Narasimha Chary,[2] popularly known by his screen name Sampoornesh Babu, is an Indian actor known for his works in the spoof comedy genre in Telugu cinema. He made his acting debut as the lead role in the 2014 film, Hrudaya Kaleyam,[3] for which he won the CineMAA Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role.[4] He was a contestant in Bigg Boss Telugu.[5]

Sampoornesh Babu
Narasimha Chary

Other namesSampoo[1]
Years active2009–present
Known forHrudaya Kaleyam
AwardsCineMAA Award for Best Actor in Comic Role (2015)

Acting career


He appeared in cameo roles in many movies, including Current Theega (2014) as Sunny Leone's fiancé, and Allari Naresh's Bandipotu (2015). His next full time stint was in film Singam 123 (2015), a parody of Suriya's Singam film series which are known their action sequences.[6]

In 2019, he played three roles in Kobbari Matta (2019). Later that year, he shot for Takkari Donga Chalaki Chukka but the film remains unreleased.[7] In 2020, he announced his film ? which he promoted as the last film to be shot in Wuhan before the COVID-19 pandemic.[8]




Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Notes Ref.
2009 Mahatma Protester
2014 Hrudaya Kaleyam Sampo Debut as lead actor
Current Theega Sunny's fiancé Cameo appearance
2015 Pesarattu Cameo appearance
Bandipotu Tellabbai
Singam 123 Singam 123
Jyothi Lakshmi Cameo appearance
Where Is Vidya Balan Don
2016 Lacchimdeviki O Lekkundi
Bhadram Be Careful Brotheru Aspiring actor
2017 Raja the Great Peter Cameo appearance
2018 Devadas Actor Cameo appearance
2019 Kobbari Matta Paparayudu, Pedarayudu, Androyudu Triple role
Kathanam Himself Cameo appearance
2021 Bazaar Rowdy Kali [9]
Cauliflower Andy Flower and Cauliflower Dual role [10]
2022 Chor Bazaar
2023 Martin Luther King Martin Luther King (Smile) [11]


Year Show Role Channel Result
2017 Bigg Boss Telugu (season 1) Contestant Star Maa Walked on Day 9
2019 Kalyani Guest GeminiTV TV serial guest appearance


  1. ^ "He is SAMPOO". The Hindu.
  2. ^ "Sampoornesh Babu: Movies, Photos, Videos, News, Biography & Birthday". Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  3. ^ "Sampoo Interview".Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  4. ^ "CineMAA awards 2015 Winners". Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Bigg Boss Telugu: Sampoornesh Babu walks out of the house, later apologises". Hindustan Times. 1 August 2017. Retrieved 24 January 2023.
  6. ^ Chowdhary, Y. Sunita (7 June 2015). "Not again!". The Hindu.
  7. ^ "Sampoornesh Babu's upcoming film titled 'Takkari Donga Chakkani Chukka'". The Times of India.
  8. ^ "వూహాన్‌ గబ్బిలాల మార్కెట్‌లో చిత్రీకరించిన చివరి సినిమా.. జూలై 30న రిలీజ్‌!". Asianet News Network Pvt Ltd.
  9. ^ "Bazaar Rowdy Movie Review: A Sampoornesh Babu film that forgets it was supposed to be a parody". PINKVILLA. 20 August 2021.
  10. ^ "Review : Cauliflower – Silly to the core". 123Telugu. 26 November 2021. Retrieved 26 November 2021.
  11. ^ "Venkatesh Maha's new film titled Martin Luther King". 19 September 2023. Retrieved 18 October 2023.