Rambha or Vijaya Lakshmi (Telugu:విజయలక్ష్మి/రంభ)is an Indian film actress.
Her first screen name was Amritha but changed to Rambha. She has acted in over 100 South Indian films and also in a number of Bollywood films.She had done several successful films in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Bengali and Bhojpuri films. She was popular in Bollywood movies for her uncanny resemblance towards Divya Bharati, an actress who died during her popular stint in Bollywood. She is also squint-eyed and considers it a lucky charm.
Rambha's career started with a Telugu film "Aa Okkati Adakku" directed by E.V.V Sathyanarayana in 1993.In 1992 starred in Malayalam film Sargam opposite Vineeth. She again paired up with Vineeth in Champakulam Thachan. She then entered Bollywood and was paired up with popular heroes like Chiranjeevi, Rajnikanth, Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgan, Sunil Shetty,Kamal Hassan Govinda etc.
Rambha started her career as a producer with help of her brother for Three Roses in which Jyothika, Laila and Rambha are the three lead character. This film is copy of the famous Hollywood movie Charlie's Angles. During the shooting of this movies she fought with Jyothika regarding remuneration. Finally this film became a big flop and Rambha could not recover from the loss. She also sold her house in Chennai to the financiers to come out from the debts.
Presently she is limited for item songs only. Rambha has acted in several languages and maintained a successful balance in Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Bengali etc. She is currently concentrating on Bhojpuri films. Her latest film in Malayalam titled Paayum Puli in 2007 is getting good reviews. Her career is a very successful one, dominating all the languages that she has acted in. She got the opportunity to pair up with the top actors of all languages which she acted. Most of her movies are successful. She has acted two Bengali films and now she has three Hindi films in her kitty.
She is currently doing a role of Mango Dolly in Shashak Ghosh's Tamil Flick " Quick Gun Murugan". 'Quick Gun Murugan' spoof series on Channel V, the brainchild of the channel creative head Shashanka Ghosh. Now he is directing the small screen ht in to a film with the same name 'Quick Gun Murugan'.
This film sports Rajendra Prasad in the title role flaunting a cowboy get up. Telugu and Tamil film actress Rambha plays the role of a blonde. Nassar plays the role of villain. The main theme of the film is said to be the fight between vegetarianism and non-vegetarianism. Quick Gun Murugan vows to save cows because he thinks he is a cowboy where are Nassar play the role of the owner of a fast-food restaurant that promotes beef eating.