Bollywood Actresses

Shriya Saran

Shriya Saran Biography :

Born: 11 September 1982
Age : 36 years
Birthplace : Dehradun
Height: 1.64 m
Spouse: Andrei Koscheev (m. 2018)
Upcoming movie: Tadka

Shriya Saran is more known in the South Indian Film world than any other place. Shriya Saran is a competent model and actor who is often seen doing a number of movies including Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, English and Hindi movies. She was born in Dehradun but brought up in Haridwar. She always aspired to become a dancer and has been learning dance since her childhood. However, she got the chance to do a music album Thirakti Kyun Hawa, which made her popular in the B town, giving her break in Bollywood as well as in the south Indian movies. She comes from a non film background, as her father worked at BHEL in Haridwar, while her mother was chemistry teacher in DPS in Haridwar.

Wiki : Shriya Saran did her schooling from DPS Ranipur, while for her college she went to Delhi wherein she did her BA in literature. She is a competent doctor, who was trained by her mother and then she went to Rajasthani folk dance and got her training in Kathak from Shovana Narayan. As said, she started her career with a music album, which made her recognise in the film world especially in the south Indian film industry. Though she always wanted to become a dancer, however, she had to tread the road of films to establish herself as an actor who can dance as well. Her first movie was a Telugu film called Ishtam, while the first big hit was Santhosham of 2002.

This gave her more movies in the South India, which included all most all the south Indian languages movies. Her movie Sivaji was one of the highest grosser of 2007. Apart from working in the south Indian movies, she got the chance to work in Bollywood films as well, which she started with the one called Awarapan. In the year 2008, she also did her first English movie called The Other End Of The Line, which was an Indo American project by an NRI. In 2012, she was also on the lead cast of Salman Rushdie’s novel based movie called Midnight Children directed by Deepa Mehta, which gave her global acclaim.

Apart from doing a number of South Indian and Main stream movies of B town, she is also involved in charity work. She is the brand ambassador of Naandi Foundation and for SACH as well, which is a group that works for kids affected by natural calamities. She is also involved in a number or NGO’s working in India and abroad among the underprivileged and the poor. Some of her recent work include raising funds for various charitable organizations working for the empowerment of women. Besides, she is also known to deliver lectures in IIM and IIT and happens to be the only female actor to do so after Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan.

Apart from acting, she is also involved in modelling, and has endorsed a number of products and brands. She has been the known model for Pond’s Cream, she also did ads for Coca Cola, Fair and Lovely, Head Shoulders, etc. She is a brand ambassador of a popular store chain called Sarvana Stores, while is also associated with a US based biscuit brand called McVitie for which she is appointed as the promotional star along with Bipasha Basu. She is also the brand ambassador for Colgate along with KMF (Karanata Milk Federation). As far as awards are concerned, she is known to have won a number of national and south Indian awards for her acting and modelling.

 

Shriya Saran Filmography :

 

Year Title Role(s)
2001 Ishtam Neha
2002 Santosham Bhanu
2002 Chennakesava Reddy Preethi
2002 Nuvve Nuvve Anjali
2003 Tujhe Meri Kasam Girija
2003 Neeku Nenu Naaku Nuvvu Sitalakshmi
2003 Tagore Devaki
2003 Ela Cheppanu Priya
2003 Nee Manasu Naaku Telusu Reshma
2003 Enakku 20 Unakku 18 Reshma
2004 Nenunnanu Anu
2004 Thoda Tum Badlo Thoda Hum Rani
2004 Arjun Roopa
2004 Shukriya: Till Death Do Us Apart Sanam K. Jindal
2005 Balu ABCDEFG Anu
2005 Naa Alludu Meghana
2005 Sada Mee Sevalo Suryakantham
2005 Soggadu Herself
2005 Subhash Chandra Bose Svarajyam
2005 Mogudu Pellam O Dongodu Satyabhama
2005 Mazhai Shylaja
2005 Chatrapathi Neelu
2005 Bhageeratha Swathi
2005 Bommalata Swathi
2006 Devadasu
2006 Game
2006 Boss, I Love You Sanjana
2006 Thiruvilaiyaadal Aarambam Priya
2007 Munna
2007 Arasu Ankita
2007 Sivaji Thamizhselvi
2007 Awarapan Aliya
2007 Tulasi
2007 Azhagiya Tamil Magan Abhinaya
2008 Indiralohathil Na Azhagappan
2008 Mission Istaanbul Anjali Sagar
2008 The Other End of the Line Priya Sethi
2009 Ek: The Power of One Preet
2009 Thoranai Indhu
2009 Pistha Indhu
2009 Kanthaswamy Subbulakshmi
2009 Cooking with Stella Tannu
2010 Kutty Geetha
2010 Jaggubhai Monisha Jagannathan
2010 Na Ghar Ke Na Ghaat Ke
2010 Pokkiri Raja Aswathy
2010 Don Seenu Deepti
2010 Puli
2010 Uthamaputhiran Kalpana
2010 Chikku Bukku Anu
2011 Rowthiram Priya
2011 Rajapattai
2012 Casanovva Sameera Zacharia
2012 Gali Gali Mein Chor Hai Nisha
2012 Nuvva Nena Nandini
2012 Life is Beautiful Paro
2012 Midnight’s Children Parvati
2013 Zila Ghaziabad
2013 Pavitra Pavitra
2013 Chandra Ammanmani Chandravathy
2014 Chandra Ammanmani Chandravathy
2014 Manam Rama Lakshmi, Anjali
2015 Gopala Gopala Meenakshi
2015 Drishyam Nandini Salgaonkar
2016 Oopiri Priya
2016 Thozha Priya
2017 Gautamiputra Satakarni Vashishtha Devi
2017 Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan Selvi
2017 Nakshathram Herself
2017 Paisa Vasool Sarika
2018 Gayatri Shaarada
2018 Phamous Lalli
2018 Veera Bhoga Vasantha Rayalu Neelima
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