Adivi sesh Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Images, And More

Adivi sesh Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Images, And More

Adivi Sesh Sunny Chandra (born December 17, 1985) is an Indian actor, director, and screenwriter who works primarily in Telugu films. Sesh grew up in Berkeley, California, after being born in Hyderabad. In 2010, he made his directorial and acting debut in Karma. Following antagonistic roles in Panjaa (2011), Balupu (2013), and Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), he established himself as a leading Telugu actor by appearing in commercial successes such as Ladies & Gentlemen (2015), Dongaata (2015), Kshanam (2016), Ami Thumi (2017), Goodachari (2018), Evaru (2019), Major (2022), and HIT: The Second Case (2017). (2022). His film Kshanam was nominated for numerous awards. Sesh received the IIFA Telugu Award for Best Screenplay and the Nandi Award for Best Screenplay Writer.

Early years

Adivi Sesh Sunny Chandra was born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (now Telangana), India on December 17, 1985. He grew up in Berkeley, California, where he attended Berkeley High School and San Francisco State University for his undergraduate studies.

Sesh has a sister who will be studying medicine in Ireland in 2020. Sai Kiran Adivi, his cousin, is a film director. Adivi Baapiraju, Sesh's grandfather, was a novelist, playwright, and freedom fighter. Sesh eats only vegetables.


Sesh made his acting debut in the film Sontham (2002) as a minor character. He made his directorial and writing debut with the 2010 film Karma, which also starred Jade Tailor and Sher Ali. Sesh's portrayal of Dev, a man who can predict events seconds before they occur, was well received. "As far as acting goes, Sesh Adivi does a good job. With a 'angelic' face, he is an apt choice to play enigmatic Dev. His scripting skills also deserve mention. He may have chosen an unconventional path and a novel theme, but he has tried to infuse something new in Telugu cinema," Rediff said of his performance.

Sesh made his film debut in Vishnuvardhan's Panjaa in 2011, alongside Pawan Kalyan, Sarah Jane Dias, Anjali Lavania, and Jackie Shroff. Sesh played Munna, an NRI who is a wealthy spoiled brat and a very dangerous person to those around him in this film. This was also his first appearance as a villain. His performance received high marks from critics. "Sesh Adivi is worth watching for his'maniacal' performance, which is just the opposite of what he did in Karma, his directorial and acting debut," Rediff said of his performance. CineGoer.com also praised his performance, saying "Sesh's Karma changes for the better with this film and he is quite a revelation." Then he directed the film Kiss, which was his only failure up to that point in his career. In 2015, he played a supporting role in Run Raja Run before returning to lead roles in Ladies & Gentlemen and Dongaata. He also appeared in S. Baahubali: The Beginning is an epic drama directed by S. Rajamouli.

In 2016, Sesh appeared in Kshanam, a story and screenplay written by him and Ravikanth Perepu, the film's director. Sesh captured the attention of the audience and the industry with this film. Following Kshanam, he turned down over 50 scripts that offered him the lead role. Then he made cameo appearances in Size Zero and Oopiri. He was in the comedy film Ami Thumi, directed by Mohanakrishna Indraganti. Goodachari, an action thriller, was released on 3 August 2018 to positive reviews and became a super hit, closing on 6 September at the box office, 33 days after its initial release. Sashi Kiran Tikka directed the film, which he wrote. He then made a cameo appearance in Oh! Samantha Akkineni stars in Baby. His next film was the 2019 suspense thriller Evaru, written and directed by Venkat Ramji, which opened to positive reviews on 15 August and went on to become a hit, running for more than 4 weeks in theaters.

Major, a biopic about Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan's life, was released on June 3, 2022, and became his biggest success to date, making him a PAN India star. Sesh confirmed writing the script for Goodachari 2, the sequel to his 2018 spy thriller film Goodachari, in April 2020. Sesh then appeared in HIT: The Second Case, which was a huge success and is a sequel to the film HIT: The First Case (2020).



