Maheswari Chanakyan Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Profession: Actress And Video Jockey Age: 34 Years Mother: Devira Murthy

Stage Name V.J. Maheswari [1]The Times of India
Real name Devi Maheswari [2]Devi Ramurthy – Instagram
Nickname Mahi[3]Maheswari Chanakyan – Facebook
Profession • Actress
• Video Jockey
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 162 cm
in meters– 1.62 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 3”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Debut Film (Tamil): Kuyil (2010)

TV (Tamil): Asatha Povathu Yaaru? (2010)

Personal Life
Date of Birth [4]Maheswari Chanakyan 18 July 1988 (Monday)
Age (as of 2022) 34 Years
Birthplace Chennai, India
Zodiac sign Cancer
Nationality India
Hometown Chennai, India
School [5]Facebook – Maheswari Chanakyan Adarsh Vidyalaya, Chennai
College/University [6]News18 University of Madras, Chennai
Educational Qualification [7]News18 She is a graduate.
Religion Hinduism [8]Maheswari Chanakyan – Instagram
Food Habit Non-vegetarian [9]Maheswari Chanakyan – Instagram
Tattoo She has tattooed the word “forever mine” and her son’s name (Aarav) on her right forearm.
Relationships & More
Marital Status Separated
Affairs/Boyfriends N/A
Marriage Year 2005
Husband/Spouse Chanakyan (In 2010, Maheswari Chanakyan and her husband got separated)
Children Son– Keshav

Daughter– None

Parents Father– Name not known
Mother– Devira Murthy

Some Lesser Known Facts About Maheswari Chanakyan

  • Maheswari Chanakyan is an Indian actress and video jockey who primarily works in the Tamil entertainment industry. In 2022, she came into the limelight after participating in Star Vijay’s reality show Big Boss Tamil Season 6.
    Maheswari Chanakyan in Star Vijay’s reality show Big Boss Tamil Season 6
  • At the age of 17, Maheswari got married to Chanakyan; however, after a few years of marriage, they started seeing problems in their marriage, following which they filed for a divorce in 2010. In an interview, in 2022, she revealed the reason behind her divorce and said that she was physically and mentally tortured by her husband and in-laws. She quoted,
    Her husband and his family tortured her mentally and physically and ordered her not to do anchoring or acting because the family name would be tarnished. [10]News 18
  • After her divorce from Chanakyan, she took custody of her son Keshav with mutual consent. In an interview, Maheswari talked about her personal life and said that she never thought about a second marriage. Further, she added that she wants to raise her son as a single parent. She quoted,
    In that, my first marriage ended in divorce due to some reasons. Then I never thought about second marriage. I don’t want to rely on anyone, my boy, my mother, and my work is the only thing I am focusing on right now. I could not choose a partner who understands me and accepts my boy. This makes me afraid that the second married life will be okay. [11]The Times of India

    Maheswari Chanakyan with her son

  • At the age of 22, Maheswari Chankyan started working in the Tamil entertainment industry.
  • In 2010, Maheswari made her acting debut with the Tamil film Kuyii in which she played the supporting role of Kuyii. In the same year, she appeared in the Tamil film Mandhira Punnagai.
  • Subsequently, Maheswari has appeared in various Tamil films like Chennai 600028 II (2016), Pyaar Prema Kaadhal (2018), Writer (2021), and Vishamakaran (2022).
  • In 2022, she worked in the Tamil film Vikram alongside Vijay Sethupathi and Kamal Hassan. In an interview, she talked about the film and said,
    I got a call from Kamal’s sir office telling me about the film. I thought it was a prank call and kept listening. However, I realised that they were indeed interested in having me as part of the film. They checked for my dates and asked me to directly come for the shoot. There was no audition or character narration. Once I went to the set, I got to know about my role.” [12]The Times of India
  • In 2010, she made her television debut with the Tamil-language stand-up comedy reality show ‘AsathaPovathu Yaaru?’ In 2013, she worked in a Tamil television show Puthu Kavithai in which she played the role of Kavya.
  • Maheswari Chankyan appeared as a host in various Tamil reality shows like Isai Aruvi (2015), Athirshtalaskhmi (2015), Comedy Khiladis (2018), and Petta Rap (2018).
    Maheswari Chanakyan (right) in Comedy Khiladis (2018)
  • In an interview with a media source, Maheswari Chankyan said that she wanted to quit working in TV serials. She quoted,
    I don’t want to do serials anymore as it has become monotonous like a 9-to-5 job. Now, I have plans to take up some good roles in films.” [13]The Times of India
  • Maheshwari Chanakyan consumes alcohol and is often spotted consuming alcohol on various occasions.
    Maheswari Chanakyan posing with a glass of wine


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↑1, ↑12 The Times of India
↑2 Devi Ramurthy – Instagram
↑3 Maheswari Chanakyan – Facebook
↑4 Maheswari Chanakyan
↑5 Facebook – Maheswari Chanakyan
↑6, ↑7 News18
↑8 Maheswari Chanakyan – Instagram
↑9 Maheswari Chanakyan – Instagram
↑10 News 18
↑11 The Times of India
↑13 The Times of India