South Indian actress, Vandana was born on June 10, 1989. Her place of birth was Thrissur. She is also a model. The movie ‘Mayookham’ was a start to her acting career which was directorial by Hariharan. But she climbed the ladder of success with the film Happy Husbands along-side Jayasurya. Her debut in the industry was all due to Hariharan, who had perceived her as a beautiful actor. She was also cast in the movie, Ulagam Chuttrum Valiban. Even though the movie was not a hit but the amount of appreciation earned by the female was praise worthy.
She had delivered a wonderful performance. Another major success of hers was the film, Simhasanam. It was an action thriller in which Vandana had a pretty strong role to play. Her film ‘NadiyaKollapettaRathri’ was a super hit which displayed her brilliant acting skills. The Malayalam film ‘Karyasthaan’was also a blockbuster which once again proved how beautiful the lady was as an actress. But her film Rasputin was a flop.
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Many people discover their talent gradually, similarly this South Indian actress and a famous model, named Vandana Menon was born in Mulankunthukavu, a place 10kms away from Thrissur. She played a supporting role in her debut film Mayookham, playing the role of Nalini, in the year 2005. The director of this movie was Hariharan. However, it came out to be an average film. This was also the debut of Mamta Mohandas andSaiju Kurup. In the early years of life,
Vandana was spotted in PellanikiPremalekhaPriyuralikiSubhalekha as a child actress in 2002. After her debut film, she was seen in many movies, namely NadiyaKollappettaRathri(2007) which was a crime suspense thriller and Kaaryasthan (2010), both of them were super hit movies though she did supporting roles and Suresh Gopi being the lead actor. Continuing in the year 2010, Happy Husbands was a blockbuster movie that was a remake of a comedy Bollywood film, the film earned a good amount too. Here, she was starred with Jayasurya and got noticed among the people.
The same year of her success, she did more roles and appeared as in Dileep’s 100th film that was Kaaryasthan. With the same actor of Happy Husbands, she played a role in the film-UlakamChuttumValibanin 2011, here she played as Varsha, a TV channel Presenter. The actress always wanted an impressive mark on Malayalam movies. In the year 2012, Shaji Kailas cast her as the heroine in the film, Simhasanam, which was an action thriller; the creation was a family drama showing attachment of son and father. Her latest film released in the year 2015 –Rasputin, played a doctor role that turned out to be a flop show. Vandana is never after movies, rather she gives time selecting them after long thinking, and all this shows her steep nature. The actress is expected to have an outstanding talent that will be seen in her upcoming films as she discovers herself more and more.
Baby Indira is a well-known child artistwho worked during the 1970s and 1980s. She has acted in almost all the south Indian languages. Most of the films done by her are in Kannada. She started her career at an early age with the film Janma Rahasya in 1972. The film starred Dr. Rajkumar and Bharathi Vishnuvardhan in the lead roles. In 1976, she acted in Makkala Bhagya, in which she performed a dual role. She performed as Sheela, the daughter of Vishnuvardhan and Bharathi. This film is a remake of Kuzhandhaiyum Deivamum, a Tamil movie.
In this film, Baby Indira got a good role in reuniting her separated parents. This film earned a good name to her. Puttani Agent 123 was a film that released in the year 1979, which had Baby Indira in the lead role. The story of the film Putani Agent 123 is about the friendship of three children. Baby Indira performed as Radha, the daughter of a police inspector. In the year 1982, she acted in the Tamil movie Darling Darling Darling as the sister of K. Bhagyaraj. Chinnadantha Maga is the movie which was released in the year 1983, which had Baby Indira in a small role.
The film featured Vishnuvardhan and Madhavi and was a remake of a Telugu movie Talli Kodukula Anubandham. She acted as a heroine in Male Banthu Male opposite Arjun in 1984. Baby Indira’s sister Rasi is also an actress, who has performed as child artist in many films. Rasi did an important role in the Tamil film Arangetravelai starring Prabhu and Revathi.
