Monday, December 22, 2014

RUPINI

Rupini( Roopini, Rubini) was active as heroine in south Indian languages Tamil,Malayalam,Telugu and Kannada during the period 87-96 and acted opposite Kamal Hassan,Rajanikanth,Vijaykanth,Sathyaraj,Mammootty,Mohanlal,Vishnuvardhan etc in several hit films.
Rupini was born in a Gujarati family of Mumbai and her father was a Lawyer and mother a doctor.Her original name is Komal Mahuvakar.She was spotted by Hrishikesh Mukherjee and she acted as a child artiste in his film  ' Mili' in 1975 and later acted in some other Hindi films in supporting roles.
She rose to fame in south India when she acted as heroine of Rajanikanth in the super hit film 'Manithan' in 1987 which was directed by S.P.Muthuraman.
Her role as 'Devaki', the heroine of the hit film 'Puthiya Vaanam' opposite Sathyaraj received accolades and she became a leading Tamil actress.
In the year 1988 Vijayakanth,Sarathkumar,Roopini and Ramyakrishnan were the lead actors of the Tamil film 'Captain Prabhakar' which was a big success.
In 1989 she acted opposite Kamal Hassan in the super hit film 'Apoorva Sahodharargal' as the ringmaster's daughter and rose to the heights of popularity.
Rupini and Sithara were the female leads of a blockbuster Malayalam film 'Naduvazhikal' directed by Joshi in 1989.Mohanlal was the male lead.
She acted opposite Mammootty in the super hit Malayalam film 'Midhya' directed by I.V.Sasi in 1990.
Jagadish,Siddiq,Parvathy and Rupini acted in main roles of 'Kunikkitta Kozhi' a Malayalam film in the year 1992.
Jayaram,Mukesh,Rohini and Rupini were the main actors of the Malayalam film 'Bandhukkal Sathrukkal' in 1993.
In the Tamil film 'Thalattu Paadava' (90) Parthiban,Rupini and Kushboo were the main actors.
She was the female lead of 'Olavina Aasare' a Kannada film directed by K.V.Jayaram and acted opposite Vishnuvardhan.
In the super hit blockbuster film 'Michael Madana Kamarajan' directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao Kamal Hassan was the male lead and Rupini,Kushboo,Urvashi  played female leads.
After her marriage with Mohankumar, Rupini quit films and settled in Mumbai.
Selected Filmography
Hindi
Meri Adalat
Naache Mayri
Awara Baap
Nagina
Chameli Ki shadi
Bahar
Malayalam
Naduvazhikal
Midhya
Kunikkitta Kozhi
Nadody
Bandhukkal Sathrukkal
Tamil
Manithan
Theerthakarayile
Puthiya Vaanam
Em Thangachi Padichava
Thaai Pasam
Enne Petha Raasa
Naadu Adhai Naadu
Apoorva Sahodharargal














Ulagam Pirandhathu Enakkaga
Thalattu Paadava
Captain Prabhakar
Vetri Karangal
Uzhaippali
Kannada
Olivina Aasare
Rajadhiraja
Hadite Kogile
Ravi Varma
Gopi Krishna
Bhairavi
Telugu
Ontari Poratam
Gandeevam

Thursday, December 18, 2014

SULAKSHANA



Sulakshana is a South Indian actress who was very much active during 80's and early 90's and acted as female lead of several films in Tamil,Malayalam,Kannada and Telugu languages.
She was heroine of 'Subhodayam', a well noted Telugu film directed by K.Viswanath in 1980 and  acted opposite Chandramohan in it.
Raj Kumar and Sulakshana were the main pair of 'Havina Hede' a  Kannada film directed by V.Somasekhar in 1981.
She acted opposite K.Bhagyaraj in the super hit Tamil film 'Thooral Ninnu Pochu' in 1982 which enhanced her career image.
In 1983 she acted in the blockbuster Tamil film 'Mridanga Chakravarthy' in which Shivaji Ganeshan,k.R.Vijaya,Prabhu and Sulakshana were the main actors.
In 1983 she was well appreciated for her Tamil film 'Aayiram Nilave Vaa' in which Kartik was the male lead and the film was directed by A.S.Prakasam.
She acted along with Rajanikanth in 1984 in the movie 'Thambikku Entha Ooru'.
In the super hit movie 'Sindhu Bhairavi' directed by K.Balachander Suhasini acted as 'Sindhu' and Sulakshana acted as 'Bhairavi'.Sivakumar acted as the main male character J.K.Balaganapathi.
She acted along with Mohan Lal and Mammootty in the Malayalam film 'Poomukhapadiyil Ninneyum Kathu' directed by Bhadran.
She acted as Jayakrishnan's (Mohan Lal) sister in the super hit film 'Thoovana Thumbikal' directed by P.Padmarajan.She also acted in P.Padmarajan's films like 'Moonnam Pakkam' and 'Njan Gandharvan'.
She took a long break from films but reappeared and acts in TV serials.
Selected Filmography
Nyayavidhi







