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Bigg Boss Tamil Season 2 Contestant Mamathi Chari Biography

From RJ to Television Host to Bigg Boss Tamil Contestant

Mamathi Chari: The Multifaceted Journey of a Tamil Television Icon

Mamathi Chari

Mamathi Chari, a renowned Indian radio jockey, television personality, and actress, has left an indelible mark on the Tamil entertainment industry. Known for her captivating presence on television shows like “Vanakkam Tamizha” and her acting prowess in “Vani Rani,” Mamathi’s career has been diverse and impactful. Let’s delve into the life and journey of this versatile icon.

Early Life and Education

Born on 21st December 1978 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Mamathi Chari’s early life was marked by academic excellence. She attended the Sacred Heart Matriculation Higher Secondary School and later pursued a degree in Medicine from I.P Pavlov. Her educational background in medicine laid a strong foundation for her future endeavors.

Transition to the Entertainment Industry

Mamathi’s foray into the entertainment industry began with her role as an anchor for Raj TV. She then ventured into the realm of radio as an RJ for Big FM’s “Big Vanakkam” in 2007. Her charming voice and engaging style endeared her to the audience, paving the way for her transition to television hosting.

Television Stardom: Vani Rani and Vanakkam Tamizha

In 2013, Mamathi made her acting debut in the popular soap opera “Vani Rani,” aired on Sun TV. Her portrayal of dual roles as Kokila Saaminathan and Jessie, both antagonist characters, showcased her acting versatility. The show garnered immense popularity, and Mamathi became a household name.

Following her success in “Vani Rani,” Mamathi took on the role of a radio jockey on the television show “Vanakkam Tamizha,” also broadcasted on Sun TV. Her vibrant personality and knack for connecting with the audience made her a beloved figure in the Tamil television landscape.

Bigg Boss Tamil Season 2 Journey

In 2018, Mamathi Chari ventured into the world of reality television by participating as a contestant in Bigg Boss Tamil Season 2, hosted by Kamal Haasan. Her time in the Bigg Boss house was marked by her candid demeanor and spirited interactions with fellow contestants. Despite her eviction on day 14 of the show, Mamathi’s presence left a lasting impact on viewers.

Web Series and Recent Ventures

After her stint on Bigg Boss Tamil, Mamathi continued to explore diverse roles in the entertainment industry. In 2020, she appeared in the mini web series “Time Enna Boss!?” on Amazon Prime Video, showcasing her comedic timing and acting prowess.

Return to the Limelight: Thunivu and Beyond

In 2022, Mamathi Chari announced her return to the entertainment industry after a two-year hiatus. She was cast in a supporting role in the upcoming film “Thunivu,” alongside acclaimed actors Ajith Kumar and Manju Warrier. This marks her comeback to the big screen, promising audiences another glimpse of her talent.

Mamathi Chari’s Filmography


  • 2023: Thunivu as Channel Head
  • 2023: Kolai as Doctor

Web Series

  • 2020: Time Enna Boss!? as House Owner on Amazon Prime Video

Television Shows

  • 2001: Nee Naan Aval on Star Vijay
  • 2004: Hello Thamizha as Host on Star Vijay
  • 2013-2017: Vani Rani as Kokila Saaminathan / Jessie on Sun TV
  • 2017: Vanakkam Tamizha as Host on Sun TV
  • 2018: Bigg Boss Tamil Season 2 as Contestant on Star Vijay (Evicted Day 15)


Mamathi Chari’s career in the Tamil entertainment industry is a testament to her versatility and talent. From her impactful roles in “Vani Rani” to her spirited presence in Bigg Boss Tamil Season 2, she has captivated audiences with her charm and acting prowess. As she prepares for her comeback in the film “Thunivu,” fans eagerly await to witness more of Mamathi’s dynamic performances.

Name: Mamathi Chari

Other Name: Mamathi

Evicted: Bigg Boss Tamil Season 2 – Evicted on Day 15

Season Host: Kamal Haasan 

Network: Star Vijay

Number of Days: 105

Number of Contestants: 17

Premier Date: 17 June 2018

Prize Money:

Other Prizes (if any):

Date of Birth (DOB): December 21, 1978

Birth Place: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Settled Place: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Profession/Occupation: Radio Jockey, Television Personality and Actress

Education: Graduated Medicine



Spouse: Divorced






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