E. V. Saroja

E. V. Saroja (1935 - 2006) was a Tamil and Telugu actress and dancer. She was born on 3 November 1935 as Engan V. Saroja.[1] She belonged to Engan village of Thiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu.[citation needed]

Her debut film was En Thangai in 1952 starring M. G. Ramachandran. She played the role of a blind girl.

She acted in about 70 films with other top-ranking stars of Tamil and Telugu film industry like Gemini Ganesan and Akkineni Nageswara Rao. Her mother tongue is Tamil.[citation needed]

FilmographyEdit

The following is partial list of her films:

  1. En Thangai (Tamil, 1952)
  2. Gulebagavali (1955)
  3. Pennarasi (1955)
  4. Bhale Ramudu (1956) as Roopadevi, dancer
  5. Amara Deepam (1956)
  6. Paasavalai (1956)
  7. Madurai Veeran (1956)
  8. Penki Pellam (1956)
  9. Rambaiyin Kaadhal (1956)
  10. Pudhumai Pithan (1957)
  11. Suvarna Sundari (1957) as Parvathi
  12. Bhagya Rekha (1957)
  13. Saubhagyavati (1957)
  14. Karpukkarasi (1957)
  15. Engal Veettu Mahalakshmi (1957)
  16. Veera Kankanam (1957)
  17. Sarangadhara (1958)
  18. Kathavarayan (1958)
  19. Bhookailas (Telugu, 1958) asDancer
  20. Pillai Kaniyamudhu (1958)
  21. Appu Chesi Pappu Koodu (Telugu, 1958)... Dancer
  22. Athisaya Penn (Tamil, 1959)
  23. Uzhavukkum Thozhilukkum Vandhanai Seivom (1959)
  24. Padikkadha Medhai (1960)
  25. Adavantha Deivam (1960)
  26. Bhagyalakshmi as Radha (1961)
  27. Manapanthal (1961)
  28. Intiki Deepam Illale (1961)
  29. Velugu Needalu (Telugu, 1961)[2]
  30. Iddaru Mitrulu (Telugu, 1961)
  31. Nallavan vaazvaan (Tamil, 1961)
  32. Veera Thirumagan (Tamil, 1962)
  33. Chaduvukunna Ammayilu (Telugu, 1963) as Latha
  34. Koduthu Vaithaval (tamil, 1963)

Personal lifeEdit

Her brother is E. V. Rajan, with whom she established E.V.R. Pictures.[citation needed] They produced a few films like Koduthuvaithaval (starring MGR as hero) and Thanga Surangam (Sivaji Ganesan as hero).

DeathEdit

She died of heart failure in Chennai on Friday 3 November 2006.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Friday Review Chennai / Tribute : A star fades away". The Hindu. 10 November 2006. Archived from the original on 1 October 2007. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  2. ^ Narasimham, M.L. (13 May 2015). "Velugu Needalu (1961)". The Hindu. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  3. ^ "E.V. Saroja dead". The Hindu. 4 November 2006. Archived from the original on 3 October 2014. Retrieved 4 November 2016.