Dhanya Marie Varghese is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in Malayalam film and television industry. She is also an acclaimed model and dancer. She is an alumnus of Kalabhavan, a performing arts institute in Cochin.
Dhanya Marie Varghese was born on Tuesday, 17 September 1985.age 36 years; by 2022) in Idayar, Kootattukulam near Muvattupuzha, Kerala, India. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. She attended Little Flower Girls High School, Vadakara, St. Joseph’s Higher Secondary School, Piravam and MKM Higher Secondary School, Piravam for her schooling. Later, she obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from St. Teresa’s College, Kochi.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Weight (approx): 60 kg
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: black
Body Measurements (Approximately): 34-28-34
parents and siblings
His father’s name is VP Varghese and mother’s name is Sheeba Varghese. She has a younger brother named Dixon Paul Varghese who is a station master in Southern Railway.
husband and children
Dhanya Marie Varghese married John Jacob on 9 January 2012.
John Kairali is a contestant and winner of the show Tharolswam aired on the channel. The couple has a son named Johan, who was born on 13 July 2013.
Dhanya Marie Varghese started working in films as a junior artist and background dancer. In 2003, she first appeared as a background dancer in the song Thottuvilichlo from the movie Swapnam Kondu Thulabharam. She made her acting debut in 2006 with the Tamil film Thirudi. Her first Malayalam film as a lead actress was Nanma, which was released in 2007 and directed by Sarath Chandran Wayanad. She then appeared in the film Thalappavu in 2008 and her role in the film was highly appreciated by the critics. Later, he acted in several Malayalam films such as Vairam: Fight for Justice, Kerala Cafe, Thirudi, Veeram Iramam and Nayakan.
In 2009, the award ceremony titled “Vanitha Asianet-Film Awards 2009” was hosted by Dhanya Marie Varghese as one of its anchors. Later, she was seen in several Malayalam music albums as a model.
The Malayalam music reality show ‘Idea Star Singer on Asianet’ was judged by Dhanya Marie Varghese in 2010.
Dhanya Marie Varghese appeared in several daily soap operas such as Dhanya in Vishu, Vanitha, Kali Gandaki, Food Steps and Comedy Stars. As a model, she appeared in several television commercials for renowned brands such as Optic World, Asian Paints, Samson & Sons Lifestyle, Max Fashion Onam and Vicks VapoRub.
Awards, Honors, Achievements
in 2012, Dhanya Marie Varghese was the winner of Kerala Film Critics Association Awards. In 2019, she won the Asianet Television Awards 2019 – Best Star Pairing opposite Anoop Krishnan in the television serial Sita Kalyanam.
Facts / Trivia
- Dhanya Marie remains quite active on various social media platforms. He is followed by more than 42.6k people on Instagram. She regularly posts her pictures and dancing videos on Facebook.
- In 2012, soon after her marriage to John Jacob, Dhanya Marie Varghese stopped working in the Malayalam film and television industry. In 2017, he again started working in Malayalam television shows.
- In 2016, Dhanya Marie Varghese and her husband were arrested by the District Crime Branch in Thiruvananthapuram in a 130-crore real estate fraud case accusing them of paying large sums of money to people on the pretext of building a flat in Kochi. Her brother-in-law, Samson and father-in-law owned this real estate and construction business. In an interview given to a media house, Dhanya Marie Varghese told that at the time of crisis, she was thinking of committing suicide to get away from the situation. he told,
God bless me and John to be together. Then we will pray well. Problems come at unexpected times. We were really alone. Truly, it is a blessing to experience that state. Because we will be stronger. Think about how to deal with it. How does it look on people’s faces after its release tomorrow? That’s what I faced. This is not to say that he never thought of suicide even for a moment. We both thought about moving away.”
- Dhanya Marie Varghese is a fitness addict. On various social media platforms, she regularly posts pictures and videos of her workout sessions.
- In 2019, an adventure reality show ‘Bhayam’ was won by Dhanya Marie Varghese.
- In 2022, Dhanya Marie Varghese appeared in Malayalam Bigg Boss Season 4 as one of its contestants.