Kuyili is an Indian actress. She appeared in South Indian movies. Her occupation is acting. She is an actress of Tamil. She worked for 43 films approximately. She also did Bollywood movies. In South Indian movies, she did many item songs. She also did item dances in Bollywood pictures. In 1984, she worked on her first film named Poovilangu. She worked in TV serials also. S. In Kamal Haasan’s Nayakan, she sang a song named “Nila Athu Vaanathu Mela.” She did many films. In 1984, she worked in Poovilangu, and this was her the first movie, where she directed for the first time. She used the Tamil language. In 1985, she did Kalyana Agathigal and played a role as Hemalatha. She used the Tamil language in Kalyana Agathigal. In 1986, she worked on some films such as Aayiram Pookkal Malarattum, December Pookal, Sundara Swapnagalu, Aalorungi Arangorungi, Oru Yugasandhya. Aayiram Pookkal Malarattum and December Pookal are Tamil pictures. Sundara Swapnagalu is in the Kannada language. Aalorungi Arangorungi and Oru Yugasandhya are in the Malayalam language.
She played a role as Nisha in Aalorungi Arangorungi. As Dakshayani, she worked in Oru Yugasandhya. In 1987, she made Nayakan and Swathi Thirunal. Both movies are the Tamil. She was the dancer in the Swathi Thirunal. In 1988, she worked in Puthiya Vaanam, which is in the Tamil language. In 1989, she did Rajanadai and Agnipravesham. Where Rajanadai is in the Tamil language and Agnipravesham is in the Malayalam. Antharjanam, Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal, Pudhea Paadhai, Uthama Purushan, Solaikuyil did in 1989 by her. She is famous for Kaaviya Thalaivan, Thavasi, and Singam Puli. In 1990, she worked for six pictures. In 1992, she completed two movies. After 1992, she worked directly in 1999 that means after eight years she again worked on films. In 2001, she did two pictures. After that, she worked in many movies. In 2014, she did her last movie named Mathai Kuzhappakkaranalla. She played a role as Sumathi. She used the Malayalam language in Mathai Kuzhappakkaranalla.
The actor-cum-singer, Yugendran was born on 20th December 1976 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He started his singing career in the year 1987. Till now this accomplished singer has sung more than six hundred songs. At times, he even directs and compose music and hosts shows. He is the proud son of veteran famous playback singer and actor, Malaysia Vasudevan. He has two sisters, Pavithra, and Prashanthini, who is a Tamil playback singer, and has sung in the hit film ‘Veyil.’ While he was performing at the launch of a Tamil Radio Station ‘Swarna Oil’ in Sri Lanka in 1991, he met a girl ‘Hayma Malini’ who was an RJ-cum-host. He fell in love with this Singaporean girl and married her. They have three children. Along with his wife, he started a company ‘Rambutan Production’ in India and ‘Rambutan Media Works’ in Singapore. The couple together did TV shows in Singapore. He gave his debut solo performance at the age of 10.Untill the age of 14 years; he used to sing the female part of duets with his father.
As he grew up, he started giving solo performances in Switzerland, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, and America. Before making a name as a singer in India, he had already created a place for himself as an excellent singer in many other countries. In India, after singing many songs for various movies, he turned into a musician and composed music for the first time in the movie ‘Balam.’ As an actor, he made his debut opposite Ajith and Jyothika in the movie ‘Poovellaam Un Vaasam.’ He acted as a hero in only three movies and then move towards acting in TV Serials like Kolangal and Mangala. Not only in India, but he has even done TV drama in Singapore and Malaysia. His interest then moved towards hosting TV shows. He hosted musical programs on Jaya TV and Sun TV. He even hosted shows of different genres; one was a treasure hunt show on Jaya TV. Yugendran had excelled in every field he went to, but singing gave him the best experiences of his life.
Mohan Sharma is a prominent Indian film actor, producer, and director. He was born in Thathamangalam in the district of Palakkad in Kerala. He completed his studies in Thathamangalam and Chittur. In a span of ten years, Mohan has been in the examiners’ panel in Anna University. He can speak, read, and write Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, and English languages. He has a passion for cooking mainly Palghat Cuisine. Mohan was the first South Indian actor who graduated from FTII (Film and Television Institute of India) in Pune.
He has carved his niche as a leading actor in the South Indian film industry. In a career that spans almost four decades, he already acted in more than 100 films in all South Indian languages films. He also produced over 15 Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada films and was the only one to produced films in all South Indian languages. He acted in Malayalam films including Panimudakku, Nellu, Prayanam, Thomasleeha, Muthu, Dada Sahib, Chithariyavar, Kalabham, Gramam, Mayamohini, and a lot more. He also donned few Tamil, Hindi, and Kannada films. His most notable role was in the 1974 Malayalam feature film, Chattakkari, where he acted as Sasi, a Hindu boy, who fell in love with Julie (played by Lakshmi), an Anglo-Indian girl.
It was also the time when he fell in love with Lakshmi, whom he got married later on. Unfortunately, their relationship ends with a divorce. Mohan also acted in several television serials such as Kolangal, Lakshmi, Luky, Arasi, Vani Rani, Sakthi, and more. In 2012, he penned, produced, directed, and starred in the Indian bilingual film, Gramam. This film was well received by the audience and critics and also bagged two Kerala State Film Awards and two National Film Awards. Mohan was trained in both Carnatic and Hindustani classical music, and he also rendered playback in some of his films like Bandham and Ivide Thudangunnu.
