Aishwarya Rajesh, commonly known as Iyshwarya, is an Indian actress who works in the Tamil film industry. She was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, on 10th of January, 1990. She was born into a family that was famous and had its mark in the film industry for three generations.
Her father is a very well-known actor in Telugu movies, and his name is Rajesh. Aishwarya did her education in the field of commerce by completing her graduation from Ethiraj College for Women and received a degree of B.Com from there. She is a wonderful dancer and had participated in a dance reality show that airs in Kalaignar TV named Maanada Mayilada. Aishwarya not only participated in the third season of the show but also managed to outshine all other contestants and was declared the winner.
Her victory in this dance reality show was a stepping stone into the industry, and she had gained a lot of fame. After this, she received a lot of film offers, and she decided to make her debut in the movie “Avargalum Ivargalum,” which came out in the year 2011. Post her first film, she did several mundane roles in movies, but it was the role of Amudha in the film Attakathi that could be said to be her breakthrough role and she became a famous and critically acclaimed actress. She is among the cast of the untitled remake of the Bollywood film Jolly LLB.
Aishwarya also has to her credit a stage drama. She made her debut in performing in theater in a play that was based on a highly famous fairytale, Cinderella and it was performed in the year 2015. In this drama, she played the main role, Cinderella. It was a musical and dance based play and Aishwarya did justice to it.
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Aishwarya Rajesh is an Indian actress who is working in the Tamil film industry. She was a part of a reality show named Maanada Mayilada. She was the winner of the show. She started her career with various stage shows and small roles in films and television. She made her first appearance as an actress in the movie Avargalum Ivargalum. Her portrayal of the character of Amudha in the film Attakathi is one of her best works.
She was born in Chennai and belonged to a family with a background in the film industries. Her father Rajesh was a Telugu movie actor and had appeared in more than 50 Telugu films. Her grandfather Amarnath was also a part of the film industry and has been a part of various movies. Comedian Srilakshmi is her aunt. She has also been into acting and has done around 500 films. Aishwarya did her graduation in B.Com from Ethiraj College for Women. From a young age, she used to practice dancing and would take part in college programs and choreograph stage shows and be a part of cultural activities. She took part in the third season of dance show Maanada Mayilada aired on Kalaignar TV. She was the winner of the show, and this increased her popularity and after this, she started getting offers for movies.
She made her debut with the film ‘Avargalum Ivargalum,’ in the year 2011 in which she played the lead role. After this, she was seen in small roles in films like ‘Sattapadi Kutram’ by S. A. Chandrasekhar and Vilayada Vaa. Later in 2012, she appeared in’ Attakathi,’ in which she played the character of Amudha. She has been a part of movies like’ Puthagam,’ and ‘Aachariyangal’ in which she appeared against actor . In 2004, she was a part of the film ‘
,’ which was based on a theme of village life and drama in the 1980s. A week later, her movie ‘
’ was released which was based on the story of an old man and his love towards his vintage car
. In both the flicks she joined hands with
, and her performance in both the movies was very well appreciated by the critics and the audience. She was seen in a song of the film ‘Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakka’m by R. Parthiepan. She was even a part of the movie ‘
’ as the main lead.
In 2015, she was a part of ‘
’ in which she played the role of a poor woman who was a mother of two children. The audience and critics very much appreciated her role and acting ability in the film. The viewers could feel her performance in the movie on the screen. In the very same year, she made her first theater appearance with a musical dance drama in which she played the role of Cinderella.
She is currently working on many projects. Her upcoming films are ‘
Idam Porul Yaeval
. She is even doing a horror film named ‘Naan Pei Pesuren’. She is even going to be a part of ‘Kutramum Thandanaiyum,’ by Manikandan who is the director of ‘Kaaka Muttai’. She is even in talks with an untitled Tamil movie, which is to be a remake of ‘Jolly LLB’. She is even to be a part of an ‘Aaradhu Sinam,’ which is a remake of Malayalam film Memories.
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There are a couple of stars who have made a name for themselves in Kollywood after tasting success in reality shows. Ishwarya Rajesh is one such actress. After entering into the Kollywood industry, she started acting in lead roles. The film Avargalum Ivargalum was her first film, but it was her role in Attakathi that made her popular.
Rajesh, Ishwarya’s father had worked in over 50 films in Tollywood. Her grandfather Amarnath has also appeared in some films. Srilakshmi, Telugu comedy actress, with a credit of over 500 movies, is her aunt. Born on January 10 1990, Ishwarya received support from her family to enter into the film industry.
Ishwarya’s foray in dance started with her culturals in college, wherein she choreographed. After that, Maanada Mayilada happened. She won the title of the third season of the show. Later, she got offers in films. Ishwarya was touted to be the most promising newcomers of Tamil cinema.
Attakathi, Rummy, Thirudan Police are some of her well-known films. Ishwarya has shared screen space with the promising actor of Kollywood, Vijay Sethupathy in two films namely Rummy and Pannayarum Padminiyum. She was praised for her performances in these films. The strength of Aishwarya is her expressive face.
Ishwarya’s performance in the 2015 release Kaakamuttai was widely appreciated as she donned the role of a slum dweller. It is her courage to take up the character of a mother of two children at such a young age, that won the appreciation of critics.
Idam Porul Eval, Hello Naan Pei Pesuren and Kutramum Thandanaiyum are some of the projects of Ishwarya that are in the pipeline.
Ishwarya was always interested in dancing or for that matter choreography, but she took up acting. When Ishwarya thought that she was not meant for acting, the role of Amudha in Attakatthi happened and since then she changed her decision. Now she is focusing on her career as an actress. Though she is a good dancer, she didn’t get a chance to dance in most of her films.
Ishwarya has a concern that Tamil speaking actresses are not given the right due in Kollywood.