Sai Dharam Tej is one of the young upcoming heroes of Tollywood and the nephew of megastar Chiranjeevi. Sai Dharam Tej debut with Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam (2014) and was well received by the fans. His next film Subramanyam for Sale won him a good critical acclaim as an actor and a dancer. His cousins, Ram Charan, Allu Arjun, Allu Sirish, Varun Tej, and Niharika are all working in the Telugu film industry as established stars.
Sai Dharam Tej won SIMAA (South Indian International Movie Awards) award for Best debutant actor and CineMAA awards for Best Male Debut. The actor won both the awards for the film Pill Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam
Sai Dharam Tej appeared in an episode of Viva titled â€˜Drink and Driveâ€™