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Catherine Tresa is an Indian film actress and model, who appears mainly in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam films.
Catherine was born to Malayali Roman Syrian Catholic parents Frank Mario Alexander and Tresa Alexander in Dubai.
She said, "I don’t speak fluent Malayalam, it’s mostly English that we speak at home. I speak decent Hindi though and now I’m taking lessons in Telugu".
She did her Class 12 in Dubai and moved to Bengaluru for higher education. She studied for two years in St Joseph's College, Bengaluru.
While studying, she pursued extra-curricular activities. She learnt to play piano, and got trained in singing, dancing, ice skating and debating.
At the age of 14, Catherine did some amateur modelling for fashion design graduate students. After coming to India, she modelled for Nalli Silks, Chennai Silks, Fast Track, Josco Jewellers and Deccan Chronicle.
She has also shot for Srikantadatta Wodeyar's Maharaja Calendar and had participated with Prasad Bidapa in many ramp shows in many cities.
Catherine Tresa made her acting début in 2010 Kannada film Shankar IPS opposite Duniya Vijay.
Catherine went on to act in the Malayalam films, The Thriller and Uppukandam Brothers Back in Action.
In 2011, she did a role in the Kannada film Vishnu that she said was "equally opposite to her real life".
Catherine played one of the female leads in Puri Jagannath's Telugu film Iddarammayilatho. The film released in June 2013 and won her rave reviews.
Her upcoming projects include a Selvaraghavan romantic--thriller film titled Kaan opposite Silambarasan which would feature music by Yuvan Shankar Raja.