Vinodhini

Other names of Vinodhini: Vinothini, Vinodini, Shwetha, Baby Lakshmi
Birthday: 1982

Vinodhini is an Indian film actress. She has worked in Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada films. She started her career as a child actress and then went on playing as lead and supporting roles in Television series. In Kannada films, she was credited as Shwetha.

As a child actor, she did films including Puthiya Sagaptham, Manal Kayiru, and Mannukkul Vairam. In 1992, she did a Tamil movie, Vanna Vanna Pookkal, which was directed by Balu Mahendra. Vanna Vanna Pookkal was a commercial hit and ran for continuous 100 days at the theater, but it failed to prosper Vinodhini's career. The same year she also debuted in Malayalam film industry with Soorya Manasam and in Kannada film, Chaitrada Preman.

With Chaitrada Preman, she penned her name to Shwetha. Soon she shifted her focus only to Kannada films. She has also hosted a Television show for eight years. In 2005, she returned to Malayalam film industry with a supporting role in Kasthuri Maan.

Vindhya Tamil Actress

Vindhya

Vindhya is an Indian film actress who acted in Tamil films. Making her acting debut in the late-90s, she is probably best known for her performances in the films Sangamam and Thirunelveli. Though both films did not perform well at the box-office, she was given the lead role in yet another film’ Magalirkkaga’ that released in 2000. The film received a mixed response. Besides working in a few Tamil and Malayalam films, she has appeared in one Telugu film too. In the same year, the actress appeared in another film ‘Kannukku Kannaga’ that featured Murali, Devayani, and Raja in lead roles. The film did not receive any good response from audiences. She has worked as a lead actress in a few Tamil films. As the films did not do very well commercially, she had got married soon. The actress got married to Gopalakrishnan. Gopalakrishnan is the brother of actress Bhanu Priya. The couple tied their knot at the Guruvayoor temple on February 16, 2008. But the marriage did not last very long. Today, they had filed a divorce and got separated. This actress only had acted in family-drama oriented movies. The year 2001 saw her perform in the Rama Narayanan directed ‘Viswanathan Ramamoorthy’ co-starring Roja and Kovai Sarala. In the same year, she acted in ‘Charlie Chaplin’ co-starring Prabhu Ganesan and Prabhu Deva in lead roles. The film was a commercial success. It may be noted the same film was remade in Hindi (No Entry), Kannada (Kalla Malla Sulla), Malayalam (Happy Husbands), Telugu (Pellam Oorelithe) and even in the Marathi language (No Entry Pudhe Dhoka Aahey). In 2002, she even appeared in an item song for a movie named ‘Red’. In the same year, the actress was noticed in another family drama movie named ’Namma Veetu Kalyanam’ co-starring Murali, Meena and Manorama. The year 2003 saw her perform again with Prabhu in a movie named ‘Yes Madam.' In the same year, she branched out to Malayalam and Telugu film industries. Her Malayalam film debut was in the movie named ‘Kilichundan Mampazham’ opposite Mohanlal, Soundarya, and Sreenivasan. ‘Seetaiah’ was her Telugu debut film. She has also starred opposite many established actors and actresses in her career spanning over a decade. The actress was busy in her career for two more years (2004 and 2005) when she was noticed in two Tamil movies. Later, she took a break from acting. She made her comeback in 2008. It was in 2008; she married actress Bhanu Priya’s brother which was an arranged marriage. The marriage took place at Guruvayoor temple, but it did not last long. After her unsuccessful marriage, she tried to make her come back again and was seen in few Tamil movies. This actress even had campaigned for the AIADMK during the previous state assembly elections.

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