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Happy Birthday Namitha: 10 Times South Actress Namitha Stole Our Hearts

South Cinema | Trending Desk | May 10, 2019, 11:13 am
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 Tollywood star Namitha, popular for starring in several Tamil and Telugu films in the 2000s, was born on May 10, 1981, in Surat, Gujarat. (Image: Instagram)

Tollywood star Namitha, popular for starring in several Tamil and Telugu films in the 2000s, was born on May 10, 1981, in Surat, Gujarat. (Image: Instagram)

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 Born as Namitha Mukesh Vankawala, the South Indian star has been a beauty queen since her birth. And nothing proves this better than her wins at beauty pageants at an early age. (Image: Instagram)

Born as Namitha Mukesh Vankawala, the South Indian star has been a beauty queen since her birth. And nothing proves this better than her wins at beauty pageants at an early age. (Image: Instagram)

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 Namitha rose to fame when she was crowned Miss Surat in 1998, at the age of 17. (Image: Instagram)

Namitha rose to fame when she was crowned Miss Surat in 1998, at the age of 17. (Image: Instagram)

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 Namitha ended up being one of the finalists of 2001 Miss India pageant, finishing as the 4th runner up in Miss India contest. This achievement opened gates for multiple opportunities in Namitha’s life, making her the face of so many advertisements. (Image: Instagram)

Namitha ended up being one of the finalists of 2001 Miss India pageant, finishing as the 4th runner up in Miss India contest. This achievement opened gates for multiple opportunities in Namitha’s life, making her the face of so many advertisements. (Image: Instagram)

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 The sultry siren, as she is popularly known, made her debut in Tollywood in the year 2002 with Sontham. She gained fame and name in the Telugu film industry soon after her first release. (Image: Instagram)

The sultry siren, as she is popularly known, made her debut in Tollywood in the year 2002 with Sontham. She gained fame and name in the Telugu film industry soon after her first release. (Image: Instagram)

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 Namitha even made headlines in Kollywood with her seductive dance moves in the song Arjuna Arjuna for the movie Aai, making it impossible for Kollywood to ignore her.(Image: Instagram)

Namitha even made headlines in Kollywood with her seductive dance moves in the song Arjuna Arjuna for the movie Aai, making it impossible for Kollywood to ignore her.(Image: Instagram)

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 Namitha’s outstanding performance in Aai with Sarathkumar and in Englishkaran with Sathyaraj, has created a cult for her. Considered as modern day Silk Smitha, Namitha pulled off an intimate hot scene with SJ Surya in Vyapari with such ease, making fans demand more of her talent. (Image: Instagram)

Namitha’s outstanding performance in Aai with Sarathkumar and in Englishkaran with Sathyaraj, has created a cult for her. Considered as modern day Silk Smitha, Namitha pulled off an intimate hot scene with SJ Surya in Vyapari with such ease, making fans demand more of her talent. (Image: Instagram)

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 Namitha's first and only Bollywood outing till date is in 2006 for the film Love Ke Chakkar Mein, which starred Rishi Kapoor, Akshat Bhatia, Satish Shah, and Shoma Anand. (Image: Instagram)

Namitha's first and only Bollywood outing till date is in 2006 for the film Love Ke Chakkar Mein, which starred Rishi Kapoor, Akshat Bhatia, Satish Shah, and Shoma Anand. (Image: Instagram)

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 Following her Bollywood debut, Namitha did several movies in Kollywood, which made her fans built a temple in her honor, near Coimbatore in 2008. (Image: Instagram)

Following her Bollywood debut, Namitha did several movies in Kollywood, which made her fans built a temple in her honor, near Coimbatore in 2008. (Image: Instagram)

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 Namitha became the second such actress after Kushboo Sunder to have a place of worship erected in her name.(Image: Instagram)

Namitha became the second such actress after Kushboo Sunder to have a place of worship erected in her name.(Image: Instagram)

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