Shriya Saran Biography

Shriya Saran BiographyShriya Saran is multitalented heroine who has acted in Hindi, English and Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam films.

Shriya acted mainly in lead roles in high-budget south Indian films with genre of romantic comedies, drama science fiction and action thrillers.

Shriya was born on 11 September 1982 in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. Her mother is a teacher, and Shriya completed her early education at Haridwar where her mother was teacher.  

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She completed Bachelor of Arts in Literature from the Lady Shri Ram College New Delhi.

Shriya started her acting career during her college in Delhi. She is fond of dancing and appeared in a music video called Thirakti Kyun Hawa’’.  This music video was highly admired by the audience in India and abroad.

She made her first appearance in Bollywood at 19 in the film Ishtam. But in Bollywood, Shriya could not find a foothold and moved to the south Indian film industry.

Shriya Saran Filmography She appeared in 2002, Telegu romantic film Santhosham, which was a blockbuster film.  Her other famous films Tagore (2003) and Sivaji: The Boss (2007). She played nice role in this movie which was much appreciated.

Shriya won various awards for her excellent performance in the films that include 2008- South Scope Style Award -Best Tamil Actress for Sivaji The Boss, 2009 – Stardust Exciting New Face Award for Mission Istaanbul, 2010 – Amrita Mathrubhumi Award for Best Actress for Kanthaswamy and Thoranai, 2011 – ITFA Best Actress Award for Rowthiram.

Besides acting, Shriya is a well established model. She has appeared in numerous advertisements for premium brands, like Pond’s Creams. Saran is also the brand ambassador of several companies in India.

Shriya is involved in act of charity towards the visually impaired. The artist visits to blind school in Delhi and contribute for them. Shriya’s ‘Shree Spa’ a spa is managed by the visually impaired.

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    Updated On : May 31,2018   5:02 pm
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Mohan Babu ferocious as villain in 'Gayatri': Vishnu Manchu

    Updated On : Dec 24,2017   7:24 pm
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Second film as important as your first, says Aathmika

    Updated On : Aug 31,2017   11:54 am
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) Actress Aathmika has signed her second Tamil film "Naragasooran". Basking in the success of her maiden Tamil outing "Meesaya Murukku", she says the second film is as important as ones first. View More..

Balakrishna performs car stunt in 'Paisa Vasool'

    Updated On : Aug 06,2017   2:34 pm
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Made 'AAA' as a fan of Simbu: Adhik

    Updated On : Jun 21,2017   4:54 pm
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Director Adhik Ravichandran says he made forthcoming Tamil action-drama "Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan" aka "AAA" as a fan of its lead star Simbu and his efforts paid off. View More..

Kyra Dutt lands item number in Balakrishna's next

    Updated On : Jun 02,2017   1:06 pm
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) Actress Kyra Dutt, known for her work in films like "Calendar Girls" and "Race Gurram", has landed a special song in Nandamuri Balakrishna-starrer upcoming yet-untitled project. View More..

Sundeep Kishan replaces Naga Chaitanya in 'Naragasooran'

    Updated On : Jun 01,2017   12:22 pm
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Actor Sundeep Kishan, basking in the success of "Maanagaram", has replaced actor Naga Chaitanya, who chose to opt out of the upcoming Tamil thriller "Naragasooran" citing date issues. View More..

Play more than an extended cameo in 'AAA': G.V. Prakash

    Updated On : May 14,2017   12:36 pm
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Actor-composer G.V. Prakash Kumar says he plays more than an extended cameo in Simbu-starrer upcoming Tamil action-drama "Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan" aka "AAA". View More..

Terence Lewis, Shriya Saran to conduct workshop with STOMP

    Updated On : Dec 10,2016   6:12 pm
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shriya Saran and choreographer Terence Lewis will conduct a special workshop for dance enthusiasts in collaboration with the iconic British dance theatre group STOMP. View More..

Tamannaah teams up with Simbu in 'AAA'

    Updated On : Sep 06,2016   1:03 pm
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) Tamannaah Bhatia is the latest addition to the cast of Simbu-starrer Tamil romantic action-drama "Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan" aka "AAA", which also stars Shriya Saran as one of the leading ladies. View More..

Shabana appeals for raising voice against gender disparity

    Updated On : Aug 13,2016   6:36 pm
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Six short films featuring Bollywood actresses including Shabana Azmi, Priyanka Chopra and Kangana Ranaut and talking about various issues affecting women will be screened at Inox properties across the country. View More..

Nara Rohith not part of 'Gauthamiputra Satakarni'

    Updated On : Jun 23,2016   12:48 pm
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Contrary to some reports, actor Nara Rohith is not part of Nandamuri Balakrishna-starrer Telugu period historical drama "Gauthamiputra Satakarni". View More..

Taapsee Pannu 'scared' of 'overdose' of herself this year

    Updated On : Jun 15,2016   5:58 am
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu says that her 'break' in the Hindi film industry was not intentional and starting with the single "Tum Ho Toh Lagta Hai", she'll be seen in back-to-back projects getting her "scared" of being overexposed. View More..

Shriya Saran teams up with Balakrishna in 'Gauthamiputra Satakarni'

    Updated On : Jun 10,2016   11:02 am
Chennai, June 10 (IANS) Actress Shriya Saran has been finalised as the leading lady of Nandamuri Balakrishna starrer Telugu historical drama "Gauthamiputra Satakarni", the actor's 100th film. View More..

AIFW 2016: Menswear to shine, with wellness in focus (Curtain Raiser)

    Updated On : Mar 15,2016   3:28 pm
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Fashionistas, get ready for a dose of the new trends for the autumn-winter of 2016 at the Amazon India Fashion Week that gets underway here on Wednesday. With a 101 designers showcasing on the ramp and racks, the forthcoming edition will not only have dedicated menswear shows, but will also focus on pushing the idea of being 'fashionably fit'. View More..

Shriya Saran to walk for brand Anaikka at AIFW 2016

    Updated On : Mar 09,2016   1:04 pm
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Actress Shriya Saran will walk for the brand Anaikka, headed by designer Kanika Saluja, at the Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn-Winter 2016, starting here from March 16. View More..

Samsung's market share of smartphones goes up to 46 percent

    Updated On : Feb 15,2016   5:46 pm
Hyderabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Leading mobile phone maker Samsung's market share in the smartphones segment in India went up from 35.1 percent to 45.9 percent during 2015, a company official said on Monday. View More..

45 percent Indian cinema revenue comes from south: Pookutty

    Updated On : Jan 24,2016   5:14 pm
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty on Sunday said that 45 percent of the total revenue of Indian cinema comes from the southern filmdom. View More..

Popular southern film stars flag off IIFA Utsavam

    Updated On : Jan 24,2016   4:44 pm
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Southern stars Shivrajkumar, Shriya Saran and Devi Sri Prasad, among others, flagged off the first edition of IIFA Utsavam here on Sunday. View More..

'Drishyam' mints Rs.30.03 crore in opening weekend

    Updated On : Aug 03,2015   4:26 pm
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Filmmaker Nishikant Kamat's thriller drama film "Drishyam", starring Ajay Devgn, Tabu and Shriya Saran in pivotal roles, managed an opening weekend collection of Rs 30.03 crore. View More..