|Residence Nungambakkam, Chennai|
Role Film actress
Parents Girija, Vishwanadhan
Name Vani Viswanath
|Years active 1989–present|
Spouse Baburaj (m. 2002)
Height 1.70 m
|Born 13 May 1971 (age 52) (1971-05-13) Ollur, Thrissur, Kerala|
Movies Gharana Mogudu, The King, Ilamura Thamburan, Ee Bhargavi Nilayam, Indriyam
Children Adhri Jacob, Archa Jacob
Similar Baburaj (actor), Nagma, Aamani
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Vani Viswanath (born 13 May 1971) is an Indian film actress. She has acted in Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, Telugu and few Kannada movies she is planning to join in Telugu Desam Party in andhrapradesh . Vani won the Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actress for her performance in Susanna directed by T. V. Chandran. She was termed as Mollywood's "Action Queen".
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- Early life
- Personal life
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Vani was born as the fourth child among the five children of Chennai settled Malayali parents Thazhathuveettil Vishwanathan, an astrologer at the age of 13 his father said astrology that she will become an actor and also she will enter into the politics, and mother Girija, a housewife in Ollur, Thrissur in 1971. Her mother hails from Ernakulam District and her father hails from Thrissur District. She has four siblings. She studied at Thrissur till fourth grade, later family shifted to Madras and continued her education there till tenth grade. She got her first role while she was studying in tenth grade and hence she discontinued her studies and concentrated on movie career.
She has appeared predominantly in Malayalam and Telugu movies. She also appeared Kannada & Tamil Movies. She was among the big stars of her time in the South. Her Tollywood movie Gharana Mogudu with Tollywood superstar, Chiranjeevi was a huge hit. Vani also acted in two Hindi movies with Superstar Mithun Chakraborty in Jung and Bhishma.
While acting in Malayalam films, Vani fell in love with co-star Baburaj, who was one of the most prominent actors in Malayalam films doing negative roles and who later became a comedian through the 2011 Malayalam movie Salt N' Pepper. The couple married in 2002 and has two children, Aarcha (born in 2004) & Adhri (born in 2008). Baburaj is a Christian but she is a Hindu. They reside in Nungambakkam, Chennai.