Nandu is a young and well-known actor of the South Indian film industry notably for his movies like Feel My Love. According to him, if one has the potential and talent, no one can stop him/her from reaching the high-points of success. Initially, Nandu worked in a lot of small budget films and short films as well before actually coming into prominence as the main actor. Nandu just wanted to become an actor and never cared about the roles.

He used to take them as challenges thrown his way and took them seriously, be it a cameo, negative or a lead role. Nandu never limited himself to one particular role and played the part of various characters according to the needs of the movie. His full name is Ananda Krishna Nandu, and he has mostly worked in Telugu films. An insight into his life gives us information that he is also a singer. Nandu started his career by doing small roles in Tamil movies but got his break through with the movie, 100% Love, which released in the year 2011.

100% Love revolved around the story of college students- Balu, Mahalakshmi, and Ajith, who were trying to hurt each other by securing the first position in the class. Nandu played the part of Ajith in this film which had a rating of 7 on IMDb. Although Tamannaah Bhatia and Naga Chaitanya played pivotal roles, Nandu’s acting also received appreciation. Nandu then went ahead to act in Nenu Nanna Abaddam, which was a love story based on real life. Nandu essayed the role of Abhi, who falls in love with a girl, Kiran.

They try to elope with each other but are caught red-handed. Nandu then bagged roles in films like ‘Paathshala’, Best Actors, Serndhu Polama, and various others. In Paathshala, Nandu portrayed Raju and the film centered on the tale of five friends who are clueless about their life after completing engineering. Nandu also appeared in Best Actors which was a huge catastrophe according to the viewers. Ice Cream 2 was another film in which he worked and narrated the story of burglars and there are some elements of eroticism embedded in the film.

This film also bombed at the box-office. Nandu is married to the famous singer, Geetha Madhuri. Geetha is not inclined towards acting, but both Nandu and Geetha had worked together in a short movie, ‘ Adithi’. There were also reports doing the rounds that Nandu is a drug addict, but he denied all the rumours. Nandu’s next project titled, Kannullo Nee Roopame will be released in the year 2016.

Samrat Reddy

Born and brought up in Hyderabad, Samrat Reddy is a famous actor in Tamil and Telugu Film industry. He completed his schooling from Hyderabad and did his B.A.in Film Technology so as to pursue a career in cinema. He learned the technical aspects of filmmaking there. Parallel to this course, he also joined a course for acting so as to give a firm foundation to the actor inside him. His father was his inspiration and he pushed him towards this line. His father was once interested to be an actor himself and had struggled for it. He had little exposure in this line and used to take his son Samrat to the sets and shoots of different films. Those sets fascinated Samrat and he got inclined towards cinema. He has two elder sisters, Shilpa Reddy and Sahitya Reddy. Shilpa Reddy is a famous fashion designer and a model. Samrat feared that working in the entertainment industry as an actor is a tough process, hence he undertook many acting courses from reputed colleges. His debut film was a Telugu film which did not gain much success. People questioned his acting as well but he did not lose hope. After struggling a lot, he finally achieved recognition. He gives the credit to his family who supported him to achieve it. His family believes that people should do what they love and this makes them give their 100% to their work. He did not know about many technical aspects related to acting but the courses he took helped him in a great way. They helped him to project himself before the industry. Samrat did not believe in imitating other actors rather he had his own style of doing things. The directors just narrate the shots but things like how to pose for the camera, how to improve diction has to be done with one’s own presence of mind. Samrat was basically interested in cinematography and he came in front of the camera from behind the camera. The first recognition he received was through a Telugu movie, ‘Vinai Koilahade’. It made him gain good reviews from audience and critics. He believes that it is the struggle and hard work that takes anyone ahead. Nothing comes to us automatically, we have to struggle and get it for us. This is the motto of his life. Movies like Baava, Aaha Na Pellianta (released in 2011) gave him confidence and admiration of people. He selects his movies wisely, judging the script properly. Samrat got married in 2015.

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Samrat Reddy Telugu Actor