Vanitha Vijayakumar belongs to a Tamil family and she is the eldest one among her siblings. She was born to her parents in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Chennai is also her hometown.
Her parents are Vijayakumar and Manjula, both are into Tamil acting industry. Let’s dive into her family facts.
Vanitha Vijayakumar Family, Siblings, Father, And Mother
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Manjula is the second wife of Vanitha’s father, Vijayakumar. Vanitha Vijayakumar has two blood sisters, Preetha and Sridevi. Both her sisters are former actresses.
Vanitha Vijayakumar also has three step-siblings from the former marriage of her dad.
Anitha, a doctor, Kavitha, an actress, and Arun Vijay, an actor, are among the step-siblings of Vanitha Vijayakumar.
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Arun Vijay – Step Brother Of Vanitha
Arun Vijay is an Indian Tamil actor born on 19 November 1977. Arun works mainly in Tamil cinema.
He first appeared in the movie industry in 1995. He is famous for playing the roles in the films Yennai Arindhaal, Bruce Lee, and Chakravyuha.
He married Aarathi Arun in 2006. Arun and Aarathi have two children, Arnav and Purvi.
Preetha – Youngest Sister
Preetha Vijayakumar is the younger sister of Vanitha Vijayakumar. She was born after Vanitha as the second child of Vijayakumar and Manjula.
Preetha was born on 10 January 1982. She is 40 years old. She was married to Hari, a director, in 2002.
Hari and Preetha had 3 sons together. Preetha is a former actress who debuted in 1988 in Rukmini (a Telugu film).
Sridevi – Middle Sister
Sridevi is the middle sister of Vanitha Vijayakumar and the youngest daughter of Vijayakumar and Manjula.
She was born on 29 October 1986. She is 35 years old. Sridevi had her debut as a child artist in 1992 in the film “Rickshaw Mama.”
She married Rahul in 2009. Sridevi was blessed with a beautiful daughter in 2009. She is a renowned actress in south India. She had her first lead role in 2002 in the film “Eeswar.”
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Vijayakumar- Father of Vanitha
Vijayakumar is a very renowned Indian actor who was born on August 29th, 1943. His birth name was Panchaksharam which was later changed to Vijayakumar.
In 1961 he had his first appearance in the film “Sri Valli.” in this movie, he was featured as a child actor. He had two wives, Muthukannu and Manjula.
He had 3 children from Manjula: Vanitha, Sridevi, and Preetha. From Muthukannu, he also had 3 children, Arun Vijay, an actor; Anitha, a doctor; and Kavitha, an actress.
Vijayakumar also served as a vice president of South Indian Nadigar Sangam by October 18th, 2005.
He was a part of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. Vijayakumar joined BJP on 16th March 2016.
Vijayakumar won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize twice till now. One in 1993 and another in 1996.
Manjula Vijayakumar – Mother Of Vanitha
Manjula Vijayakumar is a South Indian actress who was born on 4th July, 1954, in Chennai, India. She got featured in 100+ movies down South in Regional cinemas of Tamil, Kannada, and Telegu.
She started dating her co-actor Vijaykumar and soon got married to him. The couple blessed with three gorgeous daughters.
Manjula died in her hometown in 23 July 2013. It was reported that a stomach injury caused her death.
FAQs About Vanitha Vijayakumar Family
Q. Who is Vanitha Vijayakumar’s father?
Vanitha Vijayakamar’s father, Vijayakumar, is a renowned Indian actor.
Q. Who is Vanitha Vijayakumar’s mother?
Manjula is Vanitha Vijayakumar’s mother. She was also an actress.
Q. Why is Vanitha separated from her family?
Vanitha separated from her family over a dispute on property and house.
Q. What happened between Vanitha Vijayakumar and her dad?
Vanitha rented her family house to shoot the film, which later on, she refused to leave. Her father lodged a case against her on this. She accused her father exploited her mother, and her mother also died because of her father’s torture.
Q. Is Vanitha Vijayakumar, daughter of Vijayakumar?
Yes, Vanitha is the daughter of Vijayakumar.
Q. Is Vanitha Arun Vijay’s sister?
Yes, Vanitha Vijayakumar is Arun Vijay’s step-sister.
Q. Who is Manjula’s daughter?
Manjula had three daughters; Vanitha, Sridevi, and Preetha. Three of them are related to the showbiz industry.
Q. Is Manjula Vijayakumar dead?
Yes, Manujla Vijayakumar died on 23rd July 2013, in Chennai.
This article was last updated in December 2023.