Varsha Ashwathi was born on 22nd of April of 1989. She is 28 years old and she was born in a Tamil family in West Bengal. On her fourth birthday, she moved along with her family to the city of Tuticorin, in Tamil Nadu.
When it comes to her family member, her father’s name is Rakesh Awasthi, he works as a marine engineer. She also has two siblings, Rohan, who followed her father’s path and works as a marine engineer too and Sai Karan who is only ten years old. During her teenage days, she went to the high school in Chennai called Holy Cross Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School. She also graduated from college in Chennai.
One of the particular hobbies Varsha has is that she absolutely dominates the art Kathak. This is one of the six classical dances of India.
She did not started her career as a film actress, in fact she became famous after winning the beauty pageant of Miss Chennai contest and the title of Miss Beautiful in 2006. This award impulse her career and in 2009 she made her first acting participation in a Tamil film called Peranmai. She had the opportunity to work with an award winning director, better known as S. P. Jananathan. In this Tamil film, Peranmai, Varsha played a girl from Tulsi, an NCC girl and gain the respect of her colleagues even though she had no acting experience at that moment. She co-starred the movie with Jeyam Ravi. Jeyam is another big star in the Tamil film industry. In Peranmai, his character was Dhruvan, a tribal forest officer.
In 2012, Varsha participated in the movie Neerparavai where her character, Agnes, was an IPS Officer. For this film, she had to prepare herself to play a police inspector. Her character, Agnes, was in charge of digging into and old lady’s past that was played by Nandita Das.
In 2013, she later performed in Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA. Another Tamil film, but in this case it was a political satire movie directed by Manivannan. The critics were very hard with the movie, the newspaper, Times of India even gave the film a 2.5 stars out of 5. They wrote, If you are familiar with Nagaraja Cholan as a ruthless politician, who rose from being Ammavasai in Amaidhipadai, this movie will definitely disappoint you. His resurrection after almost 20 years ends up a failed attempt to build on the character…The movie is a pale shadow of the original, except for the few scenes involving Cholan and his trusted aide Manimaran.
During 2014 she started shooting for another three Tamil films called Pani Vizhum Malarvanam, Endrendrum Punnagai and Kangaroo. This was a very busy year for her. On February of 2014, the movie Panivizhum Malarvanam (A forest of flowers where dew falls) was released. It was written and directed by newcomer James David. Varsha’s character was Malar. On December of the same year, her film Endrendrum Punnagai was already on cinemas. Varsha play one of the main character’s (Baby) wife.
In addition, on April 25th of 2015, Kangaroo was released. This was a Tamil psychological thriller film written and directed by Samy. This movie is about the relationship between a brother and a sister. Murugesan or Kangaroo has a sister called Azhagu but he cares about her in a very intense and deep way. She is about to get married a couple of times but her fiancés strangely die so the film’s question is, who is murdering them and why?
Varsha also participated in Athithi directed by Bharathan which is actually a remake of the 2010 Malayalam film Cocktail. This Tamil film was released during 2014 as well and Varsha played the role of Lakshmi. Athithi is a movie that is about life changing. There is one young man that has a perfect life or the picture of a perfect life. Then something happens and everything changes.
Finally, in 2015 she made her debut as an actress in Malayalam film. She played the role of a TV presenter of a reality show involving seven married couples. The movie Don’t Worry Be Happy was directed by Shaison Ouseph.
Her net worth is estimated at $790 Thousand dollars
- Occupation: Actress, Model
- Age: 28.
- Date of Birth: April 22nd, 1989
- Place of Birth: Kolkata, India
- Gender: Female.
- Star: Taurus
- Eye color: Dark Brown
- Hair color: Dark Brown
- Ethnicity: Indo-Aryan
- Nationality: Indian
- Measurements: 34-25-34
- Height in feet: 5 ft 7
- Height in cm: 170.18cm
- Weight in kg: 57kg
- Weight in pounds: 125.66lbs
- Married: Not married
- Spouse: Not married
- Parents: Fahter Rakesh Awasthi, Mother unknown.
- Siblings: Rohan, Sai Karan
- Children:No children