Jyothirmayi

Jyothirmayi is an Indian film actress, television actress, television anchor and former model, who had primarily worked in Malayalam cinema. Starting her career in modelling, she ventured into television, working as an anchor and later starring in TV series. She went on to appear in feature films, gaining recognition for her critically acclaimed performance in Bhavam (2002) and her role in Meesa Madhavan (2002).[1] Since, she has acted in nearly thirty films in Malayalam as well as in Tamil and Telugu language.[2]

Jyothirmayi
BornApril 5
Years active2001–2013
Spouse(s)
Nishanth Kumar
(m. 2004; div. 2011)

Amal Neerad (m. 2015)
Parent(s)Unni
Saraswathi

CareerEdit

She was a serial artist at first. Indraneelam directed by Suresh Krishna is one of her famous serials. She has also acted in some telefilms but was not successful. In her first film Pilots, she played a minor character and the film was a failure. She was noticed after the release of Meesha Madhavan along with actor Dileep.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

She was married to Nishanth Kumar, on 6 September 2004. Few years later the couple filed for divorce,[4] and it was granted on 1 October 2011. She married film director and cinematographer Amal Neerad on 4 April 2015.[5]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Language Notes
2000 Pilots Bobby's sister Malayalam
2001 Ishtam Jyothi Malayalam
2002 Bhavam Latha Malayalam Winner, Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actress
National Film Award (Special Mention)
Meesa Madhavan Prabha Malayalam Winner, Asianet Award for Best Female New Face of the Year
Nandanam Bride Malayalam Guest appearance
Kalyanaraman Radhika Malayalam
Kunjikoonan Cameo Malayalam Archive footage from Meesa Madhavan
2003 Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum Meera Malayalam
Pattalam Bhama Malayalam
Anyar Raziya Banu Malayalam
Hariharan Pillai Happy Aanu Kavya Malayalam
2004 Kathavasheshan Renuka Menon Malayalam
2005 Alice in Wonderland Dr. Sunitha Rajagopal Malayalam
10 The Strangers Telugu
Sivalingam I.P.S. Tamil
2006 Chacko Randaaman Meenakshi Malayalam
Moonnamathoral Bala Malayalam
Bada Dosth Meenu Malayalam
Idhaya Thirudan Tamil Cameo appearance
Thalai Nagaram Divya Tamil
Pakal Celine Malayalam
2007 Sabari Nandhini Tamil
Naan Avanillai Ammukutty Menon Tamil
Periyar Nagammal Tamil
Aakasham Bhanu Malayalam
Ayur Rekha Mallika Malayalam
2008 Arai En 305-il Kadavul Buvana Tamil
Atayalangal Meenakshi Malayalam
Twenty:20 Jyothi Malayalam
2009 Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded Malayalam Special appearance
Bharya Swantham Suhruthu Urmila Malayalam
Vedigundu Murugesan Nachiyar Tamil
Kerala Cafe Lalitha Malayalam segment Lalitham Hiranmayam
2010 Janakan Dr. Rani Mathew Malayalam
Chandala-bhikshuki Matangi (chandala woman) Malayalam Ajayan, Manjari and Tom George Kolath as Ananda bhikshu (Buddha's disciple)
2011 Seniors Elsamma Malayalam
Ven Shankhu Pol Nandan's wife Malayalam
Pachuvum Kovalanum Sneha Malayalam
2012 Navagatharkku Swagatham Sreerekha Malayalam
2013 Housefull Emily Malayalam
Sthalam Malayalam
Urava Malayalam

TV serialsEdit

  • Indhraneelam
  • Ashtabandhangal
  • Avasthantharangal
  • Annu Mazhayayirunnu (Telefilm) as Devi
  • Arikil Oral Koode (Telefilm) as Maya

TV Shows as HostEdit

  • Pepsi Top 10
  • Your Choice
  • Vaalkannadi
  • Kalaalayavarnangal
  • Vivel Honeymoon Travels

AwardsEdit

National film awards
Kerala state television awards
Asianet film awards

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jyothirmayi. Sify.com. Retrieved on 24 December 2018.
  2. ^ Vijay George (15 September 2006) Striking presence. The Hindu
  3. ^ "Jyothirmayi Files For Divorce – SansCinema". Archived from the original on 2 April 2011. Retrieved 23 March 2011.
  4. ^ "ജ്യോതിര്‍മയി വിവാഹ മോചനത്തിന്". Malayala Manorama. 23 March 2011. Retrieved 9 April 2011.
  5. ^ Jyothirmayi movies: Amal Neerad and Jyothirmayi get hitched! | Malayalam Movie News. Times of India (4 April 2015). Retrieved on 2018-12-24.

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