Sameera Reddy was born on December 14, 1980, in Chennai. She is an Indian actress who has appeared in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films. She was born to Chintapoli Reddy, a business person and Nakshatra Reddy, a microbiologist. She married Akshai Varde in January 2014 and the couple was blessed with a baby boy on May 24, 2015. She has two sisters, who are both models. She has two elder sisters named Meghna Reddy and
Sushma Reddy, who are also models. In many ways, her many movies had been romantic comedies in some fashion.
She had emotional baggage comedy films with an ex-boyfriend or an ex-girlfriend type of stories that were all great musical comedy films, wherein her character would have an emotional conflict with her lover. She appeared in such comedy genre films such as ‘
No Entry’, ‘
De Dana Dan, etc. Sameera shot to fame with her dare-bare role in ‘
Musafir’. She was part of those actors and actress who felt many times that comedy has to be a part of their career, if at all, the actors needed to remain in the limelight of hit parade. This Telugu actress made her entry in Bollywood at a time when sex and 'skin films' were overdone and people were bored of those themes.
Like every actor, she was also looking for scripts that have comedy taste. Her Bollywood career has come to a halt, as she is a mother now. She acted with many top Bollywood banners, supers stars and even high-budgeted movies. Her favourite co-star was
Saif Ali Khan, Akshay Khanna,
Akshay Kumar. She was recently seen in ‘
Tezz’ with Kangna Ranaut. This Bollywood glamour doll had always done a balance between her southern and Bollywood films and carved a niche as a glamour actress in cinema. Many of her films did good business at the box-office, and she even acted in Bengali and Kannada cinema and became a household name in various regional films too.
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Sameera Reddy is the famous Bollywood actress who also appeared in some of the Telugu and Tamil movies. Born in Andhra Pradesh to a businessman Chinta Poli (her father) and a microbiologist Nakshatr a(her mother), Sameera did not look as pretty as the girls of her time. Her mother worked with an NGO also. Sameera has two elder sisters both of which have earned name and fame. Meghna Reddy has been a supermodel and a VJ and Sushma Reddy has also been a model and an actress. All three girls were highly talented since birth.
Sameera completed her schooling and graduation both from Mumbai itself. As compared with other girls, Sameera did not possess the same glamorous look. She was rather more of a tomboy personality. In school, she used to be plump with specs on eyes. But after the age of 19, her stars turned and she ultimately started her career in the modeling field. Just after graduation, she appeared in the album Aur Aahista of Pankaj Udas in 1997. After this album, she has to take a long break but then her film Maine Dil Tujhko Dia released in 2002 was a breakthrough in her life. She played a pivotal role in it and was appreciated by the audience. The innocence of her character in the film, the spark of her eyes took everyone's heart. In 2004, she featured in the movie Musafir.
Meanwhile, she shifted herself a little towards the Tamil and Telugu films. She acted in the Tamil movie Vaaranam Aayiram opposite Suriya Sivakumar. The movie was super hit and Sameera's role of a confident down-to-earth girl begged her amazing reviews. Back to back, she was offered films after this role. From her first film till now, Sameera shows immense improvement and she is a versatile actress. Though she has a dark complexion yet her sharp features complement her. She is a big fan of
Oprah Winfrey (queen of the American talk show) and she got the chance to meet Oprah during her former visit to India. Oprah was highly impressed by Sameera, the way she carried herself in the Indian attire and her hospitality. Sameera also gifted a saree to Oprah. This humble nature of Sameera Reddy makes her different and unique.
On January 21, 2014, she got married to Akshai Varde (business entrepreneur) in a proper Maharashtrian style. She looked beautiful as a bride and later in 2015, the couple was blessed with a baby boy. Sameera appeared in supporting roles in many blockbuster films like
Darna Mana Hai, ‘Plan’, Fool, and Final, etc. She also came as a lead actress in Taxi Number 9211, ‘Naksha’, ‘
Aakrosh’, etc. Not only this, she was also a judge for the Miss Sri Lanka Online contest (annual beauty pageant running on Facebook) in the year 2012. This talented actress has made and maintained her reputation in the film industry and has worked with many good stars including
Sohail Khan, Ajay Devgan, Anil Kapoor, etc.