Priyadarshi Pulikonda

Other names of Priyadarshi Pulikonda: Priyadarshi, Priyadarshi Pullikonda

Priyadarshi Pulikonda is an Indian figure who has contributed some of his works to the film industry and has won several hearts with his performance in the movie PelliChoopulu.Priyadarshi’s family moved to Hyderabad nearly three decades ago and had been staying in Hyderabad ever since. At present, they live in Chandanagar. His father is a Professor, and his mother is well qualified too. The artiste, who is nearly 28 years old, is from a middle-class family.

He holds a postgraduate degree in Mass Communication from the University of Hyderabad. Priyadarshi also has a sister who is a Lieutenant in Navy. Priyadarshi is someone who believes in challenging himself. Sagara Sangamam was the turning point in Priyadarshi’s life, as it was a movie which urged and inspired him to become an actor at a very young age of 7. He has also taken classes conducted by Aruna Bhikshu.

His sources of inspiration in acting are Kamal Hassan, Kota Srinivasa Rao, SVR, Brahmanandam, Prakash Raj, Rao Gopal Rao, Santhanam, Savithri, Rao Ramesh, and Vivek. Apart from that, he is a big fan of Kamal Hassan and Chiranjeevi. He respects and highly values the relationships in his life and believes that they are his wealth.Priyadarshi’s family, friends, and teachers have been very supportive all the time and have never demoralized him. He wishes to discover and venture different roles in acting as he finds it monotonous to play the same kind of character. Besides, he desires to be versatile.Also, he is fond of traveling and reading. As mentioned earlier, he has contributed some of his works to the film industry.

The first step towards the silver screen was officially taken by him in 2012 as the director, writer, editor and producer of Ponnu-Vaadu which was a short film. In 2013, he played the role of the character ‘ Hari’ in Machan EnakuIniki Kalyanam, a short film in which he was the production manager as well. In the same year, he wrote, directed and also acted in another short film – The Delivery. He has also been a screenplay assistant of a short film – AtleastoruMutham in the year 2014. Priyadarshi made an appearance for the first time on big screen with a movie which released in 2016 – Terror. He gained much fame by playing Kaushik in the flick Pelli Choopulu in 2016. It was a breakthrough for him, and it set a benchmark. He made a place for himself in the industry with this movie and the role played by him was one of his notable works. He also played the role of Ramanna in the film Bommala Ramaram in the same year.

His movie Mister has been recently released and he is working on Spyder now. The movie Pelli Choopulu won two National Awards for Best Dialogues and Best Picture. On day 2 of IIFA Utsavam 2017,PriyadarshiPulikonda bagged an award for Best Comic Role in Pelli Choopulu.

In an interview conducted by NTV, Priyadarshi had an open chat with the host where he shared quite many things about himself. To put it in a nutshell, he said - Definitely, there are certain loopholes in the film industry, but there is always space for talent. He had good support from his family, pals and teachers. Hopefully, Priyadarshi gets opportunities to explore different roles and may continue to keep up the good work. May his potentiality be rightly exploited.

