Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas (born 3 January 1993) is an Indian actor who works in Telugu films. Son of film producer Bellamkonda Suresh, he made his debut with the action comedy film Alludu Seenu (2014) which won him Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South. He made his Hindi debut with the remake of the 2005 Telugu movie Chatrapathi in 2023.

Bellamkonda Sreenivas
Sreenivas in 2016
Born
Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas

(1993-01-03) 3 January 1993 (age 31)[1]
OccupationActor
Years active2014–present
ParentBellamkonda Suresh
RelativesBellamkonda Ganesh Babu (brother)

Career edit

Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas is the son of Telugu film producer Bellamkonda Suresh. He finished the acting course at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in Los Angeles (USA) and Barry John Acting Studio in Mumbai (India). He also underwent professional training in Vietnam for martial arts and stunts.[2] His younger brother Ganesh Bellamkonda is set to make his Tollywood debut as an actor.[3]

Sreenivas made his debut in the 2014 Telugu film Alludu Seenu opposite Samantha Ruth Prabhu along with Prakash Raj.[4] After the success of the film, he starred in Speedunnodu, a Telugu remake of the Tamil superhit film Sundarapandian, along with Sonarika Bhadoria and Prakash Raj. He also featured in Jaya Janaki Nayaka opposite Rakul Preet Singh, Saakshyam opposite Pooja Hegde, Kavacham opposite Kajal Aggarwal and Mehreen Pirzada and Sita[5][6][7][8][9] again opposite Kajal Aggarwal. He also starred in Rakshasudu, the Telugu remake of the Tamil blockbuster film Ratsasan, opposite Anupama Parameswaran. In 2021, he starred in Alludu Adhurs with Nabha Natesh and Anu Emmanuel.[10]

In November 2020, the Hindi remake of the Telugu film Chatrapathi (2005) was announced, which would mark his Bollywood debut. V. V. Vinayak is signed as its director.[11] In August 2021, he announced his next film titled Stuartpuram Donga. The movie chronicles the life of notorious thief Tiger Nageswara Rao of Stuartpuram.[12]

Filmography edit

Key
Denotes films that have not yet been released
  • All films are in Telugu language. Unless otherwise noted.
List of films and roles
Year Film Role Notes Ref.
2014 Alludu Seenu Alludu Seenu Debut Film [13]
2016 Speedunnodu Sobhan
2017 Jaya Janaki Nayaka Gagan Chakravarthy
2018 Saakshyam Viswa
Kavacham Inspector Vijay
2019 Sita Raghuram
Rakshasudu Arun Kumar [14]
2020 Dhira Tenali Ramakrishna Animated film; voice role [15]
2021 Alludu Adhurs Sai "Sreenu" Sreenivas [16]
2023 Chatrapathi Chatrapathi / Shivaji Hindi Debut film
2024 Tyson Naidu TBA Filming

Awards and nominations edit

List of awards and nominations
Year Award Category Film Result Ref.
2015 Filmfare Awards Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South Alludu Seenu Won [13]

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Happy Birthday Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas: 5 hit films of the actor that should be in everyone's to-watch list". The Times of India. 3 January 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  2. ^ Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas Biography
  3. ^ Sai Sreenivas's younger brother Ganesh Bellamkonda to make his Telugu debut soon
  4. ^ Tamannaah: Alludu Seenu is a fun-filled entertainer | Telugu Movie News. Times of India. Retrieved on 1 August 2018.
  5. ^ Boyapati Srinu: Bellamkonda Srinivas remaking Sundarapandian | Telugu Movie News. Times of India. Retrieved on 1 August 2018.
  6. ^ kavirayani, suresh (17 June 2017). "Boyapati Srinivas's film is titled Jaya Janaki Nayaka". Deccan Chronicle. Archived from the original on 17 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Saakshyam Movie Review {1.5/5}: A real test of patience and endurance of audience". The Times of India.
  8. ^ Dundoo, Sangeetha Devi (7 December 2018). "'Kavacham' review: Masala-laden armour". The Hindu – via www.thehindu.com.
  9. ^ "Sonu Sood all set for a mighty Tollywood comeback with 'Sita'". The Times of India. 18 February 2019.
  10. ^ "Rakshashudu review highlights: A gripping thriller". The Times of India. 2 August 2019.
  11. ^ "Kiara Advani to star in 'Chatrapathi' Hindi remake". The News Minute. 30 November 2020.
  12. ^ Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas’ new film is titled Stuartpuram Donga
  13. ^ a b "Winners list: 62nd Britannia Filmfare Awards (South)". The Times of India. 27 June 2015. Archived from the original on 27 June 2015. Retrieved 17 July 2021.
  14. ^ K., Janani (16 July 2017). "SS Rajamouli launches Bellamkonda Sreenivas's Chatrapathi Hindi remake". India Today. Archived from the original on 16 July 2021. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  15. ^ "Bellamkonda palto Sreenivas gives his voiceover for animated film 'Dhira'". The Times of India. 12 November 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  16. ^ "Alludu Adhurs Arriving For Sankranthi". Great Andhra. 27 December 2020. Retrieved 28 December 2020.

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