Sriman (actor)

Kumaravatha Srinivasa Reddy, better known professionally as Sriman (born February 14, 1972), is a character artist who appears in Tamil and Telugu language films. He is primarily known for his prominent roles in Sethu (1999), Panchathanthiram (2002), Aayutha Ezhuthu (2004), Pokkiri (2007), Aegan (2008), Muni 2: Kanchana (2011) and Kanchana 2 (2015). He is the son of noted producer Prakash Reddy.[1][2]

Sriman
Born
Kumaravatha Srinivasa Reddy

(1972-02-14) February 14, 1972 (age 48)
Other namesSreeman
OccupationActor, TV anchor
Years active1975; 1993–present
Spouse(s)Namitha Reddy

Early lifeEdit

Sriman was born in Gollala Mamidada near Rajamundry EGDT, Andhra Pradesh. His father Karri Prakash is a popular dancer. He also was an assistant dance director, production Executive in his Brothers company. Later he started his production company, which produced 24 Telugu and Kannada films. His mother Jaya Lakshmi is a house wife. He has two siblings, a brother Prabhakaran and a sister Surekha. His uncle K. S. Reddy was the first popular solo Dancer in film industry, popular dance director, acted few films and became Director. He did his schooling in Bharath Higher Secondary School Teynampet and Adyar. He did his degree in Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai. He started his career as child artist in 1975 He was very fond of acting. He learnt Bharathanatyam from dance masters Vasantha mam, film dancing from Sivashankar, Kala and Raghu. Other than his dancing skills, he is also trained horse rider, well trained in martial arts from master Sekar (Kung fu) and gymnastics silambam from Gopal and Pandian masters,

With a strong film background, he started his film career as a child artiste in 1975 Telugu film Bangara Manushulu,[2] but returned to continue his academic studies after acting in a few films. After his college studies he recapped his acting crown in Telugu film Dongalunnaru Jagartha. The film was not successful. He was spotted by director Vikraman and gave him a supporting role in his Tamil debut film Pudhiya Mannargal. He enacted a supporting role in the Vijay-starrer Love Today, which he considers as a turning point in his career".[3] He has frequently appeared in Kamal Haasan's comedy films during the 2000s, including Pammal K. Sambandam, Panchathantiram and Manmadan Ambu.[3]

FilmographyEdit

Tamil filmsEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1994 Pudhiya Mannargal
1997 Raasi Rathnavelu
Love Today Ravi
1998 Thulli Thirintha Kaalam Saravanan
Nilaave Vaa Laasar
Guru Paarvai Guest appearance
1999 Nenjinile Chandru
Iraniyan Iraniyan's friend
Sethu Sethu's friend
2000 Vallarasu Raheem
2001 Dheena Auto driver
Friends Gautham
Vaanchinathan Siva
Kaatrukkenna Veli Dr. Subhash Chandra Bose
Krishna Krishna Balakrishnan
Dosth Dharmaraj
Narasimha Terrorist
Asokavanam Madhu
Manadhai Thirudivittai Ashok
Thavasi Thangarasu 25th Film
2002 Pammal K. Sambandam Malathi's Brother
Saptham
Enge Enadhu Kavithai Bhaskar
Panchathantiram Hanumanth Reddy
Shree Sivakumar
Jaya
Virumbugiren
2003 Ramachandra Suresh Kumar
Chokka Thangam
Vaseegara Sriman
Nala Damayanthi Badri
Thayumanavan
Thennavan
Diwan Duraisingam's son
Kadhal Kirukkan Police Officer
Indru Richard
Pop Corn
2004 Aaytha Ezhuthu Dilli
Kudaikul Mazhai
2005 Sukran Corrupt Police Officer
Thaka Thimi Tha
Thullum Kaalam Meter Govind
Sorry Enaku Kalyanamayidichu Ashok
Unarchigal Ramesh
2006 Imsai Arasan 23rd Pulikecei Agandamuthu
Nenjirukkum Varai
Kovai Brothers
2007 Pokkiri Saravanan
Viyabari
Thoovanam
Satham Podathey Police inspector
Nam Naadu
Vegam
Azhagiya Tamil Magan Sakthi
2008 Sila Nerangalil
Arasangam Terrorist
Pandi Rajapandi
Nalla Ponnu Ketta Paiyyan Anand
Naayagan Viswanath
Aegan
Sadhu Miranda
Pattaya Kelappu Ananthakrishnan
2009 Villu Max
Satrumun Kidaitha Thagaval
Ilampuyal
Thoranai Ganesan
Engal Aasan Kumar
Aarumaname Moorthy
Unnaipol Oruvan Aravind Babu
2010 Sura Thandapani
Indrasena
Mandabam
Manmadan Ambu Madhanagopal's friend
2011 Muni 2: Kanchana Raghava's brother
Aduthathu Prathap
Vedi Cheemachu alias Srinivasan
Vellore Maavattam
Sadhurangam
Anandha Thollai
Naane Varuven
Naan Aval Adhu Unreleased
2012 Billa II Lawyer
Ajantha
2013 Samar Jayakumar
Naiyaandi Paramjothy
2014 Azhagiya Pandipuram Veera Dayalan
2015 Aambala Naddu Ponnu's Husband
Kanchana 2 Dr. Prasad Edison Award for Best Supporting Actor
Massu Engira Masilamani Salesman Sripathy
2016 Miruthan Mall Security
Muthina Kathirika Gopi
2017 Bairavaa PK's assistant
Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva Kasi
Ippadai Vellum
Ulkuthu Sekar
2018 Sketch Bhaskar
Kadaikutty Singam Adiyamaan (Safari)
Utharavu Maharaja
2019 Kanchana 3 Raghava's brother
2020 Darbar Lily's cousin
Master TBA

Telugu filmsEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1975 Bangara Manushulu Child artiste
1993 Dongalunaru Jagartha
1994 Top Hero Dasu's son
1996 Maa Inti Aadapaduchu
2001 Snehamante Idera Gautham Remake of Friends (2001)
2002 Seshu Seshu's friend Remake of Sethu (1999)
2004 Dharma
2009 Pistha Rambabu Telugu version of Thoranai
Eenadu Aravind Babu Telugu version of Unnaipol Oruvan
2011 Oosaravelli Johnny
2012 Rebel
2015 Tripura Taddi Taapaarao

TelevisionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bigg Boss 11's Benafsha Soonawala Shares HOT Bikini Picture With A Message For HATERS!". https://www.filmibeat.com. 23 January 2018. External link in |website= (help)
  2. ^ a b "Pal of Maduraiites". 12 July 2004 – via www.thehindu.com.
  3. ^ a b [1][dead link]

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