Chithra (actress)

Chitra (born 25 February 1965) is an Indian film actress best known for her work in Malayalam cinema.[2][3][4] She has acted in more than 100 films.[5] She acted opposite Mohanlal in her first film Attakalasham.[6] She was nicknamed "Nallennai Chithra" because of the fame she attained with the advertisement of an oil company she had acted in.[1]

Chithra
Born (1965-02-25) 25 February 1965 (age 55)
Other namesShruti Chithra
Nallennai Chithra[1]
OccupationActress
Years active1981–present
Spouse(s)Vijayaraghavan
(m.1990-present)
ChildrenMahalakshmi (b.1992)
Parent(s)Madhavan
Devi

Personal LifeEdit

She was born as second child among three children to Madhavan and Devi at Kochi in 1965. She has an elder sister Deepa and a younger sister, Divya. She studied at ICF Higher secondary school, Chennai.[7]She studied till tenth grade and couldn't continue her studies since she became busy with movies by then.

She is married to Vijayaraghavan on 1990. They have a daughter, Mahalakshmi born in 1992. She retired from films after her marriage. She resides at Chennai with family. She currently acts in Tamil serials[8]

Partial filmographyEdit

Malayalam filmsEdit

Year Title Role Co-Stars Director Notes
2002 Aabharanachaarthu
2001 Soothradharan Ranimma Dileep, Cochin Haneefa A. K. Lohithadas
2001 Censor
2000 Mister Butler - Dileep, Innocent Sashi Shankar
1999 Mazhavillu Kathreena Kunchako Boban, Preeti Jhangiani Dinesh Babu
1999 Ustaad Ambika Sibi Malayil
1999 Bhaaryaveettil Paramasukham Durga Rajan Sithara
1998 Kallu Kondoru Pennu Pankajam Vijayshanti, Suresh Gopi Shyamaprasad
1998 Manthrikochamma Doctor
1998 Manthri Maalikayil Manasammatham Jayakumari
1997 Aaraam Thamburan Thottathil Meenakshi Mohanlal, Manju Warrier Shaji Kailas
1997 Rajathanthram Seethalakshmi
1997 Rishyasringan Molly teacher
1997 Adivaram Kasthuri Vijayaraghavan, Murali Jose Thomas
1997 Ikkareyanente Manasam Pankajakshi
1996 Swarnakireedam
1995 Chaithanyam Sreedevi
1995 Prayikkara Pappan Sarasu Murali, Jagadish, Chippy TS Suresh Babu
1995 Saadaram Malathi Suresh Gopi, Lalu Alex Jose Thomas
1995 Special Squad Alice
1994 Chief Minister K.R. Gowthami Anitha
1994 Commissioner Sreelatha Varma Suresh Gopi, Ratheesh Shaji Kailas
1994 Kadal Kochu Mary Sidhique Shameer
1994 Dollar Thankamma
1994 Rudraksham Doctor Suresh Gopi, Annie Shaji Kailas
1993 Padheyam Padmini Mammootty, Chippy Bharathan
1993 Ammayane Sathyam Margarette Mukesh, Annie Balachandra Menon
1993 Devasuram Subhadramma I. V. Sasi
1993 Ekalvyan Hemambaram Suresh Gopi, Siddique Shaji Kailas
1993 Ponnu Chami Kanakam Ali Akbar
1993 Thalamura Doctor
1992 Mahan Beevi
1992 Advaitham Karthy Priyadarshan
1992 Naadody Susheela Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi Thampi Kannanthanam
1992 Manthrikacheppu Sabu's wife Sunitha
1991 Nayam Vyakthamakkunnu Balachandra Menon
1991 Parallel College Sudha Suresh Gopi, Geetha Thulasidas
1991 Amaram Chandrika Mammootty, Maathu Bharathan
1991 Kadalorakkaattu Cicily
1991 Kankettu Shyama Jayaram, Sreenivasan, Shobhana Rajan Balakrishnan
1991 Nagarathil Samsara Vishayam Susan
1991 Irikku M.D. Akatthundu Sujatha Mukesh, Sunitha, Sidhik
1991 Orutharam Randutharam Moonnutharam Lekha
1991 Koodikkaazhcha Mollykutty
1991 Kaakkathollaayiram Radhika
1991 Aavanikunnile Kinnaripookkal
1990 Maalayogam Rosely Sibi Malayil
1990 Rajavazhcha Amminikutty Sasikumar
1990 Ee Thanutha Veluppan Kalathu Padma Mammootty, Nedumudi Venu Joshiy
1990 Kalikkalam Ramani Mammootty, Murali Sathyan Anthikad
1990 Parampara Mary Lawrence Mammootty, Sumalatha Sibi Malayil
1989 Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha Kunjnooli Mammootty, Balan K. Nair Hariharan
1989 Prabhaatham Chuvanna Theruvil Thulasi
1989 Asthikal Pookkunnu Rajamma
1988 Mukthi Jayasree Nair
1987 Kaiyethum Doorath Veena
1986 Shobaraj Ayisha Mohanlal, T. G. Ravi Sasikumar
1986 Onnu Randu Moonnu
1986 Panchagni Sarada Mohanlal, Geetha Hariharan
1986 Annoru Raavil Gayathri
1986 Nimishangal Ravi's wife
1986 Kaveri
1986 Atham Chithira Chothi
1985 Kothi Theerumvare -
1985 Thozhil Allengil Jail -
1985 Oduvilkittiya Vaartha
1985 Vasanthasena Nandini K. Vijayan
1985 Aazhi
1985 Pathaamudayam Amminikutty
1985 Uyarum Njaan Naadaake Rajani
1985 Maanyamahaajanangale Vimala
1985 Katha Ithuvare Soosie
1985 Ottayan
1985 Ezhu Muthal Onpathu Vare
1985 Makan Ente Makan
1984 Paavam Poornima Susheela
1984 Ivide Ingane Rema Joshiy
1984 Sandarbham
1983 Attakalasham Marykutty Prem Nazir, Mohanlal Sasikumar Debut movie
1981 Valarthu Mrugangal Girl in the circus Uncredited role
1977 Anugraham Student in the song Prem Nazir Melattoor Ravi Varma Uncredited role
1975 Kalyanappanthal

