Shankar S. Melkote is a Telugu Comedian, supporting actor and CEO of a marketing company in the Hyderabad. He started his film career with Jandhyala’s Srivariki Premalekha. He acted 180 films. He is also the writer and speaker of the Hyderabad film festival. Melkote received 17th Yudhvir Memorial Award in 2008 for his outstanding contribution to the spread of ‘Written Word’. Narendra Luther, the Chairman of ‘Little Theatre’ group, describes Shankar S. Melkote as a voracious and a compulsive reader. The Yudhvir Foundation instituted the award in the memory of freedom fighter, social worker and late journalist Yudhvir, founder of Urdu and Daily Hindi Milap.
His nominated films include Shaitan, Dost, Manam, Menu, Dhookudu, Anant, Current, O Manasa, Shantosham, Bahumati, Blade Babji and Deshamuduru. He is a genuine person, and acting is his hobby. While an interview, he says,” My journey started with my banner Ushakiron Movies ‘Srivariki Premalekha’ by Jandhyala and for twenty years there was no other banner on my way.” He also stated that earlier he was working for his banner only but now also with other banners. We all are familiar with this different voice and the independent personality. Sharing one of his experiences, he said that once at a function of the film, he sat on the last seat with familiar faces.
Offer him the honored place in the first row and tried to lead them there, he says,” I am enjoying here, and I can make my exit soon.” In a horror film, Shaitan, he played the role of a professor. Being an actor as well as CEO, he was living two lives. It’s good to pursue your passion and make a living out of it. Melkote’s both preoccupations helped him to have management and discipline in him and extended his perspectives. He has been in the field for fifty years, and he finds it realer than his reality. He acted in his college days before entering in cameos in television serials and television films. Melkote thought that he had the energy to handle his acting career as well his CEO Job at a time and proved it. He gave hits like Nuvve Kavali, Anand, Santosham, and Manmadhudu. Melkote will continue with this routine and appreciation that he gains more than anything to him.
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Melkote is a Tollywood comedian actor, known for doing Telugu movies holding zodiac sign Capricorn. He became popular with 2009 super-hit film Jallu. He has the experience in working for several Telugu movies with great actors and directors. He is outstanding for his talent and one of the respectable people in the industry. Melkote made his film debut in 2003 with film Johnny.
He has been a part of famous movies like Malayalam film Pappu directed by Baby, Tollywood romantic film Snehithuda directed by Satyam Bellakonda, Telugu romantic-comedy Allam Velluli, Maharajasri, Jhalak, Romantic-action Telugu film Daggaraga Dooramga directed by
, Collector Gaari Bharya, Telugu romantic-comedy Vankarodu directed by Seebu Gogineni, Sabri, Telugu romantic-comedy Mr. Lavangam directed by Chalapathi Malladhi, Colourful Life, Saithan and Aha Na Premanta.