Namitha (1981-0) is a Kannada Actor known for the movies Benki Birugali(2013), Sikkapatte Ishtapatte(2016), Namitha I Love You(2011)

NameNamitha (நமிதா கபூர்)
Other NamesNamitha Mukesh Vankawala, Namitha Kapoor
Date Of Birth10 May 1981
Age42 years 11 months 10 days
Place Of BirthSurat, Gujarat
Zodiac SignTaurus
Debut Moviegemini(Telugu)
Mother TonguePunjabi
Wiki Page
Eye colorBrown
Hair colorBlack
Favorite FlowerRose
Height6 foot 2 inches
EducationB.A, English Literature
Favorite WriterSidney Sheldon
Weight68 kg (150 pounds)
BrotherNevil Vankawala
Languages KnownPunjabi, Gujarati,English,Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada
Favorite ActorParesh Rawal, Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite ActressNandita Das,Tabu,Jyothika
Favorite ColorBlack and White
Favorite DressSari,Jeans & Shirt
Favorite FoodVegetarian Food
Favorite PlaceMauritius, Kerala, Goa
Favorite SingerEnrique Iglesias
FatherMukesh Vankawala


Namitha is a former Miss Surat(1998), Miss India 2001 pageant participant who acts in South Indian movies, She has acted in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam & Hindi movies.

She is a tall, curvaceous actress standing tall at 6 foot 2 inches.

Childhood, Family, Personal Life

Namitha childhood photo as krishna
Namitha childhood photo as krishna

Namitha was born as Namitha Mukesh Vankawala on Sunday, 10 May 1981 in Surat, Gujarat to Mukesh Vankawala (Father). She comes from a Punjabi speaking Kapoor family raised in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

 Namitha with father mukesh vankawala
Namitha with Father Mukesh Vankawala

Namitha with Mother 
Namitha with mother

Her father is a textile businessman (Raymonds Showroom), her mother is a homemaker. 

Education: She is a graduate (B.A) in English Literature from Rathnam Arts College, Surat, Gujarat.

Movie Career

Namitha was the winner of Miss Surat competition 1998, after that she participated in the Miss India pageant 2001 & came out as the fourth runner-up. This brought her to the limelight.

Her popularity got her the chance to appear in Ads & Commercials like:  Manikchand Gutka, Nile herbal shampoo, Himani cream & soap, Arun Ice Creams.

DebutGemini, a 2002 Telugu film directed by Saran starring Venkatesh marked the beginning of Namitha's career in films.

Sontham(2002), a Telugu comedy movie released in the same year directed by Srinu Vaitla, with Aryan Rajesh & Suni in the lead was her first film to be released in the theatres.

Tamil Debut: Aai(2004), a Tamil film starring Sarath Kumar, Namitha, Vadivelu directed by A. Venkatesh is her first Tamil film.

Bollywood Debut: Love Ke Chakkar Mein(2006) became her first Bollywood movie, it was a comedy directed by B. H. Tharun Kumar.

Kannada Debut: Neelakanta, a 2006 Kannada language romantic drama directed by Om Sai Prakash became her first Kannada film. The film stars V. Ravichandran, Namitha & Sridevika.

Malayalam Debut: Black Stallion, a 2010 Malayalam film directed by Pramod Pappan. starring Kalabhavan Mani, Bala and Namitha was Namitha's first Malayalam movie.


Namitha: Photos, Pictures

(All Namitha Photos)

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. Namitha has sponsored projects building toilets for rural women.
  2. She has made regular appearances on many Tamil magazine covers.
  3. Namitha met with a major accident in 2003, she was saved by the seat belt had put on.
  4. She is the ambassador & promoter of the brand Gadgetguru.
  5. Namitha is associated with charity for HIV affected kids, she is associated with Pondicherry Communicable Disease center.
  6. The year Namitha came 4th runner-up in the Miss India pageant Celina Jaitley was the winner that year.
  7. She sometimes wakes up at late hours
  8. she used to teach swimming to kids in Mumbai
  9. Ranjitha & Purvi are her close friends, she often spends free time with them
  10. She is a trained in Karate
  11. Namitha was a judge on the dance competition show "Maanada Mayilada" on Kalignar TV
  12. she did a number of TV commercials like Himani cream & hand soap, Arun Ice Creams, Manikchand Gutka, and Nile herbal shampoo.
  13. There was news that she had to undergo breast surgery to help her cope with her back problems.
  14. She likes reading comic books & novels, Sidney Sheldon is among her favorite writers.
  15. There is a movie in Kannada in her name "Namitha, I Love You"
  16. She has appeared in an English movies, Kamasutra Nights (2008) & Maya
  17. In free time she plays Badminton, works out, dances and watches movie.
  18. She has been a part of the team selected by Tamil Nadu for rising awareness on safe driving.
  19. She has a pet named Goofy.
  20. She is the only daughter in her household, she has a brother though
  21. A fan of Namitha tried to kidnap her in Trichy, Tamil Nadu in 2010 by posing to be the driver, he drove her to a hotel where a group of 20 drivers, fellow fans of her's were gathered to see her. She took it sportively and forgave them without pressing charges.
  22. Namitha used the screen name "Bhairavi" in couple of her first Telugu movies
  23. Namitha is also familiar as an item girl (she who dances in item songs)
  24. Namitha resides in Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  25. Namitha has a birth mark below her armpit on her left

Namitha: Filmography (6)

(All Namitha Movies)
List By:
2016 Sikkapatte Ishtapatte[Actress(Durga)]
2013 Benki Birugali[Actress(Mona)]
2011 Namitha I Love You[Actress(filled)]
2010 Hoo[Actress]
2008 Indra[Actress]
2006 Neelakanta[Actress]


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