Vani Bhojan is an Indian actress who works in Tamil-language television and Tamil and Telugu cinema.
Bhojan was born on 28 October 1988 in Ooty, Nilgiri District, Tamil Nadu to a Badaga family. She did her Schooling in Boarding School, Ooty and Completed her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature in Government Arts College, Stone House Hill, Ooty. Bhojan’s father is a wildlife photographer. Bhojan began her working career as an air hostess with Kingfisher Airlines and then IndiGo, while simultaneously studying for a degree in English Literature through a correspondence program. She then attempted to take on a managerial role at SpiceJet but was eventually not permitted to join as she had not completed her degree, and was subsequently left jobless. Bhojan then received an opportunity to work as a model in an advertisement for The Chennai Silks, which led to her receiving acting offers.
Her first appearance as an actress was in 2010, in a minor role in the Tamil horror film Orr Eravuu. In 2012 she appeared in a supporting role in the Tamil film Adigaram 79. Later she debuted in serial Vijay TV’s Aaha and Jaya TV’s Maya. She played the lead role in this serial. In 2013, she was cast in the Sun TV serial Deivamagal in the leading role. She played Sathya Priya opposite Krishna. The success of this serial gained her several accolades including the Galatta Nakshatra Award, Sun Kudumbam Viruthugal and Tamil Nadu State Award for Best Actress. This serial’s success helped her to act in Tamil and Telugu films. She was also seen in Lakshmi Vanthachu directed by Suresh Krissna and V. Sathasivam on Zee Tamil, where she played three characters, Nandhini, Lakshmi and Jhansi. She broke from television from the success of Deivamagal and to work in film, later she signed numerous films.
In 2017, she was seen in the Telugu film Prema. After having completed Deivamagal and Lakshmi Vanthachu, she appeared as a judge in Asathal Chutties on Sun TV and Kings of Comedy Juniors 2 on Vijay TV along with Robo Shankar and Erode Mahesh. In May 2018, Bhojan announced her debut in N4 and said it will be directed by Lokesh Kumar. However, in the middle of 2019 citing date issues, she stepped out of the film. Consequently, her first appearance in a lead role was in 2019, in the Telugu film Meeku Maathrame Cheptha along with Tharun Bhascker. The film was a commercial success. In 2020, she debuted in Tamil film Oh My Kadavule opposite Ashok Selvan, which was a big success at the box office in 2020 and she Nominated Siima for Best Supporting Actress and Won JFW Awards for Best Supporting Actress 2021. In the same year, she appeared as the lead in the Crime thriller film Lock Up along with Vaibhav Reddy, due to Covid-19 film released on Zee5 and the Tamil web series Triples opposite to Jai released on Hotstar.
In 2021, she again pair up with Vaibhav Reddy in the ZEE5 film Malaysia to Amnesia. In September, She acted in Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum produced by Suriya’s 2D Entertainment, Which is released in Amazon Prime and she acted as a journalist in this movie.
In 2022, Bhojan was confirmed to film Mahaan with her role reported to be Vikram’s love interest; however her scenes did not make the final cut. Film directed by Karthik Subbaraj. Other films that she is working on include Anees’s Pagaivanuku Arulvai, Barani Sekaran’s Thaazh Thiravaa, Karthik Chowdary’s Paayum Oli Nee Yenakku, and Mark Joel’s Casino. She is also working on an untitled film co-starring Vidharth, and an untitled film co-starring Bharath. She started filming Oor Kuruvi with Kavin under Rowdy Pictures production, this is a village based film. She signed two Web Series with Arya and Arun Vijay