Vijayalakshmi Singh, also known as Munni, is an actress, producer, and director from India. The famous Kannada film actress Vijayalakshmi Singh was born on July 19, 1979, in Mysore, Chennai, India, and is currently 43 years old. Until now, Vijayalakshmi Singh has worked in the sandalwood entertainment industry, and her art has been released in Kannada films.
Kannada film actress, producer, and director Vijayalakshmi Singh debuted in the early 1980s and was the heroine of the era’s top Kannada film actors like Vishnuvardan, Anant Nag, Ravichandran, Jai Jagadish, and Ramakrishna. She has worked with top directors like PuttanaKanaghar, K.
Balachander, Geetapriya, K.S.L. Swamy, and NagatihariChandrashekhar. She was also the costume designer for her brother Rajendra Singh Babu’s films, including BhaariBharjariBete, Bandhana, and HoovuHannu. In the 1990s, Vijayalakshmi Singh worked as a production controller, starting with Rani Maharani. Since 2000, Vijayalakshmi has held many roles as a producer, director, and supporting actor and has been involved in many popular and successful Kannada films. She appeared on TV in the Kannada serial JotheJotheyali in 2020.
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Vijaylaxmi Singh Family and Spouse/Love:
She was born into a middle-class family, and her parents supported her passion for acting. Vijayalakshmi Singh’s family has an engineer father, Mr. Jai Chandra Singh, and a mother, Ms. Kamlesh Singh. Vijayalakshmi is married to Kannada actor Jay Jagadish. They together have three daughters. Vaisiri, Vaibhavi and Vainidhi. Her brother is the famous filmmaker S.V. Rajendra Singh Babu.
Vijaylaxmi Singh Age and Height
Born on July 19, 1959, in Mysore, Chennai, India, Vijayalakshmi Singh is currently 43 years.
She is 5 feet 4 inches tall and measures 32-30-34 inches. It weighs about 56 kg and has black eyes.
Professional journey of Vijayalakshmi Singh
To date, the actress has appeared in 25 Kannada films and 15 films in other South Indian regional languages (Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam), many of them in the lead or supporting roles. But in her debut film Nagamandala, she was paired as the leading lady opposite Prakash Raj. Vijayalakshmi Singh deals with a strong female character who is torn between her lover and her husband in this film.
The actress received many government awards for her role in this film. Many years later, one of the Bollywood films, ‘Pahiri,’ is said to have been inspired by this Kannada film. Hindi film Belli’s script had the same theme and was directed by AmolParekar and starred Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukerji. Many critics believe that ‘Naga Mandala’ was inspired by Mani Kaur’s 1973 film ‘Dovida.’ In the same 1997, she starred opposite Kannada actor Shiva Rajkumar in another Kannada film, ‘Jodi Hakki.’
Her next film also starred Shiva Rajkumar again in ‘BhoomiThayiyaChochchalaMaga,’ and the on-screen pairing was well received by the audience. In 1998, Vijayalakshmi Singh made her debut in Tamil cinema but was offered a supporting role in the film Poontotam. At that time, Vijayalakshmi appeared only in sentimental films that portrayed her roles mainly with human emotions. In the same year, she was offered a small role in the Malayalam film ‘Punjabi House.’
In 1999, she played a role opposite Dr. RajkumarRajavendraRajkumar’s second son in the movie ‘Swasthik.’ In the same year, the Kannada director, producer, and actress Vijayalakshmi joined the ensemble cast of Vishnuvardhan, Jaya Prada, Urvashi, and Ambaresh to appear in the blockbuster Heba. In 2000, she took the biggest break in her acting career. Vijayalakshmi Singh appears in ‘Suryavamsha’ opposite Vishnuvardan and Lakshmi. In the same year, she starred in the Malayalam film ‘Devadusan’ with Mohanlal and Jaya Prada.
In 2001, she returned to Tamil cinema in the Tamil film ‘Friends’ where she played actor Vijay’s younger sister. After that, the actress appeared in other Tamil films like Soori, Yes Madam, Thambikottai, and Boss EngiraBhaskaran.
She has also dabbled in directing films. She co-produced the Kannada film EeBandhana (2007) starring Jaya Prada and Vinshvardhan. Kannada actress and director Vijayalakshmi Singh have also directed ‘Male BaraliManjoo’ and ‘VaareVaah.’ Apart from directing and producing films, she joined the BharatiyaJanata Party and secured tickets to contest the Bengaluru Corporation elections but was defeated. The actress is the daughter of famous film director Shankar Singh and former actress Pratima Devi. She is also the sister of the renowned director S.V. Rajendra Singh Babu.
Vijaylaxmi Singh serials and web series
The Kannada film actress, producer, and director Vijayalakshmi Singh has worked on several Schoopwhoop web series released on YouTube. Her signature web series is Rasbhari, helmed by SwaraBhasker, streaming on Amazon Prime. Her lead role was in the Netflix Delhi Crime web series released in 2020.
Vijaylaxmi Singh is an actress in Amazon Prime’s Breathe into the Shadows, released on July 10, 2020. She plays Nimrat Kaur in the series.
Quick Knoe About Vijaylaxmi Singh
Born: 19 July 1959 (age 63 years), Mysuru
Spouse: Jai Jagadish
Children: Vaibhavi Jagadish
Siblings: Rajendra Singh Babu
Parents: Prathima Devi, Shanker D. Singh
Niece: Rishika Singh