Shraddha Srinath Wiki
Shraddha Srinath is an Indian film actress who predominantly appears in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu films. She gained wide acclaim for her role in the Kannada psychological thriller U Turn (2016) for which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress and also for her performances in Jersey, Urvi, Vikram Vedha, Nerkonda Paarvai and Operation Alamelamma. For the latter, she won Filmfare Award for Best Actress (Critics) – Kannada award. She won the Zee Cine Award Telugu 2020 as the Best find of the year - female.
Early life and education
Shraddha was born in the Command Hospital in the town of Udhampur, Jammu & Kashmir. Her father was an officer in the Kumaon Regiment of the Indian Army and her mother was a school teacher. Her family hails from Karnataka, and their mother tongue is Kannada. She was raised all over India and lived in the towns of Suratgarh (Rajasthan), Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Dharchula (Uttarakhand) Belgaum (Karnataka), Silchar (Assam), and Secunderabad (Telangana). After graduating from 12th from Army School Secunderabad, she moved to Bangalore to study Law at the Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies.
After graduating from law school, she started working as a real estate lawyer with a Bangalore-based real estate company and then moved to a French retail company as the real estate legal advisor. However, along with her full-time corporate job, she continued to act in plays and also appeared in several advertisements.She was called to play the second female lead in the Malayalam film called Kohinoor, directed by Vinay Govind, which released in September 2015. Her Kannada debut happened in May 2016 with U Turn which was directed by Pawan Kumar which premiered at the New York Indian Film Festival and then subsequently released in India and worldwide. Srinath received critical acclaim for this movie, and received the coveted Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Kannada.
Shraddha's 2017 releases are Urvi, directed by B. S. Pradeep Varma and Operation Alamelamma, directed by Simple Suni. She debuted in the Tamil industry by doing a small role in Mani Ratnam's Katru Veliydai. Later she played the female lead in R. Kannan's movie Ivan Thanthiran opposite Gautham Karthik and R. J. Balaji in the lead. She even played the female lead in Pushkar Gayatri's movie Vikram Vedha opposite Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi. In Richie she plays the lead opposite Nivin Pauly, directed by Gautham Ramachandran.
After acting in movies like U Turn, Operation Almelamma, Richie and Vikram Vedha, she started to get more offers in South Cinema Industry. She had appeared only in a song of The Villain, along with Shiva Rajkumar.
In 2019, her first release was her Bollywood debut with Ali Fazal in Milan Talkies,
which is directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia. After Milan Talkies, her next release of the year is her Telugu debut opposite Nani in the sports drama Jersey. The Times of India newspaper wrote that "Shraddha Srinath makes an impressive Telugu debut, as a woman who’s head-over-heels in love with her husband, but is still not someone who will agree to put up with his carelessness." Her next release of the year is her Tamil movie K-13, where she is paired opposite Arulnithi. Her next release of the year is her Kannada movie Rustum, where she is paired opposite Shiva Rajkumar. Her next after Rustum is Nerkonda Paarvai, the Tamil remake of Hindi movie Pink, with Ajith. Her next release of the year is Jodi, where she is paired opposite Aadi Saikumar.