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Chaithra Rai
Born 29 March
Coorg, Karnataka, India
Nationality Indian
Citizenship India
Education Bachelor of Hotel Management
Occupation Actress
Known for Role as Vishaka in the soap opera Radha Kalyana
Spouse(s) Mr. Prasanna Shetty
  • Mr.B.D Vasu Rai (father)
  • Mrs. Gulabi Rai (mother)
  • Best Actress (Star Parivar award)
  • Zee telugu Best Debut (Zee Kutumbam Award)
  • Best Actress (Zee Kutumbam Award)

Chaithra Rai (born March 29) is an Indian television actress. She works for Telugu and Kannada Industries. She is known for her role as Vishaka in the soap opera Radha Kalyana which was on the Zee Kannada channel in the Kannada television industry. In the Telugu Television industry, she is known for her role as Swapan in Ashta Chamma serial telecasted on Star Maa. Now she is best known for her dual role as the twin sisters Dharani and Sravani in the serial Attarintulu Akka Chellulu which currently telecasts on Zee Telugu.

Early life and education

Chaithra Rai was born to Mr. B.D Vasu Rai and Mrs. Gulabi Rai in Coorg, Karnataka. She is married to Mr. Prasanna Shetty, an engineer. She has one younger brother. Currently. Chaithra Rai lives with her husband in Mangalore, Karnataka. Chaithra has a Bachelor's Degree in Hotel Management.


Chaithra Rai is now performing in a Telugu serial at Zee Telugu, Attarintulu Akka Chellulu started on March 23, 2019. Chaithra Rai began her career as an actress in Kannada television soap Kusumanjali in a supporting role. While working in the Kusumanjali serial she was offered a role in another Kannada serial called Bombeyatavayya. It airs on the Star Suvrana channel. Her big break was with Radha Kalyana, a hit Kannada serial. She played Vishaka and won the Zee Kutumba Award for Best Preyasi. She also worked for other Kannada serials which have been screened on different channels: Gejje Pooje in Zee Kannada, Nagamani & Pournami in Kasthuri TV and Yuggadi & Bannada Buguri on Udaya TV. After Radha Kalyana became successful, she was offered a role in the Kannada criminal comedy film Jamboo Savari, which received mixed reviews. While working in the Kannada industry in 2013, she entered the Telugu industry, working in the super hit serial, Ashta Chamma which screened on Star Maa TV. This was her first serial in Telugu. She won awards in many categories for Ashta Chamma. She also worked in other Telugu TV Series: Ala Modalaindi & Okariki Okaru on Etv Telugu, Atto Attamma Kuthro on Gemini TV, Manasuna Manasai on Star Maa, and That Is Mahalakshmi on Zee Telugu.

Her current project is Attarintulu Akka Chellulu, started on March 23, 2019, in which she plays the twin sisters, Sravani(Negative Role) and Dhanani (Clam & Innocent Role).



Year Titles Role Language Channel Notes
2009-2011 Kusumanjali Smitha Kannada Udaya TV Kannada Debut
2010-2011 Bombeyatavayya Sindhu Kannada Star Suvarna
2011-2015 Radha Kalyana Vishaka Kannada Zee Kannada · Awarded Best Preyasi (Lover)
2011-2012 Gejje Pooje Amitha Kannada Zee Kannada
2012-2013 Bannada Buguri Meghana Kannada Udaya TV
2012 – 2013 Pournami Pournami Kannada Kasthuri TV
2013 Nagamani Kaveri Kannada Kasthuri TV
2015 Yuggadi Yuktha Kannada Udaya TV
2013 – 2017 Ashta Chamma Swapna Telugu Star Maa · Telugu Debut – Lead Role

· Best Performance Negative Role

· Best Daughter in Law

· Best Couple

· Bullitera Best Actress for Star Maa

2014 – 2015 Ala Modalaindi Sindhu Telugu Etv Telugu
2015 – 2016 Atto Attamma Kuthro Anjali Telugu Gemini TV
2017 – 2018 That is Mahalakshmi Mahalakshmi Telugu Zee Telugu · Bullitera Best Actress for Zee Telugu
2017 – 2018 Okariki Okaru Nethra & Vasuki Telugu Etv Telugu
2018-2019 Manasuna Manasai Daksha Telugu Star Maa
2018 – 2019 Dance Jodi Dance Herself Telugu Zee Telugu · Runners Up (Reality Show)
2019 Zee Heroes Herself Telugu Zee Telugu · Guest Appearance (Reality Show)
2019 – Present Attarintlo Akka Chellelu Sravani &


Telugu Zee Telugu · Dual Role

· Award - Best Chemistry Couple


Year Title Role Language Notes
2011 Jaladigere Mahathme Not Known Kannada · Short film
2014 Jamboo Savari Pinky Kannada · Debut Kannada Film
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