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Namitha Vankawala Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Namitha Vankawala Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 66 kg
Date of Birth May 10, 1981
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Spouse Veerandra Chowdhary

Namitha Vankawala is an Indian actress and politician who has predominantly worked in the Indian film industry and most of her notable work has been in films made in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam languages. In 2019, she had joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, one of the 2 major political parties in India and the world’s largest political party in terms of primary membership. In July 2020, she had been appointed as one of the state executive members of the party in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

Born Name

Namitha Mukesh Vankawala

Nick Name

Namitha

Namitha Vankawala as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2020
Namitha Vankawala as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2020 (Namitha Vankawala / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Surat, Gujarat, India

Residence

She splits her time between Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, and Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Nationality

Indian

 

Occupation

Actress, Politician

Namitha Vankawala as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2021
Namitha Vankawala as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2021 (Namitha Vankawala / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Mukesh Vankawala (Businessman)
  • Siblings – Nevil Vankawala (Brother)

Build

Voluptuous

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

66 kg or 145.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Namitha has dated –

  1. Veerandra Chowdhary (2017-Present) – Namitha had married a fellow actor named Veerandra Chowdhary in November 2017 in a ceremony held in the holy city of Tirupati in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Namitha Vankawala and Veerandra Chowdhary, as seen in October 2021
Namitha Vankawala and Veerandra Chowdhary, as seen in October 2021 (Namitha Vankawala / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Curvaceous figure
  • Center-parted, shoulder-length, straight hair
  • Charming smile
  • Gleaming face

Religion

Hinduism

Brand Endorsements

Namitha has been featured in the TV commercials for –

  • Himani cream and hand soap
  • Arun Ice Creams
  • Manikchand gutka
  • Nile herbal shampoo

    Namitha Vankawala as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2021
    Namitha Vankawala as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2021 (Namitha Vankawala / Instagram)

Namitha Vankawala Facts

  1. Namitha had first come into the spotlight when she had won the ‘Miss Surat’ beauty pageant in 1998. She was just 17 years old at that time. In 2001, she had ended up as the 3rd runner-up in the ‘Miss India’ beauty pageant which was won by fellow future actress Celina Jaitly.
  2. After the competition, she had moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in acting, and while there, she had acted in several TV commercials. However, when she had failed to gain a  breakthrough into the Hindi film industry, she had enrolled herself in an English Literature course.
  3. A few months after this, she had planned to return to her hometown of Surat but had canceled her plans at the last minute after accepting an invitation to audition for a Telugu film. She had been selected for the coming-of-age romantic film, Sontham (2002), her feature film debut. In her next film, Gemeni (2002), she had been credited as ‘Bhairavi’ but had later reverted to her original name.
  4. At the peak of her success and fame, in 2008, a fan had built her a temple near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. In October 2010, a fan had attempted to kidnap her at Trichy in Tamil Nadu.
  5. In 2012, Tokyo TV, a Japanese media station, had named her the ‘Most Beautiful Person in India’.
  6. In 2017, she had participated in the first season of the reality TV show Bigg Boss Tamil, the Tamil version of Big Brother, a reality competition TV franchise that was first broadcasted in the Netherlands in 1999. She had been evicted from the show on the 28th day.
  7. In her youth, she used to teach swimming to young children. She is also proficient in Karate. Her hobbies/interests include dancing, watching movies, and playing badminton. She also loves reading novels as well as comic books.

Featured Image by Namitha Vankawala / Instagram

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