Prathyekam Sradhikkuka
Cheppu
Thoovanathumbikal
Moonnampakkam
Swagatham
Kadathanadan Ambady
Njan Gandharvan
Ezham Sooryan
Chinna Thambi
Subhodayam
Havina Hede
Aayiram Nilave Vaa
Indru Nee Nalai Naan
Thambikku Entha Ooru
Sindhu Bhairavi





Thursday, December 11, 2014

ROOPA AND SATHYAKALA

ROOPA
Roopa is a popular Tamil and Malayalam actress who was active during the 80's and was the heroine of several well noted films.
She rose to fame in 1980 when she acted as heroine of the blockbuster Tamil romantic film 'Oru Thalai Ragam' opposite Shankar.In the heartbreaking campus love story she acted as the character 'Subhadra' and Shankar as 'Raja'.
In the same year she acted in the Malayalam film 'Theekkadal' which was directed by Navodaya Appachan, and acted opposite Sukumaran.Nazeer,Madhu,Sreevidya etc also acted in that film.
'Ambalavilakku' directed by Sreekumaran Thampi in 80, Sneham Oru Pravaham directed by Dr.Shajahan in 81,Aambalpoovu directed by Harikumar in 81 were all popular Malayalam  films of Roopa.
'Kannerpookkal' directed by Rajasekhar in 81 was a nice Tamil film in which Vijayan,Supriya and Roopa acted in lead roles.
In 1983 she acted as the female lead of 'Pallankuzhi', a Malayalam film directed by M.N.Sreedharan  in which 'Kathaprasangam legend'(story narrator) V.Sambasivan acted in main role.
Filmography
Oru Thalai Ragam
Theekkadal
Hridayam Padunnu
Ambalavilakku
Sneham Oru Pravaham
Aambal Poovu
Vasantha Azhaippugal
Mayil
Kannerpookkal
Thunaivi
Kanavugal Karpanaigal
Pallankuzhi
Bhadrachitta

SATHYAKALA


Sathyakala is an actress who has acted in South Indian languages during late 70's and 80's in lead roles and supporting roles.
She acted opposite Prem Nazir in the Malayalam film 'Akrosam'(80) and 'Kari Puranda Jeevithangal(80),Opposite Mohanlal in 'Kaliamardhanam' and 'Uyarangalil(84),Mammootty in 'Saravarsham' and 'Amrithageetham'.She acted opposite Tamil actor/Director K.Bhagyaraj in the Tamil film 'Vidiyum vare Kathiru' in 1981.
Sathyakala left film field in 1984 and settled in Chennai.At present she is acting in Tamil serials.
Filmography
Malayalam
ShaliniEnte Koottukari
Kari Puranda Jeevithangal
Kochu Kochu Thettukal
Itha Oru Dhikkari
Oru Thira Pinneyum Thira
Aa Divasam
Saravarsham
Amrithageetham
Changatham
Kuyiline Thedi
Ee Yugam
Thalam Thettiya Tharattu
Prasnam Gurutharam
Maniyara
Uyarangalil
Makale Mappu Tharoo
Ente Nandinikuttikku
Amme Narayana
NH 47
Ente Kalithozhan




 















Krishna Guruvayoorappa
Ningalil Oru Sthree
Unaroo
Aattuvanchi Ulanjappol
Tamil
Lorry Driver Rajakannu
Periya Kudumbam
Sattam
Thunive Thozhan
Theerpugal Thiruthapadalam
Karunthel Kannayiram

