The real name of ‘VIVA- Harsha’ is Harsha Chemudu. He is an Indian actor born on 31st August 1991 in Vishakhapatnam. Harsha’s father works asa bank manager at Federal Bank and his mother Ramadevi Chemudu is a Housewife. He has done his schooling from Vignam Vidyalayam and graduated from Sri Chaitanya College of Engineering.
He started his career by acting in a Telugu short film ‘
’ on YouTube, from which he got all his fame and came to be known as “Viva-Harsha”. The Telugu short film “Viva” was released on July 11, 2013, and gained a huge popularity of 10 million views on YouTube. The subject of this famous YouTube video is on the actions and reactions of the teacher while taking a viva exam and also the students while giving it. The short film is simply hilarious and the expressions of Harsha are awesome. After releasing this video, his YouTube channel “VIVA” gained more than 222K subscribers.
He acted on many more short films on YouTube but no video is even close to the benchmark that he has created by the “Viva” video. He did many other short films of his career. In 2014 he worked in Facebook Baba which got 2.2 million views. In 2016 he did Dadminton Theory, got 1.4 M views,
, got 2.9 M views, The Big Fat Proposal, got 2.6 million views on YouTube and much more.
After being famous on YouTube, he started getting film offers. In 2016 he acted on two Telugu films, they are “Ekkadiki Pothavu Cinnavada” in which Harsha worked with actor ‘
’, the main story of the film is “A man begins to suspect that his new love interest is possessed by an evil spirit and everything goes wrong and how to solve this problem”.
The second one is “
” in which Harsha worked with ‘Naga Chaitanya Akkineni’ and the main story is – “A man’s life is divided into three stages, each of them centering on a different girl”. He also worked in Masala (2013) (5.7/10 in IMDB), Surya Vs. Surya (2015) (6.8/10 in IMDB) and Dohchay (2015) (6/10 in IMDB). He also acted in Krishnastami (2016) (6.6/10) in IMDB) and much more.
Harsha Chemudu is a superb actor, comedian and a fun-loving person and his acting-career are increased day by day on both YouTube and Telugu film industry and his fans are waiting for his next performance which will make them crazy like ‘Viva’.