Almost all his films have been received well and have enjoyed commercial success at the box-office, making him one of the thorough directors of Telugu film industry. He made his film debut as a director, writer and producer with the film Dollar Dreams, which was released in English and Telugu language. This film was a major critical success, and his inspiring work won him the National Film Award for the best debutant director. His next release was Anand in 2004. In addition to writing, directing and producing he was also the choreographer of the film. This film too like his previous film was a huge hit and was among the highest grosser of 2004. A prominent personality from Telugu film industry, Dr. Dasari Narayana Rao, went on to declare Sekhar as "Hero of 2004". His films are violence free and this makes family viewing possible.
The biggest hit film of his career was Happy Days in 2007. This film was a blockbuster hit and made Sekhar a Telugu film industry prodigy. His 2010 release Leader won National Award for Best Story Writer. Recently he has announced that he will be debuting in Bollywood and Salman Khan will play a lead role in his film.
He is happily married to Sree Vidya. The couple is blessed with a son and a daughter. He leads a very simple life.