Shriya (actress) life and biography

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Shriya (actress) biography

Date of birth : 1982-09-11
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Nationality : Indian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-08-16
Credited as : Bollywood actress, model, presenter

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Shriya is an Indian film actress, model and presenter. She has worked in several of the regional industries of Indian cinema, including Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu language films, as well as a few films in English, Malayalam and Kannada languages. Saran made her film debut in 2001 with Ishtam and had her first commercial success with the Telugu film Santhosham (2002). She would subsequently appear in several Telugu films, while making in-roads in the Hindi and Tamil film industries.

In 2007, Saran starred in Sivaji: The Boss, the highest grossing Tamil film at that time. Her following projects include Tamil films such as Kanthaswamy (2009), as well as high-budget Hindi productions like Mission Istanbul (2008), her roles in which have established her as one of the leading actresses in the South Indian film industry. In 2008, Saran played the lead role in the American-Indian co-production The Other End of the Line.

Apart from her work in films, Saran has been the brand ambassador for several stores across India, endorsing beauty and health products. Among other activities, she has taken part in a number of charity organisations, and in 2011 opened a spa employing visually challenged people.

hriya Saran was born in Dehradun to Pushpendra Saran and Neeraja Saran. Her father worked for Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited and her mother was a chemistry teacher in Delhi Public School, Haridwar, from where Saran completed her schooling. Her family lived in the small town BHEL colony in Haridwar when she was growing up. She later studied at Lady Shri Ram College in Delhi and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in literature. Saran is an accomplished Kathak dancer, trained by Shovana Narayan during her youth. She has a brother named Abhiroop who is settled in Mumbai.


2001 : Ishtam
2002 : Santosham
2002 : Chennakeshava
2002 : Nuvve Nuvve
2003 : Tujhe Meri Kasam

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