|Keshpally Keerthi Reddy|
17 November 1978 |
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
(now in Telangana, India)
Sumanth (m 2004 - div 2006)Karthik N (m 2014)
Keerthi Reddy was born to interior designer and mother a dress designer. Her grandfather is Keshpally Ganga Reddy, Ex-Member of Parliament from Nizamabad in Telangana. She was raised in Bengaluru. She did her schooling in Jiddu Krishnamurthy's The Valley School near Kanakapura, Bengaluru. She was trained in Bharatanatyam for eight years. She briefly attended St Joseph Public School in Hyderabad. She also attended Ryerson University for higher education in Toronto, Canada and Baltimore, US.
In 1996, Keerthi Reddy made her first film début in a comedy thriller GunShot, opposite Ali directed by S V Krishna Reddy. In 1998 Reddy portrayed a role in Tholi Prema opposite Telugu Power star Pawan Kalyan which is a classical love story in Telugu Film industry. In 2000, Reddy made her Bollywood début in Tera Jadoo Chal Gayaa opposite Abhishek Bachchan. Her next film Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat featured her as Isha Nair opposite the debutant Arjun Rampal. Her role was of a girl who was loved by three men Gaurav Saxena, Yash Sabarwal and Taj Bharadwaj. The latter two roles were portrayed by Suniel Shetty and Aftab Shivdasani. In 2002, Reddy had a supporting role in Badhaai Ho Badhaai opposite Anil Kapoor. After a career in Bollywood, she stopped acting in Hindi films.
In 2002, Reddy acted in Super Star, her only Kannada film. In 2004, Reddy acted in the Telugu film Arjun starring Mahesh Babu, for which she received her only award, a Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award in Telugu.
|2000||Tera Jadoo Chal Gayaa||Pooja||Hindi|
|2001||Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat||Isha Nair||Hindi|
|2002||Badhaai Ho Badhaai||Florence D'Souza||Hindi|
|2004||Arjun||Meenakshi||Telugu||Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award in Telugu|