Tejaswi Madivada

  • Actor

Jul 03, 1991  in Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Also Known as: Tej

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Tejaswi Madivada is an Indian actor, model, and dance choreographer. She primarily acts in Telugu movies. Since appearing in the commercial hit Ice Cream in 2014, the actress has become a popular figure in the South Indian film industry.

Early Life
Tejaswi Madivada was born on 3 July 1991, in Hyderabad, Telangana. She graduated from the St Francis College for Women in Hyderabad, where she studied Mass Communication and Journalism. The young lady started working as a dance instructor with a company called Twist n Turns, where she taught dance to multinational companies like HSBC and Wipro, and schools like Hyderabad Public School and Nasr School for girls. In 2011, Tejaswi finished as the second runner-up at the Miss Dabur Gulabari beauty pageant, which led to her being offered her first movie role.

Movie Career
In 2013, Tejaswi Madivada made her debut in the Telugu drama film Seethamma Vaakitlo Sirimalle Chettu. The following year saw the actress in the movies Manam and Heart Attack. Although these were merely supporting roles, she was signed on to play the lead in Ram Gopal Varma`s horror movie Ice Cream. There was a lot of hype surrounding the film, especially when it was revealed that Tejaswi would be appearing in a nude scene. The movie went on to be a mega-hit at the box office and Tejaswi`s performance was lauded. Later that year, she appeared in Ram Gopal Varma`s second Telugu horror film of the year, Anukshanam. Although Tejaswi played a supporting role in this film, her performance, and the film, was praised by fans and critics alike.

The year 2015 saw the actress play a supporting role in the hit film Srimanthudu, starring Mahesh Babu and Shruti Haasan . After appearing in yet another supporting role in the family drama Pandaga Chesko, Tejaswi made her Tamil movie debut the 2016 film Natpathigaram 79. Later that year, she appeared in the Telugu movie Rojulu Marayi, opposite debutant actor Chetan Maddineni.