Sharwanand was raised in Hyderabad. He is credited as Sarva in Tamil movies. He is best known for his performance in the Telugu film titled Satya 2. He entered the cinematic world in the early 2000s and played supporting roles. Soon he started playing lead roles. Prior to becoming an actor, he was a highly successful model.
His nickname is Nandu. He wanted to become an actor since his childhood. He moved to Mumbai and studied acting at the age of 17. Besides acting, he also trained in dancing. While he was pursuing graduation, he was picked among others to be a model of The Hindu’s Best New Face contest. After which, he featured in several ads.
He was spotted by Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi in an ad and he offered him a supporting role in the 5va Tareeku in 2003. This film marked his acting debut. He acted with Chiranjeevi in the film Shankar Dada M.B.B.S. and with superstar Venkatesh in Lakshmi and Sankranthi. He rose to prominence with his films like Andari Banduvaya and Gamyam amongst others.
He made his Tamil film debut with the remake of hit Telugu film Gamyam titled Kadhalna Summa Illai in 2009. He didn’t enjoy the same success in Tamil cinema as he has in Telugu film industry. His biggest hit film was Telugu film Shatamanam Bhavati.
To date, he has acted in 25 films including Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films.