Shobu Yarlagadda was born in Gudivada, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is an Indian film producer. Shobu is the relative (son-in-law) of director K. Raghavendra Rao.
has been in brother-in-law in relation. Shobu preferably works in the Telugu film industry. He did his both primary and secondary studies at his hometown. Shobu is a graduation degree holder in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India, in the year 1992. In the year 1995, he got admission into Texas A&M University in the field, Agricultural Engineering.
He worked almost a year and a half, in California Air Resources Board, Greater Los Angeles Area, as Air Resources Engineer. Shobu builds and developed the Arka Media works with
in the year 2001. He started officially producing films in the year 2010. As soon as he went on with his job, he got numerous awards as well. Shobu has been an Indian American Environmental Engineer; then he switched himself in terms of a producer. In the year 2010, he stepped into the industry like a super-fast train with the movie Vedam. In the same year, he did
and Anaganaga O Dheerudu.
He also did the film Morning Raaga. In the next year 2011, Panjaa was his 4th movie in the line. In the year 2015, a legend cinema has launched name Baahubali: The Beginning. It was a movie with an extremely high budget and had a great fan following as well. The cinema went for almost a month in the theatres and became the 1st cinema which crossed a lot of money. This movie created breathtaking suspense, which took two long years to reveal. The second part released in the year 2017, which was produced by Shobu again, which is Baahubali: The Conclusion.
He also did films like Bobby and Pandurangadu, where he worked as an Executive Producer. He has collaborated with various directors like
, S. S. Rajamouli, Prakash Kovelamudi, and Vishnuvardhan. A watched several superstars in his films like
, Manoj Manchu,
, Sunil, Saloni Aswani, Siddharth,
, Sarah-Jane Dias,
, Prabhas, Rana,
, and Tamannaah. Shobu has been honored by different awards since 2010 like CineMAA awards for Best film in Maryada Ramanna (2010), Nandi Award for Best Feature Film in Vedam (2010), Filmfare Award for Best Film for Vedam (2010).