June 13, 2024

Kanika 'Kaniha' (Actress) Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 8, 2021

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Short Biography

Kanika was born on 03-07-1982 in Madurai in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. She is an Indian Film Actress, Voice Artist, Playback Singer, Singer, Television Presenter & Television Actress who is known for her work in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Telugu cinema.

Other Name: Divya Venkatasubramaniam, Kaniha, Kanika Subramaniam
Other Professions: Voice Artist Playback Singer Singer Television Presenter Television Actress
Appearance: Tamil Malayalam Kannada Telugu

Kanika Complete Bio & Career

Kanika’s actual name is Divya Venkatasubramaniam. She completed her schooling at TVS Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Madurai. She was a bright student academically and won numerous awards including the Tamil Nadu State Award for Educational Excellence in the year 1999. She on the basis of her merit got admission in one of the best engineering institutes in India called BITS, Pilani. She obtained her Mechanical Engineering Degree from there. 
She was into singing from an early age and during her school and college days, she participated in numerous light music and pop music shows. She entered the Miss Chennai competition in 2001 to give a stage performance but after one of the models backed out she entered the competition and even though, she didn’t had any previous modelling experience she still emerged as the winner of the contest. After this win, she started getting movie offers. 
She changed her screen name to Kanika and made her cinematic debut with the Tamil film Five Star in 2002. She played the typical village girl’s role in this film which was well received. A year later, she made her Telugu film debut with the film Ottesi Cheputunna in 2003. She changed her screen name to Sravanthi in this film. She then entered the Kannada film industry with the film titled Annavaru. She was lauded for her performance in the big budget Tamil film Varalaru. She was cast alongside Ajith Kumar and Asin in this film.  
She decided to give up her acting career after her marriage but made a comeback with the Malayalam film Bhagyadevatha in 2009. For her performance, she won her first nomination under the category of Best Actress. Since her comeback, she has been regular in the Malayalam film industry and some of her noted Malayalam film include Bavuttiyude Namathil, How Old Are You and Cobra among many others. 
In addition to the silver screen, she has also worked as the dubbing artist and has lent her voice for non-Tamilactressess like Sadha, Genelia and Shriya Saran. 

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Kanika Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Venkat Subramanian. On 15-06-2008, she married Shyam Radhakrishnan and the couple has a son named Sai Rishi.

Life's Important Dates Of Kanika

Body Measurements

Breast Size 36
Waist Size 24
Hip Size 36
Body Figure 36-24-36
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Madurai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Marital Status Married
Debut Film Star (2002)
Best Movies Bhagyadevatha (2009), Bavuttiyude Namathil (2001)

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Kanika

  • She was first spotted by producer Sussi Ganesan on the cover page of a magazine.
  • In the Malayalam film Pazhassi Raja, she played the role of a queen.

Kanika Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

41 years, 11months, 10 days old age Kanika will turn 42 on 03 July, 2024. Only 19 days, 14 hours,20 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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Kanika has celebrated the total number of 42 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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