In 2002, he was elected as the President of The South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce and all through his period, he made a remarkable campaign against piracy, as well as to the banking and insurance sectors in the South Indian film industry. In 2000’s, he has served as a member of the National Awards Film Jury and was once a member of the Indian Panorama Jury. He became the President of the Rotary Club of Madras Central from 2004 to 2005 and was luckily selected by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in leading a campaign against AIDS in Asia.
Chandra Lakshman is a famous television serial and movie actress from Kerala. Born in 1983, Chandra is the only daughter of Mr. Lakshman and Mrs. Malathi. Chandra was brought up in Chennai, and she has a degree in Hotel Management. Chandra’s entry into the entertainment industry was quite unexpected. She was a strongly focusing on her career in hotel management when an acquaintance introduced her to the show business. Chandra is a well trained dancer and a veteran of several stage shows and competitions. Chandra debuted in a Tamil movie “Mamas Elam” and later acted in Malayalam movies like “Stop Violence,” “Balram vs. Tharadas,” “Pauma Pula,” “Chakram” and “Kalyana Kurimanam.”
This beautiful actress became extremely popular through her roles in various Malayalam and Tamil serials. The powerful portrayal of Sandhra Nelikadan in the serial television Swantham won her a huge number of fans in Kerala. Swantham was telecasted by Asianet in 2003. It essayed the story of a loving brother and his over possessive sister. Her other popular serials include Magal, Kolamkal, Megam, Sthree, Kunguman, Jvala Aayi, Kathalika Neram Ila, etc. Chandra got the opportunity to do various strong negative roles also, which was a proof of her talent. Chandra’s role in Swantham was so intense that a group of women even tried to beat her up for her cruel actions in the serial.
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This television and film actress was born into a Tamil Brahmin family in Chennai. Having completed her graduation, she was first cast in a Tamil movie “Manasellam” in the year 2002 as Bala’s (Srikanth) sister. Bala played the lead role in this film. Then she entered into Malayalam movie industry, and Chandra had bagged the lead role in the action thriller Stop Violence. She was seen as Angelina in this film opposite Prithviraj Sukumaran.
Chandra was also seen in supporting roles in other movies including, Chakram in 2003 as Madhuri. In 2005, Kalyana Kurimanam she played Kollu’s sister in this movie. In Boy Friend, she was seen as Mammukoya’s (Khader) daughter. She also had a special appearance in a song in this movie. The year 2006, saw her in Balram vs. Taradas as Salim’s wife. In Khaki, she played the role of Meenakshi.
She has numerous serials to her stride. She started in the year 2003 in Swantham as Sandra Nellikadan as a vamp. This role shot her to fame, and she became a household name. In Megham serial, she played Rini Chandrasekhar’s role for which she received awards and appreciation. In Devi, she portrays a versatile role, in Stree she plays a homely girl and in Jwalayayi, she is a vamp again. Chandra is also a trained Bharatnatyam dancer.
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Chandra Lakshman, also known as Chandra Laxman, is an actress born in Kerala to Lakshman Kumar and Malathi. She acted in many Tamil, Malayalam serials and films. She started her film career in 2002 with the movie Manasellam in Tamil. The same year she made her Malayalam debut with the film Stop Violence. Later on due to a decrease of chances in films she turned to the small screen and she has been successful there too. Her notable performances can be seen in Mamathala Kovela, Sondha Bandham, Kadhalikka Neramillai, Vasantham, Swantham, etc. At present, she is playing the lead role in Pasalmar, a Tamil serial.
She was a professional Bharatanatyam dancer. She completed her schooling from N.J school, Chennai. Later she completed hotel management course from M.G.R. Institute of Hotel Management.
Her film career started when director Santhosh saw her and gave a chance in Manasellam. Later she acted in many Tamil and Malayalam films like Chakram, Payampuli, Balram Vs. Taradas, Thillalangadi, April Maadhathil, Boy Friend, etc. Though she acted in many films on the big screen, she has not been up to the mark. She came to lime light only through serials.
Her debut serial is Swantham in Malayalam. She mostly played negative roles on the small screen. Her role in Swantham as Sandra Nellikadan gained her critics appreciation. She also acted in other Malayalam serials like Kumkumam, Megham, Devi, Stree, Jalam. Her character as Rini Chandrasekhar in Megham bought her many awards. She then entered Tamil small screen with the serial Kolangal.
In her latest interview with the Deccan Chronicle, she told that she was starting her second innings in Malayalam after six years with the serial Mazha Ariyathe.
