Sandeep Reddy Vanga is an Indian filmmaker and screenwriter who has a net worth of $5 Million (40 Crore INR). He rose to fame in 2017 after making his directorial debut Telugu movie Arjun Reddy which became a blockbuster at the box office.
Following her breakthrough in Telugu cinema, Sandeep made a name for himself in the Bollywood industry. He directed Shahid Kapoor’s film “Kabir Singh” in 2019 which became one of the highest-grossing Hindi movies of all time.
Reddy began his career back in 2005 and soon established himself as one of the most successful filmmakers in the industry. Thanks to his impressive work in showbiz, Reddy received various award nominations including the South Indian International Movie and more. In this post, we will discuss the biography and net worth of Sandeep Reddy Vanga.
Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s Net Worth
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Sandeep Reddy Vanga was born on December 25, 1981, in Warangal, Telangana, India. He is the eldest child of his father Prabhakar Reddy Vanga and his mother Sujatha Reddy Vanga. Sandeep’s older brother Pranay Reddy Vanga is a film producer who served as a producer on Sandeep’s directorial debut film “Arjun Reddy”.
In terms of education, Sandeep his 8th standard at the Platinum Jubilee High School in Warangal. From 9th grade to 12th grade, he studied at Siddarth High School, Hyderabad, India after his parents had moved there with their children.
Later, Sandeep went on to earn his bachelor’s degree at the SDM College of Physiotherapy in Dharwad. Additionally, he moved to Australia to study at the Academy of Film, Theatre & Television where he studied filmmaking as his post-graduation.
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Sandeep Reddy Career
Sandeep started his career in the entertainment industry working as the apprentice for the 2005 Telugu movie “Manasu Maata Vinadhu”. About five years later, Sandeep got his next gig for the 2010 Tollywood action film Kedi in which he worked as an assistant director.
Later in 2015, Sandeep was an associate director of Kranthi Madhav for the romantic film “Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju”. He intended for his feature film directorial debut to be a script titled Sugar Factory, but he halted its writing process midway and began writing the script for the blockbuster film Arjun Reddy.
From 2013 to 2015 Sandeep completed the script of his film “Arjun Reddy” and then worked as a director for this film. This Telugu-language film was released in August 2017 and was produced by his older brother Pranay Reddy Vanga.
The lead actor in the film was a rising star Vijay Deverakonda who gave an immense performance alongside Shalini Pandey and others. This movie earned critical acclaim and became a blockbuster hit, grossing over $8 million at the box office.
The movie “Arjun Reddy” and its Bollywood remake faced criticism for their portrayal of smoking, drug abuse, apparent misogyny, and domestic violence. Despite this, Vanga defended his movies on every occasion.
Sandeep Reddy Biography
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|December 25, 1981
|5 feet 9 in (175 cm)
|78 kg (172 lbs)
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|Sujatha Reddy Vanga
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In 2018, Sandeep Reddy made his acting debut in the biographical film “Mahanati” where he played a cameo appearance as Vedantam Raghavayya. Later that year, he started directing the Hindi version of Arjun Reddy called “Kabir Singh”.
The Bollywood actors Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani, both played lead roles in the film “Kabir Singh” which was produced by Ashwin Warde and Murad Khetani. Sandeep started directing the film in July 2018 and it came out into the cinemas in June 2019. Luckily, the film became a massive success at the box office earning over 379 crores globally at the box office.
Vanga directed another Bollywood film “Animal” which was released in December 2021. He would cast some of the most prominent actors for this film including Rashmika Mandanna, Ranbir Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, and Bobby Deol. Vanga collaborated with T-Series and Bhadrakali Pictures to produce his film, becoming another biggest films of his career.
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Sandeep Reddy Vanga Relationship
Sandeep Reddy started dating Maneesha Reddy (Karuna) and the couple got married in 2014. Their first child, a son named Arjun Reddy Vanga was born in 2016. Reddy and his wife Maneesha later welcomed their daughter.
Sandeep Reddy Vanga Net Worth
As of 2024, Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s net worth in Indian rupees is 40 Crore. He is one of the up-and-coming filmmakers in the Bollywood industry. He first came to the spotlight with his directorial debut film “Arjun Reddy” which was released in 2017.
Reddy has made two more hit movies including “Kabir Singh” and “Animal” both of which earned him millions of dollars. He makes money from his career as a director as well as an actor. Thanks to his three biggest films, Sandeep Reddy Vanga earned a net worth of 5 million US dollars.
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