Aadhi Pinisetty

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Aadhi Pinisetty
Aadhi Pinisetty at Maragatha Naanayam audio launch.jpg
Aadhi Pinisetty at the audio release event of Maragadha Naanayam (2017)
Sai Pradeep Pinisetty

Other namesAadhi
OccupationFilm actor
Years active2006–present
Parent(s)Ravi Raja Pinisetty (father)

Aadhi Pinisetty is an Indian film actor who appears in Tamil and Telugu films. He debuted in 2006 with the Telugu film Oka `V` Chitram, and got his big break with 2009 film Eeram, produced by Director S. Shankar.[1] His father, Ravi Raja Pinisetty, has directed 56 films.[2]

Early life[edit]

Aadhi was born as Sai Pradeep Pinisetty in Chennai to Ravi Raja Pinisetty. His mother tongue is Telugu but he speaks Tamil as well, since he was born and brought up in Chennai.


After completing BE in Computer Science, Aadhi had applied for pilot training as he was interested in touring the world. While he was waiting to hear from them, he enrolled for Silambam classes under Pandian master where stars such as Suriya and Karthi used to come.

One day, director Samy who came to see Suriya, spotted him. The director was planning his next project after Uyir. He came to Aadhi's home to give the script of Mirugam. Aadhi instantly accepted the offer as he was desperate for a film offer.

Aadi made his lead debut in the Tamil film Mirugam (2007), which upon release received critical acclaim from critics and audiences. In 2009, he starred in the supernatural thriller Eeram, that also fetched a positive response from critics and was a sleeper hit. In 2010, he had two releases, Ayyanar and Aadu Puli, which were commercial films and were average grossers, building his commercial value well despite the negative reviews.[3] His next film Aravaan released on 2 March 2012 to mixed reviews from critics. In 2016, he played a powerful antagonist in Allu Arjun's Sarrainodu.

In 2017, he starred in the thriller Maragadha Naanayam and the romantic film Ninnu Kori. His portrayal as Arun in the latter received acclaim.[4] His performance in Sukumar’s Rangasthalam received critical acclaim.


Year Film Role Language Notes
2006 Oka `V` Chitram P. Balaram Telugu
2007 Mirugam Ayyanar Tamil Dubbed into Telugu as Mrugam
2009 Eeram Vasudevan Tamil Dubbed into Telugu as Vaishali
2010 Ayyanar Prabha / Ayyanar Tamil Dubbed into Telugu as Vasthad
2011 Aadu Puli Idhayakanni Tamil Dubbed into Telugu as Chelagatam
2012 Aravaan Varipuli / Chinna Tamil Dubbed into Telugu as Eka Veera
2013 Gundello Godari Malli Telugu
Maranthen Mannithen Tamil
2014 Vallinam Himself Tamil Guest appearance
Kochadaiiyaan Veera Mahendran Tamil Dubbed into Telugu as Vikhrama Simha
2015 Yagavarayinum Naa Kaakka Saga Tamil
2016 Malupu Telugu
Sarrainodu Vairam Dhanush Telugu Dubbed into Malayalam as Yodhavu
2017 Maragadha Naanayam Senguttuvan Tamil Dubbed into Telugu as Marakathamani
Ninnu Kori Arun Telugu
2018 Agnyaathavaasi Seetharam Telugu
Rangasthalam Chelluboina Kumar Babu Telugu
Neevevaro Kalyan Telugu
U Turn Nayak Tamil/Telugu
2019 Partner TBA Tamil Filming
Untitled Nagesh Kukunoor film TBA Telugu Filming


  1. ^ "'Eeram' Aadhi, again a cop in RGV's film". Kollywood Today. 17 September 2009. Retrieved 8 September 2010.
  2. ^ "Bollywood News – Actor Aadhi talks about his future plans..." Jointscene.com. 14 September 2009. Archived from the original on 13 July 2011. Retrieved 8 September 2010.
  3. ^ "An Interview With Pradeep Pinisetty". cinegoer.com. Archived from the original on 8 October 2009. Retrieved 19 September 2009.
  4. ^ "'Ninnu Kori' review: A dose of maturity". The Hindu. Retrieved 12 July 2017.

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