Vaishnavi (Tamil actress)

Vaishnavi (1986 – 17 April 2006) was an Indian television actress.

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Died17 April 2006(2006-04-17) (aged 19–20)


Vaishnavi appeared in the Tamil serials Anni, Muhurtham, and Malargal. She acted in many TV serials and also acted as Sherin's friend in the film Whistle. She was also the video jockey for the programme titled Kondattam for Sun TV.


On 19 April 2006, Dev Anand(serial actor) was arrested in connection with Vaishnavi's death. Vaishnavi's parents and her younger sister had been to her grandfather's house to celebrate his birthday. Vaishnavi, who stayed alone at home, used this time and hanged herself. The reason for her suicide is serial actor devanand.[1][2]


Year Film Role Notes
2001 Dheena Chithra's friend
12B Shakti's sister
2002 Baba Bhuwaneshwari
Mounam Pesiyadhe Sudhakar's girlfriend
2003 Kadhal Sadugudu Suresh's friend
Whistle Shwetha


  1. ^ "A last tribute to TV star Vaishnavi". 19 April 2006.
  2. ^ "TV artist held for Vaishnavi's death". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 20 April 2006.