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South Indian Actress Roja Selvamani

Updated on December 31, 2015

Mini-Biography of Roja Selvamani

Full Name

Roja Selvamani

Date of Birth

17 November 1972


R.K Selvamani

Popular as

South Indian movie actress

South Indian politician

Roja Selvamani is an excellent talented actress, very popular in South Indian cinema of the late '90s. Now she is famous as a South Indian politician representing YSR Congress party in Tamil Naidu. Roja Selvamani has a vast knowledge of politics, and used her popularity as an actress to enter the South Indian political arena.

Roja was born in Andhra Pradesh and did her degree in Political Science. She was introduced to South Indian cinema by acting in the blockbuster Tamil movie Chembaruthi with Tamil actor Prashanth. After the success of Chembaruthi, Roja got more and more offers to act in movies. She also gained a lot of popularity for the movie Suriyan. After that she acted in more than 100 successful movies during her cinema career.

Roja is also one of the friendliest actresses in South Indian cinema and has acted very cooperatively with other actresses and actors in the industry. Roja has great skill in hairdressing and she uses that talent for the benefit of her co-stars such as Devyani, Kushboo and Ramya Krishnan. Roja can do her own makeup.

She is one of the fantastic stars of the South Indian cinema industry. In most of her movies, her natural acting talent is apparent; most of her performances are realistic and very natural, which is not always the case in South Indian cinema. She is quite tall compared to other stars. She also has a natural talent for humor on screen.

Glamorous Roja Selvamani

Some of Her Performance Talents

Apart from being a great performer, Roja also has great dancing skills. She turned in popular couple performances with Satyaraj, Prabhu Deva and Sarath Kumar. She is one of the very hottest actresses in South Indian cinema. She is also famous for her singing performance in South Indian movies. Most of her song numbers are really natural, and audiences love them.

Roja sacrificed much of her life to the development of South Indian cinema, and got great success in that field. The contribution that she made by performing in more than 100 movies is really inspirational. You can see a performance by Roja in the video below.

Performance by Roja in the Movie "Chermaruthi"

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Roja as a Talented Movie Actress

Now Roja's acting is more character-based, including more mature roles. Her recent movies prove her talents even more. Very few actresses have the skills and popularity of Roja and she earned her prominence through a lot of sacrifice. This fine actress is one of the most popular actresses in South Indian cinema of the late '90s.

The Beauty of Roja Selvamani

Some Memorable Movies of Roja's

Name of Movie
Year of Release
Paasamulla Pandiyare
Kshemangaa Velli Labhamgaa Randi

Roja is compared to the most attractive actresses in South Indian cinema. She is popular for playing humorous characters and South Indian goddess characters too. Now she often plays minor characters in movies as well as mature roles. Even still, Roja is one of the elegant stars of the industry, and the mark she made will remain for a long time.

Glamorous Roja

Personal Life

Roja is married to R.K Selvamani, a famous South Indian movie director, and they have one son and one daughter. R.K. Selvamani is the director who introduced Roja to cinema in her debut movie Chemburuthi. Roja is one of the more successful stars in South Indian cinema, although after her marriage she acted in fewer movies per year, and in the later part of her career she focused more on character performances than on leading-lady roles.

Recent Photo of Roja

Awards and Honors

One of Roja's best movies is Unnidathil Ennai Koduthen, a Tamil movie released in 1998. Roja won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress and Cinema Express Award for Best Actress Tamil Language( for Unnidathil Ennai Koduthen). Roja won many awards and honors for her performances, and most of her movies were commercial successes.

The Beautiful Smile of Tamil Actress Roja


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      mano 3 years ago

      roja aunty ennoda paduka aasa padran

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      Ajith 3 years ago

      Enthina chechi e jiveetham

      Poyi chathude...

      Anagale keduveruthan

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      robert 3 years ago

      roja ennai vida 12 years atigam. irunthalum nan roja aunty i anubavikanum ketto............