Shraddha Srinath

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Shraddha Srinath
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Shraddha in 2017
Born
Alma materBangalore Institute of Legal Studies
Occupation
Years active2015–present

Shraddha Srinath is an Indian actress and model who predominantly appears in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu films.[1] She debuted with the Malayalam film Kohinoor and gained wide acclaim for her role in the Kannada psychological thriller U Turn (2016) for which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress[2] and also for her performances in Jersey, Urvi, Vikram Vedha, Nerkonda Paarvai and Operation Alamelamma. For the latter, she won Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress – South award.[3] She won the Zee Cine Awards Telugu for Best find of the year - female in 2020 for her role in Jersey.[4]

Early life and education[edit]

Shraddha was born in the town of Udhampur, Jammu & Kashmir.[5] Her father was an officer in the Kumaon Regiment of the Indian Army and her mother was a school teacher. Her family hails from a Brahmin family from Karnataka, and their mother tongue is Kannada. She was raised all over India and lived in the towns of Suratgarh (Rajasthan), Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Dharchula (Uttarakhand) Belagavi (Karnataka), Silchar (Assam), and Secunderabad (Telangana). After graduating from 12th from Army School Secunderabad, she moved to Bangalore to study law at the Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

After graduating from law school, she started working as a real estate lawyer with a Bangalore-based real estate company and then moved to a French retail company as the real estate legal advisor. However, along with her full-time corporate job, she continued to act in plays and also appeared in several advertisements.[6]

She was called to play the second female lead in the Malayalam film called Kohinoor, directed by Vinay Govind, which released in September 2015.[7] Her Kannada debut happened in May 2016 with U Turn which was directed by Pawan Kumar which premiered at the New York Indian Film Festival and then subsequently released in India and worldwide.[8] Srinath received critical acclaim for this movie, and received the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Kannada.

Shraddha's 2017 releases are Urvi, directed by B. S. Pradeep Varma and Operation Alamelamma, directed by Simple Suni.[9] She debuted in the Tamil industry by doing a small role in Mani Ratnam's Katru Veliydai. Later she played the female lead in R. Kannan's movie Ivan Thanthiran opposite Gautham Karthik and R. J. Balaji in the lead. She even played the female lead in Pushkar Gayatri's movie Vikram Vedha[10] opposite Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi. In Richie she plays the lead opposite Nivin Pauly, directed by Gautham Ramachandran.

She started to get more offers in South Cinema Industry. She had appeared only in a song of The Villain, along with Shiva Rajkumar.

In 2019, her first release was her Bollywood debut with Ali Fazal in Milan Talkies,[11] which is directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia. After Milan Talkies, her next release of the year was her Telugu debut opposite Nani in the sports drama Jersey.[12] The Times of India newspaper wrote that "Shraddha Srinath makes an impressive Telugu debut, as a woman who’s head-over-heels in love with her husband, but is still not someone who will agree to put up with his carelessness." Her next release of the year was her Tamil movie K-13,[13] where she is paired opposite Arulnithi. Her next release of the year was her Kannada movie Rustum,[14] where she is paired opposite Shiva Rajkumar. Her next after Rustum was Nerkonda Paarvai, the Tamil remake of Hindi movie Pink, with Ajith.[15] Her next release of the year was Jodi,[16] where she is paired opposite Aadi Saikumar. In 2021 her releases were Tamil films Maara and Chakra.[17]

Upcoming projects[edit]

As of March 2020,[18] Her next film will be the Malayalam film Aaraattu while in Kannada she is shooting for Godhra[19][20] and Rishabh Shetty's Rudraprayaga[21] and she also shooting for Anup Bhandari's Vikrant Rona.[22] In Telugu she has completed shooting for Ravikanth Perepu's Krishna and His Leela.[23]

Filmography[edit]

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
List of films and roles
Year Title Role(s) Language(s) Notes Ref.
2015 Kohinoor Nancy Malayalam Malayalam debut
2016 U Turn Rachana Kannada Kannada debut
Mungaru Male 2 Unnamed doctor Kannada Cameo appearance
2017 Urvi Suzie Kannada
Kaatru Veliyidai Girija Kapoor Tamil Cameo appearance
Ivan Thanthiran Asha Tamil Tamil debut
Vikram Vedha Priya Tamil
Richie Megha Tamil
Operation Alamelamma Ananya Kannada
2018 The Villain Herself Kannada Special appearance in the song "Bolo Bolo Ramappa"
2019 Milan Talkies Maithili/ Janak Kumari Hindi Hindi debut
Jersey Sarah Telugu Telugu debut
K- 13 Malarvizhi Tamil
Rustum Anjana a.k.a Anju Kannada [24]
Nerkonda Paarvai Meera Krishnan Tamil
Jodi Kanchana Mala Telugu
2020 Krishna and His Leela Sathya Telugu [25]
2021 Maara Parvathy Tamil [26]
Chakra ACP Gayathri Tamil [27]
2022 Aaraattu Films that have not yet been released Sethulakshmi Kaimal Malayalam Filming [28]
Godhra Films that have not yet been released Nitya Kannada Post-production [29]
Rudraprayag Films that have not yet been released TBA Kannada Filming [30]
Kaliyugam Films that have not yet been released TBA Tamil
Telugu
Filming [31]
Untitled Yuvaraj Dhayalan film Films that have not yet been released TBA Tamil Filming [32]

Awards and nominations[edit]

List of awards and nominations
Title Award Category Result Ref.
U -Turn 64th Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Kannada Won [33]
6th SIIMA Awards Best Actress – Kannada Won [34]
2nd IIFA Utsavam Best Actress – Kannada Won [35]
Operation Alamelamma 65th Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Kannada Nominated [36]
Critics Award for Best Actor – Kannada Won [37]
Love Lavike Readers Chioce Award Best Actress Nominated [38]
TSRTV9 National Film Awards Best Actress – Kannada Nominated [39]
7th SIIMA Awards Best Actress – Kannada Nominated [40]
Vikram Vedha 7th SIIMA Awards Best Debutant Actress – Tamil Nominated [41]
10th Vijay Awards Best Actress Nominated [42]
Rustum Filmibeat Awards Best Actress - Kannada Nominated [43]
Nerkonda Paarvai Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards Best Actress Nominated [44]
JFW Movie Awards Best Actress(Critics choice lead role) Won [45]
Critics' Choice Film Awards Best Actor Female – Tamil Nominated [46]
Jersey Critics' Choice Film Awards Best Actor Female – Telugu Won
3rd Zee Cine Awards Telugu Best Actress Nominated [47]
Best Find of the Year - Female Won

References[edit]

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