Name: Shriya Saran
Born: September 11, 1982
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Marital Status: Unmarried
Awards: Stardust Award for Exciting New Face (2009) ITFA Best Actress Award (2011) for Rowathiram, Amrita Mathrubhumi Best Actress award for Thoranai and Kanthaswamyin 2010 and 2009’s South Scope Style Award for Shivaji: The Boss as Best Tamil Actress.
Biography: The beautiful Saran lady has worked extensively in regional films. Within a brief period, she has created a niche for herself pocketing role opposite the legendary Rajnikaant in Sivaji: The Boss (2007), one of the highest grossing Tamil movies. Debuting with the Telugu film, Ishtam (2001) her first box office success came with Santosham (2002). She continued working in south Indian film industry shifting between Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films. She also worked in quite a few Hindi films; notable ones are Tujhe Meri Kasam (2003), Awaarapan (2007), and Mission Istanbul (2008). Saran worked in the English film, The Other End of the Line (2008) along with Jesse Metcalfe, where her performance was critically applauded. She starred as Tannu in her second English venture, ‘Cooking with Stella’ (2010). An attractive actress, Saran has managed to bag and promote Fair &Lovely, Pond’s cream, Head & Shoulders, Coca Cola, Mc Vitie’s and as Ta Lux advertisements. She has her hands full with numerous upcoming projects from different spheres. She has completed Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children which is due for release later this year. She will appear in a special appearance in Zilla Ghaziabad and also starting off in an untitled Hindi film alongside Jimmy Shergill. Down south, she has Telugu film; Life is Beautiful, Chandra (Tamil, Kannada) and Ravana Brahma (Telugu) lined up for release.
Saran an English literature graduate is involved with many NGOs and works actively on social fronts. She has even opened a Spa employing visually challenged persons.