Tanya Ravichandran was born as Abhirami Sriram on 20th June 1996 in Chennai, Tamilnadu, India. Her Father Sriram Ravichandran and her Mother Lavanya Sriram. She is the Granddaughter of the Great legend Actor Ravichandran. From childhood days onwards Tanya has the ambition to work in films where she was so impressed on her grandfather’s work. Her mother Lavanya Sriram is a well trained classical dancer and also she trained her two daughters in Bharatanatyam, both of their daughters are now the well expert in Classical as her mother’s wish. During their teenage, both of them as a pair will regularly participate in recitals which conduct in Chennai. Tanya has a younger sister Apparajitha. Tanya and her sister have done many stage performances before entering into the film industry.
Tanya Ravichandran Biography
Real Name Abbirami Sriram Profession Actress
Physical Stats & More Height (approx.) in centimeters – 168 cm
in meters – 1.68 m
in feet inches – 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 55 kg
in pounds– 121 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.) 34-26-36
Eye Colour – Black
Hair Colour – Black
Date of Birth: 20 June 1996
Age (as in 2017): 21 Years
Birth Place: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Gemini
Hometown: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School: Don Bosco School in Chennai
College(s): M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai
Madras School of Social Work, Chennai
Educational Qualification(s): Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.)
Masters degree (Pursuing)
Debut Tamil Film: Balle Vellaiyathevaa (2016)
Hobbies: Dancing, Singing
Marital Status: Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends: Not Known
Parents Father– Sriram
Mother– Lavanya Sriram (Classical Dancer)
Sister– Apparajitha Sriram
Change from Abhirami to Tanya Ravichandran:
Tanya Ravichandran has completed her schoolings Don Bosco School in Chennai, and she did her Bachelor of Commerce Degree in M.O.P. Vaishnav College for women in Chennai, before entering into the film Industry. And also she pursued her Master degree in Madras school of Social work. Initially, in 2016 Tanya was successfully called for an audition by the director Mysskin to act in a leading role, and the director to change her name Abhirami as Tanya for film Industry, As per director’s request Abhirami accepted to change her name as Tanya, and she was happy too. She was called to do her opposite role with actor Maitreya. Later the shooting for this film was postponed since the director has to complete the movie Thupparivaalan.
In August 2016 director Radha Mohan heard that Tanya is going to act in Mysskin’s film and he called for a screen test to appear in the movie Brindhavanam. Many promotional stills were taken for the movie Brindhavanam, after seeing that she was called for another movie named Balle Vellaiyathevaa which is a comedy film Co-starring with Sasikumar.
Her first release movie was Balle Vellaiyathevaa which is a Tamil comedy-drama which directed by P. Solai Prakash and the producer of this film is Actor Sasikumar, who also plays a leading role in this film opposite to Tanya. Her Kovai Sarala and Sangali Karuppan play a supporting role in this comedy film. This film is completely a comedy based which is a Family Entertainment film. Music composer for this film was Darbuka shiva. And the Cinematographer was Ravindranatha Guru. Tanya played as a Thanikodi character. Initially, this film was planned to name as Alapparai, and then it was finalized as Balle Vellaiyathevaa. This film was released on 23rd December 2016 and was a hit movie in the Boxoffice.
Next, in 2017 her new release of Tamil film was Brindavanam, this film is also comedy film were two actors Arulnithi and Vivek plays the leading male role opposite to Tanya in the female role. Director of this film is Radha Mohan and Vishal Chandrashekar is the music composer. This film released on 26th May 2017. After her movie Brindavanam she got received many appraisals from the audience side and as well as from the industry side, As well as she received it from Hindu as “Tanya walks away with the wonderful performance in the role of Sandhya.” And also an appreciation for the director to chose the apt one for this leading role character. And the reviewer from Hindustan Times wrote: “is a talent to watch out for and she’s in this for a long haul”. And the New Indian Express labeled as “thoroughly effervescent”. Tanya was very happy with this appraisal. In an interview Tanya’s open talk about the film Brindavanam, I am so happy for acting in this character, since I was the person who will translate the sign language of the hero to the audience, I loved that role. Initially, I was little bit tensed later director and other crew members gave me confidence and helped me a lot to work in this film. Everyone supported me a lot, only because of all this film was biggest hit one. I also got many openings in other languages to act but my thought was that I should act in Tamil drama first since my grandfather has acted more in this industry so that was my sentiment. And my grandfather also will be happy if this happens. I have gone with my grandfather for Pambal K Sambatham shooting I was very much impressed, and decided to work in this film Industry.
My grandfather’s personal advice was you must do your role wholeheartedly only then it will support you to win. Personally, he will not share movie works with the family. He was a Great-grandfather to us. My all-time favorite movie of my grandfather is Kadhallika Neramillai. I learned from my grandfather is first Punctuality, without hesitation, you should do you work and self-confidence. I had my ambition from childhood days but my strict order from my parents is only after completing my degree I should enter into the film industry, after completing I entered only with my friend’s support I went to auditions. I individually took steps to enter into this Industry. Now all my family members are happy for me.
Her next film was Karuppan a comedy Tamil film which was written and directed by R.Pannerselvam. Leading roles were played by Vijay Sethupathi opposite to Tanya and the Music composer is D.Imman. Here Bobby Simha accepted to play antagonist role. Initially before Tanya Three Actress has been signed for this film but due to some personal issues, they rejected and finally, Tanya was finalized. The cinematography of this film is K.A.Sakthivel under the production Shri sai Raam Creations. This film was released on 29th September 2017. This film was a rural-based and it also brought the biggest hit in the box office.
Other extracurricular activities:
Tanya has also acted in TV ads; she has acted in Super Saravana Stores along with Sneha. Tanya a famous actress shows her appearance more in Tamil industry is unmarried, at present she focuses only on her career. Her height is 159 cm and weight is 59 kg. Her hometown is Chennai and her hobbies are acting, dancing and singing. My all-time favorites are melody songs. I hope you like this article about Tanya Ravichandran Biography.
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