Vijayalakshmi (Kannada actress)

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Born Vijayalakshmi
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India[1]
Occupation Film actress
Years active 1997–present

Vijayalakshmi is an Indian actress who has predominantly appeared in Kannada films. And also Tamil, Malayalam films.[2][3]


Vijayalakshmi was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and did her studies in Karnataka.[1] Vijayalakshmi acted in nearly 40 films in her career. She has acted in nearly 25 Kannada films. During her stint as an actress she was recognized for her beauty and performance. She debuted in ace director T. S. Nagabharana film Nagamandala. The first film of Vijayalakshmi was Nagamandala based on folk tale opposite Prakash Raj. She had acted in Tamil films Friends and Soori of which the former was a big hit. She returned to Tamil film industry again with the comedy film Boss Engira Bhaskaran, which became one of 2010's biggest successes.[4] In Telugu she was recognized from the film Hanuman Junction. She had also acted in one Malayalam film with Praveen.


She has also acted in quite a few Tamil television serials. She also was an anchor of a game show Bangarada Bete, produced by Radaan Media Works.

Personal life[edit]

After her move away from Tamil language films, Vijayalakshmi settled in Bangalore, where she had earlier pursued her studies. In 2006, it was reported that Vijayalakshmi attempted suicide by overdosing sleeping pills after being harassed by an assistant director who wanted to marry her.[5] The decision came at the end of a difficult year for her in which her father also had died, but she survived and recovered thereafter.[6] However, in November 2006, she announced her engagement to actor Srujan Lokesh, with the wedding pencilled in for March 2007, after three years of dating.[6][7] In a turn of events, the engagement was broken off.[1] In 2011, Vijayalakshmi made a police complaint against actor-politician Seeman for sharing a three-year relationship with her, before refusing to marry her.[8][9]

Partial filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Other Notes
1997 Nagamandala Kannada
Jodi Hakki Kannada
Ranganna Kannada
1998 Bhoomi Thayiya Chochchala Maga Kannada
Maatina Malla Kannada
Poonthottam Tamil
Punjabi House Malayalam
No.1 Chandralekha Kannada
1999 Arunodaya Kannada
Dalavayee Kannada
Swasthik Kannada
Habba Kannada
Prathibatane Kannada
2000 Naxalite Kannada
Surya Vamsha Kannada
Devadoothan Sneha Malayalam
Mahatma Kannada
Durgada Huli Kannada
2001 Friends Amudha Tamil
Kalakalappu Divya Tamil
Hanuman Junction Devi Telugu
2002 Prudhvi Narayana Telugu
2003 Ramachandra Tamil
Military Tamil
Yes Madam Gayathri Tamil
Soori Devi Tamil
Jogula Shakunthala Kannada
2005 Kanakambari Nirmala Devi Kannada
2008 Navashakthi Vaibhava Kannada
Patre Loves Padma Kannada
Vaazhthugal Vennila Tamil
2010 Boss Engira Bhaskaran Nandhini Tamil
Thillalangadi Swapna Tamil Cameo appearance
2011 Thambikottai Tamil
Nannalla Kannada
2014 Kadha Solla Porom Amudha Tamil Filming
2016 Meesaya Murukku Tamil Filming


  • Nandini - Devi
  • Muthaaram - Ranjini
  • Savitri
  • Chellamay (TV series) - Gayathri
  • Bangarada Bete - host (Udaya TV)
  • Vasantham - Akeela (Sun TV)
  • Mundhanai Mudhichu - Nandhini (Sun TV)
  • Vaazhvai Maatralam Vaanga - host


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