Rhea Chakraborty is making her debut in Kollywood. She will be seen playing the female lead in Sanjay Bharathi’s ‘Dhanusu Raasi Neyargalae’ that has Harish Kalyan as the protagonist.
The director was quoted as saying: “Rhea liked her role and mentioned that this would be a good debut for her in Kollywood. She even told me that she follows Tamil films. I am certain that she will quickly pick up the language, too.”
Rhea started off as a VJ on MTV India. In 2013, she made her Bollywood debut with the film ‘Mere Dad Ki Maruti’ directed by Ashima Chibber. She was born into a Bengali family in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. She did her schooling from Army Public School Ambala Cantt.
Rhea started her television career in 2009 with MTV India’s TVS Scooty Teen Diva where she was the first runner-up. Later on, she auditioned to be a VJ at MTV Delhi and was selected. She has hosted several MTV shows, including Pepsi MTV Wassup, TicTac College Beat and MTV Gone in 60 Seconds.
In 2012 she made her film debut with the Telugu film ‘Tuneega Tuneega’ where she played the character Nidhi. In 2013 she debuted in Bollywood with ‘Mere Dad Ki Maruti’ as Jasleen. In 2014 she played the character of Sonali in ‘Sonali Cable’.