Trisha Krishnan (born 4 May 1983), known mononymously as Trisha is an Indian film actress and model, who primarily works in South Indian films.
Trisha was born to Krishnan and Uma in Chennai (then known as Madras) into a Tamil Brahmin family in the Palakkad, Kerala. She completed schooling at the Sacred Heart Matriculation School in Church Park, Chennai. She later pursued a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) course at the Ethiraj College for Women (Chennai). She ventured into modeling and appeared in several print and television commercials. In 1999, she won the "Miss Salem" beauty pageant, and later the same year, the Miss Madras contest. She had also won Miss India 2001 pageant's "Beautiful Smile" award.
Trisha had aspired to become a criminal psychologist initially hence she resisted the thought of pursuing acting. As she wanted to complete her studies first. She also appeared in Falguni Pathak's music video Meri Chunar Udd Udd Jaye as Ayesha Takia's friend. She was later approached for an acting role in Tamil movie Lesa Lesa by Indian film director Priyadarshan, which marked the beginning of her professional career as an actress. During her college course, she had occupied herself with a tight shooting schedule.
Soon after her pageant success, Trisha began her acting career in an uncredited role as Simran's friend in Jodi. Her debuted first project was the Priyadarshan-directed Lesa Lesa and due to growing popularity with the promotional posters for the film. also creating an offer to star in the AR Rahman musical hit, Enakku 20 Unakku 18 (2003). However, both the projects' releases were severely delayed. And her first release was Ameer's Mounam Pesiyadhe opposite of Surya Sivakumar. The film became a moderate success at the box office and managed to gain credentials for Trisha. Manasellam, her second project, saw her play a cancer patient; but the film went unnoticed despite positive reviews for the film and the actress.
Here some look at awards and recognition of Trisha Krishnan :
- Cinemaa Awards (2004,2007)
- Edison Awards (2010,2016)
- Filmfare Awards South (2004,2005,2007,2016)
- Internation Tamil Film Awards (2003)
- Nandi Awards (2005)
- Santosham Film Awards (2004,2005,2012)
- South Indian International Movie Awards (2012,2013.2014,2014,2017)
- Tamil Nadu State Film Awards (2009)
- Kalaimamani Awards (2010)
and many more.....