Thursday, August 22, 2013


Amala has acted as heroine in  many films of all South Indian languages such as Tamil,Telugu,Kannada,Malayalam  and also in Hindi from the period from 1986 to 1992.She proved herself as an exceptionally talented actress so energetic and brilliant.Amala married Telugu superstar Nagarjuna in 1992 and did not appear in films for a long span of twenty years but came back in 2012 with a bang.
Amala was born as 'Amala Mukherjee' on September 12, 1968 in West Bengal.She entered films by acting in the Tamil movie 'Mythili Ennai Kadhali' directed by T.Rajender in 1986.Films like 'Kodai Mazhai and Melle Thirandhathu Kathavu' boosted her name and fame. Then followed other hits like Vettaikkaran,Vedam Puthithu,Agni Natchithiram etc.The mute film without any dialogues 'Pushpak' which ran all over India in packed houses revealed her acting skills extensively  and received accolades in 1988.In 1988 itself she acted in Hindi films 'Dayavan' and 'Kab Tak Chupke Rahungi'.

In 1989 she acted opposite Mithun Chakraborthy in the film 'Dost' and in the film 'Jurrat' she acted opposite Kumar Gaurav.
In 1991 she acted in the Malayalam film 'Ente Sooryaputhrikku'  with co- stars 
Suresh Gopi, Sreevidya etc and it was directed by Fazil.It was a super hit film.
Another film 'Ulladakkam' which was directed by Kamal earned her 'Filmfare' award.
In Telugu and Kannada also she acted in many films during this period.In the South Indian languages she acted with Superstars Kamal Hassan,Rajani Kanth,Prabhu,Mohan,Chiranjeevi,Nagarjuna,Venkatesh,Mammootty,Mohan

Lal,Suresh Gopi etc and in Hindi films she acted with Mithun Chakraborthy,Adithya Pancholi,Vinod khanna etc.
She married Telugu film actor 'Nagarjuna Rao Akkineni' in 1992 and settled at Hyderabad.She is an active Animal welfare activist and promotes communal harmony.She is a 'Vegan' , environmentalist and  'Yoga teacher' for women also.
Amala came back to films by acting in the Telugu film 'Life is  Beautiful' in 2012.She got CineMAA award for Best Outstanding actress in 2013 for the film 'Life is Beautiful'.Filmfare south award for Best supporting actress was also given to her for this film.She was recipient of South Filmfare award as Best actress for Malayalam film 'Ulladakkam' in 1989.
In 2013 Amala acted in the Bollywood film 'Listen...Amaya' directed by Avinash Kumar Singh and acted along with Farooq Shaikh,Deepti Naval, Swara Bhaskar etc.

Selected Filmography

Kab Tak Chule Rahungi

Rakta Tilakam
Chinna Babu

Raja Vikramarka
Prema Yudham
Life is Beautiful
Mythili Ennai Kathali
Kodai Mazhai
Melle Thiranthathu Kathavu
Kanne Kamiyamuthe
Oru Iniya Udhayam
Vedham Pudhithu
Ithu Oru Thodarkathai
Pesum Padam
Agni Natchithairam
Uthama Purushan
Ente Sooryaputhrikku
Bannada Gejje
Ksheera Sagara
Belliyappa Benjarappa

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