|Shanmukh Jaswanth Quick Info
|5 ft 8 in
|Date of Birth
|September 16, 1994
Shanmukh Jaswanth is an Indian YouTuber and social media influencer who had first come into the spotlight after playing the role of Shannu in the Telugu-language romantic comedy-drama YouTube series titled The Software DevLOVEper. He is also well recognized for his work in several other web series including The Viva, The Interview, Software Lo Inthe, and Surya. Most of these videos have been posted on his self-titled YouTube channel where he has amassed more than 4 million subscribers. He is popular on other social media platforms as well with more than 10k followers on Twitter and more than 2 million followers on Instagram.
Shanmukh Jaswanth Kandregula
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Shanmukh, after his high school graduation, had joined the Amrita School of Engineering in Bengaluru in 2012.
He had, however, left the course in 2013 to join the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM), a private institution in his hometown of Visakhapatnam. He had graduated from there with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
YouTuber, Social Media Influencer
- Father – Apparao Kandregula
- Mother – Uma Rani
- Siblings – Sampath Vinay (Brother) (Entrepreneur)
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Shanmukh has dated –
- Deepthi Sunaina (2017-2022)
Race / Ethnicity
- Slender frame
- Side-parted, overgrown, wavy hair
- Affable smile
- Sports a rugged beard
In 2021, he had been signed up as the brand ambassador of Entri, an app that helps students prepare for competitive exams.
Shanmukh Jaswanth Facts
- Shanmukh’s career in the entertainment industry had started in 2013 when he was featured in a dual role in a video titled The Viva which went viral. One of the characters that he had portrayed there was called Shannu which stuck with the audience and became his nickname. He had started his own YouTube channel in 2012, initially uploading dance covers, short films, and comedy videos.
- Thereafter, he was featured in various other productions of a company called Infinitum Media, mostly in short films, dance covers, and web series. His major breakthrough came when he again played a character named Shannu in the romantic comedy-drama YouTube series The Software DevLOVEper.
- The series earned both critical and popular acclaim and had paved the way for him to earn roles in a few TV shows. In February 2021, he was featured in another popular web series titled Surya.
- Later that month, he was embroiled in a major controversy when it was alleged that he had been driving his vehicle rashly under the influence of alcohol and had caused an accident, injuring a biker. An FIR was registered against him but he was later released on bail.
- In September 2021, he had joined the 5th season of the reality TV show, Bigg Boss Telugu. It was later reported that he was the highest-paid contestant that season and that the organizers had gone to great lengths to persuade him to participate.
- Earlier in the year, he had won the ‘Star Artist Influencer of the Year’ award at the Digital Influencer Awards.
- In February 2024, he was arrested by police for smoking ganja at his home. Police had gone to his home in Hyderabad to arrest his brother Sampath after a woman filed a complaint that he dated her for many years but married another woman a week before their wedding.
Featured Image by Shanmukh Jaswanth / Instagram