Shrutika Arjun (b. 1986) is an Indian actress, entrepreneur and television personality who appeared in Tamil-language films.[1][2][3] After two years of acting, she quit the entertainment industry, but returned in 2022 with the third season of the reality series Cooku with Comali, of which she emerged the winner.

Shrutika
Born1986
Other namesShrutika Arjun
OccupationActress, entrepreneur, television personality
Years active2002–2003, 2022–present
SpouseArjun
Children1

Personal lifeEdit

Shrutika was born in 1986 to Sivasankar and Kalpana. Her paternal grandfather is actor Thengai Srinivasan. She studied in Adarsh Vidyalaya Higher Secondary School, Chennai.[4] Her cousin Yogi and brother Adithya are actors.[5][6] She is married to businessman Arjun, and they have one son.[2][7] In 2018, Shrutika founded Haappy Herbs, an Ayurvedic skin brand.[8]

CareerEdit

At age 16, Shrutika was picked to star in Sri (2002) opposite Suriya. A critic noted that the two make a "nice screen pair".[9] Her role as Ammu in the Malayalam film Swapnam Kondu Thulabharam was praised by reviewers.[10] Shrutika also appeared in supporting roles in Tamil films Thithikudhe and Nala Damayanthi.[11] She then left film industry to focus on her education,[10] but said in 2020 that she was open to returning.[2] Shrutika returned to entertainment in 2022 with the third season of the reality series Cooku with Comali, of which she emerged the winner.[12][13]

FilmographyEdit

  • All films are in Tamil, unless otherwise noted.
Year Film Role Notes
2002 Sri Meenakshi
Album Vijaya Lakshmi (Viji)
2003 Nala Damayanthi Malathy
Swapnam Kondu Thulabharam Ammu Malayalam film
Thithikudhe Sruthi

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Platform Notes
2022 Cooku with Comali (Season 3) Contestant Vijay Television Title Winner
2022 Mr and Mrs Chinnathirai Season 4 Host replaced Makapa Anand just for 2 week Vijay Television

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pillai, Sreedhar (18 July 2002). "Mass hero films". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 28 January 2004. Retrieved 20 April 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "Suriya's heroine Shrutika open to comeback after seventeen years". The Times of India. 10 September 2020. Archived from the original on 11 July 2021. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  3. ^ Prasad, Ayyappa (6 July 2001). "Sruthika makes her debut". Screen. Archived from the original on 6 October 2007. Retrieved 18 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Interview: Sruthiga Speaks Out:". Dinakaran. 21 August 2002. Archived from the original on 4 July 2004. Retrieved 21 July 2022.
  5. ^ Raman, Mohan V. (20 October 2012). "He walked tall in tinsel town". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 30 November 2016. Retrieved 9 September 2022.
  6. ^ Adithya Shivpink [@Shivpink] (3 September 2019). "Yes , it's on the birth certificate as my surname... a combination of my dad (shivashanker) and mom (pinky) 😁" (Tweet). Retrieved 9 September 2022 – via Twitter.
  7. ^ BehindwoodsTV (6 September 2020). "நெறய Directors-ஓட Career-அ நான் Finish பண்ணிருக்கேன்!" – Suriya's Heroine Shrutika Breaks! (in Tamil). Archived from the original on 11 December 2021. Retrieved 7 September 2020 – via YouTube.
  8. ^ "Haappy Herbs: Perfect blend of Ayurveda and Modern Aesthetics". Hindustan Times. 27 September 2021. Archived from the original on 16 November 2021. Retrieved 28 March 2022.
  9. ^ Rangarajan, Malathi (26 July 2002). "Sri". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 16 July 2013. Retrieved 20 April 2021.
  10. ^ a b "Sruthika". Sify. Archived from the original on 30 November 2018. Retrieved 25 April 2021.
  11. ^ "Sruthika selected for SANDIYAAR". indiainfo.com. Archived from the original on 5 December 2004. Retrieved 12 January 2022.
  12. ^ "Cooku with Comali 3 fame Shurutika Arjun thanks fans for support; says "I am not even worthy of your overwhelming love"". The Times of India. 15 February 2022. Archived from the original on 16 February 2022. Retrieved 28 March 2022.
  13. ^ "WOW! 'Cook With Comali 3' title winner gets double price money? - Details". IndiaGlitz. 24 July 2022. Archived from the original on 27 July 2022. Retrieved 9 September 2022.