The former Miss Madras, Trisha is a south Indian Actress who is known for her role in ‘Sammy’ and ‘Ghilli’ her biggest hits in the Tamil Industry. ‘Varsham’ which was her commercial as well as critical Telugu hit, earned her repertoire in the industry and also a Filmfare award for Best Actress South. Trisha has huge fan following despite the fact, that she has done only one Hindi film. Although her majorities of movies are in Tamil and Telugu she very well knows English, Hindi, and French languages. She currently stays at Chennai along with her parents and grandmother.
Trisha Krishnan was born in 1983 on 4th May, in Chennai to Krishnan and Uma Krishnan, a family whose ancestors relocated from a region named Palakkad in Kerala. Trisha was raised and brought up in Delhi. Her mother is also known for her beauty and has been offered several films, from popular actors including Kamal Hassan, but she turned them down as she wants to focus on her daughter’s career.
She can be seen cheering for Trisha everywhere from shoots to Award Functions. They have also shot an ad commercial together. In 2015 she got engaged to a Chennai based a business man but soon ended their relationship the same year.
Trisha completed her high school education from Sacred Heart Mariculation School near Church Park. Later she went on to graduate in Bachelor of Business Administrator (BBA) from Ethiraj College for Women in Chennai. Throughout her college career she explored with her modeling career, taking part in various beauty pageants as well as posing for various magazines and shooting commercials. She won the title of ‘Miss Salem’ in 1999. Soon in the same year she was titled ‘Miss Madras’. She also won ‘Beautiful Smile’ in 2001 Miss India.
Initially she wanted to pursue her studies and wanted to become a Criminal Psychologist. But as she appeared in a music video by Falguni Pathak ‘Meri Chunar Udd Udd Jaye’ starring as Ayesha Takia’s friend. She was offered a role by director Priyadarshan in ‘Lesa Lesa’ which became her first film.
Trisha Krishnan Net Worth
Working in front of the camera since her teens, the south Indian actress has made an estimated net worth of $9.5 million US dollars as of 2017. Trisha charges 80 Lakhs to 1 Crore per movie.
Being an Animal lover, she is known to actively campaign with PETA being their Goodwill Ambassador. The actress earns millions every year from her endorsement deals including brands like Vivel Di Wills, Fairever Fairness Cream, and Scooty Pep+. Her popularity is at that extreme that for the brand fanta India she competed with Preity Zinta and Rani Mukherjee for the brand endorsement.
The actress debuted on silver screen through Priyadarshan’s ‘Lesa Lesa’. She also starred in AR Rahman’s musical hit ‘Enakku 20 Unakku 18’ (2003). Although both these projects faced a delayed release making ‘Ameer’s Mounam Pesiyadhe’ her first release, which was decent hit, but she gained attention from the critics as they were all praises for her. Her film ‘Sammy’ became her first major commercial hit. She debuted in Telugu Cinema, with ‘Vikram’, this made her an overnight star.
She also won Telugu Filmfare and Santosham Award for her role in the film.
In 2010, she gave a huge commercial hit ‘Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa’, a typical love story. This film earned her a Vijay Award for Favorite Heroine. She made her Bollywood debut in 2010 opposite Akshay Kumar in ‘Khatta Meetha’ which gained mixed reviews and turned out as average at the box office. Her Tamil film ‘Mankatha’ became the highest grossing film of Trisha’s career as well as the year.
Currently the actress is shooting for ‘Hey Jude’ a Malayalam film which will be released this year. ‘Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kadhal’ which is a Tamil Film starring Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi, will also be released in 2017. Recently, Trisha made headlines when fans criticized her for being in favor of Jallikattu (a sport where a bull is release into a crowd of humans who try to tame the animal), despite her association with PETA.
The model turned actress has been working in the industry since her college days and was meant to be the star that she is today. She has given some amazing performances in the past and we are sure to believe that she will amaze her fans yet again this year with her new releases.