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Kumaravatha Srinivasa, 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

(1972-02-14) February 14, 1972 (age 47)
Other namesSreeman
OccupationActor, TV anchor
Years active1975; 1993–present
Spouse(s)Namitha Reddy

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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 in1975 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] He is considered an imrangen crucial

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Language Role Notes
1975 Bangara Manushulu Telugu Child artiste
1993 Dongalunaru Jagartha Telugu
1994 Pudhiya Mannargal Tamil
Top Hero Telugu Dasu's son
1996 Maa Inti Aadapaduchu Telugu
1997 Raasi Tamil Rathnavelu
Love Today Tamil Ravi
1998 Thulli Thirintha Kaalam Tamil Saravanan
Nilaave Vaa Tamil Laasar
Guru Paarvai Tamil Guest appearance
1999 Sethu Tamil Sethu's friend
Nenjinile Tamil Chandru
Iraniyan Tamil Iraniyan's friend
2000 Vallarasu Tamil Raheem
2001 Dheena Tamil Auto driver
Friends Tamil Gautham
Vaanchinathan Tamil
Krishna Krishna Tamil Balakrishnan
Narasimha Tamil
Asokavanam Tamil Madhu
Kaatrukkenna Veli Tamil Dr. Subhash Chandra Bose
Snehamante Idera Telugu Gautham
Manadhai Thirudivittai Tamil Ashok
Thavasi Tamil Thangarasu
Dosth Tamil
2002 Pammal K. Sambandam Tamil Malathi's Brother
Seshu Telugu Seshu's friend
Saptham Tamil
Enge Enadhu Kavithai Tamil Bhaskar
Panchathantiram Tamil Hanumanth Reddy
Shree Tamil Sivakumar
Jaya Tamil
Virumbugiren Tamil
2003 Ramachandra Tamil Suresh Kumar
Chokka Thangam Tamil
Vaseegara Tamil Sriman
Nala Damayanthi Tamil Badri
Thayumanavan Tamil
Thennavan Tamil
Diwan Tamil Duraisingam's son
Kadhal Kirukkan Tamil Police Officer
Indru Tamil Richard
Pop Corn Tamil
2004 Aaytha Ezhuthu Tamil Dilli
Kudaikul Mazhai Tamil
2005 Sukran Tamil Corrupt Police Officer
Thaka Thimi Tha Tamil
Thullum Kaalam Tamil Meter Govind
Sorry Enaku Kalyanamayidichu Tamil Ashok
Unarchigal Tamil Ramesh
2006 Imsai Arasan 23rd Pulikecei Tamil Agandamuthu
Nenjirukkum Varai Tamil
Kovai Brothers Tamil
2007 Pokkiri Tamil Saravanan
Viyabari Tamil
Thoovanam Tamil
Satham Podathey Tamil Police inspector
Nam Naadu Tamil
Vegam Tamil
Azhagiya Tamil Magan Tamil Sakthi
2008 Sila Nerangalil Tamil
Arasangam Tamil Terrorist
Pandi Tamil Rajapandi
Nalla Ponnu Ketta Paiyyan Tamil Anand
Naayagan Tamil Viswanath
Aegan Tamil
Sadhu Miranda Tamil
Pattaya Kelappu Tamil Ananthakrishnan
2009 Villu Tamil Max
Satrumun Kidaitha Thagaval Tamil
Ilampuyal Tamil
Thoranai Tamil Ganesan
Engal Aasan Tamil Kumar
Aarumaname Tamil Moorthy
Unnaipol Oruvan/Eenadu Tamil/Telugu Aravind Babu
2010 Sura Tamil Thandapani
Indrasena Tamil
Mandabam Tamil
Manmadan Ambu Tamil Madhanagopal's friend
2011 Muni 2: Kanchana Tamil Raghava's brother
Aduthathu Tamil Prathap
Vedi Tamil Cheemachu alias Srinivasan
Vellore Maavattam Tamil
Oosaravelli Telugu Johnny
Sadhurangam Tamil
Anandha Thollai Tamil
Naane Varuven Tamil
Naan Aval Adhu Tamil Unreleased
2012 Billa II Tamil Lawyer
Ajantha Tamil
Rebel Telugu
2013 Samar Tamil Jayakumar
Naiyaandi Tamil Paramjothy
2014 Azhagiya Pandipuram Tamil Veera Dayalan
2015 Aambala Tamil Naddu Ponnu's Husband
Kanchana 2 Tamil Dr. Prasad Edison Award for Best Supporting Actor
Massu Engira Masilamani Tamil Salesman Sripathy
Tripura Telugu Taddi Taapaarao
2016 Miruthan Tamil Mall Security
Muthina Kathirika Tamil Gopi
2017 Bairavaa Tamil PK's assistant
Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva Tamil Kasi
Ippadai Vellum Tamil
Ulkuthu Tamil Sekar
2018 Sketch Tamil Bhaskar
Kadaikutty Singam Tamil Adiyamaan (Safari)
2019 Kanchana 3 Tamil Raghava's brother
Sathuranga Vettai 2 Tamil Filming

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