Jyothika Saravanan is an Indian actress who mainly appears in Tamil films. Jyothika was born on 18 October 1977 to parents-Chander Sadanah, who is a film producer and mother Seema Sadanah, in Mumbai, India. She has one half-sister named actress Nagma, a sister Roshini and a brother Suraj, who is serving as an assistant director for Priyadarshan.
Jyothika got married to actor Suriya in year 2006, with whom she was featured in seven films namely-Poovellam Kettuppar, Kaakha Kaakha, Uyirile Kalanthathu, Maayavi, Perazhagan, June R and Sillunu Oru Kaadhal. Jyothika have two children, a daughter named Diya and a son named Dev.
Jyothika acted in a few Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi films in her acting career. She received fame for her performances in Perazhagan, Kaaka Kaaka, Chandramukhi, June R, Pachaikili Muthucharam, Mozhi, and 36 Vayadhinile, earning three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, three Filmfare Awards, three Dinakaran Award, Cinema Express Awards, International Tamil Film Awards and other awards and other nominations.
She did a comeback in the film 36 Vayadhinile in year 2015, which gathered good reviews from the audience, chiefly for her performance. She turned out as the first actress to get both Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil as well as the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. She obtained success for her film 36 Vayadhinile and after the success of her Film, in year 2016, director Bramma contacted Jyothika to do the leading role in a “female-centric” film he had composed. She was awestruck by the offer and her husband Suriya decided to finance the film. Jyothika next contributed in a series of workshops to be prepared for her character in the film for twenty days.
Till date, Jyothika has been bestowed with many awards for her striking screen presence and outstanding acting skills of which Kalaimamani Award, Filmfare Award for Best Actress Tamil, and a several Tamil Nadu State Film Awards for Best Actress are worth revealing.
Jyothika completed her schooling in Learner’s Academy, located in Mumbai. She then did major in Psychology at the Mithibai College of Mumbai.
Jyothika Net Worth
The estimated total net worth of Jyothika is $1.6 million US dollars as of 2017. The total net worth of Jyothika highlights her earning from her films, sponsorships, brand endorsements, business deals, etc.
Jyothika owns a luxurious house in Chennai in which she resides with her husband and her kids. It is suggested that Jyothika owns a BMW 5 series car.
Jyothika has been a brand ambassador and endorsed many brands like Paragon footwear and Idhayam oil. She was even the brand ambassador for Wardrobe Hub in Chennai and RmKV silk sarees. She then appeared in advertisements for Nescafé and Aircel along with her husband. She even promoted the advertisements for Santoor Soap and Comfort.
Jyothika was contracted to play the female lead in Friends with Vijay but she was substituted by Devayani. She collaborated with Mani Ratnam for the very first time by acting in his production house of Madras Talkies’ romantic comedy named Dumm Dumm Dumm together with Madhavan.
Recently, Jyothika was contracted by Sri Thenandal Films for project opposite to Vijay under direction of Atlee. Before few days after the shoot started, Jyothika opted out of the film and the they signed Nithya Menen .
As Ilaythalapathy Vijay is preparing for his following flick Bairavaa’s release, which is a new update regarding his film which has made his fans go crazy and the star will probably be collaborating with Jyothika after 14 years.
As per the recent report, Jyothika might be one amongst the three actors who will be observed sharing the screen with Vijay in Vijay’s film, the other two actors will be Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Kajal Agarwal but still no official confirmation has been made.
The achievement of Kushi starring Vijay was a mega hit that made Jyothika a well-known actress in Kollywood. Her acting was extremely appreciated by Jyothika’s fans and audience. Her achievement sustained with the movies Dum Dum Dum with Madhavan, Mugavaree opposite Ajith, and Snegithiye in which she performed the lead role.