Neelima Rani is a Tamil actress, who has appeared in films and television serials

Neelima Rani started her career in Oru Pennin Kathai when she was in school. In her summer vacations she also did feature films like Thevar Magan, Virumbugiren and Pandavar Bhoomi. When she 15 she played the lead role in Acham Madam Naanam — Brindavanam.

In 2010, Neelima Rani announced that she would place roles on television serials behind her priorities to star in feature films. Her role as Karthi’s friend in Naan Mahaan Alla in won her Edison Award for Best Supporting Actress, before Neelima Rani went on to portray another pivotal role in Muran.

The actress has turned producer with K. S. Adhiyaman’s venture Amali Thumali, a comedy film featuring Nakul, Shanthnu and Santhanam in the lead roles. Neelima Rani duties as producer meant Neelima Rani had to oversee work in Fiji and thus she had to quit her role in the television serial, Thendral