Meka Srikanth (born 23 March 1968) is an Indian film actor, who is known for works predominantly in Telugu cinema. He has received two state Nandi Awards, and one Filmfare Award South. He has starred in films like Swarabhishekam, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu for 2004, and Virodhi, premiered in Indian panorama section, at the 2011 International Film Festival of India. Sri Rama Rajyam also had a special screening at International Film Festival of India on 28 November 2011.Srikanth chowdary collaborated with film directors like S.V. Krishna Reddy, Krishna Vamsi, Jayanth C. Paranjee, G. Neelakanta Reddy, EVV Satyanarayana and K. Viswanath to give hits like Varasudu, Vinodam, Egire Paavurama, Aahvaanam, Maa Nannaki Pelli, Khadgam, Shankar Dada M.B.B.S., Pellam Oorelithe, Yemandoi Srivaru, Kshemamga Velli Labamgarandi, Oh Chinadana, Shankar Dada Zindabad, Operation Duryodhana, Mahatma, and Govindudu Andarivadele.
Srikanth was born on 23 March 1968 in Gangavathi, Karnataka, India. He did B.Com in CSI College of Commerce, Karnataka University, Dharwad, Karnataka. He also got a diploma from a film Institute in Hyderabad. Srikanth got married to Ooha on 20 January 1997, and has two sons, Roshan and Rohan and a daughter, Medha. He currently lives in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.
Srikanth was trained in acting for 6 months in Madhu Film Institute in 1990. His first film Peoples Encounter got released in 1991.
Srikanth played minor roles as villain and supporting artist in his earlier career. He became a lead actor with the film One by Two. He has starred in more than 100 Telugu films. His first hit film as a lead actor was Taj Mahal, which was produced by Dr. D. Ramanaidu and directed by Muppalaneni Shiva which was released on 25 May 1995.