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Lesser-known facts about Namitha

Although she made her debut in Telugu, Namitha has a cult following in Tamil Nadu as well. She has scorched the screens with her ravishing looks and our audience can hardly wait to see her back on screen. Here are some lesser-known facts about the famous actor Namitha.

Namitha was crowned Miss Surat in 1998. She was 15 years old at the time.


Lesser known facts about Namitha

Following that, she contested in the Miss India pageant in 2001. She was the 4th runner-up and Celina Jaitley won the crown.

For a brief while, she adopted the stage name Bhairavi, but later reverted to using her original name.

Fans built a temple for Namitha in Tirunelveli, in the year 2008. She is the 2nd actress to have a temple after Khushbu.

She has acted in an English film called Maya. 

In the year 2007, she appeared on screen with both Ajith (in Billa) and Vijay (in Azhagiya Tamizh Magan) 


In the year 2010, a die-hard fan of Namitha even attempted to kidnap her.

A Japanese media station chose Namitha  as the “most beautiful person” in India in 2012.

In June 2012, she and actor Bharat became part of a campaign to promote safe driving.

She is expected to make a comeback to Tamil cinema with her upcoming horror film Pottu. She plays a black magician in the movie.

Namitha married Veerendra Chowdary on 24 November 2017, in Tirupati.