Vedhika is an Indian actress who has appeared in several Indian language movies including Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada. She also featured herself in modeling and did big brands advert for biscuits alongside prominent actor Suriya. She made her breakthrough in portraying Angamma in Bala’s period film Paradesi, winning critical acclaim and award nominations for her portrayal. She was roped in as the female lead in Prabhu Deva‘s Petta Rap movie.
|Real Name||Vedhika Pooja Kumar|
|Date of Birth||21 February 1988|
|Age (as of 2022)||32|
|Family||Father: Yet to be updated
Mother: Yet to be updated
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Business Administration, Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Marketing|
|School||Yet to be updated|
|College||Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom|
|Hobbies||Acting, Dancing, and Basketball|
|Birth Place||Solapur, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Solapur, Maharashtra, India|
Social Media Profiles
- She was subsequently approached by Arjun to essay the lead role in his production Madrasi in 2005, and Vedhika accepted the role. Her role was unnoticed due to the film revolves around Arjun’s actions, with a critic naming her performance as “adequate”.
- After the film Madrasi, Vedhika signed a big-budget Hindi language film, Jai Santoshi Maa, a 1975 remake film of the same name, but the film failed to subsequently materialize, and Vedhika continued acting in South Indian films.
- She went on to feature in Raghava Lawrence’s comedy horror Muni, but her role was unnoticed once again, and the film went on to become an average grosser commercially.
- She came to the limelight after she portrays the role of Angamma in the Tamil film Paradesi which was released in 2013. She has a stunning look and a beautiful personality. She also worked for the welfare of deserving people.
- She was recently featured in the Tata Gulco+ advertisement.
- Her Instagram account has over 3.8M followers (as of June 2023).
|2014||Kaaviya Thalaivan||Ganakokilam Vadivambal||Tamil|
|2016||Shivalinga||Satyabhaama alias Satya||Kannada|
|2016||James & Alice||Alice||Malayalam|
|2016||Welcome to Central Jail||Radhika||Malayalam|
|2017||Gowdru Hotel||Rishi’s girlfriend||Kannada|
|2022||Chethi Mandharam Thulasi||TBA||Malayalam||Filming|
Awards and Nominations
|2014||Paradesi||Edison Awards||Best Extreme Performance – Female||Won|
|2014||Paradesi||Screen Moon Awards||Best Actress||Won|
|2014||Paradesi||Vijay Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|2014||Paradesi||61st Filmfare Awards South||Best Actress – Tamil||Nominated|
|2015||Kaaviya Thalaivan||62nd Filmfare Awards South||Best Actress – Tamil||Nominated|
|2015||Kaaviya Thalaivan||Edison Awards||Best Extreme Performance – Female||Won|
|2015||Kaaviya Thalaivan||3rd SIIMA Awards||Best Actress – Tamil||Nominated|
|2015||Kaaviya Thalaivan||Vijay Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|2015||Kaaviya Thalaivan||Norway Tamil Film Festival Awards||Best Actress||Won|
|2016||James & Alice||Asiavision Awards||Performer of the Year||Won|
|2017||James & Alice||Asianet Film Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|2017||James & Alice||6th SIIMA Awards||Best Actress – Malayalam||Nominated|
|2017||Shivalinga||6th SIIMA Awards||Best Actress – Kannada||Nominated|
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