Film & Theatre
Rukminia��s enthuse in theater and acting prompted her study of Film and Theater at the New York Film academy and at the Ivana Chubbuck studios. She has received appreciative reviews for her character of Aung San Suu Kyi, in the one woman show, a�?The Lady of Burmaa�?, scripted by Richard Shannon, directed by national award winner, Prakash Belawadi.
She has also been lauded for her unique role as lead, in her first Tamil film, Bommalattam, with Nana Patekar directed by Bharati Raja. She was recognized for her performance in Ananda Tandavam, by Gandhi Krishna and has recently acted in Kochaidaiyaan, with actor Rajinikanth. She was nominated by Filmfare as ‘Best supporting actress’ in the Kannada movie Bajarangi, directed by Harsha.
In 2015 she played a guest role, in the Hindi movie, Shamitabh, directed by R Balki. 2017 brought her the fortune of working with director, Mani Ratnam in Kaatru Veliyidai as the supporting lead
TV & Print
Rukmini has worked as a model in TV and print commercials with many well known agencies and brands including RMKV silks, Cinthol, Himalaya Drugs, Worldspace Radio, IFB, Metlife, Pantaloons, Whisper, Airtel, Sunlight detergent, Hyundai, Fiat, Tata Tea, Kumaran Thangamaligai, Prince Platinum jewelers, Vijay TV, Tata Gold Plus, Sunsilk, and many more.