Tejaswi Madivada

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Tejaswi Madivada
Born (1991-07-03) 3 July 1991 (age 27)
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
(now in Telangana, India)
Residence Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Education B.A. (Mass Communication)
Occupation Model, actress
Years active 2014–present
Height 5 ft 4 in (163 cm)

Tejaswi Madivada (Telugu: తేజస్వి మదివాడ; born 3 July 1991) is an Indian film actress and model, who works predominantly in the Telugu film industry. 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. She was a contestant in reality TV show Bigg Boss Telugu 2 in 2018.

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 first film offer.She later appeared as a contestant in Television show Bigg Boss in 2018.[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] but was a commercial blockbuster (Rs.10 profit).[7]

Her next releases, Lovers,[8] Anukshanam, another Ram Gopal Varma directorial,[9] Kranthi Madhav's Malli Malli Idhi Rani Roju, in which she portrayed Nithya Menen's daughter,[10][11] Srimanthudu, and Pandaga Chesko[10] saw her playing secondary characters. Her upcoming projects include Omkar's Raju Gari Gadi,[11] Oorvasi Vo Rakshasi Vo, Subramaniam For Sale and her first Tamil film Natpathigaram 79.[12]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2012 Life is Beautiful Telugu Cameo appearance
2013 Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu Geetha's younger sister Telugu
2014 Manam Divya Telugu
Heart Attack Shriya Telugu
Ice Cream Renu Telugu
Lovers Geetha Telugu
Anukshanam Sathya Telugu
2015 Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju Mehek Telugu
Pandaga Chesko Swathi Telugu
Kerintha Priya Telugu
Subramanyam For Sale Sita's sister, Geetha Telugu
Srimanthudu Venkata Ratnam's daughter Telugu
Jatha Kalise Tejaswi Telugu
2016 Natpadhigaram 79 Pooja Tamil
Superstar Kidnap Cameo appearance Telugu
Oorvasi Vo Rakshasi Vo Telugu
Krishnashtami Honey Telugu
Wish You Happy Breakup Nikki Telugu
Rojulu Maarayi Rambha Telugu
Naanna Nenu Naa Boyfriends Maggie Telugu
2017 Mister Telugu
Babu Baga Busy Paru Menon Telugu
Mana Mugguri Love Story Swathi Telugu Web series
2018 SSSJ TBA Telugu Filming


Year Show Channel Language Notes
2018 Bigg Boss Telugu 2 Star Maa Telugu Evicted on Day 42


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