Telugu - Actor
Birth Date: 23, December 1987
Birth Place: Madras, Tamil Nadu
Aadi is an Indian film actor, and accomplished cricketer, known for his works exclusively in Telugu cinema. Born to veteran actor Sai Kumar Pudipeddi, Aadi made his film debut in 2011 with the super hit film Prema Kavali under the direction of K. Vijaya Bhaskar. The film garnered critical acclaim for Aadi and placed him among the noted young actors. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South for 2011.
Aadi did his schooling in Chennai in Padma Sheshadri till 7th standard and then moved to St. Andrews School in Hyderabad followed by St Johns for Intermediate and completed his graduation from Bhavans Vivekananda College. He excelled in studies, and had an inclination towards acting, and was all-rounder in Cricket, he was selected for under-19 Ranji Cricket Team. He played under the captaincy of Ambati Rayudu, the climax being Pragyan Ojha, the Indian Team player who was his room-mate during their Sri Lanka trip. Aadi got Married on December 2014, and the couple has a daughter.
Aadi debuted in 2011 with K. Vijaya Bhaskar’s directorial Prema Kavali. In this love story, he played the role of Srinu, a NCC Cadet who sets out to find the one who tortures his lover, thus trying to regain her heart after a break-up. He got highly positive response from the critics as well as the audience. Aadi has won the Hyderabad Times award 2011 for Promising Newcomer Male, CineMAA Awards (2012) for best Debut Actor of 2012 and Filmfare Awards South (2012) for Best Male Debut – South of 2011. It ran for 100 days and was declared a Blockbuster