Shriya Saran – Biography, Career, Awards and Net Worth
Shriya Saran is a classic Indian beauty. She is an actress and model who appears in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil movies. She oozes an irresistible sex appeal, good acting skills and gracious dance moves. In addition, she is a keen philanthropist and fund raiser for many social events.
Born on September 11, 1982, Shriya worked in hit movies such as ‘Santosham’, ‘Sivaji’, ‘Tagore’ and ‘Drishyam’. She achieved stardom after appearing in ‘Sivaji’ with Rajinikanth. Her another memorable performance was in ‘Drishyam’ starring alongside Ajay Devgn and Tabu.
Shriya Saran : Early Life and Personal Details
Shriya was born in Haridwar, Uttarakhand to a decent middle-class family. Her father, Pushpendra Saran is a retired professional and her mother, Neerja Saran is a chemistry teacher. Her brother, Abhiroop Saran works in FCB Ulka Advertising Ltd.
After completing her schooling from Delhi Public School, New Delhi, Shriya enrolled in the Lady Shri Ram College. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Literature honors. She is an accomplished dancer in various dance forms such Kathak and Rajasthani Folk. During her college days, she performed many stage shows with her dance teams.
The natural Indian beauty is 5 feet 6 inches tall with a charming personality. Long black hair and dazzling brown eyes make her even more pleasing. Her curvaceous physique weighs 54 kg with a measurement of 34-25-35. She is Virgo by horoscope and Hindu by religion. Besides acting, her hobbies are dancing and travelling.
When it comes to her personal life, she prefers to keep it personal and secret. Generally, she denies her linkup and affair with anyone and labels it as only a gossip. At the age of 34 years, Shriya is still unmarried.
Shriya Saran : Career
Shriya came to the attention of many filmmakers after appearing in Renoo Nathan’s music video ‘Thirakti Kyun Hawa’. She made her movie debut with the 2001 Telugu movie ‘Ishtam’. The following year, she worked in the blockbuster ‘Santosham’ with Nagarjuna and Gracy Singh.
In 2007, Shriya starred in ‘Sivaji’ with superstar Rajinikanth. The movie was a blockbuster and establish Shriya as an A-list actress in the South India. Next, she appeared in Hindi movie ‘Awarapan’ with Emraan Hashmi, which brought more name and fame for her. Meanwhile, she worked in English movie ‘The Other End of the Line’.
Shriya continued her journey with successful movies such as ‘Kanthaswamy’ and ‘Pokkiri Raja’, which established her as one of the leading actresses in the South Indian film industries. She received more success and credit with ‘Pavitra’, ‘Chandra’ and ‘Manam’. Her role as Nandini Salgaonkar in ‘Drishyam’ was well received by the film critics and achieved iconic status among moviegoers.
Shriya Saran : Awards
In her glittering career, Shriya received much appreciation and love from movie critics and audiences. She won Stardust, Vijay, ITFA and SIIMA Award and other various accolades.
Shriya Saran : Net Worth and Lifestyle
Shriya has an estimated net worth of $14 million. She is one of the top earning actress of the South Indian film industry, who charges around Rs 1 crore per cinema. Additionally, she has endorsed brands such as Fair and Lovely, Head and Shoulders, Ponds and Coca Cola.
She resides in a luxurious house in a posh area of Mumbai. She owns many luxury cars in her garage and her personal favorite is Audi Q7. Despite being a superstar she prefers to live a simple life. Chapati and Curry are her fave dishes and she likes to style herself in Saree.
Shriya firmly believes in philanthropy and social service. In 2011, she formed a spa named ‘Shree Spa’ in Mumbai that is run by visually challenged. At present, she is a brand ambassador for Naandi foundation and Save A Child Hear foundation.