Monday, September 1, 2014

JYOTHILAKSHMI AND JAYAMALINI

Jyothilakshmi and Jayamalini are sisters and the elder actress  Jyothilakshmi  entered films in the 60's mainly in Telugu but also appeared in other languages as well.In the early days she used to act in supporting roles but when her skill as a dancer was revealed and much liked by the audience , she was given item dance numbers,vamp roles,comedy roles etc mostly.
Jyothilakshmi is still looking good and young and she is keeping young at heart also.In 2012 she danced for two Telugu films 'Jaganmohini' and 'Kuberalu'.In a long career span of about five decades she has appeared in more than 1000 films in languages like 'Telugu,Tamil,Malayalam,Kannada and Hindi'.
Jayamalini, who is the  younger  sister of Jyothilakshmi  (was born on 22 Dec 1958)  also followed her elder sister's  path and became one of the top dancer mostly presenting item numbers,vamp roles etc in languages Telugu,Tamil,Malayalam,Kannada and Hindi.Both of them appeared together in dance scenes of certain films also.Both of them reigned the item dance sector of films for a long period.
JYothi Lakshmi has earlier appeared in main roles of films and acted in many Telugu  films opposite  Superstar Krishna.The sisters have acted along with  superstars like MGR,Sivaji Ganesan,Jaishankar,Prem Nazir etc.
In the 60's Jyothilakshmi handled well noted roles in several  Malayalam films. She handled supporting role in the film 'Murappennu ' which was a super-hit film directed by A.Vincent in 1965 which was scripted by M.T.Vasudevan Nair.
Her role as supporting actress in 'Nagarame Nandi'(67) which was also directed by A.Vincent and produced by Shobhana Parameswaran Nair received accolades.
She also acted in supporting roles of well noted films like 'Kunjali Marakkar,Inspector,Kodungallooramma' etc during that period.Later she acted
in  films like 'Dwantha Yudham,Palattu Kunjikkannan,Manushya Mrigam,Avesam,Sanchari, Thadavara' etc.
Jayamalini  also acted along with Jyothilakshmi in Malayalam films like 'Avesham,Dwantha Yudham,Palattu Kunji Kannan, Thadavara,Sanchari etc.
The birth place of the sisters is Sullurpetta in Andhra Pradesh.
After retirement from films Jayamalini has settled in Chennai.
Filmography of Jyothilakshmi
Periya Idathu Penn
Nai Roshni
Payal Ki Jhankar
Koi Ghulam Naihin
Thalaivan
Jawab
James Bond 777
Ustad Mera Naam
Return of Johny
Ratna Dakoo
Miss Chalbaaz
Hunterwali
Rajdhani Express
Inspector Rekha
Hifazat
Rani aur Jaani
Mahashakti
Gandharva Kanya
Donga Ramudu &party
Bangaru Babu
Murapennu
Magarame Nandi
Kunjali Marakkar
Kodungallooramma
Palatu Kunjikannan
Sanchari
Manushyamrugam
Inspector
Aavesham
Thadavara
Dwandha Yudham
Filmography of Jayamalini
Telugu
Sri Vinayaka Vijayamu
Driver Ramudu
State Rowdy
Meruppu Daddy
Gandharva Kanya
Annadamula Anubandham
Bhakta Kannappa
Amaradeepam
Jaganmohini
Tamil
Anbukku Naan Adimai
Annai Oru Aalayam
Anda Oru Nimidam
Attukara Alamelu
Karuppu Sattakaran
Garjanai
Guru
Karate Kamala
Naam Iruvar
Kudumbam
Valibamae Vaa Vaa
Maya Mohini
Nyayam Kelkiren
Raja Nee Vazga
Raagam Thedum Pallavi
Kannada
Guru Shishyaru
Bangarada Gudi



 









Baddi Bangaramma
Rustum Jodi Jayasimha
Matte Vasanta
Sedina Hakki
Police Papanna
Malayalam
Omana Kunju
Shakti
Aavesham
Lava
Hridayam Padunnu
Sanchari
Sreeman Sreemathi
Nayattu
Dwantha Yudham
Chambalkadu
Shatru
Urukku Manushyan
Prabhatham Chuvanna Theruvil
Kadathanadan Ambadi
Abkari

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