Aishwarya Dutta

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Aishwarya Dutta
Kolkata, India
Years active2015–present

Aishwarya Dutta is an Indian actress who has predominantly appeared in Tamil language films. After initially appearing in music videos and minor acting roles, she made a breakthrough as an actress with her role in Tamizhuku En Ondrai Azhuthavum (2015).[1]


Aishwarya Dutta began her career as a dancer with the Nrithyangan Sisters troupe, appearing in several stage performances and reality shows. She then got into modelling, and notably appeared in commercials and a music video with playback singer Harshad Saxena for Sony Music Videos.[2] As an actress, Dutta first appeared in the bilingual murder mystery film, Picnic, about a group of students who go to Vizag for an excursion with their professor. Shot in Bengali and Hindi, the film became noticed for the intimate scenes between the lead actresses.[3][4]

Dutta made her debut in the Tamil film industry with Ramprakash Rayappa's Tamizhuku En Ondrai Azhuthavum (2015), which opened to positive reviews and box office collections. In the film, Aishwarya portrayed a middle-class college student who falls for an intelligent youngster, played by Nakul.[5][6] She was later listed by the Times of India as one of the best debutants of 2015, alongside the likes of Amyra Dastur and Keerthy Suresh.[7] Soon after the release of the film, she stated that the Tamil film industry was her "favourite" and that the scripts being offered to her in Tamil were "solid", and raised her confidence level considerably.[8] She then featured in a supporting role as Kajal Aggarwal's sister in Suseenthiran's action thriller, Paayum Puli (2015), and described that the opportunity to work in a high-profile project was "rewarding".[9] During the period, she also worked on a film titled Aruthapathi with Vidharth as her co-star, and Sattam opposite Samuthirakani, but the projects were later shelved.[10][11]

She next appeared as a journalist in Arivazhagan's mystery film Aarathu Sinam (2016), featuring alongside Arulnithi and Aishwarya Rajesh.[12] The film won positive reviews from critics, though received an average response commercially.[13][14] In her next role, she portrayed a "free-spirited girl" and paired opposite Kavin in S. R. Prabhakaran's action drama Sathriyan, which featured Vikram Prabhu and Manjima Mohan in the lead roles.[15][16] In 2018, her only release was the action drama Marainthirunthu Paarkum Marmam Enna, which she had shot for in 2015. During the making of the film, she fell out with the producers who subsequently decided to reduce the scope of her character.[17][18]

In 2018, she featured in the Tamil reality television show Bigg Boss Tamil 2, and finished as the season's runner-up.


Year Film Role Language Notes
2014 Chalo Picnic Manayen Hindi
2014 Picnic Bengali
2015 Tamizhuku En Ondrai Azhuthavum Harini Tamil
2015 Paayum Puli Dhivya Tamil
2015 Achaaram Nandhini Tamil Guest appearance
2016 Aarathu Sinam Varsha Tamil
2017 Sathriyan Chandran's girlfriend Tamil
2018 Marainthirunthu Paarkum Marmam Enna Bharathi Tamil
2019 Kettavanu Per Edutha Nallavanda Tamil Filming
2019 Aleka Tamil Filming


Year Shows Role Language Channel
2018 Bigg Boss Tamil 2 Herself Tamil Vijay TV


  1. ^ "பிக்பாஸ் வீட்டிற்குள் நுழைந்த தமிழுக்கு எண் 1 ஐ அழுத்தவும் நாயகி - CineReporters". - CineReporters (in Tamil). 2018-06-17. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  2. ^ Raghavan, Nikhil (5 October 2013). "Etcetera: Beware of this thief!" – via
  3. ^ "Music launch of 'Picnic' held".
  4. ^ Upadhyaya, Prakash. "Aishwarya Dutta's alleged lesbian video from B-grade movie shocks Bigg Boss Tamil fans".
  5. ^ "Review: Tamiluku En Ondrai Aluthavum is not exciting".
  6. ^ "Tamizhuku Enn Ondrai Azhuthavum (aka) Tamizhuku En Ondrai Azhuthavum review".
  7. ^ "Debutants of 2015 - The Times of India". The Times of India.
  8. ^ "Tamil is my favourite industry: Aishwarya Dutta". 6 May 2016.
  9. ^ "Lucky to have worked in 'Paayum Puli': Aishwarya Dutta".
  10. ^ "Aishwarya Dutta signs her second".
  11. ^ "Samuthirakani becomes a hero after a long gap - Tamil Movie News -".
  12. ^ "Aishwarya Dutta in Tamil remake of `Memories`". Sify.
  13. ^ "Aarathu Sinam review: A taut thriller like the original, Memories". 26 February 2016.
  14. ^ "Review : Aarathu Sinam review:Watchable thriller (2016)".
  15. ^ "Review : Sathriyan review-A gangster thriller which has its moments".
  16. ^ "Aishwarya Dutta doesn't believe in nepotism". 27 May 2017.
  17. ^ "Aishwarya Dutta now in female-centric film". Sify.
  18. ^ "Case Launched Against Aishwarya Dutta,Aishwarya Dutta,Tamizhuku Enn Onrai Aluthavum,'Paayum Puli,Marainthirunthu Paarkum Marmam Enna, Rakesh crafts, Mathiazhagan, PG Muthaiah , ECR,shooting, Junior artists,confessed, Producers council. .compliant, 3 lakh".

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