Mr. Priyadarshi Pullikonda
Priyadarshi Pulikonda, known popularly as Priyadarshi, is a Telugu actor and comedian. He rose to fame through his portrayal of Kaushik in the successful romantic-comedy 2016 entertainer Pelli Choopulu.
He has lived in Hyderabad since he was 2 years old. He lived in the Old City until he was 10, later moved to Gachibowli and now lives in Chandanagar. He did his Bachelor of Science in Statistics from MNR Degree & PG College and has a postgraduate degree in Mass Communication from the University of Hyderabad. He said he was inspired to become an actor after watching Sagara Sangamam, calling it a "paradigm shift". He is a fan of actors Kamal Haasan and Chiranjeevi, and directors K. Balachander, Kasinathuni Viswanath, and Singeetam Srinivasa Rao.