Aditi Rao Hydari made her acting debut with the 2007 Tamil film Sringaram, in which she enacted the lead character, as a devadasi. Hydari was approached and offered the role, after Ramanathan saw her dance performance at a conference for three days.
The film received critical acclaim and fetched several accloades, including three National Film Awards. Her first film to release in theatres, however, was the 2006 Malayalam film Prajapathi, in which she starred alongside Mammootty. In 2009, she essayed a supporting role in Delhi-6, directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.
Her most significant role was when she appeared in the film Yeh Saali Zindagi in 2011, for which she won the screen award and was seen in Bollywood film Rockstar. She has also appeared in Airtel 3G advertisement in April 2011.
She starred in Fox Star Studios film titled London, Paris, New York as the female lead opposite Ali Zafar. In this movie the actor made her singing debut by singing two of the songs.
Aditi Rao Hydari was seen in Murder 3 alongside Randeep Hooda and Sara Loren in February 2013.
Sun sign: Scorpio
Personal life: Aditi Rao and Aamir Khan’s wife Kiran Rao are first (maternal) cousins. Her maternal grandfather J Rameshwar Rao was the Raja of Wanaparthy in Andhra Pradesh while her paternal great grandfather Sir Akbar Hydari was the Chief Minister of Hyderabad State.
In 2005 and 2009 it was reported that she was married to Satyadeep Mishra, a former bureaucrat. However in a 2012 interview the actress declined to comment on her marital status.
2009 Delhi 6
2011 Yeh Saali Zindagi
2012 London, Paris, New York
2013 Murder 3
2013 Naam Hai Boss - filming
On item numbers
I would love to do an item number. The song should be raunchy.
On doing bold scenes
Being bold is about baring your soul, not removing your clothes.
On being an actress
I want to be a heroine because you get to live a journey when you are a heroine. When you play a supporting role, you get to play only one aspect of that life.
On silicone surgery
It is more about the manner in which people have been brought up in. I think you should have steel in your soul and not silicone in your body.