Afsar Babu is counted among the brigade of talented and veteran actors in the Tamil film and television industry. He is considered the thespian actor who has proved his mettle in films, television serials as well as in the field of Tamil theatre. Born in a remote village in Tamil Nadu, Afsar Babu moved to his city of dreams- Chennai, during his student life and after completing his studies, he joined Govt. service primarily to earn his living. He is married and has two children. Afsar Babu decided to pursue his acting dreams and entered the industry in the year 1987. This is the time he became an active theatre artist and from the stage, he landed with offers to play supporting character roles with a comic touch in various Tamil movies and few movies in other South Indian languages.
Afsar Babu’s first breakthrough role in Tamil serial was in blockbuster Tamil television serial Anandham, which earned him name and fame. The story of Anandham was a typical family drama soap with a strong social message related to women empowerment in today’s society and Afsar Babu in this serial, essayed the role of an Assistant Commissioner of Police. His performance in this serial was well received and appreciated by the audiences. Afsar Babu then went on to appear in several Tamil serials in many notable, pivotal roles including the hit and classic television serials like Thendral, Selvi, etc. Recently, he appeared in the interactive celebrity talk show Kelvi Paathi Kindal Paathi, which aired on the youth based Tamil channel Puthuyugam TV.
Brinda Das is a Tamil Television Actress best known for her quite popular role in the much talked about serial, “Anandham”. She was praised for her power- packed performance as an avenging free and an independent woman in the serial. Brinda made her debut with a television serial “Nam Kudumbam” in the early 90’s which was aired on DD Metro. She worked with veteran actor S.Ve. Shekher in this early television comedy and was among the earliest few to enter the Tamil television arena. A theater freak since college days, she always wanted to act and write. She has more than 20 serials in her credit and the list is adding up, the most liked ones are “Anandham”, “Kalyanam” and “Idhayam”.
A multifaceted personality by instinct, she is well adorned by her various roles of an actor, executive producer, folk dancer, social worker and now a director too. She was said to be up with her directorial debut with the movie “Hi Da”, which she wrote herself. She is an active social worker, raising pertinent causes for the society as she with her sister, is the founder of an NGO called “B Force”, working to aid police personnel and their families to fight against cancer. A trained Bharatanatyam and Mohiniyattam dancer since her early days, she is heavily involved in event management business as well. Despite her demanding professional life she has maintained a perfect balance in her personal life. She was married back in 1994, blessed with a beautiful family and has a son. She seems to be choosy in assuming different roles in life but, she is definitely exploring and reinventing herself.
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Brinda Das is a prominent Tamil television actress, best known for her quite popular role in the super hit television serial, “Anandham” which aired on Sun TV in the year 2003. She was praised for her power packed performance as Abirami, an avenging free and independent woman in the serial. Because of her brilliant performance, Brinda gained the “Best Female Villain award” at the Sun Kudumbam Awards in the year 2010 and the “Most Entertaining Television Villain” at the Big FM Tamil Entertainment Awards. In 2006, she played as Nalini in the Tamil soap, “Anjali” on Sun TV.
Brinda is one of the daughters of K. Mohandas and Santha. Her father is a former Director General of Police who stay connected with its department even after being retired in 1990. However, her father died in the year 2001 and a year later, her mother also died due to cancer. After this, Brinda, along with her sisters, Bindu, Biju and Beena who used to donate to some orphanages for the memory of their parents have decided to do something more. They started the “B-Force” non-profit organization that would reach all the police personnel along the state because they wanted to do something for all the people that their father cared about. At the same time, they are also helping the cancer patients in memory of their mother’s illness. The “B-force” came from their names since it all started with the letter B. It was launched in the year 2007 and they focused on the healthcare of their people. They have held camps all around Tamil Nadu and they have specialists like “Gynecologists”, “Pediatricians” and “Physicians”, they also give out free medicines.
To raise funds for their organization, they use screenings of new movies, conduct a coffee morning for women where participants pay for entertainment, food and games, and they also held a charity dinner.
Brinda had a traditional arranged marriage and since her father is a police officer, she always thought that she would marry someone from the army or a police officer. She does not have a pre-conceived thoughts, she only wants her father to allow her on pursuing her dance.
