Tollywood actor, Sharwanand was seen dancing, with the 'Irumudi' on his head, at a pooja for Ayyappa Swamy. He was seen performing harati among other devotees, singing devotional songs. Sharwanand is the winner of Best Male Debutant actor, at the First South Indian Internationa Movie Awards in 2012. A native of Hyderabad, Sharwanand is passionate about films and dancing. He is a trained dancer. He attended Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute in Mumbai. Sharwanand is a cousin of another Tollywood actor, Ram Pothineni.