Kumaravatha Srinivasa Reddy
13 February 1972
|Occupation||Actor, TV anchor|
|Years active||1975; 1993–present|
Kumaravatha Srinivasa Reddy (born 13 February 1972), better known professionally as Sriman, is an Indian film actor who appears primarily in Tamil language films, and also a few Telugu language films. He is primarily known for his prominent character roles in Sethu (1999), Friends (2001) Panchathanthiram (2002), Aayutha Ezhuthu (2004), Pokkiri (2007), Aegan (2008), Muni 2: Kanchana (2011) and Kanchana 2 (2015). He is the son of noted producer Prakash Reddy.
Sriman was born in Gollala Mamidada near Rajamundry EGDT, Andhra Pradesh. His father Karri Prakash is a popular dancer. He also was an assistant dance director, production Executive in his Brothers company. Later he started his production company, which produced 24 Telugu and Kannada films. His mother Jaya Lakshmi is a house wife. He has two siblings, a brother Prabhakaran and a sister Surekha. His uncle K. S. Reddy was the first popular solo Dancer in film industry, popular dance director, acted few films and became Director. He did his schooling in Bharath Higher Secondary School Teynampet and Adyar. He did his degree in Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai. He started his career as child artist in 1975 He was very fond of acting. He learnt Bharathanatyam from dance masters Vasantha mam, film dancing from Sivashankar, Kala and Raghu. Other than his dancing skills, he is also trained horse rider, well trained in martial arts from master Sekar (Kung fu) and gymnastics silambam from Gopal and Pandian masters,
With a strong film background, he started his film career as a child artiste in 1975 Telugu film Bangara Manushulu, but returned to continue his academic studies after acting in a few films. After his college studies he recapped his acting crown in Telugu film Dongalunnaru Jagartha. The film was not successful. In the 90s, he played the hero's friend in several films. He was spotted by director Vikraman and gave him a supporting role in his Tamil debut film Pudhiya Mannargal. He enacted a supporting role in the Vijay-starrer Love Today, which he considers as a turning point in his career". He has frequently appeared in Kamal Haasan's comedy films during the 2000s, including Pammal K. Sambandam, Panchathantiram and Manmadan Ambu.
|1998||Thulli Thirintha Kaalam||Saravanan|
|Guru Paarvai||Guest appearance|
|Kaatrukkenna Veli||Dr. Subhash Chandra Bose|
|2002||Pammal K. Sambandam||Malathi's Brother|
|Enge Enadhu Kavithai||Bhaskar|
|Kadhal Kirukkan||Police Officer|
|2005||Sukran||Corrupt Police Officer|
|Thaka Thimi Tha|
|Thullum Kaalam||Meter Govind|
|Sorry Enaku Kalyanamayidichu||Ashok|
|2006||Imsai Arasan 23rd Pulikecei||Agandamuthu|
|Satham Podathey||Police inspector|
|Azhagiya Tamil Magan||Sakthi|
|Nalla Ponnu Ketta Paiyyan||Anand|
|Satrumun Kidaitha Thagaval|
|Unnaipol Oruvan||Aravind Babu|
|Manmadan Ambu||Madhanagopal's friend|
|2011||Muni 2: Kanchana||Raghava's brother|
|Vedi||Cheemachu alias Srinivasan|
|Naan Aval Adhu||Unreleased|
|2014||Azhagiya Pandipuram||Veera Dayalan|
|2015||Aambala||Naddu Ponnu's Husband|
|Kanchana 2||Dr. Prasad||Edison Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|Massu Engira Masilamani||Salesman Sripathy|
|Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva||Kasi|
|Kadaikutty Singam||Adiyamaan (Safari)|
|2019||Kanchana 3||Raghava's brother|
|1975||Bangara Manushulu||Child artiste|
|1994||Top Hero||Dasu's son|
|1996||Maa Inti Aadapaduchu|
|2001||Snehamante Idera||Gautham||Remake of Friends (2001)|
|2002||Seshu||Seshu's friend||Remake of Sethu (1999)|
|2009||Pistha||Rambabu||Telugu version of Thoranai|
|Eenadu||Aravind Babu||Telugu version of Unnaipol Oruvan|
2011 - Muthal thotta (film) sriman, karuna, abinaya muthal thotta
- "Pal of Maduraiites". 12 July 2004 – via The Hindu.
- "Sriman: Vikram taught me nuances in acting - Times of India". The Times of India.
- "Cinema - The Hindu".
- "Dailynews - Mr. Shakila". 2 December 2005. Archived from the original on 2 December 2005.