Birthdate: 28th October, 1986
Marital Status: Single
Aditi Rao Hydari won herself a screen award for her performance in the Sudhir Mishra film titled ‘Yeh Saali Zindagi’.
Aditi Rao Hydari and Kiran Rao, Aamir Khan’s wife are maternal cousins.
Biography: Aditi Rao Hydari is a well-known Indian actress and a classical bharatnatyam dancer. She was born on the 28th of October, 1986 at the Indian city of Hyderabad, the former Nizam capital. She comes from the royal family of Raja J Rameshwar and Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari of former Wanaparthi princely state of present Andra Pradesh. She is the grandniece of the former Assam Governor, Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari and she is also the great grand-daughter of Akbari Hydari.Shanta Rameshwar Rao and Raja J Rameshwar are her maternal grandmother and grandfather. Shanta Rameshwar Rao, a respected educationist, is the chairperson of Orient Blackswan, the publishing house. On the other hand Raja J Rameshwar used to govern over the administrative matters of Wanaparthi during the morning hours.
Aditi Rao Hydari started her journey in B Town with the Tamil film titled ‘Sringaram’ (2006), directed by Saradha Ramanathan. Here she played the lead role of that of a devdasi. The entire film was based upon the art of classical dancing and both the director and the producer (viz Saradha Ramanathan and Padmini Ravi respectively) are two distinguished Bharatnatyam dancers. The director had been a witness to Aditi’s spectacular dance performance at a conference for 3 days and he was quite impressed with Aditi, as a result of which he gave her the lead role in his film. ‘Sringaram’ was a hit and it received numerous recognitions and awards. This film received three National Film Awards. Her very first on-screen debut as an established actress happened with the release of the Malayalam film, ‘Prajapathi’ (2006), directed by Ranjith, where she appeared alongside the renowned Muhammadkutty Ismail Panaparambilknownpopularly as Mammootty. Next up in 2009, she went on to play a supporting role in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s ‘Delhi-6’. Her performance in the 2011 Sudhir Mishra film, ‘Yeh Saali Zindagi’ was commendable and she won herself a screen award for this film.
Apart from the domain of films, Aditi also once appeared in an Airtel 3G advertisement(April, 2011).
Her latest release was the 2012 film by Anu Menon titled ‘Londan, Paris, New York’ where she played the lead role opposite Ali Zafar. This film also marks her singing debut as she sang two of the songs in this film.
Her filmography includes ‘Prajapathi’ (2006), ‘Sringaram’ (2006), ‘Delhi 6’ (2009), ‘Yeh Saali Zindagi’ (2011), ‘Rockstar’ (2011) and ‘London, Paris, New York’ (2012), ‘Murder 3’ and ‘Naam Hai Boss’.