Srividya was a versatile actress who balanced her position well in Tamil and Malayalam movies. She is the daughter of M. L. Vasantha Kumari, the popular carnatic vocalist. Her father Krishnamoorthy was an actor and he quit acting after he was diseased by some skin issues. Srividya made her debut as a child artist in the film Thiruvarutchelvar, which had Chevalier Sivaji Ganesan as the lead. She danced in the Malayalam film Kumarasambhavam at her young age and also entered the Telugu film industry. Srividya’s bigger breakthrough was through the Tamil movie Nootrukku Nooru, in which Jaishankar and Lakshmi did the lead roles. Srividya had her character as a student, who loves her professor madly. Delhi to Madras is her first film as a solo heroine, in which she paired Jaishankar. She had lots of hit films, among which the film Apoorva Raagangal directed by K. Balachander was a notable one. In that film she acted as the middle aged lady, who is loved by a youngster. That is the first film for Rajini Kanth, in which she paired him. As Srividya is from the family of carnatic legends, she had many offers to sing for films. She did only a few songs in Malayalam and Tamil, among which Sunday Bazaar song in the film Amaran is the only Tamil song sung by her. Srividya’s last film is London directed by Sundar C and acted by Prashanth and Pandiyarajan. Srividya’s marriage with George Thomas lasted only for four years. Srividya had her last breathe in the year 2006. She suffered from spine cancer and lived finally at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
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Born on July 24, 1953, in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, Srividya, otherwise called Sreevidya, was an Indian film on-screen character who showed up in films of various cinemas such as Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu for a long time. She was the daughter of M. L. Vasanthakumari, a Carnatic classical vocalist and Krishnamurthy, a Tamil comedian.
Sreevidya had a brother named Sankararaman. Due to financial conditions, she began acting at a very early age. Srividya propelled her vocation as a child actor in the Tamil movie named Thiruvarutchelvar with on-screen character Sivaji Ganesan in 1966.
Later, she debuted in Malayalam motion pictures Kumara Sambhavam coordinated by P.Subramanyan in a dance part in 1967 and 1972 Telugu movie Tata Manavadu by Dasari Narayana Rao. However, her first real part was in the Tamil movie Nootrukku Nooru in 1971, directed by K. Balachander.
Her first film as the female lead was Delhi to Madras in 1972, where she worked opposite Jaishankar. In the mid-1970s, she got busy in the Tamil cinema. She acted in motion pictures such as Velli Vizha, Apoorva Raagangal and Sollathaan Ninaikkiren, all coordinated by K. Balachander.
Sreevidya was superstar Rajinikanth's first female lead in Apoorva Raagangal in 1975. She began working in Malayalam films in 1969. Her first motion picture was with Sathyan named Chattambikkavalaby N.Sankaran Nair. She captured the attention of the audience in Chenda by A. Vincent. Among the south Indian dialect films she acted in, the highest number of motion pictures in Malayalam from the year 1969 to 2003.
Her part as Amba from the mythological story adaptation from the Mahabarath, Amba Ambika Ambalika in 1976 got her appreciation. Srividya was a playback vocalist also. She first sang for movies in the Tamil film Amaran and after that for Malayalam motion picture Ayalathe Sundari.
She later sang in a few movies such as Nakshathratharattu and Oru Painkilikkadha. She was a classical singer too. She sang in events such as the Soorya Festival. Sree vidya won many honors and grants for her work in south Indian cinema such as Filmfare Award thrice, Tamil Nadu State Film honor twice, Kerala State Film Award five times and Kerala State Television grant once.
Srividya acted with Kamal Haasan in Apoorva Raagangal that changed her life. In the movie, she portrays the role of as an admirer of actor Kamal Haasan. Sree vidya fell in love with Kamal Haasan amid the production of the motion picture.
They had the help of their families, however, they separated. Their relationship was the motivation of a Malayalam movie Thirakkatha discharged in 2008. In 1976, she married George Thomas, an assistant director of her motion picture Teekkanal but didn’t last long and ended up in divorce.
After returning to the acting post-divorce, she fell in love with Bharathan, the director of her movies but the affair didn’t last either. Later, she settled in Thiruvananthapuram. In 2003, she experienced a biopsy test following physical issues and tested positive for spine disease.
She took treatment for a long time. Two months previously her passing on 19 October of 2006, Ms.Srividya executed a will and endowed Mr. Ganesh Kumar, cine performing artist and MLA. She asked him to enroll a magnanimous society to establish music and dance school for productive students who couldn't get sufficient open doors because of the absence of cash or to give away grant to such understudies to proceed with their examinations and to stretch out money related help to meriting debilitated artistes.
Sridhar is an individual to inspire those persons who do not believe in dance. Sridhar is a multi-talented man to grow up the intensity of interest in a psychological manner. Though he is an engineer, he has faith in dance and performances and fulfills his dream to involve the Kannada cinema. Professionally he is a model, dancer, choreographer, and actor. He had the passion for a classical dance that he gets married with the girl Anuradha, who is also a Bharatnatyam performer. Actually, They were the partners in a dance academy, thereafter they get married. Both of them are now the directors of their own Bharatnatyam dance academy and gain the best institute award also. Sridhar was born on 22 November, 1960. He was a dancing boy from his childhood that came earlier in Kannada film industry.
He had won the best young dancer award of Karnataka Sangeetha Nritya Academy in 1980. Director late Shri. Puttanna Kanagal caught him and debuted in Amrutha Ghalige in 1983.His first entry in Kannada cinema gives him a tremendous response and he knew in native very quickly. He performed in Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Hindi, and Telugu. Overall he had acted in about sixty-five movies and won various awards. Next, he appears in Girish Ka Sara vally’s Bannada Vesha that wins the regional best film award. Sundara Swapnagalu, Manasa Veena, Aasphota, Thavarumane Udugore, Mangalya, Bombat Hendthi, Budhivanta, and Katariveera Surasundarangi are the Kannada movies that achieve the great virtue in the film industry. Bombat Bendthi is a comedy motion picture in which he played a female role that appreciates by the audience. Karnataka State government give him the best actor award for Santha Shishunala Sharief including honorary Nargis Dutt Award for best film.
