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Chandini Tamilarasan is an Indian film actress who has appeared in Tamil and Telugu language films. She made her debut in the lead role in K. Bhagyaraj's Siddhu +2 (2010), before signing to play role in Naan Rajavaga Pogiren (2013).

Chandini Tamilarasan
Chandini Tamilarasan

(1990-08-12) 12 August 1990 (age 28)[1]
Alma materEthiraj College for Women
OccupationFilm actress
Years active2010–present


Early lifeEdit

Chandini was born to Tamilarasan and Padmanjali, Brought up in Nungambakkam, Chennai finishing her schooling at Sacred Heart Matriculation Hr. Sec School, Church Park, Anna Salai, Chennai, Then she went on to study Visual Communications Degree from Ethiraj College for Women.


She was among the contestants for the Miss Chennai 2007 pageant, aged 17, but did not finish in the top three.[2] Post that in 2009, she appeared in a reality show on a Tamil channel and it was then that she got a call from K. Bhagyaraj's office asking her to come for a screen test for his new venture.[3][4] She subsequently impressed and was signed to appear in Siddhu +2 which starred Bhagyaraj's son, Shanthnoo, alongside her. The film after a delay released in December 2010 but performed poorly at the box office, winning average reviews.[5] In mid-2010, she signed on and worked in a film titled Padithurai featuring newcomers while the producer of the film was leading Tamil actor Arya. The film did not get a theatrical release.[6] Although she received more offers, she declined all of them and returned to college to finish her education.[7] She completed her degree in 2014.[8]

She was seen in Prithvi Rajkumar's Naan Rajavaga Pogiren in 2013 alongside Nakul and Avani Modi, and the film has dialogues written by Vetrimaaran. Later that year she made her Telugu debut in the action-drama Kalicharan, which is set in the 1980s, and based on true incidents revolving around the life of late MLA Erra Satyam.[9] Her next two films, Lovers and Kiraak, released one week apart from another in August 2014. Upcoming films of Chandini include the Suseenthiran production Vil Ambu directed by Ramesh Subramaniam, which will see her playing a slum dweller and Anjana Ali Khan's Palaandu Vaazhga, in which she plays an IT professional.[7] Besides, she is working on two untitled Telugu projects, a horror-comedy and a romantic-drama, which will be actor Naresh's son, Naveen's debut film.[10][11]


Year Film Role Language Notes
2010 Siddhu +2 Pavithra Tamil
2013 Naan Rajavaga Pogiren Valli Tamil
2013 Kaali Charan Telugu
2014 Lovers Telugu Guest appearance
2014 Kiraak Telugu
2016 Chitram Bhalare Vichiram Telugu
2016 Vil Ambu Kanakavalli Tamil
2016 Nayyapudai Tamil
2016 Kannula Kaasa Kattappa Shaalu Tamil
2017 Ennodu Vilayadu Minnie Tamil
2017 Kattappavae Kaanom Sheela Tamil Guest appearance
2017 Paambhu Sattai Herself Tamil Guest appearance
2017 Kavan Nimmi Tamil
2017 Balloon Jeevanandham's girlfriend Tamil Guest appearance
2018 Mannar Vagaiyara Selvarani Tamil
2018 Vanjagar Ulagam Mythili Tamil
2018 Raja Ranguski Ranguski Tamil
2018 Billa Pandi Valli Tamil
2018 Vandi Swati Tamil
2019 Pettikadai Tamil
2019 Kadhal Munnetra Kazhagam Tamil
2019 Vanangamudi Tamil Filming
2019 Naan Avalai Sandhitha Pothu Tamil Filming
2019 Karichoru Tamil Filming
2019 Aila Tamil Filming
2019 Nandu En Nanban Tamil Filming
2019 Para Tamil Filming
2019 Achchamillai Achchamillai Tamil Delayed
2019 Dollar Desam Tamil Delayed
2019 Palaandu Vaazhga Tamil Delayed


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  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 June 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-10.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Pillai, Sreedhar (30 October 2009). "Chandini from Chennai". The Times of India. TNN. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  4. ^ K. Jeshi (7 January 2011). "On a roll". The Hindu. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  5. ^ "Cinema Plus / Film Review : Just pass". The Hindu. 12 December 2010. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  6. ^ "Cinema Plus / Columns : Itsy-bitsy". The Hindu. 25 June 2010. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  7. ^ a b "'I Like Stepping out of my Comfort Zone'". The New Indian Express.
  8. ^ "Chandini completes her degree, ready to focus on acting". The Indian Express. 9 September 2014.
  9. ^ "Proud to be part of 'Kalicharan': Chandini". The New Indian Express. IANS. 27 April 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  10. ^ IANS (29 March 2015). "Happy with the way my career is shaping: Chandini".
  11. ^ "Chandini to romance Naveen". The Times of India.