From professionally trained dancer to making her Malayalam debut: Check out lesser-known facts about Ramya Krishnan
Ramya Krishnan turns 52 today.
Do not miss out on these facts about pan-India celebrity
Ramya Krishnan has reached nationwide popularity since her role in the Bahubali franchise. The actor is a professionally trained dancer who hails from a film background but faced film failures at the beginning of her career. From making her debut in Malayalam to being a judge on a dance reality television show, check out lesser-known facts about Ramya Krishnan.
Ramya Krishnan’s early life
Ramya was born on 15 September 1970 in Madras. She hails from a film background with her uncle Cho Ramaswamy being a popular actor-comedian in the Tamil industry. She is a trained professional in Bharatanatyam, Western and Kuchipudi.
Ramya’s acting debut
Ramya began her acting career with the Malayalam film Neram Pularumbol alongside Mammootty and Mohan Lal. It was her first acting performance but got delayed and finally released in 1986 making Vellai Manasu, a Tamil movie opposite Y. G. Mahendra, her first film (1985).
Ramya’s breakthrough in acting
Ramya faced a series of failures at the beginning of her career but had a breakthrough with the 1989 Telugu film Sutradharulu opposite Nageswara Rao. She later went on to do lead roles in Tollywood films and other South Indian films such as Alludugaru (1990), Allari Mogudu (1992) and Major Chandrakanth (1993).
Ramya’s entry into television
She featured in a number of South Indian television shows like Kalasam before venturing into being a host for a game show called Thanga Vettai and later judging a dance show titled Jodi Number One.
Ramya and her digital release
Ramya entered the digital world with the drama series named Queen in 2019 where she played former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
Ramya rises to national fame
Ramya became a pan-Indian sensation with her role in S.S. Rajamouli's film Baahubali: The Beginning and its sequel Baahubali: The Conclusion.
Ramya’s personal life
Ramya is married to Telugu film director Krishna Vamsi who has directed films such as Gulabi, Murari and Khadgam. They have a son named Ritwik.
Ramya won her first Nandi Award for Best Actress for Kante Koothurne Kanu. She has bagged numerous Filmfare Awards South for Best Actress for Padayappa, Bahubali: The Beginning and Bahubali: The Conclusion.
Last Updated: 04.22 PM, Sep 15, 2022