Shobu Yarla Gadda Wiki, Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Education, Height, Weight, Movies List, Career, Profession, Net Worth

Shobu Yarla Gadda Wiki and Biography: Shobu Yarlagadda is a prominent figure in the Indian cinema industry, specifically the Telugu film industry. An Indian American environmental engineer turned producer, he is the son-in-law of acclaimed filmmaker K. Raghavendra Rao. His current positions include Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Arka Media Works. Twice in his career, he has won a National Film Award.


Shobu Yarla Gadda

Shobu Yarla Gadda Wiki: Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Education, Height, Weight, Movies List, Career, Profession, Net Worth

Real Name Shobu Yarlagadda
Nick Name Shobu Yarlagadda
Profession Producer
Famous For Film Production
Wife Name Lakshmi Yarlagadda
Physical Status  
Age 50years
Height 5”8(Approx.)
Weight 70Kgs(Approx.)
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Personal Information  
Date of Birth 19th March 1971
Birth Place Gudivada, Andhra Pradesh
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality Indian
School Name NA
College Name NA
Qualifications Graduated in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Family Profile  
Father Name K. Krishna Mohan Rao
Mother Name NA
Siblings NA
Career Film Producer
Source of Income Movies, TV Shows
Appeared In Movies, TV Shows
Net Worth Salary 142Crores+(Approx.)

Shobu Yarla Gadda Biography

Shobu Yarla Gadda Education

Shobu Yarlagadda was born on March 19, 1971, in Gudivada, Andhra Pradesh. His father’s name is K. Krishna Mohan Rao. He has a background in both civil and environmental engineering. He married Lakshmi Yarlagadda, making him the son-in-law of the famous film director K. Raghavendra Rao. After relocating back to Hyderabad, he and Prasad Devineni founded the production company Arka Media, which has since released many critically acclaimed works.

Shobu Yarla Gadda Early Life

The town of Gudivada in the Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh is where Shobu Yarlagadda was born. From Andhra University, he earned a degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering in 1992. His 1995 Agricultural Engineering degree came from the University of Texas. For the California Air Resources Board, he served as an Air Resources Engineer in the Greater Los Angeles Area for over a year and a half. Together with Prasad Devineni, he founded Arka Mediaworks in 2001.

Shobu Yarla Gadda Career

Arka Mediaworks was established by Yarlagadda in 2001; the name comes from the Sanskrit word for “sunrays.” Productions are made for television in six different languages (Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Oriya, Bangla and Marathi) Movies like “Morning Raaga” and “Anaganaga O Dheerudu” both had him working as a “line producer.” As an Executive Producer, he oversaw the production of films like Pandurangadu and Bobby. Prasad Devineni helmed the production that resulted in Pallakilo Pellikoothuru.

Yarlagadda and Devineni are both on the board of directors at Arka Media Works, a film production company. In 2015, they released Baahubali: The Beginning, which premiered at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival; in 2017, they released Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, which premiered at the British Film Institute.

After grossing almost 1,900 crore (US$240 million) at the box office globally, these films became the highest-grossing Indian multilingual film franchise of all time. Act one of the Telugu film was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Fantasy Film and won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film. At this year’s Melbourne Indian Film Festival, “The Second Part” took home the Telstra People’s Choice Award. The Concluding Chapter (2017), the series’s second instalment, took home the Saturn Award for Best International Film in the United States and the Australian Telstra People’s Choice Award.

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