Sunday, January 25, 2015

SUCHITRA, KUKKU PARAMESWARAN AND SUMA JAYARAM

SUCHITRA

Suchitra acted as heroine and in supporting roles of several Malayalam films during 90's.Her entry into films was as a child artiste and acted in many films like 'Aravam,Aambalpoovu,Oothikachiya Ponnu,Vrutham' etc.
Her debut as a heroine in the super hit Malayalam film 'No.20 Madras Mail' along with Mohan Lal and Asokan in 1990.Mammootty,Jayabharathy,M.G.Soman,Jagadish,Innocent etc acted in that film.
After the success of No.20 Madras Mail, she acted as heroine of several films opposite heroes like Jagadish,Siddique,Asokan,Vijayaraghavn,Vijayakumar etc and in supporting roles of many other films.
She was the heroine of the film 'Mimics Parade' a comedy film directed by Thulasidas  and acted along with Jagadish,Siddique and Asokan.Sunitha also acted as a female lead actress of this film.
In the film 'Thalasthanam'(92) Suresh Gopi,Vijayakumar,Geetha and Suchitra were the lead actors.
In the film 'Manthrika Cheppu'(92) Jagadish,Siddique,Sunitha and Suchita were the lead actors.
She acted opposite Vijayakumar in the film 'Bhagyavan' in the year 1993.
In the film 'Sthalathe Pradhana Payyans' she acted as heroine opposite Jagadish as the character 'Gouri'.
She has acted in some Tamil and Telugu films as well.Her most popular Tamil film is 'Gopura Vasalile' in which she acted along with Karthik and Bhanupriya.
Suchitra is a well trained classical dancer also.She was joint secretary of Malayalam Movie Artist's Association(AMMA) twice, during 1997-2000 and 2000-2003.
She married Murali and settled in the U.S.She is at present running a dance school there.
Some of her noted films are 'No.20 Madras Mail,Kuttettan,Abhimanyu,Kadinjool Kalyanam,Bharatham,Kasergod Khader Bhai,Manthrika Cheppu,Makkal Mahatmyam,Sthreedhanam,Sthalathe Pradhana Payyans,Kashmeeram,Hitler,Kakkakuyil,Rakshasa Rajavu'.

KUKKU PARAMESWARAN

Kukku Parameswaran is a well known film actress,stage artiste and costume designer.She has excellent acting skills and have got polished her talents in acting from  the School of Drama.
Great directors like Adoor Gopalakrishnan,G.Aravindan,P.Padmarajan etc cast her in their many  films and most of her films received awards in any of the field.
She has acted in a Hollywood film 'Cotton Mary' in the role as a nurse and got International recognition.She has also performed roles in dramas which received accolades from many places in India and abroad.
Kukku Parameswaran has also got trained in costume designing.She worked as a dubbing artist in films like "Kathapurushan' and "Magrib'.
Some of her noted films are 'Thinkalazcha Nalla Divasam,Oridathu,Anantharam,Moonnilonnu,Sammohanam,Nizhalkuthu,Janam,Kazhakam,Ore Thooval Pakshikal' etc.













SUMA jAYARAM


Suma Jayaram has worked in Malayalam films as a supporting actress in several films.
Her role as a teen aged girl in the film 'Kuttettan' in which Mammootty acted as the hero character 'Vishnu' was well appreciated.In theis film the womanizer Vishnu gets interested in the character portrayed by Suma Jayaram also.
In the super hit film 'Ente Sooryaputhrikku' directed by Fazil in 1991, along with the heroine Amala Akkineni, Suma Jayaram played a well noted supporting role.Her roles in films like 'Mazhayethum Munpe,Ishtam,Kasturiman' etc were well appreciated.
Some of her noted films are 'Ulsavapittennu,Kuttettan,Malayogam,His Highness Abdullah,Ente Sooryaputhrikku,Police Diary,Pravachakan,Sthalathe Pradhana Payyans,Kabuliwala,Ekalavyan,Mazhayethum Munpe,Ishtam,Kasthuriman' etc.