Brinda was trained in both Mohiniyattam and Bharatanatyam, she also choreographed for various stage shows. She is also heavily involved in event management business. Despite her demanding professional life, she has maintained a perfect balance in her personal life. She got married back in 1994, blessed with a beautiful family and has a son. She seems to be choosy in assuming different roles in life, but she is definitely exploring and reinventing herself.
Brinda made her acting debut with the television serial “Nam Kudumbam” in the early 90’s which was aired on DD Metro. She worked with veteran actor, S. Ve. Shekher in this early comedy series and was among the earliest to enter the Tamil television industry. A theater freak since college days, she always wanted to act and write. She has more than 20 serials in her credit and the list is adding up. The most liked ones are Kalyanam and Idhayam.
A multifaceted personality by instinct, she is well adorned for donning various roles as an actor, executive producer, folk dancer, social worker and now a director too. The film, Hi Da was her directorial debut; a film that revolves around a group of young people under the production of Rajesh Kannan and Fox and Crows Studios.
Venkat is the popular Tamil serial actor who started his acting career through the popular serial Annamalai, which has Radhika Sarathkumar as the female Protagonist. In Annamalai, he got a good role. Changing from a soft natured person to a rough natured brother, Venkat has done it perfectly. Venkat is the son of Mythili, the owner of Mythili’s Beauty Parlour and Spa.
Currently, he is busy doing many serials and one among them is Rajakumari. In this serial, Venkat is essaying a negative role who thinks he is superior to all but in reality he is not. Venkat’s dream role is to do a comedy role. He is generally a happy person. Venkat fell in love with Nisha and got married to her, and they are now leading a happy life, with a kid. In Tamil serials likeAtthipookal and Thirumathi Selvam Venkat played important roles. Atthipookal had Deva Darshini and Satish as the lead roles.
Venkat is currently acting in Kalyana Parisu in Sun TV. In this serial, he is the male antagonist. The serial has Neha Gowda, Amulya, Isvar Raghunathan and Sri Devi in the lead roles. In Sun Kudumbam Awards, Venkat was nominated for the Best Son-in-Law category. Apart from his acting career, Venkat is also the Managing Director of Mythili’s Hair and Beauty Academy.
Saakshi Siva is one of the most leading actors in Tamil and Telugu series industry. He is well-known for his character in “Anandham” in which he has portrayed the role as an “Asst. Commissioner”. This role has earned him great fame and honour. The roles that he portrays create a lot of impression in the hearts of the audience, and hence his works are well appreciated by them.
Saakshi Siva was born on 6th February 1972 in Andhra Pradesh. He has done many Tamil and Telugu series since 2000, and even now he is acting in the greatest Indian epic, which is “Mahabharatham”. His television series includes Tharkappu Kalai Theeratha, Anandham, Namma Kudumbam, ‘Ahalya’, ‘Sathileelavathi’, ‘Sivasakthi’, ‘Visaranai’, ‘Lakshmi’, ‘Kalyanam’, ‘Idhayam’, ‘Chellamey’, ‘Chellakili’, Oru Kai Osai, and ‘Mahabharatham.’ His character in the series Anandham, Sivasakthi, and Chellamey was appreciated to the most when compared to other characters that he has portrayed so far. His realistic acting and face expressions while acting are admirable. He will definitely pursue his acting in playing more deadly character roles in the future. Apart from the serials, he has done two films namely, “ Thozha” in 2008, and “Saroja” in 2008 as well. He has done just a "Cameo Appearance" in Saroja movie. Saakshi Siva has accomplished himself as a badminton player and has won championships at state-level.
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Saakshi Siva is a popular serial artist in Tamil and Telugu industry. He was born in the year 1972. His father was a popular Telugu actor, Sakshi Ranga Rao. Saakshi Siva is married to Rajyalakshmi. He has two cute little daughters, Sai Tejaswi and Sai Lalitha. He is a badminton player too.
