Varsha Ashwathi

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Varsha R Ashwathi
Born
Varsha R Ashwathi

(1989-04-22) 22 April 1989 (age 30)
Kolkata, India
OccupationActress
Years active2009 –present
Websitehttp://www.varshaashwathi.com

Varsha R Ashwathi is an Indian film actress, who appears in Tamil films. Varsha won the 'Miss Beautiful' title in the 2006 "Miss" Chennai contest.[1] In the year 2009, Varsha made her acting debut in Tamil film Peranmai which co-starred Jeyam Ravi.[2]

Early life[edit]

Varsha Ashwathi was born on 22 April to a Tamil family in West Bengal. At age of 4 she shifted with her family to Tuticorin, in Tamil Nadu. Her father Rakesh Awasthi is a marine engineer. She has two siblings, Rohan, a marine engineer and Sai Karan who is doing 10th. She passed her schooling from Holy Cross Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School and college in Chennai. Varsha is trained in Kathak.

Early career[edit]

Varsha's film career began with award winning director S. P. Jananathan's film Peranmai, in which she played the character of Tulsi an NCC girl, though she had no acting experience. In 2012, Varsha played an IPS Officer 'Agnes' in Neerparavai, where she acted with Nandita Das.[3] Varsha later performed in Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA. She is currently busy shooting for Tamil films Pani Vizhum Malarvanam,[4] Endrendrum Punnagai[5] and Kangaroo.[6] Varsha is all set to debut in the Malayalam film industry with Don’t Worry Be Happy. In the film directed by Shaison Ouseph, she plays a TV anchor of a reality show involving seven married couples.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2009 Peranmai Tulsi Tamil
2012 Neerparavai Agnes Tamil
2013 Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA Amudha Tamil
2013 Endrendrum Punnagai Mrs.Sri Tamil
2014 Panivizhum Malarvanam Malar Tamil
2014 Athithi Lakshmi Tamil
2014 Kangaroo Chellam Tamil

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nikhil Raghavan (9 April 2013). "Etcetera: Tale with a twist". The Hindu. Retrieved 23 August 2013.
  2. ^ Nikhil Raghavan (23 March 2013). "Etcetera: A lot to look forward to". The Hindu. Retrieved 23 August 2013.
  3. ^ "I'm blessed to have worked with stars: Varsha Ashwathi". The New Indian Express. November 22, 2012. Archived from the original on March 24, 2013. Retrieved August 23, 2013.
  4. ^ Anupama Subramanian (March 16, 2013). "Varsha turns action heroine". Deccan Chronicle. Archived from the original on March 19, 2013. Retrieved August 23, 2013.
  5. ^ Rinku Gupta (March 18, 2013). "I just want good scripts: Varsha Ashwathi". The New Indian Express. Archived from the original on September 7, 2014. Retrieved August 23, 2013.
  6. ^ Anupama Subramanian (August 23, 2013). "Saamy's new avatar". Deccan Chronicle. Archived from the original on September 7, 2014. Retrieved August 23, 2013.

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