Trisha: Did you know her first on-screen appearance was in Falguni Pathak's song Meri Chunar?

Updated: May 04, 2020, 12:13 | Nikita Wagh
  • Trisha Krishnan, Ayesha Takia

    Born on May 4, 1983, Trisha Krishnan is one of the most popular actresses in Tamil and Telugu film industry. She was born and raised in Chennai. While she is made a name for herself in the South Indian film industry, Trisha made her debut on screen with the music video Meri Chunar Ud Ud Jaye, along with Ayesha Takia. Remember? Trisha was just 18 when she featured in this Falguni Pathak hit track. (All photos/Trisha Krishnan's official Instagram account)

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  • Trisha Krishnan Meri Chunar Song

    Trisha never dreamt of becoming an actress. In fact, she wanted to become a criminal psychologist. But after winning Miss Salem in 1999, Miss Madras 2000, and Miss India 2001 Beautiful Smile, Trisha changed her career plans.

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  • Trisha Krishnan, Akshay Kumar

    While for Bollywood buffs, she is still remembered as the actress who romanced Akshay Kumar in Khatta Meetha (2010), she began her career down south in 2002.

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  • Trisha Krishnan, Akshay Kumar

    Trisha has been paired up with almost every big star from South - Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, Illaiyathalapathy Vijay, Vikram, Ajith, Chiranjivi, Prabhas, Siddharth.

    In picture: Akshay Kumar and Trisha in a still from Khatta Meetha.

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  • Trisha Krishnan childhood

    At age 20, Trisha made her debut in Tamil film Mounam Pesiyadhe opposite Suriya. She went on to grab multiple film projects after that. In 2003, Trisha featured in as good as 6 films - Manasellam, Saamy, Lesa Lesa, Alai, Enakku 20 Unakku 18, Nee Manasu Naaku Telugu. The last one was her Telugu debut.

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  • Trisha Krishnan childhood

    In 2004, Trisha bagged her first award - Filmfare Award for Best Actress - for the Telugu film Varsham, co-starring Prabhas and Gopichand. The film's plot is said to be loosely inspired the makers of Bollywood film Baaghi starring Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor.

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  • Trisha Krishnan

    Trisha has been part of notable Tamil films such as Ghilli (2004), Aaytha Ezhuthu (2004), Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana (2005), Kireedam (2007), Bheemaa (2008), Abhiyum Naanum (2008), Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010), Endrendrum Punnagai (2013), Thoongaa Vanam (2015), Kodi (2016), '96 (2018), and her last outing Petta (2019).

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  • Trisha Krishnan

    Some of Trisha's popular Telugu films are - Varsham (2004), Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana (2005), Athadu (2005), Stalin (2006), Sainikudu (2006), Aadavari Matalaku Arthale Verule (2007), Krishna (2008), King (2008), Bodyguard (2012), Dammu (2012), Nayaki (2016), among others.

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  • Trisha Krishnan

    Trisha is a UNICEF brand ambassador. In 2017, Trisha Krishnan became the first south-Indian to be bestowed with the UNICEF celebrity advocate status. Her profile includes responsibilities such as advocating for the rights of the youth, especially girls.

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  • Trisha Krishnan

    Trisha has also addressed problems faced by children in Tamil Nadu and Kerala such as anaemia, early marriage, child labour and child abuse.

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    Trisha had once revealed in an interview, that she wanted to debut in the film industry with the name Suhasini. However, she was never credited as Suhasini in any of her projects.

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  • Trisha Krishnan

    Though Trisha ditched her aspiration to become a criminal psychologist and pursued a career in films, it is needless to say now that the decision is paying off!

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  • Trisha Krishnan

    Trisha has been impressing the audience for over a decade. In fact, technically speaking she will be completing 2 decades in the glamour industry, after her debut music video 'Meri Chunar Ud Ud Jaaye'.

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  • Trisha Krishnan

    Trisha currently has multiple projects lined up. She will be seen in Garjanai, Raangi, Sugar and Ram.

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  • Trisha Krishnan

    Here's wishing a very happy birthday to Trisha!

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About The Gallery

It's south actress Trisha's birthday on May 4. The actress, who turns 37 this year, completes almost two decades in the showbiz. We take a look at her journey, through candid photos