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Born (1987-11-13) 13 November 1987 (age 29)
Other names Hema
Occupation Film actress, Television Actress and Dancer
Years active 1995–present

Hemalatha, (Born November 13 , 1987) often credited as Hema, is an Indian film actress, leading Tamil television actress and dancer. She is acclaimed for her roles as Raghavi in the popular soap opera Kana Kaanum Kaalangal on STAR Vijay and as Deepa in the superhit Tamil drama serial on Sun TV Thendral. She was the winner of the reality dance show Jodi Number One in Season 3 along with Michael Thangadurai.[1][2][3][4][5][6]


Hemalatha was born in Tamil family, started her career as a child actress. She made her début in films in the Rajinikanth starer and superhit Baasha[7] and then acted in the Sarath Kumar starer Suryavamsam. Her first Tamil serial was when she played the role of Baby Kaveri in Chithi.She played the role of Raghavi a high school student in Kana Kaanum Kaalangal and later the role of Deepa in the prime time serial Thendral, which made her a household name and established her as one of the top television actress.


Year Serial Role Channel
1999-2000 Chithi Baby Kaveri Sun TV
2004–2006 Manaivi Sun TV
2006–2009 Kana Kaanum Kaalangal Raghavi STAR Vijay
2009 Jodi Number One Herself STAR Vijay
2009–2010 Anbe Vaa Angel STAR Vijay
2012-2014 Puguntha Veedu Zee Tamil
2009–2015 Thendral Deepa Sun TV


Year Title Language Role Description
1995 Baasha Tamil Raghuvaran's daughter Child actress
1996 Poove Unakkaga Tamil Child actress
1997 Suryavamsam Tamil Sarathkumar and Devayani's son Child actress
1998 Iniyavale Tamil Child actress
1999 Poomagal Oorvalam Tamil Child actress
1999 Sethu Tamil Child actress
2003 Kaadhal Kondein Tamil Young Sonia Agarwal Supporting Role
2003 Madhurey Tamil Seetha's daughter Supporting Role
2005 Ji Tamil Supporting Role
2006 Parijatham Tamil Supporting role
2006 Thimiru Tamil Supporting role


  1. ^ "Time to dream and enjoy humour". The Hindu. 13 January 2007. Retrieved 14 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Hemalata biography". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "நடிப்பு என் ரத்தத்தோடு கலந்துவிட்டது: "தென்றல்’ தீபா". tamil.filmibeat.com. 6 July 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Naanal". The Hindu. 12 December 2008. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "Dance Machi Dance". The Hindu. 4 January 2008. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "குழந்தை நக்மாவாக நான்!". Dinamani. 6 June 2010. Retrieved 14 June 2015. 
  7. ^ "Time to dream". The Hindu. 10 January 2007. Retrieved 13 December 2014.