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 Name||Shriya Saran Bhatnagar|
|Occupation||Actress and Model|
|Birthplace||Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India|
|Date of Birth||11 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.
|Father||Pushpendra Saran Bhatnagar|
|Mother||Neerajana Saran Bhatnagar|
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
|Height||164 cm, 1.64 m|
|Height (feet)||5 feet 5 inches|
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.
|Actor||Rajnikanth, Shah Rukh Khan|
|Actress||Madhuri Dixit, Madhubala|
She has been nominated for 12 awards in various categories and has won 9 of them
|Year of Release||Film Name||Award Name||Award Category|
|2008||Sivaji: The Boss||South Scope Style Award||Best Tamil Actress|
|2009||Mission Istanbul||Stardust Exciting New Face Award||Stardust Exciting New Face Award|
|2010||Kanthaswamy Thoranai||Amrita Mathrubhumi Award||Best Actress|
|2011||Rowthiram||ITFA Best Actress Award for Rowthiram||ITFA Best Actress|
|2015||Manam||TV9 TSR National Award for the year 2014||Best Actress|
|2015||Manam||SIIMA Award||Best Supporting Actress|
|2015||Manam||Santosham Film Awards||Best Actress|
|2016||Gopala Gopala||TV9 TSR National Award for the year 2015||Best Actress|
|2017||Gautamiputra Satakarni||Santosham Film Awards||Best Actress|
Shriya has been featured in many films from the year 2001 released in different languages such as Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu respectively.
|Year of Release||Movie Name|
|2001||Ishtam (Telugu Debut)|
|2003||Tujhe Meri Kasam (Hindi Debut)|
|2003||Neeku Nenu Naaku Nuvvu|
|2003||Enakku 20 Unakku 18 (Tamil Debut)|
|2003||Nee Manasu Naaku Telusu|
|2004||Thoda Tum Badlo Thoda Hum|
|2004||Shukriya: Till Death Do Us Apart|
|2005||Sada Mee Sevalo|
|2005||Soggadu (Special Appearance)|
|2005||Subash Chandra Bose|
|2005||Mogudu Pellam O Dongodu|
|2005||Bommalata (Cameo role)|
|2006||Devadasu (Special Appearance)|
|2006||Game (Special Appearance)|
|2006||Boss (Special Appearance)|
|2007||Munna (Special Appearance)|
|2007||Arasu (Kannada Debut) (Cameo role)|
|2007||Tulasi (Special Appearance)|
|2007||Azhagiya Tamil Magan|
|2008||Indiralohathil Na Azhagappan (Special Appearance)|
|2008||The Other End of the Line (Hollywood Debut)|
|2009||Ek: The Power of One|
|2009||Cooking with Stella|
|2010||Na Ghar Ke Na Ghaat Ke (Special Appearance)|
|2010||Pokkiri Raja (Malayalam Debut)|
|2010||Puli (Special Appearance)|
|2011||Rajapattai (Special Appearance)|
|2012||Gali Gali Chor Hai|
|2012||Life is Beautiful|
|2013||Zila Ghaziabad (Special Appearance)|
|2013||Bull BulBul Bandook|
|2016||Oopiri (Cameo role)|
|2016||Thozha (Cameo role)|
|2017||Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan|
|2017||Nakshathram (Special Appearance)|
|2018||Veera Bhoga Vasantha Rayalu|
|2019||N.T.R: Kathanayakudu (Special Appearance)|
|2020||Sab Kushal Mangal (Special Appearance)|
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In Music Videos
Shriya has been appeared in 3 Hindi music videos
|Year of Release||Song Name (YouTube Link)|
|2001||Thirakti Kyun Hawa|
|2018||Rang De Chunariya|
|2020||Bhari Bhari Song|
She is currently endorsing few brands also. Following is the list of them :
- KMF (Karnataka Milk Federation)
- HUL Lux
- CCL (Celebrity Cricket League)
- VRK silks
- SIIMA Awards in 2013, 2014 and 2015
- Fair & Lovely
- Head & Shoulders
- 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 :
- South Scope
- Perfect Woman
- Wedding Affair
- Cine Fashion
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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.