Ramya Krishna (born 15 September 1967) is an actress in who performs in Indian cinema. She has over 200 films to her credit in five languages, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi.
Ramya Krishnan was born in a Tamil brahmin Iyer family in Gudiyatham in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. She is the niece of Cho Ramaswamy, a comedian, actor, and outspoken politician. She had initial training in Bharathanatyam and Kuchipudi dance forms, and had given many stage performances. Ramya started her acting career at the age of 13 and has an acting career spanning over 25 years. She first played the lead role in Vellai Manasu in Tamil opposite Y. Gee. Mahendra. She was studying in 8th standard when she acted in her first film.