Varanasi Soumya

is a popular Indian Actress and Television presenter.

Soumya is an Indian Movie and Television Actress & host. She has worked extensively in the Telugu Television industry in over 700 episodes of Sitcoms and 500 episodes from Television shows and live chat shows. She has been honoured with the prestigious “Nandi Award” by the Government of Andhra Pradesh, as the Best Comedian Actress for her role in “Ganga toh Rambabu” sitcom-2013. Till date she has acted in over 10 Telugu movies, one Kannada and one Tamil film. She is currently a part of Telugu, Kannada and Hindi projects.

Early Life , Education & Passion

Varanasi Soumya Film Actress

Born to Dr.Varanasi Satyanarayana Murty (Retired CMO, W.C.L.), and Smt.Vijaya Lakshmi (housewife), at Chandrapur in Maharashtra, Soumya completed her early education at Nagpur. Later she moved to Hyderabad in pursuit of higher education and completed her B.Sc (Computer Science) and M.B.A (HR & Marketing) wherein she was awarded the Gold medal for being the topper in College (M.I.S.T ,Hyderabad).

Soumya can fluently speak in English, Hindi, Telugu & Marathi languages. 

Varanasi Soumya Film Actress

She is very passionate about portraying different, interesting and challenging roles, and aspires to do so in various languages. She believes in performing each role with great conviction. Soumya firmly believes that passion & professionalism always go hand in hand.



MAA Music (Host)- 2009-2013

  • Live shows- Kadante Avunu ani le, Love Junction, Maa
  • Shows- Filmnagar, Mee Star Chat Show, Interviews, Top 10, New Year/Special event shows
  • Fillers- Snacks, Styling tips

MAA TV (Host)

  • Bhale Chanceu Le- 2010
  • Nene Na- 2010
  • Special interviews with Movie Celebrities- 2009-2013

Gemini Tv

  • Anthapuram- Participant- 2014
  • Bill Maaku Thrill Meeku – Host- 2019- Current

Zee Telugu

  • Zee Telugu Comedy Club- host- 2011-2012
  • Sitcom- Ganga toh Rambabu (Lead Actress)- 2012-2015
  • Character name- Bala Tripura Sundari (B.T)
  • Dance Show- Zee Super Jodi – Participant- 2014

ETV & ETV plus

  • Sakhi -2010-2012
  • Sitcom- Saradaga Kasepu- Lead Actress -2016-2017

NTV & Vanitha

  • Special Interviews – Host- 2010-2012
  • Super Shopper – Host- 2011


  • Oxygen – Series – Role played – News Channel anchor


  • Snehageetham – 2010- Srinidhi
  • Yemaindi Ee Vela- 2010- Salma
  • Raccha – 2012- College student
  • Dalam- 2013
  • Ninnu Kaliseka- 2009- Air Hostess
  • Thakita Thakita- 2010-Self ( Vj Soumya)
  • Hyderabad Love story- 2018- Veena
  • Shyaam Gopal Verma- 2015 – Reporter
  • Jersey- 2019- Paddula Paddu
  • Khakhi- Kannada film- 2020
  •  Ichata Vanahanamulu Niluparadu- Role- Jhansi (Actor/Politician)- Released on 27th August 2021
  • PAPA ( Palana Abbayi Palana Ammayi)- to be released in  Feb 2023


  • – 2008
  • Anutex Shopping Mall- 2019
  • Sunsolite Oil – 2019

Short Films

  • Kanuka- 2008
  • Raave Raave Cheliya – 2014

OTT Films

  • Amrutham Dviteeyam – 2021


Nandi Award– Best Comedian Actress- 2013- Ganga toh Rambabu

Zee Telugu Kutumbam Award –  Best Comedian Actress- 2014- Ganga Toh Rambabu

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