Saakshi Siva started his TV career through Tharkappu Kalai Theeratha. He made his debut in serials through ‘Sorgam’, starred by ‘Mounika’, Pollachi Babu and Bhanu Prakash. Saakshi Siva performed as an old man and was paired with ‘Nagalakshmi’, one of the top villainy actresses in Tamil serials. He was noted as well for his cop role in the serial Anandham, which had ‘Sukanya’, ‘Kamalesh’, Vijay Adhiraj, Delhi Kumar and Brinda Das. Namma Kudumbam, ‘Ahalya’, ‘Sathileelavathi’, ‘Sivasakthi’, ‘Visaranai’, ‘Lakshmi’, ‘Chellamay’, ‘Mahabharatham’, Oru Kai Osai and ‘Chandralekha’ are his top serials. He acted with all the top artists, like Sukanya, Mounika, Radhika Sarathkumar and Meena. He paired Raadhika Sarathkumar in Chellamay and got good reviews for his role. Saakshi Siva has also appeared in two films, Thozha and Saroja. In Saroja, he appeared in a special appearance along with his co-stars in the song Aaja Meri Soniye. Being a state level badminton player, Saakshi Siva has now turned to be a full-time actor.
Lakshmi is a Telugu serial actress. She is from Chennai. Her nick name is Lucky or Lax. Lakshmi’s mother tongue is Hindi and she can speak English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu languages. She acted in many serials for all leading channels, and she did movies too. She played different roles in all the serials, and she showcased versatility in every role. For some serials, she played lead roles, acted as a mother, played a character of Villain, etc. She got married, and her husband’s name is Binny. She has one daughter, and her name is Vanshika. She completed her fashion designing course.
She won the Ms. Chennai title, and she became famous. Lakshmi’s hobbies are gardening, cooking, and playing with pets. She likes movies like Titanic. Her favorite serial in Telugu is Sravanthi on Gemini TV. She likes actors and actress like Rajani Kanth, Prakash Raj, Kamal Hasan, Surya, Simran, Kajol, Manisha, and Anushka. She said that she takes every character as her dream character, and she gives her best performance for that character. She acted for more than 100 ads like shampoos, jewelry, oil, soaps, etc. She is a professional actress and acting is her passion.
She has 11 years of acting experience. Now she is working for Anthahpuram serial in Telugu. She started her acting in Tamil and then slowly she came into Telugu. She worked for more than 50 serials. She got fame into ‘chi. La. Saw. Sravanthi’ serial, in this she played the lead role.
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P Kamalesh is a popular singer and television serial artist from South India. He has made many performances in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada serial industry. Kamalesh was born and brought up in Chennai. He has studied classical music even from his childhood days. He participated in many competitions and got wide applause. His notable appearance in mini screen is in Tamil serial “Chellamay”. It is one of the best and most watched serials in Sun TV. Written by famous artist Ponkumar and directed by Sulaiman K Babu, his character was much noticeable. It is a family story, and it is still successfully running on Sun TV.
Kamalesh also participated in the popular singing competition “Super Singer Celebrity” on Zee TV. His singing performance with Devi Priya was much appreciated. He also found his life partner Sindhuja, who was another popular artist on the show. They tied the knot on 6th September 2007 at Chennai. He is presently indulged on the background work of a Tamil serial called “Amudham”.
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Vanaja is a famous actress from the Tamil television serials. She acted in various interesting roles, where she presented different aspects of a woman, and so developed a huge fan base for this. Her characters are liked by Tamil television viewers, and she has acquired popularity as an actress among them. She has also won a number of awards for her performances.
Vanaja had been interested in theater and performance since her school days. She showcased her talent by participating in school programs and private events. Her family encouraged her to try further and pursue a career in theater as they were confident of her skills. Vanaja looked out for such opportunities and obtained small roles in some television serials. They turned out to be good, and she did an excellent job. However, as the serials were not popular, she couldn’t grab the attention of mass media with her talent.
Vanaja got the opportunity to act in the famous television serial “ MettiOli” and played the character, “ Leela”. She did it in a nice and practical manner, and so she was liked by everyone. Her amazing performance got her many other similar roles which she carefully evaluated before picking the best ones. For example, her role in “ Ponnoonjal” is well known and has been appreciated by viewers of different communities and ages. Even after such superb success, Vanaja insists she is still a student who is keen on learning. She works with top directors and learns from them and puts her heart and soul into the character she is playing so that the audience empathizes with her character and the feelings she is trying to express. This attitude has helped her reach new heights in the television industry.
