Tejaswi Madivada

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Tejaswi Madivada
Nationality Indian
Education B.tech
Occupation Model, Actress
Years active 2013–present

Tejaswi Madivada (Telugu: తేజస్వి మదివాడ; born 3 July) is an Indian film actress and model, who works in the Telugu and Tamil film industries. A dance choreographer turned actress, she made her acting debut in 2013 with Seethamma Vaakitlo Sirimalle Chettu and became noted after starring in Ice Cream.

Early life and education[edit]

Tejaswi studied Mass communication and Journalism at the St Francis College for Women in Hyderabad. She later worked part-time as a freelance dance instructor with Twist n Turns and took classes for MNCs like HSBC, Wipro, Franklin Templeton and in schools like Hyderabad Public School and Nasr School for Girls.[1] She participated at Miss Dabur Gulabari 2011, a beauty pageant, where she was the second runner-up and which reportedly got her her first film offer.[1]


She made her acting debut in 2013 with a supporting role in the Telugu family drama film Seethamma Vaakitlo Sirimalle Chettu.[1] Next year she was seen in further supporting roles in Manam and in Nithin's Heart Attack,[2] before landing her first lead role in Ram Gopal Varma's horror film Ice Cream. The film made the headlines after it was reported that Tejaswi had appeared nude in one scene.[3][4][5] Ice Cream received mixed reviews from critics.[6]

Her next releases, Lovers [7] Anukshanam, another Ram Gopal Varma directorial,[8] Kranthi Madhav's Malli Malli Idhi Rani Roju, in which she portrayed Nithya Menen's daughter,[9][10] and Pandaga Chesko [9] saw her playing secondary characters. Upcoming projects of her include Omkar's Raju Gari Gadi,[10] Srimanthudu, Oorvasi Vo Rakshasi Vo, Subramaniam For Sale and her first Tamil film Natpathigaram 79.[11]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2013 Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu Geetha's sister Telugu
2014 Manam Divya Telugu
2014 Heart Attack Shriya Telugu
2014 Ice Cream Renu Telugu
2014 Lovers Geetha Telugu
2014 Anukshanam Sathya Telugu
2015 Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju Mehek Telugu
2015 Pandaga Chesko Swathi Telugu
2015 Kerintha Priya Telugu
2015 Natpathigaram 79 Pooja Tamil Filming
2015 Superstar Kidnap Cameo appearance Telugu Filming
2015 Oorvasi Vo Rakshasi Vo Telugu Filming
2015 Subramaniam For Sale Telugu Filming
2015 Wish You Happy Breakup Telugu Filming
2015 Srimanthudu Telugu


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