5 May 1997
|Other names||Saran Sakthi|
Saran Shakthi (born 5 May 1997) is an Indian actor who primarily works in Tamil films. He made his film debut as a child artist in Kadal (2013). Saran was a contestant in the television reality show Survivor Tamil 1 and was announced as the runner-up of the season.
Saran first appeared in K. Balachander's serial Amudha Oru Aacharyakuri aired on Kalaignar TV (2012). His film debut as a child artist is in the movie Kadal (2013) directed by Mani Ratnam. He also played child artist in various other films such as Jilla (2014), Rummy (2014), Sigaram Thodu (2014), and Vai Raja Vai (2015).
Saran gained recognition and breakthrough for his role as Kanna in Vada Chennai (2018). He starred in his first lead role in Sagaa (2019), which opened to mixed reviews. Starred alongside Nayanthara in Netrikann (2021) a crime thriller. He played a negative role in Etharkkum Thunindhavan (2022), and an impactful role in K.G.F: Chapter 2, his Kannada film debut.
- All films in Tamil, otherwise noted the language
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|2012||Neethaane En Ponvasantham||young Harish||Child Artist|
|Sigaram Thodu||young Murali|
|2015||Vai Raja Vai||young Karthik|
|Om Shanthi Om||Kumar|
|2017||Singam 3||Tea seller boy|
|K.G.F: Chapter 2||Farmaan||Kannada film|
|2012- 2013||Amudha Oru Aacharyakuri||Amudha's Son||Kalaignar TV|
|2021||Survivor Tamil Season 1||Contestant||Zee Tamil||Runner Up|
- "Actor without borders". Deccan Chronicle. 2 October 2019.
- "Sagaa' movie review: A promising revenge saga tied down by commercial compromises". The New Indian Express. 1 February 2019.
- "'VADA CHENNAI' AND 'K.G.F: CHAPTER 2' ACTOR ROPED IN FOR NAYANTHARA'S NEXT". www.behindwoods.com. 30 September 2019.
- "Vada Chennai star joins Nayanthara's next!". www.indiaglitz.com. 30 September 2019.
- "Saran Shakthi to play negative role in Suriya's Etharkkum Thunindhavan". Cinema Express. 3 September 2021.
- "'Vada Chennai' fame Saran Shakthi joins Yash's 'KGF 2'". The News Minute. 12 September 2019.
- "Saran Shakthi marks his first Kannada film!". www.indiaglitz.com. 30 September 2019.
- "Survivor Tamil: Sportsperson-turned-actress Lakshmi Priyaa Chandramouli to Vikranth Santhosh, a look at full and final contestants". The Times of India. 13 September 2021.