Durga Venugopal is an Indian actress well-renowned for her supporting role as Radha in Bramma’s independent drama “ Kuttram Kadithal” (2015). It is her debut and only film, which is based on the 44th Adhikaaram of the Thirukkural, where the poet, Thiruvalluvar, underscores the need to avoid mistakes.

It is set around an incident that impacts and alters the lives of various characters in the movie. It won the 2015 National Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil category. Durga was born and raised in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, where she graduated from the Meenakshi College for Women. Post-graduation, she joined Swastika Tours & Travels as an assistant.

While working there, she got married on 12th December 1986 to Venugopal Koppuravuri, who is a branch manager at the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development. The couple is blessed with a son, Shashank Venugopal Koppuravuri.

She later joined the Lotus Group as its center head for Chennai in 1995, where she worked for nearly six years before quitting her job to pursue a degree in music production from the School of Audio Engineering in California, USA. After completing her course, she joined the AAT Media College in 2002, where she has been working as a marketing manager for the past seventeen years.

Khomala Lea Tamil Actress

Khomala Lea

Khomala Lea is a Singaporean actress, producer and designer of Indian descent. Khomala had always been fond of dancing, and her dance group often performed at various events and shows through which she was introduced to several production teams. As a result, her interest in production amplified over time, and after pursuing her diploma, she started working as an assistant producer at Mediacorp Eaglevision, which produces Malayalam and Tamil programmes for channels in Singapore. While working there, she was introduced to acting. She played certain minor character roles in the company’s productions as well. In 2011, she co-produced the television series “Thee,” which aimed at tackling the social issue of domestic violence in Indian families in Singapore. Afterwards, she enrolled in the Oklahoma State University in the USA to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication. Post-graduation she joined the Tantra Inc. Media Production Company as an event manager, eventually rising to the post of a sales and marketing manager. All the while she was also actively engaged in the company’s production line. In 2015, she made her debut in the Tamil film industry with the supporting role of Swetha in Srinath Ramalingam’s debut horror “Unakkenna Venum Sollu.” The movie, however, fell short of its expectations. She next appeared in Vasantham TV’s thriller soap opera “Yaar?” (2017), which revolved around the mystery behind the disappearance of top three finalists of a beauty pageant. The show received mixed reviews from the viewers. In 2017, Lea started working with the content business unit of StarHub, one of Singapore’s major three telecommunication companies. She had learned a lot about fashion designing from her decade’s experience in the media industry, and so in 2018, Srevanaya was born. Srevanaya is Lea’s clothing brand which provides customized ethnic wear for people of all ages, from babies to the elderly. She soon quit her job at StarHub to focus full-time on her fashion brand. 

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