Shriya Saran: Five films that made her the leading lady of Southern Cinema

Happy birthday Shriya Saran: Five films that made her the leading lady of South Indian cinema
South Indian cinema star Shriya Saran turns 36 today. Shriya has her works in Hindi, English, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada films. The iconic actress was praised for her work in films like ‘Sivaji: The Boss’, ‘Aawarapan’ and ‘Drishyam’. Popular for her blockbuster string of movies in Tamil and Telugu cinema, Shriya’s video ‘Thirakti Kyun Hawa’ brought her to the attention of many famous Bollywood filmmakers. Shriya made her acting debut with Telugu film ‘Ishtam’ in 2001
Happy birthday Shriya Saran: Five films that made her the leading lady of South Indian cinema
Sivaji: Shriya Saran along with Rajnikanth played lead role in the film. Sivaji was estimated to have been released in about 750 screens worldwide. Shriya was nominated for ‘Vijay Award for Favourite Heroine’ for her role in the film. The movie was also nominated for ‘Filmfare Award Best Film’ category
Happy birthday Shriya Saran: Five films that made her the leading lady of South Indian cinema
Mission Istaanbul: The action thriller film starred Shriya Saran in the lead role. She shared the screen with Vivek Oberoi and Zayed Khan. Mission Istaanbul grossed Rs 7 crore in India. Shriya won ‘Stardust Exciting New Face Award’ for the film
Happy birthday Shriya Saran: Five films that made her the leading lady of South Indian cinema
Tagore: The movie was released in 2003. The film is named after Ravindranath Tagore, a physics professor who forms the Anti-Corruption Force along with his former students to take on corruption in society. Shriya Saran played lead role in the film
Happy birthday Shriya Saran: Five films that made her the leading lady of South Indian cinema
Shukriya - Till Death Do Us Apart: The film was directed by Anupam Sinha, starring Anupam Kher, Aftab Shivdasani, Shriya Saran and Indraneil Sengupta. The movie is an adaptation of the 1998 Hollywood film ‘Meet Joe Black’
Happy birthday Shriya Saran: Five films that made her the leading lady of South Indian cinema
Drishyam: The action thriller film helped Shriya make her space in Bollywood. The film featured Ajay Devgn, Tabu and Shriya Saran in the lead roles