GOLLAPUDI RESHEPU was born in Tenali, a culturally vibrant town in Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh. He studied M.Sc. (Technology) in Applied Geology, in Andhra University.
His other qualifications are,
1. Bachelor of Theology.
2. Post Graduate Diploma in Communication and Journalism.
3. ARPS, Associate of Royal Photographic Society, London, for his Photo Documentary on Indian Post Box, in Visual Journalism category.
4. FFIP, Fellow of Federation of Indian Photography, for his outstanding works in the field of Photography.
5. Presently pursuing Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from University of Jerusalem. He started writing Telugu poetry and short stories, from a very young age. Many of his stories and poems were published in various Telugu magazines. Two of his stories won awards also. He maintained a column, in a Telugu weekly regularly, for two years, which has become very popular and was also followed by many readers.
He is a good music composer also. He wrote the lyrics and composed music for three of his own audio albums.