Janani Iyer is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in Tamil and Malayalam movies. She started her modelling career during her studies and appeared in over 150 television advertisements before getting signed by director Bala to essay the lead female role in the Tamil feature film Avan Ivan.

Birth Name

Janani Iyer




Actress, Model



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Janani Iyer was born on 31 March 1988, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.


She’s currently 31 years old.

Sun Sign







She attended D.A.V. School in Gopalapuram. Later, she joined Saveetha Engineering College where she graduated with a degree in Computer Science Engineering (CSE). She was accepted into the Wollongong University, Australia, but she deferred her admission as she landed a role in the Tamil movie Avan Ivan.


  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Kiruthika

Boyfriend / Spouse

Janani Iyer has dated –

There’s not much-known information about her link ups and breakups.


Physical Statistics


  • Feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • Centimeters – 165 cm
  • Meters – 165 m


  • In Kilograms – 54 kg
  • In Pounds – 119 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-27-34
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist –  27 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Playing Madhushree, an innocent good looking girl, in the Tamil thriller Thegidi alongside Ashok Selvan.

Film Debut

Janani Iyer’s first screen appearance came in 2009 with the Tamil film, Thiru Thiru Thuru Thuru, for her uncredited role as a background model. Her first leading role as an actress was with the 2011 film Avan Ivan, for her as Baby, opposite Vishal.

Television Debut

In 2018, she appeared as a contestant on the Tamil reality show, Bigg Boss, which was hosted by actor turned politician Kamal Haasan.

Brand Endorsements

Prior to getting fame as an actress, she worked as a model and has appeared in a number of television commercials. She took modeling as her part-time job whilst studying in college for pocket money.


  • On the left wrist (Text).
  • On the right wrist (Combo of Ganesha and OM).
  • On the right index finger (Symbolic).

Janani Iyer Awards

  • Film Fans Association Award for Sensational Debut Heroine in ‘Avan Ivan’ (2011).
  • Thomas Edison Award for ‘OKJ’ Print Ad (2015).

Janani Iyer Favorites

  • Favorite Food – Paneer Dosa, Rajma-Chawal
  • Favorite Beverage – Coffee
  • Favorite Actor – Arvind Swamy
  • Favorite Color – White
  • Favorite Destinations – Goa, Singapore

Janani Iyer Net worth

Unfortunately, we do not know about her net worth at the moment. She lives with her family in a modest home in Chennai.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Janani Iyer

  • She wanted to become an actress since the age of 4.
  • While she was studying in college, she started her career as a model.
  • She has worked in more than 150 TVC ads.
  • She aspired to become an actress since she was a teen and struggled a lot to get to where she has reached today.
  • Janani Iyer mainly works for the Tamil and Malayalam Film Industry.
  • In 2013, she debuted in Malayalam film 3 Dots.
  • Her noted Malayalam films are Koothara, Mosayile Kuthira Meenukal and Seventh Day.
  • In 2018, she took part as a contestant in the second season of Tamil reality show, Bigg Boss Tamil.


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