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Default 10 Tamil TV Stars Career from News Anchors Turned Actors

A number of actors were news anchors in their early phase of career. Some of them went on to make it big in TV and movies. From Priya Bhavanishankar to Sharanya Turadi Sundaraj Tamil television has a number of news anchor-turned-actors. Let’s have a look at News Readers turned actors. (Photo - Instagram / Twitter)

Priya Bhavanishankar

Priya Bhavanishankar is one of those celebs who has witnessed maximum success on every front. She began her career as newsreader in the year 2011. Priya made her acting debut in the show Kalyanam Mudhal Kadhal Varai (as Priya Arjun). Later, she hosted the shows Jodi Number One, Super Singer Season 5, and Kings of Dance. Having made her movie debut with Meyadha Maan (as Madhumitha) in 2017, she has acted in over a dozen films. (Photo - Instagram / Twitter)

Priya Prince

Priya Prince started her career as a newsreader. Priya then made her acting debut with the show En Peyar Meenakshi. At present, she features in the show Kannana Kanne. She is known for her performances in the shows EMI-Thavanai Murai Vazhkai (as Sujatha), Mappillai (as Priya), Ponmagal Vanthal (as Maya) and Kanmani (as Suganya). She earned fame with her performance in Tamil Kadavul Murugan (as Parvathi). (Photo - Instagram / Twitter)

Nithya Kumar

Nithya Kumar aka Nithyalakshmi commenced her career in media as a newsreader. She impressed the audience with her performances in the shows Poove Poochoodava (as Ganga) and Siva Manasula Sakthi (as Sathya). She resumed her career as a newsreader again, a few months ago. (Photo - Instagram / Twitter)

Uma Padmanabhan

Uma Padmanabhan gained fame as a news anchor. Uma is seen as Gothavari, in TV show Poove Poochoodava and Chithi 2. She is known for her appearances in the shows Vanakkam Tamizhagam, Veetukku Veedu Looty, Chellame Chellam, Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa and Oru Thaayin Sabatham. She acts in movies too. (Photo - Instagram / Twitter)

Abi Navya

Abi Navya is a news anchor and an actress. Currently, she acts in TV show Chithiram Pesuthadi (as Kayal). Having made her debut in the show Priyamanval (as Swathi Dileepan), Abi Navya impressed the audience with her performances in the shows Kanmani (as Sneha) and Siva Manasula Sakthi (as Sathya). (Photo - Instagram / Twitter)

Sharanya Turadi Sundaraj

Sharanya Turadi Sundaraj began her career in the media field as a newsreader. Eventually, Sharanya became an actress and acted in a few TV serials as well as movies. Sharanya made her TV debut with the show Nenjam Marappathillai (as Saranya Vikram). She gained a huge fan following with her performances in the shows ‘Ayudha Ezhuthu’ (as Collector Indira), Mahabharatham (as Paali), Run (as Divya), and the Telugu serial Roja. (Photo - Instagram / Twitter)

Revathy Gnanamurugan

Revathy Gnanamurugan aka Revathy Priya made her TV debut as an actress in the show Metti Oli (as Bhavani). She then featured in many shows like Magal (as Divya), Nimmadhi (as Madhu), Kolangal (as Sumathi), Bavaani (as Malar), and Uthiri Pookkal (as Karuna), to name a few. Later, she worked as a newsreader for a few years. She switched her career as an actress again and is now acting in the shows Raaja Paarvai and Poove Poochoodava. (Photo - Instagram / Twitter)

Fathima Babu

Fathima Babu is a veteran in the media industry. She worked as a newsreader in Doordarshan for over 25 years. She made her acting debut with the show Chithira Paavai (as Saradha). She is famous for her appearances in the shows Lakshmi (as Chandra), Raja Rajeshwari (as Lakshmi Amma), Aranmanai Kili (as Judge Kaveri). Her performances in the show Yaaradi Nee Mohini (as Neelambari) and Bigg Boss Tamil 3 took her close to the telly audience. (Photo - Instagram / Twitter)


Newsreader Malarvizhi recently made her debut in the show Thalattu (as Thara). (Photo - Instagram / Twitter)

Anitha Sampath

Anitha Sampath was a newsreader for many years. She quit her job to participate in Bigg Boss Tamil 4. Later, Anitha made her acting debut in the show Sillunu Oru Kaadhal (SOK) in the role of Kaveri. Meanwhile, she featured in a couple of movies. (Photo - Instagram / Twitter)


S.Varadarajan, popularly known as T. V. Varadarajan was a newsreader in Doordarshan for over 28 years. He has done TV shows, movies, and theatre too. In television front, Varadharajan is famous for his performances in TV shows Kadhal Pagadai (as Mohan Babu), Sahana, Kaialavu Manasu, Anni (as Doctor), Thamarai (as Raghavan) and Penn.

Srividya Shankar

Srividhya Shankar is another senior pro in the media field who worked as a newsreader for many years. She is known for her performances in TV shows Valli (as Renukadevi Natarajan), Sumangali (as Nagamma), Maya, and Darling Darling. Currently, she is seen in the role of Kalaivani Janardhanan in Pandian Stores. (Photo - Instagram / Twitter)

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