Monday, February 9, 2015


Ranjini earned the love and appreciation of the audience by acting in main or supporting roles of large number of Tamil and Malayalam films during the period 1985 to 94.She took a long break from films for about twenty years but has reappeared in two Malayalam films in 2014.
Ranjini is a Singapore born Indian  actress whose real name is Sasha Selvaraj.She debuted in the Tamil movie 'Mudhal Mariyathai' directed by P.Bharathi Raj in 1985 in which Sivaji Ganesan and Radha were the main actors.The film received National award as Best Feature film in Tamil of that year and Filmfare Award South for Best Actor to  Sivaji Ganesan and Best actress to  Radha.In this film Ranjini acted in supporting role.
She again acted in another Tamil film 'Kadaloram Kavithaikal' which was also directed by P.Bharathi Raja in 1986 and acted in supporting role along with main actors Sathyaraj and Rekha.
She acted opposite Mohan as female lead of 'Paru Paru Pattanam Paru' in 86 which was a successful film.
She acted in the Tamil film 'Aayusu Nooru' in which Pandiarajan,Pandian,and Ranjini were the leads which was directed by Ponmani Rajan.
In 1987 she acted in another Sivaji Ganesan film 'Muthukkal Moondru' and acted as female lead along with Sathyaraj and Pandiarajan.The film was directed by A.Jagannathan.
She acted in many other Tamil films like ''Parisam Pottachu,Puthu Mappilai,Neruppunila,Dilli Babu' etc.In the super hit film 'Urimai Geetham' Prabhu Ganesan acted as the hero opposite Ranjini.
In 1990 Karthik and Ranjini were the main leads of Tamil film "Kalyana Rasi' a successful film directed by K.Sivaprasad.
Ranjini acted as dancer Sugandhavally in the Malayalam film 'Swathi Thirunal' directed by Lenin Rajendran in 87.
Ranjini became very familiar to Kerala audience by the film 'Chithram' release d in the year 1988 which was written and directed by Priyadarshan.People liked her cute acting style and her character 'Kalyani'  of  this film in which Mohanlal presented excellent acting skill.
Her character as Sumithra in the film 'Mukundetta Sumitra Vilikkunnu' also was very appealing which was again  directed by Priyadarshan.
In the film 'Rajavazhcha' directed by Sasikumar in 1990, Suresh Gopi,Sai Kumar,Ranjini and Chithra acted in main roles.Ranjini acted as the wife of Sai Kumar in this film.
In the film 'Orukkam' she acted as the pair of Suresh Gopi and the film was directed by K.Madhu.
In 1990 a highly successful film was 'Kottayam Kunjachan' which was directed by T.S.Suresh Babu.In this film Mammootty was gorgeous as 'Kottayam Kunjachan' and received much accolades.In that  film Ranjini portrayed 'Mollykutty' and the role was well appreciated by the audience.Sukumaran,Innocent,K.P.A.C.Lalitha,Babu Antony' etc acted in this film.
Ranjini went for higher studies in U.K. and obtained a Degree in Management and also a Degree in Law.She worked there for a brief period.
She has  acted in two Malayalam films in 2014.
Selected Filmography
Mudhal Mariyathai

Kadalora Kavithaikal
Paru Paru Pattanam Paru
Needhana Antha Kuyil
Nellalam Pournami
Aayussu Nooru
Parisam Pottachu
Urimai Geetham
Muthukkal Moondru
Puthu Mappilai
Poruthadhu Podhum
Sariana Jodi
Sagalakala Sammandhi
Dilli Babu
Kalyana Rasi
Swathi Thirunal
Mukundetta Sumitra Vilikkunnu
Lauthuka Varthakal
Anantha Vrithantham
Nanma Niranjavan Sreenivasan
Thooval Sparsam
Khanda Kavyam
Sunday 7 P.M.
Kottayam Kunjachan
Agni Nilavu
Customs Diary
Ring Master

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