hyderabad, India. His zodiac sign is Aries.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Natraj Master belongs to a middle class family of Hyderabad, India. Not much information is available about his parents.
Wife & Children
The dancer is married to Neethu Nataraj. The couple got married on 5 November 2008 and is blessed with a baby girl, whom they have named Lakshu.
Natraj travelled to Hyderabad after finishing his primary and secondary studies in his village to pursue a career in the Telugu entertainment industry. He began his career as a server in producer Sathyanarayana’s hotels and restaurants after moving to Hyderabad. Natraj’s career was transformed when Sathyanarayana discovered his dancing talent during a visit to his hotel and invited him to join Srihari’s wife’s Disco Shanti dancing institution. Later, he worked as a dance instructor at numerous dance studios in Hyderabad. Natraj Master first appeared on television in 2000, when he competed in Gemini TV’s dancing competition show ‘Dance Baby Dance.’ He qualified for a couple of rounds of the competition. Following that, he took part in another dance reality programme series that aired on ETV Dance. The dancer made his film debut in 2006 with the Telugu language film ‘Veedhi,’ directed by V Dorairaj. Sharwanand, Gopika, Nataraj, Santhosh, Vinay Varma, and Aryan were among the cast members. Later in his career, he appeared as a supporting actor in a number of Tollywood films, including Highway and Godiva. The dancer had the opportunity to participate at the AATA Season 1 Finale in 2007. AATA is a reality dance show that airs on Zee Telugu. Impressed by his dancing abilities, mentors Bharat and Neethu invited him to season 2 of the dance reality show. Later that year, in 2008, he won the AATA Season 2 competition. In Aata Season 3, he finished third and worked as a coach for rivals Bharath and Sri Vidya. He produced the Zee Telugu TV show ‘Magadheera Dare to Dance’ in 2009. He later participated on Gemini TV and Maa Tv as a judge, director, and producer on additional series. Natraj Master appeared as a participant on Bigg Boss Telugu Season 5 in 2021. The show will launch on Star Maa and Disney+ Hotstar on September 5, 2021. He was evicted from the Bigg Boss house after surviving for four weeks.
He then appeared in the Bigg Boss Telugu digital series ‘Bigg Boss Non-Stop.’ The contestants were asked to choose three contestants who, in their judgement, deserved to be in the top five. Bindu Madhavi and Nataraj had some intense discussions in the last episode, and the next episode will have even more.’ In one episode, Nataraj refers to Bindu as “Surpanakha” and executes a “Laxmana Banam” position, implying that the crowd will “chop her nose.” Bindu also takes on the role of ‘Mahishasura Mardini.’ Nataraj even informed Bindu that she lacked the qualities of a proper Telugu girl and that her father “failed because of him.” Nataraj’s comments towards Bindu have upset many netizens and supporters on social media. They accuse Nataraj of making a “personal assault” on Bindu during the nomination process. While Nataraj had previously featured in BB Telugu season 5, Bindu was making her first appearance in the OTT season. She has appeared on Bigg Boss Tamil before.
- Dancer Nataraj aka Nataraj Master planted at Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Park at Jubilee Hills, inspired by Rajya Sabha MP Joginapally Santosh Kumar, who began the Green India Challenge inspired by Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao’s brainchild programme Haritha Haram. He emphasised the need of planting and conserving trees in order to protect the ecosystem in his remarks. The dancer advised people to plant trees in order to provide future generations with oxygen and to make the country green and clean. He also nominated actor Mohammed Khayyum, commonly known as Lobo, as well as Tanuja and Uma as actresses.