Trisha Biography

Trisha Biography Adorable Actress, Trisha astounds the Tamil and Telugu film industries since a decade. She is a charming heroine, model who also works for animal rights. In her acting and modelling career she has attracted huge fan following.

Trisha Krishnan was born in the family of Krishnan Iyer and Uma Krishnan, in Chennai. She did her education in Church Park and Ethiraj College in Chennai.

During school days, she took part in several cultural activities, sports and was in the school band. In her college days, she took part in modelling and various beauty contests.

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Trisha won the title of Miss Madras in 1999, Miss Salem in 1999 and Miss India Miss Beautiful Smile in 2001. During her modelling career, she participated in many TV advertisements including Fair and Lovely and Josco Jeweller.

Trisha made debut in Tamil film Jodi (1999) in a supporting role. Her first film was Ameer’s Mounam Pesiyadhe opposite to Surya Sivakumar (2002). She was honoured with Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for her lead role in this film.

Trisha Filmography Manasellam was her second film in which she acted as a cancer patient but this film did not do well.  Trisha was acclaimed by audiences for superb acting in the successful Tamil films like, Enakku 20 Unakku 18 (2003) Saamy (2003) and Ghilli (2004), Varsham (2004) in Telugu fetched her first South Filmfare Best Actress Award.

Trisha entered Bollywood with the film Khatta Meeta. She was also seen in Falguni Pathak's music video "Meri Chunar Udd Udd Jaye". In 2011, Trisha was honoured with the 2010 NDTV Indian of the Year award under the Southern Star of the Year category.

Trisha is a brand ambassador for many products. She is the brand ambassador of Fanta India, substituting Rani Mukherjee. She is also the brand ambassador of Scooty Pep+ replacing PreityZinta. In 2011, she replaced Asin in Fairever fairness cream commercial.

Currently she is the brand ambassador for Vivel Di Wills, an ITC Limited product. Trisha is also an animal right activist. She worked with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to domesticate stray dogs in 2010.

She became a Goodwill Ambassador for PETA’s "Angel for Animals" campaign to motivate people to adopt stray dogs. Little is known that Trisha initially wanted to be a criminal psychologist and was hesitant to take up acting and modelling.



Trisha Latest News

Tamil film industry mourns J. Jayalalithaa's death

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   7:32 am
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) The Tamil filmdom paid rich tributes to veteran movie star turned politician J. Jayalalithaa, who passed away here on Monday at the age of 68, with superstar Rajinikanth describing her as a brave daughter. View More..

'Dear Dad' more challenging than 'Thani Oruvan': Arvind Swami

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   11:54 am
Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) Actor Arvind Swami says that he found acting in "Dear Dad" more challenging than playing a suave and conniving antagonist in last year's Tamil action-thriller "Thani Oruvan". View More..

Assam stun Tamil Nadu at national TT meet

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   7:44 pm
Siliguri, Dec 2 (IANS) Assam stunned Tamil Nadu with a 3-1 victory to enter the quarter-finals of the sub-junior boys team event in the 78th cadet and sub-junior national Table Tennis Championships at the SMC Indoor Stadium on Friday. View More..

US woman arrested for keeping exotic animals

    Updated On : Nov 15,2016   12:52 pm
New York, Nov 15 (IANS) An American woman has been arrested for keeping three tigers, a skunk, a cougar, a fox and several monkeys at home. View More..

'Sathuranga Vettai 2' starts rolling

    Updated On : Nov 14,2016   1:36 pm
Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) The principal shooting of Arvind Swamy-Trisha Krishnan starrer Tamil thriller "Sathuranga Vettai 2" commenced here on Monday, the makers announced. View More..

Missed Santhanam while working on 'Kadavul Irukana': Rajesh

    Updated On : Nov 14,2016   11:46 am
Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) Director Rajesh M, who has worked with actor-comedian Santhanam in five of his back-to-back films, says he missed collaborating with him in forthcoming Tamil comedy "Kadavul Irukan Kumaru". View More..

Four golfers in joint lead after Round 1 of Hero women Tour

    Updated On : Oct 05,2016   5:58 pm
Gurgaon, Oct 5 (IANS) Golfers Vani Kapoor, Neha Tripathi, Amandeep Drall and Gaurika Bishnoi carded identical scores of two over 74 to share the lead on the opening day of the 15th Leg of the Hero womens Professional Tour at the DLF Golf and Country Club here on Wednesday. View More..

