Malavika Avinash was born on 28th January 1976 in Chennai,Tamil Nadu, India. She is an Indian Film Actress, Television Actress, Television Personality, Television Presenter, Dancer, Writer & Politician and who work mostly in Kannada and Tamil language films. She is best known for hosting Kannada television show Baduku Jataka Bandi.
Malavika was born to Savithri and N. Ganesan. She complete her LLB degree from Bangalore University. Malavika's started her Bharatanatyam training at the age of five. She took her initial lessons in dancing under Prof. MR. Krishnamurthy, after which she took her training under Padmashri Leela Samson in Delhi.
She started her acting career with the Kannada film Krishna avatar in 1988. She made her small screen debut with the Kannada television series Mayamruga. This soap opera made her a well-known celeb and her performance was among the most memorable ones. Her role of Nanjamma in the Kannada television series titled, Grihabhanga was her best performance as an actress. Apart from Kannada, she has acted in Tamil and Malayalam film and television industry as well
Apart from being a highly successful Actress, She is also a politician. Malavika Avinash joined Bharatiya Janata Party and was appointed as one of its co-spokespersons in 2014.