Srinidhi Shetty

Srinidhi Shetty (born October 21, 1992) is an Indian model, actress and beauty pageant titleholder. She was crowned as Miss Diva Supranational 2016 at the Miss Diva - 2016 pageant and later represented India at Miss Supranational 2016, which she won. She is the second Indian representative to have won this title. She has worked in Kannada and Tamil movies.

Srinidhi Shetty
Srinidhi Shetty (cropped).jpg
Miss Supranational 2016
Born
Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty

(1992-10-21) 21 October 1992 (age 27)[1]
EducationBachelor of Electrical Engineering
Alma materJain University, Bangalore
OccupationModel, actress
Years active2016–present
Home townMulki
Height1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)[2]
Title
Beauty pageant titleholder
Major
competition(s)
  • Miss South India 2015
    (Miss Karnataka)
    Miss Beautiful Smile)
  • Manappuram Miss Queen of India
    (1st Runner-up
    (Miss Congeniality)
  • Miss Diva - 2016
    (Winner - Miss Diva Supranational 2016)
  • Miss Supranational 2016
    (Winner)

Early life and educationEdit

Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty was born on 21 October 1992,[1] in a Tulu-speaking Bunt Tuluva Hindu family.[3][4] Both of her parents are from Karnataka state, India. Her father Ramesh Shetty is from the town of Mulki, and her mother Kushala is from Thalipady Guthu, Kinnigoli.[5] She was educated at Sri Narayana Guru English Medium School, followed by a pre-university course at St. Aloysius Pre-University College. She received a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Jain University, Bangalore, and graduated with distinction.[6]

PageantryEdit

In 2012, Shetty competed in the Clean & Clear-sponsored Fresh Face contest, where she was among the top-five finalists.[7] Later, she participated in Manappuram Miss South India in 2015 and won the titles of Miss Karnataka and Miss Beautiful Smile,[8] and later participated in Manappuram Miss Queen of India where she was crowned as the 1st runner up and also named Miss Congeniality.[9][10] She also worked as a model while employed at Accenture.[11]

In 2016, she participated in the 2016 Miss Diva pageant, where she was selected as a finalist and won the Miss Supranational India 2016 title.[12][13] She also won three subtitles for her smile, body and her photogenic face. She went on to represent India at Miss Supranational 2016.[14] On 2 December 2016, she was crowned Miss Supranational 2016 by her predecessor Stephania Stegman of Paraguay in Municipal Sports and Recreation Center, Krynica-Zdrój, Poland. She also won the title of Miss Supranational Asia and Oceania 2016 in the pageant.[15]

During her reign as Miss Supranational 2016, Srinidhi traveled to United Arab Emirates,[16] France,[17] Japan,[18] Singapore,[19] Thailand,[20] Slovakia[21] and numerous trips around Poland and India.[22][23]

ActingEdit

After winning Miss Supranational, Srinidhi began to receive offers to act in films.[24] She had her acting debut in the period action film K.G.F. in 2018.[25] Directed by Prashanth Neel, this was the highest-budget film of Kannada cinema at the time.[26] She has a prominent role in the film's sequel, K.G.F: Chapter 2.[27] She was casted in a Tamil film Cobra alongside Vikram.[28][29]

