Sanjay is a talented dancer cum actor in Kannada film industry. Sanjay was born to, ‘Dr. Shantaram’ and ‘ Swarna Bio coming soon... >> Read More... Swarna ’. He started to learn classical dance at the age of seven. Sankarabharanam was the inspirational film, which made Sanjay go deep into the classical dance. He started his training at the age of 7 under the coaching of Smt. G. S. Rajalakshmi. He was the first rank holder in the dance examination, which was organized and carried out by the ‘Karnataka Secondary Education Board’. He made his debut as a child actor in 1981 in the film BhakthaGnana Deva.

He started to act in Telugu and Kannada films. At the same time, his love for dance did not diminish. He was also a good student in academics too. He scored 80% marks in his tenth standard board exams and in the same year, he ranked first in the senior grade dance competition by the ‘Karnataka Secondary Education Board’. In fact, Sanjay is a dentist too. In the year 1992, he won gold medal in a dance competition conducted in Hyderabad by ‘NavyaNatakaSamithi’. He has also learnt Kuchipudi from Smt. Sunanda Devi.

Sanjay is acting in television serials too. He is married to ‘’, who is also an excellent dancer. This couple is running a dance school named ‘Shivapriya School of Dance’ in Bangalore. Bharathanatyam, Kuchipudi and other folk dances are taught to the students in Shivapriya School of Dance.