Bhagyalakshmi (born 1 November 1962) is an Indian dubbing artist, actress and an activist. She works primarily in Malayalam Film Industry. She has dubbed for more than 2000 films in Malayalam cinema. She mostly dubbed for actress Shobana. Bhagyalakshmi published her autobiography titled as Swarabhedangal, which received the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Biography and Autobiography.
Bhagyalakshmi at Thiruvananthapuram in 2019
|Born||1 November 1962|
|Occupation||Dubbing artist, television host|
|Spouse(s)||K. Ramesh Kumar (1985–2011)|
Bhagyalakshmi started dubbing in 1972 at the age of 10 for child characters. Her first noted movie was Aparadhi in 1977 and became popular by the film Kolilakam (dubbed for Sumalatha). She has also acted in around 20 Malayalam movies with Manassu (1973) her debut movie (child artist). She has the record of winning Kerala State Film Award the maximum number of times after dubbing artist Sreeja Ravi
Bhagyalakshmi was born on 1 November 1962 to Kumaran Nair, who hails from Powaat Tharavadu in Calicut and Bhargavi Amma from Kurupath Tharavad in Shoranur. She has an elder sister Indira Nair and a brother Unni Nair. She started her career as a dubbing artist at the age of 10. She completed her pre-university course while working in the cinema industry. She lost both her parents at childhood. She was married to K. Ramesh Kumar on 27 October 1985. The couple have two sons. The couple got separated in 2011 and was officially divorced in September 2014.
Bhagyalakshmi published her autobiography named as Swarabhedangal and selected in Nielsen Data. This is the first time a Malayalam book is selected for this endowment. A master in dubbing, the author has proved that she can also pen a book in a very descriptive manner. In her book she explains, a fearless person by nature, her book too carries the same fearlessness. When she mentions the perverts of artists she has faced in Malayalam film fraternity, she even does not forget the kindness of some artists of this glittering world. A book about her fortunate dubbing career but unfortunate marriage life, her childhood orphanage life and love failure after 40.
On 26 September 2020, Bhagyalekshmi along with two other ladies claimed to be social media activists inked and manhandled a mediocre YouTube vlogger Vijay P Nair at his residence at Thiruvananthapuram reacting to his misogynistic remark through YouTube following to which she was charged with non-bailable offences including criminal trespass and attempt to murder.
Awards and honoursEdit
|Year||Award||Award Category||Awarded Work||Dubbed for|
|2017||National film awards||Best Non feature film on Science|
|1991||Kerala State Film Awards||Best Dubbing Artist||Ulladakkam
|1995||Kerala State Film Awards||Best Dubbing Artist||Ormayundayirikkanam
|2002||Kerala State Film Awards||Best Dubbing Artist||Yathrakarude Sradhakku||Soundarya|
|2002||Kerala Film Critic Award||Kerala Film Critic Award for Best Dubbing Artist||Yathrakarude Sradhakku||Soundarya|
|2002||Kerala State Television Awards||Kerala State Television Awards for Best Dubbing Artist|
|2015||Kerala State Television Awards||Best Anchor||Selfi (talk show)|
|2013||Kerala Film Critic Award||Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Biography and Autobiography||Swarabhedangal|
|2012||Asianet Television Awards||Best Dubbing Artist||Kumkumapoovu||Asha Sharath|
As dubbing artistEdit
|Aadyathe Kanmani-||Sudha Rani|
|Aaru Sundarimaarude Katha||Zarina Wahab|
|Aakasha Gopuram||Nithya Menen|
|Alice in Wonderland||Laya|
|Angane oru avadhikkalathu||Samyuktha Varma|
|Annakutty Kodambakkam Vilikkunnu||Sreeja|
|Appavum Veenjum||2015||Ramya Krishnan|
|Aramana Veedum Anjoorekkarum||Shobana|
|Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu||Nandini|
|Ayur Rekha||Lakshmi Sharma|
|Baba Kalyani||Mamta Mohandas|
|Bhoopadathil Illatha Oridam||Rajasree nair|
|Chandranudikkunna Dikhil||Samyuktha Varma|
|Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala||Sangeetha||Sangeetha won Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress|
|CID Unnikrishnan B.A., B.Ed.||Rohini|
|Daivathinte Makan||Pooja Batra|
|Dheem Tharikida Thom||Lissy|
|Innathe Chintha Vishayam||Sukanya|
|Ente Sooryaputhrikku||Amala||Kerala State Film Award for Best Dubbing Artist|
|Gandhinagar Second Street||karthika|
|Hello My Dear Wrong Number||Lissy|
|India Gate||Vani Viswanath|
|In Harihar Nagar||Geetha Vijayan|
|Ithu Nalla Thamasha||Anuradha|
|Ividan swargamnanu||Lakshmi Gopalaswamy|
|January Oru Orma||karthika|
|Jeevante Jeevan||Aarti Gupta|
|Kandu Kandarinju||Nadia Moidu|
|Kerala Cafe||Jyothirmayi, Swetha Menon|
|Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal||Lakshmi Gopalaswamy|
|Koodum Thedi||Nadia Moidu|
|Kottaram Veetil Apuutan||Shruti|
|Kshamichu ennoru vakku||Shobana|
|Kusruthikaatu||Kanaka||Kerala State Film Award for Best Dubbing Artist|
|Kudumbam Oru Swargam Bharya Oru Devatha||Jalaja|
|Life is beautiful||Samyuktha Varma|
|Love 24x7||2015||Suhasini Maniratnam|
|Madhuranombarakattu||Samyuktha Varma||Samyuktha won Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress|
|Malayali Mamanu Vanakkam||Roja|
|Manar mathayi speaking||Vani Viswanath|
|Manichithrathazhu||Shobana||Only for Ganga's character (Nagavalli's voice was dubbed by Tamil dubbing artist Durga|
Shobana won National Film Award for Best Actress
|Maniyanpilla Athava Maniyanpilla||Nithya|
|Mannadiar Penninu Chenkotta Checkan||Kanaka|
|Mazhavil Kavadi||Urvashi||Urvashi won Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress|
|Moonu Masangalk munpe||Urvashi|
|Mukunthetta Sumitra Vilikkunnu||Ranjini|
|Nadan Pennum Natupramaniyum||Samyuktha Varma|
|Naale Njagalude Vivaham||Menaka|
|Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka||Samyuktha Varma|
|Njan Salperu Ramankutty||Gayatri Jayaraman|
|No. 1 Snehatheeram Bangalore North||Priya Raman|
|Nokketha Doorathu Kannum Nattu||Nadia Moidu|
|Olympiyan Anthony Adam||Meena|
|One man show||Samyuktha Varma|
|Onningu Vannengil||Nadia Moidu|
|Onnu Muthal Poojyam Vare||Asha jayaram|
|Onnum Mindatha Bharya||Menaka|
|Ormakalundayirikanam||Sreeja||Kerala State Film Award for Best Dubbing Artist|
|Oru Indian Pranayakatha||Lakshmi Gopalaswamy|
|Oru marubhomi kadha||Lakshmi Rai|
|Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam||Parvathy|
|Oru vadakan veeragadha||Madhavi|
|Ottayal Pattalam||Madhu Bala|
|Pakal Nakshatrangal||Reena Bhasheer|
|Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathirakolapathakathinte Katha (film)||Gowri Munjal|
|Pappayude Swantham Appoos||Sainu dadi (Seena Dadi)|
|Pidakkozhi Koovunna Noottandu||Urvashi|
|Putturam puthri unniyarcha||Vani Viswanath|
|Rajamanikyam||Sindhu Menon/ Padmapriya|
|Rakkilippattu||Jyothika||Priyadarshan's 50th Movie|
Remade into Different Languages.
|Ramji Rao Speaking||Rekha|
|Red chillies||Sana khan|
|Sagar alias Jacky Reloaded||Shobana|
|Saivar Thirumeni||Samyuktha Varma|
|Salt Mango Tree||2015||Suhasini Maniratnam|
|Salt n pepper||Shwetha Menon||Shweta won Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress|
|Sufi paranja kadha||Sharbani Mukherjee|
|Thenkashi pattanam||Geethu Mohandas, Samyuktha Varma|
|Ulladakkam||Amala||Kerala State Film Award for Best Dubbing Artist|
|Uncle Bun||Charmila / Sreeja|
|Unnikale Oru Kadha Parayam||karthika|
|Vadhu Doctoranu||Nadia Moidu|
|Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal||Samyuktha Varma|
|Vesham||Sindhu Menon, Mohini|
|V I P||Heroine|
As an actressEdit
- Manassu (1973)
- Madalasa (1978)
- Surya Daham (1978)
- Chamaram (1980)
- Manassinte Theerthayathra (1981)
- Dheera (1982)
- Mattuvin Chattangale (1982)
- Celluloid (2013)
- Njan Samvidhanam Cheyyum (2015)
- Pava (2016)
- Oru Muthassi Gadha (2016)
- Premanjali (2018)
- Adithya Varma (2019)
- Aniyan Kunjinum Thannalayathu (2019)
- Madhuram Jeevitham
As a television presenterEdit
Television shows as judgeEdit
- Tharolsavam 1, 2 (Kairali TV)
- Bhagyalakshmi 2012, p. 1
- Bhagyalakshmi 2012, p. 49
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