South Actress Pic Biography
A North-Indian girl, Kiran Rathod has acted in a lot of South-Indian films. She has a “sex bomb” image in the industry.
Kiran was born in 1981in a royal Rajput family in Rajasthan. She graduated from the prestigious Mithibhai College, Mumbai and soon after began working in music videos, which was the stepping stone to her film career.
From Assistant Director to Actor:
Like a lot of other actors in the industry, she started off by assisting in film making. Kiran was the Assistant Director of the super flop film Bal Bramhachari (1996) .
She has worked in Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil and Malayalam films, though her first film was in Bollywood.
Keerti the name itself means popularity. For Keerti Reddy her name was supposed to do the trick. Along with the name, if there was anything else that would have done the trick was the fact that her debut film in Bollywood was with the Abhishek s Tera Jadoo Chal Gaya. If there was any jadoo, it was of the wrong kind.
This Bangalore bred, shy and innocent schoolgirl started career at the tender age of seventeen, while she was studying in Bangalore's Jiddu Krishnamurthy School. Coming from a family of politicians, Keerti always wanted to become a part of the glamour world. She learnt Bharatnatyam for eight long years and had some basic training in classical Karnatic music and classes in diction and voice modulation.
Keerthi Chawla is a familiar name in the South Indian film industry and has been a part of movie biz since 2002.
She made her debut in the Telugu movie, Aadi (2002) with Jr. NTR. After this successful start, she acted in Kannada and Telugu movies. In 2005, she entered the Tamil movie scene with Aanai (2005), which was inspired by the Hollywood movie, Man on Fire.
She followed this up with good performances in movies like Datta (2006), Aalwar (2007), and Nayagan (2008). Aalwar did a great job at the box office. Nayagan saw her as Divya, who elopes with her boyfriend, who gets a call for help from a woman who is kidnapped. Surya (2008) saw her teaming up with Vijaya Chiranjeevi.
Has invested a large portion of her time and wealth into charitable pursuits via the Kavya Madhavan Foundation..