The comedy act of Priyadarshi in Pelli Chopulu was highly appreciated 

Manoj Anand Telugu Actor

Manoj Anand

Manoj Anand is an Actor, Model, Musician, Dancer, Photographer, Writer, Editor, Director, Film and Stage Crew member, who have done various roles in Indian movies like Fan, Phantom, and many more. He also worked in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. The multi-talented guy lives in Leicester, United Kingdom. He has played many roles as an actor. Some of his works are in “Shoes on a wire,” a short film directed by Parang Khezri, “You Me and Him” directed by Daisy Aitkens, “All I have in this World is my Word” directed by Manoj Anand, and many more. He also worked in many Bollywood movies. He played a role in “Housefull 3,” directed by Farhad – Sajid, “FAN” starring Shahrukh Khan, and directed by Maneesh Sharma, Bhoothnath Returns starring Mr. Amitabh Bachchan, and directed by Nitesh Tiwari, Phantom starring Saif Ali Khan, and directed by Kabir Khan, and many more. He has also played many different roles in Television Movies, Corporate Videos, Commercials and Music Videos too. “Murdered by my Father” directed by Bruce Goodison, is his first Television Movie. He was a Wedding Dancer in it. In 2014, he was in Concussion Awareness – Rugby Doctor directed by Steve Lawson. He has also done many Music Videos. "Fame is Your Driver" by Vix and her MsCiefs is one of them. He was offered a role in various commercials too. Manoj Anand did commercials like Quick Quid from Happy Hour Productions, Sky TV Football- Arsenal Supporter, Lyca Mobile Competition Entry, Paddy Power- Football Fan (Outside Production), and many more. Apart from Acting skills, Manoj Anand is also a model, singer. He did modeling in a Jedi costume for Wookie Website relating to Star Wars costumes in 2006. The event was held in Birmingham, NEC. Manoj Anand also took training for instruments such as Guitar & Keyboard. He learned to play basic chords on a guitar and useful on Tambourine. He also wrote many songs from 1991-2006. Manoj Anand also did few Rock and Metal cover songs. He was a vocalist of Leicester Metal-Hard Rock Band: The Lazy Idols. In 2014, he gave vocals for Shelter, a short film directed by Tom Young and in 2015, he gave vocals for “The Elephant in the Room,” directed by Birmingham. He also played as a drummer in a Jazz band on a 4-day shoot in Bradford. He also played many roles in TV shows. Manoj Anand was infamous TV shows like “Paranoid,” “Doctors,” “Still Open All Hours,” “Borderline,” and many more. Manoj Anand was the director and writer of a short film “Fate of Reality,” which is of the thriller genre. He also was the writer of “Through My Eyes,” a short film directed by Aj H. He was also a Cinematographer in “Cocky Bora Bora,” “Lunacy for Beginners,” and many more. He has been doing film work since 2012 and has gained a lot of experience. He won an award for best 20 seconds film ‘The Elephant in the room’, in 2015 and in 2017, he won Highly Commended Award for Lunacy for Beginners short film. He was also nominated for ‘Best Cinematography’ for “The Donor,” a short film in 2016 at Glastonbury Film Challenge.


Vankayala Satyanarayana

Vanakalya Satyanarayana was an Indian theatre artist and film actor. Satyanarayana was born in the year 1940 in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. He has acted as a character actor in more than 180 movies including Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil films. During his graduation days, he was a gold medallist in studies. He was also an all-rounder as he was exceptional at sports. He won the first position in L. Roberts International Shooting Competition and second spot at the international level. He secured a rewarding post in the company Hindustan Shipyard. He filled the job of a clerk initially at the company and later, he took retirement as the Company Secretary of the firm. Even though he had a lucrative job, he gave up his job and chose to pursue a career in the world of Cinema. He completed his study in theatre performance in the Andhra University. K. Venkateswara Rao, a renowned stage personality guided him in his program at the Andhra University. He acted in plays and skits including Asura Sandhya, Triveni, Kodukuputtala, Otunna PrajalakuKoti Dandalu, Mnasunna Manishi, and Asaya Vardhate. He made his debut on the big screen of Telugu Cinema with the move Needaleni Aadadhi (1974). After that, he made appearances in various movies including Sagara Sangamam (A Telugu Dance Musical film directed by K. Vishwanath), Srinivasa Kalyanam, Subhalekha(A Telugu comedy-drama movie produced by Allu Aravind and V.V. Sastry) Some other movies in which he acted include Suthradarulu (A Classic Telugu feature film about a boy who fights for justice in his village), Donga Kollu (A Telugu comedy film), Ooriki Ichina Maata (A drama film in Telugu written by M. Balaiah, and Vijetha (A Telugu movie starring Chiranjeevi). Apart from this, he has acted in various TV serials and daily soaps. He rose to fame only after his famous role as a station master in the TV series Seethamaalakshmi. The series got released in the year 1978. He received recognition from the audience as well as other artists from the famous role of the station master played by him. He was a well-known name in the Vizag Theatre circles as he remained active until his last days in performing plays and skits with the artists of Vishakhapatnam. In addition to this, he had close relationships with the Vijayawada theatre and its artists as well. In 2017, he received an honor during the Comedy Drama Festival held at the Samadhura Kala Niketan A few days before his death, he was preparing to perform at a play at the Nandi Drama Festival at Kakinanda. He suffered from respiratory issues and was undergoing treatment during his final days. He died in March 2018. He is survived through his wife and two sons. His brother, Vnakalaya Tataji is the chairman of Shri Kanakamahalakshmi Devasthanam and has been organizing programs to encourage and promote theatre artists from Vishakhapatnam. Satyanarayana’s last rites were performed at the Hindu Kailasa Bhoomi in Vizag.

Vankayala Satyanarayana Telugu Actor