Interview with Chaithra Rai (@chaithrarai17)


Thank you so much for joining us! Can you tell us a story about what brought you to this specific career path? 

I love acting and it’s my passion. During my final year of Hotel management got an opportunity to act in Kannada Tv serial, thereafter acted in Kannada movie “Jamboo Savari” and many Kannada serials (Radha Kalyana, Kusumanjali, Bannada Buguri, Bombe atavayaa, etc.). Radha Kalyana was a super hit and the negative shade of Vishaka character made me a career path. Thereafter I got many opportunities in the Telugu Tv industry my first Telugu Tv serial was “Ashta chemma” for Star Maa and got Many awards. In Telugu I have worked for all 4 Tv channels Star Maa, Zee Telugu, Gemini, and Etv Telugu. My super hit serials are Ashta chemma, Manasuna Manasai (Star maa), That is Mahalakshmi (Zee Telugu), Okariki Okaru (Etv Telugu), Attho Attama Kuthro (Gemini) and currently ongoing serial is “Atharintlo Akka Chellelu” as a dual role for Zee Telugu channel. Now I have been a professional Actor for almost 9 Years.

Can you share the most interesting story that happened to you since you started doing this? 

As I never forget the moment I got Bulithera award for best Actress Telugu 2 times during 2016 & 2019. Best Preyasi Award for “Radha Kalyana” (Zee Kannada), Best Negative role and Best Daughter in law for “Ashta Chemma” (Star Maa), Best pair for “That is Mahalakshmi” (Zee Telugu) and Last year got best Chemistry couple for “Attarintlo Akka Chellelu” (Zee Telugu).

Which tips would you recommend to your colleagues in your industry to help them to thrive and not “burn out”? 

We have to work hard and love what we are doing the role we take and we live on that.

None of us are able to achieve success without some help along the way. Is there a particular person who you are grateful towards who helped get you to where you are? Can you share a story? 

Support of family, Mom, Dad they gave me huge support to reach this position. They always with me in all situations supporting and encouraging me to achieve my goals.

How have you used your success to bring goodness to the world? 

Zee Telugu supports charity, as an actress, I am blessed to support the charity from Zee Telugu and very happy to say I am a part of the Zee family. I will always look for opportunities to help the needs and support charities that make the lives of some people successful career always in that of doing good for the world I do support everyone who does good.

Do you have a favorite “Life Lesson Quote”? Can you share a story of how that was relevant to you in your life? 

“Passion leads to Success”. When one person is passionate about one’s work, never fails in career, we have to MADE for what we do. As an actress my passion never ends up.

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