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PIX: Shriya Saran's Hottest Covers

Last updated on: September 9, 2011 14:29 IST

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One of the hottest actresses down south, Shriya Saran will turn 29 on Sunday, September 11.

We decided to celebrate the actress by looking back at some of her hottest magazine covers, and listing some fun facts about her. Take a look.


Image: Shriya Saran on Maxim cover

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Before getting into films, Shriya appeared in Renoo Nathan's music video Thirakti Kyun Hawa.

She started her modelling career by acting in a Ponds advertisement. She followed it up with an ad for Fair & Lovely.


Image: Shriya Saran on South Scope cover

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In 2003, Saran made her Bollywood debut with a supporting role in Tujhe Meri Kasam, along with newcomers Ritesh Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza. The film went on to become a hit.

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Even though Shriya has achieved a lot in the south industry, she hasn't seen much success in Bollywood. Her films Mission Istanbul, Shukriya: Till Death Do Us Apart and Ek - the Power of One all bombed at the box office.

Image: Shriya Saran on Jade cover

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Not many know that Shriya has a Bachelors' degree in Literature. 

Her father worked for Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited and her mother was a Chemistry teacher in Delhi Public School, Haridwar.


Image: Shriya Saran on Galata cover

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Shriya has decided to refrain from doing soft drink commercials, as she feels they are harmful to children.

Image: Shriya Saran on JFW cover

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Shriya Saran is the first actress to deliver a lecture to the students of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

Her subject was the history of films, and films as a medium of cultural exchange.


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One of Shriya's upcoming projects is Deepa Mehta's English film Winds of Change, based on Salman Rushdie's best-seller Midnight's Children.


Image: Shriya Saran on Cine Fashion cover

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