Sunday, January 18, 2015

REVATHI

Revathy is an extremely talented actress hailing from Kerala State who has acted in large number of Tamil films,so many Malayalam films,  many films of Hindi,Telugu and  Kannada languages.She has proved her versatile acting talents in several films and was active as heroine during the period 1983-96 and later on wards confined to supporting roles and character roles.Revathi is much appreciated for her abilities to portray comedy and grief with equal expertise and ease.She took it as a challenge to portray any type of roles if it demanded good acting skill.Revathi is a talented classical dancer also who has got training in Bharatanatyam etc from childhood.
Revathy was born on 8th July 1966 at Kochi as the daughter of a Military Officer Kelunni Nair and Lalitha.
Revathi has directed an English feature film which received National awards and a Hindi feature film in which Salman Khan was the hero.She has worked as dubbing artist for some Bollywood heroines in south Indian language films.Revathi is recipient of several Awards including National film Awards.She has produced and acted in many TV serials also.
Revathi was brought to the film field by the well known film director Bharati Raja for his film 'Mann Vasanai' which became a successful film.Her original name 'Ashakutty' was changed to screen name 'Revathi' by the director Bharati Raja.Pandiyan acted as the hero of Mann Vasanai and Revathi received Filmfare special Award (South) for this film.
'Vaidehi Kathirundhal' was a nice film in which Vijayakanth and Revathi acted in main roles in 1984 which was directed by R.Sunder Rajan.
Kamala Hassan,Revathi and Radha were the main actors of 'Oru Kaithiyin Dairy'( A Prisoner's diary) directed by P.Bharatiraja.
In the film 'Kai Kodukkum Kai' Rajanikanth was her hero in 1984.
Another nice film was 'December Pookkal' in which Revathi and Mohan acted as the main pair.
Mani Ratnam's entry into Tamil cinema as a director was  with the film 'Pagal Nilavu' in 1985 in which Revathi and Murali acted in lead roles.
Mani Ratnam directed the hit film 'Mauna Ragam'(86)  in which Revathi and Mohan were the main pair.This film won the National Award for Best feature film in Tamil.Mani Ratnam received Filmfare Best Tamil Director Award.
Karthik and Revathi were the main pair of 'Kizhakku Vaasal' which was a mega hit in 1990.
Another hit film in which Revathy received accolades in 1990 was 'Anjali' directed by Mani Ratnam.Raghuvaran was the male lead of this film.It was dubbed into Hindi and Telugu.This film won three National film Awards.
Shivaji Ganesan,Kamal Hassan and Revathy were the main actors of 'Thevar Magan' a mega hit film directed by Bharathan.Revathi received National Award for Best Supporting actress for this film.
Prabhu,Revathi,Jayaram and Jaishankar were the main actors of the film 'Priyanka' in 1994 for which Revathi got filmfare award for Best Actress-Tamil.
In 1983 Revathi was the heroine of Mohan Lal in the Malayalam film 'Kattathe Kilikoodu' and acted along with Bharat Gopi and Sreevidya.
She acted along with Mammootty,Rehman,Thilakan,Jose Prakash etc in the film 'Ente Kanakkuyil' in the same year.
