Working with Vikram is dream come true: Ritu Varma
Ritu Varma was born and brought up in Hyderabad. Her mother tongue is Hindi. She did her education in Hyderabad and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Malla Reddy Engineering College. After completing her graduation, she took part in Dabur Gulabari Miss Rose Glow pageant and was declared the first Runner up.
Years of hard work finally seem to have paid off for Tollywood actress Ritu Varma. Her recent film Pelli Choopulu not only turned out to be a blockbuster but also fetched her the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress (Telugu). The Naa Rakamurudu-actress is slowly making inroads into the Tamil film industry as well, having bagged two prestigious projects opposite Vikram and Dhanush. Impressed by Ritu’s performance in Pelli Choopulu, Gautham Menon signed her as the female lead opposite Vikram in the upcoming action flick, Dhruva Natchathiram. Speaking about the film Ritu said, “It’s a dream come true for me working with a director such as Gautham Menon and a superstar like Vikram. I was a bit apprehensive on the first day of the shoot as Vikram is such a big star but he made me feel absolutely comfortable. It was a great learning experience for me, a truly memorable time.” Ritu has also bagged a role in Dhanush’s Velaiilla Pattadhari 2 (sequel to Raghuvaran BTech), which is set to hit the screen soon.
It was a great learning for me to work with a director such as Gautham Menon and a Superstar like Vikram
Ritu Varma Career
After completing her college in Engineering, she opted for Modeling as a career. Participated in Dabur Gulabari Miss Rose Glow pageant and won as first Runner up. She awarded as Best Actress for Anukokunda (Short Film) in 48HR Film Project competition in 2012. With tremendous popular with short film Anukokunda, she entered into Tollywood film industry.
She played a role in Prema Ishq Kaadhal on her debut a Telugu film in 2013. Her next movie was Naa Rakumarudu (20140) which was followed by Yevade Subramanyam (2015). For her impressive performance, She is also nominated for Best Supporting Role in IIFA Utsavam Awards 2015. In 2016, Ritu featured as the lead in Pelli Choopulu, which is Super Hit film of the year.
Signed her debut Tamil film China in 2017. With impressive acting in Pelli Choopulu Director Gautham Vasudev Menon opted as the lead role for his next Tamil film Dhruva Natchathiram.