Malavika Avinash Age, Family, Husband, Biography & More
Bio/Wiki Profession(s)Actress, TV Presenter, Politician Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 160 cm in meters- 1.60 m in feet inches- 5’ 3” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg in pounds- 132 lbs Eye ColourDark Brown Hair ColourBlack Career Acting Career DebutKannada Film: Krishnaavataar (1988) Malayalam Film: Daivathinte Vikrithikal (1992)
Does Malavika Avinash smoke?: No
Does Malavika Avinash drink alcohol?: Not Known
Malavika Avinash was born into a Tamil family.
At the age of just 5, she started learning dance and received her training in Bharatanatyam from “Krishnamurthy” and then from “Leela Samson.”
She has also received her training to play the Sitar from “Pandit Partho Das.”
At the age of 9, Malavika Avinash started acting as a child artist in Malayalam films.
She was very good at studies, and she was ranked third in the ‘Bachelor of Laws’ degree at Bangalore University, Bengaluru.
The film director & actor, G. V. Iyer, watched her dance performance as ‘Krishna,’ after which, he signed her as ‘Krishna’ in his Kannada film ‘Krishnaavataar’ (1988).
Malavika has worked in various languages like Kannada, Malayalam, and Tamil.
In 1999, she campaigned for the BJP candidate “Sushma Swaraj” in Bellary, Karnataka.
In September 2013, she joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and for almost five months, she travelled across 21 constituencies to campaign for BJP in Karnataka.
Malavika Avinash supports BJP
In February 2014, Malavika was appointed as the co-spokesperson of BJP.
She also campaigned for the 2014 general elections, local body, by-elections, and MLC elections, which includes the Nanjangud and Gundlupet by-elections.
She worked with an ‘NGO Madhyam Foundation’ for approximately three years.
Malavika Avinash has done campaigning for the BJP in various states of India like Kerala, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu.
She has hosted several TV shows like ‘Agni,’ ‘Baduku Jataka Bandi,’ ‘Takadhimithaa,’ ‘Aradirali Belaku,’ etc.
In 2013 & 2014, she judged a few episodes of the famous Kannada TV show ‘Mahaparva’ that was aired on ETV Kannada.
In 2016, Malavika participated in the controversial reality TV show ‘Bigg Boss Kannada Season 4’ and was one of the top 5 finalists.
Malavika Avinash in ‘Bigg Boss Kannada Season 4’
She, along with her sister, Ranjani Ganesan Ramesh, has performed as a dancer at cultural festivals, events, and centres like Uttara Chidambaram, Pattadakkal festival, Hampi festival, Khujrajo festival, Chidambaram Natyanjali, etc.
They organised a dance festival ‘Arudhra’ every year at Bangalore.
Her husband “Avinash Yelandur” is 14 years older to her.
Malavika Avinash with her husband Avinash Yelandur