Shruthi is the original name of Haripriya, who is a south Indian actress. Hailing from Chikkaballapura, Karnataka, she is also a Bharathanatyam dancer and model. Her maiden venture is in a Kannada film named Manasugula Mathu Madhura. Later, her films didn’t do that well. However, she got Filmfare nomination for her good performance in the political movie Kallara Santhe. The film Cheluveye Ninne Nodalu gained her much appreciation and she became famous in Karnataka. She also acted in a couple of films in Tamil and Telugu.
Shruthi proved her dedication towards acting by taking up a workshop for her role in the Telugu venture Abbayi Class Ammayi. Her Kannada film Ugramm was her acclaimed comeback to Karnataka. She gave a natural performance in the film. Later she worked in big banner films in Karnataka.
Shruthi has some releases lined up in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu. Shruthi’s grandfather was a theater artiste .
Born as Shruthi, the actress changed her name to Haripriya, which acts as her stage name. Following the recent trend to turn the factors of luck, based on numerology the actress altered the spelling of her name to Hariprriya. She was born in Chikkaballapura, Karnataka and studied at Vidya Mandir. Hariprriya completed her Pre-University Course and started learning Bharatanatyam in Bangalore. She claims to have been inspired by her grandfather, who was a theater personality himself.
Hariprriya made her debut in acting with a Tulu film, Badi, directed by
and later on, starred in other languages such as Kannada, Tamil and Telugu. In 2008, she made her first appearance on the Kannada film screen with the movie, Manasugula Mathu Madhura, which wasn’t much of success. After a few unsuccessful projects, Hariprriya got her first Filmfare nomination as the Best Kannada actress with the political satire, Kallara Santhe in 2009. The movie was directed by D.
and starred other actors such as Yash,
, Kishore, and Sobhraj. Hariprriya’s popularity rose with her next film, Cheluveye Ninne Nodalu, and with that, she started receiving offers from directors of other languages. In 2010, she starred in Kanagavel Kaaka, a Tamil film directed by
. The movie was produced by Saravana and Kishore G. Sha under the production company of Akarshini Theatres and was received with a moderate review.
Later on, Hariprriya appeared in a Telugu film, Thakita Thakita, which was Bhumika Chawla’s first production. The movie was a moderate success, and the actress left a good impression on the Telugu audience, due to which was asked to star in the movie
along with Nani. Pilla Zamindar is one of those movies that never get old no matter how many times it is watched, and the actress proved to be a good part in making the movie worthwhile to watch. Hariprriya then went on to act in Malayalam with the movie, Thrivambadi Thampan, a thriller film directed by M. Padmakumar. The movie also stars Jayaram and features the Kannada actor, Kishore. The movie turned out to be a family entertainer and was received with positive reviews. After that, Hariprriya filmed her third Telugu film, Abbayi Class Ammayi Mass along with
. For the movie, Hariprriya underwent a two-week-long workshop for her role as a call girl. She then went on to film, Ugramm, a Kannada cinema which earned her a longing impression as a natural actor and was offered roles in various films such as Ranna and Rikki. Her latest venture is a Malayalam film, Bhadrasanam, a sequel to the movie Anandabhadram. Hariprriya is also part of other Kannada films which are under filming.