Trisha has successfully completed 16 years in cinema. In a male-driven field, she is still one of the most wanted heroines, and is part of much awaited films including superstar Rajinikanth’s Petta.
Her last release was the much loved 96, a romantic love story in which she had shared the screen space with Vijay Sethupathi. The movie is one of the most successfuly love stories in the recent years.
To mark her 16th year in cinema, her fans and well-wishers trended a hashtag #16YearsofSouthQueenTrisha on Twitter. The hashtag led the trends yesterday and the actress was overwhelmed with all the love and attention.
In a tweet, she said, “Thank you all so much such. beautiful posts,msgs and videos. You guys celebrate me more than I do myself. “sweetest” 16 years I cud’nt have asked for more and people like you’ll who keep this going #grateful #blessed”.
After appearing in a supporting role in the 1999 Tamil film Jodi, she had her first lead role in the 2002 film Mounam Pesiyadhe. She later rose to fame starring in the successful films, Saamy (2003) and Ghilli (2004) in Tamil cinema and Varsham (2004) in Telugu cinema, for which she secured her first South Filmfare Best Actress Award.
She went on to win the award two more times for Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana (2005) and Aadavari Matalaku Ardhalu Verule (2007). In 2010, she made her Bollywood début in Khatta Meetha.
She was seen in her career best performances in Abhiyum Naanum (2008) and Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010) for which she won Vijay Award for Favourite Heroine and was nominated for Filmfare Best Tamil Actress Award.