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C. R. Vijayakumari is an Indian film actress in the Tamil film industry. She had 12 year courtship with Indian actor S. S. Rajendran.[3]

C. R. Vijayakumari
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Born1936
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OccupationFilm actress
Spouse(s)S. S. Rajendran (Deceased)[1]
ChildrenRavikumar[2]

Film careerEdit

Vijayakumari is the only Tamil actor who had the rare talent of transforming herself into the characters she portrayed. She is noted for her Tamil diction and dialog delivery. Her acting credits in films include Kumudam, Saradha, Kumgumam, Santhi, Aanandhi, Avan Pithan, Alli, Thedi vantha thirumagal, Pachai Vilakku, Naanum oru penn, Paar Magale Paar, Kaakkum Karangal, Poleeskaaran Magal, Kodimalar and Aalayamani. One of her best performances is as Kannagi in the movie Poomphuhar. The film, written by M. Karunanidhi, features the longest dialog spoken by a female actor till today.[2][3]

Partial filmographyEdit

Year Film Role Language Notes
1953 Naalvar Tamil
1958 Petra Maganai Vitra Annai Jeeva Tamil
1958 Padhi Bhakti Tamil
1958 Vanjikottai Valiban Gowri Tamil
1959 Azhagarmalai Kalvan Tamil
1959 Kalyana Parisu Geetha Tamil
1959 Naatukku Oru Nallavan Tamil
1960 Thanga Rathinam Tamil
1960 Thangam Manasu Thangam Tamil
1961 Kumudham Shantha Tamil
1961 Panam Panthiyile Tamil
1962 Aalayamani Prema Tamil
1962 Deivathin Deivam Tamil
1962 Ethaiyum Thangum Ithaiyam Tamil
1962 Muthu Mandapam Tamil
1962 Paadha Kannikkai Tamil
1962 Policekaran Magal Janaki Tamil
1962 Saratha Saratha Tamil
1963 Kungumam Gomathi Tamil
1963 Aasai Alaigal Amudha Tamil
1963 Kaithiyin Kathali Tamil
1963 Kaanchi Thalaivan Narasimha's sister Tamil
1963 Mani Osai Tamil
1963 Naanum Oru Penn Kalyani Tamil
1963 Neengadha Ninaivu Tamil
1963 Paar Magaley Paar Chandra Tamil
1964 Alli Tamil
1964 Pachai Vilakku Sumathi Tamil
1964 Vazhi Piranthadu Tamil
1964 Poompuhar Kannagi Tamil
1965 Anandhi Anandhi Tamil
1965 Kaakum Karangal Mahalakshmi Tamil
1965 Panam Tharum Parisu Tamil
1965 Poomalai Poomalai Tamil
1965 Santhi Santhi Tamil
1965 Paditha Manaivi Tamil
1966 Avan Pithana? Gomathi Tamil
1966 Kodimalar Lakshmi Tamil
1966 Mani Magudam Tamil
1967 Penn Endral Penn Banu Tamil
1967 Sundara Moorthi Nayanar Tamil
1967 Vivasayee Kaveri Tamil
1967 Kanavan Ponni Tamil
1967 Bhavani Bhavani Tamil
1968 Kallum Kaniyagum Tamil
1968 Thaer Thiruvizha Tamil
1968 Kallum Kaniyagum Tamil Guest appearance
1968 Jeevanaamsam Lalitha Tamil
1968 Teacheramma Tamil
1969 Avare En Daivam Tamil
1969 Manaivi Tamil
1971 Savaale Samali Kaveri Tamil
1972 Agathiyar Mandothari Tamil
1972 Pillaiyo Pillai Kanchana Tamil
1973 Rajaraja Cholan The Queen Tamil
1973 Thirumalai Deivam Amutha Tamil
1974 Anbai Thedi Janaki Tamil
1975 Amutha Amutha Tamil
1976 Chitra Pournami Durga/Vijaya Tamil
1977 Sri Krishna Leela Devaki Tamil
1982 Metti Kalyani Amma Tamil
1983 Thanga Magan Tamil
1984 Naan Mahaan Alla Tamil
1986 Vasantha Raagam Tamil
1986 Maaveeran Tamil
1990 Periya Idathu Pillai Tamil
1993 Aranmanai Kili Tamil
1993 Athma Guhai Amma Tamil
1994 Periya Marudhu Kannamma Tamil
1996 Poove Unakkaga Sadhasivam's wife Tamil
1997 Dharma Chakkaram Tamil
2000 Thenali Tamil
2000 Kalisundam Raa Telugu
2003 Kadhal Sadugudu Tamil

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "S.S. Rajendran: Dialogue delivery was his forte". thehindu.com. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Potpourri of titbits about cinema - Vijayakumari". kalyanamalaimagazine.com. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Vijayakumari Biography". profiles.lakshmansruthi.com. Retrieved 5 January 2015.

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