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Shriya Saran Biography

Birth Place:
Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

Fast Facts

  • Trained by her mother in Kathak and Rajasthani folk dance, and later in Kathak by Shovana Narayan
  • Despite aiming for a career in dance, she was discovered by representatives of Ramoji Films when appearing in a music video by Renoo Nathan
  • Made her acting debut in the Telugu film Ishtam (2001)
  • Nominated for the Filmfare Best Telugu Actress Award for her performance in Chatrapathi (2005)
  • Ranked in the top 20 in the Times of India's 50 Most Desirable Women list for 2013; placed 7th in list
  • Has appeared in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam and English films