Adnan Sajid Khan is today a popular face of Hyderabadi Cinema.He was born in Hyderabad city of India on 30th May 1963. At the age of fifty-three years, Adnan is a singer, actor and a comedian. In the 1990’s, Adnan was just a stage singer. It was luck by chance that he got into the acting business in 2007. One fine day, Adnan went to RK Mama Productions, Banjara Hills office to meet Aziz Naseer, his friend. It was there he met RK who took him to his friend’s room and thought he was a good candidate for the role of “ Gullu Dada Gullu Dada is the name given to Adnan Sajid Khan. >> Read More... Gullu Dada ”, a don character from their new film. It took 15 mins for Adnan to be selected for the role and since then, people know him by the name of “Gullu Dada”.

The “Gullu Dada” is a famous franchise that has four parts to its kitty. All the movies of this franchise were received well by the watchers and made Adnan Sajid a star. The first movie of the Gullu Dada Franchise was named “Fun and Musti” in 2007 and the second was titled “Gullu Dada Returns: No Compromise, Only Fight” released in 2010. He did a total of three movies in 2011 titled “Zabardast”, “Ja Bhai Ja”, and “Family Pack: Take Away Comedy!”. In 2012, the third franchise film of Gullu Dada named “Gullu Dada 3” was released closely followed by the fourth franchise film “Gullu Dada 4” in 2013. After that, he did a regional film of Hyderabad called “Thriller”. In 2013, he did a film titled “Ek Tha Sardar” followed by “Stepney” in 2014.

His latest release is a film titled “Dubai Returns” stated to be in cinemas in July of 2016. All of Adnan’s movies have been well appreciated by the audience so much so that all of his 12 movies have had a run at the cinemas for at least 50 days. More than a dozen theatres in the area of Nizam Circuit featured his films. These twelve films have all been made in Hyderabad and have Deccan lingo i.e. language. In an interview, Adnan once said that the language of his films is neither Urdu nor Hindi, it is something of a combination of their way of talking, the accent they portray, the words they use and the way their tongue rolls when speaking.

The interview took place near Charminar in Hyderabad, where people recognised him and were eager to get clicked with the “Gullu Dada”. It is his experience that people take time to recognise him, but when they do, he is usually mobbed by them for pictures. He once got mobbed in Mumbai too.

Madhunandan Telugu Actor


‘Madhunandan’ is a Telugu comedian actor whose face can easily be recognized when he appears on the silver screen. But his journey to the film industry has been a fairy tale. Although the actor wanted to grow up as an actor, he had no godfather in the film industry. When he was just 19 years old, he fetched his first role in a Telugu movie called 'Nuvvu Nenu', in 2001. But luck did not favor him after ‘Nuvvu Nenu’, which was directed by Teja. Soon, as some unsuccessful films such as ‘Sye’ and ‘Lakshmi Kalyanam' in the box office followed, the fate of the actor got shielded. A few more films landed him in more trouble as their failure not only took his career on the negative path, but provided an uncertainty to his earning. Broken by his faith in the film industry, he took a degree in MBA from Osmania University, and got relocated to the US for green pastures. Although he was in USA, his mind was always drawn towards the Telugu film industry. After two years in USA, the actor was back to his home town with a bang! He won the confidence of actor Nitin, who recommended his name for his upcoming movie, ‘Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde’. After the release of this film, he never looked back and success followed him always. He had an interesting career graph in the year 2014 when his five films got released and all were blockbusters in the box office. Geetha Arts Banner film, 'Kotha Janta', was a critically acclaimed movie that did roaring business in the theater due to its comedy sense. Madhunandan acted as actor Srinivasa Reddy's friend in the movie, 'Geethanjali', and even acted in an another movie called 'Pyar Mein Padipoyane', which had actor Aadi in the lead. The year 2015 was also a very promising year for the actor as three hit movies released in the theaters. These movies were ‘Shivam’, ‘Dongaata’, and 'S/O Satyamurthy'. In 2016, five commercial movies namely ‘Speed Unnodu', 'Drushya Kavyam', 'Garam', ‘Drushya Kavyam’, and 'Seethamma Andalu Ramayya Sitralu' got released. All these movies cheered up his fans and the actor has many projects in his hands now. It is almost a unique record now that actor Madhunandan has been in the industry for the past 17 years!


Banda Jyothi

Banda Jyothi was a south Indian professional actress in television and films. She has mostly acted in comic roles. She was a famous lady comedian in the Tollywood movie industry. Banda Jyothi has been part of the Telugu film industry. She has shared screen space with various famous actors such as Bandla Ganesh, M. S. Narayana and many more in the Tollywood industry. Banda Jyothi is most noted for her roles in the movies Vijayaramaraju, Aame, Kalyana Ramudu, Swayamvaram, Andhagadu, Badrachalam, and many more films. She was also a dubbing artist. The real name of Banda Jyothi was Jyothi Patnaik. However, she was given the name Banda Jyothi because she is fat. Banda Jyothi was born in Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh, India. She lived there and stayed working in Hyderabad. Her house was located in a colony called Chitrapuri colony in the city of Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh. Though there are many comedians in the Telugu film industry, Banda Jyothi has made a mark and created a niche for herself solely because of her unique body language and mannerisms. She had done only a couple of films in the industry but still, she has nice recognition for her roles which is the most important for any actor or entertainer. Banda Jyothi was mostly remembered for her performance in the few films that she had acted. Unfortunately, Banda Jyothi had to leave this world after a heart attack. She was said to be ill for few months before she passed away. Banda Jyothi was very young when she got the heart attack. She was only 41 years old. She passed away on 27th of February in the year 2016 which was a Saturday. Banda Jyothi breathed her last breath at her house in Chitrapuri colony at Hyderabad. A senior comedian, the fraternity of Telugu film mourned her demise and was shook by the sudden incident. The movie of Banda Jyothi is Andagadu which was released in the year 2005 and was directed by film director Pendyala Venkata Rama Rao. It had Telugu actors Rajendraprasad, Damini, and Bhavana in the lead roles. Her other movie named Photo got released in the big screens in the year 2006, and it was directed by the filmmaker Siva Nageswara Roa and the starts of this film were Anjali, Anand, Mukta George and many more. Banda Jyothi acted in the movie Seshadri Naidu which was also a Telugu film and it got released in the year 2004. This drama action film was directed by filmmaker Rudraraju Suresh Varma, and it was acted by Srihari, Nandita, and Swathi in lead roles.

Banda Jyothi Telugu Actress