|Real Name||Durishetty Anudeep|
|Profession||Assistant Commissioner (P)|
|Famous For||Topping the UPSC exam of 2017|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
|Date of Birth||6 July 1989|
|Age (as in 2017)||28 Years|
|Birthplace||Jagityal, Telangana, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Cancer|
|Hometown||Chittapur, Metpally, Jagityal district, Telangana, India|
|School(s)||Sri Suryodaya High School, Metpalli
Sri Chaitanya Junior College, Hyderabad
|College/University||Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani|
|Educational Qualification||B.Tech in Electronics and Instrumentation|
|Hobbies||Reading, Playing & watching football, Formula 1 and Cricket, Photography
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Parents||Father- Durishetty Manohar (Additional Assistant Engineer in Telangana Northern Power Distribution Company Ltd.)
Mother- Jyothi (Homemaker)
|Favourite Book(s)||Freakonomics by Stephen J. Dubner and Steven Levitt, Poor But Spirited in Karimnagar : Field Notes of a Civil Servant by Sumita Dawra|
|Favourite Cricketer||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Favourite Tennis Player||Roger Federer|
|Favourite Footballer(s)||Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann|
|Favourite Football Team(s)||FC Barcelona, Arsenal, AC Milan, Borussia Dortmund|
|Favourite Actor(s)||Russell Crowe, Robert De Niro, Johnny Depp, Venkatesh Daggubati|
|Favourite Singer/Musician(s)||Coldplay, Pink Floyd, Maroon 5, Green Day, Savage Garden, One Republic, Evanescence, Poets of the Fall|
|Favourite TV Show(s)||Entourage, Man vs. Wild, Sherlock, MasterChef Australia, The West Wing|
|Favourite Film(s)||Bollywood- Swades, Taare Zameen Par
Hollywood- Forrest Gump, Titanic, Devils Advocate, Kung Fu Panda, A Beautiful Mind, Gladiator
|Favourite Video Game||Need for Speed|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Anudeep Durishetty
- Does Anudeep Durishetty smoke?: No
- Does Anudeep Durishetty drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Anudeep was born into a middle-class Telegu family.
- He has been a bright student and athlete from his childhood.
- He has a keen interest in ‘History’ and considers the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, as his inspiration.
- While doing his degree, he developed an interest in civil services. On his first attempt, he had cleared the UPSC preliminary and mains exam, but failed to clear the interview, after which he joined ‘Google India’ as a software engineer in Hyderabad, and side-by-side continued to prepare for the UPSC exam.
- He took Anthropology as his optional subject.
- He didn’t take any coaching to prepare for the UPSC exam. Instead, he did the majority of his preparation via YouTube and Google.
- Before clearing the UPSC exam, he was working as an Assistant Commissioner (P) at Indian Revenue Service, Government of India, since 2014, and was posted in Hyderabad.