Dhanya Balakrishna Wiki, Height, Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Dhanya Balakrishna

Dhanya Balakrishna is an Indian actress who has worked in Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada film industry.


Dhanya Balakrishna was born on Sunday, 6 August 1989 (age 34 years; as of 2023) in Bangalore, Karnataka. Her zodiac sign is Leo. She completed her schooling at M.E.S. School, Karnataka. She pursued graduation at Mount Carmel College in Karnataka. Before entering the film industry, she was part of a theatre group, Evam, in Chennai.

Childhood photograph of Dhanya Balakrishna

Childhood photograph of Dhanya Balakrishna

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 5″

Hair Colour: Dark Brown

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Dhanya Balakrishna


Parents & Siblings

Her father, Balakrishna Doreswamy Iyengar is a Sangeet Natak Akademi Award 2021 winner Carnatic musician. However, there is not much information about her mother or siblings.

Dhanya Balakrishna with her father, Balakrishna Doreswamy Iyengar

Dhanya Balakrishna with her father, Balakrishna Doreswamy Iyengar

Dhanya Balakrishna with her mother

Dhanya Balakrishna with her mother

Husband & Children

Reportedly, Dhanya Balakrishna secretly married Balaji Mohan, a director and actor. [1]Times of India



Dhanya made her debut in the film industry as Malathi in a Tamil film, 7 Aum Arivu, released in 2011. She appeared as Rashmi in a bilingual film in Tamil and Telugu, Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi, in 2012. She was in the leading cast of the film Amrutham Chandamamalo (2014), in which played the character of Sanjeevani.

Poster of Dhanya Balakrishna's film Amrutham Chandamamalo

Poster of Dhanya Balakrishna’s film Amrutham Chandamamalo

She made her debut in Malayalam films through a film, Love Action Drama (2019), in which she appeared as Priya. She made her Kannada film debut in Sarvajanikarige Suvarnavakasha, as Janhavi released in 2019. She played the leading role of Swapna in the film Carbon (2022). She worked in the film Undenama in 2023. She appeared in many films like Raja Rani (2013), Raju Gari Gadhi (2015), and Jaya Janaki Nayaka (2017).

Poster of Dhanya Balakrishna's film Carbon

Poster of Dhanya Balakrishna’s film Carbon


She worked in her first Telugu television series, Pilla (2017), on channel Viu. In 2017, she appeared in a Tamil TV series, As I’m Suffering From Kadhal, as Meera on Disney Hotstar. In 2019, she was the main lead in her first Kannada TV series, Rakta Chandanaa, as DSP Janaki Atholi aired on Watcho. She appeared in various TV series like What’s Up Velakkari (2019), Alludu Garu (2021), Loser(2022), and Mad House (2022).

Poster of Dhanya Balakrishna's TV series I'm Suffering From Kadhal

Poster of Dhanya Balakrishna’s TV series I’m Suffering From Kadhal


  • She worked as an associate director for an episode of a TV series, Putham Pudhu Kaalai: Vidiyaadha, which aired on Amazon Prime Video in 2022.
  • She owns a self-titled YouTube channel where she posts videos about her activities and events. She has a base of more than seventy-six thousand subscribers.
  • She loves to explore, and she posts about her travel to new places on her social media.
  • She collaborates and reviews the products of different brands on her Instagram.


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