Tanya Ravichandran Biography, Wiki, Movie List

You will come across many people who wish to taste success by joining the film industry. Usually, people who have godfathers in the industry get a chance very easily. However, the people who normally struggle to get some fame are the ones who try to enter the film industry on the basis of their own talent. The Tamil Film Industry, one of the popular film industries of India, has been a dumb witness to the entry of numerous actors and actresses. One of these names is Tanya Ravichandran. Although her original name is Abirami Sriram, it was changed by a film director, Myskin, to Tanya Ravichandran.

Tanya Ravichandran Early Life, Family Background & Birthdate

Tanya was born on the 26th of April, 1996 in the metropolitan city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She happens to be the granddaughter of the popular Tamil actor Ravichandran. After watching her grandfather’s work in the field of acting, she soon started showing immense interest in acting from a tender age. Tanya, along with her sister Apparajitha, learnt Bharatanatyam from their mother Lavanya Sriram, who was a trained classical dancer. Since their teenage days both the sisters started performing in several recitals in the city of Chennai. Tanya achieved her Bachelor of Commerce degree from M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women in Chennai and soon thereafter she pursued her Masters degree from the Madras School of Social Work.

Tanya Ravichandran Career

Tanya soon auditioned for a movie that was scheduled to be directed by Myskin during which her name was changed by the director after seeking her permission. This was in the early part of the year 2016 and Tanya was cast opposite a fellow debutant Maitreya. However, this movie was later postponed in order to allow Myskin to complete the entire production work of Thupparivaalan in the year 2017. Radha Mohan, another film director, decided to screen test Tanya after hearing that she was chosen by Myskin for a movie.

The screen test was for the movie Brindavanam in the year 2017. However, Tanya’s first movie to be officially released was Balle Vellaiyathevaa in the year 2016. The movie was basically a rural comedy drama, which also included Sasikumar as her co-star, along with Leesha. The movie was directed by P. Solai Prakash. Tanya has also acted with several other popular actors that includes Thalaivasal Vijay, Arulnithi, Doubt Senthil, Vivek, and Sharath Lohitashwa. Her performance in several movies were well appreciated by film critics, especially in Brindavanam. This movie was also one of the best movies of the year 2017.

Tanya had recently signed up for a movie in which she will be paired opposite Sibiraj and the movie is named Maayon. This movie was to be directed by N Kishore. Tanya went on to say that after hearing the story from the film makers, she knew she had to be a part of it all. The movie was all about a team of archeologists, who were on a mission to unearth the secret of an age old temple.

Tanya Ravichandran Favorites and Hobbies

Born in a family of talent, Tanya’s hobbies included singing, dancing, and acting. Although she loves to listen to various types of songs, her favorite are melody songs. When it comes to other actors in the film industry, her favorite male actor is Vijay, and female actor is Simran. Tanya loves to have vegetarian food items and her favorite color is red. Chennai also happens to be her favorite place and her favorite movie is Thullatha Manamum Thullum.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Tanya Ravichandran

  • The real name of Tanya Ravichandran is Abirami Sriram that was changed to Tanya by the film director Myskin.
  • Her first successful audition for a film was in the year 2016 that was supposed to be directed by Myskin.
  • Tanya happens to be a properly trained Bharatanatyam dancer. Her guru was her mother herself, who was also a trained classical dancer.
  • She hails from the family of Ravichandran, who was a popular actor in the Tamil film industry.
  • Tanya has also acted in an advertisement for Super Saravana stores along with Sneha.

Life has become really competitive even in the film industry. If you are not exceptionally talented or if you do not have a god father in the film industry, you will find it extremely tough to make it in the industry. Tanya had her grandfather as her god father. Ravichandran was a popular actor in the Tamil film industry and this helped her find a good foothold in the industry. She also learnt classical dancing under the proper guidance of her mother, who was a trained Bharatanatyam dancer. Tanya has worked in a couple of movies such as Balle Vellaiyathevaa and Brindvanam, and her acting skills was well appreciated by critics.


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