Srikanth (actor)

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Srikanth
Srikanth at the Curtain Raiser of Chepauk Super Gillies.jpg
Srikanth at the Curtain Raiser of Chepauk Super Gillies
Born (1979-02-28) 28 February 1979 (age 39)[1][2]
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Film actor
Years active 2002–present
Spouse(s) Vandana (m 2007)[3]

Srikanth is an Indian film actor known for his works predominantly in Tamil cinema. 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. He also did small role in K.Balachanders tele serial in Jannal.[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Srikanth married Vandana in November 2007, a Telugu girl who completed MBA in Australia. The couple has two children: a son [6] and a daughter. (born January 28, 2011).[7][8][9]

Career[edit]

Srikanth debuted in Sasi's romantic film Roja Kootam, which was a commercial success.[10] Srikanth then featured in another successful venture April Madhathil alongside Sneha. He won 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.

Srikanth's Straight Telugu film is Okariki Okaru was released in 2003 had got highly positive review and declared a commercial success. But Srikanth Introduced as Sriram due to one more Hero Meka Srikanth already present in tollywood. 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 all-star 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.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2002 Roja Kootam Illango Tamil ITFA Best New Actor Award[11]
April Madhathil Kathir Tamil
2003 Manasellam Bala Tamil
Parthiban Kanavu Parthiban Tamil Tamil Nadu State Film Special Award for Best Actor[12]
Okariki Okaru Kameswara Rao (Telugu)
Rahul (Tamil)
Telugu Dubbed in Tamil as Unnai Partha Naal Mudhal
Joot Eashwaran Tamil
2004 Varnajaalam Sakthivel (Daniel) Tamil
NSC Bose Bose Tamil
2005 Kana Kandaen Bhaskar Tamil
Oru Naal Oru Kanavu Cheenu Tamil
Bambara Kannaley Arumugam Tamil
2006 Mercury Pookkal Karthik Tamil
Uyir Sundar Tamil
Kizhakku Kadalkarai Salai Ganeshan Tamil
2007 Adavari Matalaku Ardhalu Verule Vasu Telugu
2008 Vallamai Tharayo Sekar Tamil Guest appearance
Poo Thangarasu Tamil
2009 Indira Vizha Santhosh Srinivasan Tamil
2010 Rasikkum Seemane Nandhu Tamil
Police Police Ranadhir Telugu Dubbed in Tamil as Kutrapirivu
Drohi Sami Srinivasan Tamil
Mandhira Punnagai Tamil Guest appearance
2011 Uppukandam Brothers Back in Action Bobby Malayalam Dubbed in Tamil as Chathriya Vamsam
Dhada Rajiv Telugu
Sadhurangam Thirupathisamy Tamil
2012 Nanban Venkat Ramakrishnan Tamil
Nippu Sriram Telugu Dubbed in Tamil as Rowdy Raja
Hero Premanand Malayalam
Paagan Subramani Tamil
2013 Buddy Neil Fernandez Malayalam
2014 Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam Himself Tamil Cameo appearance
2015 Om Shanti Om Vasu Tamil
2016 Sowkarpettai Shakthi/Vetri Tamil
Nambiar Ramachandran Tamil
2017 Lie Aadi Telugu
2018 Swapnathekkal Sundaram TBA Malayalam Delayed
Saamiyattam TBA Tamil Filming.

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