Lahari Sharma, known by her stage name Lahari Shari, is an Indian film actress and television presenter who appears predominantly in Telugu-language films, TV shows and news channels. Born in Hyderabad, Shari started out as a model and then made her way into the TV and film industry.
Shari began her career as a television presenter in 2016 in `Celebrations`, a talk show on Eenadu TV channel. In 2017, she started working at Mahaa News and hosted a political news show. She also hosted several other TV shows like Night Drive with Lahari, a talk show wherein celebrities were taken out on a drive. Lahari has also hosted Wine-Dine, Young Achievers, Special Live Debates & AP Tourism Special Program. In 2018, Shari was the red carpet host for the Zee Cine Awards. She later joined Studio N, a news channel, in 2019 as creative head, while simultaneously hosting shows as well.
Shari made her debut in Tollywood with a supporting role in the 2017 blockbuster film Arjun Reddy
. She played the role of an innocent nurse in the super hit film starring Vijay Deverakonda. Her performance was praised and the role opened up more doors for her in Tollywood. She is also known for supporting roles in MalliRaava (2017) , Patel S.I.R (2017), Agnathavasi - Prince in Exile (2018), Paper Boy
(2018), Srinivasa Kalyanam (2018), U Kathe hero
(2018), Thipparaa Meesam
(2019), Zombie Reddy
(2021), and Ramapuram (2021).