Kartikeeya Gummakonda is an actor in the Indian film industry. He has worked extensively in Telugu movies and acted in the famous film
in his career span. He was born in the year 1993 to a middle-class family. Kartikeeya hailed from Telangana, Hyderabad, and completed his studies from National Institute of Technology, Warangal with a degree of Bachelor in Technology. His father owns a school and he studied in his father’s school itself. His parents always asked him to be in civil services. They aspired him to become either an IAS officer or an IPS officer, but he was adamant towards acting from the beginning of his college. He made a few short films during his bachelors and wrote the dialogues also.
He got trained under Subharao Garu, a retired professor from the National School of Drama. He took eight months of acting training from him. It was this phase of his life when he got to audition for the film Prematha Mee Karthik in which he got selected and made the debut in the film industry. Prematha Mee Karthik was released in the year 2017 and got directed by Rishi Raj. Kartikeeya shared the screen with co-star
, Murati Sharma, Jhansi, Maruthirao Gollapudi. The film followed the storyline of a boy’s changed life after meeting a beautiful girl. The first film was not a big hit for the actor as he always wanted a blockbuster for his debut but the real fame came to him with his second film ‘RX100’ in 2018.
As unique as the name was the story of the movie. It got directed by Ajay Bhupati and had
opposite Kartikeeya. He played the role of Shiva in the movie who is an ordinary living simple guy, but his life turns upside down when he fell in love with a beautiful girl who cheats on him. The actor has worked with the prominent director Krishnan K.T. Nagarajan, and the big producer S. Thanu. Apart from the big banner movies, Kartikeeya worked in the film ‘Fighter Kites’ which was a short film by Jack Birdsall. He played the character of Revantha and shared the screen with Gina Lupica, Rob Mayo,
, and Amy Parker. It was a narrative of a girl’s struggle to keep her relationship alive. It was a fundamental attempt on filmmaking but the direction was very catchy and so was Kartikeeya’s acting.