Swathi Reddy is a famous actress and television presenter who majorly appears in South Indian language movies such as Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam. She was a prime time television host on Maa TV and hosted the show Colors, from which she got her nickname Colors Swati, before landing the part in mainstream cinema.
Swathi Reddy Biography
Swathi Reddy was born on the 19th of April 1987, in Vladivostok, Soviet Union (now Russia). She’s currently 34 years old.
|Birth Name||Svetlana Reddy|
|Nickname||Colors Swati, Swati|
|Date of Birth||April 19, 1987|
|Place of Birth||Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, Russian SFSR, USSR|
|Age||34 years old|
|Profession||Actress, Former TV host, Occasional Singer, Voice Actress|
- Father – Siva Rama Krishna Reddy (Worked as submariner in Indian Navy)
- Mother – Indira Devi
- Siblings – Siddharth Reddy (Brother)
Swathi attended SFS High School in Visakhapatnam. She, then, enrolled at St. Mary’s College in Yousufguda, Hyderabad from where she graduated in biotechnology.
Swathi married her longtime boyfriend Vikas Vasu, a Malayali pilot, on 30 August 2018.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 3 inches|
Centimeters – 160 cm
Meters – 1.6 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 52 kg|
Pounds – 114 lbs
|Distinctive Features||Petite build|
Swathi first landed a supporting role in the 2005 Telugu film, Danger for her role as Lakshmi. Her first leading role happened with the Tamil film Subramaniapuram in 2008, where she played the role of Thulasi. She was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil and Vijay Award for Best Debut Actress for her performance in the film.
She has acted in different language films such as Ashta Chamma, Amen, Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara, Vadacurry, Double Barrel, Tripura, to name a few.
She ventured into showbiz as a TV host at the age of 17 where she hosted Telugu television show Colours on Maa TV. She hosted over 150 episodes before landing roles in films.
Playing the role of Lavanya in the Telugu film Ashta Chamma that earned her Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu and Nandi Award for Best Actress.
She has appeared in an advertisement for “Cadbury’s Dairy Milk”.
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Swathi Reddy Facts
She born in Soviet Union (now Russia) when her father, who was an officer in the Indian Navy, went for submariner training in the Soviet Union.
As a voice actress, she voiced for actress Ileana D’Cruz in the film Jalsa.
In 2010, she gave her voice to an HIV/AIDS education animated software tutorial created by the nonprofit organization TeachAIDS.
She has also sang a few songs like “Unbelievable” and “A Square B Square”, for her own film Katha Screenplay Darshakatvam Appalaraju and 100% Love, respectively.