Saturday, November 21, 2015

Jomol

                              
Jomol is a well known Malayalam actress who appeared as heroine and in supporting roles of large number of films from 1989 to 2003.She has also acted in a few Tamil films.She has also acted in a TV Serial.
Jomol was born on 4th October 1981 to K.A.John in  Thiruvambady of Kozhikodu District.
Her entry into films was in 1989 as a child artist depicting the young 'Unniyarcha' in the film 'Oru Vadakkan Veeragadha' directed by Hariharan.
In 1992 she acted as a child artist in the film 'My dear Muthachan' directed by Sathyan Anthikkad.Thilakan acted in the title role of this film and Baby Jomol,Baby Ranju and Master Tarun acted in lead roles  which received good response from the viewers and critics.
In 1998 she acted  as the girl friend of Unni (Dileep) in the blockbuster film 'Punjabi House' which was directed by Rafi Mecartin.
In the same year she acted in lead role opposite Kunchacko Boban in the film 'Mayilpeelikavu' directed by Anil Babu and was a hit film.
                    
In the year 1998 itself Jomol was the female lead actress of the film 'Ennu Swantham Janakikutty' directed by Hariharan.It was written by M.T.Vasudevan Nair and it was a super hit movie.Jomol acted as 'Janakikutty' fantastically well that at the National Awards, she received a special mention from the Jury.She received Best Actress Award from Kerala Government in 1998 for the performance in  the film 'Ennu Swantham Janakikutty'.
Jomol,Chanchal,Sharath,Anoop,RashmySoman,Chakyar Rajan,Valsala Menon etc acted in this film.
In the  hit film 'Sneham' directed by Jayaraj in 1998, Jomol, Jayaram .Kasthuri and Biju Menon were  in the leads  and the movie earned much critical acclaim.
                             
In the blockbuster film 'Niram' directed by Kamal in which Kunchacko Boban and Shalini acted as the lead pair, Jomol acted in supporting role as the close friend of Shalini.Shalini acted as the character 'Sona' and Jomol as 'Varsha' in this film.
Melevaryathe Malakhakuttikal was a well noted film directed by Thulasidas in 2000 in which Balachandra Menon,Geetha,Abhirami


















and Jomol acted in major roles.
In the super hit movie 'Arayannangalude Veedu' which was written and directed by A.K.Lohithadas in the year 2000, Mammootty and Lakshmy Gopalaswamy were the main pair.Jomol acted in this film in supporting role as the character 'Suja'.
'Snegithiye' was a Tamil film directed by Priyadarshan in the year 2000.Only female characters were in lead roles of this film in which Jomol appeared in a cameo role as the sister of one of the heroine 'Tabu'.The Malayalam version of this film was released after seven years only as 'Rakkilipattu'.
In the remake of Malayalam film 'Niram'  in Tamil as 'Piriyadha Varam   Vendum' directed by Kamal himself in 2001, Shalini was the heroine again in that version also and Jomol acted the same role as of 'Niram' in Malayalam.Prasanth was the hero of the Tamil version 'Piriyadha Varam Vendum'.
'Thilakam' was a Malayalam film directed by Sasi Mohan in 2002 in which Jagathy Sreekumar,Jagadish and Jomol acted in lead roles.
In the film 'Thillana Thillana' which was released in 2003, Jomol,Navas,Jagathy Sreekumar,Kaveri were in lead roles.The film was directed by T.S.Saji.
                        
Jomol married Chandrasekhara Pillai in 2003 and changed her name as Gouri.
Selected Filmography
Oru Vadakkan Veeragadha
Anagha

My dear Muthachan
Sneham
Punjabi House
Mayilpeelikkavu
Ennu Swantham Janakikutty
Chithrasalabham
Niram
Ustaad
Deepasthambham Mahascharyam
Arayannangalude Veedu
Melevaryathe Malakhakuttikal
Sayahnam
Piriyadha Varam Vendum                     

Thilakam
Puthuramputhri Unniyarcha                     
Thillana Thillana
Rakkilipattu

Sunday, November 15, 2015

T.P.Madhavan

T.P.Madhavan is a popular Malayalam film actor who is in the film field for the last four decades and has acted in more than 500 films.He portrayed Supporting roles,Villain roles and character roles mostly.He used to appear in dignified roles as the father,or maternal uncle to the hero and  heroine characters or roles such as Police Officers,Company Managers,Ministers and so on.He is also a good organizer and was the Secretary of Malayalam Movie Artists Association (AMMA) during the term 1994-1997 and also served as Joint Secretary during 2000-2006.He produced the Malayalam film 'Aana' along with its director P.Chandrakumar in 1983.
T.P.Madhavan is a Post graduate in Sociology and was born to parents N.P.Pillai and Saraswathi in Thiruvanathapuram.He worked at the office of a Newspaper published from Mumbai and later did certain small scale businesses before joining films as an artist.After acting in some films he took a break from films and  worked in Dubai for a couple of years.
His debut was in the Malayalam film 'Ragam' in 1975 which was directed by A.Bhim Singh.
                           