Films that have not yet been releasedDenotes films that have not yet been released

As an actor

2014Run Raja RunNayeem Basha
2015Ladies & GentlemenRahul
Baahubali: The Beginning[a]Bhadrudu / Bhadra
Size Zero[a]ShekarCameo
2017Ami ThumiAnanth
2018GoodachariGopi / Arjun Kumar
2019Oh! BabySavitri's HusbandCameo
EvaruVikram Vasudev (Fake) / Adarsh Varma
2022Major[b]Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan
HIT: The Second CaseKrishna Dev IPS "KD"
2024Goodachari 2GopiAnnounced

Other crew positions



Kiss3rd SIIMA AwardsBest Male DebutantNominated
KshanamNandi AwardBest Screenplay WriterWon
2nd IIFA UtsavamBest ScreenplayWon
Best StoryNominated
GoodachariZee Cine Awards TeluguBest ScreenplayWon
MajorHello AwardsBreak through Performance of the yearWon
Full nameAdivi Sesh Sunny Chandra 
Profession(s)Actor, Writer, Model, and Director
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 36 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm (Telugu; As an actor): Sontham (2002) as Venkat
Film (Tamil; As an actor, director, and writer): Karma (2010) as Dev
Film (Hindi; As an actor): Major (2021) as Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan
Awards, Honours, Achievements• Nandi Award for Best Screenplay Writer in the Telugu film ‘Kshanam’ (2016)
• 2nd IIFA Utsavam for Best Screenplay in the Telugu film ‘Kshanam’ (2016)
• Zee Cine Awards for Best Screenplay in the Telugu film ‘Goodachari’ (2018)
• Sakshi Excellence Award for Best Film Critics Choice for the film ‘Goodachari’ (2019)
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 December 1985 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2022)37 Years
Zodiac signSagittarius
SchoolBerkeley High School, California
College/UniversitySan Francisco State University, US
Educational QualificationA four-year course in film direction 
Food HabitVegetarian
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsHe is in a relationship, but he has not disclosed her name. 
ParentsFather- Sunshi Chandra Adivi (Doctor)
Mother- Bhavani Adivi
SiblingsSister- Shirley Adivi (Younger; Doctor)
Favourite Things
Film Director(s)Gowtam Tinnanuri and S.S. Rajamouli
Actor(s)Ayushmann Khurrana and Aamir Khan
CricketerSachin Tendulkar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Adivi Sesh

  • Adivi Sesh is a well-known South Indian actor, screenwriter, model, and director.
  • He was born in Hyderabad and brought up in Berkeley, California, United States.
  • In one of his social media posts, while talking about his grandparents, he wrote

My amazing #grandparents Adivi Gangaraju garu and Adivi Seshagireeswari. My grandfather was a freedom fighter. I have never met my grandmother but I carry her in my name. Now you know why the name ADIVI SESH.”

  • The South Indian director Sai Kiran Adivi is his cousin.
  • He started working in a private firm Thousand Lights Inc. in California after completing his graduation.
  • During an interview, he shared that at the age of 6, he had his first crush on his English teacher ‘Mini.’
  • He has participated in a beauty pageant and won the titles ‘Mr India San Francisco’ and ‘Mr India Waves.’
  • Adivi Sesh has appeared in various Telugu films such as ‘Panjaa’ (2011), ‘Kiss’ (2013), ‘Inji Iduppazhagi’ (2015), and ‘Goodachari’ (2018).
  • In 2015, he played the role of Bhadrudu/Bhadra in the famous Telugu-Tamil film ‘Baahubali: The Beginning.’
  • He has penned down the script of many Telugu films like ‘Kiss’ (2013), ‘Kshanam’ (2016), and ‘Major’ (2021).
  • Adivi got the inspiration of writing the script of the Telugu film ‘Karma’ in 2010 after he met with a near-death accident in San Francisco. The music score of the film was composed by three American music directors i.e. Peter One, Leland Thunes, and Justin Durban, and it was the first Telugu film that was shot in the US with the help of only an American technical crew.
  • Adivi is a dog lover and owns a pet dog named Junnu.
  • He has appeared as a model in various fashion shows.
  • Adivi has been featured on the cover page of various renowned Indian magazines like WOW and Red.
  • In his leisure time, he loves to sing and spend time with his pet dog.​​​​​​​

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