Does Vaishnavi Dhanraj smoke?: Not Known Does Vaishnavi Dhanraj drink alcohol?: Yes Vaishnavi started her acting career in 2006 by playing the role of Aastha Kapoor in the TV serial Karam Apnaa Apnaa. In 2011, she participated in the reality TV show Kitchen Champion Season 4 and was the first runner-up. She also acted in mythological TV serial Mahabharat (2013-2014) as Hidimbi. In March 2014, she was approached by popular Indian news channel Aaj Tak with an offer to portray Nirbhaya in the channel’s new social awareness series Satyagraha 2014. In 2019, she acted in Rishtey TV’s show “Navrangi Re.” She is proficient at Bharatnatyam dancing.