Sai Dharam Tej

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Sai Dharam Tej
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Born (1986-10-15) 15 October 1986 (age 32)
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Residence Film Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Nationality Indian
Education MBA
Occupation Actor
Years active 2013–present
Family see Chiranjeevi family

Sai Dharam Tej (born 15 October 1986) is an Indian film actor who is from Chiranjeevi's family. He works in the Telugu film industry.[1] Sai Dharam Tej made his debut as a lead in the film Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam, directed by Ravi Kumar Chowdary opposite Regina Cassandra, which became a super hit and his performance in the movie was critically acclaimed.

Early life[edit]

Dharam is the son of Chiranjeevi's sister, Vijaya Durga and Dr. Siva Prasad. He is nephew to Tollywood actors Nagendra Babu and Pawan Kalyan too. His cousins Ram Charan, Varun Tej and Niharika Konidela are also actors in Tollywood.[2]


He made his debut with the film Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam, though the first film he actually acted in was YVS Chowdary's Rey, which was completed in 2013.[3] Release of the film was delayed until 2015 and was released as his second film. His recent movies Subramanyam For Sale and Supreme are huge hits and got good recognition in the industry; critics and writers praised his acting skills. His Latest film Jawaan directed by B. V. S. Ravi released on 1 December 2017. The film received positive reviews from critics, praising Sai Dharam Tej's performance. He has also made a special appearance in a Youtube Channel named VIVA in the episode, "Drink and Drive". He completed his degree in VIT University in Vellore. His next film with A. Karunakaran and Gopichand Malineni are slated for subsequent releases on 2018.[4][5] He is very active in social responsibility programs in Hyderabad.


Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Title Director Role
2014 Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam A.S Ravi Kumar Chowdary Srinu
2015 Rey Y.V.S Chowdary Rock
Subramanyam For Sale Harish Shankar Subramanyam
2016 Supreme Anil Ravipudi Balu
Thikka Sunil Reddy Aditya
2017 Winner Gopichand Malineni Siddarth Reddy "Siddu"
Nakshatram Krishna Vamsi Alexander
Jawaan BVS Ravi Jai
2018 Inttelligent V. V. Vinayak Dharma Bai
Tej I Love You A. Karunakaran Tej

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Film Result
2015 South Indian International Movie Awards Best Debutant Actor (Male) [6] Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam Won
CineMAA Awards Best Male Debut Won


  1. ^ "Sai Dharam Tej Biography"
  2. ^ "Sai with father Dr.Shivaprasad (extreme right), mother Vijaya and brother Vaishnav Tej."
  3. ^ Rey on Oct 11th as Dusserra gift
  4. ^ [ Sai Dharam Tej Signs Pawan Kalyan Director]
  5. ^ "Who gonna direct Sai dharam Tej?". SMTV24x7. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  6. ^ "SIIMA AWARDS". Retrieved 15 July 2015.

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