Vidyullekha Raman, who also goes by the name Vidyu Raman, is an Indian actress and comedienne, primarily working in Telugu and Tamil films, for which she has also won several accolades.
Early Life and Childhood: Vidyullekha Raman
Vindyullekha Raman was born on 4th November, 1991. Her father’s name is Mohan Raman and her mother’s name is Padma Raman. Her father, Mohan Raman, is an Indian actor and writer, and he was appointed as a Jury member for the National Film Award for Best Writing on Cinema. Along with that, he also works as a film historian, and regularly writes articles for The Hindu. Vindyullekha Raman has a brother whose name is Vikram Raman.
As a child, Vindyullekha went on to attend Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, and after that she went to MCTM Matriculation. It was from here that she started getting interested developing an interest for theatre and acting. After finishing school, she studied at M.O.P. Vaishnav College, where she regularly participated in stage productions and as a result, started gaining popularity in that aspect. She graduated with a degree in Visual Communication.
Career: Vidyullekha Raman
Vindyullekha Raman made her debut in the role of Jenny in the bilingual films NeethaaneEnPonvasantham and YetoVellipoyindhiManasu. This happened in 2012. Her character in the films was that of a friend to the character played by Samantha Prabhu. The director of these movies is Gautham Vasudev Menon. Ever since her debut work, she has had pivotal roles in many more movies and has acted alongside many notable actors of the industry. When Vindyullekha was casted for her debut role, she had about seven years of acting experience.
She acted in the film TheeyaVelaiSeiyyanumKumaru by director Sundar C, and in that she acted alongside N. Santharam. She also performed in the films Malini 22 Palayamkottai and RamayyaVasthavayya, which is a Telugu film. In 2014, she was seen in minor roles in two movies, Jilla and Veeram. Ever since then, her focus shifted towards Telugu films only.
In 2022, she appeared as a contestant in the cooking game show Cooku with Comali, where she gained the position of third runner up.
Vindyullekha Raman is a very skilled and talented actress with an exceptional comic timing. Her acting skills have won her several notable awards, like the Nandi Award for Best Female Comedian which she won in 2014 for the movie Run Raja Run, FilmFare Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Vijaya Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Vindyullekha Raman comes from a family full of affluent people. Her father is notable actor and writer Mohan Raman, while her grandfather was V. P. Raman, who was a prominent lawyer. Her uncle, P.S Raman, was the former Advocate General of Tamil Nadu. Her cousin is Geetanjali, who is married to Selvaraghavan, a leading Tamil film maker.
Vindyullekha is a married woman herself. She got engaged to her longtime love Sanjay on 26th August, 2020 and she announced the news of her engagement to her followers through her Instagram page. Later, on 9th September, 2021, the couple got married in a private ceremony surrounded by close friends and family members.