Sandeep Reddy Vanga Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Height, & More

Sandeep Reddy Vanga, an Indian filmmaker, is known for his work in Telugu and Hindi movies. He became famous when he directed his debut Telugu film, Arjun Reddy, in 2017. Since then, he has worked in various entertainment industries like Tollywood, Bollywood, Worldwide, and Kollywood, releasing movies in Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Tamil, and Malayalam languages. His claim to fame remains the super hit Telugu movie, ‘Arjun Reddy,’ marking the start of his cinematic journey in 2017.

Sandeep Reddy Vanga Biography

Sandeep Reddy Vanga, an Indian director, writer, and editor, mainly works in Telugu and Hindi movies. He’s currently remaking a film he directed in 2017 into a Hindi version titled ‘Kabir Singh.’ Lately, there’s a buzz about Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s wife, and if you’re curious too, this is the right place to find out more about him. His journey into filmmaking began after apprenticing in Visakhapatnam for the movie ‘Manasu Mata Vinadu’ (2005). He later pursued a film degree from the Academy of Film, Theatre, and Television (AFTT) in Sydney, Australia.

Sandeep Reddy Vanga Picture
Sandeep Reddy Vanga Picture

Personal Information

Real Name Sandeep Reddy Vanga
Nickname AKA Sandeep
DOB (Date of Birth) 25 December 1981 (Friday)
Age (as of 2023) 42 Years
Birth Place Warangal, Telangana, India
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Nationality Indian
Hometown Warangal, Telangana, India
Religion Hinduism


School Platinum Jubilee High School, Warangal, Telangana, India (studied upto class 8)
Siddartha High school, Hyderabad, India (class 9 to class 12)
College/ University SDM College of Medical Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka, India
International Film School, Sydney, Australia (now known as AFTT – Academy of Film, Theatre & Television)
Education Qualifications A bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy

A degree in Film-making

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 5’ 8”
Meter 1.72 m
Centimeters 172 cm
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements 42-38-14

Family Information

Father Name Prabhakar Reddy
Mother Name Sujatha
Siblings Brother- Pranay Reddy Vanga (Software Engineer at FannieMae in the United States)
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date Year, 2014
Wife Maneesha Reddy (Marriage- 2014)
Children He has a son named Arjun Reddy and a daughter


Girlfriend Maneesha Reddy


Profession Film Director, Writer, Editor
Net Worth $5 Million


Color Green and Red
Food Madra from Himachal Pradesh
Drink Jigarthanda, Shikanjvi
Actor/Actress Chiranjeevi, Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth
Songs Phir Bhi Tumko Chaahunga
Movies 7G Brindavan Colony (2004), Tamashiro (2015), A Requiem For A Dream (2000), Goodfellas (1990)
Hobbies Fishing
Sandeep Reddy Vanga Young Age Picture
Sandeep Reddy Vanga Young Age Picture
Sandeep Reddy Vanga With his Brother Picture
Sandeep Reddy Vanga With his Brother Picture


Sandeep Reddy Vanga comes from a Hindu family. His older brother, Pranay Reddy Vanga, works as a software engineer at FannieMae in the United States of America. His father is Prabhakar Reddy, and his mother is named Sujatha. In 2014, Sandeep Reddy Vanga married Maneesha Reddy, and together they have a son named Arjun.


Sandeep Reddy Vanga was born on Friday, December 25, 1981, in Warangal, Telangana, India. He is currently 42 years old.


He went to Platinum Jubilee High School in Warangal until class 8, then shifted to Hyderabad for classes 9 to 12 at Siddartha High School. After that, he headed to SDM College of Medical Sciences in Dharwad, Karnataka, India, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy. However, during his time in college, he realized that a medical career wasn’t his calling. After finishing his graduation, Sandeep made a move to Australia to study cinema at the International Film School in Sydney (now known as AFTT – Academy of Film, Theatre & Television).

Height and Weight

He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs 78 kilograms.

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Wife and Children

In 2014, Sandeep Reddy Vanga tied the knot with Manisha Reddy. They have a son named after his film, Arjun Reddy, and they also welcomed a daughter into their family.


After finishing college, Sandeep Reddy Vanga began his journey in the film industry. He apprenticed for the Telugu film “Manasu Maata Vinadhu” in 2005, spending 25 days at Rushikonda Beach, Vizag. While studying at AFTT, he took up a part-time job at Subway. He gained experience in Tollywood as an assistant director for movies like “Kedi” (2010) and as an associate director for “Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju” (2015). His debut as a director came with the Telugu film “Arjun Reddy” (2017), a project that replaced his initial script for “Sugar Factory.” Despite being made on a tight budget of ₹4-5 crores, the film raked in over ₹50 crores at the box office. However, it faced criticism for its portrayal of smoking, drug use, and intimate scenes, leading to clashes with the censor board.

A year later, Sandeep had a cameo in the Telugu biopic “Mahanati” (2018) and encountered controversy yet again, this time over kissing scenes and posters, which provoked strong reactions from political figures. He later directed the Hindi version of “Arjun Reddy,” titled “Kabir Singh” (2019), a film that garnered immense commercial success despite facing opposition and criticisms, with Sandeep publicly disapproving similar films.

In 2021, he announced “Animal,” a gangster film starring Ranbir Kapoor, and in 2023, he directed the Bollywood movie “Animal,” featuring Ranbir Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, and Rashmika Mandana. Sandeep served as the writer and editor for this project. Additionally, he announced his Telugu film “Spirit” starring Prabhas in October 2021.

Net Worth

As of June 1, 2023, Sandeep’s net worth is around $5 million.

Filmography List

Title Notes Language Year
Spirit Also co-editor Telugu 2025
Animal Also editor and voice dubbing artist   2023
Kabir Singh Also co-editor
Remake of his own film Arjun Reddy (2017)
Hindi 2019
Arjun Reddy Telugu 2017
Untitled film with Allu Arjun   TBA

Accolades List

Ceremony Film Result Category Year
7th South Indian International Movie Awards Arjun Reddy Won Best Debut Director (Telugu) 2018
Nominated Best Director (Telugu)  
65th Filmfare Awards South Nominated Best Director – Telugu  
49th Cinegoers Awards Won Best Debut Director  
26th Screen Awards Kabir Singh Nominated Best Director 2019
21st IIFA Awards Nominated Best Director  

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