Niranjani Ashok is a popular actress in Tamil Nadu. She is especially famous for her performance in mega serials like Azhagi and Vani Rani. Interestingly, she is a versatile actress and has done roles ranging from heroine to vamp in television industry. Apart from that, she has also acted in many movies in her career.
She is also known in the entertainment industry as Niranjani Ashokan and some movies have mentioned her name as Niranjani Agarwal. However, she has retained the name Niranjani Ashok for official purpose. She has also started her career as a model and made her debut into fashion shows and ramp walk in 2020.
Her debut serial Azhagi became a huge hit and she was playing the lead role in the serial. This ran for many years and she became a household name with that serial. Before that, she was seen in small roles in movies but later got to play lead roles after the success of Azhagi. In the same manner, Priyamanaval serial also elevated her status in the industry.
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Niranjani Ashok was born on the 17th of February 1985 in Dindugul region of Tamil Nadu. Niranjani Ashok’s current age is 37 years.
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Niranjani Ashok hails from Dindugul but she has spent her childhood in Chennai. She was part of the Anna Adarsh Matriculation Hr. Sec. School in Chennai for many years. She was a good student and also participated in extra curricular activities like sports and dramas during her school days.
She later joined SRM College in Chennai to complete her BSc graduation in Visual Communication. She was interested in acting and tried to get small roles in movies and television serials. However, she was not lucky in the initial stages and worked for a small company before getting entry into movies.
She got good success with Azhagi serial and this made her famous in the Television industry. In the same manner, the movie Yasakhan which was released in the year 2014 became very successful and she got good fame. Her performance was appreciated by audience and critics. Currently, she is part of many television serials and also working as a model in Mumbai.
|Full Name||Niranjani Ashok|
|Date of Birth||17 February 1985|
|Age||28 (as of 2023)|
|Profession||Costume designer and pattern stylist|
|Zodiac sign / Sun sign||NA|
|School||PSGR Krishnammal Higher Secondary School, Coimbatore|
Niranjani Ashok belongs to a Hindu family based in Tamil Nadu. Her father is Ashok Agarwal and he has a small business. Her mother is a homemaker and she also has a younger sister. She is very close to her family and had recently wished her mother on Mother’s Day event in a television program.
|Father Name||Ashok Agarwal|
|Mother Name||Not Known|
|Brother Name||Not Known|
|Sister Name||Younger Sister|
Boyfriend, Husband, Relationships
Niranjani Ashok has not mentioned anything about her relationship status in the media. She has maintained lot of privacy in this regard. However, there are rumours that she was married earlier and got separated due to personal issues. She has not commented on such rumours in the media.
|Affairs / Girlfriend||Not Known|
|Husband Name||Not Known|
|Marriage date||Not Known|
Niranjani Ashok has the looks of a model. She has maintained her fitness even at the age of 37 and looks much younger than her age. She does regular workout and has a natural slim appearance. She stands tall at 5.6 feet and weighs around 55 kgs. She is very particular about her diet and has a personal trainer to maintain her fitness.
|Weight(approx.)||Kilograms- 55 Kg|
Weight in Pounds- 121 lbs
|Height(approx.)||Centimeters – 167 cm|
Inches – 5 ft 6 in
Meter – 1.67 m
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||34-26-34|
Niranjani Ashok started auditioning for roles in the film and television industry after completing her graduation from Chennai college. She did not get much success in the early stages and had to wait for few years before she got her first big break. During that time, Vikatan productions which is a famous name in Tamil Nadu was looking to start their television serial.
When they were looking for the lead actress, they found Niranjani suitable and she got to make her debut in the television industry. The Azhagi serial started in the year 2011 and it soon became very famous among the family audience. Even though she had no prior experience in acting, Niranjani was able to delivery very good performance in the serial and earned a good name as a dependable actress.
Interestingly, the serial reached the top spot on Sun TV and they promoted it in a big way. The serial had a good run for nearly 5 years and is considered one of the biggest hits in the television industry in the last decade. She started getting offers from the film industry due the huge success of this serial.
In the year 2014, she was part of the movie Yasakhan and this earned good money at the box office. The movie was made on a small budget but managed to make good profits due to its interesting content. Niranjani Ashok played the lead role in this movie and this is one of her best roles in the industry.
Before that, she was also part of a horror flick titled February 31st. This movie got decent response from the audience and critics. The movie was released in 2013 and she managed to do such movies once in a while when she got free time from her television projects. Meanwhile, she got other offers from top serials and worked with different channels.
In the year 2014, she was part of another big project titled Akka which was aired on Jaya TV. This serial had good content and it ran for nearly 2 years. In the next year, she was part of the hit serial Priyamanaval. This also won her many awards and she became a household name with her role in this serial.
In the same year, she was also part of another project titled Inimey Ippadi Than. This 2015 project was a comedy entertainer and managed to fetch her good name for her performance. Interestingly, she made a good name for herself in both comedy and serious roles.
Niranjani Ashok was also popular in the Telugu industry as she got a big offer to work in a project titled Welcome Obama. This was Singeetam Srinivasa Rao’s prestigious project and the legendary film maker selected Niranjani as she had very good acting skills. Even though it failed to work at the box office, she got good appreciation for her performance.
In the year 2016, she was part of another hit project titled Neeli. This was a horror movie in which she played the role of a mother to a six year old daughter. Her performance was the main highlight of this project. In recent years, she started to explore new genres and even tried playing negative roles.
In the hit serial Vani Rani, she played the negative role and won lot of appreciation for doing such a bold role in television serial. Due to the success of this serial, she also got to play similar roles in other popular serials. She was also seen in Rekka Katti Parakkudu Manasu for a brief period in her career.
Apart from serials, she was also part of many reality shows like Super Challenge which was aired on Sun TV. This was a celebrity based program and had many celebs participating in interesting games. She is also active on social media and has her own Instagram and Facebook page. She has decent following on such platforms.
Interestingly, after the 2020 pandemic situation, she has also explored a new side and started her career in modeling. It was a bold move to enter modeling at the age of 35, but Niranjani Ashok has good structure to get ramp walk offers. She has done many fashion shows in Mumbai and other cities of India.
The net worth of Niranjani Ashok is around $1 million. She has acted in numerous serials and films in the Tamil language. She has a good fan following among youth and family audience. She is also working as a model in Mumbai and Chennai. She has a house in Chennai and a luxury car.
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
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In one of her recent interviews, she talked about the struggles of being a model. She says that wearing high heels puts pressure on the knees and it starts paining after one hour. But models have to use them for many hours everyday.