Tamil director K. Balachander introduced him in his film Manathil Uruthi Vendum with Suhasini. Later he seems in Poo Pootta Nandavanam, Maha Maayi and Pudhea Paadhai that are also commercially successful. In Andhra Pradesh, he acclaim in Sri K. Viswanath’s Telugu movie Swarabhishekam, in which his character likes by everybody. Fazil’s Manichitrathalzhu in Malayalam win the several National awards and State Awards. Smt. Arunaraje Patil’s Hindi creation Bhairavi win the National Award in 1996. It is one of the best musical movies. He is famous for many devotional roles also. At Tamil SunTV, he saw in Brindavanam, Panjavarnakkilli, and Thirvilaiadal (as Shiva). On Kannada E-TV, he appears in Sri Sambhashivarao’s Park. Kannada TV Shows Sristi, O! Nanna Blake; Telugu shows Endamaavulu, Megha Mala, Sheevaleelalu and Sri Bhagwatham giving him a prestigious reward.
Sri T.S. Nagabharana’s television shows Stone Boy and Bayalatha are running in Hindi national channel. As we know, Sridhar is a specialist in Bharatnatyam; he wins Karnataka Chethna (2002), Nritya Kalabhushana(1996), Yuvakalabharathi(2000), Rajyotsava Prashasthi (2002) and Karnataka Kalasri2007. Anuradha and Sridhar are the couple made for each other. They have been famed in the USA and Gulf countries together. They both get training with the Guru Radhakrishnan. They have been together giving the stage performances. Though Sridhar is a BE graduate and Anuradha has a degree in fine Arts, they both are synonyms of each other. As a father, husband and a human being, he was working and still he is. We are seeing him on regional, national channels is appreciating. Thanks.
Nagalakshmi is basically a stage drama artist with many years of experience in her bag. She started acting in the year 1988. Her family circumstances were such that she had to work and take care of her family. She was with drama artist and director Crazy Mohan and later with S.Ve.Sekar and Y.G.Mahendra. In the year 1995 she entered small screen.
From then on she has done so many serials like Kolangal, Vasantham, Azhagi , Shanthi Nilayam and so on. She essayed the negative role in Azhagi serial, she did an important role and her name was Vasantha Durai, wife of the male antagonist Durai of the serial. This serial was remade in another Indian language Telugu as Amma and received applauds from there as well.
She bagged several awards for her roles in various tele series and tamil movie Aarohanam. Though in most of the serials she is offered negative roles, her dream role is acting as a lawyer and wish her dream come true soon. Her interest is cooking and hobbies are listening to music and dancing. She is the younger sister to the renowned South Indian actress Saritha. She is married and has a teenage son.
Let’s wish her all the luck in her family life too.
Nalini or Rani in real life is a South Indian actress, comedian and producer who became popular during the 80’s. She was born on June 24, 1962 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Nalini got married to Tamil film actor, Ramarajan in year 1987, but they got divorced later in the year 2000. They have twin children, namely Aruna and Arun who were born in year 1988.
After her divorce with Ramarajan, she became active in doing Tamil television serials. She acted as a mother-in-law in popular serials like Idhayam and Kolangal which was aired on Sun TV. Her daughter Aruna got married to Ramesh Subramanian in 2013 while her son Arun got married to Pavithra in 2014. Rani mostly acted in Tamil and Malayalam industries and worked with stars like Mammootty, Mohan, Mohanlal and Vijayakanth. But it was her pair with Mohan who became a major hit.
During the 80’s, she appeared in several Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil films including Kaviratna Kalidasa, Punnami Naagu, Agnisaram, Ranuva Veeran, Shapatha, Sangharshana, Intiguttu, Coolie, Nimishangal and more. She was also seen in many Tamil serials like Krishnadasi, Kolangal and Chinna Paapa Periya Paapa, which was aired on Sun TV. Nalini was also part of the serial, Bandham in 2006 and Idhayam in 2009. She is currently appearing in television serials like Madipakkam Madhavan on Kalaignar TV, Chinna Paapa Periya Paapa on Sun TV and currently she is seen in the Telugu serial, Amma Naa Kodala.
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Nalini’s entry in small screen happened in 2001 after she got her divorce from Ramarajan. Both Nalini and Ramarajan were mainstream actors in 1980’s. Nalini has acted in several movies in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam pairing with the then top heroes like Vijaykanth, Mohan, Mamooty and many others. She acted in more than 100 films and even now appears in small roles in many films. Her father vaikom Murthy was a dance choreographer.
Nalini as a serial actress is a big hit and her body language both in negative roles and comedy roles are admired by all. Since 2000 she has acted in almost 17 serials (including the ones which are being telecasted now) and her first ever serial Krishnadasi, though her role was not a main role because of wide acceptance it was made one later. While in Kolangal she did the role of a cunning mother-in-law, in Madhavi she was a soft spoken lady and in Dhinam Dhinam Deepavali and Kichu Kichu Thambalam she did comic roles. She is such a good actress that she could fit well in all the type of roles she did and all were well received by the audience. She is present appearing in Madipakkam Madhavan and Chellakili. A noted critic Subbudu appreciated Nalini for her performance in serial called Krishnadasi.
She has twin children, Son Arun and daughter Aruna and her daughter and son both recently got married.
