Chandrika Ravi

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Chandrika Ravi
Chandrika Ravi poster by Tina Artistry
Born5 April
OccupationActress, Model
Years active2013–present
Notable work
Iruttu Araiyil Murattu Kuththu

Chandrika Ravi (born 5 April) is an Australian actress, model and dancer. She is of Indian origin, born and raised in Australia before moving to India for her acting and modelling career. She currently resides in Los Angeles, USA. She rose to fame through her role in 2018 blockbuster Iruttu Araiyil Murattu Kuththu. Due to similarity her facial features and appearance to Silk Smitha, Chandrika Ravi sometimes referred to as the Modern Silk Smitha in Tamil Nadu.[1]


Chandrika was born on in Melbourne[2] to Ravi Sreedharan and Malika Ravi. Her father is a Malayali and mother is a Tamilian. She finished her schooling in Willetton Senior High School in Perth. Studied English and Creative Arts (Drama) in Murdoch University , Australia and graduated in 2010 before she moved to U.S. to study Acting at New York Film Academy. She started her modelling career in U.S. and then started her acting career in Tamil film industry.


She started her career as a model in 2013 before making a decision to become an actress. She moved to India to pursue her career in acting in the Indian film industry as well as in modelling. She has won runner-up title in 2014 Miss Maxim India and was placed as finalist in 2012 Miss World Australia and Miss India Australia.[3]

Chandrika Ravi made her film debut after being signed up to acting in the unreleased film, Sei in late 2017 which stars Nakul as male lead.[4] She rose to prominence in the Tamil film industry through her great performance in the movie Iruttu Araiyil Murattu Kuththu, an adult comedy horror, in the role of a ghost. She played a vital key role as a lead actress and have been signed for several project after the movie like Sei and Un Kadhal Irundhal.[5][6]

"Ethnicity and race should not define people as they can be anything they want to be. It is possible to be both Westernised and traditional at once; it can give you balance in life. This is what I am pushing for the rights for:Indian women within our culture and outside of it too. There are many opportunities out there for the taking but be true to yourself, and respect your culture. That way you do it your way."

—Chandrika Ravi.[7]


Year Film Role Language Notes
TBD Bollywood to Hollywood Chandra English
2018 Iruttu Araiyil Murattu Kuththu Ghost Tamil
2018 Sei Nancy Tamil
2019 Un Kadhal Irundhal Tamil Filming

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  1. ^ Modern Silk Smitha | Chandrika Ravi on her comparisons | US 166 (in Hindi), retrieved 16 May 2018
  2. ^ "FHM Discovery- Chandrika Ravi". FHM. 18 September 2017. Retrieved 19 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Chandrika Ravi". IMDb. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Indian-Australian model in Nakul's next - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  5. ^ "'Iruttu Araiyil Murattu Kuththu' review: The joke's on you in this sleazy horror comedy". The News Minute. 4 May 2018. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Iruttu Araiyil Murattu Kuthu to have three heroines". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Chandrika opens up on the rights of Indian women". IMDb. 28 August 2016. Retrieved 16 May 2018.

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