Born: May 5, 1986
Age : 29
Birthplace : Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Height: 1.63 m
Vishakha Singh is a popular filmmaker and actor. She is known to appear in a number of south Indian movies. She hails from New Delhi, however, was raised in Abu Dhabi and India. She did her schooling from ADIS (Abu Dhabi Indian School) and DPS (Delhi Public School) in India. After her schooling and graduation in business studies New Delhi, she wanted to be a teacher, however, headed to modeling while doing her PG diploma in advertising and public relations. She then joined her father’s business of venture capitalist based in the UK and Dubai and is still involved in it apart from being a full time actor and filmmaker. During her modeling career, she did a number of commercials on TV and later made her entry into south Indian films in 2008.
After her first Telugu movie, she then got two Kannada and one Tamil movies (Housefull and Antaraatma). She then got her first Bollywood movie called Hum Se Jahan, which made her noticed to Ashutosh Gowariker who made a film with her called Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sev for which she got several nominations under the debut actress category at Stardust. She was then seen in Do Aur Do Paanch by Abhijeet Sengupta, which however, didn’t release. In the year 2012, she entered into filmmaking by the film called Peddlers, which was directed by Vasan Bala along with Anurag Kashyap. She then produced Haramkhor with Shlok Sharma and Anurag Kashyap. She also made a couple of south Indian movies. Some of her recent movies in which she acted include Fukrey, Ankur Arora Murder Case and Bhajate Raho. Her performance impressed many in the industry.
This gave her another venture called Motorcycle Diaries a Tamil film by Rajesh Pillai. She then did a number of movies including The Maya Tape, Rowdy Fellow, Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya, while also seen in a cameo role of a movie called Oru Oorla Rendu Raja. Besides, she is a regular face over the international events like Cannes Film Festival wherein she appeared over the Red Carpet and was even seen in the 2014 Festival De Cannes event. She was also seen as a jury member in the Rome Independent Film Festival this year, which is considered to be popular film festivals in Europe. Recently she was in news for attacking a man who tried to abuse her on the social media platform.