Srikanth (Telugu actor)

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Srikanth at a CCL event in 2015
Born
Meka Srikanth[1]

(1968-03-23) 23 March 1968 (age 52)
Alma materKarnataka University, Dharwad
OccupationActor
Years active1991–present
Spouse(s)Ooha
(m.1997-present)
Children3
Websitehttp://www.srikanthmeka.com/

Meka Srikanth (born 23 March 1968) is an Indian film actor who is known for works predominantly in Telugu cinema. He appeared in more than 120 films from the starting point of his career. He has received one state Nandi Awards, and one Filmfare Award South. He has starred in films like Swarabhishekam, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu for 2004, and Virodhi, premiered in Indian panorama section, at the 2011 International Film Festival of India.[2] Sri Rama Rajyam also had a special screening at International Film Festival of India on 28 November 2011.[3]

Srikanth collaborated with film directors like S.V. Krishna Reddy, Krishna Vamsi, Jayanth C. Paranjee, G. Neelakanta Reddy, EVV Satyanarayana and K. Viswanath to give hits like Varasudu, Vinodam, Egire Paavurama, Aahvaanam, Maa Nannaki Pelli, Khadgam, Shankar Dada M.B.B.S., Pellam Oorelithe, Yemandoi Srivaru, Kshemamga Velli Labamgarandi, Oh Chinadana, Shankar Dada Zindabad, Operation Duryodhana, Mahatma, and Govindudu Andarivadele.[4][5]

Early life[edit]

Srikanth was born on 23 March 1968 at Gangavati of present-day Karnataka, India.[6] His father, Meka Parameswara Rao (1946–2020) is a rich landlord who migrated from Mekavaripalem of Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh to Gangavati.[7]

Srikanth completed his graduation in Bachelor of Commerce from Karnatak University, Dharwad and moved to Chennai to pursue a career in films.[6]

Career[edit]

In 1990, Srikanth joined at Madhu film Institute and completed a one-year course in acting.[6] His first film Peoples Encounter was released in 1991. Then Srikanth played minor roles as a villain and supporting artist in his earlier career. He became a lead actor with the film One by Two.[8] He has starred in more than 100 Telugu films as a lead. His first hit film as a lead actor was Taj Mahal, which was released on 25 May 1995.

Personal life[edit]

Srikanth married Ooha on 20 January 1997, and has two sons, Roshan and Rohan and a daughter, Medha. He currently lives in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.[9][10]

