Aishwarya Lekshmi is an Indian actress who has worked in Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil movies. She has acted in many movies of these film industries. She is best known for her movies like ‘Rasukutty’, ‘
Butterflies’, ‘Gardish’, ‘
Aambala’ and many more. She has been a part of many Malyalam television series.
She was born in Chennai as Shanta Meena Bhaskar. Her father K Bhaskaran was a Malayali and mother Lakshmi was a Tamil actress. She was interested in the film industry as she grew up watching her mother working hard in the industry and got inspired to become an actress.
She debuted with the movie ‘Nyaayangal Jey Kattum’, a Tamil movie in 1990. The film was made by her mother and stepfather Sivachandran. In the same year, she did ‘Oliyampukal’, a Malayalam movie in which she played the role of Kunjumol. The film was directed by Hariharan and starred Mammootty, Rekha, Sukumaran, Jagathi Sreekumar in the lead roles. In 1991, she appeared in ‘Mamagaru’ followed by ‘Rasukutty’ in 1992. It was a Tamil movie by K. Bhagyaraj and produced by Arunachalam and Meena Panchu. The film starred
Kalyan Kumar, Manorama, and Bhagyaraj in lead roles. She acted in a Tamil romantic movie ‘
Meera’, which was directed by P. C. Sreeram. The movie also starred Vikram, Janagaraj, Gandhimathi,
Chinni Jayanth, and Poornam Viswanathan.
She also acted in a Hindi movie named ‘Gardish’, which was a remake of ‘
Kireedam’, a Malayalam movie. The movie starred famous actors like
Dimple Kapadia and
Mukesh Rishi. In 1993, she was a part of the movie ‘Butterflies’, in which she played a double role.
She has even been a part of a television series. Her first television appearance was in ‘
Anandham’ aired on Sun TV, in Tamil language. She played the role of "
Ramya". Later she was seen in ‘Paarijatham’ in 2008. The serial was aired on Asianet Channel. She played the role of "Lalitha Bai". The series ended in 2012. In the same year, she appeared in ‘
Thendral’, a Tamil serial in which she played the role of "Bhuvana". Her latest television appearance was in ‘
4 The People’ as Prof Vasundaradas. The show aired on Asianet Channel. Her other works include ‘Mama Mapillai’, ‘
Swami Ayyappan’, ‘Kavya Anjali’ and many more. She got married to Tanveer. But due to some differences between them, the couple got divorced. They have one daughter named Anaina. Her other filmography includes MGR ‘Sivaji Rajini Kamal’, ‘Aambala’, ‘Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla’, ‘Madirasi’, ‘Manushya Mrugam’, ‘Pazhani’, ‘Inspector Garud’, ‘Sringaram: Dance of Love’, ‘Agninakshathram’ and much more.