Adivi Sesh Wiki
Adivi Sesh, (born Sesh Chandra Adivi) is an Indian film actor, director, and screenwriter who primarily works in Telugu cinema and a few Tamil films of India. He made his film debut as a lead actor and director in 2010 with Karma: Do You Believe?. Following a few supporting roles and negative characters, he became a notable lead actor in Telugu films. His notable performances and commercial successes include Ladies & Gentlemen (2015), Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), Dongaata (2015), Kshanam (2016), Ami Thumi (2017), and Goodachari (2018). His film Kshanam was a super hit and it went on to get nominated for numerous awards. Sesh won the IIFA Award for the Best Screenplay and the Nandi Award for the Best Screenplay Writer for the movie Kshanam. Sesh is considered to be one of the most experimental stars in Tollywood and has proven to be one of the most promising stars in the industry.
Early life and education
Adivi Sesh was born to Dr. Chandra Adivi and Bhavani Adivi in Hyderabad, India, but was brought up in Berkeley, California, United States. Sesh did his schooling at Berkeley High School, Berkeley, California. He went to college at San Francisco State University.
He debuted as an actor in the movie Sontham (2002) in a small guest appearance, but his main debut as an actor, director, and writer was in the 2010 film Karma: Do You Believe? which also starred Jade Tailor and Sher Ali in the lead roles. Sesh's portrayal of Dev, a person who can fore-see events mere seconds before they happen, was well appreciated. Rediff praised his performance stating "As far as acting goes, Sesh Adivi does a good job. With an 'angelic' face he is an apt choice to play enigmatic Dev. His scripting skills also deserve mention. He may have chosen an unconventional path and a novel theme but he has tried to infuse something new in Telugu cinema."
In 2011, Sesh appeared in Vishnuvardhan's Panjaa which starred Pawan Kalyan, Sarah Jane Dias and Anjali Lavania in the lead. In this film, Sesh portrayed the role of Munna, an NRI who is a wealthy spoiled brat and a very dangerous person to those around him. This also marked his debut as a villain. His performance was highly appreciated by critics. Rediff said of his performance, "Sesh Adivi is worth watching for his 'maniacal' performance which is just the opposite of what he did in Karma, his directorial and acting debut." CineGoer.com also praised his performance, saying "Sesh's Karma changes for the good with this film and he is quite a revelation." After this he did movie called Balupu as villain. Then he did movie called Kiss in his direction which is the only disaster in his career till now. He did supporting role in Run Raja Run after this he started doing leads again in Ladies & Gentlemen and Dongaata in 2015 then he appeared in S.S. Rajamouli's epic drama Baahubali: The Beginning.
In 2016 Sesh appeared in Kshanam story and screen play written by him along with Ravikanth Perepu director of the film. With this film, Sesh got the attention from the audience and industry. After this he appeared as cameo in Size Zero and Oopiri. Then he appeared in Ami Thumi comedy film. His recent release Goodachari on 3 August 2018 which became a super hit and closed on September 6th at the box office, 33 days after release. This is written by him and directed by Sashi Kiran Tikka. After Kshanam he rejected more than 50 scripts which offered him the lead role.