Ajay aka Gaurav Kapoor is a young handsome Tamil tv actor, a Punjabi by birth and brought up in Mumbai. His entry into film industry happened when he was studying in class twelve. Though he made his debut as an actor in the Hindi movie Priyadarshan's `Gardish', his Tamil serial ‘Kolangal’ brought him fame. After his appearance in Hindi movie and tele-films, he entered the Tamil Industry through a film called “Ooty” which wasn't a big hit. Later on after entering small screen, he was playing small roles in many serials when he got the offer for a negative character in a mega serial “Kolangal”, which was a big hit. Though he played the role of a savvy business man in that serial he was one of the most hated characters among Tamil audience when that serial was being telecasted. In 2010, he started his production house N.K.Kraft Private Limited through which he produced the Tamil psychological thriller movie called “Aadhiyum Andhamum” where he played the role of Hero too.
He is married to Nisha, who is also a Tamil tv actress. He has bagged a couple of awards like state award and sun kudumbam award for “best villain” which are small screen awards. Apart from Tamil serials like ‘Kolangal’ and ‘Selvi’ where he played a Villain, he has performed in Hindi serials like “Choti Ma — Ek Anokha Bandhan” and Hindi version of Tamil serial “Chithi” and has also made his entry into the Telugulu industry through “Rajugari Koothurulu”.
Shyam was born in Chennai and is a famous serial actor. He has acted in many serials, including Kolangal and Thendral, which are both included in the top list for the fame he earned of being an actor. In Kolangal, he played the role of Srividya’s husband, which was well appreciated by the fans. His role in Thendral as Anand was well portrayed by him.
Besides acting, he is also a talented singer. Shyam has shown his singing skills in many stage programs. His energetic and enthusiastic appearance accompanied by his witty humor are some of his qualities that enable him to become a sought-after artist. His portrayal of the characters was not just highly entertaining, but also very convincing. He was caught by police when he committed an accident on his way to Velankanni. A school girl was killed when Shyam’s car collided with another car while he was traveling.
The police arrested Shyam because they found out that he was drunk while driving. He also took part in various game shows and talk shows broadcasted on different television channels. Recently, he appeared in the Tamil soap, MaragathaVeenai on Sun TV.
Bombay Gnanam is a name who represents the earliest woman participation in the Tamil stage and theatre shows. A passionate dreamer of a career in acting since her childhood, she joined the Tamil theater bandwagon back in 1980. She was deeply inspired by a report on minimal participation of woman in Tamil theatre and established her own all woman theatre group called Mahalakshmi Ladies Drama Group in 1989. Since then she has paved her way through theatre, stage shows, television serials and films.
Over 20 serials, including some famous ones like ‘Kolangal’ and ‘Kudumbam’ are in her credit. ‘Premi’ was her debut in the TV serial industry in which she worked with veteran industry giant K. Balachander. She has also acted in some famous movies, but her first love remains to be theatre. She is known for her theatre niche specially and her headstrong portrayals of pro woman roles and subjects. Her troupe Mahalakshmi Ladies Drama Group has recently completed its 25 years in the Tamil theatre world and is still prominent in raising pro woman causes through this eminent media.
She has been awarded ‘Kalaimamani’ award, which is given for excellence in the field of art and literature. She has many other awards in her credit such as Nataka Choodamani by Krishna Gana Sabha and Nataka Padmam by Brahma Gana Sabha. A mother of 2 sons and part of a happy family, she is quite relaxed and satisfied with her life. She desires to carve out some ways to make her shows reach to the rural masses; especially for woman. She has a desire to play it right for the woman rights again. She is definitely a flag bearer.
Priyadarshini is a Tamil TV actress/compere, who is well known for her charming manner of comparing her shows. She is also the sibling of Divyadarshini, another famous compere. She was born in Singapore and brought up in Chennai. Her father passed away in her early ages and she was brought up by her mother.
Priyadarshini started her career in modelling and acted in a commercial for a soap in 1998. She then appeared in DD’s ‘Vizhudugal’, which she claims, is still close to her heart. Her performance won her a chance in Sun TV, where she started t grow enormously. She hosted over 20 programs in the Sun network and still continues to be a part of it.
Priyadarshini is a good dancer. She won the Best female dancer award in Vijay TV’s ‘Boys vs. Girls’ and was the title winner of Kalaignar TV’s ‘Maanada Mayilaada’ pairing with Bala. She won the 'Mylapore Academy award' for The Best Actress for the serial ‘Ethanai Manidargal’. She has also acted in serials like ‘Kolangal’, ‘Vasantham’ etc.
She got into a controversy when she hugged Kamal Hassan in the game show ‘Neengalum Vellalam Oru Kodi’ (the Tamil version of Kaun Banega Crorepati). Some political parties accused her of tormenting Tamil Nadu’s culture by hugging and kissing in public, that too in a game show that is telecast worldwide. However, nothing big happened and the incident fizzled out.
Priyadarshini appeared in a cameo role in the movie ‘Puli Varuthu’ as herself and was casted in a few other Tamil movies in negligible roles.
DOB: 4th June, 1978
Serials acted: Vizhudugal, Kanavugal, Ilavasam, Kolangal, Vasantham, My Dear Bootham
Movies acted: Puli Varudhu(cameo appearance)
Priyadarshini is a renowned Tamil actress. She is known for her work as Video Jockey, TV anchor and actress. She is very successful in her work and has entertained the general audience for many years with her humor and acting. She was born in Singapore, but her home town is Chennai. She always had the spark in her from the childhood and was distinguished from others. She was a talented girl and made many cameos in various TV series in childhood.
