Sharada (born Saraswati Devi; 25 June 1945) is an Indian actress and politician from Andhra Pradesh. She is the recipient of three National Awards. She has achieved success through Malayalam cinema, and Telugu cinema. She is also known as Urvasi Sharada because earlier the National Film Award for Best Actress was officially designated the Urvasi Award.
She won two Filmfare Awards. Sharada has garnered the NTR National Award by the Government of Andhra Pradesh for her contributions to Indian cinema. Along with Monisha Unni, Shobhana, Meera Jasmine, Surabhi Lakshmi and Shobha, Sharada is one of six Malayalam actresses who have won the National Film Award for Best Actress.