Harsha Chemudu (born 31 August 1990), popularly known as "Viva" Harsha, is an Indian actor and comedian who works in Telugu films. He started his acting career with the viral web series "Viva" on YouTube with which he came to be known as "Viva" Harsha. He pursued his Engineering in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.
31 August 1990 
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Education||Chaitanya Engineering College|
|Also known as||VIVA Harsha|
|Subscribers||11.4 K (Viva Harsha)|
14.5 L (VIVA)
|Total views||12,95,790 views (Viva Harsha)|
28,91,20,082 views (VIVA)
He was born and brought up in a middle-class family in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. He completed his early schooling from Vingam Vidyalayam School in his hometown and his degree in Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from Chaitanya Engineering College in Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Since childhood, he was inclined towards acting and filming and always wanted to be a successful actor in the Telugu film industry. His father, Satyanarayana Rao, is a bank manager at Federal Bank. His mother, Rama Devi, is a homemaker. He was an introvert till he started acting in short films and joined the Telugu film industry.
Viva Harsha started his career in the Telugu film industry with his debut appearance in a short film titled “Viva” in 2013, directed by his best friend, Sabarish Kandregula which premiered on YouTube. His appearance in this short film gained him popularity and fan following and he also got recognition in the Telugu industry as Viva Harsha. After that, he made his debut on the big-screen with his appearance in the Telugu movie Masala in 2013. He also worked in films like Govindudu Andarivadele, Dohchay, Colour Photo, Thank You Brother, Thimmarusu: Assignment Vali & others. With his hard work and impressive acting skills, he established himself as a well-known comedian in the Telugu film industry.
|2019||Hostel Daze||Ravi Teja||Amazon Prime Video|
|2020||Tamasha with Harsha||Host|
|2016||The Results |
|2016||The Big Fat Proposal|
|2017||The Tourist Guide|
|2017||Drink and Drive|
|2017||The Exams trilogy|
|2018||The Visa Interview|
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- "Viva Harsha is back: Telugu YouTube Sensation takes hilarious potshots at drunk drivers".
- "This 'Modern Swayamvaram' with a twist is sure to crack you up".