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Shriya Saran Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth & More

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Shriya Saran is an Indian actress and model who is famous for her work in appearance in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu films.

  • Received GR8 Women’s Award in 2014
  • Listed in TOI’s list of “50 Most Desirable Women”
    • 13th in 2010
    • 15th in 2011
    • 18th in 2012
    • 7th in 2013
    • 5th in 2014
    • 6th in 2015
    • 48th in 2017
  • Listed in Hyderabad Times list of “Most Desirable Woman in South”
    • 3rd in 2013
    • 2nd in 2014
    • 2nd in 2015
    • 20th in 2017
  • Received T. Subbarami Reddy Lalitha Kala Parishath Awards in 2010


Real NameShriya Saran Bhatnagar
OccupationActress and Model
BirthplaceDehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Age40 Years
Date of Birth11 September 1982

Family and Education

Her father worked as a civil engineer at BHEL, Haridwar and her mother was a chemistry teacher in DPS, Haridwar.

She completed her school education at Delhi Public Schools of Haridwar and New Delhi respectively and has done B.A. in literature from Lady Shriram College, Delhi.

Family MemberName
FatherPushpendra Saran Bhatnagar
MotherNeerajana Saran Bhatnagar
BrotherAbhiroop Saran

Shriya is a trained and renowned classical dancer who was initially trained by her mother in Kathak and Rajasthani folk dance. Later she got the opportunity to get trained by “Shovana Narayan” in Kathak dance.

Height and Weight

Weight54 Kg
Height164 cm, 1.64 m
Height (feet)5 feet 5 inches
Zodiac SignVirgo
Figure Measurement34-25-35
Eye colorBrown
Hair colorBlack
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandAndrei Koscheev


Her career started with a video shoot of  Renoo Nathan’s “Thirakti Kyun Hawa” in 2001. But she made her debut in the film industry with the Telugu film “Ishtam” in 2001.

Her first commercially successful movie was “Santosham” released in 2002.

She made her Bollywood debut with the film “Tujhe Meri Kasam” in 2003.

In 2007, she has done item numbers in many films as her career was not going well.

Later in 2009, her film “Kanthaswamy” was released which was a huge success for her. Due to this, she got 8 films to be released in the year 2010.

Social Media Instagram

She is active on Instagram with a fan following of more than 2.7 million.

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Shriya Saran reportedly got married to her Russian husband “Andrei Koscheev” on 12 March 2018 in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India as per Hindu rituals. They both met each other in the Maldives during their vacations.

Andrei Koscheev is an established tennis player and played at the national level. Apart from that, he is an established entrepreneur who runs a chain of restaurants and has also won the Best Young Entrepreneur Award in 2015.


HobbiesShopping, Traveling
ActorRajnikanth, Shah Rukh Khan
ActressMadhuri Dixit, Madhubala
ColorBlack, White
FoodThai Cuisine
CarsAudi 7


She has been nominated for 12 awards in various categories and has won 9 of them

Year of ReleaseFilm NameAward NameAward Category
2008Sivaji: The BossSouth Scope Style AwardBest Tamil Actress
2009Mission IstanbulStardust Exciting New Face AwardStardust Exciting New Face Award
2010Kanthaswamy ThoranaiAmrita Mathrubhumi AwardBest Actress
2011RowthiramITFA Best Actress Award for RowthiramITFA Best Actress
2015ManamTV9 TSR National Award for the year 2014Best Actress
2015ManamSIIMA AwardBest Supporting Actress
2015ManamSantosham Film AwardsBest Actress
2016Gopala GopalaTV9 TSR National Award for the year 2015Best Actress
2017Gautamiputra SatakarniSantosham Film AwardsBest Actress

Films Appearance

Shriya has been featured in many films from the year 2001 released in different languages such as Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu respectively.

