Avantika Vandanapu is an American personality who is an actress by profession as well as a dancer. She has attained her name and fame with Indian films in the Telugu language, and Tamil language, and finally made her debut with American films.
She has also performed in a few Indian commercials and back in 2021, she starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie called Spin. When she was in her teenage years, she participated in the Zee TV Reality show called Dance India Dance L’il Masters (North America Edition), where she appeared second in position.
Avantika Vandanapu was born in a Telugu family in San Francisco, California on 24th January 2005. Her parents migrated from Hyderabad, Telangana, India to the United States. Avantika began drama and dance lessons at the American Conservatory Theater, fostering her passion for cinema.
Her journey into the film world started in Telugu cinema with her debut in “Brahmotsavam” after immersing herself in drama and dance. Originating from a dance background, she explored opportunities in commercials and various South Indian films.
A turning point arrived when Disney offered her a significant opportunity that could reshape her career. Avantika ventured to India to film “Dance India Dance Lil Masters” in Mumbai, further fueling her love for the art of cinema.
Avantika Vandanapu Career
At the age of 10, Avantika Vandanapu participated in the Dance India Dance L’il Masters Reality show on Zee TV, where she reached second place. After receiving applause and praise from the people in the industry, she entered the Telugu cinema in 2015.
She played the role of Chutki in 14 Reels Entertainment’s Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha in 2016. However, due to a few conflicts because of scheduling, she could not continue with the movie and officially began her debut in Telugu films as a child artist in the film called Brahmotsavam.
Later, she signed a contract with the filmmaker of Premam, where she portrayed the role of the younger version of the character Madonna Sebastian. Back in 2021, she played the lead role of the character called Rhea Kumar in the Disney Channel Original Movie Spin. After signing and performing for the movie Brahmotsavam, she signed for another two movies called “Oxygen” and “Premam”.
Besides, she also acted in a few short films including “Swecha”- the most-watched film of the year 2016, and has also worked on another film called “Praja Hakku”, which was released back in 2017 and for which she won the Best Actress Award. For the film “Praja Hakku” she was nominated for the award show- Chitrapuri Film Festival.
She originally auditioned for the film called Spin when she was around 12 years old but because of certain authenticity reasons, the film was put on hold by the authorities. She did not hear about the movies for around three years and she went back to her routine lifestyle.
One day she received a call from Disney, where she re-auditioned and went through the entire process of selection which took another four months before the final booking. Eventually, she got selected and worked for the movie with a lead role in the film called Spin. The same year, she had her Tamil debut with the movie called Boomika- released in 2021, and another film called Senior Year- released in May 2022.
Avantika Vandanapu Biography
|24 January 2005
|Age (as of 2022)
|Union City, California, United States
|Actress, Singer, Dancer, Model
|in feet inches – 5’ 3” – in Centimeters – 160 cm
|in Kilograms – 49 kg – in Pounds – 108 lbs
|Anupama Reddy Chintala
|Who is her boyfriend?
She is new in the American entertainment industry and is yet to establish connections with different personalities. Although she has become famous for her particular role in the film she is still has a very long way to leave her impression in the industry. For the moment, Avantika is single and doesn’t have a boyfriend.
Avantika Vandanapu Net Worth
It is for sure that the child actress who now turned into an adult English Film actress is earning a good amount of money. She has been in the Telugu Film Industry since her childhood days performing in various commercials and films. Avantika has also debuted with her Tamil film back in 2021 and this year (2022), she has come up with a new film called Senior Year (a Hollywood English movie). She is surely earning a good amount estimated at around $2 million, which is enough to provide her with a luxurious lifestyle.