Krishna Praba

Krishna Praba is an Indian film actress and professional dancer chiefly appears in Malayalam movies.[1] She made her entry into the film industry in the film Madampi (2008), directed by B. Unnikrishnan. She played the character Mollykutty in Life of Josutty (2015), directed by Jeethu Joseph.[2]

Krishna Praba
Onam special Flash movie photo shoot of Krishna Praba.jpg
Born (1987-11-25) 25 November 1987 (age 33)
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actress
Years active2008–present
Websitehttp://krishnapraba.in/

Early lifeEdit

Praba was born in 1987 to late Cr Prabhakaran Nair, a former mechanical engineer at Kalamassery HMT and Sheela Prabhakaran Nair. She completed her primary education from St. Joseph's School, Kalamassery and obtained Higher Secondary Education in humanities from Sacred Heart College, Thevara. Her early influences included Mohiniyattam, Kuchipudi, Nadakam and Margam kali. She received a Diploma certificate in Bharatanatyam from Alliance University Bangalore. Krishna Praba got training in classical dance under the mentorship of Kalamandalam Sugandhi, her first dance teacher, from the age of 3.[3]

CareerEdit

Praba received several awards at state level youth festival competition. She joined Manoj Guinness’ Cochin Navodaya troupe as a dancer. She later collaborated with Sajan Palluruthy and Prajodh for Comedy show, a program on Asianet TV channel. After her debut in B Unnikrishnan’s movie, Krishna Praba grew in stature in the Malayalam movie industry by playing different characters in a series of films, most notably in Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla (2013) and Life of Josutty (2015). In 2014, she said that she felt privileged to be compared to the late Sukumari after many celebrities including Kavya Madhavan and Ramesh Pisharody pointed out the similarities between the character Krishna played in She Taxi and Sukumari’s character in Boeing Boeing.[4] In 2017, Krishna Praba joined a number of award-winning students to enact Radha Madhavam, a dance drama directed by cine actress Gayathri.[5] She sang song for the movie, Theeram in 2017.She is running Jainika school of arts at Kochi.

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Language
2005 Boyy Friennd College student Malayalam
2008 Parthan Kanda Paralokam Village girl Malayalam
2008 Madampi Bhavani Malayalam
2009 Utharaswayamvaram Vimala Malayalam
2009 Raamanam Neeli Malayalam
2009 Oru Black and White Kudumbam Suma Malayalam
2009 My Big Father Ancy's friend Malayalam
2009 Gulumaal: The Escape Air Hostess Malayalam
2009 Passenger Receptionist Malayalam
2009 Swantham Lekhakan Bride Malayalam
2009 Colours Rahul's sister Malayalam
2009 Thirunakkara Perumal Nun Malayalam
2009 Dr. Patient Nurse Malayalam
2010 Pramani Office staff Malayalam
2010 Best of Luck Jameela Malayalam
2010 Janakan Nurse Malayalam
2010 Kadaksham Kallambalam Sumarani Malayalam
2010 Kaaryasthan Herself Malayalam
2011 Orma Mathram Sudhamani Malayalam
2011 August 15 Thief Malayalam
2011 Teja Bhai & Family Drama Family Member Malayalam
2012 Ee Adutha Kaalathu Bindhu Malayalam
2012 Naughty Professor Student Malayalam
2012 Trivandrum Lodge Roslin Malayalam
2012 Kaashh Servant Malayalam
2012 Karmayodha Rena Malayalam
2012 Kalikaalam Maid Malayalam
2013 3G Third Generation Menaka Malayalam
2013 Police Maaman Shankunni's sister Malayalam
2013 Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla Kumari Malayalam
2013 Left Right Left Serial actress Malayalam
2013 Hotel California Soosie Malayalam
2013 Kadal Kadannu Oru Maathukutty Deepa Malayalam
2013 Ezhu Sundara Rathrikal Manjusha Malayalam
2013 Oru Indian Pranayakadha Sudha Malayalam
2013 Vedivazhipadu Sajitha Malayalam
2014 Salaam Kashmier Mrs. Chandran Malayalam
2014 Polytechnic Saritha Malayalam
2014 Garbhasreeman Vimala Prabhakaran Malayalam
2014 Bad Boys - Malayalam
2015 She Taxi Sradha Malayalam
2015 Love 24x7 Nimisha Malayalam
2015 Life of Josutty Mollykutty Malayalam
2016 Ithu Thaanda Police Annamma George Malayalam
2016 Kolumittayi Molly Malayalam
2017 Fukri Clara Malayalam
2017 Honey Bee 2: Celebrations Ancy Malayalam
2017 Honey Bee 2.5 Herself Malayalam
2017 Theeram Itha Malayalam
2017 Melle Betty Malayalam
2018 Kallai FM Jameela Malayalam
2018 Theevandi Secretary Malayalam
2019 Allu Ramendran Rani Malayalam
2019 Mask Mrs.Najeeb Malayalam
2020 Varky Dr. Perly Malayalam
2021 Drishyam 2 Mary Jose Malayalam
TBA King Fish Zarine Majid Malayalam
TBA Ulkkazhcha - Malayalam
TBA Nattuchaneram Engum Koorakooriruttu - Malayalam

TelevisionEdit

  • Suharayum Suhasiniyum (telefilm) - - Asianet
  • Nanmayude Nakshathrangal (telefilm) - Kairali TV
  • Tharotsavam (Reality Show) - Kairali TV, Participant
  • Aakashadoothu (Serial) - Surya TV
  • Alaudinte Albuthavilakku (Serial) - Asianet
  • Twenty Twenty One (Serial) - Asianet
  • Kanal Kireedam (Serial) - Asianet
  • Sree Mahabhagavatham (Serial) - Asianet
  • Enkilum Ente Gopalakrishna (Serial) - Asianet
  • Mukesh Kathakal (Serial) - Kairali TV
  • Devi Mahatmyam (Serial) - Asianet
  • Snehaveedu (Serial) - Surya TV
  • Shubharathri (Talk show) - Jeevan TV, Anchor
  • Chill.bowl (cookery show) - Asianet, Anchor
  • Onaruchi (cookery show) - Kerala Vision, Presenter
  • Smart Show (Game Show) -Flowers TV, Participant
  • Fast Track - Manorama News, Presenter
  • Ente Thamasha - Janam TV, Presenter
  • Thamasha Bazaar (comedy talk show) -Zee Keralam, Honey
  • Onam Bumper - Zee Keralam, Anchor
  • Sreerama Avatharam - album
  • Life is Beautiful Season 2 (Serial) - Asianet
  • Let's Rock N Roll (Game Show) -Zee Keralam, Participant

AwardsEdit

Jaycey Daniel Foundation Awards

  • 2009: Jaycey Daniel Foundation Award for Best Female Comedy Actress
  • 2014: Desiya Kala Samskrithi Award for Best Female Anchor - Shubharathri; Jeevan TV
  • 2017: Santhosham South Indian film awards for Best supporting actress award for Fukri

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dance apart from films". Deccan Chronicle. Kochi. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Krishna Praba about her character in Life of Josutty". