Tamannaah Bhatia

Actress, Model, Dancer

A well-established actress in the film industry. She is counted among the most beautiful actresses in the industry. Her impeccable talent mixed with her beauty puts her on the list of one of the most sought after actresses. Her fans never seem to get enough of her dazzling smile, effortless acting and top-notch fashion sense.

Opportunities Landing Like Blessings

Tamannaah was performing at her school’s annual function when she got noticed by a director. He offered her the lead role in her debut, and she leapt on it. She took part in theatre acting and juggled that, modelling & her studies. She did an ad film that got her many opportunities. She was writing her board exams when she got the call for Sri. She told them she’s giving her exams and couldn’t come for casting. They found her work so impressive that they came to her place to meet & sign her up.

Crazy About Acting

Tamannaah loves acting. She could have gone to mars if that was required to be an actor. She is just as crazy about the profession when she was 15 and got her first opportunity as she’s today. Getting on sets one after another and playing different characters in front of the cameras gives her satisfaction. Even at the young age of 15, she sprang out of her bed at 04:00 AM, showing excitement to go to her work.

She didn’t have to audition for her debuts, but when she did, she used the pressure of the audition to learn from it & better her skills. She is the actress who has made optimal use of her limited screen time at the beginning of her career. She received critical acclaim for all her performances, irrespective of the performance of the movie. This led to the filmmakers believing in her capabilities, and they felt confident & comfortable for having her in their film.

But even at that age, she had clarity about her decision. She had her plan B ready with her and would have gone for further studies if acting hadn’t worked for her. The idea of failure didn’t daunt her. She just loved what she was doing and worked hard for her dream.

Versatile & Efficient

Usually, actors focus on one role at a time to completely get into the character's skin. But Tamannaah can transition from one character to another skillfully. This allows her to sign multiple movies at the same time. At one hour, she’s shooting for a commercial film, while at another hour, she’s in a rural background. And in none of the films, she’s compromising with the quality of her performance. The actress is showing her versatility in acting along with her efficiency with ease.

For the choice of roles, the actress loves it when she can do something new & different. She aces the roles she gets, be it an action role in a period drama or showing her vulnerability while playing Shobana. She spends time with her director & writer to learn about the character & then breathes life in it in the movie like magic.

Crazy Fandom

Tamannaah Bhatia has garnered a huge fandom for her work. Some shower her with so much love that she feels grateful, while others surprise her. Once, she was in Hyderabad to launch a jewellery store when a man hurled his shoe at her. It missed her, but when interrogated, he said he’s an ardent fan & he didn’t like her taking a brief hiatus from Tollywood.

A Strong Voice Against Sexism

Director Suraj asked his heroines to wear skimpy clothes and told them that the audience pays to see them looking glamorous. Tamannaah was a strong voice to call him out. She told him that actresses are there to act in the movies and not become a sex symbols. Suraj’s crude & crass comments are unwarranted and alarming in an era where industries make movies on women empowerment. Suraj publicly apologised to the actress for his remarks.

When she was Covid positive, she gained weight. People trolled her when she posted a picture. Tamannaah Bhatia confidently called out those people and told them that when she’s praying for her life, her weight gain is the least important thing. She pointed out their apathy.

Tamannaah Bhatia is the actress who came to become an actor but became a heroine. Her talent, acting & dancing skills, and dedication to her work have led her to this success. Her career is a classic case of unpredictability seen in an actor’s life. She made the most out of the opportunities presented, and that made her ace the industry. But to her, she's still a newcomer, with some experience.


21 December 1989 (age31) Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Active Years

1989 - Today


Name Tamannaah Bhatia
Nickname Tammy
Milk Beauty
Profession Actress
Physical Stats
165 cm
55 kg
Career Debut Film Debut: Chand Sa Roshan Chehra (2005)

Early Life and Education

DOB 21-12-1989
Age 31
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Nationality Indian
Home Town Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Maneckji Cooper Education Trust School, Mumbai
College National College, Mumbai
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Arts (Distance Education)
Religion Hinduism
Food Habits Not Known
Address Not Known
Hobbies Dancing, Reading, Writing Poetry & Quotes

Relationships & More

Marital Status Unmarried
Boyfriends/Girlfriends Virat Kohli (cricketer)


Wife/Spouse None:
Santhosh Bhatia (Diamond Merchant)
Rajani Bhatia (Homemaker)
Siblings Brother(s): Anand Bhatia (Elder)
Sister(s): None

Favourite Things

Food Biryani
Actor Mahesh Babu, Hrithik Roshan
Actress Madhuri Dixit
Bollywood Mughal-E-Azam, Dil To Pagal Hai, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Hollywood Titanic, Life is Beautiful, Erin Brockovich
Tollywood Anand (Telugu)
Singer Not Known
Sports Not Known
colour Red, Blue
Songs Not Known
Holiday Destination Paris, Dubai, Kashmir
Restaurants Not Known
Perfume Not Known

Style Quotient

Car Collection Land Rover Discovery Sport
BMW 320i
Mercedes Benz GLE
Mitsubishi Pajero Sport
Bike Collection Not Known

Money Factor

Salary (approx) 1-1.75 Crore/film (INR)
Net Worth (approx) Not Known


Top Controversies of  Tamannaah Bhatia

1) The director, Suraj, reportedly made some sexist remarks while talking about Tamannaah's costumes in the film "Kathi Sandai," which kicked up a controversy.

2) Film producer, Salim Akhtar, filed a complaint against Tamannaah at the Association of Motion Picture and Television Programme Producers (AMPTPP) for breaking a Bollywood Contract.

3) In January 2018, an engineering student hurled a shoe at Tamannaah in Hyderabad while the actress was there to inaugurate a jewellery store.

4) Tamannaah Bhatia to take legal action against MasterChef Telugu,due to the non-payment of dues.

Did you know?

1) She was seen in Abhijeet Sawant's music video in 2005.

2) Tamannaah, first featured into films and then endorsed various brands as a model.

3) She is popular in Tamil and Telugu industries with the name 'Milk Beauty', because of her white complexion.

4) Tamannaah gave a statement that she would never wear a bikini on screen.


Asianet Film Awards
2017:Most Popular Tamil Actress for Devi
Asiavision Awards
2016: Best Tamil Actress for Dharma Durai
CineMAA Awards
2011: Best Actress for Telugu for 100%
Santosham Film Awards
2012: Best Actress for Telugu for 100%
2018:Best Actress for F2: Fun and Frustration
SIIMA Awards
2013:Best Actress Critics - Telugu for Tadakha