Shanmukh Jaswanth Kandregula Biography – Shanmukh Jaswanth is a well-known Indian YouTuber with 41.6 lakh subscribers, an actor, and a television personality. He is popularly known for his role as “Shanu” in The Software DevLOVEper, a youtube series and for his videos The Interview, Surya, The Viva and Software Lo inthe.
Shanmukh Jaswanth Kandregula Biography – HISTORY
Shanmukh personal life, family and relations
He was born on 16 September 1994 in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh in India. Since childhood, he has had a keen interest in performing arts and participated in various extra-curriculum activities in his school. He attended the Amrita School of Engineering in Bengaluru in 2012-13 but probably didn’t complete the course. And later, he joined Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, Visakhapatnam, and graduated in the field of Business Administration.
Father: Apparao Kandregula
Mother: Umarani Kandregula
Siblings: Sampath Vinay (brother)
He is known to be in a relationship with Deepthi Sunaina, who is a dancer, an actress, and a social media influencer.
Shanmukh Jaswanth Kandregula Biography – Career
Shanmukh started his own YouTube channel on July 02, 2012, and uploaded “Cadbury Ladu Ad by Shanmukh” as his first video, which was later followed by a few short films, comedy clippings, and dance videos in the initial days. He pursued his career by acting in the video of The Viva by Sabarish Kandregula, released in 2013, as Shannu and gained fame from the character.
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Later, he featured in various productions of Infinitum Media for dance covers, short films, and series. His major blockbuster was the famous youtube series, The Software DevLOVEper, which was directed by K. Subbu. It was released on July 31, 2020, via his own youtube channel and got great responses from critics and audiences. Because of his acting skills and appreciation for the role played, he was later featured in Surya which was released on February 16, 2021, on his youtube channel. He was appreciated in the Sakshi Post on September 16, 2021, as the first Telugu YouTuber to have four million subscribers.
On Indian television, he made his debut by appearing in Cash 2.0, a game show. He recently participated in Big Boss 5 of the Telugu version, hosted by Nagarjuna, and is said to be the highest-paid contestant.
Shanmukh Jaswanth Kandregula Biography – AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
For his YouTube channel, he owns a Silver Play Button received in 2017 for exceeding 100,000 subscribers and a Golden Play Button received in 2020 for surpassing one million subscribers.
In 2021, his acting skills were appreciated when he was awarded the Best Performer Award 2020 in the Males category at the 10th Padmamohana TV Awards 2020. Also, he was awarded the Star Artist Influencer Award of the year by Digital Influencer Award.
His success reached heights when he was signed as the Brand Ambassador of the Entri App, a leading job preparation app of India.
Shanmukh Jaswanth Kandregula Biography – Controversies
In 2017, a lawyer filed a petition against “Sita, I Am Not A Virgin”, a short film that featured Shanmukh Jaswanth and his girlfriend Deepthi Sunaina. The director of the film was accused of hurting the sentiments of the Hindu people. As per the Hindu scriptures, ‘Sita’ is the central figure of Ramayana, the wife of Lord Rama, and is preached as a goddess. The title” I am not a Virgin” triggered anger amongst the Hindus. Later on, to dismiss the charges, the title was changed to “Seetha I’m Not A Virgin (2017)”.
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