Subhalekha Sudhakar was born on November 19, 1960. He is an Indian film actor in Tollywood who belongs to the Nellore, Andhra Brahmins family. His real name is Suravajula Sudhakar. Suravajula changed his name after doing his debut film entitled, Subhalekha where he acted as Murali in 1982. Subhalekha is 53 years old hailed from Visakhapatnam. He was the eldest of his two brothers. In 1980, he moved to Chennai to study in a film institute. His dream was to become an actor, so he began to search for acting chances.
Director Viswanath gave him a chance to be part of the Telugu film titled ‘Subhalekha’. After that, he had done more than 100 films including some Tamil films. He had done different roles, but he was mostly known for doing comedic and supporting roles. He was married to playback singer and classical dancer, S. P. Sailaja, in 1989. Sailaja is the sister of renowned singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam. They have a son, Sreekar who is a graduate in B.Com. Sudhakar considers his wife as his best critic who appreciates and criticize him for his good and bad performances. He also gets inspired by
Amitabh Bachchan and Sanjeev Kumar’s comedy tracks.
Although he says, he would act for as long as he can, but never tried his hand at producing since he is not adventurous and had only acted and never thought about anything else. Subhalekha appeared in movies like Thunai, Sitaara, Rendu Jella Sitha, Shrimathi Kaavaali, Swathi, Aditya 369, Nesam, Prema Zindabad, Dongaata, Chinnabbayi, Aa Naluguru, Modati Cinema, Bezawada, Dammu, Genius, Priyathama Neevachata Kushalama and many more. In 1983, he acted in Sitaara movie which became the biggest hit movie of that time.
He had also played cameo roles in the Tamil film, Ayan and
Rakta Charitra. Aside from doing movies, he also acted in some TV serials. He actually loves doing TV shows as he can portray different types of person every day. He was starred in Tamil drama series, Thendral. He was also seen in Madhavi in 2010 and received the Nandi Award for the mega hit serial, Mamathala Kovela. He had also played Thulasi’s father in the Tamil Serial, Thendral on Sun TV.
Sudhakar also appeared in Zee Tamil’s
Mamiyar Thevai. Among all his serials, his performance in the Tamil serials Anubhandalu, Kotha Bangaram, Chitthi and Kolangal was widely appreciated. Sudhakar is a self-proclaimed cricket fanatic, and he enjoys watching it. He had played several roles and pulled them off quite well as he believes that versatility is natural since he loves playing different people on the screen like a wealthy industrialist, cruel man, an anxious father, etc. He is a versatile actor and widely known for his supportive and comedian roles.
Recently, he is being seen in the ETV Plus show ‘Nandini vs Nandini’.