Simran excited about cameo in 'Koditta Idangalai Nirappuga'

    Updated On : Oct 02,2016   11:48 am
Chennai, Oct 2 (IANS) Actress Simran, who has been roped in to play a cameo in the upcoming Parthepan's Tamil directorial "Koditta Idangalai Nirappuga", says she is excited about the opportunity to be part of the project. View More..

Swimmer Prakash sets national record in 200m Butterfly event

    Updated On : Sep 25,2016   8:52 pm
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Olympian Sajan Prakash of Railways set a new national record to win gold in the 200m Butterfly senior men's category on the second day of 70th Glenmark Senior National Aquatic Championship here on Sunday. View More..

Richa Chadha keen to play Draupadi on screen

    Updated On : Sep 25,2016   5:06 pm
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha wants to explore the mythological space on the big screen, and yearns to portray the role of Draupadi from the epic Mahabharata. View More..

Two Indians, one Indian-American among 17 UN Young Leaders for SDGs

    Updated On : Sep 20,2016   11:32 am
New York, Sep 20 (IANS) Two Indians and one Indian-American are among the 17 people appointed as the inaugural class of UN Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals. View More..

Valid reasons for not promoting 'Nayaki': Trisha Krishnan

    Updated On : Sep 16,2016   11:54 am
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Trisha Krishnan, whose Tamil retro horror-comedy "Nayaki" released on Friday, says there are valid reasons why she hasn't been talking about her film or promoting it. View More..

Trisha's nod for 'Nayaki' in five minutes: director

    Updated On : Sep 13,2016   1:18 pm
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) It took southern actress Trisha Krishnan just five minutes to agree to be part of forthcoming Tamil horror-comedy "Nayaki" after being impressed with the film's narration by its director Govi. View More..

Memoirs of a boxer, business tips, zoom your career upwards (IANS Books This Weekend)

    Updated On : Sep 09,2016   3:38 pm
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Read the memoir of boxer Laishram Sarita Devi; delve into the remarkable journeys of start-ups like Flipkart, Snapdeal and Paytm; find the right job that will drive your career to the top; follow the interesting experiences that the Mahabharata's female characters have to live through when they arrive in New Delhi. There's assorted fare on the IANS bookshelf this week. Read on. View More..

Tagore songs on lips, Mamata gives Bengal touch at Mother's canonisation

    Updated On : Sep 04,2016   11:18 pm
Vatican City, Sep 4 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sang popular Bengali devotional songs and walked with members of her delegation from Rome to St Peter's Basilica where Mother Teresa on Sunday was conferred sainthood. View More..

Tagore songs on lips, Mamata gives Bengal touch at Mother's canonisation

    Updated On : Sep 04,2016   9:54 pm
Vatican City, Sep 4 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sang popular Bengali devotional songs and walked with members of her delegation to St Peter's Basilica where Mother Teresa on Sunday was conferred sainthood. View More..

Veteran actress Jyothi Lakshmi passes away

    Updated On : Aug 09,2016   11:58 am
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Popular southern actress Jyothi Lakshmi passed away here on Tuesday at age 63. According to industry sources, she died away undergoing treatment for blood cancer. View More..

Golfer Sharmila clinches maiden title of the season

    Updated On : Aug 05,2016   7:46 pm
Hyderabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Ending her title drought this season, Bengaluru's Sharmila Nicollet held her nerves against Kolkata's Neha Tripathi to clinch the 12th leg of the Hero women Professional Tour at the Hyderabad golf club here on Friday. View More..

Golfer Amandeep leads after first round of Hero women's Tour

    Updated On : Aug 03,2016   7:54 pm
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Continuing her brilliant form, golfer Amandeep Drall grabbed the lead with a score of six over 77 after the first round of the 12th leg of the Hero women's professional tour here on Wednesday. View More..

Golfer Amandeep bags 11th leg of Hero women Tour

    Updated On : Jul 29,2016   5:22 pm
Bengaluru, July 29 (IANS) Overnight leader Amandeep Drall bagged the 11th Leg of the Hero women's Professional golf Tour on Friday after the third and final day's play was cancelled due to incessant rains at the Prestige Golfshire here. View More..