Abhirami is a classical dancer turned model and TV anchor for a regional channel and a native of Chennai. She is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer, and when she expressed her desire to learn this art, her parents didn’t approve. Finally, her mother approved of her decision, and she enrolled to kalakshetra. She believes dancing is her first love, as there is so much to learn beyond performing on stage.
She didn’t start modeling until she finished her course at Kalakshatra as the institution wanted their students to focus on dance and nothing else. Someone suggested the actress to work in ad films. She got her first commercial after leaving the dance school, and after that, she was part of many ad films. She has won the Miss Tamil Nadu 2017 contest. After winning the pageant, she has attended many functions as a chief guest. The dancer has walked the ramp with Karun, and she believes she is lucky to get that opportunity. She has worked for Kalamkari, Kalyan Jewellers, and others.
She has done bridal shoots for Chennai Silks. She also judged a show It Stars which focused on singing, dancing, music, comedy, mime, mimicry, and tons of fun. She played the lead in a musical video Love Me Lovely Lady by A Madras Meter Musical. She loves to do ramp walks. In October, she became part of Azhaghiya Tamil Magal. It’s a contest where the participants get a platform to showcase their talent and culture. Abhirami was a participant, and she was excited for the same. On 28 July, Abhirami came on Roposo, and she also has a huge fan following on Facebook. The actress is also a pro in singing. Her favorite actor is
Shah Rukh Khan. She believes he has worked very hard for what he has got.
She is very gutsy and very humorous. She was one of the leads in Ctrl Alt Del a satirical web series. The show pivots around the monotonous lives of everyday IT employees who are working in a software firm. The pilot launched in June 2016. There are four leads in the show, two of them are struggling as their families are bugging them to get married. The other protagonist is pestered by the loans he has to pay. The dancer portrays the role of an infuriated narrator. On asking about her character in the series, she said that her character Rohini is just like the character of Monica Geller from an American sitcom F.R.I.E.N.D.S. The character is strong, funny and feminist too.
In 2019, Abhirami Iyer had played in a film titled, “
Venkat Prabhu, “
Chinni Jayanth. The film is directed by Murali Karthick. The movie didn’t hit the theaters but it was released in Zee 5, the digital platform. Abhirami also played in
Nerkonda Paarvai with
Ajith Kumar, the Thala. This film is the official remake of “
Pink” and it is directed by “
H Vinoth,” who directed Sathuranga Vettai and Theeran Adhigaram Ondru. She played the role of a sexually assaulted girl and Ajith fights for justice to the affected girls like her. Abhirami had been offered to play in Bigg Boss Tamil Season 3, which aired on 24th June 2019 on Vijay TV.
Kamal Haasan hosted the show.