Saturday, December 6, 2014

SHUBHA AND RAJYALAKSHMI

SHUBHA

Shubha acted in all south Indian languages,Tamil,Telugu,Kannada,Malayalam and in a few Hindi films as well.She acted in several Malayalam films  in the late 70's and early 80's as heroine. She has acted as heroine in other languages also and later confined to supporting roles and character roles.
In the 1979 Malayalam film 'Kazhukan' she was the heroine and acted opposite Jayan.Jayan,Sukumaran,Shubha,Philomina,Bahadur,Sreelatha etc acted in this film which was directed by A.B.Raj.
Her Tamil film 'Raja Nagam'(74) opposite Srikanth,Idhayam Parkirathu(74) opposite Jaishankar,Mullum Malarum(78),Oru Veedu Oru Ulagam(78) etc were well noted.
Azhiyatha Kolangal(79) was another famous Tamil film of Shubha in which Kamal Hassan,Pratap Pothen and Shubha acted in Main roles.
In the Malayalam film Kochu Kochu Tettukal(80) directed by Mohan, Beena and Shubha acted in lead female roles.
In the Malayalam political film 'Ee Nadu' directed by I.V.Sasi, Shubha depicted an important character 'Sridevi'.Mammootty,Balan K.Nair,Ratheesh,Raveendran,Anjali Naidu,Krishna Chandran etc acted in it.
In the Malayalam film 'Lekhayude Maranam Oru Flashback she acted as Lekha's mother.The well noted film was directed by K.G.George.
She acted in Telugu films like 'Annamayya,O Seeta Katha,Jeevana Jyothi,Jyothi,Rustum,Sirivennila,Donga Kollu,Gharana Mogudu,Mechanic Alludu,Sarigamalu,Kabirdas etc.
In Kannada she acted in the film 'Nagara Haavu'
In Hindi she acted in films 'Janwar,Aan Milo Sajna,Mil Gagee Manzil Mujhe,Purani Haveli,Shararat' etc.
In Malayalam she acted in films like 'Gayathri,Devi Kanya Kumari,Udyana Lakshmi,Bandhanam,Iniyethra Sandhakal,Vijayanum Veeranum,Agnivyuham,Sphodanam,Sanchari,Chaatta,Ee Nadu,Kilukilukkam,Varikkuzhi,Lekhayude Maranam Oru flashback,Thavalam,Maniyara,Rugma,Panchavadypalam,Eeran sandhya,Gayathridevi Ente Amma,Idanilangal,Samarpanam,Amina Tailors,Sarovaram' etc.

RAJYALAKSHMI

Rajyalakshmi who was born on December 18, 1964 at Tenali in Andhrapradesh acted in 'Sankarabharanam' which was a super hit Telugu film as the daughter 'Sarada' of the protagonist 'J.V.Somayajulu' who acted as 'Shankara Sastrikal' in the film.The film which was directed by K. Viswanath was dubbed and released in Kerala also and was a big success.The fifteen year old 'Rajyalakshmi' who acted opposite Chandramohan in Shankarabharanam  was very much liked by the audience and she received many other offers from all other south Indian languages thereafter  and could act as heroine opposite great actors like 'N.T.Rama Rao,Rajanikanth,Balakrishna,Nageswara Rao,Vishnuvardhan,Shankar,Mammootty,Mohanlal' etc.
She married Ramesh Krishnan and was staying in Singapore till 2005.Now she is settled in Chennai and appears in films and TV serials.
Some of her famous Telugu films are 'Shankarabharanam,Abhilasha,Rustum,Janani Janmabhoomi,Vaibhavamu Samsaram,Swarabhishekam' etc.
In Kannada she acted in 'Sahasa Simha'.










In Tamil some of her films are ' Sujatha,Kodeeswaran Magal,Moondru Mugam,Nalanthana,Kaikoddukkum kai,Soora Samharam,Thalattu Padava,Yaradi Nee Mohini,Kutty,Uthamaputhiran' etc
In Malayalam she acted in films like 'Sankarabharanam,Trishna,Aarambham,Aakrosham,Ahimsa,Ahankaram,Kodunkattu,Ilanjipookkal,Vannu Kandu Keezhadakki,Ankam,Amritham Gamaya,Ithente Neethi,Kalalpada,Oru Vadakkan Veeragadha,Police Diary,Chess,Puthumukhangal' etc.