Tamil filmsEdit

Year Title Role Co-Stars Director Notes
En Sangathu Aala Adichavan
Bell Bottom
2005 Kadhal Seiya Virumbu Nithika's mother
2001 Kabadi Kabadi
1996 Ilamai Rojakkal
1996 Rajali
1996 Gopala Gopala Meenakshi Pandiarajan Pandiarajan
1995 Periya Kudumbam Shanthi Prabhu K. S. Ravikumar
1994 Magudikkaran Thangam Sarathkumar Yaar Kannan
1993 Padhini Penn
1993 Paarambariyam Vimala Sivaji Ganesan Manobala
1992 Chinnavar Ponni Prabhu Gangai Amaran
1992 Pondatti Rajyam Saravanan K. S. Ravikumar
1991 Cheran Pandiyan Parimalam Sarath Kumar, Vijayakumar, Anand Babu K. S. Ravikumar
1991 Putham Pudhu Payanam Nurse(Heroine) Anand Babu K. S. Ravikumar
1991 Naadu Adhai Naadu Ramarajan Ramathilaga Raajen
1990 60 Naal 60 Nimidam Rajthilak
1990 Engal Swamy Ayyappan R. Parthiepan Dasarathan
1990 Enakkoru Neethi Siraj K. S. Gopalakrishnan
1990 Adhisaya Manithan
1990 Vellaiya Thevan Pournamma Manoj Kumar
1990 Ethir Kaatru Geetha Karthik Mukta S. Sundar
1989 Thiruppu Munai Chitra Karthik Kalaivanan Kannadasan
1989 Manidhan Marivittan Mohan Manivannan
1989 Ninaivu Chinnam Prabhu, Murali Anu Mohan
1989 Thalaippu Seithigal
1989 Valudhu Kalai Vaithu Vaa Latchmi
1989 Enga Veettu Deivam
1988 En Thangachi Padichava Lakshmi Prabhu P. Vasu
1987 Oorkavalan Mallika Rajinikanth Manobala
1987 Manathil Uruthi Vendum K. Balachander
1987 Chinna Poove Mella Pesu Prabhu, Ramki Rajasekhar
1986 Rasigan Oru Rasigai Sathyaraj
1986 Krodham Subha Prem Menon
1982 Auto Raja Raja's sister Vijayakanth K. Vijayan
1981 Raja Paarvai Sulochana Kamal Haasan Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
1978 Aval Appadithan Young Manju Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth C. Rudhraiya child artist
1975 Apoorva Raagangal Kamal Haasan, Major Sundarrajan K. Balachander child artist

Telugu filmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1981 Amavasya Chandrudu Sulochana
1988 Indra Dhanassu Aruna
2005 Preminchaka Nikita's mother

Kannada filmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1986 Sundara Swapnagalu Kamala

Hindi filmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1982 Razia
1984 Ek Nai Paheli

TelevisionEdit

  • Manasi (Doordarshan Malayalam)
  • Kaialavu Manasu (Rajshri Tamil)
  • Asaigal
  • Udhyogasthan
  • Nagamma (Telugu) as Indrani
  • Kanavarukaaga (Sun TV)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Actress Chitra Makes A Reentry Into Cine Field After Eighteen Years Gap". Nettv4u.com. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Chitra - Malayalam actress". Mallu Movies. Archived from the original on 8 October 2013. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
  3. ^ Chithra - cinediary
  4. ^ "Chithra Profile". Metromatinee. Archived from the original on 3 July 2013. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Check out lists of Movies by #Chithra #Filmography". Entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  6. ^ "ഭരത്‌ നടനും ഉര്‍വ്വശി അവാര്‍ഡ്‌ നടിയും". Mangalam. Archived from the original on 13 October 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
  7. ^ https://www.mangalam.com/news/detail/415336-latest-news-actress-chithra-about-her-life.html
  8. ^ "ഞാന്‍ എന്തുകൊണ്ടാണ് സിനിമ ഉപേക്ഷിച്ചത് ? വെളിപ്പെടുത്തലുമായി സൂപ്പര്‍സ്റ്റാറുകളുടെ നായിക". Mangalam.com. Retrieved 25 July 2018.

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