Sai Kumar (Tollywood actor)

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Sai Kumar
Born Pudipeddi Saikumar
Vijayanagaram Andhra Pradesh, India
Occupation Dubbing artist
Television host
Years active 1976 – Present
Children Aditya Pudipeddi (son)
Jyothirmayi (daughter)
Relatives P. J. Sarma (father)
P. Ravi Shankar (brother)

Sai Kumar (born Pudipeddi Saikumara Sarma) is an Indian film dubbing artist, turned actor and television presenter known for his works predominantly in Telugu,[1] Kannada and Tamil cinema.[2][3][4]

He has received two Nandi Awards and two Filmfare Awards South for his work in Telugu cinema.[5][6] [7] In addition to his films, He currently hosts Deal or No Deal on Gemini TV and WOW-Manchi Kick Ichche Game Show in ETV Telugu. Recently he started hosting another reality show "Luck unte Lakshmi" in ETV Telugu.[8]

Personal life[edit]

His father is actor and story-writer P.J Sharma. His brother Ravi Shankar is also an actor and a dubbing artist, who is a prominent actor in the Kannada Film Industry, and is known for playing antagonistic roles.'[9]

Early career[edit]

He started his career at an early age of his life as a dubbing child artist. His father, P. J. Sarma was a leading dubbing artist. Sai Kumar followed in his father's footsteps, having dubbed for Suman and Rajasekhar for many of their films. Sai Kumar has exceptional dialogue delivery and Telugu diction clarity in his voice.[10]


Nandi Awards
Filmfare Awards South
CineMAA Awards
Other Awards
  • TSR – TV9 Award for Best Villain (2010) for the movie Prasthanam
Television Awards (As Anchor)
  • TV Award 2009 for Best Male Anchor presented by Delhi Telugu Academy in Hyderabad on 8 August 2010.[11]
  • Tata Docomo Media Award – Most Popular Male Anchor was given on 15 August 2010 for anchoring the TV show Wow on ETV Telugu.[12]
  • 'Best Male Anchor Award' was presented at the AP Cinegoers' 6th Annual TV Awards – 2009 on 28 December 2010 for his anchoring of Wow on ETV Telugu.[13]

Selected filmography[edit]


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