Sushanth (born as Sushanth Anumolu) is the grandson of the legendary actor Dr. Akkinenin Nageshwara Rao and nephew of Akkineni Nagarjuna, a leading superstar in Tollywood. His cousins Sumanth, Naga Chaitanya and Akhil are also popular heroes.

After completing his formal education in the USA, Sushanth worked as an Electrical Engineer at “United Technologies” in the USA and moved to India to pursue the career in acting and was trained in dancing and acting at “Kreating Charakters” Training School in Mumbai. He made debut with Kalidasuf followed by Current. Both these movies were average grossers, but Sushanth’s dancing and action skills were highly appreciated. Despite being 7 years old in the industry, he could deliver on 3 films as he was too choosy in the scripts. Movies of Sushanth are Kalidasu, Current, and Adda.