Aditi Rao Hydari – Bio
Aditi Rao Hydari was born on 28th October, 1986 in Hyderabad. Aditi Rao Hydari’s parents Ehsaan Hydari and Vidya Rao had a love marriage but they separated their ways when Aditi was only 2 years old. Aditi’s mother Vidya Rao has been a classical singer of Thumri genre of music. Aditi’s father was a Bohri Muslim and he breathed his last in the year 2013. Aditi’s mother is a practicing Buddhist and a Chitrapur Saraswat hailing from Mangalore who is also a Half Telegu.
Aditi has two royal lineages to her credit. She has been part of Raja of Wanaparty erstwhile J Rameshwar Rao and Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari. Aditi is also the granddaughter of Akbar Hydari who was also the prime minister of Hyderabad. Aditi’s maternal grandparents are Raja J Rameshwar Rao who once headed the administration of Wanaparthi state and Shanta Rameshwar Rao who is a respected educationalist of Hyderabad. Aditi’s parental lineage shows that she has been part of a well-respected and royal family.
Aditi Rao Hydari has spent her childhood both in Hyderabad and later in Delhi. After getting separated from her father her mother along with Aditi moved to Delhi and later she started managing her family business there. Aditi had keen interest in classical dance forms and since she was 6 years old she started learning Bharatanatyam. She later became an avid follower of well-known dancer Leela Samson. Meanwhile she also used to concentrate on her academics and she completed her schooling from Rishi Valley School, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh and finally completed her graduation from the well-known Lady Shri Ram College of Commerce.
Aditi Rao Hydari – Career
Aditi Rao Hydari made her debut on the silver screen in a Tamil Movie Sringaram in which she played the lead character of Devdasi. The movie was directed by Sharada Ramanathan and produced by notable classical dancer Padmini Ravi. Hydari was approached and offered this role because of her notable dance performance. And Aditi received Critical acclaim for this performance. She has also won many awards for this movie.
But her first release was in the year 2006 which was Malayalam movie Prajapathi in which she was seen with Mammotty. Her first Bollywood release was in the year 2009 in Rakesh Omprakash Mehra’s movie Delhi 6. She played a small supporting role in the movie. She was also seen in the year 2011 in Yeh Saali Zindagi for which she received critical appreciation. She was also seen in Rockstar and in 2012 she played the female lead opposite Ali Zaffar in London, Paris, New York.
In the year 2013, she was also part of Murder Franchise directed by none other than Mahesh Bhatt. She was also seen in Murder 3 where she was cast opposite Randeep Hooda. Her performance received mixed reviews from both audience and the critics.
But her first breakthrough Bollywood movie was Wazir alongside Amitabh Bachchan and Farah Khan. She played the female lead in the movie and earned her positive reviews critically and commercially.
Last Aditi Rao Hydari was seen in Bollywood movie Fitoor alongside Tabu, Katrina and Aditya Roy Kapur. The movie went on to become a commercial disaster.
Aditi Rao Hydari – Awards
Aditi Rao Hydari has been nominated time and again. She won screen awards for Yeh Saali Zindagi in the category of Best Actor in a Supporting role. She has also won the Asiavision movie award for best actress for the movie Kaatru Veliyidai.