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All Updates About Indian Actress Tamanna Bhatia

All Updates About Indian Actress Tamanna Bhatia

All Updates About Indian Actress Tamanna Bhatia

Tamanna Bhatia (born 21 December 1989), known professionally as Tamannaah, is an Indian actress who appears primarily in Telugu and Tamil films, along with some Hindi films. In addition to acting, she also participates in stage shows and is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products.

In 2005, she made her acting debut at the age of 15 in the Hindi film Chand Sa Roshan Chehra and appeared in the Abhijeet Sawant album song “Lafzon main” from the album Aapka Abhijeet, which was also released in 2005, before working in Telugu cinema and Tamil cinema. In the same year, Tamannaah made her Telugu film debut in Sri, and the next year she appeared in her first Tamil movie, Kedi. In 2007, she starred in two college-life-based drama films, Happy Days in Telugu and Kalloori in Tamil.

Her projects include the reasonably successful Tamil films Ayan (2009), Paiyaa (2010), Siruthai (2011), Veeram (2014), Dharma Durai (2016), Devi (2016), Sketch (2018) and her Telugu films include 100% Love (2011), Oosaravelli (2011), Racha (2012), Thadaka (2013), Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), Bengal Tiger (2015), Oopiri (2016), Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017), F2: Fun and Frustration (2019), and Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy (2019). She thus established herself as one of the leading contemporary actresses in Tamil cinema and Telugu cinema. She is one of the highest paid actresses in South Indian cinema. She has acted in nearly 65 films in three languages.

She received the “Dayawati Modi” Award in 2017. She also received an honorary doctorate from CIAC, in association with KEISIE International University, South Korea for her contributions to Indian cinema.

She has an elder brother, Anand Bhatia. Her father is a diamond merchant. She is of Sindhi Hindu descent. She did her schooling in Maneckji Cooper Education Trust School, Mumbai. She later changed her screen name for numerological reasons, varying it slightly to Tamannaah. She has been working since the age of 13, when she was spotted at her school’s annual day function and offered a lead role, which she took up, and then also became a part of Mumbai’s Prithvi Theatre for a year. She also appeared in Abhijeet Sawant’s album song “Lafzo Mein” from the album Aapka Abhijeet, which was released in 2005.

Tamannaah also has experience as a model appearing in various television commercials. She is endorsing popular brands like Celkon Mobiles, Fanta and Chandrika Ayurvedic soap. She is also the brand ambassador of the Salem based jewelry shop AVR and Khazana Jewellery. Before entering the film industry, she also acted in Tamil advertisements like Shakthi Masala, Power Soap and Sun Direct. She also worked with Virat Kohli for an ad shoot of Celkon Mobile. In 2014, she posed in a PETA advertisement, encouraging consumers to purchase cosmetics that have not been tested on animals. In March 2015, she also signed as a brand ambassador for channel Zee Telugu.

On 31 March 2015, Tamannaah launched a retail jewelry business named Wite-n-Gold. The website was started on 20 April 2015 marking the festival Akshaya Tritiya. She was also Creative head for her jewelry brand. In January 2016 she also became the brand ambassador of the Government of India’s campaign Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao, an initiative of FOGSI. She reportedly charged Rs 50 lakhs for a 10-minute performance during the opening of IPL 2018 where she danced to four songs from four different languages of Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Hindi.

Her first book entitled Back To The Roots will be published by Penguin Random House India on 30 August 2021. Tamannaah hosted the Telugu version of the international cooking show MasterChef : MasterChef India – Telugu which is set to premiere on Gemini TV on 27 August 2021.