FilmographyEdit

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year In Film Role(s) Language Notes Ref
2018 K.G.F: Chapter 1 Reena Desai Kannada Debut [30]
2020 K.G.F: Chapter 2  Post production [31]
2020 Cobra  Bhavana Menon Tamil Filming [32]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Film Award Category Result Ref.
2019 K.G.F: Chapter 1 8th SIIMA Awards Best Female Debut Nominated [33]
66th Filmfare Awards South Best Female Debut Nominated [34]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Srinidhi Shetty". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 23 October 2018. Retrieved 23 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Mangaluru girl crowned Miss Supranational 2016". The Times of India. 4 December 2016. Archived from the original on 12 April 2019. Retrieved 19 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Definitely women in India are independent". TVP Polonia. 29 July 2017. Archived from the original on 31 December 2018. Retrieved 31 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Back home, 'Miss Supranational' Srinidhi gets traditional honour". Deccan Herald. 9 December 2016. Archived from the original on 19 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  5. ^ "I am a Kannadiga, happy to start in Sandalwood". Archived from the original on 10 August 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Miss Diva 2016 (Srinidhi Shetty) is an Alumna of Jain University - SET". jainuniversity.ac.in. Archived from the original on 19 January 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty Aspires to be a Top Model of International Stature". mangalorean.com. 27 April 2015. Archived from the original on 19 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  8. ^ "Srinidhi Shetty in Unique Times magazine". UniqueTimes magazine. 12 April 2015. Archived from the original on 6 May 2017. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  9. ^ "Miss Queen of India 2015: Kanika Kapur Wins Title; Srinidhi R Shetty, Gayathri R Suresh Declared Runners-up l". IB Times. 20 April 2015. Archived from the original on 16 November 2016. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  10. ^ Lasrado, Richard (21 April 2015). "Mulki Maiden Srinidhi R Shetty is Miss Queen of India First Runner-up". Mangalorean.com. Archived from the original on 6 December 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  11. ^ "The Engineer who won Miss Supranational". 21 December 2016. Archived from the original on 19 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  12. ^ "Miss Diva 2016 - Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty contestant profile". Indiatimes. Archived from the original on 3 November 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  13. ^ "Miss Supranational, not films, is my priority now: Srinidhi Ramesh Shetty - Times of India". indiatimes.com. Archived from the original on 30 December 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  14. ^ Sharadhaa, A (3 December 2016). "India's Srinidhi Shetty bags 'Miss Supranational 2016 crown". Khaleej Times.
  15. ^ "Mangaluru girl crowned Miss Supranational 2016". Times of India. 4 December 2016. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  16. ^ "Srinidhi Shetty's Dubai Diaries". beautypageants.in. 29 January 2017.
  17. ^ "Srinidhi Shetty as a special guest in MIPTV 2017 in Cannes, France". Miss Supranational. 6 April 2016. Archived from the original on 19 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  18. ^ "Srinidhi Shetty with Miss Supranational Japan 2017 finalists". Times of India. 18 June 2017. Archived from the original on 8 April 2019. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  19. ^ "Srinidhi Shetty at Miss Singapore Supranational 2017 pageant". Indiatimes. 14 August 2017.
  20. ^ "Miss Supranational Srinidhi Shetty gets a traditional welcome in Thailand". Indiatimes. 31 August 2017.
  21. ^ "Poland, Slovak Republic to host Miss Supranational 2017". Missosology. 27 July 2017. Archived from the original on 18 June 2019. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  22. ^ "Srinidhi Shetty's Polish TV interview". 8 December 2016.
  23. ^ "Miss Supranational 2016 Srinidhi Shetty arrives in Mumbai". ETimes - Beauty Pageants. 10 December 2016. Archived from the original on 13 April 2019. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  24. ^ "Srinidhi Shetty: 'KGF' was one of the best decisions of my life". Times of India. 12 October 2018. Archived from the original on 25 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  25. ^ Sharadhaa, A (13 November 2018). "KGF has set the benchmark for me: Srinidhi Shetty". Indian Express. Archived from the original on 19 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  26. ^ "KGF Trailer: The Biggest Ever Kannada Film Looks Impressive". News18. 21 December 2018. Archived from the original on 19 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  27. ^ "Did you know that Srinidhi Shetty rejected seven films for 'KGF: Chapter 2'?". The Times of India. 30 April 2019.
  28. ^ "Srinidhi Shetty in talks for Vikram 58". New Indian Express. 16 October 2019.
  29. ^ "Srinidhi Shetty to share screen space with Chiyaan Vikram in Ajay Gnanamuthu's film". PinkVilla. 16 October 2019.
  30. ^ "All about KGF heroine: Srinidhi Shetty". The Times of India. 28 January 2018. Archived from the original on 14 October 2018. Retrieved 21 December 2018.
  31. ^ Sharadhaa. A (17 December 2018). "My character will have a lot of depth in K.G.F Chapter 2: Srinidhi Shetty". Cinema Express. Archived from the original on 8 January 2019. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  32. ^ Gabbeta Ranjith Kumar (17 October 2019). "KGF actor Srinidhi Shetty joins the cast of Vikram 58". The Indian Express.
  33. ^ "SIIMA Awards 2019: Vijay, Yash, Keerthi, KGF win big, here's full winners list". Deccan Chronicle.
  34. ^ "Nominations for the 66th Filmfare Awards (South) 2019". Filmfare. Retrieved 8 May 2020.


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NotesEdit

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
  Stephania Stegman
Miss Supranational
2016
Succeeded by
  Jenny Kim
Preceded by
  Aafreen Vaz
Miss Supranational Asia & Oceania
2016
Succeeded by
  Jiraprapa Boonnuang
Preceded by
Aafreen Vaz
India's Representative at Miss Supranational
2016
Succeeded by
Peden Ongmu Namgyal
Preceded by
Title was Awarded in Femina Miss India Pageant
Miss Diva Supranational
2016
Succeeded by
Peden Ongmu Namgyal