Namitha (born Namita Mukesh Vankawala) is an Indian actress, who has appeared in Indian religious movies, such as Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam films. She was crowned Miss Surat during the year 1998. She was a contestant in the 2001 Miss India pageant. She appeared in a number of TV commercials such as Himani cream and hand soap, Arun Ice Cream, Manikchand Gutka, and Nyle herbal shampoo. She made her acting debut in the Telugu film Sontham directed by Sreenu Vitla. Subsequent to that, she starred in the Tamil film Aai. In 2006 she made her Bollywood debut in the Hindi film Love Ke Chakkar Mein .