Srinidhi Shetty

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Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty
Born (1992-10-21) 21 October 1992 (age 26)[1]
EducationBachelor's degree in Electronic and Electrical engineering
Alma materJain University, Bengaluru
OccupationModel, Engineer, Actress
Years active2016–present
Home townMulki
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
TitleMiss Supranational 2016
Miss Supranational India 2016
Beauty pageant titleholder
Major
competition(s)
Miss Supranational 2016
(Winner)
(Miss Supranational Asia and Oceania)
Miss Diva 2016
(Miss Supranational India)
(Miss Photogenic)
(Miss Beautiful Smile)
(Miss Body Beautiful)

Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty is an Indian model, engineer, actress and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned as Miss Supranational India in Miss Diva 2016 pageant and later represented India at Miss Supranational 2016, which she won. She is the second Indian representative to win the title. She is also an actress in the Kannada cinema.

Early life[edit]

Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty was born on 21 October 1992[1] in a Tulu speaking Tuluva Bunt family.[2][3] Her father, Ramesh Shetty hails from the town of Mulki and her mother, Kushala is from Thalipady Guthu, in Kinnigoli.[4] She did her schooling in Sri Narayana Guru English Medium School, followed by a pre-university course at St. Aloysius Pre-University College. She received her degree in Electrical engineering at Jain University, Bengaluru and graduated with distinction.[5]

Pageantry[edit]

In 2012, she competed in the Clean & Clear Fresh Face contest, where she was among the top 5 finalists.[6] Later, she participated in Manappuram Miss South India in 2015 and won the titles of Miss Karnataka and Miss Beautiful Smile[7] and later participated in Manappuram Miss Queen where she was crowned as the 1st runner up.[8][9] While she was employed in Accenture, she worked with many designers as a model.[10]

In 2016, she participated in Miss Diva - 2016 contest, where she was selected as a finalist among thousands of aspirants. She went on to win the Miss Supranational India 2016 title at the pageant.[11][12] She also won 3 subtitles for her smile, body and her photogenic face. She went on to represent India at Miss Supranational 2016 pageant.[13] On 2 December 2016, she was crowned as Miss Supranational 2016 by her predecessor Stephania Stegman of Paraguay in Municipal Sports and Recreation Center, Krynica-Zdrój, Poland. She also won the title of Miss Supranational 'Asia and Oceania 2016' in the pageant.[14]

During her reign as Miss Supranational 2016, Srinidhi traveled to United Arab Emirates,[15] France,[16] Japan,[17] Singapore,[18] Thailand[19] and numerous trips around Poland and India.[20][21]

Career[edit]

After winning Miss Supranational, Srinidhi began to receive offers to act in films.[22] She was signed up in a Kannada movie named K.G.F., which is her acting debut.[23] The movie was directed by Prashanth Neel and is the most expensive film of Kannada cinema.[24]

Filmography[edit]

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year In Film Role(s) Language Notes Ref
2018 K.G.F: Chapter 1 Reena Desai Kannada Début film [25]
2019 K.G.F: Chapter 2Films that have not yet been released [26][27]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Srinidhi Shetty". Times of India. Retrieved 23 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Definitely women in India are independent". TVP Polonia. 29 July 2017. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Back home, 'Miss Supranational' Srinidhi gets traditional honour". Deccan Herald. 9 December 2016.
  4. ^ "I am a Kannadiga, happy to start in Sandalwood". Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Miss Diva 2016 (Srinidhi Shetty) is an Alumna of Jain University - SET". jainuniversity.ac.in. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty Aspires to be a Top Model of International Stature". mangalorean.com. 27 April 2015.
  7. ^ "Srinidhi Shetty in Unique Times magazine". UniqueTimes magazine. 12 April 2015.
  8. ^ "Miss Queen of India 2015: Kanika Kapur Wins Title; Srinidhi R Shetty, Gayathri R Suresh Declared Runners-up l". IB Times. 20 April 2015.
  9. ^ Lasrado, Richard (21 April 2015). "Mulki Maiden Srinidhi R Shetty is Miss Queen of India First Runner-up". Mangalorean.com. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  10. ^ "The Engineer who won Miss Supranational". 21 December 2016.
  11. ^ "Miss Diva 2016 - Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty contestant profile". Indiatimes. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  12. ^ "Miss Supranational, not films, is my priority now: Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty - Times of India". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  13. ^ Sharadhaa, A (3 December 2016). "India's Srinidhi Shetty bags 'Miss Supranational 2016 crown". Khaleej Times.
  14. ^ "Mangaluru girl crowned Miss Supranational 2016". Times of India. 4 December 2016.
  15. ^ "Srinidhi Shetty's Dubai Diaries". beautypageants.in. 29 January 2017.
  16. ^ "Srinidhi Shetty as a special guest in MIPTV 2017 in Cannes, France". Miss Supranational. 6 April 2016.
  17. ^ "Srinidhi Shetty with Miss Supranational Japan 2017 finalists". Times of India. 18 June 2017.
  18. ^ "Srinidhi Shetty at Miss Singapore Supranational 2017 pageant". Indiatimes. 14 August 2017.
  19. ^ "Miss Supranational Srinidhi Shetty gets a traditional welcome in Thailand". Indiatimes. 31 August 2017.
  20. ^ "Srinidhi Shetty's Polish TV interview". 8 December 2016.
  21. ^ "Miss Supranational 2016 Srinidhi Shetty arrives in Mumbai". ETimes - Beauty Pageants. 10 December 2016. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  22. ^ "Srinidhi Shetty: 'KGF' was one of the best decisions of my life". Times of India. 12 October 2018.
  23. ^ Sharadhaa, A (13 November 2018). "KGF has set the benchmark for me: Srinidhi Shetty". Indian Express.
  24. ^ "KGF Trailer: The Biggest Ever Kannada Film Looks Impressive". News18. 21 December 2018.
  25. ^ "All about KGF heroine: Srinidhi Shetty". The Times of India. 28 January 2018. Retrieved 21 December 2018.
  26. ^ "'KGF: Chapter 2' completes 15% of shooting". The Times of India. 4 January 2018.
  27. ^ A, Sharadhaa (17 December 2018). "My character will have a lot of depth in K.G.F Chapter 2: Srinidhi Shetty". Cinema Express. Retrieved 8 January 2019.

Notes[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Paraguay Stephania Stegman
Miss Supranational
2016
Succeeded by
South Korea Jenny Kim
Preceded by
India Aafreen Vaz
Miss Supranational Asia & Oceania
2016
Succeeded by
Thailand Jiraprapa Boonnuang
Preceded by
Aafreen Vaz
Miss Supranational India
2016
Succeeded by
Peden Ongmu Namgyal