Revathi presented excellent and outstanding performance in the film 'Kakkothikkavile Appooppanthadikal' a nice film directed by Kamal in 1988.Revathi earned much sympathy and love from the audience for that role which was about a girl who was kidnapped from a noble family and had to live with a group of beggars.She received Filmfare Award for Best Actress-Malayalam for this film.In the action thriller Movie 'Moonnam Mura' which was directed by K.Madhu in 1988 she acted opposite Mohan Lal and along with Suresh Gopi,Mukesh,Lalu Alex,Babu Antony etc.
In the film 'Varavelpu' directed by Sathyan Anthikkad her role as 'Rema'was well appreciated.
In the musical comedy film 'Kilukkam' directed by Priyadarshan in 1991 Revasthi's role can not be forgotten  for her comedy scenes along with Innocent and Jagathy Sree Kumar in this film.
Her role in the film 'Devasuram' in 1993 was superb and as the classical dancer Bhanumati, Revathi presented stupendous acting skill.
In the film 'Agnidevan' directed by Venu Nagavally as the character Sudarshana, Revathi was perfect.
In the year 2012 she acted in title role of 'Molly Aunty Rocks' along with the lead actor Pritviraj.The film was directed by Ranjit Sankar.
Venkatesh and Revathi were the lead stars of Telugu film 'Prema' in 1989.For the Telugu film 'Ankuram' she got Filfare Award  for Best Actress-Telugu in 1992.Revathi and Sarath Babu were the lead actors of this film.
In the Hindi film 'Love'(91) Salman Khan and Revathi were the main pair.Suresh Krishna directed this movie.
In 1994 for the Hindi film 'Tarpan' Ompuri,Revathi,Dina Pathak,Mitra Vasisht etc acted .The film was screened at International Film festivals at Moscow,Cairo,Montreal and Chicago.
Revathi directed feature film 'Mitr My Friend' in 2002 which received National Award for Best feature film in English.
She directed the Hindi feature film 'Phir Milenge' in 2004 in which Salman Khan and Shilpa Shetty acted in main roles.
She has acted in and produced several Tamil TV serials during 1990-2003.
Revathi married director/cinematographer 'Suresh Chandra Menon' in 1986 but got divorced in 2013.
Revathi is also involved  with the activities of several social organisations.
Selected Filmography
Tamil
Mann Vasanai
Kai Kodukkum Kai
Vaidhehi Kathirunthal
Oru Kaithiyin Dairy
Prema Pasam
December Pookkal
Punnagai Mannan
Uthama Purushan
Aan Paavam
Anjali
Pudhiya Mugam
Paasa Malargal
Gandhi Pirandha Mann
En Aasai Machan
Iruvar
Taj Mahal
Red 
Thamizhan
Udhaya Geetham
Pagal Nilavu
Marumagal
Mouna Ragam
Maragatha Veenai
Kizhakku Vaasal
Priyanka
Thalamurai
Thevar Magan
Kanda Naal Mudhal
Vaanathu Poochi
Koncham Koffee Konjam Kadhal
Malayalam
Kattathe Kilikoodu
Ente Kanakuyil
Aankiliyude Tharattu
Kakkothi kavile Appooppanthadikal
Puravritham
Moonnam Mura
Varavelppu
Njangalude Kochu Doctor
Ottayadipathakal
Kilukkam
Advaitham
Devasuram
Mayamayuram
Agni Devan
Mangamma
Ravanaprabhu
Nandanam
Kaiyethum Doorathu
Gramaphone
Mizhi Randilum
Anandabhadram
Vellathooval
Nammal Thammil
Pattinte Palazhy
Penpattanam
Indian Rupee
Father's Day
Molly Aunty Rocks
Hindi
Love
Raat
Muskuahat
Tarpan
Aur Ek Prem Kahani
Dhoop
Ab Tak Chhappan
Darna Mana Hai
Phir Milenge
Nishabd
Telugu
Manasa Veena
Seetamma Pelli
Rao Gari Illu
Prema
Lankeshwaradu
Ankuram

