She acted in Dhavani Kanavukal in the role of Barathi in 1984. She also appeared as a child artist in Idhya Kovil and Shubhyathra in 1985 and 1990 respectively. Her confidence always led her forward and gave her huge success. Her career took off with a daily soap, Vizhudugal on DD Podhigai in 1998. Her role in this serial earned her various acclaims and is still one of her favorite roles ever. She did a movie, but her real focus was always on serials. She made an appearance in Puli Varudhu, a Tamil movie. She loved her job of anchoring and was always full of enthusiasm while doing it. She is also a great dancer; she was declared a winner in the dance show Maanada Mayilada. She also won Best Female Dancer at Vijay TV’s Boys vs. Girls. She is one of the top television anchors. She acted in various TV serials like Kanavugal, IIavasam, Kolangal, Rakha IPS and Tharkappu Kalai Theeratha. Her roles in these serials fetched her various film offers, of which she took some.
Priyadarshini has a sibling named Divyadarshini, who is also a TV anchor and television actress. She earned many praises and pulled fans from across India. She also won a Mylapore Academy Award for best Actress for Ethanai Manidargal and was an MM2 title winner. She is the veteran anchor of Vijay TV and has carried her work of anchoring with great character and has always excelled in it.
Neelima is a decently prestigious Tamil Actress. Neelima began her acting career in “Oru Pennin Kathai” when she was in school. In her late spring excursions she likewise did gimmick movies like Thevar Magan, Virumbugiren and Pandavar Bhoomi. When she was 15 she performed the lead part in “Acham Madam Naanam”. In 2010, she published that she would put scenes on TV serials behind her necessities to star in gimmick films. Her part as “Karthi's” companion in “Naan Mahaan Alla” won her Edison Award for Best Supporting Actress, before she happened to depict an alternate vital part in “Muran”.
The on-screen character has turned maker with “K. S. Adhiyaman's” wander “Amali Thumali”, a parody film emphasizing Nakul, Shanthnu and Santhanam in the top parts. Her obligations as maker implied she needed to manage work in Fiji and subsequently she needed to stop her part in the TV serial, “Thendral”. She began her movie profession with “Thevar Magan” in 1992 as a youngster artist and later on she was emphasized in movies like “Pandavar Bhoomi(2001)” and “Virumbugiren(2002)”. One by one she gave numerous blockbuster movies in the Tamil business and soon turned into a well known artist. She was most recently seen in “Amali Thumali(2014)” and news was spread that she was going to show up in movies “Iruvar Ullam” and “Vaaliba Raja” which were still to be released in the industry. Alongside an acclaimed dingy profession Neelima additionally made a decent TV career.
Neelima showed up in a standout amongst the most popular Tamil serials “Thendral” playing the part of “Lavanya”. She is presently living up to expectations in “Mahabharatham” as “Goddess Rukmani”. Late news states that she has quite recently returned from Fiji islands and is going to begin producing movies as opposed to acting in them.
Vishwa is a famous Tamil actor who hails from the Tamil television media. He started his career as a presenter of a program and later graduated to become an actor in many serials. He is a multi-talented person as But he does many other things, such as dubbing for heroes and singing. He excels in everything he does, which is his ultimate goal in life.
Vishwa wanted to become an actor from a very young age. He would entertain his friends by enacting famous heroes and other characters in front of them. However, he didn’t copy anybody; he created his own impressions of these great men, and his friends loved it. So, he was motivated to take acting as a career option.
Vishwa was basically a shy person. So he didn’t go door to door asking for a chance in a movie or a serial. Fortunately for him, a famous producer asked if he would like to co-host a humorous program alongside him. He readily agreed. He did excellent work on that program, which paved the way for him to be an actor. Vishwa’s first major acting role was in the famous serial “Marmadesam”. After that, he acted in “Jannal” which brought him stardom. Soon, he became a part of every important Tamil Television Serial.
He was part of some famous serials like Metti Oli, Alaigal, Chiththi, and Kolangal. He can act in any role and entertain the audience, be it a positive or a negative role. Versatility is the main aspect of his acting.
Subhalekha Sudhakar was born on November 19, 1960. He is an Indian film actor in Tollywood who belongs to the Nellore, Andhra Brahmins family. His real name is Suravajula Sudhakar. Suravajula changed his name after doing his debut film entitled, Subhalekha where he acted as Murali in 1982. Subhalekha is 53 years old hailed from Visakhapatnam. He was the eldest of his two brothers. In 1980, he moved to Chennai to study in a film institute. His dream was to become an actor, so he began to search for acting chances.
Director Viswanath gave him a chance to be part of the Telugu film titled ‘Subhalekha’. After that, he had done more than 100 films including some Tamil films. He had done different roles, but he was mostly known for doing comedic and supporting roles. He was married to playback singer and classical dancer, S. P. Sailaja, in 1989. Sailaja is the sister of renowned singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam. They have a son, Sreekar who is a graduate in B.Com. Sudhakar considers his wife as his best critic who appreciates and criticize him for his good and bad performances. He also gets inspired by Amitabh Bachchan and Sanjeev Kumar’s comedy tracks.
