Shraddha Das

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Shraddha Das
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Shraddha Das at Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji music launch
Born (1987-03-04) March 4, 1987 (age 27)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Actress
Years active 2008–present

Shraddha Das (born March 4, 1987) is an Indian film actress who has mainly appeared in Telugu films.

Early life[edit]

Shraddha Das was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra to Bengali parents.[1] Her father is a businessman, who hails from Purulia, her mother is a housewife. She was brought up in Mumbai, where she completed her studies. Shraddha graduated from University of Mumbai at SIES College of Commerce and Economics with a Bachelor of Mass Media degree in journalism.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Shraddha Das made her acting debut in 2008 with the Telugu film Sidhu from Srikakulam. She thereafter starred in a number of Telugu films, including Target, 18, 20 Love Story, Diary and Adhineta, which all proved to be critically and commercially unsuccessful. She played the other female lead in the remake of Maro Charitra produced by Dil Raju, opposite Varun Sandesh. Due to her appearances in the sequels of Arya (Arya 2), Mantra (Diary) and Chandramukhi (Nagavalli), Shraddha Das acquired the nickname "sequel queen".[1]

She landed a lead role in Sai Om Films' maiden venture Lahore, directed by Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan. Shraddha played a Pakistani character in the film, cast opposite Aanaahad, and received critical acclaim for her performance. The film was released in March 2010 and won awards at the 42nd WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival. Her second Hindi film was Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji that released in 2011. In the next two years she appeared in one film each, Hosa Prema Purana and Dracula 2012 which were her Kannada and Malayalam debut, respectively.

In 2014, she made her Bengali debut with The Royal Bengal Tiger.[3][4] In her upcoming venture, Rey, she plays an American pop singer.[5] She has stated that her role in the film "is almost on par with that of the hero" and that "There's a certain amount of eccentricity in my character".[6] She has completed filming on two Bollywood films — Lucky Kabootar and Chai Shai Biscuit [7] and is working on Zid produced by Anubhav Sinha.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Other notes
2008 Siddu From Sikakulam Nisha Telugu
2009 Target Telugu
18, 20 Love Story Bharathi Telugu
Diary Maya Telugu
Adhineta Rajeshwari Telugu
Arya 2 Shanti Telugu
2010 Lahore Ida Hindi
Maro Charitra Sandhya Telugu
Darling Nisha Telugu
Nagavalli Geeta Telugu
2011 Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji Gungun Sarkar Hindi
Mugguru Shalini Telugu
Mogudu Jo Telugu
2012 Hosa Prema Purana Sanjana Kannada
2013 Dracula 2012 Taara Malayalam
2014 The Royal Bengal Tiger Nandini Bengali
Rey Jenny Telugu Filming
Lucky Kabootar Hindi
Chai Shai Biscuits Hindi Filming
Zid Hindi Filming

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