Sheerin Ramalingam belongs to Bikaner, Rajasthan (India) as she was born there. She was born in a Tamil-Hindu family that are from Neyveli. She came to America (first to Boston) when she was 5. She attended Cypress Creek High School, and there she used to play saxophone, and she wants to be a cardiologist. Because of her acting career, she left her studies in between and began her acting career. Personal Life: Sheerin Ramalingam was born to a Tamil-Hindu family and hence got a taste of two different cultures. Her father, Rajaram Ramalingam, is a computer consultant and her mother, Noor Ramalingam, is a house wife. Her younger sister has appeared on screen in Mayilu (Tamil film), as the younger version of Shammu's character. When Noor Ramalingam was aged 12, she was in Chennai (formerly Madras), in the south of India, she saw an arangetram at school. She told her parents she wanted to take lessons. They didn’t agree. Noor was not able to achieve her goals or couldn't do whatever she used to like because of the culture, but she decided not to let the same thing happen with her daughter. She married Rajaram, a Hindu
Career: From age 2, she was dancing, first Bollywood style, popular in Indian movies, then the serious classical dancing, which her mother introduced to her. According to Sheerin, it wasn’t any hobby, but a part of herself. For Sheerin's graduation dance, her father, Rajaram Ramalingam, rented Olympia's auditorium and cafeteria. During this performance only, the crew of the film, Dasavathaaram, Shammu’s first film, noticed her and shortlisted her to play a small role in the movie. After this, she appeared in other movies with different roles such as Kanchivaram (2009, Tamil), Malayan (2009, Tamil), Kanden Kadhalai (2009, Tamil), Maathi Yosi (2010, Tamil), Paalai (2011, Tamil) and Mayilu (2012, Tamil). She gave a break to her acting career and returned to Florida to pursue a career in medicine at the University of Central Florida. Awards: Even though with such a short time career, she nailed few awards. Sheerin received Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress, Tamil. Also, she was nominated for Best Debut Actress at Vijay Awards.