Maanya Naidu is a famous South Indian actress. She was born on 7th October 1982 to Dr. Prahladan and Padmini at England. They are a part of the Naidu family of Andhra Pradesh. She currently lives in Manhattan, New York. Maanya grew up in England and then moved to South India when she was 9 years old. When she was 14 years old, she started her experience with modelling. Her father’s friend had his own stored sarees collection which required a beautiful model to do the advertisements. So, that’s how she got into modelling. After modelling, she started her acting profession in the Tollywood industry. In 1999, she was the lead actress in a Telugu film, ‘Devaa’. She also received ‘Best Debut Actress’ award and recognition for the same. Later in 2000, she was introduced to the Malayalam film industry by director ‘Lohitha das’.

She acted as the lead actress opposite superstar ‘ Dileep’ in the film “ Joker”. This movie got a lot of appreciations. Maanya work was well known by then in the showbiz. With her commendable performance in this film, she managed to bag a series of more Malayalam movies. She worked in the Malayalam film industry for a very long time. Her contributions, hard work and efforts helped her grow in her career. Some of her Malayalam movies include ‘Aparichithan’, ‘ Swapnakoodu’, ‘ One Man Show’, ‘KanalKannadi’, etc. She also tried and gave her best in Tamil and Kannada films. Her Tamil movies include the very famous and hit movies- ‘College’, ‘Enthavaaralaina’, ‘Bachelors’, ‘ Tamasha’, etc. She received numerous awards for her amazing performances. Few of her Kannada movies include ‘Belli Betta’, ‘ Varsha’, ‘Ee Preethi Onthara’, etc.

She worked in South Indian film industry till 2007. On 31st May 2008, Maanya got married to Satya Patel, an American citizen. She wanted to give time to her family life. So, she moved to New York. In 2012, she enrolled in a dual degree program at Columbia University. Simultaneously, with earning a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Statistics minoring in quantitative finance, she wanted to pursue her MBA. At the same time, she also worked for Barclays Capital as a Trading Analyst and JPMorgan Chase as an Associate for asset management. Maanya always wanted to become an investment banker. With her focus and dedication, she made this happen too. After her MBA, she was blessed with a beautiful baby girl. Currently, she is working as an Associate Director for UBS Wealth Management and Financial Services.She hopes to achieve her future endeavors by getting a good offer in Bollywood films.

Varsha Ashwathi Tamil Actress

Varsha Ashwathi

Varsha Ashwathi is a Tamil model and film actress. She was born on April 22, 1989, in Kolkata, India to Rakesh Awasthi, a Marine Engineer. She and her family shifted to Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu when she was just four years old. Varsha studied at Holy Cross Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai. She took a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management before she joined the beauty pageant called Ms. Chennai, where she won the Ms. Beautiful Smile and Ms. Beautiful Face awards. From there, someone saw her photo and offered her for a role in the Tamil action adventure film, ‘Peranmai’ in 2009. Since then, there was no looking back. Varsha never thought of becoming an actress since she doesn’t have any acting background and no one in her family came from the showbiz industry. After three years, she was cast as a police officer in Seenu Ramasamy’s ‘Neerparavai’, along with Nandita Das, Vishnu Vishal and ‘Sunaina’. In 2013, she acted in the political satire film, ‘Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA’, with ‘Sathyaraj’ in the lead role. She played as Vinay Rai’s wife in the box office hit film, ‘Endrendrum Punnagai’. Varsha played a pivotal role in the Tamil thriller films, ‘Panivizhum Malarvanam’ and ‘Athithi’ in 2014. She was starred along with ‘Arjuna’ and Sri Priyanka in the 2015 Tamil film, ‘Kangaroo’, which was helmed by ‘Samy’. She also made her debut in the Malayalam film industry through Shaison Ouseph’s ‘Don’t Worry Be Happy’. Besides acting, she is a trained Kathak dancer and an NCC Cadet. Another Version of this Bio… The beautiful and charming actress, Varsha Ashwathi, was born on 22nd April in the year of 1989. The 26 years old actress’s native place is West Bengal, and she later soon shifted to the city of Tuticorin, situated in the state of Tamil Nadu. She is intelligent and witty, no doubt as comes from such a scholar family where her father Rakesh and her brother Rohan both are marine engineers. Her other sibling Sai Karan is still a student now. Her passion for art and dancing made her well versed and trained in the classical dance form called Kathak. She has completed her school education from Holy Cross Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School and even college from Chennai. She marked her debut with the ace director S. P. Jananathan's venture called Peranmai (2009). The actress was seen in the character of Tulsi, who was an NCC cadet. Though the actress has less acting experience in her very first movie, she was still noticeable. And this bagged her next movie Neerparavai starring Nandita Das. She played a powerful IPS officer in the movie, and the name of her character was Agnes. After this movie, she was also seen in another Tamil Films such as Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA (2013), Pani Vizhum Malarvanam (2014), Endrendrum Punnagai (2013), and Kangaroo (2014). She also made her debut with the Malayalam movie Don’t Worry Be Happy, directorial venture of Shaison Ouseph. She has even hosted a reality TV show which included couples, and she was loved at it by the audiences.

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Madhu Sri

Madhu Sri is a Tamil actress who has been appearing in movies since early 2010. Her movie, 'Vazhi Vidu Kanne Vazhi Vidu', was released in December 2011. She made her debut in this movie, which was produced by M. Gowrishankar under the banner, MGS Productions. The film was directed by S. G. Ali Khan and M. G. Shankar. In the same year, she signed another movie called 'Nee Vara Vendum', which was directed by S. G. Ali Khan under the Almighty Creations banner. In this movie, she was almost a new face along with other actors. In the year 2012, she has been associated again with another Tamil movie called ‘Poorvakudi’. In this movie, she was casted opposite actor ‘Eshwar’, and the movie was directed by ‘Ibrahim’. Under the GK banner, she was casted in a movie called 'Theni Mavattam', which had an assembled cast of stars such as G. K., Varsha, Niranjan, Nirosha, Aishwarya, and Mahadeva. The film was directed by Gow Marimuthu. The actress has thus appeared in a couple of small banner movies, which were told in a traditional village set-up. The actress was given mostly village belle roles and she played the character of a village damsel in the movies that she has appeared in. She played the lead role in ‘Nee Varavendum’, and managed to spell her charm on the audience. The actress has remained an ultimate choice for an actress for new production banners and thus, she managed to gain some spotlight in Kollywood. With no godfather in the industry, Madhu Sri fetched some family based roles that would suit the taste of rural audiences. She was not an exact glam doll or showpiece in the industry, but always wanted a movie that would have some solid plots and would narrate some basic theme for the viewers. Although her movies were not successful, she was a new face in the early 2010s, and has remained in the limelight for a while now.

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Madhu Sri Tamil Actress