Friday, November 28, 2014

JUHI CHAWLA

Juhi Chawla, was born on 13th November 1967 at Ambala in Haryana to Paunjabi Speaking dad Dr.S.Chawla and Gujarati speaking  mom, Mona.
She completed her schooling and  did her graduation in Mumbai.
The extremely beautiful, charming girl won the prestigious Miss.India title in the year 1984 and in the same year for the Miss.Universe contest she won the Best Costume Award.She is a trained classical dancer and classical singer also.
Juhi entered film field with the 1986 film 'Sultanat' which was directed by Mukul S.Anand and in 1987 she acted in a Kannada movie directed by Ravichandran 'Premalokam' which was a classic film.
In 1988 she acted as the female lead of 'Qayamat se Qayamat Tak' in which Aamir Khan was the hero.The elegant, beautiful heroine with her warmth grace and cute smile  won the hearts of millions of audience and the romantic film became a big box office hit.The film won Filmfare Best movie Award.
In 1989  Aamir Khan,Juhi Chawla pair  again appeared in another romantic movie 'Love Love Love' directed by Babbar Subhash.Aamir Khan,Juhi Chawla,Gulshan Grover,Om Shivpuri were the main actors which was also a success.
In the year 1990 she appeared in lead role of 'Pratibandh' which was  a big hit.This film marked Bollywood debut of Telugu star 'Chiranjeevi'.She received Filmfare Best actress award for this film.
'Shanti Kranti' was  a film made in Kannada,Telugu,Hindi and Tamil which was directed by V.Ravichandran.
In the Telugu version of this film Akkineni Nagarjuna was the male lead and in its Kannada version V.Ravichandran was the male lead.In the Tamil version which was titled as .Nattukku Oru Nallavan' and in the Hindi version Rajanikanth was the male lead.In all the four versions Juhi Chawla was the heroine.
'Doulat Ki Jung' was 1992 film in which Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla paird which was directed by S.A.Kader, but the film was not a success.
In the same year 'Bol Radha Bol' performed well at the box office.
Next year Sunny Deol's 'Lootere' was also a big hit and the film 'Aina' was a successful film.'Aina' was produced by Yash Chopra and directed by Deepak Sareen.Jackie Shroff and Juhi were the leading pair of this film which turned to be a blockbuster hit.This film was remade in Tamil and Telugu.
In the year 1993 her film 'Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke' directed by Mahesh Bhatt was well received and the director earned Special Jury Award at the National Film Awards.The film also won Filmfare Best Film Award.
Sunny Deol,Sharukh Khan,Juhi Chawla,Anupam Kher etc acted in the 1993 hit film 'Darr'.It was the second film in which Sharukh Khan played the role of a villain.Darr became India's third grossing film of that year.
In the same year Govinda and Juhi Chawla appeared in main roles of the film 'Bhagyawan' directed by S.K.Subhash.
In 1997 she received good responses for her romantic comedy films like 'Ishq,Yes Boss, and Deewana Mastana.'
She formed a nice pair with Sharukh Khan also and gave hits like 'Duplicate,Yes Boss,Darr,Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman' etc.
During the shoot of 'Duplicate' her mother passed away in an accident.
Juhi Chawla appeared in several art movies also like 'My Brother..Nikhil,3 Deewarein,etc.She received much critical acclaim for these movies.
She acted alongside Amitabh Bachchan in the film 'Boothnath'(2008) for  which  she sang a song also.
She acted in several Punjabi films also for which she received accolades.Apart from Hindi, she has acted in Bengali,Kann












 









ada,Malayalam,Telugu and Tamil films.
She was the heroine of a hit Malayalam film 'Harikrishnans' which was directed by Fazil in which superstars Mammootty and Mohan Lal appeared together in equally important lead roles.
She acted in 'I AM'(2011) in one of the  4 short films of it  and received excellence award at the Asia Vision Movie awards and Best Actress award at the 13th London Asian film festival.
She has appeared in TV Serial  and appeared as host and presenter of film award functions.She was one of the judge for a  TV Dance reality show.
She married industrialist Jay Mehta in 1997 and they have two children.

Selected Filmography
Sultanat
Premalokam
Qayamat se Qatamat Tak
Goonj
Vicky Dada
Chandni
Love Love Love
Swarg
 Tum Mera Ho
CID
Pratibandh
Shantaar
Mehandi Ban Gaya Khoon
Bhabhi
Shanti Kranti
BolRadha Bol
Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman
Radha ka Sangam
Daulat Ki Jung
Bewaffa sewaffa
Lootere
Aaina
Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke
Izzat Ki Roti
Shatranj
Darr
Bhagyawan
Kabhi Haan Kabhi Na
Sajan Ka Ghar
Ghar Ki Izzat
Paramatma
Do Bhai
Andaz
Kartavya
Bandish
Loafer
Yes Boss
Mr&Mrs.Khiladi
Ishq
Duplicate
Jooth Bole Kauwa Kaate
Harikrishnans
Arjun Pandit
Dil Hai Hindustani
One 2 Ka 4
3 Deewarein
Jhankaar Beats
My Brother...Nikhil
Paheli
Dosti:Friends for ever
Swami
Krazzy 4
Bhoothnath
Kismat Konnection
Luck by chance
Son of Sardaar
Gulab Gang
The Hundred foot journey