Suja Varunee is an actress who typically acts in South Indian films. She is popular as a dancer for item numbers in the film industry. Suja is married to the grandson of the veteran actor Shivaji Ganesan. The actress has an attractive physique along with a radiant face. With big black eyes, she draws the attention of people as soon as they see her. The actress has also acted in many supporting roles in movies. To know more about the pretty actress, continue reading Suja Varunee biography.
The actress was born on 11, October 1984. Her birthplace is Chennai, Tamilnadu. The details of her father are not known. Her mother’s name is Vijayalakshmi. She studied in JRK matriculation school. But the details of her college education are not known. Suja actually started her acting career as a lead actress. But due to the failure of the film, she didn’t get any roles for some years. Then she danced for a song in a Tamil film and continued appearing in such roles. This made the film industry tag her as “Item Dancer”.
The charming actress wished a change from being branded as an item dancer after appearing in the film “Kuselan”. The movie’s director P.Vasu was very supportive of her decision and helped her in becoming a supporting actress. She was offered supporting characters in two of his films. From there, her acting career got and she went on to act in many roles. She is an ambitious actress and a determined one too.
Suja’s Participation in Big Boss
Suja has also participated in the reality TV show “Big Boss” in its first season. This Tamil version of the show was hosted by Kamal Haasan. She entered the house of Big Boss as a wild card contestant on the 52nd day. She has also appeared in many advertisements like Nizam Paaku, Arasan Soap, Saravana store ads, etc.
Suja Varunee Biography
Name: Suja Varunee
Birth name: Sujatha Naidu
Age: 35 years
Date of birth: 11 October 1984
Native: Chennai, Tamilnadu
Years active: 2002-present
Hobbies: playing Badminton
School: JRK matriculation school
College: Not known
Qualification: Not known
Father: Not known
Siblings: 1 younger sister
Spouse: Shivaji Dev
Children: Not known
Body type: Average
Height: 170 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Eye color: Brown
Hair color: Black
Skin color: Fair
Suja Varunee’s Debut Film-Plus Two
Suja was just a young girl aged fourteen when she was offered the lead role in a Tamil film. The actress was recommended by the cinematographer Rajarajan to the director Ramana. Rajarajan was Suja’s neighbor. He was impressed with Suja that he thought she would make a good actress. Director Ramana who was in the search for a fresh face for his film “Plus Two” liked Suja. So, he offered her the role. But Suja’s parents hesitated initially since the actress was just a young girl. Finally, they agreed to let her act.
But the film was a commercial failure. It also did not receive positive reviews from the critics and the people. The film also didn’t do much for Suja’s career. Then she acted in “Ilasu Puthu Ravusu”. This didn’t perform well too. This made the actress take a sabbatical from the acting career. Keep reading and find more about Suja Varunee biography.
“Varnajaalam”- Re-entry as an Item Dancer
After a year of sabbatical, Suja decided to perform a dance number in the film “Varnajaalam”. The film had Srikanth in the lead role and was a thriller film. This caused others to approach her for similar roles. She continued dancing for songs in films like “Maayavi”, “Jeyamkondaan”, “Pallikkoodam” etc. She also had a special appearance in Kannada films including “Udees”, “Gunna”, “Yeshwanth” and “Jyeshtha”.
In the process, she unknowingly let herself be branded as “Item Girl”. She has stated herself that she lacked the proper guidance in her acting career. She did not know that the film industry is a place where you have to carefully tread to avoid such risks. The beautiful actress also had some supporting appearances in the films “Masala” and “Kasthuri Maan”.
“Kuselan”- A change of heart for Suja Varunee
Appearing for a dance in the “Kuselan” film brought about a change of heart in Suja Varunee. She vowed to act in more supporting roles and get rid of the “Item Dancer” image. Now, she is an ardent supporter of “Pattali Makkal Katchi”. P.Vasu was the director of Kuselan movie who supported Suja’s decision. He offered supporting roles to Suja in his film “Aptharakshaka” which came out in the Kannada language. Suja also played in its Telugu remake “Nagavalli”. This was in 2010.
Suja’s Other Supporting Roles
Suja started getting offers for playing more supporting characters. She appeared in many films like “Gundello Godari”, “Doosukeltha”, “Milaga”, “Settai”, “Appuchi Gramam” and “Iravukku Aayiram Kangal”. She has also finished acting in “Aan Devathai”, “Vaa Deal”, “Kuttram 23” and “Sathru”.
The gorgeous actress also played the lead female role in a Telugu comedy film. The film’s name is “Alibaba Okkade Donga” in which the comedy actor “Ali” played the lead male role. Her appearances in Milaga and Kidari were praised both by critics and people alike. In Kidari she acted along with Sasikumar as a bold village woman. It was released in 2016.
Suja Varunee’s Married Life
In November 2018, Suja Varunee married her longtime boyfriend Shivaji Dev. Shivaji Dev is the son of Ramkumar Ganesan. She has stated that her dream has come true by marrying Shivaji Dev. They were in a relationship for 11 years. The actress also shared pictures of their lovely wedding on social media. The pictures are a treat to see.
Other Films of Suja Varunee
Suja has acted in more than 50 films in the span of eighteen years of her acting career. Her other appearances includes films like “Ben Johnson”, “Chacko Randaaman”, “Vaathiyar”, “Ponmudi Puzhaiyorathu”, “Naalai”, “Lee”, “Madurai Veeran”, “Black cat”, “Ammuvaagiya Naan”, “Thangam”, “Vaitheeswaran”, “Valluvan Vasuki”, “Thozha”, “Uliyin Oosai”, “Moscowin Cauvery” and “Pencil”.
We wish the actress a happy married life and a great acting career in the future!