Varalakshmi is a multilingual actress who had played in all the South Indian languages and Hindi. She was born in Andhra Pradesh and brought up and settled in Chennai. Varalakshmi couldn’t continue her studies after the tenth standard due to a busy schedule. She is married to a physician and has two kids. She started her career as a child artist and then made her debut as a heroine in Tamil with “
.” She managed to grab the attention of the audience with her natural acting in supporting roles. Varalakshmi’s dad had also performed in a few Telugu films. Her sisters, “
” and Saraswathi, are also artists. Rani is popularly known as Alaigal Rani and she is one of the best TV actresses in Tamil doing various roles, including the negative roles. Rani had also grabbed the prestigious Nandi Award from the Andhra Pradesh government for her performance in a movie. Rani considers Varalakshmi as another mother and, at times, another father who cares for their family well. The popular character artist in Telugu, Amma “
,” is Varalakshmi’s relative. Varalakshmi had shared the screen space with almost all the lead heroes in various languages of her time. Yes, she had played the sister to the Telugu heroes, including ‘
. Varalakshmi’s debut in the Telugu cinema was as a child artist in the film Andalu Ramudu with and
in 1973. She played the young version of
in the super hit film '
,' directed by the versatile director,
. Varalakshmi had played in nearly 100 films as a child artist and 100+ films as a character artist. Varalakshmi played an important role in Chittemma Mogudu with Mohan Babu and
in 1992. In an interview, Varalakshmi stated that her all-time favorite actor is "
S V Ranga Rao
." She stated that he is a natural actor and although she like the latest heroes, her first favorite is Ranga Rao. Varalakshmi also mentioned that “
” is her inspiration.
After the TV serial era started, she entered into the mini screen industry and played varieties of roles, including the antagonist. She is famous for her roles in
, the Telugu serial, telecasted on Maa TV, “
” and “
on Sun TV,
on Sun TV, Kanaa Kaanum Kaalangal on Vijay TV, “
on Sun TV and many more serials.