Sanjeev is a Tamil lead actor in television and films. He is also a television host and been active in the industry from 1998 to till date. He is popular for appearing in the Tamil drama serial, “Thirumathi Selvam” directed by S. Kumaran and produced under Vikatan Televistas. He played the lead role as Selvam, a mechanic who was unmarried because he works hard for the welfare of his family. This serial was broadcasted on Sun TV from 2007 to 2013.
Sanjeev came from a family which is involved in television and films that’s why he ended up as an actor too. His sister, Sindhu, is an actress. Sanjeev is also the nephew of the late Yesteryear actress, Manjula Vijayakumar. His closest friend is Kollywood actor and playback singer, Vijay. They both went to Loyola College in Chennai to study Visual Communications. He was also Deepak Dinkar and Shree’s colleague. Sanjeev got arranged marriage to the television actress, Preethi Srinivasan in 2009 and they are blessed with a daughter Laya.
Sanjeev first appeared on television through the serial, “Nambikkai” on Sun TV where he did a supporting role. Sanjeev played a negative role in the popular Tamil drama serial, “Metti Oli” in 2002 which was later dubbed in Telugu as “Mettala Savvadi”. Then he acted in the popular daily soap Annamalai (2002 -2005). After performing in many negative and supporting roles, he got a chance to play the lead role in Thirumathi Selvam. This show became a huge success among the Television viewers and he was applauded for his performance as Selvam. He also got few awards for his performance in Thirumathi Selvam like the Best Actor Male Award in Vivel Chinnathirai Award in 2008, Best Actor Male Award in Tamil Nadu State Award for Television in 2009, Best Actor Male in Sun Kudumbam Awards in 2010 and Most Entertaining Male Actor in Big FM Tamil Entertainment Awards for Television in 2011.
Since then, Sanjeev started getting many offers as a lead in television serials like Manikoondu, Vilakku Vacha Nerathula, Idhayam, Aval, Thulasi, and Karai. He also hosted the Kala Master’s dance competition show, Maanada Mayilada, which was broadcasted on Kalaignar TV from 2007 and running till date up to the present. Sanjeev entered the silver screen in supporting roles with his friend Vijay. In the year 1998, he did the movie, Nilaave Vaa as Baasha. Then in 2001, he appeared as Badri’s friend in Tamil sports action film, Badri, and continued to do few more Tamil films like En Mana Vaanil, Puthiya Geethai, Nenjirukkum Varai and Palaivana Solai. He is one of the much-acclaimed actors in the tele industry.
Delhi Kumar is a veteran Tamil television and film actor. He is also a known stage actor and a senior drama artist. He is married to Gayathri, and they have a son named, Arvind Swamy, who was adopted by the Indian Philanthropist, V. D. Swami. He is basically from a theater group based in Delhi and also one of the members of the Delhi Drama Troupe in Nanganallur in Madras, India together with the veteran film actor, Delhi Ganesh. Although Delhi Kumar is widely known for his roles in television and films, he was just like the other veterans who started off as a stage artist and playwright.
Delhi Kumar has written and acted in many stage plays like Theerndhadhu Kanakku, an adaptation of the Agatha Christie Novel, ‘Witness for the Prosecution.' It was K. Balachander, who spotted him and got impressed with his acting skills. When he moved to Chennai, he took a voluntary retirement and contacted the veteran director, K. Balachander, and then he was offered to do the Tamil TV Serial, Premi through which he entered the Tamil small screen. Subsequently, he acted in the Tamil drama serial, Metti Oli that was broadcasted on Sun TV. His performance in Metti Oli as the responsible father of 5 daughters was very much appreciated.
Delhi Kumar played the role of Chidambaram, the father of Dhanam, Saroja, Leela, Viji and Bhavani in Metti Oli.. He is a land broker who tries to bring his children the best way he can. The story evolves on the lives of his five daughters. Then, Delhi Kumar did the serial, ‘Tharkappu Kalai Theeratha’. Later, he acted as a male protagonist in the Tamil drama soap, ‘Mundhanai Mudichu’. He once again appeared as a father in the serial; he was the father of three daughters who get them wedded to three sons of his friend.
