Meka Srikanth, born in Gangavathi, Karnataka (23 March 1968), currently placed at Hyderabad, is an Indian film Telugu actor. He did his graduation (B.Com.) from CSI College Of Commerce Karnataka University, Dharwad, Karnataka and even got a diploma from the film institute. He is married to Ooha and has two sons and a daughter.
Srikanth’s first ever movie was Madhura Nagarilo, opposite Nirosha, in 1991. His first hit movie Taj Mahal was released in 1995, produced by Dr. D. Ramanaidu and directed by
Muppalaneni Siva. His other hits include Varasudu, Maa Nannaki Pelli (1997 Tollywood film), Khadgam, Shankar Dada M.B.B.S. (remake of Bollywood film Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.), etc.
He has played many minor plays and is seen in more than 100 Telugu films, few of them being President Gari Pellam (lead actors Menna and
Akkineni Nagarjuna), Rowdy Gaari Teacher,
One By Two,
Jantar Mantar, Hello I Love You, Natu Kodi, Terror, etc. Meka was awarded Nandi Special Jury Award for the movie Mahatma, Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for the film Shankar Dada M.B.B.S. and was nominated for Filmfare Best Actor Award for the film Operation Duryodhana.
Meka Srikanth is from the village of Gangavathi from Karnataka State, India. He is 6 feet tall. At Dharwad University Karnataka, he completed B.Com., and later pursued a diploma in Madhu Institute, Pune. In 1997, he married Sivaranjini. She hails from TamilNadu.She too has acting talent and has done many Telugu movies. Meka Srikanth has three children namely, Medha Srikanth, Roshan Srikanth and Rohan Srikanth. Meka has a good relationship with some of the big shot south actors like Bramhaji, Chiranjeevi, etc. Mega Star Chiranjeevi has created his career on his own. Srikanth is the second one after him to do this
He started his career in Telugu industry. In early days of his career, he did small negative roles, as well as of supporting actor. Sitaratnam Gari Abbai was his big time film. He acted as the main villain.
Pelli Sandadi was the biggest hit. ‘Mahatma’, is his hundredth film. Meka got a chance to work with S. V.
Krishna Reddy for the movie Vinodam. Aahvaanam and Edgire Pavurama are the films he did with S.V. Krishna Reddy. S. V. Krishna Reddy is the famous Telugu director.
He was awarded many awards. He got the Filmfare Award for the Best supporting actor, for his film ‘Shankar Dada MBBS’. He received two state Nandi Award for ‘Mahatma’. He was also given a Special Jury Award, for completing 100 movies. Also, he was nominated FilmFare for Best Actor Award (Telugu), for his work in ‘Operation Duryodhana’ .
Meka Srikanth is about to play a very important role in the next film of
Allu Arjun. The film is of Geetha Arts production and directed by