Keerthy Suresh is an Indian actress, dancer, playback singer, philanthropist and promotional model.
|Born||17 October 1992 ( Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India)|
|Height||5.3 ft (1.63 m)|
|Father||G. Suresh Kumar|
Keerthy was born on 17 October 1992 in Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India.
She appears predominantly in Tamil and Telugu films, in addition to a few Malayalam films.She began her career as a child actress in the early 2000’s and returned to films after studying fashion design.
Her debut film was Geethaanjali. She went on to star in successful films such as Ring “Master” (2014), “Remo” (2016), “Bairavaa” (2017), “Sandakozhi 1 & 2” (2018), “Mahanati” (2018), “Penguin”(2020), “Miss India” (2021), “Good Luck Sakhi” (2022) and “Sarkaru Vaari Paata” (2022).
Her father G. Suresh Kumar is a filmmaker of Malayali descent, while her mother Menaka is an actress of Tamil origin. She has an elder sister Revathy Suresh.
Until class four, Keerthy did her schooling in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She then studied in Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram before coming back to Chennai to join the Pearl Academy, where she completed her degree in fashion design.
She also spent time on an exchange program in Scotland for four months, before completing a two-month internship in London. Despite making a career in acting, she has stated that she was also “seriously considering a career in designing”.
Keerthy also knows to play the violin.
Relationships and affair
Keerthy Suresh and music director Anirudh Ravichander are rumoured to be in a relationship. Several reports suggest that the couple will tie the knot later this year.
However, neither Keerthy nor Anirudh have opened up about their relationship.
In the early 2000’s, Keerthy worked as a child actress in a few of her father’s productions, such as Pilots 2000, Achaneyanenikkishtam and Kuberan and some television serials.
11 years after Kuberan, she made her debut as a lead actress in Priyadarshan’s horror film Geethaanjali, in which she had a dual role.In 2014, Keerthy had her next release Ring Master. The film was a commercial success.
Her first Tamil film release was A. L. Vijay’s romantic comedy Idhu Enna Maayam in 2015, opposite Vikram Prabhu, though the film did not perform well at the box office.
Her Telugu debut was planned to be Ainaa Ishtam Nuvvu. However, the film is delayed since 2015. Subsequently, the debut was the 2016 film Nenu Sailaja with actor Ram Pothineni.
In January 2017, Keerthy appeared in Bairavaa, opposite actor Vijay and directed by Bharathan. She also appeared in Tamil film Paambhu Sattai and Telugu film Nenu Local in 2017.
Mahanati and beyond
Her first release in 2018, was Agnyaathavaasi in Telugu. The film opened to positive reviews and became a hit.
She also acted in the Nag Ashwin-directed biographical drama Mahanati. Her performance in the film featured in the list of “100 Greatest Performances of the Decade” by Film Companion.
In late 2018, she appeared in three consecutive commercial films, Saamy Square opposite Vikram directed by Hari, Sandakozhi 2 opposite Vishal directed by N. Lingusamy and Sarkar opposite Vijay, directed by AR Murugadoss.
In 2020, she appeared in the thriller film Penguin, which released on Amazon Prime due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in the drama film Miss India which released on Netflix.
In 2021, Keerthy starred in the Telugu language film Rang De opposite Nithiin. Keerthy’s next film Annaatthe starring Rajinikanth directed by Siva opened to negative reviews but was a commercial success.
Her first release of 2022 was the Telugu film Good Luck Sakhi which again opened to negative reviews and ended up as a commercial failure. Keerthy went on to appear alongside director Selvaraghavan in Saani Kaayidham. Her role went on to be critically acclaimed and is one of her best roles done by her.
Her next film was the Parasuram directorial Sarkaru Vaari Paata, alongside Mahesh Babu which was a commercial success. She is now roped into a new woman-centric film Revolver Rita which is coming to Netflix as a post-theatrical release.
Casting Couch Controversy
One of the most controversial aspects of the film industry is Casting Couch.Keerthy Suresh has expressed her side of the story on this controversial issue.
She said, “Many of my co-stars have shared their experiences with me. But I have not experienced it till now. I have been very decent and straightforward all through my career, and maybe that’s why nobody approached me with such intentions.”
“In case some filmmaker asks me to commit myself to him to get a role in his film; I would prefer to reject the offer, no matter what.”
She won the National Film Award for Best Actress for portraying actress Savitri in the Telugu film Mahanati (2018).
She has also received three SIIMA Awards, one Filmfare Award South, and one Zee Cine Awards Telugu among others for her performance in various films.
She was recognized as Forbes 3 under 30 in 2021.
Keerthy won the National Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in the Nag Ashwin-directed biographical drama Mahanati.
Keerthy Suresh Net Worth
Keerthy Suresh has a net worth of around $4 Million (Rs. 30 Crore INR).
The Remo actress usually charges Rs. 2 to 3 crore per film. But, for her upcoming film Dasara with Nani, Keerthy is said to be taking Rs. 4 crores. With all this, the Telugu actress has become one of the highest-paid actresses in the south.
She is also the brand ambassador for several popular brands like Reliance Trends, Usha International, Jos Alukkas, and many others and charges Rs. 15 to 30 lakh per endorsement.
|Net Worth||$ 4 M|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||30 crores INR|
|Monthly Income And Salary||30 lakh +|
|Yearly Income||3.6 crore +|
|Income Source||movies, brand endorsements|
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Ans. According to reports, the diva charges around Rs. 2.5 to Rs. 3 crore for a single film.