In 2012, Delhi Kumar also played the role of Chidambaram, the father of Santhosh and Devi, in the drama soap, Bommalattam on Sun TV. He also did an important role in Cho Ramasamy’s, Enge Brahmanan series that was aired on Jaya. Though his interest is in stage dramas, Delhi Kumar feels TV is a better option because of certain constraints in drama. He is so experienced in acting that, at times, he gives suggestions to the serial director for the good of the serial. His spontaneity and the way he emotes any role are his positive sides which attracted many fans.
Because of his fatherly image in many serials, Delhi Kumar was given a chance to perform on the big screen. He did few Tamil films like Dumm Dumm Dumm where he played as Adhi’s father in 2001 and Kannathil Muthamittal in 2002. He was also a part of the Tollywood film, Stalin in 2006. In 2010, he acted as Vaseegaran’s father in the techno-thriller film, Enthiran. In the same year, he did the film Singam and in 2013, he was still part of Singam II, a sequel to the 2010’s Singam. In 2012, he was awarded Sun Kudumbam Life Achievement Awards for his service to the industry, by Sun Network.
Chithra Laksmanan was born on January 22, 1948. He is a journalist-turned actor, producer and director. When his friend, P. Bharathiraja became a director, Chithra has the chance to work with him as an associate director. He worked in over 25 Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films. His very first project as a film producer is from the 1983 Tamil film, Mann Vasanai under the direction of P. Bharathiraja. Later, he produced many films with several actors, producers and directors like Kamal Hasaan, Karthik, Prabhu, Sathyaraj and many more. Then in year 1987, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. G. Ramachandran governed the 100th day function of the Tamil crime film, Jallikattu which he produced along with Chitra Ramu, under the direction of Manivannan. He was also the producer of the films, Vaazhkai and Chinnappadass.
He was debuted as a director in the 1988 Tamil film, Soora Samhaaram which stars Kamal Hasaan. Subsequently, Chithra directed the 1997 Tamil drama film, Periya Thambi with actor, Prabhu. He also produced and directed the 1999 Tamil film, Chinna Raja which stars Karthik in the main lead role.
Chithra works in the Tamil Film Producers Council for a span of four years as a Secretary. He also works in the South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce, FFI or the Film Federation of India and in Tamil Film Directors Association as an Executive Committee Member for several years. In 2002, he was also one of the Jury in the National Film Awards and he was also voted to be an Executive Committee Member in the Tamil Film Producers Council in 2011.
Chithra became an actor as Munusamy Guide in 1985 Tamil film, Japanil Kalyanaraman and since then, he got the chance to work in over 50 films like Periya Thambi, Unnai Ninaithu, Bose, Giri, London, Kusthi, Dhanam, Boss Engira Bhaskaran, Saguni, Isakki, Settai, Pattathu Yaanai, Ya Ya, Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham, Nimirndhu Nil and a lot more.
He was debuted as a television actor in Sun TV’s Ganga Yamuna Saraswathi along with M. S. Bhaskar. Then he appeared as the father of Reshmi (played by Sabarna) in Sondha Bandham in 2012. Then he was casted in the mega serial, Idhayam on Sun TV, followed by the Tamil super hit serial, Anantham.
In 2011, Chithra published the first part of the book, 80 Years of Tamil Cinema. The book is all about the Tamil Cinema’s History comprising of some very rare photos and latest information about the growth of Tamil cinema from the year 1931 to 2011.
Aishwarya Bhaskaran or Shanta Meena Bhaskar in real life is a South Indian actress who has performed in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films. She was born in the year 1971 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. She is the daughter of the famous Indian personalities, Lakshmi, and K Bhaskaran. Aishwarya has a step sister at her mother's side. She was married to Tanveer but eventually, they got divorced. However, they have been blessed with a daughter named Anaina. Aishwarya is also the maternal granddaughter of Indian film producer and director, Yaragudipati Varada Rao or Y. V. Rao. Apart from her career, she is also involved in a computer business.
