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 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 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.
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.
Debut: Gemini, 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.