Shraddha Arya is an Indian model and a film and television actress who has predominantly worked in Telugu films. She is best known in the south of India for her modern and glamorous role in A. Kodanda Rami Reddy directed Tollywood movie ‘Godava’ alongside actor Vaibhav Reddy.
In 2005, Shraddha made her debut in the Tamil film industry via the movie titled Kalvanin Kadhali. In 2007, she got a dream debut in Bollywood when she portrayed the role of Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter ‘Ritu’ in the movie Nishabd which was directed by Ram Gopal Varma.
Shraddha Arya’s other achievements include being the lead model in the music video for ‘Soniye Hiriye,’ a song which was featured in Shael Oswal’s album. Shraddha was also a winner on the show Cine Star Ki Khoj. She also appeared as the female protagonist in the TV soap opera ‘Main Laxmi Tere Aangan Ki’ alongside Sudeep Sahir. She is currently the female lead in the daily TV show Tumhaari Paakhi which airs on Life OK.
Biography and career
Shraddha Aryawas born on 17thAugust 1987 in Delhi. She began her career as a model and worked in some music videos before venturing into acting in movies and television.Shraddha’s parents were very supportive when she informed them about her decision to enter showbiz. They consider the entertainment industry to be just as serious a profession as any other. Shraddha prefers working on television rather than Telugu movies and that is also one of the reasons why she lives in Mumbai, the hub of both the TV industry and Bollywood.
Most women feel that draping and wearing a sari can be quite problematic. However, Arya is very comfortable donning a sari on the silver screen and actually loves flaunting them in her movies and TV shows. She states that her experience as an actress in the film industry down south, particularly Telugu movies, has enabled her to become very proficient in the art of draping a sari with élan.
Shraddha Arya’s last and current acting commitments have been produced by the same production house and she feels that it is a really good thing to have happened to her. She maintains that her strong association with the channel and the production house has brought some exclusivity to her and also made her attuned to their thought process and team management. It also gives her the added leverage as being the preferred choice for newer projects.
Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki: Shraddha Arya played the lead role opposite actor Sudeep Sahir in this daily soap opera which was telecast on Life OK channel. She had a double role in the show and essayed the characters of Kaanchi and Lakshmi. The show was quite popular and garnered her lots of fan attention and appreciation.
Tumhari Paakhi: It is a daily show made by Shashi and Sumeet Mittal which airs on Life OK channel. Arya is portraying the main role of Paakhi, an educated young adult who was married off to Anshuman,played by Iqbal Khan, when she was only 6 years old. However, she did not go to her in-laws house at that time as some problems arose between the two families.
Now as a young and educated girl, Paakhi works as a tourist guide and lives a normal life in Chittorgarh. She has a calm, humble, and positive nature and rarely loses her temper. Paakhi has no recollection of her marriage, but has heard stories about it. Her parents never put any pressure on her to get together with Anshuman, but she makes the choice to wait for him.He does come back to her, and the ensuing events form the rest of the interesting storyline.
Shraddha feels that people of all age groups will be able to relate to her character and the show’s plot. She also feels that the narration is simply stupendous!
Nishabd: It is a 2007 Hindi film made by Ram Gopal Varma. The lead roles were essayed by Amitabh Bachchan and Jiah Khan. Arya’s played the role of Bachchan’s daughter in the film.
Paathshaala: It is a 2010 Hindi film directed by Milind Ukey and starring Nana Patekar, Ayesha Takia, and Ali Haji. The movie featured an extended special appearance by Shahid Kapoor. Shraddha essayed the role of Natasha, a student, in this movie.
Shraddha Arya is currently a well-established television actress. But she maintains that the Hindi film industry is as alluring as television. Hence, she does want to act in Bollywood movies as and when opportunities come to her. She however reiterates that she is not going to abandon her TV commitments for a role in movies. Shraddha is a practical woman and states that she will take a break from TV to do films, as and when they are offered to her.
There is no information about the relationship status of Shraddha. It was reported that she was dating Naman Shaw. But Arya denied it and maintains that they are just good friends.
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