Srikanth (born 28 February 1979) is an Indian film actor who mainly appears in Tamil films. He debuted in the romance film Roja Kootam (2002) and went on to star in more such films including April Maadhathil (2002), Manasellam andParthiban Kanavu (2003), before attempting action roles in Joot and Bose (2004). In the following years, his films failed to achieve commercial success, which led him to venture into the Telugu and Malayalam film industries.
Srikanth was born on 28 February 1979 in Tamil Nadu. His parents—Krishnamachari, is from Tiruchanoor (near Tirupati) and Jayanthi—encouraged him in doing films. He did his schooling in SBOA Matriculation and Higher Secondary School, Chennai and is a batchmate of Arya. He did his bachelor’s degree in Hindustan College of Arts and Science, Chennai.
He married Vandana in November 2007, a Telugu woman, who completed MBA in Australia. The couple has two children. a son (born his birthday) and a daughter. (born January 28, 2011).
Srikanth debuted in Sasi’s romantic film Roja Kootam, which was a commercial success. Srikanth then featured in another successful venture April Madhathil alongside Sneha. He bagged the Tamil Nadu State Film Special Award for Best Actor for his role in Parthiban Kanavu, directed by Karu Pazhaniappan. His first released in 2004 is Bose which he paired with Sneha second time after successful venture April Maadhathil. In 2007 where he played Venkatsh’s friendAadavari Matalaku Ardhalu Verule was released to highly positive review and declared a commercial success. The film was Srikanth first Telugu film.His only release in 2008 is Poo was directed by Sasi. His next release was Police Police. In 2011 Sadhurangam was released to mixed reviews. The film was completed in 2006 but the film remained unreleased for five years. The project was released on 7 October 2011. In 2012, he was first seen in S. Shankar’s comedy-dramaNanban, which featured him as part of an ensemble cast including Vijay, Jiiva and Ileana D’Cruz, and released to highly positive reviews.
He also started doing Malayalam films in the 2010s, starring in Uppukandam Brothers Back in Action (2011) and Hero.
|2002||Roja Kootam||Illango||Tamil||ITFA Best New Actor Award|
|2003||Parthiban Kanavu||Parthiban||Tamil||Tamil Nadu State Film Special Award for Best Actor|
|2003||Okariki Okaru||Kameswara Rao||Telugu||Dubbed in Tamil as Unnai Partha Naal Mudhal|
|2005||Oru Naal Oru Kanavu||Cheenu||Tamil|
|2006||Kizhakku Kadalkarai Salai||Santosh||Tamil|
|2007||Adavari Matalaku Ardhalu Verule||Vasu||Telugu|
|2008||Vallamai Tharayo||Sekar||Tamil||Guest appearance|
|2009||Indira Vizha||Santhosh Srinivasan||Tamil|
|2010||Police Police||Ranadhir||Telugu||Dubbed in Tamil as Kutrapirivu|
|2010||Mandhira Punnagai||Tamil||Guest appearance|
|2011||Uppukandam Brothers Back in Action||Bobby||Malayalam||Dubbed in Tamil as Chathriya Vamsam|
|2012||Nippu||Sriram||Telugu||Dubbed in Tamil as Rowdy Raja|
|2014||Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam||Himself||Tamil||Cameo appearance|
|2014||Ethiri En 3||Tamil||Post-production|
|2014||Om Shanti Om||Tamil||Filming|