Wednesday, March 4, 2015

MEENA

Meena is an established successful South Indian actress who has acted as heroine of large number of films in  'Tamil,Telugu,Kannada,Malayalam' and also in a few Hindi films.Apart from an actress she is also  a trained classical dancer,singer,TV host and Judge,model etc.
Her father Durairaj is from Tamil Nadu State and mother Raj Mallika belongs to Chirakkal Palace in Kannur,Kerala.
Meena is a Post graduate degree holder from the University of Madras.
Meena entered film industry as a child artist and she was spotted by the legend Dr.Sivaji Ganesan.She acted as a child artist in more than 45 films.
Her debut film as a child artist was 'Nenjangal' in 1982.
She acted as a heroine for the first time in a Tamil film 'Oru Pudhiya Kadhai' in 1990.
Sh received Nandi Award from Andhra Pradesh Government for her role in the first Telugu film as heroine  'Seetharamaiah Gari Manavaralu'.
She acted as heroine of 'Sandhwanam' a Malayalam film in 1991 and  earned accolades love and appreciation from the audience.
For the film 'Sethupathi IPS she won Tamil Nadu State award for Best actress in 1993.Vijaya Kanth was the hero of this film.
In the film 'Ejamaan' she acted opposite Rajinikanth and the film was a box office hit .This was the first film she acted as his heroine and it was the 141st film of Rajini Kanth.Earlier she acted as a child  artist in his film 'Anbulla Rajini Kanth'.
In the same year she received Nandi award as  Best actress for the Telugu film 'Rajeswari Kalyanam'.
In the hit  Telugu film 'Allari Alludu' in 1993 Akkineni Nagarjuna and Meena acted as the lead pair.
Sarath Kumar and Meena were the lead pair of 'Coolie' in 1995 directed by P.Vasu.
Rajini Kanth and Meena were the lead pair of 'Muthu' which was a super hit film.It was directed by K.S.Ravi Kumar and was a major success in Japan also.
Murali and Meena acted in main roles of 'Porkkalam' which was a successful film at the box office.Cheran directed this film for which she received Tamil Nadu State award as Best actress. 
'Bharathi Kannamma' was a film for which she received Best actress awards  from Tamil Nadu State,Filmfare and Cinema Express.
Mohan Lal and Meena acted in lead roles of 'Varnapakittu' a hit film directed by I.V.Sasi.
'Avvai Shanmugi' was a super hit film in which Meena acted opposite to Kamal Hassan.
Jayaram and Meena acted in main roles of Malayalam film 'Kusrithi Kurup' in 1998.
Meena was the heroine of a highly successful Malayalam film 'Friends' which was directed bySiddique in 1999.Mukesh,Jayaram,Sreenivasan,Divya Unni,Janardhanan,Cochin Haneefa,Sukumari etc acted in it.
Prabhudeva and Neena were the main actors of 'Doubles' in 2000, a Tamil film directed by Pandiarajan.
Suresh Gopi and Meena acted in lead roles of Malayalam film 'Dreams' in 2000.
She received Tamil Nadu State Best actress award for the film 'Ivan' in 2002.
R.Parthiban wrote screenplay,produced,directed and acted in lead role of this film.
She received Filmfare Best actress award for 'Swathi Muthu' a Kannada film in 2003.Sudeep was the male lead actor of this film and Rajendra Babu directed it.
In the super hit Malayalam film 'Naattu Rajavu' of 2004, Mohan Lal and Meena acted in prime roles.Mohan Lal,Meena,Nayan tara,Manoj K.Jayan,Janardhanan,KPAC Lalitha etc acted in it.Director was Shaji Kailas.
Sathyaraj and Meena acted in main roles of 'Aalukkoru Aasai' in 2003.
She acted as the heroine of the super hit Malayalam  movie 'Kadha Parayumbol' in which she acted as the wife of Sreenivasan.Mammootty,Mukesh,Innocent etc also acted in this film.
In 2013 she received accolades and appreciation for her excellent acting skill in the Malayalam film 'Drishyam' along with Mohan Lal.The film received awards  as well as Meena received many awards for her role.
Meena received Tamil Nadu State Best actress awards many times and also Nandi Awards.She is also recipient of Asianet,Jai Hind TV award,Vayalar Film award,Cinema express award,Filmfare awards,Dinakaran award and many more.
She is also recipient of 'Kalaimamani Award ' from Government of Tamil Nadu.
She has also acted in several TV serials and appeared as TV host and Judge for TV shows etc.
Selected Filmography
Oru Pudhiya Kadhai
Karthavyam
Idhaya Vaasai
Sandhwanam
Allari Mogudu
Sundarakanda
Yejamaan
Aswamedham
Allari Alludu
Veera
Rajakumaran
Nattamai
Bobbili Simham
Marumagan
Coolie
Nadodi Mannan
Muthu
Sengottai
Avvai Shanmugi
Porkalam
Pasamulla Pandiyare
Bharathi Kannamma
Varnapakittu
Soorya Vamsam
Ananda Poongatre
Friends
Krishna Babu
Anbudan
Doubles
Rhythm
Dreams
Shajahan
Citizen
Rishi
Ayyan
Censor
Rakshasa Rajavu
Dasu
Villain
Dhaya
Swathi Muthu
Mr.Brahmachari
Game of Love
Mallamma
Nattu Rajavu
My Autograph
Prayatnam
Goal
Mariyathai
Udayananu Tharam
Kathanayakudu
Drishyam
Balyakalasakhi 
































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