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,
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