Monday, November 9, 2015

Praveena


                                       
Praveena is a highly talented Malayalam Film and TV actress who is a well accomplished classical dancer also.She has also proved her multi-faceted abilities as a singer,anchor,dubbing artist etc.
Praveena was born at Changanassery to parents Raveendran Nair who is  a retired College Professor and Parvathy on 11th April 1978.
Her entry into films was in the year 1998 with the film 'Gowri' which was an adaptation of the story written by famous writer T.Padmanabhan.She acted as a child artist in this film.
After this film she appeared in a musical program 'Sapthaswarangal' on Doordarshan Channel.
                             
                                               

                                                                                                    
She acted as heroine opposite Dileep in the film 'Kaliyoonjal' directed by Anil Babu.Mammootty acted as her brother in this picture as the character Nandagopan and Shobhana as his wife Gauri.Praveena's character was 'Ammu'.

In 1998 she acted in a well noted role of the big hit film  'Pranaya Varnangal' directed by Sibi Malayil.Suresh Gopi,Manju Warrier,Divya Unni,Biju Menon,Janardhanan etc were the other actors of this film.
In the same year she acted in the film 'The Truth' which was a hit film   directed by Shaji Kailas.In this film also Praveena acted as Mammootty's sister and acted  opposite Dileep.
She has also played opposite Dileep in films 'Oral Mathram' and 'Ezhupunna Tharakan'.

'Sreekrishna Purathe Nakshatrathilakkam' was a super hit comedy film in which Oduvil Unnikrishnan,Jagathy,Innocent,Cochin Haneefa,Sudheesh,Nagma,KPAC Lalitha,Kalaranjini,Bindu Panicker etc acted.Prqaveena acted in this movie as 'Asha'.
In the year 1998 she acted in the critically acclaimed film 'Agnisakshi' directed by Shyamaprasad.This was based on a novel written by 'Lalithambika Antharjanam' in the same title.Rajath Kapoor,Shobhana,Sreevidya,Praveena,Madhupal etc acted in this film which earned many awards.Praveena received Second Best actress award from Kerala Government for her performance in this film.She received Film critic Award,Mathrubhumi award  also for her performance in 'Agnisakshi'.
                                
In the year 1999 she acted  in the super hit movie 'Vasanthiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njanum' directed by Vinayan.Praveena was Vasanthi,Kaveri was Lakshmi and Kalabhavan Mani acted as Ramu, a blind person for which he received Special Jury Award in the National awards.
Praveena was the main female artist of one of the segments of the film 'Oru Pennum Randanum' directed by 'Adoor Gopalakrishnan'.In the segment 'Pankiyamma' she was in that role and Ravi Vallathol acted as her husband.She received second Best Actress award for this film.


She acted in a significant role as 'Nancy' in the super hit film 'Mili' of 2015 in which Amala Paul and Nivin Pauly were the lead actors.
At present she is acting in films such as 'Kattum Mazhayum,Urava,Budhan Chirikkunnu' etc.
Praveena is an accomplished dubbing artist and has lent her voice to Kavya Madhavan for films such as 'Chakkara Muthu,Mizhi Randilum,Vasthavam, and 'Sadanandante Samayam'.
She dubbed for Mallika Kapoor in 'Makara Manju',for Jyothirmayi in 'Ente Veedu Appoonteyum', for Padma Priya in 'Ivan Megharoopan' , 'Amritham' and so on.She received Best Dubbing artist awards from Kerala Government  in 2010 for film 'Electra' and in 2011 for film 'Ivan Megharoopan'.

She worked as Program Producer in Radio Gulf.
She is an anchor and presenter of publish shows,TV shows,Talk Shows  etc.She  has appeared as Judge for several reality shows on TV Channels.She has performed for stage shows at USA,Germany,U.A.E etc.
She has acted in advertisement films for firms like 'KSFE,Nirapara,Kerala Handlooms' etc.
She has acted in several popular TV serials and received awards from Asianet and other channels.
Some of her famous TV serials are 'Swapnam,Megham.Malakhamar,Mohakkadal,Devi Mahatmyam' etc.

She is recipient of Kerala Government Film awards,Asianet awards,Mathrubhumi Awards,Film Critics Awards,Jeevan TV Awards,Amritha TV awards,Kamukara Foundation award,JC Daniel Foundation Award,Muhammed Rafi Award,American Malayali Association award,German Malayali Association award,Gulf Malayali Association award and many more.
She is married to Pramod Kumar who works at National Bank of Dubai.

Selected Filmography






 




Gowri
Kaliyoonjal
Oral Mathram
Pranaya Varnangal
The Truth
Sreekrishnapurathe Nakshatrathilakkam
Onnam Vattam Kandappol
Agnisakshi
Ezhupunna Tharakan
Mazhavillu
Rishivamsam
Saphalyam
Punaradhivasam
Manassil Oru Manjuthulli
Swarna Chirakumayi
Pilots
Vasnthiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njanum
Nalacharitham Nalam Divasam
Rock N Roll
Thirakadha
Vilapangalkkappuram
Oru Pennum Randanum
Duplicate
Penpattanam
Inganeyum Oral
Super here
Beautiful
Manjadikkuru
Varadanam
Mullamottum Munthiricharum

Husbands in Goa
Ustad Hotel
Honey Bee
Memories
Weeping Boy
Vedi Vazhupadu
Ezhu Sundara Rathrikal
Law Point
Bangalore Days
Study Tour
Mili
100 Days of Love
Little Superman 3D

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