Although he says, he would act for as long as he can, but never tried his hand at producing since he is not adventurous and had only acted and never thought about anything else. Subhalekha appeared in movies like Thunai, Sitaara, Rendu Jella Sitha, Shrimathi Kaavaali, Swathi, Aditya 369, Nesam, Prema Zindabad, Dongaata, Chinnabbayi, Aa Naluguru, Modati Cinema, Bezawada, Dammu, Genius, Priyathama Neevachata Kushalama and many more. In 1983, he acted in Sitaara movie which became the biggest hit movie of that time.
He had also played cameo roles in the Tamil film, Ayan and Rakta Charitra. Aside from doing movies, he also acted in some TV serials. He actually loves doing TV shows as he can portray different types of person every day. He was starred in Tamil drama series, Thendral. He was also seen in Madhavi in 2010 and received the Nandi Award for the mega hit serial, Mamathala Kovela. He had also played Thulasi’s father in the Tamil Serial, Thendral on Sun TV.
Sudhakar also appeared in Zee Tamil’s Mamiyar Thevai. Among all his serials, his performance in the Tamil serials Anubhandalu, Kotha Bangaram, Chitthi and Kolangal was widely appreciated. Sudhakar is a self-proclaimed cricket fanatic, and he enjoys watching it. He had played several roles and pulled them off quite well as he believes that versatility is natural since he loves playing different people on the screen like a wealthy industrialist, cruel man, an anxious father, etc. He is a versatile actor and widely known for his supportive and comedian roles.
Recently, he is being seen in the ETV Plus show ‘Nandini vs Nandini’.
Devadarshini is a Tamil TV serial actor who first made her debut in the year 1998 and is now married to fellow serial actor Chetan with whom she has an 11-year-old daughter, Niyati. She has played several supporting roles in more than 50 films and has appeared in around 20 TV serials. She got her first break through the series ‘Marmadesam’ where she acted along with Chetan. She has also played several pivotal roles in cult serials like Annamalai, Kolangal, Athi Pookkal, Poovilangu among many others. She is widely known for her comedy and sentimental roles in several movies in the first decade of the 21st century.
Devayani, born as Sushma Jayadev on June 22, 1974, is one of the leading television actresses in Tamil small screen now. She has acted in more than 75 films alongside stars like Vijay, Surya, Kamal Haasan, etc. She is currently settled in Mumbai with her husband, Rajakumaran. She has won two Tamil Nadu state film awards for her brilliant portrayal of characters in the late 90’s movies: ‘Surya Vamsam’ in 1997 and ‘Kaadhal Kottai’ in 1996. She says her life changed after ‘Kaadhal Kottai’ opposite Ajith Kumar. The movie also earned her a title ‘the homely heroine’. She has also played small cameos in hit movies like Panchathanthiram alongside Kamal Haasan and also pulling off comedy easily in ‘Thenali’ where she played opposite Jayaram. She also received many accolades for her lead roles in movies like Friends, Appu, Bharathi (for which she won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress), Aanandham, etc.
She is known widely in almost every Tamil household and even the global Tamils for her title role in Kolangal in which she played a challenging role of being a brave, courageous and an upright woman carrying the whole serial on her shoulders. Kolangal ran over a thousand episodes, and soon she became a household name and was often recognized as Abi - the role she played in Kolangal. For this role, she has won several awards from different organizations.
She received the coveted ‘Kalaimamani’ award from the Tamil Nadu government in the year 2010. She has produced a few films that her husband directs, a notable one being ‘Thirumathi Tamizh’ where she played an important role. Her brother, Nakul is also an actor in the Tamil film industry who plays hero in movies now and then. Nakul is quoted saying that he follows his sister’s footsteps and considers her a big inspiration.
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Devayani was born in Maharashtra, Mumbai, to the family of Konkani. Devayani started her career from the Hindi film Koyal in which she played the outstanding role of Sushma, but the misfortune with this film is that it was canceled during the production stage. After that, she started doing acting in a Bengali film named Poncomi. She did a lot of work in the Tamil films. Her earliest film was Kaadhal Kottai that was released in around 1990s.
She appeared as heroine in more than 35 films since 1996 to 2000. In this period, her co-actress were also the top actors just like Kamal Haasan, Sarath Kumar, Vijay, Prashanth, Parthiban and many more. Devayani also worked in the TV industry, and her role is outstanding in the teleserial of Kolangal and appeared in the role of Abinaya, that serial had more than 1500 episodes, so it was soap not a serial.
Deepa Venkat is a Tamil film and a TV actress who first started her career as a child artiste in the movie ‘Paasamalargal’ alongside Arvind Swamy, Revathy, and Ajith. She then continued to play in small roles before starting to move into a different role of a voice artist. She has played roles in over 70 Television serials and has dubbed for many top actresses of the industry like Devayani, Simran, Sneha, Vidya Balan, Anushka Shetty, Navya Nair, Kangana Ranaut, etc. In addition to voicing stars in movies, she has also lent her voice to animated TV cartoons like ‘Chip n’ Dale’ and ‘Gum-my Bears’ in the Tamil dubbing of these shows.
