Chalki Chanti is an Indian actor and comedian, who predominantly works in Telugu films and TV serials. In 2022, she participated in the TV reality show ‘Bigg Boss Telugu Season 6’.
Chalki Chanti aka Vinay Mohan Sharma was born on Tuesday, 29 July 1986.age 36 years; by 2022) in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.
He did his graduation in commerce from Pragati Maha Vidyalaya Degree and PG College, Hyderabad, Telangana, but later, due to financial constraints, he dropped out of college. He later completed his graduation and did his Master of Arts.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: black
parents and siblings
In 2022, when Chalki Chanti was in Bigg Boss Telugu 6, he shared that his father had abandoned him when he was very young. His mother died when he was nine years old. He has two brothers, and one of his brothers’ name is Jammalmadaka Ravi Kiran.
wife and children
On 23 March 2016, he got engaged to a girl named Suvastala/Shweta and on 24 April 2016, the couple got married. In 2018, Chanti was blessed with a daughter named Dhanyatha.
Chalki started his career as a Customer Executive at Tata Telecommunication Services in Hyderabad, Telangana. He has also worked as a part-time mimicry artist in Hussain Sagar Tourism Boat Rides. Later, he worked as a manager in a guest house. He then started working as an RJ in Radio Mirchi and hosted the radio show ‘Chanti Bank’.
In 2009, she made her debut with the Telugu film ‘Jallu’ in which she played a supporting role.
Chanti has appeared in several Telugu films such as ‘Dil Unna Raju’ (2016), ‘Sita Ramanka Bahaghara Kali Jugare’ (2017), ‘Love States’ (2017), and ‘Rahu’ (2020).
In 2013, she was noticed by Telugu filmmaker Shyam Prasad Reddy, who asked her to perform in the Telugu TV comedy show ‘Jabardasth’, which aired on ETV Telugu. He agreed to it, and participated in the TV show with his team named ‘Chalki Chanti and Team’. He got a lot of popularity from this show.
After this he acted in many popular TV comedy shows like ‘Connection’ (2015), ‘Patas’ (2015), and ‘Sudhir Gaadi Intalo Deyam’ (2019). In 2022, she participated in the TV reality show ‘Bigg Boss Telugu 6’ hosted by Indian actor Nagarjuna Akkineni.
left the TV show three times
Chanti came into limelight with her TV comedy show ‘Jabardast’, however, she left the show thrice. In an interview when a reporter asked him the reason behind it. he said,
My name didn’t come up because of tremendous. I got into Jabdazat shows where I made films. I went out for awesome shows thrice. If someone goes out, he will not be taken back in the show. This is their rule. But he respected me. Because I have never spoken wrong about anyone. Never mind..whatever goes wrong..they ask immediately. Everyone knows this. Once I said that I would take a gap of three months. After doing this continuously, the head started hurting, so I took rest. The second time I went with my personal problems. The shooting of 27 days for the third time was in the US schedule. I don’t have the level to talk about anyone.”
He also shared that once he had a big fight with the team of the show as they were paying him less. He had a heated argument with the producers and then decided to leave the show.
landed in a Facebook fight
In 2016, he posted a Facebook post on which one of the fans of the Indian actor Prabhasi Started abusing Chanty in the comment section of the post. When the fan went out of control, Chanty lodged a complaint against it at Yelandu police station in Telangana.
As of 2017, Chalki Chanti charges around Rs 1 lakh per program in India.
Facts / Trivia
- Chalki adopted the name ‘Chanti’ from his radio show ‘Chanti Bank’.
- He follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- He is often seen smoking and consuming alcohol.
- He has been supporting women empowerment group ‘Adira- Women Empowerment’.
- In 2016, he was awarded the sixth annual Padma Mohan Award for his TV show.
- He has got ‘JVMS’ tattooed on his right wrist.
- In 2018, while he was in his car, his car was hit by another car on National Highway-44 in Balanagar, Mahbubnagar, Telangana. On 18 June 2019, while Chanty was driving, his car rammed into a truck near Komarbanda, Telangana. He suffered minor injuries and was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital.
- Chalki Chanty owns a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.