Riya Suman is a prominent Indian actress and model whose work has spanned both the Telugu and Tamil film industry. She has been played the lead part in several popular commercial movies. Riya comes from the city of Mumbai, where she pursued a degree in Management Studies from the RA Podar College of Commerce. She had always wanted to be a part of the silver screen, and she explored many small modeling and acting options during her days in college.
Her passion for acting took her to Anupam Kher’s School of Acting from where she secured a diploma. She received her big break while still a part of the course. She was cast along with the famous Telugu Natural star, Nani, in the movie ‘
.’ The 2016 film became a great box office hit and gained her a large, adoring fan base in South India. She then went on to work in the movie, ‘The Paper Boy.’ Her natural poise and versatile acting lent her a lot of favorable reviews from leading film critiques.
Riya then began a project with Kollywood through the Rathna Siva’s ‘
’ with the well-known actor, Jiva. This movie was dubbed in Telugu with the title, ‘Stalin Andharivadhu.’ Riya is a great fan of literature, and it was her love for stories written by great Hindi authors like Premchand that set her down the path of acting. She believes that language cannot draw boundaries in cinema.
She made her debut in cinema with the name ‘PriyaShri,’ but, she reverted to her birth name as it had already stuck to her image. During her work, she also picked up languages to better understand and bring out her characters. She has also worked in many advertisement films and has done a short called ‘Life is Beautiful.’ Her skill has made her a major figure in the industry.