She has forayed into TV serials by chance when she was at the school itself and started off at ‘Kavithalaya Productions’ and she often says her acting and dubbing prowess are where they are today because of the kind of foundation 'Kavithalaya' provided. She has played many an amazing role on the small screen as a good friend of Devyani’s in the popular serial ‘Kolangal’. Her first break, though, was in the serial ‘Raghuvamsam’ where she played a chirpy, bubbly student’s role after which she became a huge hit in the college-going and school-going community. She acted in all the episodes while attending school and managing time between academics and television which she managed well owing to what she says “a really good memory.”
She has appeared in several films recently including hit movies like Dhill, Baba, Kanden Kadhalai and Saroja among others. In 2007, she was bestowed upon the prestigious title ‘Kalaimamani’ by the government of Tamil Nadu. She won the Norway Tamil Film Festival Award for Best Dubbing Artiste for the movie ‘Mayakkam Enna’. She is also a radio jockey with Hello FM Chennai. Recently she dubbed for Kajal Agarwal in ‘Jilla’, Nayanthara in ‘Raja Rani’ and Meenakshi Dixit in ‘Tenaliraman’.
He is a well-known Indian actor and director who have left his mark in the film industry. He has worked in various Tamil language films and TV serials. His birth place is Chembur, Mumbai. He got his first break in the year 1995. He made his debut as an actor in the film ‘Mogamul’. He made his way in the Tamil Film Industry by a chance meeting with director GnanaRajasekar and producer Janakiram.
He took off from the theatre in Mumbai to Chennai for his first movie. Mogamul was a landmark in his career. It gave him shot to work with the best in the industry. He worked and cooperated well with Lenin, Krishnamurthy and Ilaiyaraaja. He worked as a lead along with Archana Joglekar and Nedumud Venu. The film won high critical acclaim. The film even pocketed the Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director.
However, the excitement of the success of his first film was short lived as his career did not stir in the direction he thought it would. He acted in some other films but was unable to sustain a career with it. So, he switched to the small screen in 1998. With Ekta Kapoor offering him a role in her serial Kudumbkam on Sun TV, his career took a turn. He played a comic role of Rajesh in this serial. He also assisted Ekta in making Tamil TV Serials. He became a household name due to Tamil TV Serial ‘Kolangal’. ‘Bhaskar’, the character played by Abhishek was loathed by people for his obnoxious behaviour towards his wife. He has done over 40 serials in Tamil. His shows include Malargal, Girija, Kollywood Court and much more.
As an actor, he has worked in ‘Ashokavanam’ in 2001, ‘Pallavan’ in 2003, ‘Azhagaana Ponnuthan’ in 2010, ‘Pathinaaru’ in 2011, ‘Thalaivan’, ‘VaayaiMoodiPesavum’ and ‘SamsaaramAarogyathinuHaanikaram in 2014, ‘Aambala’ in 2015 and his soon to be released movie ‘Pencil’. In 2009, he announced about producing and directing films under his home banner named ‘Hollywood to Bollywood Films.' In 2010, he directed the movie ‘Kathai’ which was selected for 8th International Film Festival held in Chennai.
Abhishek Shankar is an eminent Indian film actor and director, who have worked in Tamil cinema and television dramas. Gnana Rajasekaran’s critically acclaimed film, Mogamul, was his debut movie alongside Archana Joglekar. But he failed to make a mark in the film industry, and so he shifted to television. In 1999, Ekta Kapoor offered him a role in the TV serial, Kudumbam. He played out a comedy role in that and also assisted her in the direction of the show. Forty more serials were done by him, and he came to limelight after his portrayal as Bhaskaran in the television serial, Kolangal. This success led him to be featured in many more shows and dramas. ‘Hollywood to Bollywood’ is the name of his home productions, on which he intended to work from 2009 onwards.
His first release film was entitled Kathai, which features many newcomers, but the film had a low success rate. The film earned mixed reviews and a critic from Sify.com stated he “should be patted on his back for touching up on such a heavy subject”. Another project entitled Kaiyazhuthu has started, which was starred by Shaan, but was then dropped down. In May 2012, he announced another project with Samuthirakani in the lead role, but it also failed to materialize. The year 2015 had two of his releases namely, “Aambala” and “Pencil.” These two movies have filmed him as an actor. He was also signed by an American Production house along with Shaan for the movie, Kaiyezhuthu. Abhishek is already a much loved character among the people.
Sathya Priya is an excellent actress who is in this cinema field for more than thirty five years. She had good roles in films as well as in serials. She has performed with Kollywood superstars Rajini and Kamal. Her role in Panakkaran with Rajinikanth is an excellent one. She is fond of doing different roles with much acting scope. Among the mother artists, she ranks top. She performed as Devyani’s mother in the serial Kolangal and earned a good name. She is from Karnataka. Her acting career started from the year 1979 with a Kannada film Dharmasere. Her recent film is Vaayai Moodi Pesavum opposite Vinu Chakravarthi. She has also dubbed Hindi actress Rekha in the Tamil dubbing of Krish. Her role as Karpagam in Kolangal is still praised by the serial audiences. She did the role of Devyani’s mother in law in the serial Mutharam. Vamsam is the serial in which she performed as the mother of Ramya Krishnan. Her role was ended shortly in that serial, but as far she did, she completed the role with perfection. Chithiram Pesudhadi is the serial, she is doing at present. She has been awarded as the best mother in Sun Kudumbam Awards 2010, for her performance in Kolangal. She is best known for her roles in the film Roja, Baasha and Unnidathil Ennai Koduthen.