Gayam
Ganesh
Eeshwar
Anukshanam
Kannada
Idu Saadhya
Nishyabda
As a Director
Mitr My Friend
Phir Milenge
Kerala Cafe( Makal segment)
Mumbai Cutting(parcel segment)
As dubbing Artist
Devaragam (For Sreedevi)
Minsara Kanavu(For Kajol)
Megham (For Pooja Batra)
Kandu Konden Kandu Konden (For Tabu)
Chandrolsavam ( For Kushboo)



  

Monday, January 12, 2015

KALARANJINI

Kalaranjini is a popular South Indian actress who appears mostly in Malayalam in supporting roles and character roles.During the 80's she has acted as heroine of several films and acted opposite stars like Mammootty,,Ratheesh,Suresh,Shankar etc.She is the elder sister of film actresses Kalpana and Urvashi.
Kalaranjini is the daughter of renowned theater artist Chavara V.P.Nair and Vijayalakshmi.She is an excellent classical dancer also.
She entered film field in early 80's and acted in films like Madanolsavam,Kazhukan etc in small roles.In 1982 she acted in the film 'Njan Onnu Parayatte' along with Mohan,Mohanlal,Jayabharathi,Nedumudi Venu etc.
She was the heroine of 'Odukkam Thudakkam' and acted opposite Ratheesh in the year 1982 and the film was directed by Malayattoor Ramakrishnan.
In the same year she was the heroine of 'Manchal Nila' a romantic Tamil movie in which she acted opposite Suresh.
She was one of the female lead of the  film 'Aasha'(82).
She acted in important  roles of Sreekumaran Thampi films like 'Swanthamenna Padam,Ammakkorumma,Gaanam' etc in that period.
In the film 'Ente Mohangal Poovaninju' Shankar,Menaka,Kalaranjini,Mohanlal  etc were the main actors.Shankar was the hero who loved Menaka but his father wanted him to marry Kalaranjini.Mohanlal acted as Shankar's best friend.
Mammootty,Mohanlal,Ratheesh,Shantikrishna,Kalaranjini were the main actors of 'Himavahini' directed by P.G.Viswambharan in 83.
'Eettillam' was  written and directed by Fazil in 83 in which Mammootty,Nedumudi Venu,Bharat Gopi,Menaka,Kalaranjini etc acted.
'Bhookambam' was a hit film directed by Joshi in 83 in which Prem Nazir,Jaishankar,Mohanlal,Ravikumar,Raveendran,Swapna,Srividya,Kalaranjini etc acted.
Another film in which Kalaranjini acted along with Mammootty and Mohanlal in that period was 'Lakshmana Rekha' in 84 in which Seema and Kalaranjini were the female leads.The film was directed by I.V.Sasi.
In the hit film 'Ithrayum Kaalam' directed by I.V.Sasi, Mammootty,Ratheesh,Shobana,Seema,Kalaranjini etc acted.
In the film 'Sreekrishnapurathe Nakshatrathilakkam' directed by Rajasenan with a comedy touch KPAC Lalitha,Bindu Panicker and Kalaranjini presented excellent acting moments which was loved  by the audience.Jagathy Sreekumar,Innocent and Cochin Haneefa also made their roles memorable in this film.'Nagma' acted in this movie as film star 'Nagma' herself.
In the super hit film 'Nandanam' in which Pritviraj and Navya Nair were the leads, Kalaranjini acted in an important role.
In the super hit film 'Swapnakoodu' directed by Kamal in 2003, she acted along with Kunchacko Boban,Jayasoorya etc and acted as the mother of Bhavana(Padma) and Meera Jasmine(Kamala).
In the film 'Annorikkal'(2005) Kalaranjini acted as Ponnu's(Kavyamadhavan) mother.
In the hit film 'Kochi Rajavu'(2005) she portrayed the character Lakshmi and acted along with Dileep,Kavyamadhavan,Rambha etc.
In the hit film 'Puthiya Mugham' directed by Deepan she portrayed an important role.
In the romantic comedy Malayalam film 'Spanish Masala'(2012) directed by Lal Jose, she acted as mother of Charlie(Dilip).
In the year 2014 she acted as mother of Kunchacko Boban in the film 'How Old Are You'.
She has acted in many TV serials also like 'Mayavi,Devi Mahatmyam,Kalyana Parisu,Kunkumapoovu' etc 
Selected Filmography
Madanolsavam
Kazhukan









 





Swantham Enna Padam
Ente mohangal Poovaninju
Gaanam
Odukkam Thudakkam
Aasha
Njan Onnu Parayatte
Hima Vahini
Eettillam
Ee Vazhi Mathram
Lakshmana Rekha
Nishedhi
Amme Bhagavathy
Attahasam
Vamban
Kaumara Swapnangal
Kadhanayakan
Nandanam
Kalyanaraman
Vasnthamalika
Swapnakoodu
Iruvattam Manavatty
Kochi Rajavu
Hridayathil Sookshikkan
Speed Track
Sooryan
Kangaroo
Pulliman
Ithu Nammude Katha
Kalabha Mazha
Spanish Masala
Kunjaliyan
The King & the Commissioner
Bombay Mittayi
Aattakatha
Parankimala
How Old are You