|Born||Manchu Manoj Kumar
20 May 1983
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
(now in Telangana, India)
|Residence||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
(20 May 2015 – present)
|Parent(s)||Mohan Babu, Nirmala Devi|
Manchu Manoj Kumar is an Indian film actor known for his works exclusively in Telugu cinema. Born to Telugu actor Mohan Babu, Manoj first appeared at the age of ten as a child artist in Major Chandrakanth. Manoj made his film debut in a leading role with Donga Dongadi in 2004. He received state Nandi Special Jury Award for his work in Bindaas.
Manchu Manoj Kumar was born on 20 May 1983 to film actor Mohan Babu and Manchu Nirmala Devi. He has an elder sister Lakshmi Manchu and an elder brother Vishnu Manchu who are both Tollywood actors. He received his bachelor's degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
In May 2015, Manoj married his girlfriend Pranathi Reddy after seeing each other for 2 years.Pranathi Reddy did her CPA (chartered accountant) in USA and was a classmate of Manoj's sister-in-law, Viranica.
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Manoj was familiar to Telugu audience right from his childhood. He played many roles as a child actor in his own banner movies where his father Mohan Babu is shown as a child in flashbacks. He was well received for the role he played in the movie Punyabhoomi Naa Desam starred by his father.
He started his career as a hero in 2004 with a movie called Donga Dongadi. In 2005, he appeared in the movie Sri and next in Raju Bhai in 2007. His movie Nenu Meeku Telusa...? was an average grosser but known for its melodious music. In 2009 his first movie Prayanam in the direction of Chandra Sekhar Yeleti did moderately well. His first movie in 2010, Bindaas turned out to be the biggest hit of his career. Another movie in 2010, Vedam was a critical and commercial success. He gained accolades for his role in Vedam. In 2012, he starred in Mr. Nookayya and Uu Kodathara? Ulikki Padathara?. In March 2013, he announced 5 films. His subsequent releases were Potugadu, Pandavulu Pandavulu Thummeda and Current Theega.
|1||1993||Major Chandrakanth||Telugu||Child actor|
|2||1997||Adavilo Anna||Telugu||Child actor|
|4||2004||Donga Dongadi||Vasu||Telugu||CineMAA Awards - Best Male Debut , Remake Of Thiruda Thirudi|
|5||2005||Political Rowdy||Himself||Telugu||Special Appearance|
|7||2007||Raju Bhai||Raju Bhai||Telugu||Remake of Chithiram Pesuthadi|
|8||2008||Nenu Meeku Telusa...?||Adithya||Telugu||Dubbed in Tamil as Yennai Theriyuma|
|10||2010||Bindaas||Ajay||Telugu||Nandi Special Jury Award|
|12||2010||Jhummandi Naadam||Balu||Telugu||TSR TV9 Awards – Special Jury Award|
|14||2012||Uu Kodathara? Ulikki Padathara?||Manoj||Telugu|
|16||2014||Pandavulu Pandavulu Thummeda||Ajay||Telugu|
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