Shashank Siddamsetty is a Telugu film actor born on 22 November 1979. He was brought up in Secunderabad, and his roots are in Telangana. Shashank’s first two films Aithe and Sye Click to look into! >> Read More... went on hit. He won Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actor in the ‘Sye’. His third movie, Anukokunda Oka Roju, was another success for him. Shashank faced his first flop after giving the movie ‘Party’. His most recent film is ‘ Prem Prem is a Tamil serial and movie actor. He was bor >> Read More... ’. The First one, Aithe, won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu. He has also given two movies in the Kannada language, i.e., Devadas and Krishnan Marriage Story. His Hindi film was ’50 Lakh’. His realistic portrayal of a cabbie in latest hit flick AOR has got him tremendous recognition. He had an exclusive interview with ldlebrain.com in which he shared about his education background, and how he got into the film career. He completed his B.Com through distance learning in Andhra University.

In an interview, Said,” I used to watch films of Chiranjeevi in theater and dance with my younger brother till I get tired. I had no background of the film career, but I still wanted to do it because there is place in this industry for who is talented and hardworking.” He got his primary portfolio done by Aravind Chenji in 2000 and visited all the studios with this. His training started at Mr. Dixit first and then at Kishor Namit Kapoor Institute in Mumbai. Chandra Sekhar Yeleti Chandra Sekhar Yeleti was born in Tuni in Andhra P >> Read More... saw his portfolio in February 2002. He got his second one by Aravind Chenji in 2002 and cast the film ‘Aithe’. Shashank has always kept the balance between the performance-oriented films and commercial films. Superstar Chiranjeevi’s film gave him motivation as he is the die heart fan of Chiranjeevi. He did his dubbing for all the films he worked. Through his films, he wants to spread love and motivation among youngsters.

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Shashank Siddamsetty, normally credited as Shashank, is a Tollywood film actor primarily working on Telugu movies. He famous for  Aithe (2003), Sye (2004), Anukokunda Oka Roju (2005), Nee Jathaga Nenundali (2014) etc

Shashank was born on 22 November 1979 in Secundrabad, Andhra Pradesh. His father S. Raju was Assistant Manager of SBI (State Bank of India) and his mother Mrs. Usha Rani Usha comes from a normal middle-class family that >> Read More... was associate professor of linguistics department in Osmania University. Shashank had done his intermediate in St Marie’s high school in Himayat Nagar. He completed his B.Com from Andhra University through distance learning.

Shashank was a hardcore fan of Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi from childhood & made Chiranjeevi his role model. Shashank was from non-film background. He made his first primary portfolio made in 2000 with the help of his friend Arvind Chenji. After all local studios & producers rejected him; Shashank chose to do some formal acting course. He trained at Kishore Namit Kumar Institution & got his second portfolio done in 2002. He got his first break when renowned director Chandra Shekhar Yeleti liked his portfolio and casted him in one of the main roles in National Award winning Telugu Thriller film Aithe (2003). Shashank delivered a stellar performance but overshadowed by Pavan Malhotra’s portrayal of the main antagonist in the movie. After that, he appeared in 2004 sports drama film Sye alongside Nithin & Genelia D’Souza. He bagged Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actor for this flick. Shashank got widely recognised in film industry after portraying the role of a histrionic cab driver in 2005 Blockbuster Anukokunda Oka Roju. Though his many follow-up films like Party (2006) got thrashing in the box office, he got continuous praise for his acting. He delivered another hit with 2014 romantic drama film Nee Jathaga Nenundali that later got dubbed in Hindi as Aashiqui 2.His latest hit film was Yathartham (2016)

Shashank named Tamil superstar Vikram of Anniyan (2005) fame & Hollywood actor Tom Hanks I quote his famous line “Mama always said life was >> Read More... as his inspiration alongside Chiranjeevi. Shashank is popular among Telugu audience for his hard work & rise to fame by overcoming many hurdles.

