Phani Kavuluri is an Indian actor, comedian, scriptwriter and mimicry artist. He is best known for his works in Telugu Film and entertainment industry. He was born in Khammam District in Telangana. His father Mallikarjuna is a clerk in court and his mother Lakshmi is a housewife.
He completed his studies at a local school in Khammam district. He has worked in many entertainment and comedy shows in Telugu Industry. He has been working for seventeen years in the industry and acted in comedy shows and many famous movies.
As a young child, he used to see his father doing mimicry during the free time and grew fond of it. In school, he used to do mimicry of his teachers and became famous among his friends.
He entered Telugu Entertainment Industry in the year 2000. He has worked for different shows and has performed more than two thousand skits till this date. He worked in a show " Nawwu Tu Batkalu" for six years and performed more than a thousand skits.
He first came to public attention civility of his act in the popular ETV Telugu comedy show Jabardasth. Along with Jabardasth, he has worked in Nawwu Tu Batkalu, Getup Gireesham. He has worked in many Telugu movies
(2016), Kaarulo Shikarukelithe (2017) and the crime-drama film Buddareddypalli Breaking News. He is currently acting in the movie Raakchasam.
He is married to Lakshmi and they have two kids, a son, and a daughter. They are currently living in Hyderabad. He is also known by the name Jabardasth Phanni.