Shriya Saran is an Indian film actress and model. She has worked in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi language films, as well as a few films in English and Kannada. Saran made her film debut in 2001 with the Telugu film Ishtam, and had her first commercial success with Santhosham (2002).
In 2007, Saran starred in Sivaji, the highest-grossing Tamil film at that time. She also gained critical acclaim for her role in the 2007 Bollywood film Awarapan. In 2008, Saran played the lead role in her first English film, the American-Indian co-production The Other End of the Line.
She achieved further commercial success by starring in films such as Pavitra (2013) and Chandra (2013). In 2014, Shriya Saran starred in the critically acclaimed Telugu film Manam, which she received accolades for her performance.
She is fluent in Hindi, English, and can understand Tamil and Telugu well. On 19 January 2013, she quit Twitter due to derogatory comments from her followers. She rejoined Twitter with a new account on 27 January 2015.
Saran will be seen in upcoming films like Gopala Gopala (2015), Drishyam (2015).