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Happy Birthday Ritu Varma: We Bet You Didn’t Know These Facts About The Theeni Actor

ZEE5 Web Desk

March 9, 2021

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On her 31st birthday, let’s have a look at Ritu Varma and some lesser-known facts about the Theeni actor.

Ritu Varma is one of the finest actors in the industry right now. From a girl-next-door to a skilled thief, she has proved that she can play several characters onscreen. The actress stole all our hearts with her appearance and scintillating performance in Theeni. The actor who is currently at the top of her game has always led an interesting life making everything special with her Midas touch. On this special day, let’s have a look at some of the most interesting yet lesser-known facts about the gorgeous actor.

Missed out on Ritu Varma’s performance in Theeni? Watch the trailer here:

Trained Professional

Ritu Varma is truly the definition of beauty with brains as she is a trained engineering graduate. The actress who was born and brought up in Hyderabad was into beauty pageants right from her college days and started off with it professionally after graduating.


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Humble Beginnings

Ritu featured in some ad films and multiple short films before marking her foray into the big screen. The actress gained recognition with her performance in the short film Anukokunda, which went to multiple award events in 2012.

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Awards Galore

Everyone knows that the actress has won a Filmfare trophy for best actor but only a few are aware of her international recognition. She has won the Best Actor award at the 48HR Film Project festival and critical acclaim at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013 for her superlative performance in Anukokunda.


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Scaling Heights

The Theeni star is an ardent traveller who loves walking over new lands and scaling new mountains. Ever since her graduation, the actress has taken time out to travel foreign lands in between her projects. Interestingly, she was also part of the movie Yevade Subramanya, which is the first Indian movie to be shot at the Everest Base Camp.


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Cricket Buff

Just like movies, Ritu is neck-deep in cricket fever and is a big fan of the sport. The actress loves the national team and is vocal in her support for the IPL side Chennai Super Kings.


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Talented Artist

The actress is a skilled artist and loves to make sketches and paintings. She made perfect use of the time she got during the COVID-19 induced lockdown to brush up the skillset and left her fans in awe.

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Great Friend

The actress enjoyed a huge following for her role in the 2020 movie Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal. What’s more interesting is the fact that she made a great relationship with her co-actors that they are now good friends. So much so that the movie’s star Dulquer Salmaan was one of the first to wish her well for her latest outing.


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