She debuted in the film, Nyaayangal Jeykattum directed by her mother and step father, Sivachandran. Her first film 'Oliyampukal' was released in 1990. She has also acted in the Telugu films, Prema Jhindabad, and Seetapathi Chalo Tirupati. In the year 1991, she played as Rani in 'Mamagaru' and in the same year, she also acted in 'Thaiyalkaran'. In 1992, she played the lead role of Meera, a college girl who was about to have a baby, in the Tamil romance film, 'Meera'. In 1993, she played two personalities of Anju Nambiar and Manju Nambiar in the Malayalam romantic comedy film, 'Butterflies' and she played the role of Vidya P. Bhalla in 'Gardish', a Hindi film under the direction of Priyadarshan.
Aishwarya was also spotted in the movies, Jackpot, Suyamvaram, Narashimham, Dada Sahib, Praja, Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi, The King Maker Leader, Naani, Aaru, Thanthra, Notebook, Sri Mahalakshmi, Sabari, Sringaram: Dance of Love, Pazhani, Buridi, Manushya Mrugam, Madirasi, Maad Dad, Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalia, For Sale and this year, she was seen in Un Samayal Arayil.
She has also done some popular daily soaps. She played as Lalitha Bai in the famous Malayalam drama soap, Paarijatham, which telecasted on Asianet, which completed over 500 episodes. She was awarded the Best actress in a negative role for this series. She was also in Mama Mapillai from 2010 up to the present and in the Tamil drama serial, Thendral on Sun TV. This serial is currently running up to this time.
Aishwarya is one of the most reputable and renowned artists in the film and television industry. She is also looking forward to directing films. In spite of her mother, Lakshmi did not allow her to do films; she was very dedicated towards pursuing her acting dream. Her mother's advice to her is to study abroad, get married and enjoy life ahead thence. The thing which sparked an actress within her was a day when her stepdad was auditioning for a girl who could act and speak in Kannada, and Aishwarya was witnessing everything from her bedroom to the screen test of many girls who auditioned. She got irritated at a girl who was trying to learn few lines in the Kannada language. She came out of her bedroom and asked if the girl could even say those lines properly. And then she was asked by her stepdad if she could say those lines to which she agreed. From that moment onwards, her stepdad recognized the acting talent within her and decided to let her enter the industry, even though her mother Lakshmi was not in favor of their decision. However, Aishwarya never regrets being in the industry.
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She is a south Indian actress who has played various roles in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam movies. Her mother is a well – known actress Lakshmi. Her debut film was Nyaayangal Jeykattum, which was produced by her stepfather Sivachandran and mother Laxmi. She started off through the Telugu films Prema Jhindabad and Seetapathi Chalo Tirupati in 1990.
She played the role of Rani in Mamagaru in 1991 which was another Telugu film. She has played significant roles in a number of Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films till date. She has even done a double role in one of her films. She occasionally works with a computer firm along with her acting career. She is currently playing the role of Lalitha Bhai in the Malayalam TV show Paarijatham. Lakshmi and K Bhaskaran gave her the name Shanta Meena Bhaskar. She also has a stepsister; her stepfather’s daughter. She got married and divorced later. Tanveer her ex-husband and they have a daughter Anaina.
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Aishwarya was born in Chennai, Tamilnadu and is a very popular actress in the Tamil film industry. She is the daughter of famous actress namely Lakshmi. She is a very expressive actress that she does only performance based characters. She has a great passion for movies, and her screen presence is just awesome. She has done many supporting roles, and she has a huge fan base for her. She is an actress of South Indian film industries like Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam. 'Nyaayangal Jeykattum' was her debut movie as an actress, and she played her role perfectly.
Her acting thus was recognized, and she got many offers in acting later. 4 The People is a Malayalam serial in which she is currently acting. She has acted in many movies in the three South Indian film industry and has grabbed a lot of following. She has a good appeal with her acting and screen presence. She has acted in more than forty movies. Her performance in acting is the most remarkable thing of her. She has a clean image as an actress that she tend to get a lot of chances in acting. The best part is that she is acting in many series till date and all are quite popular ones.