Awards[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1991 People's Encounter Naxalite Debut
1991 Madhura Nagarilo Sattiraju
1992 Seetharatnam Gaari Abbayi Veerababu
1992 Pellam Chebite Vinali Chinna
1992 President Gari Pellam Narendra
1993 Hendthi Helidare Kelabeku Kannada film
1993 Jeevitame Oka Cinema
1993 Aashayam A Student
1993 Ratha Saradhi Ramineedu
1993 Varasudu Vamsi
1993 Kondapalli Raja Srikanth
1993 Rowdy Annayya Gopi
1993 Donga Alludu Giri
1993 Abbaigaru Murari
1993 Rajeswari Kalyanam
1993 Rowdy Gaari Teacher Dorababu
1993 Chinna Alludu Srikanth
1993 One By Two Balaji
1994 Donga Rascal Srikanth
1994 Nyaya Rakshana
1994 Jantar Mantar Srikanth
1994 Aame Anjineelu
1995 Love Game Raghu
1995 Ghatotkachudu Arjuna
1995 Patabasti Ajay
1995 Taj Mahal Amar
1995 Ooriki Monagaadu Rambabu
1995 Simha Garjana Teja
1996 Pelli Sandadi Vijay Krishna
1996 Kuthuru Srikanth
1996 Vetagadu Inspector Kiran
1996 Once More Sitaram
1996 Prema Prayanam Sanjay
1996 Vinodam Raja
1997 Thaali Dorababu
1997 Egire Paavurama Balu
1997 Aahvaanam Ravi
1997 Taraka Ramudu Ramudu
1997 Hello I Love You Revanth
1997 Maa Nannaku Pelli Balaraju
1998 Ooyala Raja
1998 Nidhi Ramu
1998 Pandaga Anand
1998 Gilli Kajjalu Suresh
1998 Kanyadanam Niwas
1998 Suprabhatam Gopala Krishna
1998 Chandralekha Himself Guest appearance
1998 Gamyam Kamal
1998 Subalekhalu Sri
1998 Aayanagaru Madhu
1999 Manikyam Manikyam
1999 English Pellam East Godavari Mogudu Sambasiva Rao "Samba"
1999 Manasulo Maata Vasanth
1999 Anaganaga O Ammayi Vishnu
1999 Pilla Nachchindi Dattu
1999 Panchadara Chilaka Murali
1999 Preyasi Rave Vamsi
2000 Kshemamga Velli Labamgarandi Ravi
2000 Chala Bagundi Vamsi
2000 Choosoddaam Randi Bhimavaram Buchi Babu
2000 Ninne Premistha Kalyan
2000 Ammo! Okato Tareekhu Pattabhi
2000 Devullu Lord Srirama
2000 Tirumala Tirupati Venkatesa Venkatesa
2000 Sakutumba Saparivaara Sametam Vamsi
2001 Maa Aavida Meedottu Mee Aavida Chala Manchidi Jagadesh
2001 Deevinchandi Siva
2001 Kalisi Naduddam Krishna
2001 Manasista Raa Shankar
2001 Prema Sandadi Krishna
2001 Darling Darling Chinni
2002 O Chinnadana Rajesh / Narasimha
2002 Adutu Padutu Gopi
2002 Tappuchesi Pappukoodu Kappaganthula Ramesh
2002 Khadgam A.C.P. Radha Krishna
2003 Pellam Oorellthe Vivek
2003 Ottesi Cheptunna Surya
2003 Donga Ramudu and Party Ramakrishna
2003 Oka Radha Iddaru Krishnula Pelli Viswa
2003 Nenu Pelliki Ready Gopi
2003 Neeke Manasichchanu Vivek
2004 Intlo Srimathi Veedhilo Kumari Sukumar
2004 Leta Manasulu Raju
2004 Swarabhishekam Srirangam Ranga Chary
2004 Shankar Dada M.B.B.S. Any Time Murder "ATM"
2005 Sankranthi Vishnu
2005 Radha Gopalam Gopalam
2005 Kanchanamala Cable TV Sudarshanam
2006 Sarada Saradaga Raghava
2006 Evandoi Srivaru Surya
2006 Mayajalam Vamsi
2006 Sri Krishna 2006 Takhada Ramakrishna
2007 Aadilakshmi Aadi Shankar
2007 Ugadi Arjun Kannada film
2007 Operation Duryadhona Mahesh / Bhagavanthudu
2007 Shankardada Zindabad Any Time Murder "ATM"
2007 Yamagola Malli Modalayindi Yuva Yama Dharma Raju
2008 Michael Madana Kamaraju Madan
2008 Nagaram Right
2008 Kausalya Supraja Rama Sriram
2009 Mahatma Dasu 100th film
2009 A Aa E Ee Chandram
2010 Ranga The Donga Ranga / Bhavani Prasad First dual role
2011 Dushasana Mahesh / Common Man
2011 Virodhi Jayadev Own production
2011 Sri Rama Rajyam Lakshmana
2012 All the Best Ravi
2012 Shirdi Sai Dasaganu
2012 Lucky Lakshmi Narayana
2012 Devaraya Sri Krishnadevaraya and Dorababu Dual role
2013 Satruvu Shankar
2013 Sevakudu Surya
2013 Shadow A.C.P. Pratap
2014 Kshatriya Surya
2014 Malligadu Marriage Bureau Malli
2014 Veta Jagan
2014 Govindudu Andarivadele Bangari
2014 Veediki Dookudekkuva Dwarapudi Satyanarayana
2015 Dhee Ante Dhee Radha Krishna
2016 Terror Vijay
2016 Sarrainodu Sripati Best Supporting Actor

Award at 15th Santosham Film Awards

2016 Mental Police Durga Prasad
2017 Yuddham Sharanam Nayak
2017 Villain Felix D. Vincent Malayalam film
2018 The Villain Raja Kannada film
2018 Raa Raa Raj Kiran
2018 Operation 2019 Uma Shankar
2019 Marshal Sivaji
2019 Kothala Rayudu Filming
2021 Idhe Maa Katha
2021 BB3 TBA Filming

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Platform Notes
2020 Chadarangam Pemmasani Gangadhar Rao ZEE5
2020 Shoout-Out at Alair ZEE5

References[edit]

  1. ^ kavirayani, suresh (14 December 2019). "Meka Srikanth turns villain again!". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
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  4. ^ Telugu film fraternity bond at logo launch – Times Of India. Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com (2009-10-14). Retrieved on 2012-09-26.
  5. ^ Srikanth Filmography, Srikanth Movies, Srikanth Films – entertainment.oneindia.in. Popcorn.oneindia.in. Retrieved on 2012-09-26.
  6. ^ a b c "Srikanth interview - Telugu Cinema interview - Telugu film actor". idlebrain.com. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  7. ^ "Srikanth Meka's father passes away - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  8. ^ Ali (1 March 2018). "Interview with Srikanth". www.eenadu.net. Hyderabad: Eenadu. Archived from the original on 1 March 2018. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  9. ^ Srikanth Biography, Srikanth Profile, Biography of Srikanth, Srikanth Information.. AP Entertainment News. Retrieved on 2012-09-26.
  10. ^ Stars : Star Interviews : MEKA SRIKANTH. Telugucinema.com. Retrieved on 2012-09-26.
  11. ^ "Nandi Film Awards G.O and Results 2009". APFTVTDC. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  12. ^ "Meka Srikanth Awards: List of awards and nominations received by Meka Srikanth | Times of India Entertainment". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2 September 2020.

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