Actress Namitha who follows the generous policy of addressing everyone as ‘Machan’ (a Tamil slang word to refer to a close friend) celebrates her 33rd birthday today.
Namitha shot to limelight by winning the Miss Surat Crown in the year 1998. She also participated in Miss India Pageant in 2001 and ended up as the fourth runner.
This opened the doors for Namitha in advertising industry. She appeared in many television commercials which paved her entry to the silver screen.
Namitha was introduced in films by director Siddiqui in Malayalam. Thereafter she moved to Telugu and acted as the lead heroine opposite Venkatesh in ‘Gemini’ the Telugu remake of a Tamil superhit film with the same title.
In Tamil she made her debut with Captain Vijaykanth in the film titled ‘Engal Anna’ which was again directed by Siddiqui The film’s success brought many heroine offers to the actress.
Namitha acted with Sarathkumar in Venkatesh directed ‘Yei’ which was a super hit. She also paired up with Satyaraj, Parthiepan, S.J.Suryah and many others in the middle years of the previous decade.
She shared screen space with Ajith and Vijay in ‘Billa’ and ‘Azhagiya Tamil Magan’. She also starred in many Telugu and Kannada films and has become a well known actress in those industries.
Namitha has become a darling of masses for her plump looks and bubbly acting. She has taken a break from films to reduce her body weight. She has promised to her fans that she will be back in action very soon.
Here’s wishing Namitha, many happy returns of the day and a bright and successful career ahead.