Friday, September 19, 2014


Sunitha is a beautiful, elegant talented actress and a skillful classical dancer who has acted as heroine of several Malayalam films and also acted in other South Indian languages like Tamil and Kannada.She acted opposite eminent actors like Mammootty,Mohan Lal,Jayaram,Suresh Gopi,Ambareesh,Mukesh,Anant Nag,Shivraj Kumar,Raghavendra Raj Kumar  etc.
Sunitha hails from Andhra Pradesh State and is the daughter of  Venugopal Shivaramakrishnan and Bhuvana.
She is also known in the names 'Kodai Mazhai Vidya' and also 'Vidyasree'.
In Malayalam films she is familiar as Sunitha and the Malayali audience took her as a Kerala girl only because of her characteristic features which resembles the same.She is a well known classical dancer and has performed dance programs for more than 200 times across the world.She has performed dance shows in many stage shows all over the world with Amitabh Bachchan,Mammootty,Mohan Lal,Vineeth etc.
She started learning  Bharathanatyam dance  from the age of three and she has undergone rigorous training in classical dances from exponents like Padmashree Vazhuvoor Ramaiyya Pillai and his son Kalaimamani Vazhuvoor R.Samaraj.
Her noted first film as heroine  was in Tamil 'Kodai Mazhai' in 1986.It was directed by Muktha S.Sundar.
She was one of  the heroine of Malayalam Film "kanikanum Neram' next year in 1987 and acted along with Ratheesh and Saritha.
In the same year she acted  in another Malayalam film 'Nirbhedangal' along with Prathap Pothen, Ambika and Geetha.
Her film 'Appu' directed by Dennis Joseph and scripted by Sreekumaran Thampi was well noted in which Mohan Lal acted opposite to Sunitha.K.R.Vijay handled an important role in this film which contained nice songs.
Mrigaya was a super hit film directed by I.V.Sasi in which Sunitha was the heroine and Mammootty was the hero as a hunter.
Gaja Kesariyogam was a romantic comedy film in which Mukesh acted as the lead man and Sunitha as female lead.Innocent presented excellent acting skill along with K.P.A.C.Lalitha.The film was directed by P.G.Viswambharan.
Neelagiri was a hit film directed by I.V.Sasi in 1991.
In the comedy film 'Mimics Parade' of 91 she presented 'Sandhya Cheriyan' as the lead lady.A group of mimicry artists getting a stuffed animal filled with diamonds and the unexpected happenings afterwards was the theme of this film which was directed by Thulasidas.
Georgootty C/o Georgootty was directed by Haridas as his directorial debut for which he got Kerala Government award.Jayaram acted as George Kutty and Sunitha as Alice.
Pookkalam Varavayi was directed by Kamal in 1991.The film is about the friendship between a school bus driver and a five year old girl.The depressed man after the death of his niece found relief in the love of that cute child.Jayaram was the hero of this film.
Kasergod Kaderbhai was a comedy film and was a sequel to 1991 film Mimics Parade.
Jayaram and Manju Warrier were the lead pair of Kaliveedu in 1996.
Sunitha acted in large number of Kannada  and Tamil films also and many of them were hits and super hits.
Sunitha is married to Raja and has a son Shashank and they lives in Morth Carolina,USA, where she is running a dance school by name 'Nrithyanjali'.
Selected Filmography
Kodai Mazhai
Kani Kanum Neram

Sharabi Ki Kahani Aurat Ki Zubani
Vettaikkaran Siluva
Anukulakkobba Ganda
Varavu Nalla Uravu
Roll Call Ramakrishna
Kunjikkiliye Koodevide
Mimics Parade
Kollur Kala
Georgootty C/o Georgootty
Irikku MD Akathund
Aaralidha Hoovagalu
Pookkalam Varavayi
Sneha Sagaram
Poochakkaru Mani Kettum
Manthrika Cheppu
Ponnurukkum Pakshi
Nenje Thottu Sollu
Kasegod Kadebhai
Vakkeel Vasudev
Adheham Enna Idheham
Nandini Oppol
Bombat Raja Bandal Rani
Chiramjeevi Raj Gowda
Om Saravanabhava
Mimics 2000

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