Keerthi Reddy

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Keshpally Keerthi Reddy
Born (1978-11-17) 17 November 1978 (age 38)
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
(now in Telangana, India)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996–2004
Spouse(s)

Sumanth (m 2004 - div 2006)

Karthik N (m 2014)

Keerthi Reddy (Telugu: కీర్తి రెడ్డి) is a former Indian film actress. She has acted in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada movies.

Early life[edit]

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.[1] 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.

Career[edit]

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.

Personal life[edit]

Keerthi married an actor Sumanth, Nagarjuna Akkineni's nephew and the grandson of ANR in 2004. They divorced in 2006. She later remarried a doctor who was settled in US and has a baby boy.[2][3]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
1996 Gunshot Telugu
1997 Devathai Kayal Tamil
Nandhini Tamil
1998 Jolly Chellamma Tamil
Iniyavale Manju Tamil
Tholi Prema Anu Telugu
1999 Ninaivirukkum Varai Sandhya Tamil
Preminche Manasu Telugu
Ravoyi Chandamama Rukmini Telugu
2000 Tera Jadoo Chal Gayaa Pooja Hindi
2001 Pyaar Ishq Aur Mohabbat Isha Nair Hindi
2002 Badhaai Ho Badhaai Florence D'Souza Hindi
Super Star Devyani Kannada
2004 Arjun Meenakshi Telugu Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award in Telugu

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Keerthi Reddy Biography". entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved 2015-02-24. 
  2. ^ "Keerthi in India again". 
  3. ^ Published Date : 18-Sep-2011 22:00:00 GMT (2011-09-18). "Sumanth Said Yes For Second Marriage". Greatandhra.com. Retrieved 2013-03-18. 

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