Swasika Vijay is a budding Malayalam actress. She has acted in the serial Dathuputhri which started to air on 2015. She played the lead role in the serial and it was challenging for her since she had to portray two different roles. She won the hearts of the Malayali audiences through that serial. She garnered the best new face award in the function of Drithya TV awards 2015.
She hails from Ernakulam district of Kerala. Her parents are Vijayakumar and Girija Vijay. Her brother’s name is Akshay who has done his plus two education . As soon as Swastika completed her schooling she did her B A Literature. Currently she is managing a dance school named Navarasa School of classical dance. She has got training in classical dance since she was very young. She also showed her dancing ability in her school programs. Swastika also tested waters in Tamil films. Vaigai is her debut flick in Tamil. She had taken up the role of a village girl in most of her Tamil flicks. She had also worked in the Tamil movie Goripalayam.
Later she did character roles in flicks such as Ayalum Nhanum Thammil that had the young sensation Prithviraj in the main role. Some of her other films include Prabhuvinte Makkal, On the Way, Banking Hours 10 to 4 etc. She has also worked in some television channels by taking the role of an anchor. Her first tv show was aired in Jeevan TV.
She tried her luck in television advertisements too. She had also shown her presence in the 115 episode of the talk show named
Onnum Onnum Moonu
that was aired on Mazhavil Manorama. Swasika’s original name is Pooja. She had gained the Kalathilagam title during the year 2006. She had also done her BA in Bharathanatyam.
She had told in an interview that her mother is her biggest support. She has great interest towards acting and dancing. In fact, she has 16 years of vast experience in dancing.
Swasika, who was born with the name Pooja, is a Tamil and Malayalam film actress who hails from Kerala. She is mostly seen portraying the character of a ‘village beauty’ in her Tamil films and started her career in 2009 with the movie Vaigai, in which her character was inspired by a real individual. While still a student, she did her second film Goripalayam as the second lead. Her first big hit was her third film Maithanam, which earned her recognition and appreciation both from the audience as well as the critics. She made her debut in Malayalam film industry with the movie Cinema Company, which was a romantic comedy about four friends.
She did many other films in Malayalam, namely, Banking Hours 10 to 4 in which she played the role of Anjana Shekhar, Prabhuvinte Makkal, which was a film based on atheism in which she played the lead role as the protagonist’s fiancée. In Telugu, her first film was Etu Chusina Nuvve. In the 2014 Tamil film Panduvam, which was a thriller movie; Swasika played a modern role of a psychiatrist.
She has also played a host to show on Jeevan TV and currently plays the lead in Dhathuputari, a TV serial that airs on Mazhavil Manorama. Her new sitcom, My Marumakan has also started airing on Jaya TV. She has also appeared in a few advertisements.