Varalaxmi Sarathkumar is an Indian film actress who has appeared in Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada films. She made her debut with the Tamil film Podaa Podi, portraying a London-based dancer. In 2018, she won Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards for Best Villain– Female for her power-packed performance in Sarkar and Sandakozhi 2.

Birth Name

Varalaxmi Sarathkumar







Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Varalaxmi Sarathkumar was born on 5th of March 1985, in Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.


She’s currently 34 years old.

Sun Sign







Varalaxmi earned her bachelors degree in microbiology from Hindustan Arts and Science College, Chennai with a Master’s in Business Management degree from The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland. She learned acting at Anupam Kher’s Acting School in Mumbai.

Family Details

  • Father – R. Sarathkumar (Actor)

  • Mother – Chaya Sarathkumar
  • Stepmother– Raadhika Sarathkumar (Actress)
  • Siblings – Pooja Sarathkumar (Younger Sister), Rayanne Hardy (Step-Sister), Rahul (Younger, Half-brother)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Varalaxmi Sarathkumar has dated –

  • Vishal – She was romantically linked with actor Vishal in the past. There’s no details on who she is dating as of now.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m


  • In Kilograms – 67 kg
  • In Pounds – 147 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 36-26-36
  • Bust – 36 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 34A

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 10 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Having played the lead roles in films like Podaa Podi, Tharao Thappattai, Kasaba and Vikram Vedha.

Film Debut

Varalaxmi made her first silver screen appearance when she played the leading lady in the 2012 Tamil drama film Podaa Podi alongside Silambarasan, directed by Vignesh Shivan.

Television Debut

She hasn’t appeared in TV series.

Brand Endorsements

Varalaxmi has not appeared in a commercial for any brand yet.

Awards & Nominations

Year Award Film Result
2012 Vijay Award for Best Debut Actress Podaa Podi Won
Edison Award for Best Debut Actress Won
2016 6th South Indian International Movie Awards for Critics Choice Best Actress Tharai Thappattai Won
6th South Indian International Movie Awards for Best Debut Actress Kasaba Nominated
2017 Edison Award for Best Character Role – Female Vikram Vedha Won
Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Tamil Nominated
Technofes Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated
Vijay Award for Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2018 Behindwoods Gold Medals Sarkar & Sandakozhi 2 Won
Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards for Best Villain — Female Sarkar & Sandakozhi 2 Won

Varalaxmi Sarathkumar Favorites

  • Favorite Actors – Kamal Haasan, STR, Rajinikanth

Varalaxmi Sarathkumar Net worth

Varalaxmi Sarathkumar has a estimated net worth of $1 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Varalaxmi Sarathkumar

  • Varalaxmi worked in different languages like Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam.
  • She also works as a model and walked the ramp at various fashion shows.
  • The budding actress is trained in different dance forms like Bharatanatyam, Ballet, Jazz, and Hipho.
  • She has been affiliated with the Hot Shoe Dance Company for almost eight years before making her stint in acting.
  • She owns a production house.
  • In 2014, she lost 10 kg weight to portray a Karakattam folk dancer in the Tamil film ‘Tharai Thappattai’ (2016).
  • In 2017, she has started a campaign ‘Save Shakti’ to fight for women empowerment.
  • In 2018 she starred in movies incluidng Sandakozhi 2, Echcharikkai, Kanni Raasi, Shakthi and Mr. Chandramouli.


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