Varunika is an upcoming professional South Indian film actress. She has acted in the Tamil movie industry. She is known for her character in the movie Dharani which got released in the year 2015, and it was directed by Kollywood movie director Guhan Sambandham with actors such as Aari,
Sandra Amy, Jayakumar and some more in prominent roles, and it was produced by V. G. S. Narendran of the production house Melody movies. Actress Varunika is originally named Teresa David. Varunika was born and brought up in Chennai. She was interested in dancing, singing, acting and other theatres arts from when she was just a small child. She was always passionate about acting. She was a professional model before becoming an actress in the Kollywood industry.
Varunika has done a lot of advertisement films in her acting career. Her debut movie Dharani in which she is one of the actresses which has three lead male actors with three female lead counterparts. One of the heroes was actor Aari who was already a friend of Varunika. Actor Aari had already given Varunika an opportunity to act in a short film. This short film was her promo to get noticed, and that is how Varunika got an offer for the movie Dharani. Varunika feels very privileged and grateful to her debut producer and director to have held hopes for her and trusting a debut artist to their project with such a powerful and dominant character. When Varunika got selected for the movie, she was asked to observe the life of a middle-class girl by the director.
She thought it is an easy task but, when she went to the shoot, she realized it needed more work. Varunika also reads books about acting and drama. She learned a lot from her director who was also a debutant. When she acted, the director asked her to emote naturally and not in the way that she has to look beautiful in all the frames. This incident reminded her of the words of Stanislavski who is a Russian theatre artist and director. Varunika was very impressed by the director for his knowledge and passion in the field. She finds it a huge blessing for getting this offer in which she played a part as a school going girl and also as a married woman. Her family and friends were okay with her participation in ad films, but when she received a movie offer, her father and brother were a bit hesitant.