Bhavani (actress)

Bhavani (born 9 November 1953), an Indian film and television actress best known for her work in Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu cinema.[1]

Bhavani
Born
Chennai, India
OccupationActress
Years active1974–present
Spouse(s)Reghu Kumar (deceased)
ChildrenBhavitha, Bhavana

Personal lifeEdit

Born in Chennai and was married Malayalam producer/music director Reghu Kumar, known for films like Thalavattam and Hello My Dear Wrong Number.[2] They had two daughters: Bavitha and Bhavana.[3] She made a comeback through the Malayalam film Thandavam. Currently, she is acting in Tamil serials.[4] She is a granddaughter of Telugu actress singer Rushyendramani. Her mother tongue is Telugu.

CareerEdit

Bhavani's debut film was the Kannada-language Bhootayyana Maga Ayyu (1974), which won her the Best Actress award and in which she shared screen space with legendary actress, mentor and maternal grandmother Rushyendramani, who received the Best Supporting Actress award for the same film. With 75 films in a span of four years to her credit, Bhavani was considered as one of the leading actresses during the 1970s in the Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam film industries. She also has the distinction of acting with veteran actors like Prem Nazir, Jayan, and Sukumaran in Malayalam, Vishnuvardhan and Rajinikanth in Kannada, R. Muthuraman, Jaishankar, M. G. Ramachandran, and Sivaji Ganesan in Tamil, and N. T. Rama Rao, Chandramohan, Nandamuri Balakrishna, and Sridhar in Telugu. She was noted for her performance in the Malayalam movie Lisa. Currently[when?] she is busy in TV series doing mother and negative roles.[citation needed]

FilmographyEdit

MalayalamEdit

  • Kalabham (2006) .... Lakshmi (Lachu)
  • Pauran (2005) .... Lalithambika
  • Katha (2005) .... Nandhan's mother
  • Kerala House Udan Vilpanakku (2004) .... Dinesh's mother
  • Kanninum Kannadikkum (2004) .... Abhirami's mother
  • Balettan (2003) .... Devaki's mother
  • Thandavam (2002) .... Swaninathan's wife
  • Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka (2001) .... Vinodhini's mother
  • Muthuchippikal (1980) .... Devu
  • Saraswatheeyaamam (1980) .... Shalini
  • Pratheeksha (1979)
  • Pambaram (1979).... Geetha
  • Sarppam (1979) .... Saheera
  • Vaaleduthavan Vaalaal (1979)
  • Anupallavi (1979) .... Malini
  • Mochanam (1979) .... Jaanu
  • Pareeksha (1979)
  • Sarapancharam (1979) .... Malli
  • Ival Oru Nadodi (1979)
  • Ithaa Oru Theeram (1979) ..... Valsala
  • Maamaankam (1979) .... Suhara
  • Neelathamara (1979) .... Ratnam
  • Choola (1979)
  • Pichipoo (1978)
  • Ashtamudikkayal (1978)
  • Mattoru Karnan (1978)
  • Lisa(1978) ... P Lakshmi
  • Ammuvinte Attinkutti(1978)
  • Sthree Oru Dukham (1978)
  • Ninakku Njaanum Enikku Neeyum (1978) .... Lakshmi
  • Kalpavriksham (1978) .... Sreedevi - Debut in Malayalam

KannadaEdit

TamilEdit

TeluguEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Serial Channel Language Notes
2003 Parvathy Surya TV Malayalam
2004 Vivaahitha Asianet Malayalam
2005 Kadamattathu Kathanar (TV series) Asianet Malayalam
2005 Vasantham Sun TV Tamil
2009-2010 Sundarakanda Gemini TV Telugu
2010 Abirami Kalaignar TV Tamil
2010 Ilavarasi Sun TV Tamil
2010 Mundhanai Mudichu Sun TV Tamil Replaced by Rekha Suresh
2011 Muthaaram Sun TV Tamil Replaced by J.Lalitha
2012-2013 Valli Sun TV Tamil
2012 Parijata Star Suvarna Kannada
2013-2014 Bhagyadevatha Mazhavil Manorama Malayalam
2013-2014 Deivamagal Sun TV Tamil
2014 Kalyana Parisu Sun TV Tamil Replaced by Dharini
2014 Akka Thangai Kalignar TV Tamil
2015-2017 Kairasi Kudumbam Jaya TV Tamil
Ninne Pelladatha Telugu

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 26 February 2014. Retrieved 20 February 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 20 February 2014. Retrieved 20 February 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Music composer Raghu Kumar is no more". Kerala Online News. Archived from the original on 26 February 2014. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 February 2014. Retrieved 20 February 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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