Ramya Krishnan is a South Indian movie and TV actress who has acted in more than 200 films. She has acted in the 5 big languages of Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi. She is a pro in the likes of classic dances, Bharathanatiyam and Kuchipudi, and has performed worldwide as well. She was born in Chennai to Telugu parents, who speak fluent Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi. She is the niece of Cho Ramasamy, an actor and a leading politician. She is married to Krishna Vemsi, a Telugu director, and has a son named Ritwik.
Ramya Krishnan started to act in movies in a lead role when she was only 13. She starred opposite Y. G. Mahendran in ‘Vellai Manasu’. Since then, Ramya Krishnan started acting her best in every character possible. Her pinnacle was the Rajnikanth starrer, ‘Padaiyappa’, in which she played an arrogant protagonist. She has described in an interview as to how crucial the character of ‘
’ played, in relation to her life, since it was the Superstar Rajnikanth she was destined to play with. Eitherway, it would take her to the peak or it would destroy her career, had the character failed to make impact. As expected, the character portrayed by her became one of the most notorious woman villains in history. She received nationwide accolades for her unequable portrayal.
Since then, she got many offers throughout South India. She has the fame of acting with all leading actors of all the respective film industries. This include the likes of Kamal Hassan,
, SivajiGanesan, Mammooty, Mohanlal, Chiranjeevi, and Venkatesh. She has also pepped in some item numbers, and acted in commercials when she was running out of movies.
After conquering the cine industry, she turned to acting in TV serials before hosting a game show called ThangaVettai, on Sun TV, and judging a dance show, ‘Jodi No.1’, on Vijay TV. Her first serial was ‘
’, which was aired on Sun TV. She continued her stay under the Sun TV banner to act in ‘
’ and ‘
’. She also owns a firm in the name of her son, Ritwik.
Ramya Krishnan has received numerous awards from different institutions and governments for various languages. She has 2 Filmfare awards- one for Padaiyappa and another for a Telugu movie- 1 Tamil Nadu state award, 2 Nandi awards, 1 Dubai amma award, 1 Amrita film award, and finally, 1 Sun TV family award for her performance in the serial, ‘Thangam’. All these awards include the categories of ‘Best Actress’ and ‘Best Supporting Actress’.
Movies acted: Over 114 movies.
Serials acted: Thangam, Rajakumari, Kalasam, Vamsam.
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Ramya Krishnan is a popular actress in South India. Now, she is acting in movies as well as serials. She is from Chennai. Her mother tongue is Tamil. She is a multi-talented actress, not only in Telugu, but also in other languages. She can speak Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, English and Hindi. She performed in all the South Indian languages. She has acted in more than 200 movies in all languages. She married
, a Telugu film director. She has one son named Rithvik. She has given many stage shows in Kuchipudi, Bharathanatyam, and western dance forms. Her father’s name is Cho Ramaswami. He was also a comedian/actor in Tamil movies. She started her career when she was at the age of 13. She has 30 years of experience in the cinema field. Now, she is acting in the Kutumbam serial, as well as the Bahubali movie.
She started her career with the Tamil movie, Vellai Manasu, as a leading role. She got recognition through goddess movies like Sri Raja Rajeswari, Ammoru, Madhurai Minatchi, etc. Her first film in Telugu was Bale Mithrulu. The movie, ‘Shruthilayalu’, gave her good fame in the Telugu industry. She has done many roles in movies like heroine, villain, and mother. She acted with all big stars in Telugu and other languages.
She won the National Award from the Indian Government, and also won two Nandi awards from the Government of Andhra Pradesh. She received special jury award by acting in Dasari Narayana Rao’s movie, “Kante Kuthurne Kanu”. She also acted in some stage shows in USA.
Movies: Ammoru, Shruthilayalu, Anji, Tulasi, Simhadri, Hero, Bhahubali, etc.
Serials: Kutumbham, Ala Modhalaindhi.
Shows: Jodi Number One, etc.