Sriman (actor)

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Born K. Srinivasa Reddy
Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
Other names Sreeman
Occupation Actor,TV anchor
Years active 1975–present

Sriman, born K. Srinivasa Reddy, is a character artist who appears in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada language films. He is primarily known for his prominent roles in Sethu, Aayutha Ezhuthu, Panchathanthiram, Pokkiri and Aegan. He is the son of noted producer Prakash Reddy.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Sriman was born in Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh to a Telugu speaking family. His father Prakash Reddy is a popular assistant dance director and film producer, who has produced 22 Telugu films.[3] His mother Jaya Lakshmi is a house wife. He has two siblings, a brother Prabhakaran and a sister Surekha. His uncle K. S. Reddy was a popular film Director. He did his schooling in Bharath Higher Secondary School, Adyar. He completed B.Com. from Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai.[4] He was very fond of acting. He learnt Bharathanatyam from dance masters Sivashankar, Kala and Raghu.[3] Other than his dancing skills, he is also trained in martial arts and gymnastics.

With a strong film background, he started his film career as a child artiste in the 1975 Telugu film Bangara Manushulu,[2] but returned to continue his academic studies after acting in a few films. After his college studies he recapped his acting crown in Telugu film Dongalunnaru Jagartha. The film was not successful. He was spotted by director Vikraman and gave him a supporting role in his Tamil debut film Pudhiya Mannargal. He enacted a supporting role in the Vijay-starrer Love Today, which he considers as a turning point in his career".[3] He has frequently appeared in Kamal Haasan's comedy films during the 2000s, including Pammal K. Sambandam, Panchathantiram and Manmadan Ambu.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Sriman is married to Namitha, a doctor.[3]


Year Film Language Role Notes
1975 Bangara Manushulu Telugu Child artiste
1993 Dongalunaru Jagartha Telugu
1994 Pudhiya Mannargal Tamil
1996 Maa Inti Aadapaduchu Telugu
1997 Raasi Tamil
Love Today Tamil Ravi
1998 Nilaave Vaa Tamil Laasar
1999 Nenjinile Tamil Chandru
Sethu Tamil Sethu's friend
2000 Vallarasu Tamil Raheem
2001 Dheena Tamil Auto driver
Friends Tamil Gautham
Vaanchinathan Tamil
Krishna Krishna Tamil Balakrishnan
Narasimha Tamil
Asokavanam Tamil Madhu
Kaatrukkenna Veli Tamil Dr. Subhash Chandra Bose
Manadhai Thirudivittai Tamil Ashok
Thavasi Tamil Thangarasu
2002 Pammal K. Sambandam Tamil Malathi's Brother
Seshu Telugu
Saptham Tamil
Enge Enadhu Kavithai Tamil Bhaskar
Panchathantiram Tamil Hanumanth Reddy
Shree Tamil Sivakumar
Jaya Tamil
2003 Ramachandra Tamil Suresh Kumar
Chokka Thangam Tamil
Vaseegara Tamil Sriman
Nala Damayanthi Tamil Badri
Thayumanavan Tamil
Thennavan Tamil
Diwan Tamil Duraisingam's son
Kadhal Kirukkan Tamil Police Officer
Indru Tamil Richard
2004 Aayutha Ezhuthu Tamil Dilli
Kudaikul Mazhai Tamil
2005 Sukran Tamil Corrupt Police Officer
Thaka Thimi Tha Tamil
Thullum Kaalam Tamil
Sorry Enaku Kalyanamayidichu Tamil Ashok
Unarchigal Tamil
2006 Imsai Arasan 23am Pulikesi Tamil Agandamuthu
Nenjirukkum Varai Tamil
2007 Pokkiri Tamil Saravanan
Thoovanam Tamil
Nam Naadu Tamil
Vegam Tamil
Azhagiya Tamil Magan Tamil Sakthi
2008 Sila Nerangalil Tamil
Arasangam Tamil
Pandi Tamil Rajapandi
Nalla Ponnu Ketta Paiyyan Tamil Anand
Naayagan Tamil Viswanath
Pathu Pathu Tamil
Aegan Tamil
Pattaya Kilappu Tamil
2009 Villu Tamil Max
Satrumun Kidaitha Thagaval Tamil
Ilampuyal Tamil
Thoranai Tamil
Engal Aasan Tamil
Aarumaname Tamil
Unnaipol Oruvan Tamil Aravind Babu
2010 Sura Tamil Thandapani
Mandabam Tamil
Manmadan Ambu Tamil Madhanagopal's friend
2011 Kanchana Tamil Raghava's brother
Aduthathu Tamil Prathap
Vedi Tamil Cheemachu alias Srinivasan
Vellore Maavattam Tamil
Oosaravelli Telugu Johnny
Sadhurangam Tamil
Anandha Thollai Tamil
Naane Varuven Tamil
Naan Aval Adhu Tamil Delayed
2012 Billa II Tamil Lawyer
Rebel Telugu
2013 Samar Tamil Jayakumar
Naiyaandi Tamil Paramjothy
2015 Aambala Tamil Naddu Ponnu's Husband
Kanchana 2 Tamil Dr. Prasad Edison Award for Best Supporting Actor
Masss Tamil Sripathy
Tripura Telugu Taddi Taapaarao
2016 Miruthan Tamil Mall Security
Muthina Kathirika Tamil Gopi
2017 Bairavaa Tamil PK's assistant
Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva Tamil Kasi
Sketch Tamil Filming
Sathuranga Vettai 2 Tamil Filming



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