Ambika Sukumaran

Ambika Sukumaran Nair is an Indian actress best known for her work in Malayalam cinema during the 1950s and 1960s.she belongs to Travancore Royal family and grand daughter of great painter Raja Ravi Varma, She is a close relative of the Travancore Sisters; Lalitha, (actress)|Padmini]] and Ragini, and also Shobana, Vineeth, Krishna and Sukumari.[1] Ambika also was initiated to go along that path and she debuted in Udaya Studio's film Visappinte Vili in 1952 she is also the first herion of Premnazir.[2] In 1968, she acted as the lead actress in the first full-length comedy in Malayalam cinema Viruthan Shanku, directed by P. Venu. She acted in more than 80 movies.[3]

Ambika Sukumaran
Born1941 (age 79-80)[citation needed]
OccupationClassical dancer
Actress
Years active1952 – 1979
SpouseK. V. Sukumaran
Children2
RelativesTravancore family,
Raja Ravi Varma (Great Grandfather)

Personal lifeEdit

She married Sukumaran and left cinema, settling in the US. She has two daughters.[4] She is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer. She ran a dance school in New Jersey before retiring.[3]

Partial filmographyEdit

MalayalamEdit

  1. Thanka Bhasma Kuriyitta Thamburatty (2019) as Herself in photo
  2. Tharangal (2014) as Herself in photo
  3. Naayika (2011) as Herself in video footage
  4. Allahu Akbar (1977)
  5. Check Post (1974)
  6. Kalippaava (1972)
  7. Moonu Pookkal (1971) as Valsala
  8. Sthree (1970) as Vasanthi
  9. Ara Nazhika Neram (1970) as Kuttiyamma
  10. Sabarimala Sree Dharmashastha (1970)
  11. Nadhi (1969) as Leela
  12. Virunnukari (1969) as Malathi
  13. Mooladhanam (1969) as Malathi
  14. Velliyazhcha (1969) as Chitra
  15. Vilakkappetta Bandhangal (1969)
  16. Kuruthikkalam (1969)
  17. Aparaadhini (1968)
  18. Adhyaapika (1968) as Thankamma
  19. Vazhi Pizhacha Santhathi (1968)
  20. Midumidukki (1968) as Sarasu
  21. Viruthan Shanku (1968) as Kunjikkavu
  22. Collector Malathy (1967) as Indu
  23. N.G.O (1967)
  24. Chekuthante Kotta (1967)
  25. Kudumbam (1967) as Radha
  26. Anarkali (1966) as Jodhabhai
  27. Pinchuhridayam (1966) as Malathy
  28. Penmakkal (1966) as Kamala
  29. Poochakkanni (1966)
  30. Kayamkulam Kochunni (1966)
  31. Kusrithikkuttan (1966) as Lakshmi
  32. Koottukar (1966) as Khadeeja
  33. Thankakudam (1965) as Suhara
  34. Kuppivala (1965) as Khadeeja
  35. Sarppakavu (1965) as Nagaprabha
  36. Thommante Makkal (1965) as Soshamma
  37. Kadathukaran (1965) as Thankamma
  38. Shyamala Chechi (1965) as Shyamala
  39. Subaidha (1965) as Subaida
  40. Devatha (1965) as Ammini
  41. Jeevitha Yaathra (1965) as Lakshmi
  42. Chettathi (1965) as Nirmala
  43. Kathirunna Nikah (1965) as Wahida
  44. Ammu (1965) as Ammu
  45. Shree Guruvayoorappan (1964) as Manjula
  46. Devaalayam (1964) as Sumathi
  47. Aadya Kiranangal (1964) as Gracy
  48. Omanakuttan (1964) as Bhavani
  49. Pazhassi Raja (1964)
  50. Kutti Kuppayam (1964) as Subaida
  51. Thacholi Othenan (1964) as Kunji Kunki
  52. Kalanju Kittiya Thankam (1964) as Girija
  53. School Master (1964) as Vishalam
  54. Oraal Koodi Kallanaayi (1964) as Devaki
  55. Nithya Kanyaka (1963) as Nalini
  56. Sathyabhaama (1963) as Sathyabhama
  57. Chilamboli (1963) as Sumangala
  58. Ammaye Kaanaan (1963) as Madhavi
  59. Susheela (1963) as Nalini
  60. Moodupadam (1963) as Amina
  61. Ninamaninja Kalpadukal (1963) as Thankamma
  62. Swargarajyam (1962) as Baby
  63. Snehadeepam (1962) as Vilasini
  64. Veluthambi Dalawa (1962) as Seethalakshmi
  65. Sreekovil (1962) as Radha
  66. Kannum Karalum (1962) as Sarala
  67. Krishna Kuchela (1961) as Sathyabhama
  68. Kandam Becha Kottu (1961) as Kunju Bivi
  69. Ummini Thanka (1961) as Dancer
  70. Sabarimala Ayyappan (1961) as Panthalam Rani
  71. Christmas Rathri (1961) as Gracy
  72. Arappavan (1961) as Kalyani
  73. Bhakta Kuchela (1961 film) as Rukmini
  74. Mudiyanaya Puthran (1961) as Radha
  75. Sthreehridayam (1960)
  76. Aana Valarthiya Vanampaadi (1959)
  77. Naadodikal (1959) as Sharadha
  78. Koodappirappu (1956) as Parvathi
  79. Vishappinte Vili (1952) as Dancer

TamilEdit

  1. Ponni (1953) as Dancer
  2. Rambaiyin Kaadhal (1956) as Menaka
  3. Raja Rani (1956) as Dancer
  4. Mathar Kula Manikkam (1956) as Dancer
  5. Pudhu Vazhvu (1957)
  6. Yaanai Valartha Vanampadi (1959)
  7. Rathinapuri Ilavarasi (1960)
  8. Ivan Avanethan (1960)
  9. Sri Valli (1961)
  10. Naan Vanangum Dheivam (1963)
  11. Kandhan Karunai (1967) as Padumakomalai
  12. Thillana Mohanambal (1968) as Maragatham

TeluguEdit

  1. Charana Daasi (1956) as Dancer
  2. Dakshayagnam (1962) as Urvashi
  3. Rani Ratnaprabha (1962) as Dancer

KannadaEdit

  1. Abba Aa Hudugi (1959) as Dancer

HindiEdit

  1. Royal Mail (1963) as Rajkumari

TV Shows - GuestEdit

  • Sthree (ACV)
  • Morning Guest (Media One)
  • Interview (Manorama News)
  • Rangoli (Doordarshan Malayalam)
  • Innalathe Tharam (Amrita TV)
  • Film Views

DramasEdit

  • Kuttavum Shikshayum

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "മലയാളത്തിന്റെ മുന്‍ നായിക പൊന്നാനിയില്‍ , Flash Back - Mathrubhumi Movies". Archived from the original on 2 December 2013. Retrieved 17 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Manorama Online Latest Malayalam News. Breaking News Events. News Updates from Kerala India". Manoramaonline.com. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Vintage memories". The Hindu. 27 February 2009. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Innalathe Tharam-Amritatv". Retrieved 1 November 2013 – via YouTube.

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