Riythvika is a film actress, who predominantly appears in supporting roles in the Tamil Cinema. She is an alumnus of Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College, Teynampet. Riythvika says, she has consistently dreamt of acting in films and that she used to mimic different actors right from childhood. In college she got the opportunity to act in numerous short plays. Sometimes she also used to send her pictures to producers for getting an entry into the Tamil Movie World.
The director Bala was looking for good actors for his upcoming project, Paradesi, the story of the condition of tea Plantation workers during the British Raj in the Madras Presidency. Riythvika auditioned for the role of Karuthakanni and after a couple of rounds she was selected for the role. Karuthakanni is a woman who gets sexually exploited and tortured in a plantation. Later she also got a chance to work in
, a romantic film starring Vikram.
Riythvika played the role of a North Chennai girl, and for the same she was awarded Filmfare’s Best Supporting Actress. Some of her new projects are Engalukku Veru Kilaigal Kidaiyadhu, in which she will seen paring opposite Rajnikanth, and
Oru Naal Koothu
, in which she will be essaying the role of an RJ. Her film, Paradesi was made into the Tamil language, and it starred Vedhika, Atharvaa and Dhansika.
The music has been scored by G V Prakash Kumar. The movie revolves around the real life stories of the 1930s. Released on March 15, 2013, the film opened to positive reviews, and the collections at the box office were more than average. In Paradesi, Rasa (played by Adharvaa) is a young, carefree man living in Madras Presidency in the years of British Raj. Rasa and a village belle, Angamma (essayed by Vedhika) fall in love with each other. The story then takes a turn of events, and the movie ends with a tragedy occurring in the plantation. Riythvika’s Kabali will see her combination scenes with Rajanikanth. She confesses that she was afraid of getting into the spirit of acting as she was numb before the great actor. But then the young actress says she got comfortable as Rajani sir was really supportive. Rythivika will be seen next in Oru Naal Koothu, starring Attakathi Dinesh. She will be essaying the role of an RJ, and the actor Karunakaran will be playing her brother. The actress has many big budget films on her list in 2016, and one of which is Anjala. It is a Tamil film produced by Dhilip Subbaryan and directed by Thangam Saravannan.
In 2018, Riythvika has joined the very popular and controversial reality show, Bigg Boss Tamil 2. She was nominated in the first week but surpasses after the eviction was canceled.