Vaibhav Reddy

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Vaibhav Reddy
Vaibhav Reddy Flags Off Vision Car Rally.jpg
Born
Sumanth Reddy

(1978-04-21) 21 April 1978 (age 40)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Years active2007 - present
Parent(s)
  • A.Kodandarami Reddy (father)

Sumanth Reddy (born 21 April 1978), best known as Vaibhav Reddy, is an Indian film actor, Son of noted Telugu film director A. Kodandarami Reddy.[1] He made his feature film debut with the 2007 Telugu film Godava under his father's direction. He is best known for his performances in the Venkat Prabhu films Saroja, Goa and Mankatha.

Early life[edit]

He is from a Telugu family. He did his schooling at the Cambridge Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Lloyds Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu and at St. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai.[2]

Career[edit]

He made his acting debut in 2007, starring in the Telugu film Godava under his father's direction opposite Shradha Arya,[1] which didn't do well at the box office. Before he made his debut, he was trained at the Asha Chandra School of Acting in Mumbai and also with Sathyanand of Vizag.[3] He next starred in the Tamil comedy-thriller film Saroja.

The film, a Venkat Prabhu directorial was a critical as well as commercial success, bringing fame to Vaibhav.[4] He worked with the same team again in another comedy film Goa that released in early 2010.

His next release was Easan by director M. Sasikumar. He worked for the third time with Venkat Prabhu in Mankatha starring Ajith Kumar alongside Arjun Sarja. The film released generally to positive reviews while marking the second highest-grossing opening for a Tamil film and become big blockbuster.[5] In 2014, he had first solo lead role in Damaal Dumeel [6] in which he played a typical software industry professional.[7] He has also acted in Anamika, a remake of Bollywood film Kahaani.[8] and Kappal in which he is a small town boy, who moves to the city.[6] He played the role of a stage performer in Meyaadha Maan.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2007 Godava Balu Telugu
2008 Saroja Ram Babu Tamil
2009 Kasko Vamsi/Pawan Kalyan Telugu
2010 Goa Ramarajan Tamil
Easan Chezhian Devanayagam Tamil
2011 Mankatha Sumanth Tamil
2013 Action 3D Shiva Telugu
Biriyani Himself Tamil Cameo appearance
2014 Bramman Himself Tamil Cameo appearance
Damaal Dumeel Manikandan Tamil
Anaamika Parthasarathi Telugu
Nee Enge En Anbe Tamil
Kappal Vasu Tamil
2015 Aambala Shakthi Tamil
Masss Ghost Tamil Cameo appearance
2016 Aranmanai 2 Maya's husband Tamil Guest appearance
Hello Naan Pei Pesuren Amudhan Tamil
Iraivi Vasanth Tamil Guest appearance
Muthina Kathirika Maya's suitor Tamil Guest appearance
Chennai 600028 II Maruthupandi Tamil
Dhana Dhan Manikanda Telugu
2017 Nibunan Sandeep Tamil
Vismaya Kannada
Meyaadha Maan Idhayam Murali Tamil
2019 RK Nagar Tamil Filming

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b : haribabu (2007-10-20). "Godava". Chitramala.com. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  2. ^ Naig, Udhav. "Of talent and charisma". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  3. ^ "Yet another sonrise". The Hindu. 2007-09-14. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  4. ^ Sharanya C R (2011-09-25). "No action sequences, please: Vaibhav Reddy | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis". Dnaindia.com. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  5. ^ "Vaibhav is Saikumar's hero - Tamil Movie News". Indiaglitz.com. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  6. ^ a b Gupta, Rinku (2014-04-10). "Vaibhav Flies Solo". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  7. ^ "Damaal Dumeel is story Of crime and comedy - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2013-11-10. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  8. ^ "Sekhar Kammula has tweaked Anamika: Vaibhav Reddy - Oneindia Entertainment". Entertainment.oneindia.in. 2013-07-12. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  9. ^ "Meyaadha Maan movie review: Vaibhav Reddy-Rathna Kumar's Royapurathu La La Land is a lovely watch". The Indian Express. 2017-10-18. Retrieved 2018-12-12.

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