Famous actress Vijayashanti of South and Bollywood films has turned 55 years old. She was born on June 24, 1966, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Apart from acting, she is also active in politics. Vijayashanti, who has acted in films of many languages, is called the ‘Lady Superstar’ of South’s films. She has received the National Film Award for Best Actress in 1991 for the film ‘ Karthavyam ‘. She has received the Filmfare Best Actress Award five times for acting in Telugu films.
After completing high school in Chennai, she started her acting career. She started her acting career in 1980 with the Tamil film ‘Kallukkul Eeram’. In the same year, she also made her debut in Telugu films with the film ‘Khiladi Krishnadu’. Due to her continuous acting in Telugu films, she came to be called the glamorous queen of Telugu films.
Glamor and action
While she played the role of the glamorous actress in South’s films, she also played the role of action lady in many films. He also played the role of a police officer in some films. She did 19 films with actor Chiranjeevi. Also, worked with actor Balakrishna in 16 films. Worked in the film ‘Mannan’ with Tamil superstar Rajinikanth and ‘Indradu Chandradu’ with Kamal Haasan.
Worked in fields including ‘Challenge’, ‘Pasivadi Pranam’, ‘Muddula Krishnaiah’, ‘Anni Pavitram’, ‘Yamudiki Mogudu’, ‘Adhaku Yamudu Amayaki Mogudu’, ‘Mudula Mavaya’, ‘Kondavati Donga’, ‘Gang Leader’ . He made his Bollywood debut with the film ‘Ishwar’. She was accompanied by Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor in this film. Apart from this, he worked on some more Hindi films.
In 1998, Vijayashanti joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. She was soon made the secretary of the women’s wing of the BJP. She was a candidate from the Kadapa Lok Sabha’s seat in the 1999 General Elections. However, he later withdrew his name. He formed his own political party ‘Tally Telangana’, which was later merged with Telangana Rashtra Samithi. Vijayashanti joined Congress in 2014. He contested the Lok Sabha elections in 2014 on a Congress ticket. In 2020, Vijaya resigned from the Congress and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party.