Vega Tamotia

Vega Tamotia

 Saroja (2008)

About Me

Vega Tamotia was brought up in Sydney, Australia. She completed her education in Economics from the  University of New South Wales and then attended Indian Institute of Management Bangalore as part of an exchange programme. Vega participated in theatre plays throughout her childhood and school. After having completed her education, she pursued professional theatre in Mumbai, when Swanand Kirkire met her and cast her as the female lead in his Hindi musical Aao Saathi Sapna Dekhein, for which she along with the rest of the cast was awarded the META for Best Ensemble in 2009.

she got the opportunity to meet Venkat Prabhu and T. Siva, director and producer of the 2008 Tamil film Saroja, who, impressed of her acting and attitude, immediately decided to cast her in the film in the title role, by what she stepped into the Indian film industry. The film was critically acclaimed and went on to become successful at the box office. Subsequently she was selected by prominent film maker Sasikumar to feature in his next production, Pasanga, after he had seen her portfolio. She made her debut in Hindi films with the small budget coming-to age story of for girl with Aamras, though the film went unnoticed. In 2009, she appeared in a Telugu language film, Happy Happy Gaa with Varun Sandesh and Saranya Mohan, which won good reviews by critics. Her other film in the post-production stage is Chittagong, a period film based on the Chittagong armoury raid of 1930. The film features her in the historical character of Pritilata Waddedar, a freedom fighter and was premiered in film festivals before a commercial release on 12 October 2012. Vega's new film Amit Sahni Ki List is opposite Vir Das.