Year of ReleaseMovie Name
2001Ishtam (Telugu Debut)
2002Chennakesava Reddy
2002Nuvve Nuvve
2003Tujhe Meri Kasam (Hindi Debut)
2003Neeku Nenu Naaku Nuvvu
2003Ela Cheppanu
2003Enakku 20 Unakku 18 (Tamil Debut)
2003Nee Manasu Naaku Telusu
2004Thoda Tum Badlo Thoda Hum
2004Shukriya: Till Death Do Us Apart
2005Naa Alludu
2005Sada Mee Sevalo
2005Soggadu (Special Appearance)
2005Subash Chandra Bose
2005Mogudu Pellam O Dongodu
2005Bommalata (Cameo role)
2006Devadasu (Special Appearance)
2006Game (Special Appearance)
2006Boss (Special Appearance)
2006Thiruvilaiyaadal Aarambam
2007Munna (Special Appearance)
2007Arasu (Kannada Debut) (Cameo role)
2007Tulasi (Special Appearance)
2007Azhagiya Tamil Magan
2008Indiralohathil Na Azhagappan (Special Appearance)
2008Mission Istaanbul
2008The Other End of the Line (Hollywood Debut)
2009Ek: The Power of One
2009Cooking with Stella
2010Na Ghar Ke Na Ghaat Ke (Special Appearance)
2010Pokkiri Raja (Malayalam Debut)
2010Don Seenu
2010Puli (Special Appearance)
2010Chikku Bukku
2011Rajapattai (Special Appearance)
2012Gali Gali Chor Hai
2012Nuvva Nena
2012Life is Beautiful
2012Midnight’s Children
2013Zila Ghaziabad (Special Appearance)
2013Bull BulBul Bandook
2015Gopala Gopala
2016Oopiri (Cameo role)
2016Thozha (Cameo role)
2017Gautamiputra Satakarni
2017Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan
2017Nakshathram (Special Appearance)
2017Paisa Vasool
2018Veera Bhoga Vasantha Rayalu
2019N.T.R: Kathanayakudu (Special Appearance)
2020Sab Kushal Mangal (Special Appearance)

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In Music Videos

Shriya has been appeared in 3 Hindi music videos

Year of ReleaseSong Name (YouTube Link)
2001Thirakti Kyun Hawa
2018Rang De Chunariya
2020Bhari Bhari Song

Brand Ambassador

She is currently endorsing few brands also. Following is the list of them :

  • KMF (Karnataka Milk Federation)
  • HUL Lux
  • McVitie’s
  • CCL (Celebrity Cricket League)
  • VRK silks
  • SIIMA Awards in 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • Pantene
  • Fair & Lovely
  • IDEA
  • Head & Shoulders
  • Coca-Cola
  • Samsung Galaxy J6
  • Taj Mahal Tea
  • Colgate Active Salt Healthy White

On Magazine Covers

She is also featured on the cover page of many leading magazines :

  • JFW
  • Maxim
  • Femina
  • Galatta
  • South Scope
  • Perfect Woman
  • Wedding Affair
  • Cine Fashion
  • WE
  • WOW!
  • Jade
  • Provoke

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  • Brand ambassador of Nandi Foundation which helps poor children and people.
  • Brand ambassador of Save A Child’s Heart Foundation (SACH).
  • Opened a spa (Shree Spa) in Mumbai in 2011 which employs visually challenged people.
  • Associated with Blue Cross of India and animal welfare societies.
  • Associated with an NGO, World Vision, that helps deprived children in finding their parents.

Some Other Facts

  • Performed with Shahrukh Khan at IPL 4 opening ceremony.
  • She did a photo shoot for CCL calendar in 2012.
  • Hosted Filmfare awards with R. Madhavan in 2003.
  • Featured in JFW 2019 calendar, styled by Chaitanya Rao.
  • Co-operated in raising funds for Chennai-based NGO “The Banyan”.
  • Delivered lecture at IIM-Ahmedabad in 2010.
  • Gave a lecture about films and related things at IIT-Madras in 2011.