Supriya Yarlagadda is an Indian actress and producer who works in the South Indian Films. She is a member of the famous Daggubati-Akkineni Family of the South Indian Cinema.
Supriya Yarlagadda was born on Friday, 16 June 1978 (age 41 years; as in 2019) in Hyderabad. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. She went to the Osmania University in Hyderabad to attain her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Family, Caste & Husband
Supriya Yarlagadda’s father, Surendra Yarlagadda was a famous film producer.
Her mother’s name is Sathyavathi Akinneni.
She has a brother named Sumanth Kumar who is a famous actor and producer.
Her maternal grandfather, Akkineni Nageshwara Rao was an actor and producer.
Her maternal uncle is a famous actor and producer, Nagarjuna Akkineni. Venkatesh Daggubati is also her maternal uncle.
Her paternal uncle, D. Ramanaidu was a famous film producer.
Actors Rana Daggubati, Naga Chaitanya, Akhil Akkineni, and Sushanth are her cousins.
She was married to Charan Reddy. She is rumoured to be in a relationship with Adivi Sesh.
She started her career in films at the age of 11, as a cashier for the film ‘Rao Gari Illu (1988).’ When she turned 16, she organised the Visakhapatnam schedule of Gaayam (1993). At the age of 18, she made acting debut with film Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi (1996).
After her films did not work out well, she decided to leave acting and came into production. The first movie that she produced was “Aaha…” (1997).
Since then, she has been working as a producer and became the executive director for the production company called Annapurna Studios in 2000. In 2018, she made her comeback as an actor with “Goodachari.”
- When acting didn’t work out for Supriya, she decided to do something else. She went to her uncle Nagarjuna and asked him whether he had any work for her. He was producing “Aaha…! (1997)” at that time and took her in as a producer.
- In an interview, she revealed that she liked to play negative roles in the film. She added-
I’d do negative roles and I personally believe I’d suit negative roles.”
- She was rumoured to be getting married to Adivi Sesh. When things went out of hands, Adivi took his social media account to announce that he was thinking of his career only and not marriage.
- In 2018, she was appointed as the convener of the Joint Action Committee, which was formed with 21 members after the casting couch scandals in the South Indian Film Industry started to increase. The committee was specifically formed for the actors who had become prey to casting couch and protecting them from it.