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Sanjay Rao (Actor)

Sanjay Rao Wiki, Wife, Age, Height, Family & More: Sanjay Rao is an Indian-Telugu actor who has been active in Telugu entertainment since 2020. His full name is Sanjay Kumar Rao, and he is the son of legendary Telugu actor Brahmaji Rao. He was in the merchant navy before switching careers to acting. Sanjay Rao his silver-screen debut in 2020 with the movie O Pitta Katha. He claims to have struggled for four years despite being the son of a superstar actor to earn the opportunity to appear in films. Learn more about Sanjay Rao’s wiki, wife, age, height, family, and more.

Personal Details

Sanjay Rao was born on the 29th of May, 1988, in Hyderabad, which was at that time a part of Andhra Pradesh, India. He worked in the merchant navy after finishing his graduation. However, He always had an affinity towards the performing arts, and he had once unsuccessfully auditioned to be a part of a music reality show as a singer. As a result, Sanjay Rao left the merchant navy for an acting training course in Mumbai.

Real Name/ Full NameSanjay Kumar Rao
BirthplaceHyderabad, India
Years Active2020 – Present
Zodiac signGemini
Birthday29th May 1988
Age35 years (As of 2023)
HometownHyderabad, India
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
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Sanjay Rao claims to be a graduate with a BSc and a master’s. He has also attended an acting course under an acting coach in Telugu and Hindi film industries. 

QualificationBSc and Masters
Extra QualificationActing training

Family & Relationships

Sanjay Rao was born to a star family. His father is the legendary Telugu actor Brahmaji Rao, and his mother is Sashwaty Rao. He has been married twice. The first time was with Indrakshi Pattanaik, whom he married in 2013. However, He separated from her in 2017. Sanjay Rao then married Anukriti Dixit in 2019 and is still married as of 2023.

Father NameBrahmaji Rao
Mother NameSashwaty Rao
Marital StatusMarried
Boyfriend/Girlfriend/Husband/ WifeIndrakshi Pattanaik (2013 – 2017)
Anukriti Dixit (2019 – Present)

Height, Weight, Body Measurements & More

He stands 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weighs approximately 70 kg. He has black hair and black eyes. Sanjay Rao’s body measurements are 41 (chest) – 36 (waist) – 15 (biceps).

Height (feet)5 feet 9 inches
Weight (Kilograms)(approx.)70 kg
Figure Measurements (approx.)41-36-15
Eye’s ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack


Sanjay Rao claims to have struggled for four years before he could land his first film role in 2020. First, He studied acting under Devdas Kanakala in Mumbai. After that, Sanjay Rao became an assistant director under Krishna Vamshi and learned more tricks of the trade before making his debut as an actor in 2020. The details of Sanjay Rao’s career are discussed in detail below.


Sanjay Rao debuted as an actor in the 2020 Telugu thriller O Pitta Katha written and directed by Chandu Muddu. He shared the screen in this film with established actors like Nitya Shetty, Viswant Duddumpudi, and even his father, Brahmaji Rao. The film has received mostly positive reviews and has been a prime reason for the Telugu industry’s acceptance of Sanjay Rao as an actor. He has also acted as the lead in the comedy film Slumdog Husband written and directed by A.R. Sreedhar. This film is slated to be released sometime in 2023. These are the only two films to Sanjay Rao’s credit to date.

Web Series

Sanjay Rao’s OTT debut happened with the 2023 Zee5 original crime-comedy series 3Cs: Choices, Chances, and Changes, directed by Sampath Kumar Thota. His cast mates for this series included actors like Gnaneswari Kandregula, Nitya Shetty, and Spandana Palli. This is the only web series that Sanjay Rao has appeared in.

DebutFilm: O Pitta Katha (2020)
Web Series: 3Cs: Choices, Chances, and Changes (2023)
Superhit MoviesO Pitta Katha (2023), Slumdog Husband (to be released)
Popular Web Series3Cs: Choices, Chances, and Changes (2023)
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Earnings & Net Worth

Information about his fees for his film as well as web series appearances is unavailable in the public domain. However, being the son of a Telugu superstar like Brahmaji Rao, Sanjay Rao’s net worth can be safely estimated to be between 5 crores to 10 crores INR.

Net Worth5 core to 10 crores INR
Yet To UpdateYet To Update


  • He used to perform in the street plays in Dharavi to practice acting while staying in Mumbai.
  • He had to struggle to land a film role despite his father’s connections.
  • Sanjay Rao is allergic to cats. He does consider himself an animal lover despite that.
  • He wants to play a villainous role in his next project. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sanjay Rao Brahmaji’s son?

Ans: Yes. He is actor Brahmaji’s son.

Who is Sanjay Rao’s wife?

Ans: Sanjay Rao is currently married to Anukriti Dixit. His previous marriage was with Indrakshi Pattanaik, with whom he divorced in 2017. 

What is Sanjay Rao’s age?

Ans: Sanjay Rao is 35 years old as of 2023.

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