Sai Ketan Rao is an Indian actor who mainly works in Telugu films. In 2021, he appeared in the Hindi TV serial ‘Mehndi Hai Rachne Waali’ (2021) in which he played the role of Raghav Rao.
Sai Ketan Rao was born on Sunday, 10 July 1994 (age 26 years; as of 2020) in Hyderabad. His zodiac sign is Cancer. He did his schooling at Vignan’s Prabodhananda Prashanti Niketan Ghatkesar, Hyderabad. Later, he pursued B. Tech in CSE at Hyderabad Institute of Technology and Management (HITAM), Hyderabad. He did MBA in Information Systems at GITAM Deemed University, Andhra Pradesh. He has also studied acting/drama at Ramanaidu Film School, Hyderabad. Facebook
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Family & Caste
He started his career as a model. He has worked in various advertisements and fashion shows. In 2019, he debuted in the Telugu film ‘Ajay Passayyadu’ in which he played the role of Vikram.
He has also appeared in a few Telugu web-series including ‘The Devil in Disguise’ (2016), ‘Three Half Bottles’ (2019), ‘Beyond Breakup’ (2019), and ‘Love Studio’ (2020).
He has also acted in a few Telugu films like ‘Strangers’ (2021) and ‘Pellikuturu Party’ (2021). He appeared in the Hindi TV serial ‘Mehndi Hai Rachne Wali’ (2021) in which he played the male lead role.
He has also acted in the Telugu short film ‘Mounam’ directed by Purvangi Ranjan in 2017.
- Food: Kolhapuri chicken
- Sport: Soccer
- Song: Telusa Manasa from the film Criminal (1994)
- His parents wanted him to complete MBA first and then pursue his career in acting.
- He considers his mother his role model.
- In an interview, he talked about his role in the Hindi TV serial ‘Mehndi Hai Rachne Wali’ (2021), he said,
As much as I loved to study, I always knew I had the craft of being an actor instilled in me. While I was pursuing my engineering degree, my passion for acting only grew and from that day onwards I just knew I had to give it a shot and in turn, it was successful. I began shooting for TV shows and films in Telugu and then went on to branch out. I always believe in experimenting as language was not a barrier for me. I hope and pray that the audience will love this new avatar of Raghav Rao in my upcoming Hindi TV show ‘Mehndi Hai Rachne Waali.”
- During an interview, he talked about his inspiration for his role in ‘Mehndi Hai Rachne Wali’ (2021), he said,
Yes, I did seek inspiration from the famous Bollywood film Agneepath which featured Amitabh Bachchan as it resonates with my character.”
- He has also featured as a model in various television commercials.
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- Sai Ketan Rao has walked the ramp in various fashion shows.
- He is an avid animal lover and often posts pictures with animals on his social media profiles.
- He participated in various sports competitions like go-carting and boxing in his college days.
- Sai is fluent in speaking various languages like Hindi, English, Marathi, Telugu, and Tamil.
- Sai Ketan Rao owns a Yamaha motorcycle.
- In a few photos on his Facebook account, he is spotted smoking.