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Jyothika is a South Indian film actress who acted in several Tamil films. She also acted in a few Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi films. Her films includes Khushi, Kaaka Kaaka, Perazhagan, Chandramukhi and Mozhi.

Real NameJyothika Sadanah
NicknameJo, Sona
Famous RoleChandramukhi in Tamil film Chandramukhi (2005)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Weightin Kilograms- 56 kg
in Pounds- 124 lbs
Figure Measurements34-26-35
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1978-10-18
Age (as in 2016)38 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolLearners Academy, Mumbai
CollegeMithibai College, Mumbai
Education QualificationsGraduation in Psychology
DebutBollywood: Doli Saja Ke Rakhna (1998)
Tamil: Vaali (1999)
Telugu/Kannada: One Two Three (2002)
Malayalam: Rakkilippattu (2007)
FamilyFather- Chander Sadanah (Film Producer)
Mother- Seema Sadanah
Brother- Suraj (Assistant Director)
Sister- Roshini (aka Radhika Sadanah, Actress), Nagma (Half-sister, Actress)
HobbiesListening to music, reading books
Favourite Things
Favourite ColoursBlack, red
Favourite FoodButter chicken
Favourite DestinationLondon
Favourite SingerHariharan
Favourite WriterJohn Grisham
Favourite Music DirectorA. R. Rahman
Favourite ActorsBollywood: Aamir Khan
Hollywood: John Travolta
Favourite ActressSridevi
Favourite FilmsBollywood: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
Tamil: Kadhalan (1994)
Hollywood: French Kiss (1995)
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date2006-09-11 00:00:00
Affair/BoyfriendSuriya (Actor)
HusbandSuriya (Actor)
ChildrenDaughter- Diya
Son- Dev

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jyothika

  • Does Jyothika smoke?: No
  • Does Jyothika drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Jyothika started her acting career in 1998 by playing the role of Pallavi Sinha in the Bollywood film Doli Saja Ke Rakhna.
  • She worked in different languages such as Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam.
  • She featured in several advertisements of popular brands such as Comfort (fabric softener), Santoor Soap, etc.
  • She was the brand ambassador for RmKV silk sarees and Wardrobe Hub in Chennai.
  • In 2001, she worked in the trilingual film Little John as Vani, which released in 3 different languages, i.e., Tamil, Hindi, and English.
  • She won several awards for her work in the entertainment industry such as Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut-South for Vaali (1999), Filmfare Award for Best Actress-Tamil for Kushi (2000), Tamil Nadu State Film Awards for Best Actress for the films Perazhagan (2004), Chandramukhi (2005) & Mozhi (2007), Kalaimamani Award in 2005, and Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress South for 36 Vayadhinile (2015).
  • Jyothika and her husband Suriya together founded Agaram foundation, a nonprofit organization to help children who drop out of school early in Tamil Nadu.
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