When asked who is his real-life glassmates, he stated that he is a social drinker and won't touch alchohol except on birthdays or other functions. Also he cleared that glassmates song is not related to his uncle Pawan Kalyan Janasena's party symbol and added that his mother is his glassmate as he drinks tea with her every day. Also, Sai Dharam Tej has reacted on the wedding rumors with Niharika. He stated that there is no truth in those rumors and he was really angry at that time. He stated that they grew up like brother and sister and anyone will get angry if someone asks about marrying his sister.
Talking about the other mega hero, Sai Dharam Tej stated that there is no competition between them as they grew up like own brothers and this applies for his younger brother Vaishnav Tej who is going to mark his debut as a hero very soon.