Friday, December 16, 2011

VIDHUBALA


Vidhubala is a very talented Actress who mainly acted in Malayalam films and appeared in a few Tamil movies also.She was born on May 24 1954 as the daughter of Magician K.Bhagyanath and Sulochana.She is a graduate in psychology and a good dancer.She some times accompanied her father to assist him for his magical shows.Magician Bhagyanath was very famous in his career and had stage shows all over India.Vidhubala allowed him to do the Hypnosis magical item,cutting with a sharp blade,penetrating several knives in to a box after enclosing in a closed box etc to her also.She also knew the secrets of the magic..
Vidhubala entered the film field at the age of eight in a Malayalam film 'School Master' as a child artist.In the year 1973 she acted  in the lead role as heroine in a Tamil movie 'Ponnukku Thanga Manassu' for which she got Best Actress award also.She was introduced as heroine in a Malayalam film in the year 1974 'College Girl' which was directed by Hariharan and written and produced by Dr.Balakrishnan.
College girl was a comedy  entertainer in which Prem Nazir was the hero.The film was a big hit and Vidhubala was accepted by the audience of Kerala so that she was cast in several films.During the following years she was very busy and till 1981 she could act in more than 100 Malayalam films most of them in lead roles.
She was able to act  with almost all  main actors of those times including Prem Nazir,Madhu,Vincent,M.G.Soman,Mohan,Jayan,Kamal Hassan etc.

Vidhubala always tried to keep an image as the girl living next door and her acting skill was much appreciated.She handled all her characters with ease and the audience felt her acting as natural.She was liked by all family audience and she never acted revealing sex or glamorously.Her dialogues were her own voice
dubbed and so she could maintain her own identity.
The famous Cinematographer Madhu Ambatt is her brother.She quit acting career  in 1981 when she was having  so many films in hand.She married Murali Kumar  a Businessman who produced several of her films.
Now she is appearing on a Channel in T.V. anchoring a program known as 'Kadhayallathu  Jeevitham'.
Selected Filmography
Ajayanum Vijayanum
Abhinayam
Aswathama
Anjatha Theerangal
Amarsham
Alibabayum 41 Kallanmarum
Amme Anupame
Amritha Chumbanam
Anumodanam
Agni
Astamangalyam
Avalkku Maranamilla
Avalude Ravukal
Bhoomidevi Pushpiniyayi
Chirikkudukka
Chuvanna Sandhyakal
College Girl
Dheera Sameere Yamuna Theere
Ee ManoharaTheeram
Ezham Kadalinakkare
Enkamma Sapadham(T)
Harsha Bashpam
Itha Ivide Vare
Innale Innu
Iniyum puzha ozhukum
Liza
Lissy
Love Letter
Lajjavathy
Kuttavum Sikshayum
Kalyanapanthal
Minimol
Muttathe Mulla
Njaval Pazhangal
Ormakal Marikkumo
Ore Vanam Ore Bhoomi

Pichipoo
Pick pocket
Ponnukku Thanga Manassu(T)
Pravaham
Radha Enna Penkutty
Rasi Nalla Rasi(T)
Rajahamsam
Rakthamillatha Manushyan
Sandhyaragam
Sarpam
Society Lady
Taxy Driver
Theekkanal
Thomasleeha
Ummachu
Vadaka Veedu
Veedu Oru Swargam
Virunnukari
Vishukkani
Yagaswam
Yatheem
Yudhabhoomi



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