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Actress Varalaxmi Sarathkumar – Profile

Varalaxmi Sarathkumar aka Varu is a young south indian film actress who predominantly works in Tamil film industry. She is the daughter of famous south indian actor R. Sarathkumar. Varu started her journey in the industry with the movie Podaa Podi, directed by Vignesh Shivan. She is present in the industry from 2012.

Biography : Varalaxmi was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She was from a family with film personalities, her father R. Sarathkumar is a famous south indian actor who acted more than 120 films in different southern languages while her mother Mrs. Chaya Sarathkumar is a homemaker. She did her primary education from a reputed institute near her home. She maintained a good profile in her academic career, Varu completed her PhD in Microbiology from Hindustan Arts & Science College, Chennai and holds a Masters degree in Management from Edinburgh University, Scotland.

She is trained classical dancer and she knows different forms of dance such as Bharatanatyam, Jazz, Hiphop.  After her academic career, she joined in Anupam Kher’s acting school, where she learned the basics of acting. Later she made her debut in Kollywood and now she has appeared in many films in different south indian languages.

Acting Career

Varalaxmi Sarathkumar made her debut in the industry with the Tamil movie Podaa Podi, directed by Vignesh Shivan and which was released in 2012. It is a romantic musical movie which staring Silambarasan, Varu, VTV Ganesh, Shobana etc. In which She handled the character Nisha, who is an aspiring dancer. Her performance was excellent and got positive response from the audience.

She made her debut in Kannada with the movie Maanikya, directed by Sudeep. It was the remake of Telugu movie Mirchi and starring Ravichandran, Sudeep, Varalaxmi and Ramya Krishnan are in the lead roles. Here she presented the character Sindhu opposite to Sudeep’s character. She became popular in Kannada audience and the film made a big impact at the box office.

Varalaxmi had shared the screen with Mammootty in her debut Malayalam film Kasaba (2016). It was a thriller movie, written and directed by Nithin Renji Panicker. Neha Saxena, Jagadish, Sampath Raj are in the lead roles along with Mammootty and Varu. She made a warm opening in Mollywood with this movie, but it could not perform well at the theaters.

Vikram Vedha (Tamil, 2017), Nibunan (Tamil, 2017), Vismaya (Kannada, 2017) are her other notable works.


Date of birth and age : Varalaxmi Sarathkumar was born on 3rd March 1985 and she is 32 years old as on 2017.

Education and qualifications : She had completed Masters degree in Management from Edinburgh University, Scotland.


Filmography – Movie List

Tamil Films
Podaa Podi 2012
Tharai Thappattai 2016
Vikram Vedha 2017
Madha Gaja Raja


Kannada Films
Maanikya 2014
Vismaya 2017


Malayalam Films
Kasaba 2016
Kaattu 2017


Vital Statistics
  • Height           :  163 Cm
  • Weight          :  NA
  • Skin              :  White
  • Hair Colour   :  Black
  • Eye Colour    :  Black
  • Status           :  Single



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