|Father||Mr. Venkat Subramanian|
|Mother||Mrs. Venkat Subramanian|
Actress Kanika who is also known as Kaniha was born on 3rd July 1982 in Madurai, Tamil Nadu State. Her birth name is Divya Venkatasubramaniam. She attended TVS Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Madurai and Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, Rajasthan. She holds bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering. She was a very intelligent student from the beginning and was honoured with State Award for Educational Excellence in 1999.
During her school days she developed interest in music and performed on several stage shows. She participated in Miss Chennai – 2001 pageant event without any experience and to her surprise won the title. After the beauty pageant she received numerous offers from films makers and she made her acting debut with Five Star in 2002 co-starring Prasanna, Sandhya P and Krishna.
Kanika subsequently appeared in numerous commercial hits like Naa Autograph co-starring Ravi Teja, Bhoomika Chawla, Gopika and Prakash Raj, Varalaru co-starring Ajith Kumar and Asin, Bhagyadevatha co-starring Jayaram, Narain and Innocent, Spirit opposite Mohanlal, among other films. Apart from films she also worked as a dubbing artist, singer and TV host. Though she entered films through Tamil films she also worked for Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada cinemas.
Actress Kanika / Kaniha family members’ names, wedding and photos
She was born to Mr. and Mrs. Venkat Subramanian, both engineers.
She has one elder sister.
Husband and son
Kanika is married to Shyam Radhakrishnan,an engineer since 15th June 2008. The couple gave birth to a son named Sai Rishi in Nov 2010.