Then he acted in comedy love story films like 'Love letter' and 'Love Marriage' which were successful films.He role was as a Police Officer in the film Love Marriage which was directed by Hariharan.
He became familiar to all film goers by acting as an Office Manager in the blockbuster film 'Theekkanal' directed by actor Madhu in the year 1976.Madhu,Sree Vidya,Kanaka Durga,Vidhubala,Mohan Sharma,N.Govindan Kutty etc acted in it.
He acted along with the  mainstream hero actors of 70's and 80's like Prem Nazir,Sukumaran,M.G.Soman,Jayan,Vincent etc and later acted  along with actors like Mammootty,Mohan Lal and so on.He  has also acted along with many of the new generation actors as well.
He acted along with Kamal Hassan and Sree Devi  in the Malayalam super hit film 'Sathyavan Savithri'. He acted as the character 'Abdulla' along with Kamal Hassan and Rajanikanth in the super hit film 'Allavudeenum Alphutha Vilakkum' in the year 1979.
He was also  in the film 'Kolilakkam'(1981)  directed by P.N.Sundaram in  which the fatal helicopter accident happened for the Superstar Jayan.
In 1983 he along with P.Chandra Kumar produced the film 'Aana' which was directed by P.Chandra Kumar himself.Even though the film received good critical reviews it was not a success at the box office.
He acted as the Managing director of a firm in the blockbuster comedy film 'Nadodikattu' directed by Sathyan Anthikkad.Mohan Lal and Sreenivasan were in lead roles of this film.
He acted as Krishna Murthy's (Mohan Lal) Uncle in the super hit comedy film 'Vietnam Colony' directed by Siddique-Lal in 1992.
In the super hit film 'Lelam' directed by Joshy he acted along with Suresh Gopi,M.G.Soman,Siddique etc as Minister Balakrishnan.
In the 1998 film 'Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu' directed by Kamal he acted as a Sub Inspector of Police.The main actors of this film were Mohan Lal,Sreenivasan and Nandini.
                      
In the blockbuster comedy film 'Friends' directed by Siddique in 1999 he acted in a well noted role along with Jayaram,Mukesh,Sreenivasan,Meena,Divya Unni,Cochin Haneefa,Jagathy Sreekumar and others.
In the 2001 super hit film 'Ravana Prabhu' directed by Ranjith which was a sequel to the film 'Devasuram' T.P.Madhavan acted as 'Nambiar' , father of the character Sreenivas(Siddique).
In the super hit film 'Raja Manikyam' in which Mammootty acted in the title role and received much accolades for his excellent acting skill, T.P.Madhavan depicted a College Principal.
In the 2007 film 'Mayavi' in which Mammootty and Gopika were the lead actors he acted as the 'Home Minister'.
In 2012 he acted along with Mohan Lal,Kaniha,Madhu etc in the super hit film 'Spririt' which was directed by Ranjith.
In the 2013 film 'Pigman' he acted as father to the heroine Ramya Nambeesan.Jaya Soorya was the hero of this film.
T.P.Madhavan was married to Sudha but they got divorced later.They have two children.
Selected Filmography
Ragam
Penpada
Loveletter
Love Marriage
Yakshaganam







Theekkanal
Mohiniyattam
Aanakkalari
Deepam
Aniyatha Valakal
Aana
Uyarangalil
EeranSandhya
Oru CBI Diary Kurippu
Innale
Thalayana Manthram
Kalikkalam
Ulladakkam
Cheppu Kilukkunna Changathi
Adayalam
Vietnam Colony
Pappayude Swantham Appoos
Maya Mayooram
Vakkeel Vasudev
Varanamalyam
Bhagyavan
Sakshyam
Aksharam
Lelam
Kadhanayakan
Kaikudanna Nilavu
Mayilpeelikavu
Daya
Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu
Pathram
Pallavur Devanarayanan
Narasimham
Pilots
One man show
Nammal
Thandavam
Kalyanaraman
Choonda
Hariharan Pillai Happy Aanu
Gramaphone
Manassinakkare
Vismayathumbathu
Udayananu Tharam
Rajamanikyam
Pandippada
Balram vs Tharadas
Romeo
Passenger
Chekavar
Indian Rupee
Ordinary
Spririt
Pigman

  


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