Ritu Varma Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Family, Movies, Affairs

Ritu Varma
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Ritu Varma is a popular actress of T-Town, who became a household name in the Telugu audience overnight with the award-winning short film Anukokunda and the movie Pelli Choopulu. The young talented actress is among the bankable actresses of the South Indian film industry and has worked in Telugu and Tamil language films. She has a confessed fetish for fancy watches. She admires Deepika Padukone and is a fan of her fashion and fitness. Her film credits include Velaiilla Pattadhari 2, Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal, Varudu Kaavalenu, Putham Pudhu Kaalai, Tuck Jagadish, Nitham Oru Vaanam, and Mark Antony, among others. So, who is Ritu Varma? Here’s everything we know about the actress.

Ritu Varma Biography

Ritu was born on the 10th of March 1990, to a Telugu family in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. She is currently 34 years old.

Birth NameRitu Varma
NicknameRitu, Rithu, Reethu
Date of BirthMarch 10, 1990
Place of BirthHyderabad, Telangana, India
Age34 years old
Sun SignPisces
ProfessionActress, Model
EthnicityTelugu (Indian)

Family and Education

Ritu’s mother’s name is Sangeetha Varma. Other than that nothing is known about her. She did her schooling in Hyderabad and then joined Malla Reddy Engineering College in Hyderabad from where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in Engineering.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 3 inches
Centimeters – 160 cm
Meters – 1.6 m
Body BuildSlim
Body Measurements33-25-34
Body ShapeBanana
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe Size7 (US)
Dress Size2 (US)

Acting Career

Film Debut

In 2013, she began her acting career playing the role of Inky in the Telugu film Baadshah. She made her Tamil debut with the 2017 film, Velaiilla Pattadhari 2 in which she portrayed the role of Anitha.

She received warm reviews and acclaim for her role Chitra in the Telugu film Pelli Choopulu and won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress Telugu. By the way, she also received three nominations, however, she wasn’t able to grab one.

Brand Endorsements

Varma appeared in a television advertisement for Amazon India along with Aari.

Favorite Things

Ritu Varma Facts

The young fascinating actress bundled with immeasurable talents was raised in Hyderabad.

After her graduation, this pretty damsel participated in ‘Dabur Gulabari Miss Rose Glow’ pageant and was declared the first runner-up.

The fame and popularity that Ritu Varma enjoys today came after the release of her short film Anukokunda which was screened at the Cannes Film Festival. This film also won the Best Film award at the ‘48HR Film’ project competition in 2012. And apparently, she bagged the Best Actress Award. Great!

She grabbed the eyeballs of the audience with her pristine performance in the Telugu film  Pelli Choopulu, which skyrocketed her fame across the woods and made Gautham Menon cast her in his upcoming film, Dhruva Natchathiram.

Ritu is a great painting artist too! And, the walls in her house will speak about her amazing talent.

In 2021, Ritu won the South Indian International Movie Awards for Best Debut Actress – Tamil for her performance in Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal starring opposite Dulquer Salmaan.

In 2022, she starred in the Telugu anthology web series Modern Love Hyderabad as Renuka. The series is based on the American television series Modern Love and it premiered on Amazon Prime Video on July 8, 2022. She also starred in the web series Modern Love Chennai in 2023 on Amazon Prime.

She was cast in the lead role opposite Vishal in the Tamil-language movie Mark Antony, which was directed by Adhik Ravichandran and starring S. J. Suryah, Sunil, Selvaraghavan, and Abhinaya.