Veda Archana Sastry, better known by her screen name, Archana, is an Indian film actress, dancer and model, who predominantly appears in Telugu films. During initial days of her career, She appeared in Telugu movies with on-screen name Veda, but later changed it to Archana as it apparently fetched her fame and popularity. Archana is a young talented and beautiful actress of South India who was among contestants in the first season of the controversial and popular reality show Bigg Boss Telugu, hosted by Jr NTR.
Born Veda Archana Sastry on October 8, 1981 in Hyderabad, Telangana State, India, she was raised up in Hyderabad where she did her schooling and college. She is a graduate in B.A. Archana learned dacing since childhood who is also an accomplished Kuchipudi and Kathak dancer. Her mother is also a trained classical dancer with whom she used to perform on stage. Her passion towards dancing earned her film offers; making her debut in 2004 Telugu film Pelli Sambhandam, in an unaccredited role. But, technically her debut film as a lead actress is the 2004 Telugu film Tapana in which she was introduced as Veda.
Take a look at this biography that profiles detailed information about her childhood, acting career, personal life, family life, height, weight, vital stats, achievements, net worth and fun facts.
Veda Archana Sastry
Archana Personal Life
October 8, 1981
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, (now Telangana State), India
Archana did her schooling in her hometown. She holds a degree in B.A. obtained from a reputed institution in Hyderabad.
Indian / Asian
5 ft 4 inches or 163 cm or 1.63 m
58 kg or 128 lbs
36-27-36 ; Bra size – 32B
Archana Family Details
- Colors – White, Black
- Food – Fish, South Indian
- Actors – Kamal Haasan, Nagarjuna, Mahesh Babu, Saif Ali Khan and Brad Pitt
- Actress – Sridevi, Tabu, Trisha and Salma Hayek
- Movies – Kshana Kshanam, Anthapuram, Padaharella Vayasu, Vasantha Kokila
- Restaurant – Fusion 9 and Grill Room in Hyderabad
- Books – The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, The Devil and Miss Prym by Paulo Coelho
- Author – Paulo Coelho
- Outfit – Jeans with Tee
- Holiday Destination – Europe
Archana Professional Statistics
Archana made her acting debut in the 2004 romantic drama Tapana alongside Prabhu Deva. She was introduced as Veda in the film.
Archana is appearing in the television reality show Bigg Boss Telugu, Telugu version of Bigg Boss, hosted by Jr NTR. She has been selected as one of the finalists and we have to wait and see as to who is going to win the title of the first season of Bigg Boss Telugu.
Apart from movies, she has also associated with few brands and products for endorsement and featured in a few Television commercials.
Archana Net worth
Being an young sensational actress of Tollywood, Archana should have made lucrative fortune during her stint in cinema. Her net worth is currently not publicly revealed, however, she should be enjoying great deal of wealth. We’ll update how much she made out from her acting career soon.
Connect with Archana
Facebook – OfficialArchanaShastry
She is not on Twitter and Instagram.
Archana Quick Facts
In 2006, Archana got her break after appearing in a comedy romantic film Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana featuring Siddharth and Trisha Krishnan in the lead roles and directed by Prabhu Deva.
Her performance in the Telugu film Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana fetched her both rave reviews and fame and eventually she got several film offers.
Archana subsequently debuted in all of the South Indian languages, including Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada.
She has appeared in dozens of films in all the four languages, mostly in Telugu films. The actress hasn’t married yet.
Archana is a trained Kuchipudi dancer.