Shriya Saran’s one of the reigning queens of South Indian cinema, her face transforming from innocence to glamorous with remarkable ease. Language is no barrier to this actress as she continues to take on roles in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and English films.
Shriya broke into movies with a Telugu movie Ishtam in 2001. Though the movie was not a success, the industry noticed her. This was followed by the 2002 film Santosham with Nagarjuna, which did extremely well. The other two films released the same year Nuvve Nuvve and Chennakeshava Reddy also did well. She got the opportunity to work with some of the major stars and came out with several hits like Tagore (2003) and Chatrapati (2005).
Her Tamil films like Ennaku 20 Unnaku 18 in 2003, Mazhai in 2005 were good performers at the box office. In 2007, she starred in Azhagiya Tamil Magan and she was cast opposite Rajnikanth in Shivaji: The Boss that was one of the biggest films ever made in India
Bollywood also has seen a Shriya with Tujhe Meri Kasam (2003), Thoda Hum Badlo Thoda Tum (2004), Awaarapan (2007) and Mission Istanbul (2008).