Full name: Shriya Saran Bhatnagar
Birth date: September 11, 1982
Birth place: Haridwar, India
Occupation: Film Actress, Model
Spouse (s): N/A
Years active: 2001-present
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Shriya Saran is an Indian multilingual actress who especially works in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi cinemas. She well-known film actress and model in the media industry of India. Shriya also acted in some Malayalam, English and Kannada films. She was very much passionate about dancing from early childhood, but she builds up a career in the film industry successfully.
Shriya Saran Early Life:
Shriya Saran was born on September 11, 1982, in Haridwar, India. Her father Pushpendra Saran Bhatnagar who worked in Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited and mother Neeraja Saran Bhatnagar was a Chemistry teacher who worked in Delhi Public School, New Delhi. In which school her mother had taught, she completed schooling from there. Saran’s has an elder brother who lives in Mumbai. She passed childhood in the small town of BHEL colony with family. Later, she enrolled at Lady Shri Ram College in Delhi and completed graduation in literature from the college. Shriya Saran is a talented dancer who was trained by her mother at home, later she took training on Kathak and Rajasthani folk dancing. Shriya Saran also trained up by a trainer Shovana Narayan. She was linked with the various dances from college life.
Shriya Saran Career:
Shriya Saran started her media career with dancing; her dance master gave her an opportunity to perform in a music video. By performing in the music video ‘Thirakti Kyun Hawa’, she comes to the attention of many filmmakers in India. She very much aspired to become a dancer, but she got a chance for leading role in a cinema in 2001. So, Shriya made her debut in the film industry with the movie ‘Ishtam’. The actress got commercial success with the movie ‘Santhosham’ in 2002. She subsequently performed in various movies including English, Hindi and Telugu. In 2007, Shriya Saran acted in a highest grossing Tamil movie ‘Sivaji’. In the same year, she got critical acclamation for the Bollywood movie ‘Awarapan’.
Shriya Saran also acted in an English movie for the first time in 2008. The movie The Other End of the Line was a co-production of American and Indian. In 2010, she acted in the movie Pokkiri Raja; her performance in the film established her in the South Indian film industry as a leading actress. Shriya acted in the British-Canadian movie ‘Midnight’s Children’ directed by Deepa Mehta for this movie she received international acclamation. Then she acted in two commercial successful movies ‘Pavitra’ and ‘Chandra’ in 2013. Shriya Saran was the brand ambassador of Celebrity Cricket League for the first two seasons. Shriya Saran also appeared in some item songs in the Hindi cinema.
Shriya Saran Other Works:
With the popular actor R. Madhavan, Shriya Saran hosted the 50th Filmfare South Award. She frequently participates in various events and stage shows to go up found for voluntary works. The actress works for homeless women and strives rehabilitates them. She is the third celebrity after Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan and first actress who deliver lectures at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad in 2010. The institute launched a program Contemporary Film Industry (CFI) because Indian media industry is the fasted growing sector in the India. She delivered the lecture in the institute for the 2nd year student.
In the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL), she was the brand ambassador; the cricket league mixes the passion of cricket and film in India. Shriya Saran dances with Bollywood king Shah Rukh Khan at the fourth season IPL opening ceremony. In 2008, she was featured in the cover photo of Maxim India.
By a Pond’s Creams advertisement, Shriya started her modeling career. She also performed in various televisions commercial including Coca-Cola and Fair& Lovely. Shriya alongside a Tamil actor Vijay did a commercial advertisement for cold drink company Coca-Cola directed by Rajiv Menon. In her early career, she acted for the advertisement of Fair& Lovely. The beautiful actress was chosen as brand ambassador by the various well-known companies. She was the brand ambassador for well-known brands with Bollywood actor and actress. Shriya Saran was a brand ambassador for a tea company with the actor Saif Ali Khan. She denies soft drinks advertisement because it harms children’s health. Shriya is now the ambassador of Lux and Head & Shoulders. In 2011, Shriya along with actress Bipasha Basu appointed as the promotional model for United Biscuits. She became the brand ambassador with actress Kareena Kapoor for Colgate Active Salt Healthy White toothpaste.
Shriya Saran is very unwilling to talk about her private life, and usually refused any kinds of relationship in romantic nature. Shriya Saran has been linked up with a few Bollywood actors. There is a rumor that she has a relationship with actor Akshaye Khanna and linked up with Rana Daggubati but the actress denies all the accusation.
Shriya Saran is well-known for her charity works; she is a brand ambassador for the Naandi Foundation. The actress works to collect funds for underprivileged children. She is a notable actress who works in different regional film industries in India. The actress didn’t marry yet.
Shriya Saran Height Weight and Body Measurement:
Height: 5 feet 6 inches
Weight: 52 kg
Bra size: 36C
Waist Size: 24 inches
Hip Size: 34 inches
Body measurement: 36-24-34 inches
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Light Brown
Body shape: Hourglass
Shoe size: 8