Saptagiri (actor)

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Venkata Prabhu Prasad (born 1 May 1989) known professionally as Saptagiri, is an Indian film actor and comedian who works in Telugu films. He received Nandi Award as Best Male Comedian for his role in Express Raja (2016).[3][4] He received Santosham Allu Ramalingaiah Smarakam Award at 15th Santosham Film Awards in 2017.

Saptagiri
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Born
Venkata Prabhu Prasad[1]

(1989-05-01) 1 May 1989 (age 31)[2]
Occupation
  • Film actor
  • commedian
Years active2006—present

Early lifeEdit

Saptagiri was born and brought up in Irala village of Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh. His father was a guard in forest department. Though his birthname was Venkata Prabhu Prasad, Saptagiri changed his name after an incident which happened in Tirumala.[1]

CareerEdit

Sapthagiri moved to Hyderabad to pursue his career in acting, and struggled a lot before getting a break. He started film acting career with Bhaskar's film Bommarillu he used to work as an assistant director. Saptagiri got a chance to play a comedian role. He earned name as a Mini Brahmanandam[5] in terms of remuneration and fame in low budget comedy movies.[6]

Saptagiri who started his career as an assistant director and turned as an actor. He acted as a comedian in many films. He made his debut as a lead role in Saptagiri Express (2016).[7] In 2017, he played the lead in Sapthagiri LLB.[8]

FilmographyEdit

ActorEdit

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Desamuduru Bala's colleague
2008 Parugu P. Yagya Narayana Sharma
2009 Ganesh Just Ganesh Apparao
2010 Sadhyam
2011 Kandireega Nellore Giri
2012 Daruvu Auto Driver
Mr. Nookayya Raja's assistant
Gabbar Singh
Julayi Ravi's friend
2013 Venkatadri Express Dasthagiri
Ongole Gittha Barber
Prema Katha Chitram Giri
2014 Chakkiligintha
Mirchi Lanti Kurradu
Lovers
Manam Nagarjuna's friend
Pyar Mein Padipoyane Husain Verma
Power Bilahari
Drushyam Simhadri
Joru Namalu
Lakshmi Raave Maa Intiki
Amrutham Chandamamalo
Kotha Janta Giri
2015 Soukhyam Giri
Loafer Raja's friend
Where Is Vid ya Balan
Cinema Choopistha Mava Rakhi Pandaga
Sankarabaranam Akshay Kumar
Tripura Tripura's cousin
Bruce Lee - The Fighter Bruce Lee's friend
Raju Gari Gadhi "Race Gurram" Babji
Shivam Happy
James Bond
Jadoogadu Puli
Jyothi Lakshmi
Dohchay Ranga
Temper Chain snatcher
Intelligent Idiots Mano
Beeruva
Mosagallaku Mosagadu
Ram Leela
Gaddam Gang Cameo appearance
2016 Supreme Man in the airport
Saptagiri Express Sapthagiri
Thikka Manchi Donga
Majnu Koti
Abhinetri Ganesh
Selfie Raja Thief
Krishnashtami Giri
Express Raja Giri
Soggade Chinni Nayana Himagiri
Okka Ammayi Thappa Journalist
2017 Angel Saptagiri
Chitrangada Punjuko Babban
Rarandoi Veduka Chudham Bangaram
Raja the Great Seenu Cameo appearance
Radha Giri R
Sapthagiri LLB Saptagiri L.L.B.
2018 Hello Guru Prema Kosame Auto Driver
Neevevaro Janaganamana Jagadish
Juvva
Inttelligent Teja's friend
2019 Vajra Kavachadhara Govinda Govind
Abhinetri 2 Ganesh
Tenali Ramakrishna BA. BL Giri
2020 Thagite Thandana
Orey Bujjiga Saptagiri
2021 Alludu Adhurs Kadra
Idhe Maa Katha
Ek Mini Katha

ProducerEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "సెట్లోంచి పొమ్మనగానే కన్నీళ్లొచ్చేశాయి!". eenadu.net. Hyderabad: Eenadu. Archived from the original on 26 December 2016. Retrieved 26 December 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Happy Birthday Saptagiri: The hilarious star's best comedy roles ever". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Nandi Film Awards G.O and Results 2016". APFTVTDC. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  4. ^ https://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/movies/comedian-saptagiri-saptagiri-llb-orrey-bujjiga/article31074048.ece
  5. ^ Vam. "Lovers Movie". Ceenma.com. Telugu Cinema news. Retrieved 8 September 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Sashidhar, AS. "Tollywood's new funny men". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 January 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ Sapthagiri Express Movie Review {2/5}: This one is strictly for those who love brainless comedy and Sapthagiri, retrieved 13 September 2020
  8. ^ Sapthagiri LLB Review {3/5}: Watch it for some great performances by Sai Kumar and Shiva Prasad, retrieved 13 September 2020

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