Ananta Sriram Chegondi (born 8 April 1984) is an Indian lyricist, mainly writing lyrics for songs in Telugu languagefilms. He is a nephew of the politician and cine producer Chegondi Venkata Harirama Jogaiah and hails from Palakollu area of West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. He studied in Bapatla Engineering College. He discontinued studies when he was in 3rd year of graduation. As a child, he used to attend literary discussion along with his father. Ananta Sriram is one of the most sought-after lyricists in the Telugu Film Industry. Sriram married Swathy in Palakollu on November 17, 2010. He won Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist – Telugu film Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu 2012.