Ambika Sukumaran

Ambika Sukumaran is an Indian film actress best known for her work in Malayalam cinema during the 1950s and 1960s. She is a close relative of the Travancore Sisters; Lalitha, 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.[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
OccupationClassical dancer
Actress
Years active1952 – 1979
Spouse(s)K. 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. Allahu Akbar (1977)
  4. Check Post (1974)
  5. Kalippaava (1972)
  6. Moonu Pookkal (1971) as Valsala
  7. Sthree (1970) as Vasanthi
  8. Ara Nazhika Neram (1970) as Kuttiyamma
  9. Sabarimala Sree Dharmashastha (1970)
  10. Nadhi (1969) as Leela
  11. Virunnukari (1969) as Malathi
  12. Mooladhanam (1969) as Malathi
  13. Velliyazhcha (1969) as Chitra
  14. Vilakkappetta Bandhangal (1969)
  15. Kuruthikkalam (1969)
  16. Aparaadhini (1968)
  17. Adhyaapika (1968) as Thankamma
  18. Vazhi Pizhacha Santhathi (1968)
  19. Midumidukki (1968) as Sarasu
  20. Viruthan Shanku (1968) as Kunjikkavu
  21. Collector Malathy (1967) as Indu
  22. N.G.O (1967)
  23. Chekuthante Kotta (1967)
  24. Kudumbam (1967) as Radha
  25. Anarkali (1966) as Jodhabhai
  26. Pinchuhridayam (1966) as Malathy
  27. Penmakkal (1966) as Kamala
  28. Poochakkanni (1966)
  29. Kayamkulam Kochunni (1966)
  30. Kusrithikkuttan (1966) as Lakshmi
  31. Koottukar (1966) as Khadeeja
  32. Thankakudam (1965) as Suhara
  33. Kuppivala (1965) as Khadeeja
  34. Sarppakavu (1965) as Nagaprabha
  35. Thommante Makkal (1965) as Soshamma
  36. Kadathukaran (1965) as Thankamma
  37. Shyamala Chechi (1965) as Shyamala
  38. Subaidha (1965) as Subaida
  39. Devatha (1965) as Ammini
  40. Jeevitha Yaathra (1965) as Lakshmi
  41. Chettathi (1965) as Nirmala
  42. Kathirunna Nikah (1965) as Wahida
  43. Ammu (1965) as Ammu
  44. Shree Guruvayoorappan (1964) as Manjula
  45. Devaalayam (1964) as Sumathi
  46. Aadya Kiranangal (1964) as Gracy
  47. Omanakuttan (1964) as Bhavani
  48. Pazhassi Raja (1964)
  49. Kutti Kuppayam (1964) as Subaida
  50. Thacholi Othenan (1964) as Kunji Kunki
  51. Kalanju Kittiya Thankam (1964) as Girija
  52. School Master (1964) as Vishalam
  53. Oraal Koodi Kallanaayi (1964) as Devaki
  54. Nithya Kanyaka (1963) as Nalini
  55. Sathyabhaama (1963) as Sathyabhama
  56. Chilamboli (1963) as Sumangala
  57. Ammaye Kaanaan (1963) as Madhavi
  58. Susheela (1963) as Nalini
  59. Moodupadam (1963) as Amina
  60. Ninamaninja Kalpadukal (1963) as Thankamma
  61. Swargarajyam (1962) as Baby
  62. Snehadeepam (1962) as Vilasini
  63. Veluthambi Dalawa (1962) as Seethalakshmi
  64. Sreekovil (1962) as Radha
  65. Kannum Karalum (1962) as Sarala
  66. Krishna Kuchela (1961) as Sathyabhama
  67. Kandam Becha Kottu (1961) as Kunju Bivi
  68. Ummini Thanka (1961) as Dancer
  69. Sabarimala Ayyappan (1961) as Panthalam Rani
  70. Christmas Rathri (1961) as Gracy
  71. Arappavan (1961) as Kalyani
  72. Bhaktha Kuchela (1961) as Rukmini
  73. Mudiyanaya Puthran (1961) as Radha
  74. Sthreehridayam (1960)
  75. Aana Valarthiya Vanampaadi (1959)
  76. Naadodikal (1959) as Sharadha
  77. Koodappirappu (1956) as Parvathi
  78. 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. Thillana Mohanambal (1968) as Maragatham

TeluguEdit

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

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. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 December 2013. Retrieved 17 November 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "Vintage memories". Thehindu.com. 27 February 2009. Retrieved 18 July 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Innalathe Tharam-Amritatv". Youtube.com. Retrieved 1 November 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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