Ramya (aka Divya Spandana) Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Height: 5' 3"
Hometown: Bangalore
Age: 41 Years


Real NameDivya Spandana
Nickname(s)Ramya, Mari, Golden Girl of Kannada cinema, Sandalwood Queen
Profession(s)Indian Actress & former Politician
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 161 cm
in meters- 1.61 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 3"
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 58 Kg
in Pounds- 128 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)35-28-36
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career (Actor)
DebutKannada Film: Abhi (2003)
Ramya debut film Abhi
PartyIndian National Congress (2012-2019)
Logo of Indian National Congress
Political Journey• In 2012, she joined the Indian National Congress.
• In 2013, she became a Member of Parliament from the Mandya constituency in Karnataka by winning a by-election.
• She lost the Mandya seat in the 2014 general elections; she lost her seat to C. S. Puttaraju by a margin of 5,500 votes.
• In May 2017, she became the national head of Congress's digital team and handled INC's social media wing.
• She quit politics after the Congress party lost in the 2019 general elections. [1]India Today
Political MentorS M Krishna
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 November 1982 (Monday)
Age (as of 2023)41 Years
BirthplaceBangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac signSagittarius
HometownBangalore, Karnataka, India
SchoolSt. Hilda's school, Ooty, Tamilnadu
Sacred Heart School (Church Park), Chennai, Tamil Nadu
CollegeSt. Joseph's College of Commerce, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
FamilyFather- Late R. T. Narayan (politician)
Ramya with her mother
Mother- Ranjitha Ramya (politician)
Ramya with her mother
HobbiesCooking, Dancing, Listening to music
Controversies• In 2013, she attracted controversy when she filed an FIR against a photojournalist for taking her pictures without her permission.
• In August 2016, she was charged with sedition after saying Pakistan was not hell.
FoodMasala Dosa, Nutella, Liquid Jaggery
PoliticianRahul Gandhi
Colour(s)Green, Black
Director Yogaraj Bhat
Travel Destination(s) Ooty, Kerala, Australia
Actor(s)Cheeranjeevi, Shah Rukh Khan
ActressesSridevi, Shobana, Soundarya
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusNot Known
Affairs/BoyfriendsRaphael, Swiss-German businessman (2011)
Ramya with her boyfriend
HusbandNot Known


Some Lesser Known Facts About Ramya

  • Her parents hail from the district of Mandya in the Indian State of Karnataka.
  • She was very close to her foster father, R.T. Narayan, who addressed her as Mari (little one) and she called him Gundappa.
  • Ramya has acted in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu films.
  • She appeared in a short film- Prarambh by Meera Nair which was based on AIDS awareness.
  • Due to her more than 90% success rate in the Kannada Cinema, she is referred as the Golden Girl of Kannada Cinema.
  • Due to her popularity in the Kannada Cinema, she is also referred as the Queen of Sandalwood.
  • She has been the Brand Ambassador of IPL team- Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Ramya Brand Ambassador
  • In 2005, she became popular in the Kannada Cinema after her performances in the films- Gowramma, Aakash and Amrithadhare which were major box-office successes.
  • Ramya was awarded twice with Filmfare Best Actress for her roles in Tananam Tananam in 2006 & Sanju Weds Geetha in 2011.
  • She entered politics in 2011 after becoming a member of the Indian National Congress (INC).
  • In a by-election in 2013, she was elected a Member of Parliament from Mandya Constituency in Karnataka.
  • She appeared in a tele serial- Ashwini Nakshatra in 2013.
  • In March 2023, she appeared on Weekend with Ramesh Season 5 in which she revealed how it was difficult for her to deal with her father’s demise. On the show, the actress said that she had even contemplated suicide after her father’s death and credited Rahul Gandhi for providing emotional support. She said,

    My mother is the biggest influence in my life, next is my father and third is Rahul Gandhi. When I lost my father, I had hit rock bottom. I did contemplate ending my life. I had become a recluse. I had also lost the election. It was a period of grief. During that time, Rahul Gandhi helped me and supported me emotionally too.” [2]India Today