Sarath Babu Telugu Actor

Sarath Babu

Sarath Babu is in the Industry for few decades now. He did some 200+ films which covered all South Indian languages. He is a highly skilled actor but couldn’t stand as a husband and had multiple divorces. Sarath Babu is one of the most talented character artists in South India. He has played numerous roles as a husband, friend, father, brother and villain on-screen. Personal Life: Sarath Babu was born on 31 July 1951 at Amadalavalasa in Andhra Pradesh. He turned 64 this year and is looking forward to another marriage. Sarath Babu’s father had his own business of hotel, and he wanted him to handle his business. But on the other hand, Sarath wanted to be a police officer, but his dreams crashed when he developed short-sight during his college days. His friends and lecturers in his college told his mother that he was good looking, and he should try to get into films. While his father was against him entering in the films, his mother encouraged him to try his luck in films. Though it was a risky decision, but he had an alternate plan to join his father’s business later on so he tried acting. In the year, 1988 he divorced his wife, Rama Prabha, who was also an actress while he met Snehalatha that time. He married her in 1990 but after a period of 20 years, got divorced. Snehalatha filed divorce on July 27th, 2011 in a family court on the grounds of mental torture because of the actor and got a divorce. However, what surprises everyone is that his spirit to get married at this age. Career: Sarath got into the industry with the help of an advertisement that stated the requirement of new faces or fresher for films he got into films easily with that. Sharath was also a part of Telugu movies as he has worked in all south indian launguage movies. His debut Telugu film was Abhimanavati in 1975. Later in 1977, a film named Nizhal Nijamagiradhu was released. It was directed by the famous director Balachander and was a hit. It was this film from which his career in Tamil films started actually. It was remade in Telugu as Idhi Katha Kadu, which featured him with Kamal Hassan and Chiranjeevi. Since these movies were highly appreciated by the audience, Sarath considers Balachander as his mentor. In his acting career spanning 37 years, Sarath Babu has acted in over 200 movies covering all South Indian languages. He has acted in 80 films each in Telugu and Tamil, 20 in Kannada and a few in Malayalam. He was also seen in television. He first appeared on television in 1998 in Gopuram. After a long time, he again appeared on television in 2013 in Rajakumari and Mannan Magal in 2014. Awards: Sarath Babu has received numerous awards for his wonderful performances in Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam movies that include eight Nandi awards from the government of Andhra Pradesh for his roles in Telugu movies. Another Version Of Sarath Babu: Sarath Babu was born on 31st July’1951 in Amudalavalasa, Srikakulam(Dist.), Andhra Pradesh. Another name of him is Sthyam Babu Dixit. His father is an hotelier and wanted his son to settle in that business. But against his father’s wishes, Sarath Babu chose acting as his career. He married Telugu actress Ramaprabha, but after a few years they got divorced. Later, he married film actor M.N.Nambiar’s daughter Sneha.                                Sarath Babu is a film and TV actor, who has worked in all major South-Indian languages- Telugu, Kannada, Tamil and Malayalam. He started his acting career in the year 1973 and has been in film industry for almost 37 years. He made his entry with a Telugu film in 1973. He has worked in nearly 200 films. Sarath Babu has worked in 80 Telugu films, 80 Tamil films, 20 Kannada films and some Malayalam films. In most of his films, Sarath Babu has acted in supporting roles. He has worked with famous actors such as- Kamal Haasan, Sivaji Ganeshan, Rajinikanth, Balakrishna and Chiranjeevi. Sharat Babu refers K.Balachander as his god father and mentor. His first break has come through a Tamil film directed by K.Balachander which was later remade in Telugu language as Idi Katha Kaadu in which Chiranjeevi and Kamal Haasan have acted along with Sharat Babu. It was a big hit. Some of his films are- Panthulamma, Maro Charitra, 47 Rojulu, Sagara Sangamam, Sitara, Swathi Muthyam, Abhinandana, Sriramadasu, Magadheera etc. Sarath Babu has received many awards, which includes 8 Nandi Awards as Best Supporting Actor for his acting performance in various Telugu films.  Sarath Babu has also acted in some TV serials. He has acted in the Telugu Serial Antharangalu which was telecasted on ETV Telugu. This serial was directed by Akkineni Vinay Kumar.

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Siva Reddy

Siva Reddy or Shiva Reddy is a Telugu actor, comedian, and mimicry artist, who has worked in over a hundred Telugu films. He was born in the year 1972 in Ramagundam, Karimnagar in Telangana State, India. He was the 5th son in the family; his mother was a housewife, while his father works as a farmer. During school days, Siva used to perform and imitate his teachers and the school principal. He loved it when the audience appreciated his performance, which brings him closer to his passion. After his 10th class, he shifted to Chennai to perform in movies. However, everyone advised him to wait till he reaches the right age. Later on, he went to Warangal and bagged an opportunity to work in Doordarshan. The late fork artist, Sri Sarangapani Garu, used to encourage Siva by bringing him in all his shows. This led him to perform extensively in Garu’s programs and eventually earned the respect of the people from Warangal District. When he met director Sana Yadi Reddy, Siva was asked to narrate some comedy anecdotes in front of him. He was impressed and gave Siva the opportunity to act in all his film ventures including the film Bachelors in 1999. In the year 2001, Siva also acted in Ammayi Kosam, helmed by Muppalaneni Siva. Later, he acted in films like Anandam (2001), Nee Manasu Naaku Telusu (2003), Vasantham (2003), Athade Oka Sainyam (2004), Donga Dongadi (2004), Chekram (2005), Stalin (2006), Namo Venkatesa (2010), Jai BoloTelangana (2011), Vastadu Naa Raju (2011), Dookudu (2011), and many more. Besides acting on the silver screen, Siva also got the chance to work on many television shows such as Jalsa, Chittam Chittam Praya Chittam, Koteswara Rao, Gharshana Dance Show, and Comedy Gang. Siva already earned several awards including the Vamsi-Berkely award for his performance in Athade Oka Sainyam; Bharathamuni Award for Ammayi Kosam; and many more. Although Siva was not very popular as a film actor, he is striving to make a mark in the industry. He grew up mimicking people and dancing has been his passion; and now, he is making it big on stage. He loves to watch the movies of Rajendra Prasad. He has been in the United States and performed in front of 8,000 people, who gave him a standing ovation. Siva also believes that his profession is helping him in making bonds with other people.

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Siva Reddy Telugu Actor