Shriya Saran Bhatnagar is an Indian actress cum model who rose to fame with her contribution to South Indian Cinema.
Age and Height
Shriya was born on 11 September 1982 is 36 years old (as of 2018). Haridwar is her place of birth, and she is 05 feet and 06 inches tall.
Shriya Saran got married to Andrei Koscheev on 19 March 2018. Andrew Koscheev is a tennis player and an entrepreneur. Before marrying Andrei, Shriya was in a relationship with Rajiv Mallu.
Shriya is the daughter of Pushpendra Saran and Neerja Saran. Her father Pushpendra Saran worked under Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL). She has a brother named Abhiroop Saran. Her mother was a Chemistry teacher.
Shriya Saran was born and brought up in Haridwar (Uttarakhand). She accomplished her schooling from Lady Shri Ram College (New Delhi). In her schooling days itself, Shriya Saran first appeared for a video shoot. Upon the dance teacher’s recommendations, Shriya Saran made her first appearance in the music video Thirakti Kyun Hawa.
Soon, she received the offer for playing a lead role in the movie Ishtam. Nuvve Nuvve was her one of her next four releases. In the year 2002, Shriya Saran starred in her next film named Santosham which went on to become her first ever commercial success.
In the year 2003, Shriya Saran accomplished her first supporting role in the movie Tujhe Meri Kasam. Enakku 20 Unakku 18 was her next film and her Tamil debut. She contributed towards films in three different languages. However, out of first ten films of her career, eight of them were based on Telugu.
In the year 2004, Shriya Saran contributed towards 2 movies each in Hindi and Telugu. In the very next year, Shriya successfully worked for ten new film releases. Sivaji The Boss was her official film released in the year 2007 starring her in the lead role. The year 2007 also saw her making her Bollywood comeback with Awarapan. This movie was her fourth in the row of Hindi films.
From the period 2008, Shriya contributed towards the American Film Industry. The Other End of the Line was her first official release under American Cinema in the year 2008. Later, she contributed towards many other movies across a wide array of film industries. Kanthaswamy released in the year 2009 was one of her most successful films. It was in the year 2010 that Shriya stepped in with her Malayalam debut entitled as Pokkiri Raja. After 2005, 2010 proved to be a year of full of a hectic schedule for her.
Zila Ghaziabad (2013), Manam (2014), Gopala Gopala (2015), Oopiri (2016) were her next official releases. Shriya Saran stepped in the domains of modelling career with her first commercial advertisement of Pond’s Cream. Later, Fair & Lovely, Pantene Shampoo, Saravana Stores, Head & Shoulders, and McVitie’s were also among her signed commercials.
Shriya Saran also marks her presence in the field of sports. She is the official brand ambassador for Celebrity Cricket League. In the year 2010, she paired up with Shah Rukh Khan for a dance in the opening ceremony of the (IPL) Indian Premier League.
In the year 2008, Shriya rose to the controversial world when a Hindu organization filed an FIR against her. Their allegations criticized her costumes to be offending Hindu culture.
Shriya Saran likes to read a lot, and William Dalrymple turns out to be her all-time favourite writer. She loves to wear either black or red colour. Chapati and curry satiate her taste buds to its fullest. She prefers to wear saree occasionally. Shah Rukh Khan, Madhubala, Amitabh Bachchan, and Madhuri Dixit are some of her favourite faces from the Bollywood Film Industry.
Out of many awards or recognitions falling under Shriya’s name. The major ones being Best Tamil Actress – South Scope Style Award, Stardust Exciting New Face Award, Best Actress – Amritha Mathrubhumi Award, Best Supporting Actress – SIIMA Awards and Best Actress – TV9 TSR National Award for the year 2015.
Shriya is a trained Kathak dancer and has acquired her dance training under Shovana Narayan. In the year 2003, Shriya Saran represented as the host at 50th Filmfare South Awards. In the year 2011, Shriya Saran opened a spa centre in the metropolitan city of Mumbai.
|Real Name||Shriya Saran|
|Famous Role||Tamizhselvi In Sivaji; The Boss|
|Height (In Cm)||168|
|Date of Birth||1982-9-11|
|Home Town||Not known|
|Birth Place||Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India|
|Sun Sign||Not known|
|College||Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi|
|Education Qualification||Bachelor Of Arts (B.A) in Literature|