4 June 1975
1992–1999 (Lead actress)|
2001–2010 (Supporting actress)
|Height||6 ft (183 cm)|
Rakesh Menon (m. 2000-2007) |
Ranjitha (born Sri Valli) is an Indian film and television actress and a former volleyball player at the state and national level. She has acted in a number of Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films.
Her first film was a Telugu film, Kadapa Reddemma. She made her Tamil film debut in the 1992 Bharathiraja film, Nadodi Thendral. She played lead roles in Tamil films till 1999.
She wed Army Major Rakesh Menon in 2000. She briefly retired from acting after her wedding. Since her comeback in 2001, she has been acting in supporting roles in films and lead roles in television shows. In 2010, she was met with widespread controversy after a sex tape with self-proclaimed godman Nithyananda was leaked by Sun TV.
She got separated from husband Rakesh Menon in 2007. On Dec 27th, 2013 she took up sannyasa under Swami Nithyananda. She took the name "Nithyananda Moyi." Right now she is serving as a Sri Mahant at Nithyananda Dhyanapeetham.
Ranjitha was born as Sri Valli on 4 June 1975. She married Major Rakesh Menon in 2000. She got divorced in 2007.
|1992||Nadodi Thendral||Poonguruvi||Debut film|
|1994||Veettai Paru Naattai Paru|
|1994||En Aasai Machan||Meenakshi|
|1994||Atha Maga Rathiname||Pandiamma|
|2003||Aahaa Ethanai Azhagu|
|2006||Nenjil Jil Jil||Kalyani|
|1995||Sundari Neeyum Sundaran Njanum||Radha|
- Kadapa Reddemma
- Tata Manavadu as Jyoti
- Maavichiguru as Sudha
- Naga Shakti
- Adirindi Guru
- Maisamma IPS as Durga
- Sri Ramulayya
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