Alekhya Harika is an Indian actress and a YouTube star who mainly works in the Telugu film industry. She is best known for her comedy web series, “Dhethadi.” She is one of the contestants of the reality TV show, “Bigg Boss Telugu 4.”
Alekhya Harika was born on Tuesday, 9 September 1997 (age 23 years; as in 2020) in Hyderabad. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.
Alekhya developed a great interest in dance at a very young age. She did her BBA from St Ann’s College, Mehdipatnam. After completing her graduation, Alekhya started working at Amazon Development Center in Hyderabad. In 2018, Harika left Amazon; as she wanted to make a career in dance.
Subsequently, one of her friends discovered her talent and introduced her to the owners of Tamada Productions. At Tamada Productions, Alekhya got a chance to work in a comedy series.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Family & Caste
Parents & Siblings
Not much is known about her mother. She has an elder brother, Vamshi Karthik.
Alekhya started her career as an actress in 2018 by featuring in the short film, “Viva.” She, then, featured in Tamada Media’s web series, “Chitram Vichitram.” Next, she bagged a lead role in a web series of the YouTube channel, “Dhethadi.” The series was a huge hit and earned Alekhya popularity. Subsequently, she appeared in the YouTube video, “Frustrated Telangana Pilla” which received more than 1.8 million views.
In 2019, Alekhya featured in the Tamil film, “Adithya Varma.” In 2020, she appeared as a contestant on the game reality show, “Bigg Boss Telugu 4.”
- Her hobbies include reading, travelling, and playing the guitar.
- Alekhya was good at dance since childhood and always desired to become a choreographer.
- Alekhya draws her inspiration from her mother.
- She is an avid dog lover and keeps sharing her pictures with dogs on her Instagram account.
- Alekhya has got a “Maa” tattoo inked on her left wrist.
- Her friend and family fondly call her Jerry and Bangaru Thalli.
- Alekhya has more than 408K followers on her Instagram account.
- Harika’s entry into YouTube videos happened by chance. She shared during an interview that once when she was chilling with her friends, one of them suggested her to try her luck in short films. On her friend’s advice, Alekhya auditioned for a short film and got selected to play a role in YouTube channel, “Dethadi’s” web series.
- While sharing her first experience of shooting, Harika said,
The moment, the director said, ‘Roll Action Camera, I just stood and watched the opposite person. I didn’t know what to do when they said that’, I was petrified when I started the shoot. It was only with the support and encouragement of my mother that I became the star today.”
- Alekhya played the role of a nurse in the Tamil film, ” Aditya Varma.” While talking about her role in the film, Alekhya said,
Though, it was a small role I was very happy with it. I have been rejected in some films here because of my height. But those from the Tamil film Industry people are cool. They don’t have any problem with my height. I didn’t use make up in the shoot also.”