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.
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.
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.