September 11, 1982
Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India
|Other name(s)||Sreya, Shreya, Sriya Charan, Sriya Saran|
Shriya Saran (born September 11, 1982) is an Indian film actress. She began her career acting in music videos, while also attending an acting studio. After her debut in 2001 with Ishtam, played the role of Bhanu in Santhosham. Following the film she appeared in several Telugu films, whilst also acting in Bollywood and Tamil films. In 2007, Saran starred in Sivaji: The Boss, the highest grosser in the Indian film history.
Shriya Saran was born in Dehradun to Pushpendra Saran and Neeraja Saran. She was brought up in Ranipur, a few miles from Haridwar. Her father Pushpendra Saran works at Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. and her mother is a school teacher, teaching chemistry. Saran is their second child and has an elder brother Abhiroop. Saran completed her schooling from Delhi Public School, Haridwar. She did her college from Lady Shri Ram College and received a B.A.