Srikanth (actor)

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Srikanth
Srikanth.jpg
Born Srikanth Krishnamachari
(1979-02-28) 28 February 1979 (age 35)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Film actor
Years active 2002–present
Height 5 ft 11 in
Spouse(s) Vandana

Srikanth (born 28 February 1979) is an Indian film actor who mainly appears in Tamil films. He debuted in the romance film Roja Kootam (2002) and went on to star in more such films including April Maadhathil (2002), Manasellam and Parthiban Kanavu (2003), before attempting action roles in Joot and Bose (2004). In the following years, his films failed to achieve commercial success, which led him to venture into the Telugu and Malayalam film industries.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Srikanth debuted in Sasi's romantic film Roja Kootam, which was a commercial success.[3] Srikanth then featured in another successful venture April Madhathil alongside Sneha. He bagged the Tamil Nadu State Film Special Award for Best Actor for his role in Parthiban Kanavu, directed by Karu Pazhaniappan. His first released in 2004 is Bose which he paired with Sneha second time after successful venture April Maadhathil. In 2007 where he played Venkatsh's friend Aadavari Matalaku Ardhalu Verule was released to highly positive review and declared a commercial success. The film was Srikanth first Telugu film.His only release in 2008 is Poo was directed by Sasi. His next release was Police Police. In 2011 Sadhurangam was released to mixed reviews. The film was completed in 2006 but the film remained unreleased for five years. The project was released on 7 October 2011. In 2012, he was first seen in S. Shankar's comedy-drama Nanban, which featured him as part of an ensemble cast including Vijay, Jiiva and Ileana D'Cruz, and released to highly positive reviews.

He also started doing Malayalam films in the 2010s, starring in Uppukandam Brothers Back in Action (2011) and Hero.

Personal life[edit]

Srikanth was born on 28 February 1979 in Tamil Nadu. His parents—Krishnamachari, is from Tiruchanoor (near Tirupati) and Jayanthi—encouraged him in doing films. He did his schooling in SBOA Matriculation and Higher Secondary School, Chennai and is a batchmate of Arya. He did his bachelor's degree in Hindustan College of Arts and Science, Chennai.

He married Vandana in November 2007, a Telugu woman, who completed MBA in Australia. The couple has two children. a son (born his birthday)[4] and a daughter. (born January 28, 2011).[5][6][7]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2002 Roja Kootam Illango Tamil ITFA Best New Actor Award
2002 April Madhathil Kathir Tamil
2003 Parthiban Kanavu Parthiban Tamil Tamil Nadu State Film Special Award for Best Actor
2003 Joot Eashwaran Tamil
2003 Okariki Okaru Kameswara Rao Telugu Dubbed in Tamil as Unnai Partha Naal Mudhal
2004 Bose Bose Tamil
2004 Varnajaalam Sakthivel (Daniel) Tamil
2005 Kana Kandaen Bhaskar Tamil
2005 Oru Naal Oru Kanavu Cheenu Tamil
2005 Bambara Kannaley Muruga Tamil
2006 Mercury Pookkal Karthik Tamil
2006 Uyir Sundar Tamil
2006 Kizhakku Kadalkarai Salai Santosh Tamil
2007 Adavari Matalaku Ardhalu Verule Vasu Telugu
2008 Vallamai Tharayo Sekar Tamil Guest appearance
2008 Poo Thangarasu Tamil
2009 Indira Vizha Santhosh Srinivasan Tamil
2010 Rasikkum Seemane Nandhu Tamil
2010 Police Police Ranadhir Telugu Dubbed in Tamil as Kutrapirivu
2010 Drohi Sami Srinivasan Tamil
2010 Mandhira Punnagai Tamil Guest appearance
2011 Uppukandam Brothers Back in Action Bobby Malayalam Dubbed in Tamil as Chathriya Vamsam
2011 Dhada Rajiv Telugu
2011 Sadhurangam Thirupathisamy Tamil
2012 Nanban Venkat Ramakrishnan Tamil
2012 Nippu Sriram Telugu Dubbed in Tamil as Rowdy Raja
2012 Hero Premanand Malayalam
2012 Paagan Subramani Tamil
2013 Buddy Neil Fernandez Malayalam
2014 Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam Himself Tamil Cameo appearance
2014 Ethiri En 3 Tamil Post-production
2014 Om Shanti Om Tamil Filming
2014 Nambiar Ramachandran Tamil Filming

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