Happy Birthday Aishwarya Rajesh: 16 unforgettable performances of the super-talented actor Published: 10th January 2020 As Aishwarya turns 30, we give you her top 15 memorable performances. Read on... Aishwarya is brilliant as Amudha, the lead's neighbour Amudha, who ends up marrying his brother, in Pa Ranjith's debut film, Attakathi. Aishwarya plays Swarna, the demure village-girl, who falls in love with Vijay Sethupathi's character, and in the end, kills the villain, in Rummy. As Malarvizhi, a spunky rural girl, who falls in love with the the village chieftan's driver, Aishwarya is super-convincing in Pannaiyarum Padminiyum. Aishwarya nails her break-out character of the mother of two, who lives in a cramped hut in the slums, in Manikandan's debut film, Kaakha Muttai. Aishwarya's depiction of Anbuselvi- the timid girl from the countryside, who falls in love with a doctor, and ends her life after experiencing heartbreak in Seenu Ramasamy's Dharmadurai, is impecabble As the activist, who helps Udhay's lawyer character in his fight for justice, Aishwarya is super-convincing in Manithan, the Tamil remake of Jolly LLB. Aishwarya brings alive Swetha, a young woman who appears to be modern and carefree, but has a dark secret, in Kuttramey Thandanai, Manikandan's sophomore effort after Kaaka Muttai. Aishwarya, sporting a new look, is perfect as the junior film artist, who dreams of becoming a heroine, but instead, gets possessed by a spirit, in Bhuvan R Nullan's Mo. In Vijay's dance-drama Lakshmi, Aishwarya is brilliant as Nandini, the ten-year-old budding dancer's single mother, who detests music and dance. Aishwarya's performance as Padma in VadaChennai is something that can never be forgotten. Playing a bold North Madras girl, she made sure her dialogue delivery & body language had our rapt attention. In Kanaa, Aishwarya nails the character of Kousalya - a rural girl who aspires to become an international cricketer to put a smile on her cricket-loving father's face. As Renuka Thyagarajan, the Srilankan Tamil girl, who falls in love and marries one of the sons of a mafia kingpin, Aishwarya hits it out of the park in Mani Ratnam's Chekka Chivantha Vaanam. Aishwarya is at her bubbly best as the lovable adopted sister of Sivakarthikeyan's character in Pandiraj's Namma Veetu Pillai. Aishwarya Rajesh gives an impressive performance as comrade Janaki, who fights for the rights of the daily-wagers in her village in Sakhavu, her Malayalam debut, co-starring Nivin Pauly. Aishwarya is super-convincing as Asha Gawli aka Zubeidaa, the wife of the gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli, who coaxes the latter to leave the murky profession in her Bollywood debut, Daddy. Aishwarya is compelling as Ariyanachi, a poor woman, who strives to bring her deceased husband's body back from Dubai, battling the odds of political agenda, and a treacherous bureaucracy.