Devadarshini is an Indian actress appearing in Tamil films and television series. She began her career as a television anchor before venturing into acting, first in television and later in films. She predominantly appears in supporting roles and often performs comic roles.
11 November 1973
|Other names||Devadarshini Chetan|
She has done leading roles in some popular television serials like Marmadesam and Athipookal. She has also participated in Jodi Number One a dance reality show along with her real life partner Chetan. Currently she is doing a comedy show, Sunday Galatta which airs on sun TV.
While still in college, she began anchoring television shows. She was then offered an opportunity to act in the Doordarshan serial Kanavugal Ilavasam, which led to her landing a role in the successful mystery series Marmadesam by Naga. She was introduced in Ramany Vs Ramany Part I - Episode 21, which was also directed by Naga. Devadarshini became part of the series' second installment, Vidathu Karuppu, which she considers a "big turning point" in her life as it established her in the industry.
Following her marriage in 2002, she began to receive film offers as well. The first project she signed was Enakku 20 Unakku 18 directed by Jyothi Krishna, although Gautham Menon's action drama Kaakha Kaakha released first. Parthiban Kanavu that released the same year won her the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Comedian. She played the lead role in Sakthi Pirakuthu, a film made by an NGO.
In 2002, Devadarshini got married to Chetan, who is a popular television actor as well. Devadarshini and Chetan met and worked together for the first time in Marmadesam. She gave birth to a girl, Niyati, on 18 January 2004. Niyati made her debut in 96.
|2003||Parthiban Kanavu||Amudha||Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Comedian|
|Kaakha Kaakha||Swathi Srikanth|
|Enakku 20 Unakku 18||Sridhar's Sister|
|Kanda Naal Mudhal||Krishna's sister|
|Amma Cheppindi||Bose's mother's neighbor||Telugu film|
|Puli Varudhu||Sudha||Special appearance|
|2008||Pirivom Santhippom||Natesan's sister-in-law|
|Solla Solla Inikkum||Bhadri Narayanan's Wife|
|2010||Kola Kolaya Mundhirika|
|Kanagavel Kaaka||Kanagavel's Sister|
|2011||Muni 2: Kanchana||Kamakshi||Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Comedian|
|Mahaan Kanakku||Janaki||Norway Tamil Film Festival Award for Best Actress|
|Yuvan Yuvathi||Nisha's Sister|
|Eega||Bindhu's Sister-in-law||Telugu film|
|2013||Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya||Maami (Neighbour)|
|Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru||Kumar's sister|
|Thillu Mullu||Bank Officer|
|Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham||Parvati Devi|
|Irumbu Kuthirai||Mary Narayanan|
|Vaanga Pazhagalam||Alwarpet Anjalai||Singaporean television film|
|2015||36 Vayadhinile||Girija||Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Tamil|
|Pallikoodam Pogamale||Vijay's mother|
|Sarrainodu||Gana's Aunt||Telugu film|
|Nambiar||Ramachandran's sister in law|
|2017||Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva||Banu|
|Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae||Swetha's mother|
|7 Naatkal||Gautham's sister|
|2018||Bhaagamathie||Kanchana||Telugu & Tamil film|
|Krishnarjuna Yudham||Dhinchak Roja||Telugu film|
|Semma Botha Aagatha||Devi|
|Muni 4: Kanchana 3||Kamakshi|
|Manmadhudu 2||Sangeetha||Telugu Film|
|Bigil||Template:Audio Launch Over||Filming|
|Market Raja M.B.B.S||TBA||Filming|
|2019||Mr. and Mrs. Chinnathirai||Judge||Vijay TV||Tamil||Reality shows|
|2018||Comedy Khiladis||Judge||Zee Tamil||Tamil||Reality shows|
|2005-2006||Chinna Papa Periya Papa Season 2||Periya Papa||Sun TV||Tamil|
|2007-2012||Athipookal||Padma Manohar||Sun TV||Tamil|
|2009-2011||Sollathan Ninaikkiren||Vidhya Shankar||Zee Tamil||Tamil|
|2005-2011||Adhu Mattum Ragasiyam||Sun TV||Tamil|
|Uravugal Oru Thodarkadhai|
|Ramany vs Ramany||Mrs.Ramany||Sun TV||Tamil|
|2004-2006||Chidambara Rahasiyam||Thulasi||Sun TV / Gemini TV||Tamil Original Version / Telugu Dubbed Version||Replacement of Malavika Avinash|
- Vandhana (19 May 2015). "Small Beginnings: The Devadarshini Interview". Silverscreen.in. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
- "Double impact". The Hindu. 5 April 2004. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
- "Devadarshini is a possessive mother - Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 5 March 2011. Retrieved 1 December 2016.