Shriya Saran's one of the reigning queens of South Indian cinema, her face transforming from innocence to glamorous with remarkable ease. Language is no barrier to this actress as she continues to take on roles in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and English films.
Shriya was born in Dehradun on the 11th of September 1982. Her mother is Neeraja, a school teacher and her father is Pushpendra Saran, working with Bharat Heavy Metal Works. She has an older brother Abhiroop.
Shriya grew up in Ranipur. She studied at the Delhi Public School and acquired a B.A in Literature from Lady Sri Ram College. She is also a Kathak dancer and trained under Shobha Narayan.
She started out as a model, appearing in several commercials like Brookbond, Red Label, Lux and Head & Shoulders. She was also a part of music videos like Tirakthi Kyun Hawa by Reenu Nathan which was shot in Banaras.