VJ Archana is an Indian model, actress, video jockey, and social media influencer. She is known for playing the role of ‘Archana’ in the Tamil TV serial Raja Rani 2. In 2023, she appeared as a wild card contestant in season 7 of the reality TV show Bigg Boss Tamil.
VJ Archana was born on Wednesday, 12 November 1997 (age 26 years; as of 2023) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
She did her schooling at Prince Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Madipakkam. She attended Agni College of Technology in Thalambur, Tamil Nadu, to pursue Electronics and Communication Engineering. VJ Archana – Instagram VJ Archana – Facebook
Growing up, Archana admired many TV personalities and wanted to become like them. During her high school days, she used to pretend to be a show host and record her act using her father’s digital camera. While in college, Archana actively performed on stage and was praised for her performances.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Weight (approx.): 55 Kg
Hair Colour: Brown
Eye Colour: Brown
Figure Measurements (approx.): 32-28-34
Parents & Siblings
VJ Archana’s father’s name is S. Ravichandran. Her mother’s name is Jayanthi Ravichandran. She has a younger sister named Akshaya Ravichandran.
She is unmarried.
VJ Archana started her career as an anchor at Aditya TV, which is a part of SUN Network. She then associated with Vijay Television. She made her television debut in 2020 with the Tamil TV serial Raja Rani 2 in which she played the role of Archana. The serial aired on Star Vijay and also streamed on Disney+ Hotstar.
In the same year, she appeared in the Tamil short film Kanave. In 2021, she participated in the Tamil reality TV show ‘Murattu Singles Manmadhan’ along with Yashika Anand and Lallu. She then appeared in the Tamil web series Enaku Kalyana Vayasu Vanthuduchu (2021).
She made her Tamil film debut in 2023 with the horror/thriller film Demonte Colony 2 in which she played the role of Arulnithi’s sister.
In the same year, she appeared in the Tamil web series Aval Ennaval. On 29 October 2023, she entered the house of the reality TV show Bigg Boss Tamil season 7 as a wild card contestant. The show aired on Star Vijay and also streamed on Disney+ Hotstar.
She emerged as the winner of the show on 14 January 2024. She became the first wild card contestant to win the show in the history of Bigg Boss Tamil. Archana was awarded a trophy and a prize money of Rs. 50 lakh.
She has been featured in the music videos of various Tamil songs including Dhamma Thundu, and Imaigalo.
As a model, Archana has appeared in fashion photoshoots for various brands. She has also been featured in various print advertisements.
In 2023, she was featured in the TV commercial of TamilShaadi.Com. She has endorsed various fashion, lifestyle, health, and beauty brands like Daniel Wellington Watches, Atulya, Vilvah, PIEL POTION, Swiss Perfumes-Chennai, and Aara Organics.
She also owns a YouTube channel and has received a Silver Play Button for her channel.
In 2021, she received the Emerging Television Star Award by She India.
VJ Archana owns a Toyota Urban Cruiser car.
- Colour: Red
- Beverage: Coffee
- Attire: Saree
- Quote: “Be a fiercely independent, self-sufficient, utterly charming, type of woman.”
- VJ Archana loves travelling and doing adventure sports in her leisure time.
- She is trained in Carnatic music for around 10 years. She is also a self-learnt dancer.
- An animal lover, Archana keeps posting pictures of various animals on her social media accounts. She also has a pet dog named Marvel.
- In an Instagram post, Archana shared that she was often trolled and bullied by her college mates as she used to volunteer to organise every event that was held in her college.