Baladitya is an Indian actor, lyricist, dialogue writer, teacher, and company secretary who primarily appears in Telugu films and television shows. He is known for his roles in Telugu films like Vamsam (2005), 1940 Lo Oka Gramam (2010), and Maa Oori Polimera (2021).
Aditya Yanamandra was born on Saturday, 9 March 1985 (age 37 years; as of 2022) in Eluru, Andhra Pradesh, India. His zodiac sign is Pisces. He was brought up in Chennai. Balaaditya attended Ramakrishna Mission School in Chennai and Sri Satya Sai Vidya Vihar High School in Hyderabad. He completed his graduation in law at Nalanda Junior College in Hyderabad.
Height (approx.): 5′ 9″
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Balaaditya’s father’s name is Yanamandra Subrahmanya Shankar.
His mother’s name is Kalyani.
Baladitya has an elder brother Srikrishna Kaushik, an Indian actor who primarily appears in Telugu films and television shows.
Wife & Children
On 7 August 2016, Baladitya got married to Manasa Lakshmi.
The couple has two daughters. His first daughter, Varenyya, was born on 18 January 2018, and his second daughter was born on 18 August 2022.
Baladitya’s grandfather’s name is Y.V.Y.V. Murthy Garu, and his maternal grandfather, Mokkapati Narasimha Murthy Garu, was a teacher and freedom fighter.
Baladitya follows Hinduism.
Baladitya resides in H.No 2- 2 -647/ 77/ G/ 17, SBI Officers Colony, Amberpet, Telangana.
As a child artist
Baladitya started his acting career at the age of six. In 1991, Baladitya made his acting debut with the Telugu film Edurinti Mogudu Pakkinti Pellam in which he played the role of Sridhar.
In 1992, he appeared in his second Telugu film Champion.
In the same year, he made his Kannada debut with the film Edurmaneli Ganda Pakkadmaneli Hendthi in which he played the role of Stampu.
In the same year, Baladitya made his Bollywood debut with the film Tyagi.
Later, he appeared in a few Telugu films like Bangaru Bullodu (1993), Hello Brother as Young Deva (1994), Super Police as Sunny (1994), and Maatho Pettukoku as Young Arjun (1995). In 1996, he shot to fame with the Telugu film Little Soldiers in which he played the role of Sunny.
In 1997, Baladitya made his Malayalam debut with the film Masmaram.
In the same year, he made his Tamil debut with the film Rettai Jadai Vayasu.
As an actor
Baladitya made his debut as an actor at the age of seventeen. In 2003, he appeared in a lead role in the Telugu film Chantigadu in which he played the role of Chantigadu, directed by B. A. Jaya.
He appeared in a few Telugu films like Keelu Gurram (2005), Vamsam as Chinna (2005), Roommates as Shekhar (2006), Sandhya (2007), Veta (2008), Jajimalli (2009), 1940 Lo Oka Gramam as Suri (2010), and Entha Manchivaadavuraa (2020). In 2021, Baladitya appeared as Jangayya in the Telugu film Maa Oori Polimera on Disney+ Hotstar.
In 2010, after the release of the Telugu film 1940 Lo Oka Gramam, Baladitya took a break from acting and enrolled himself in the company secretary’s course. In 2010, Baladitya worked as a trainee at JRK Associates in Nanganallur, Chennai, for two years. In January 2015, he started operating as a partner at Aikyam Corporate Services in Hyderabad. Baladitya practised and worked as a company secretary and compliance officer at Banka BioLoo Limited in Hyderabad.
Apart from working as a company secretary, Baladitya started tutoring the subject of financial management to chartered accountant aspirants. Baladitya worked as a faculty member to teach the subject to CA aspirants at Coppergate Educare in Mumbai. He also taught the subject at Indigo Learn, an online coaching institute for the chartered accountancy course in Hyderabad.
In 2016, Baladitya made his television debut as a host for the Telugu show Champion, which was a quiz-based show for school-going kids on ETV. In 2018, Baladitya appeared as Shivayya in the Telugu show Shambhavi on Star Maa. In 2019, he played the role of Rajadurai in the Tamil show Rasaathi on Sun TV. Later, he appeared in a few Telugu shows like Rasaathi as Rajadurai on Sun TV (2019), Subhadra Parinayam as Krishna (2019) on Gemini TV, and Savitramma Gari Abbayi as Balraju/Galiraju (2021) on Star Maa.
In 2022, Baladitya participated in the Telugu version of the television reality show Bigg Boss season 6.
In 2020, Baladitya made his digital debut with the web series Gods of Dharmapuri (G.O.D) as Satyanand (2020) on ZEE5.
In 2021, he played the role of Dr Chalapathi in the web series Unheard on Disney+ Hotstar.
- 1994: Best Child Actor Award for the Telugu film Anna at Nandi Awards
- 1996: Best Child Actor Award for the Telugu film Little Soldiers at Nandi Awards
Baladitya owns an MG Hector.
- Baladitya is proficient in languages like Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam.
- While appearing in films as a child artist, Baladitya used the screenname ‘Master Aditya.’ In 2013, after completing 22 years in the film industry, he changed his on-screen name from ‘Baladitya’ to ‘Aditya.’
- N. C. Narasimham, the producer of the Telugu film 1940 Lo Oka Gramam was awarded the National award for Best Feature Film in Telugu in 2008. Baladitya played the lead role of Suri in the film.
- Baladitya considers Kamal Hassan, an Indian actor, director, and politician, as his inspiration.
- Baladitya has a great interest in photography and travelling.
- Baladitya has composed a few Telugu songs like Antho Intho from the web series Adi Padam (2021) and Ento Veedu Speed Ento from the film Kalapuram (2022).