Saran was born in Dehradun and spent most of her childhood in Haridwar. In , her dance master gave her the opportunity to appear in Renoo Nathan's debut music video "Thirakti Kyun Hawa", which brought Saran to the attention of many Indian filmmakers. Although Saran aspired to become a well-known dancer, she was offered a leading role. Thus, Saran made her film debut in with the Telugu film Ishtam , and had her first commercial success with Santhosham She subsequently appeared in several more Telugu films while making in-roads in the Hindi and Tamil industries.
Language is no barrier to this actress as she continues to take on roles in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and English films. When it comes to style, Shriya is one of the most stylish actresses of Southern films. Be it sarees, lehengas, dresses or bikinis, Shriya Saran looks hot in all. She has barely ever failed to impress us with her appearances for events or photoshoot for the covers of popular magazines. While her personal dressing style is generally safe, she doesn't shy away from experimenting once in a while.