|Yarlagadda Sumanth Kumar Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||February 9, 1975|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Yarlagadda Sumanth Kumar is an Indian actor and producer who has predominantly worked in Telugu cinema. The oldest grandson of Telugu actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Sumanth has been cast in a variety of films such as Prema Katha, Snehamante Idera, Pelli Sambandham, Yuvakudu, Sita Ramam, Ramma Chilakamma, Satyam, Gowri, Soggadu, Dhana 51, Mahanandi, Godavari, Classmates, Boni, Chinnodu, Madhumasam, Pourudu, Golconda High School, Raaj, Daggaraga Dooranga, Emo Gurram Egaravachu, Naruda Donoruda, Idam Jagath, Malli Raava, Subrahmanyapuram, Kapatadhaari, NTR: Kathanayakudu, NTR: Mahanayakudu, and Malli Modalaindi.
Yarlagadda Sumanth Kumar
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (later in Telangana), India
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Yarlagadda Sumanth Kumar attended Hyderabad Public School and graduated in 1991. After that, he enrolled in an engineering course for his undergraduate studies in Michigan, United States. However, he later transferred to Columbia College Chicago and graduated with a B. A. in Film Studies in 1997.
- Father – Yarlagadda Surendra (Former Film Producer)
- Mother – Akkineni Satyavathi
- Siblings – Supriya (Younger Sister) (Executive Director of Annapurna Studios)
- Others – Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Grandfather) (September 20, 1923 – January 22, 2014) (Actor, Director, Producer, Businessperson), Nagarjuna Akkineni (Maternal Uncle) (Actor, Film Producer, Television Presenter, Entrepreneur), D. Ramanaidu (Paternal Uncle) (Producer), Naga Chaitanya (Cousin) (Actor), Akhil Akkineni (Cousin) (Actor), D. Suresh Babu (Cousin) (Film Producer, Studio Owner, Distributor), Daggubati Venkatesh (Cousin) (Actor), Sushanth Anumolu (Cousin) (Actor), Rana Daggubati (Cousin) (Actor, Film Producer, Entrepreneur)
Yarlagadda Sumanth Kumar has been signed with Annapurna Studios.
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Yarlagadda Sumanth Kumar has dated –
- Keerthi Reddy (2004-2006) – In August 2004, he tied the knot with actor Keerthi Reddy. However, they later decided to part ways and divorced amicably in 2006.
- Kriti Kharbanda – It was reported in 2017 that he had been in an on-and-off relationship with actor Kriti Kharbanda but Kriti later claimed that the two were just good friends.
Race / Ethnicity
Salt and Pepper
- Tall stature
- Deep-set eyes
Yarlagadda Sumanth Kumar Facts
- A few months after his birth, his parents returned to their home in the United States while Sumanth remained in India at the request of his grandfather Akkineni Nageswara Rao who wanted to raise his first grandchild as his busy acting career had earlier prevented him from fully experiencing fatherhood with his own children. Sumanth was subsequently adopted by his maternal grandparents.
- Yarlagadda Sumanth Kumar made his first film appearance as Suri in the 1999 Telugu-language romance drama film Prema Katha, directed by Ram Gopal Varma.
- Opposite Swati Reddy, he co-starred as Sampath in the 2011 Telugu-language sports drama film Golconda High School.
- Alongside Pinky Sawika Chaiyadech, Yarlagadda Sumanth Kumar co-starred as Bullebbai in the 2014 Telugu-language romantic comedy film Emo Gurram Egaravachu.
- He brought to life the character of Captain (later Brigadier) Vishnu Sharma in the 2022 Telugu-language period romance film Sita Ramam, starring Dulquer Salmaan, Mrunal Thakur, and Rashmika Mandanna. The film became one of the highest-grossing Telugu films of 2022.
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