Shreya Dhanwanthary – Her journey from an engineering student to Miss India finalist

Shreya Dhanwanthary

Shreya Dhanwanthary(born on 30 November 1988) is an Indian model and a film actress, in Bollywood and Tollywood. She always dreams of becoming an actress. From the age of four, she started taking participation in the dance competitions. Shreya made her debut from the Bollywood movie ‘Why Cheat India’.


She worked for Elite in Delhi and on the advice of Bhumi Pedneker, she moved to Mumbai to fulfil her dream of becoming an actress.
In 2008, When Shreya was in her third year of engineering she participated in Femina Miss India South. She was the first runner up in Femina Miss India South. Being a runner up it had given her the confidence to compete for the next level which is Miss India 2008, here she was the finalist.
After being a finalist in Miss India 2008 she got an offer of Telugu movie name Sneha Geetham in which she played the role of Shailu. The movie was released in the year 2010. In between Shreya has also signed another Telugu movie Josh.

Short Flim and Web series

Shreya worked in the short film ‘The Girl In Me’.  In 2016, Shreya was seen in the very popular web series Ladies Room in which she played the role of Radhika Khanna. After that, she played the role of Devashi Tailor in the Zoom Studios original web series ‘The Reunion’ which was released in 2018. Currently, she is working in the web series ‘The Family Man’ playing the role of Zoya.

 Hindi Films and Advertisement

She got actual recognization and name-fame from her role as Nupur Dubey in the Hindi movie ‘Why cheat India’ in which she was seen opposite Emraan Hashmi.

Shreya as Nupur in ‘Why Cheat India’

Shreya Dhanwanthary was successful in endorsing some of the famous brands like Airtel, Pantaloons, Vogue Eyewear, 7 UP, India Matrimony, Fastrack, liberty, Samsung, Fastrack and so on.

Family background

Shreya Dhanwanthary was born in a middle-class Telugu family. She lived in 7 countries because her father Vijay Dhanwanthary works in aviation. Her sister name is Shruthi Dhanwanthary.

with sister Shruthi

Educational background

After living in 7 different countries Dhanwantry moved to India for her higher studies in Delhi. She holds a BTech degree in electronics and communication from National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Telangana.

More about her

  • She is a fitness freak and loves spending time in the gym.
  • She is also a writer. She had written a book name ‘Fade to white’ in 2016.
  • She had spent her  17 years in the Middle East.
  • She is an avid dog lover.
  • Shreya had an Arabic tattoo on her right wrist.

She is a perfect example of beauty with brain.

Watch her in ‘The Reunion’ here

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