Sriman (actor)

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Born K. Srinivasa Reddy
Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
Other names Sreeman
Occupation Actor
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 Puthiya 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
1997 Love Today Tamil Ravi
1998 Nilaave Vaa Tamil Laasar
1999 Nenjinile Tamil Chandru
1999 Sethu Tamil Sethu's friend
2000 Vallarasu Tamil Raheem
2001 Dheena Tamil
2001 Friends Tamil Gautham
2001 Vaanchinathan Tamil
2001 Krishna Krishna Tamil Balakrishnan
2001 Narasimha Tamil
2001 Asokavanam Tamil Madhu
2001 Kaatrukenna Veli Tamil
2001 Manadhai Thirudivittai Tamil Ashok
2001 Thavasi Tamil Thangarasu
2002 Pammal K. Sambandam Tamil Malathi's Brother
2002 Seshu Telugu
2002 Saptham Tamil
2002 Enge Enathu Kavithai Tamil
2002 Panchathantiram Tamil Hanumanth Reddy
2002 Shree Tamil Sivakumar
2002 Jaya Tamil
2003 Ramachandra Tamil Suresh Kumar
2003 Chokka Thangam Tamil
2003 Vaseegara Tamil Sriman
2003 Nala Damayanthi Tamil Badri
2003 Thayumanavan Tamil
2003 Thennavan Tamil
2003 Diwan Tamil Duraisingam's son
2003 Kadhal Kirukkan Tamil Police Officer
2003 Indru Tamil Richard
2004 Aayutha Ezhuthu Tamil Dilli
2004 Kudaikul Mazhai Tamil
2005 Sukran Tamil Corrupt Police Officer
2005 Thaka Thimi Tha Tamil
2005 Thullum Kaalam Tamil
2005 Sorry Enaku Kalyanamayidichu Tamil Ashok
2005 Unarchigal Tamil
2006 Imsai Arasan 23am Pulikesi Tamil Agandamuthu
2006 Nenjirukkum Varai Tamil
2007 Pokkiri Tamil Saravanan
2007 Thoovanam Tamil
2007 Nam Naadu Tamil
2007 Vegam Tamil
2007 Azhagiya Tamil Magan Tamil Sakthi
2008 Sila Nerangalil Tamil
2008 Arasangam Tamil
2008 Pandi Tamil Rajapandi
2008 Nalla Ponnu Ketta Paiyyan Tamil Anand
2008 Naayagan Tamil Viswanath
2008 Pathu Pathu Tamil
2008 Aegan Tamil
2008 Pattaya Kilappu Tamil
2009 Ilampuyal Tamil
2009 Villu Tamil Max
2009 Satrumun Kidaitha Thagaval Tamil
2009 Thoranai Tamil
2009 Engal Aasan Tamil
2009 Aarumaname Tamil
2009 Unnaipol Oruvan Tamil Aravind Babu
2010 Sura Tamil Thandapani
2010 Mandabam Tamil
2010 Manmadan Ambu Tamil
2011 Kanchana Tamil
2011 Aduthadhu Tamil
2011 Vedi Tamil Cheemachu alias Srinivasan
2011 Vellore Maavattam Tamil
2011 Oosaravelli Telugu Johnny
2011 Sadhurangam Tamil
2011 Anandha Thollai Tamil
2011 Naane Varuven Tamil
2011 Naan Aval Adhu Tamil Delayed
2012 Billa II Tamil
2012 Rebel Telugu
2013 Samar Tamil Jayakumar
2013 Naiyaandi Tamil Paramjothy
2015 Aambala Tamil Naddu Ponnu's Husband
2015 Kanchana 2 Tamil Dr. Prasad Edison Award for Best Supporting Actor
2015 Masss Tamil Sripathy
2015 Tripura Telugu Taddi Taapaarao
2016 Miruthan Tamil Mall Security
2017 Vijay 60 Tamil


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