Kaushal Prasad Manda is an Indian on-screen actor and model who primarily works in Telugu movies and television shows. He owns a modeling service as well. In 2018, Kaushal Manda won title of Bigg Boss Telugu 2 winner. From that time onwards he got huge number of fans and formed an army named "Kaushal Army".
Kaushal Manda was born in Visakhapatnam from Telugu-speaking family on 13 May 1981. sIn 2001, he finished schooling from the High School of BHPV and received a Bachelor of Metallurgical Engineering degree from Andhra University.
Kaushal debuted in 1982-1983 as a child artist with Evanni Chedanunchu, a television serial on telugu, Then in 1998 he participated in the Grasim Mr. India contest, being one of the top six finalist in the competition. He played a leading role in Gemini TV's Chakravakam groundbreaking series (2003-2008).
In 2003, he won the Nandi Award for Best TV Actor for his role as a Chakravakam Sagar. In 2005, he hosted the popular dance show Gemini TV, Dance Baby Dance. He also took part in Devatha Gemini TV (2010-2013). From 2017 to 2019 he played a leading role in the series Suryavamsham by Zee Telugu. He was a competitor and the winner of the TV show Bigg Boss Telugu 2 by Star Maa.
He made his film debut in Rajakumarudu, Mahesh Babu's debut film in 1999, and also took part in Mr Perfect (2011)'s film.
He appeared in 85 films and 38 series. Kaushal continued his career in modeling and appeared in many publicity ads. In 1999, he started “the Looks Productions” in 1999, own model management and advertisement firm.