V. J. Chitra

V. J. Chitra
Born(1992-05-02)2 May 1992
Chennai, India
Died9 December 2020(2020-12-09) (aged 28)
  • Actress
  • television presenter
Years active2013–2020
Spouse(s)Hemanth (m. 2020)

Chitra Kamaraj (2 May 1992 – 9 December 2020) better known as V. J. Chitra or Chithu, was an Indian television actress and anchor.[1] She rose to fame with her role in the Tamil soap opera Pandian Stores. Chitra was found dead on 9 December 2020, allegedly having committed suicide.

Personal life

Chitra Kamaraj was born on 2 May 1992 in Chennai. Before becoming a full-time actor, she was a television host.[2] She got engaged to Hemanth, a businessman, in August 2020.[3] They married in December.[4]

Chitra was found dead at a hotel room in Chennai’s Nazrathpet on 9 December 2020.[5] The suspected cause of death was suicide.[6] On 15 December, the police arrested Hemanth for abetting her suicide.[7]



Year Title Role Channel Language
2013 Sattam Solvathu Enna? Anchor Makkal TV Tamil
2014 Nodiku Nodi Athiradi Anchor Makkal TV Tamil
2014 Oor Suthalaam Vaanga Anchor Makkal TV Tamil
2014 Mannan Magal Vishali Jaya TV Tamil
2012 Vilayadu Vaagai Soodu Anchor Makkal TV Tamil
2014 En Samayal Araiyil Anchor Makkal TV Tamil
2014 Ossthi Comedy Kusthi (Comedy Mega Show) Anchor Raadan Tamil
2014–18 Chinna Papa Periya Papa Periya Papa Sun TV Tamil
2014 Ring O Ring contestant Vendhar TV Tamil
2015 Saa boo thri (season 2) Anchor "VendharTV" Tamil
2015 Jill Jung Juk Anchor VendharTV Tamil
2013–16 Saravanan Meenatchi (season 2) Kalaiyarasi (Vettaiyan's friend) Star Vijay Tamil

Aaha Maamiyar Oho Marumagal

Co-Anchor Zee Tamil Tamil
2016–17 Darling Darling Anitha (Honey;Vicky's wife) Zee Tamil Tamil
2016–17 Dance Jodi Dance contestant Zee Tamizh Tamil
2016–17 Nanbenda contestant Zee Tamizh Tamil
2017 Saravanan Meenatchi (season 3) ghost (special appearance) Star Vijay Tamil
2017 Zee Dance League contestant Zee Tamizh Tamil
2017–2018 Anjarai petty Host Zee Tamizh Tamil
2018 Velunachi[8] Velunachi Colors Tamil Tamil
2018–2019 Jodi fun unlimited 1st Runnerup with Kumaran Star Vijay Tamil
2018–2020 Pandian Stores[9] Mullai Star Vijay Tamil
2019 Raja Rani Guest Appearance as Mullai on Pongal Episode-429-430 Star Vijay Tamil
2019 Vasool vettai Anchor Star vijay Tamil

2016 e Tamil


Year Title Role Language
2021 Calls[10] TBA Tamil


  1. ^ "Velunachi to go off-air soon". The Times of India. 24 July 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Who is VJ Chitra? All you need to know about Tamil TV actress who committed suicide". The Free Press Journal. 9 December 2020. Retrieved 13 December 2020.
  3. ^ "TV actress Chithu is engaged to a businessman". The Times of India. 26 August 2020. Retrieved 13 December 2020.
  4. ^ Chellappan, Kumar (13 December 2020). "Suicide by actresses raises safety concerns in South Indian film industry". The Pioneer. Retrieved 13 December 2020.
  5. ^ "Popular TV actor and host VJ Chitra found dead in Chennai hotel room". The News Minute. 9 December 2020. Retrieved 9 December 2020.
  6. ^ Selvaraj, A; Kannan, Sindhu (9 December 2020). "Tamil TV actress V J Chitra suicide: Police questioning her fiancé". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 December 2020.
  7. ^ "Chitra's husband Hemanth arrested". The Indian Express. 15 December 2020. Retrieved 15 December 2020.
  8. ^ "Velunachi fame Chithra has a hidden talent; Watch the video". The Times of India. 4 September 2018. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  9. ^ "Pandian Stores crosses 200 episodes milestone". The Times of India. 10 July 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  10. ^ Sreedhar Pillai [@sri50] (13 December 2020). "Here is the late #VJChitra's First kollywood Movie #Calls soon on big screen. #Chitra #CallsFirstLook @sabarish14ip @spp_media @PRO_Priya" (Tweet) – via Twitter.


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