Sruthy Sithara Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 26 Years
Marital Status: Unmarried
Hometown: Vaikom, Kerala

Sruthy Sithara

Birth namePraveen [1]Deccan Chronicle
Profession(s)Model, Artist
Famous ForBeing the first Indian to win Miss Trans Global 2021
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth6 May 1996 (Monday)
Age (as of 2021) 25 Years
BirthplaceVaikom, Kottayam, Kerala
Zodiac sign Taurus
HometownVaikom, Kerala
SchoolJawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Kottayam, Kerala (2005-2012)
College/University• Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi
• St. Alberts College Ernakulam, Kerala
Educational Qualification(s)• Company Secretaryship [2]The Times of India
• B. Com. [3]Facebook - Sruthy
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Pavithran
Mother- Her mother passed away in 2015.
Sruthy Sithara's mother
SiblingsShe has a brother.
Sruthy Sithara

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sruthy Sithara

  • Sruthy Sithara is an Indian model and artist, who became the first Indian transgender woman to win the title of Miss Trans Global in 2021.
  • She revealed in an interview that she faced bullying in school and college for her effeminate nature. [4]The Times of India She said in an article,

    I too have been subjected to various kinds of ‘treatment’ a transgender person would usually face from peers at school and college. My effeminate nature has often made me the butt of jokes and hurtful comments. There were many who found one reason or the other to poke fun at me, but I managed to handle it by changing the subject, laughing it off or acting as though I didn’t pay attention. I have hardly reacted to the mean comments aimed at me.”

  • Sruthy had also studied at the Navodaya Vidyalaya system in Uttar Pradesh for a year when she was in Class 9, where an incident of bullying affected her mental health so severely that the faculty of her school had to reach out to her parents.
  • Sithara also became the first transgender person to enrol in the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi. [5]The Times of India
  • Soon after completing her education, Sruthy started working at a firm for two years before becoming one of the four transgender persons to receive a government job in Kerala where she worked as a Project Assistant at the Transgender cell functioning under the Directorate of Social Justice from 2018-2019. [6]The Indian Express Around that time, she revealed her identity to her father and went through a full-body transition in 2018. She added in an interview, [7]The New Indian Express

    I was working at the Social Justice department then. I think, especially because of that, I didn’t face many difficulties. My family was also understanding of my decision. All my life I was hiding. It was when I went to college that I met others in the community.”

  • On 18 June 2018, Sithara was crowned as the “Queen of Dhwayah 2018” at the second edition of the transgender beauty pageant held at Kochi. She was also the first runner-up in the Miss Chamayam competition in 2017. [8]The Times of India

    Sruthy Sithara (centre) named the Queen of Dhwayah 2018

    Sruthy Sithara (centre) named the Queen of Dhwayah 2018

  • On the morning of 1 December 2021, in an event held online, the Miss Trans Global title was conferred to Sruthy Sithara, who was competing in the pageant for the last six months. The first and second runner up at the pageant were contestants from the Philippines and Canada respectively. [9]The New Indian Express After her historic win, Sithara said in an interview,

    I never expected to win the Ms Trans Global India title. I was ecstatic. This being the pride month, it is a push to my community too. It’s a huge opportunity and I am proud to be able to represent my country and my community on a global platform.”

  • Sruthy Sithara also won the title of the “Most Eloquent Queen” at the same pageant. [10]The Better India
  • Kerala’s minister of higher education also congratulated the model/artist was on Twitter. [11]The Indian Express

    Kerala's minister congratulating Sruthy Sithara

    Kerala’s minister congratulating Sruthy Sithara

  • In another Instagram post, Sruthy dedicated her Miss Trans Global 2021 title to her late mother and her friend Anannyah Kumari Alex, Kerala’s first transgender RJ who committed suicide earlier in 2021. [12]The Indian Express
  • In her audition tape that got her selected for the pageant, Sithara was heard saying: [13]The Indian Express

    The title will help me in leading and inspiring life with self-esteem, pride and dignity, not just for me, but for a crowd of people who hide their faces under the shades of the rainbow. I want to show the world that we are capable of doing everything that a human do.”

  • In 2021, The Kerela-based model also started a social online campaign called “The Kaleidoscope” with her friends to advocate for the rights of the LGBTQ+ community. [14]The Better India
  • In an interview, Sruthy said that she aimed to get into the Civil Services and revealed that she sat for the 2018 exam with her male identity as the UPSC didn’t have the transgender column, but she couldn’t clear it and is preparing for her next attempt. [15]The Times of India She added, [16]Deccan Chronicle

    I ignore the negativity around because I have a dream and all my focus is on that – to become an IAS officer. That has been my mother’s dream and now mine. I want to work towards uplifting persons from socially and economically challenging premises.”

  • In another interview, the pageant winner expressed her dream to become an actor, and she revealed that she is about to feature in some Malayalam movies soon. [17]The New Indian Express