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.