K. V. Shanthi

K. V. Shanthi (June 25, 1937 – September 21, 2020) known by her stage name Shanthi was an Indian actress acted in Malayalam, Telugu, Hindi and Tamil movies. She was a prominent lead actress and dancer in Indian Cinema during the late 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. She appeared in famous Hindi films like Chori Chori of 1956.

K. V. Shanthi
Born(1937-06-25)25 June 1937
Died21 September 2020(2020-09-21) (aged 83)
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1953-1975
Spouse(s)G.Sasikumar, Trivandrum.

BackgroundEdit

She was born at Samkranthi, Kottayam, Kerala, and later moved to Chennai. She was married to Sasikumar and they had one son named Shyam Kumar.[1] She was one of the permanent actresses of Merryland Studio's movies. She has acted in more than 50 Malayalam movies and a few movies in Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi .[2]

FilmographyEdit

Malayalam

  1. Kaamam Krodham Moham (1975)
  2. Akkaldaama (1975)
  3. Devi Kanyaakumaari (1974)
  4. Youvanam (1974) as Lakshmi
  5. Chanchala (1974)
  6. Nellu (1974)
  7. Kaadu (1973) as Ganga
  8. Professor (1972) as Vasumathi
  9. Prathikaram (1972) as Vimala
  10. C.I.D. In Jungle (1971)
  11. Aana Valarthiya Vaanampaadiyude Makan (1971)
  12. Kochaniyathi (1971) as Karthi
  13. Aval Alpam Vaikippoyi (1971)
  14. Madhuvidhu (1970) as Lakshmi
  15. Swapnangal (1970) as Rajamma's mother
  16. Aa Chithrashalabham Parannotte (1970)
  17. Chattambikkavala (1969) as Thresya
  18. Vila Kuranja Manushyan (1969)
  19. Nurse (1969)
  20. Urangatha Sundary (1969) as Prabhavathi
  21. Aalmaram (1969)
  22. Adhyaapika (1968)
  23. Kadal (1968) as Reetha
  24. Viplavakaarikal (1968) as Leela
  25. Hotel Highrange (1968) as Madhumathi/Gracy
  26. Lady Doctor (1967) as Marykutty
  27. Madatharuvi (1967)
  28. Karutha Rathrikal (1967)
  29. Postman (1967)
  30. Jeevikkaan Anuvadikku (1967)
  31. Puthri (1966) as Jessy
  32. Kallipennu (1966)
  33. Kaattumallika (1966)
  34. Kaliyodam (1965)
  35. Mayavi (1965) as Malathi/Jayanthi
  36. Pattuthoovala (1965) as Ameena
  37. Althaara (1964)
  38. Atom Bomb (1964) as Kamala
  39. Karutha Kai (1964) as Radha
  40. Snapaka Yohannan (1963) as Esther
  41. Doctor (1963) as Seetha
  42. Kalayum Kaaminiyum (1963)
  43. Kaattumaina (1963)
  44. Snehadeepam (1962) as Prabha
  45. Sreekovil (1962)
  46. Shree Rama Pattabhishekam (1962)
  47. Arappavan (1961) as Ammini
  48. Bhakta Kuchela (1961) as Sathyabhama
  49. Poothali (1960)
  50. Aana Valarthiya Vaanampaadi (1959)
  51. Mariakutty (1958) as Ruby
  52. Lilly (1958)
  53. Padatha Painkili (1957) as Lusie
  54. Minnunnathellam Ponnalla (1957) as Leela
  55. Achanum Makanum (1957) as Srikala
  56. Jailppulli (1957) as Prema
  57. Ponkathir (1953) as a dancer

Other Languages

Chori Chori (1956) – Hindi

Marutha Nattu Veeran (1961) – Tamil

Aadi Perukku (film) (1962) – Tamil

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Innalathe Tharam: K. V. Shanthi". amritatv.com. Retrieved 10 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ http://cinidiary.com/peopleinfo.php?pigsection=Actor&picata=2&no_of_displayed_rows=2&no_of_rows_page=10&sletter=S

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