Kondapalli Dasarath Kumar or Kondapalli Dasaradh Kumar was born on 30 November 1971, to a Telugu Brahmin family, in Khammam, Andhra pradesh.He is a popular film, screenwriter, dialogue writer and director in Telugu cinema. He has directed blockbusters like Santosham and Mr. Perfect.
He got married to sesha sowmya, in 2005 and has a daughter, named karthika.
Dasarath worked for TV Media as a Screenplay and dialogue writer for four soap opera's. with noted author and writer, Yandamuri Veerendranath. One of the TV series called Vennello Aada Pilla aired at Doordarshan, Andhra Pradesh was a commercial success.
He is associated with successful directors like Yandamuri Veerendranath, Veera Shankar, Teja and YVS Chowdary from the past ten years.
He has also worked as associate director for Veera Shankar's film Hello I Love You, Tulasi Kumar's film Harischandra, YVS Chowdary's film Yuvaraju, Teja's film Chitram, Nuvvu Nenu, Family Circus and B. V. Ramana's film Subhavela
Nandi Award for Best Feature Film, Bronze - Santosham - 2002