She has acted in six Tamil series namely Anandham in the year 2003, Muhurtham in the year 2006, Raja Rajeswari in the year 2006, Thendral in the year 2012, Mama Mapillai, which is currently getting ahead. She has acted in five Malayalam series namely Kavyaanjalai in the year 2004, Kadamattathu Kathanaar in the year 2004, Swami Ayyappan in the year 2010, Paarijatham in the year 2012, and 4 The People is a currently ongoing serial that was started in 2015. Her acting in Abhiyum Naanum and Panchathantiram was highly appreciated by the critics. She is undoubtedly an actress of choice for doing the supporting roles in movies.
Sripriya is a south Indian cine actress who also acted in some serials. She has acted in all south Indian languages, though her major contribution is to Tamil film industry where she has acted in over 200 films. She has ventured into direction now and is busy with Tamil and Telugu projects.
Sripriya was born in a family of professional musicians. Many of her relatives are lead classical musicians in the state. She debuted in the movie ‘Murugan Kaattiya Vazhi’ in the year 1973. She was praised for her fearless performance before camera for the first time. Sivakumar was one of those who predicted that she would be a great star later, and indeed his prediction didn’t go wrong.
Sripriya starred alongside the great actors Sivaji Ganesan, Jaishankar, Gemini Ganesan, Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan in Tamil movies. Her frequent pairs were Rajini and Kamal. With Rajini, she acted in over 28 movies and that was because of the perfect chemistry the couple shared on-screen. Next to Rajini, it was Kamal with whom she shared the screen the most, second only to Sridevi. She considers them to be her best mates in Tamil cinema, and said that she learnt a lot from them, especially Kamal who taught her to dance. Her famous movies include ‘Ilamai Oonjaladukirathu’, ‘Billa’, ‘Annai Oru Alayam’.
Sripriya, in addition to writing stories for cinemas and serials, has acted in serials like ‘Chinna Pappa Periya Pappa’, ‘Anandham’, ‘Imsai Arasigal’ and also directed 5 serials. Her favourite among them is ‘Viduthalai’ since her best friend Raadhika Sarathkumar acted in it. She took to direction and has directed ‘Malini 22 Palayamkottai’. But it did not perform well at the box office. She recently directed a Telugu movie ‘Drushyam’ having Venkatesh in the lead.
Sripriya leads a very good personal life. She has donated the funds raised through her paintings to child welfares. She has said that all her life revolves around cinema and that a women’s success is because of her family, since she experienced it personally with her mom and sister being her backbone before getting married.
Sripriya was awarded the Kalaimamani in the 1980s and has been the jury for National awards and State awards committee.
Movies acted: Over 300 south Indian movies.
Serials acted: Chinna Pappa Periya Pappa, Anandham, Imsai Arasigal.
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Charulatha Sripriya popularly known as Sripriya is a prominent South Indian film artist. She is a legendary actor in South Indian film industry - Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam films. She has played many foremost roles in the 1980s. As a total, she acted in more than 200 films. She married the famous South Indian actor Rajkumar Sethupathy.
Sripriya was born and brought up in Chennai. She attended the Church Park convent school inChennai. She was a trained classical dancer even from her school days. She made her first performance before the camera on November 19th, 1973 through the film “Murugan Kaattiya Vazhi”. It was directed by P Madhavan. She acted as a strong believer of Lord Muragan. It was followed by “Aval Oru Thodar Kathai”, a Tamil film directed by K Balachander. In it she played the role of a middle class woman, who sacrifices her desires to support the family and the siblings.
She was awarded the Kalaimamani award in 1980 as a tribute and recognition of her lifetime contributions to Tamil film industry. She also contributed as a jury member for the National film Awards committee and as a member for the Tamil Nadu State film awards board. She has the exemplary credit of acting as a heroine with Rajinikanth in 28 movies and as a heroine with Kamal Haasan in around 30 movies.
During the later part of her career, she turned her attention towards movie direction. She is also a very good painter and the funds generated through her drawing are spent on societal causes like for children’s education and poverty alleviation.