Shriya Saran is an Indian actress who is known for starring in films such as Shivaji, Manam, Midnight’s Children, Kanthaswamy, amomg others. The beautiful and talented actress is a high-profile celebrity endorser, endorsing beauty and health products. The actress is so generous that she gives a substantial part of her earnings to various charity works and has won several accolades throughout her career.
Shriya Saran Bhatnagar
Birthday / Date of Birth
She was born on September 11, 1982 in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.
Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India
She is currently 35 years old.
Shriya Saran attended Delhi Public School in Ranipur, Haridwar followed by Delhi Public School in Mathura Road, New Delhi.
She majored in Bachelor of Arts (Literature) from Lady Shri Ram College for Women in New Delhi.
Indian / Asian
- Father – Pushpendra Saran Bhatnagar (Worked at Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL))
- Mother – Neeraja Saran Bhatnagar (Chemistry Teacher)
- Siblings – Abhiroop Saran (Older Brother)
Shriya Saran is very reluctant to talk about her private life, however, it was said that she dated Rajib Mallu in the past.
- In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
- In centimeters – 168 cm
- In meters – 1.98 m
- In Kilograms – 54 kg
- In Pounds – 119 lbs
- Measurements – 36-25-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 25 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 34B
She wears a shoe size 7 (US).
She wears a dress size 4 (US).
She made herself known to the outside world with her Telugu debut film Ishtam in 2001. She played the role of Neha in the film, but her first commercially successful film was Santosham (2002).
The following year, she made her Hindu debut with a supporting role in Tujhe Meri Kasam alongside Ritesh Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza. Her first Tamil film happened in 2003 with Enakku 20 Unakku 18, where she was offered a supporting role. Her lead role in Tamil came in 2006 with Thiruvilaiyaadal Aarambam alongside Dhanush.
Shriya has acted in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and English language films.
She is widely recognized for her role Nandini Salgaonkar in the 2015 Hindi film, Drishyam alongside Ajay Devgan, which is the Malayalam remake of the same name.
She first appeared on television as a judge in a Tamil reality dance show Maanada Mayilada alongside Surya Sivakumar. She has also featured in several promotional talk shows.
Shriya Saran has appeared in a number of television commercials including Pond;s Creams, Coco-Cola, and Fair & lovely. She has been the face of popular brands like Pantene, Saravana Stores, Lux, Head & Shoulders, Brooke Bond Taj Mahal Tea, United Biscuits, Colgate Active Salt Healthy White, Karnataka Milk Federation, and Celebrity Cricket League (CCL).
- In 2010, Shriya was awarded T. Subbarami Reddy Lalitha Kala Parishath Awards for her Contributions to Telugu Cinema.
- She was featured on The Times of India’s list of “50 Most Desirable Women” for the consecutive five years from 2010.
- Shriya was named the Most Desirable Woman of South by Hyderabad Times straight for three years staring 2013.
- She was appointed the Brand Ambassador for SIIMA Awards from 2013 to 2015.
Shriya Saran Net worth
Shriya Saran has an estimated net worth of $14 million dollars as of 2017. She charges around Rs 1 crore per film as remuneration, and of course, the stylish and beautiful diva makes big from lucrative endorsement deals and television commercials. Shriya has a lot of endorsement deals under her name.
The budding damsel lives in a luxury house in plush area of Mumbai. Her car collection is quite impressive that includes a lot of luxury cars including a Mercedes S-Class, a Jaguar XFJ but her favorite pick is her black Audi Q7.
Shriya Saran Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Rajinikanth, BalaKrishna, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan
- Favorite Actress – Madhu Bala, Madhuri Dixit
- Favorite Director – Krish, Shankar, S.S Rajamouli
- Favorite Food – Chepati, kurma
- Favorite Color – Black, Red
- Favorite Dress – Saree
- Favorite Book – Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
- Favorite Musician – A.R. Rehaman
- Hobbies – Traveling, Dancing
Social Media Portfolio
The versatile actress, Shriya has created a name for herself in the entertainment industry. In her glittering acting career, she has won the likes of thousands of fans worldwide, particularly famous for swanky sleek glamour onscreen persona. Follow her on:
All set for tonight ! Than you @archamehta for styling me. You are super sonic. Wearing amazingly talented Russian designer @valentinyudashkin @valentinyudashkin_officialpage for @zee awards. I feel like I was born in this outfit. It's stunningly elegant yet sexy ! Love it.@zeeapsaraawards #zeeapsaraawards2017
Shriya Saran Facts
Saran is a trained Kathak and Rajasthani folk dancer. She got her initial training from her mother and later trained by porfessional dancer, Shovana Narayan.
Shriya Saran started modelling during her sophomore year in college, who was then offered a lead role in Ishtam, marking her debut in mainstream cinema.
She has featured on the covers of famous magazines like Maxim India. Her striking beauty fetched her several lucrative endorsement deals, particularly beauty products.
She stopped appearing in any of the soft drinks television commercials or print ads, as she firmly believes it isn’t good for children’s health.
Not only Shriya is well known for her alluring glamours onscreen persona but also acclaimed as a kind-hearted person off the screen. She is a noted philanthropist and known for her charity works.
Shriya is the brand ambassador for the Naandi Foundation and Save A Child’s Heart Foundation. She actively participates in campaigns and donates a lot for the needy, especially for the benefit of poor children.
In 2003, Saran hosted the 50th Filmfare South Award with actor R. Madhavan.
Shriya Saran was a part of Tamil director Mani Ratnam’s stage show, Netru, Indru, Naalai, an event which sought to raise funds for “The Banyan”.
Shriya was the first actress, and the third celebrity after Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan to deliver a lecture to students at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on 12 February 2010
In 2011, she opened a Spa called Shree Spa, which exclusively employs the visually challenged.
Shriya Saran is one of the richest and top paid actresses in the industry.