Sneha Ullal

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Sneha Ullal
Mahurat of kaash mere hote.jpg
Sneha Ullal at Mahurat of kaash mere hote
Born 1987 (age 26–27)
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present

Sneha Ullal (born 1987) is an Indian film actress who has appeared in Tollywood and Bollywood films. She is best known for her role in the Telugu film Ullasamga Utsahamga and Simha.

Personal life and education[edit]

Sneha Ullal was born and brought up in Hyderabad, India to a Tulu-speaking father from Mangalore and a Sindhi mother.[1][2] She studied at Indian School, Muscat and Indian School, Salalah in Oman. Later she moved to Mumbai with her mother and attended Durelo Convent High School and studied at Vartak College.

Career[edit]

Ullal made her movie debut in the 2005 Hindi movie Lucky: No Time for Love opposite Salman Khan. After the movie, she was noted for her striking similarities in appearance with Aishwarya Rai.[3] She later said that although the comparison didn't help her as an actor, it gave her a lot of recognition.[4] Ullal then appeared with Khan's brother Sohail Khan in Aryan, which did not do well at the box office.

Fearing that she was too young and needed to be more mature to work in movies, she took a break from Bollywood.[4] She made her debut in Telugu movies with Ullasamga Utsahamga, which turned out to be a huge hit. Nenu Meeku Telusa...? was her second Telugu release. It was followed by an appearance in the song Nuvvu ready in the Telugu movie King opposite Nagarjuna.

In 2007, she was to appear in Pirate's Blood by prolific horror filmmaker and character actor Steg Dorr. In interviews, Dorr would say "we canceled them because of a hurricane. We could not get it going on and the financing fell through." The role later went to Oman actress Maimoon Al-Balushi.[citation needed]

Later, she signed Kaashh... Mere Hote to show that she is still interested in Hindi films.[4] Her next few films didn't do well at the box office, but her 2010 release Simha opposite Balakrishna turned out to be a blockbuster.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2005 Lucky: No Time for Love Lucky Negi Hindi
2006 Aryan Neha A. Varma Hindi
2007 Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron Hindi Special Appearance
2008 Ullasamga Utsahamga Dhanalakshmi Telugu Winner: Santosham Best Debut Actress Award[6]
Nenu Meeku Telusa...? Anjali Telugu
King Telugu Special appearance in song Nuvvu Ready
2009 Kaashh... Mere Hote Radhika Hindi
Current Sneha Telugu
2010 Click Aarti Kaushik Hindi
Varudu Telugu Cameo appearance
Simha Janaki Telugu
2011 Ala Modalaindi Kavya Telugu Second Heroine
Devi Kannada
Gandhi Park Priyanka Phillip English Delayed
Madatha Kaja Swapna Telugu
2012 Most Welcome Bengali Item Number
2013 Action 3D Sameera Telugu
2014 Antha Nee Mayalone Telugu Filming [needs update]
Bejuban Ishq Hindi Filming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sneha Ullal". IMDB. Retrieved 12 June 2014.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ Mohandas, B.G. (1 May 2005). "A Bubbly Community Girl Sneha Ullal Speaks To Devadiga.Com". Devadiga. Retrieved $1 $2.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ TNN, Sep 18, 2006, 09.19pm IST (2006-09-18). "Sneha follows Aishwarya! – The Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2010-12-12. 
  4. ^ a b c "Sneha on her upcoming movie". RealBollywood.com. 5 January 2009. Retrieved 16 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Simha box office results". BollywoodRaj.com. Retrieved 16 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "Santosham film awards 2009 – Telugu cinema function". Idlebrain.com. 2009-08-21. Retrieved 2010-12-12. 

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