Telugu Film Industry is in glorious form. Besides the globe-trotting hits from superstar actors and directors, the film industry has also benefited from some brilliant writing and acting from lesser-known stars.
Adivi Sesh shot to national fame with his last PAN India release. The biopic of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan earned national praise for the actor. Here are a few little-known facts about the actor, who is on his way to becoming a the next big thing –
Family Of Artists
Adivi Sesh was born in Hyderabad in 1986. The actor was born into a family of artists. His grandfather Adivi Baapiraju was a famous playwright, novelist, and freedom fighter. Besides his cousin, Sai Kiran Aivi works as a film director.
Raised in the United States of America
Although born in Andhra Pradesh, the actor was raised in Berkeley, California. Adivi Sesh spent the majority of his youth in the US as his family moved there while he was still a child. He even did his schooling there. Adivi Sesh attended Berkeley High School and completed his undergraduate studies at San Francisco State University.
Debut as an Actor and a Director
Adivi Sesh’s first experience of the film world was when he acted in Sontham (2002). After his guest appearance in the 2002 film, the actor made his debut as a director and a writer in 2010, with Karma. Sesh received praise for the portrayal of a man who can foresee the future.
Rising up the ranks
After the success of Karma, Sesh starred in several movies with the top actors from the industry. He played a ‘maniac’ in the 2011 film Panjaa, which also starred Pawan Kalyan and Jackie Shroff. The negative shades shown by the actor in the movie were appreciated by the viewers. He continued in the same arena when he did a movie named Balupu as a villain.
Did you catch him in Baahubali?
The actor who had played several negative characters up until 2015, starred in SS Rajamouli’s epic, Baahubali: The Beginning. The actor played the role of Bhadra in the movie (Bhallaldev’s son).
An Ardent environmentalist
The actor is also an environmentalist. With the use of his medium, Sesh puts constant efforts to spread awareness about single-use plastic-free life. He is also a vegetarian and is known for not wearing leather.