Sameera Reddy (born 14 December 1978) is an Indian retired actress who primarily worked in Hindi films, in addition to Tamil and Telugu language films. Reddy made her film debut with the 2002 film Maine Dil Tujhko Diya. She is best known for starring in films such as Darna Mana Hai (2003), Musafir (2004), Jai Chiranjeeva (2005), Taxi Number 9211 (2006), Ashok (2006), Race (2008), Varanam Aayiram (2008), De Dana Dan (2009), Aakrosh (2010), Vettai (2012) and Tezz (2012).
Sameera Reddy was born on 14 December 1978 in Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra to a Telugu father and a Mangalorean konkani mother. Her mother Nakshatra, referred to as Niki by her daughters and the media, was a microbiologist and worked with an NGO. She has two siblings, Meghna Reddy, a former VJ and supermodel, and Sushama Reddy, a Bollywood actress and model, both elder to her. She did her schooling at Bombay Scottish School in Mahim, Mumbai and graduated from Sydenham College.
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Reddy described herself as a “tomboy” and “the ugly duckling in the family”, while citing: “I was plump, had glasses and my glam quotient was rather low till I was 19.”
Reddy married Akshai Varde, an entrepreneur, on 21 January 2014, in a traditional Maharashtrian ceremony. They have a son and daughter.
Being a fan of American talk show hostess Oprah Winfrey, Reddy met and presented a saree to Winfrey during her visit to India.
Sameera Reddy Age Boyfriend Husband Family Biography
|Real Name||Sameera Reddy|
|Famous Role||Megha in film Tezz (2012)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 51 kg
in Pounds- 112 lbs
|Date of Birth||14 December 1980|
|Age (as in 2023)||43 Years|
|Birth Place||Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius|
|Hometown||Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|School||Bombay Scottish School, Mahim, Mumbai|
|College||Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai|
|Debut||Bollywood: Maine Dil Tujhko Diya (2002)
Telugu: Narasimhudu (2005)
Bengali: Ami, Yasin Ar Amar Madhubala (2007)
Tamil: Varanam Aayiram (2008)
Malayalam: Oru Naal Varum (2010)
Kannada: Varadhanayaka (2013)
|Family||Father– Chinta Poli (C.P.) Reddy (Businessman)
Mother– Nakshatra Reddy (Microbiologist)
Brother– Not Known
Sister– Meghna Reddy (Model), Sushma Reddy (Actress)
|Favorite Drink||Soy milk|
|Favorite Brands||Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel|
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Marriage Date||21 January 2014|
|Affair/Boyfriend||Shamshul Lalani (Builder)
Junior N.T.R. (Actor)
Akshai Varde (Entrepreneur)
|Husband||Akshai Varde (Entrepreneur)|
|Children||Daughter– Nyra Varde
Son– Hans Varde
Reddy first appeared in ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas’s “Aur Aahista” music video in 1997. She was meant to make her debut as an actress in Saravana Subbiah’s Tamil film Citizen, during the early 2000s, but eventually did not feature. She caught the attention of Bollywood and was cast in a pivotal role in the 2002 Hindi film Maine Dil Tujhko Diya. In 2004, she appeared in Musafir, opposite Anil Kapoor, Aditya Pancholi and Koena Mitra.
Reddy had a huge fan base in south India after her debut in Varanam Aayiram.
Reddy is also the first Indian actress to have her own video game, Sameera the Street Fighter.
Reddy was a judge for the Miss Sri Lanka Online contest in 2012.
|2002||Maine Dil Tujhko Diya||Ayesha Verma||Hindi|
|2003||Darna Mana Hai||Shruti||Hindi|
|Casualty||Anita||English||BBC Medical drama|
|No Entry||(Beach Girl)||Hindi||cameo appearance|
|2006||Taxi Number 9211||Rupali||Hindi|
|Fool & Final||Payal Khanna||Hindi|
|Ami, Yasin Ar Amar Madhubala||Rekha||Bengali|
|One Two Three||Laila||Hindi|
|Vaaranam Aayiram||Meghna||Tamil||Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Debut Actress|
|2009||De Dana Dan||Manpreet||Hindi|
|Oru Naal Varum||Meera||Malayalam|
|Red Alert: The War Within||Lakshmi||Hindi|
|Aakrosh||———||Hindi||Special appearance in song Isak Se Meetha|
|Chakravyuh||———||Hindi||Special appearance in the song Kunda Khola|
|Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum||———||Telugu||Special appearance in the song “Sai Andri Nanu”|
|Ahista||1998||—||Pankaj Udhas||Stolen Moments|
|Tere Aane Ki Jab Khabar Mehke||2000||—||Jagjit Singh||Saher|
|Sameera:The Street Fighter||2006||Ancient Warrior Princess|