Kannika Ravi is a South Indian Actress who predominantly works in Tamil Serials and movies. She is also a VJ and actively hosts many shows and events on a regular basis. The 27 year old actress was born in Virudhanagar in Tamil Nadu and started her career by acting in TV serials. She made her debut with the TV serial Amudha Oru Aacharyakuri which gave her big break.
The actress was still studying when she got her break in TV serials and later went on to star in several movies. She is married to Snehan who works as a popular lyricist in Tamil Movies. The actress is well known for her fluent Tamil and she can host shows attractively. She also won award in beauty pageant for her beautiful hair.
After getting her big break in TV serials in 2011, she went on to make her debut in Tamil movies in 2013. Her first movie was Theya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru which as directed by Sundar C who is well known for making comedy entertainers. The actress currently hosts several popular TV shows and acts regularly in Tamil serials in lead roles.
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Kannika Ravi was born on 8th July 1994 in Virudhanagar. Her father Ravikumar works for a private company and mother is a housewife. At a young age, Kannika was interested in acting and dance activities and participated in several events in her school days. She got her first opportunity to act in TV serial when she was studying in college.
Kannika started her career with Tamil Serial directed by Balachandar K who is well known for launching several Tamil superstars in movies. The serial Amudha Oru Aacharyakuri was aired on Kalaignar TV and got good response from the audience. She later worked as a VJ for the show Sabash Sariyana Sirippu which was liked by the young audience.
The actress got good success as lead actress in TV serials and she is currently working in Kalyana Veedu which is very popular among the Tamil audience. When it comes to movies, she is usually seen in supporting roles as hero’s sister or heroine’s friend character. Her charming looks and attractive voice are a huge advantage for her success.
Family, Boyfriend, Relationships
Kannika was born in a middle class Hindu family in Tamil Nadu. Her father Ravikumar supported her interest in TV industry and she learnt acting and dance at a young age. Recently, she married lyricist Snehan who is popular in the Tamil movie industry. The marriage function was attended by several top celebrities in the Tamil entertainment field.
She is of medium height and has chubby looks that suit the south film industry. Her height is around 5.4 feet and she has healthy weight. Her fair skin and cute looks is a huge asset as it helped her to gain many fans in the Tamil industry. She is also well known for her beautiful long hair and has advertised for several products in this genre.
In the Miss Tamil Nadu 2013 event, she received the award for Most Beautiful Hair. The actress says that she has never used chemical shampoos or other items on her hair. She believes in only using natural homemade shikakai to nourish her long hair.
The career of this talented actress began under the direction of stalwart K Balachander with the serial Amudha Oru Aacharyakuri. She was just 17 years when she made her debut in 2011. It was aired on Kalaignar TV and got good response from family audience. In 2012, the same channel started a show Sabash Sariyana Sirippu and selected Kannika Ravi as the VJ.
This launch at a young age got her good attention in the film industry and she got offers from many talented directors. She made her debut in Tamil movies under the direction of Sundar C with the movie Theya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru. Her homely looks and good timing in dialogue delivery got her good fans in the film industry.
Within a span of three years, she was seen in three movies in Tamil industry. Her next movie was Chatrapati that got good response. After that, she starred in Thaayin Madiyil that showcased her acting skills in emotional roles. In 2015, she acted in Seritheram Pesu movie that had many big stars from the Tamil industry.
There was no stopping this actress after this success and she was seen in movies like Sambal, Bommai Veeran and 9 Giragankalum Ucham Petravan in the next few years. She was seen in two movies Adutha Sattai and Devarattam in this year. However, both movies were successful at the box office and her performance was appreciated by the critics. She performed in homely roles in both movies.
She moved on to TV serials and hosting shows after this and focused on her family life. She is currently working in popular TV serial Kalyana Veedu that is aired on Sun TV. This has given her huge fans among the female audience in Tamil Nadu.
The actress net worth is around 3 crores. She works regularly in lead roles in TV serials and gets good income every month. She also hosts several TV shows and charges money in lakhs for such events. Her husband is also a popular lyricist who earns good money in film industry. Kannika Ravi has her own house in Chennai and a luxury car.
Facts and Information
The actress has worked with legends like K Balachander in her early days. She made her debut in acting with the Tamil serial Amudha Oru Aacharyakuri when she was just 17 years. The serial was directed by Balachander and it got wonderful response from female audience.
Kannika has also learnt the Tamil form of martial art Silambam since a young age. She has even showcased her talent in several shows and this is a huge advantage for maintaining her physique.
She is a good dancer and she trained herself in classical forms of dance like Bharatanatyam. She even won many competitions in her young days by participating in events.
Kannika and her husband Snehan are popular celebrity couple in Tamil film industry. Their marriage was attended by celebrities like Kamal Hassan and Priyadarshan.
Kannika has acted in nearly 10 movies and several serials at a young age and has a bright future. Her charming voice is her main asset and her expressive face works well in TV serials.
The actress also works as a VJ and hosts several shows in Tamil. This has made her very popular among the young audience and she has millions of followers on social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook. She is also seen regularly in several interviews on Youtube.