Ram Pothineni is an Indian film actor who is known for his works in Telugu cinema. He is a nephew of the film producer Sravanthi Ravi Kishore. Pothineni made his film debut in 2006 with the romantic comedy film Devadasu, which became a blockbuster at the box office. He won a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut - South for his performance in the film. Following this, Pothineni rose to prominence with leading roles in critical and commercial successes such as Ready (2008), Maska (2009), Kandireega (2011), Pandaga Chesko (2015), Nenu Sailaja (2016) and iSmart Shankar (2019).