Shriya Saran is an Indian film actress, model and presenter. She mainly appears in South Indian, Hindi and English movies. She made her acting debut with Telugu film ‘Ishtam’. She gained huge fame with the Bollywood movie Awarapan. Some of her hit Telugu movies include Nuvve Nuvve, Tagore, Arjun, Chatrapathi, Gopala Gopala and many more. She was recently seen in the movie Gautamiputra Satakarni.
Real Name : Shriya Saran Bhatnaga
Nickname : Shriya Saran
Profession : Actress, Model
Date of Birth : 11 September 1982
Age (as in 2017) : 34 Years
Birth Place : Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Zodiac sign : Virgo
Nationality : Indian
Hometown : Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India
School : Delhi Public School, Ranipur, Haridwar
Delhi Public School, Mathura Road, New Delhi
College : Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi
Education Qualifications : Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Literature
Religion : Hindu
Hobbies : Dancing
Physical Stats & More
Height : 5′ 6″
Weight : 55 Kg
Body measurement: 34-26-35
Eye Colour : Brown
Hair Colour : Black
Telugu: Ishtam (2001)
Bollywood: Tujhe Meri Kasam (2003)
Tamil: Enakku 20 Unakku 18 (2003)
Kannada: Arasu (2007)
Hollywood: The Other End of the Line (2008)
Malayalam: Pokkiri Raja (2010)
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status : Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriend: Shriya Saran is romantic at heart and also she feels the concept of open relationships doesn’t work for her. She has been spotted in Mumbai often. So as per the sources, she was reportedly dating Akshay Sahgal. Earlier, they two have called it quits, but once again seems to be patched up.
Salary : 1 crore/film
Net Worth : $10 million
2002 Nuvve Nuvve
2003 Ela Cheppanu
2005 Balu ABCDEFG
2007 Sivaji: The Boss
2008 The Other End of the Line (English)
2012 Life is Beautiful
2015 Gopala Gopala
2017 Gautamiputra Satakarni (Telugu)
2017 Tadka (Hindi)
2017 Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan (Tamil)
Some lesser known facts about Shriya Saran
- Shriya made her first screen appearance in the Renoo Nathan’s debut album Yeh Yaarana by featuring in the song Thirakti Kyun Hawa.
- She then got a breakthrough role in 2001 in the Telugu film Ishtam, wherein she played the lead role of Neha.
- She has worked in different languages such as Hindi, English, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada.
- She is a trained Kathak dancer and has learned the skill from famous Kathak dancer- Shovana Narayan.
- She is a brand ambassador for the Naandi foundation and for the Save A Child’s Heart (SACH) foundation.
- She was also the brand ambassador of Celebrity Cricket League for its first two seasons.
- She won several awards for Best Actress, such as South Scope Style Award (2008), Amrita Mathrubhumi Award (2010), ITFA Best Actress Award for Rowthiram (2011), TV9 TSR National Award (2015), and Santosham Film Awards (2015).
- Additionally, she was also honored by some popular awards viz. T. Subbarami Reddy Lalitha Kala Parishath Award for Contributions to Telugu Cinema in 2010, GR8 Women’s Award in 2014, etc.
- She also gave a lecture to students in 2011 at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras on the history of films.
- In 2011, she opened a spa named Shree Spa in Mumbai that is run by the visually challenged.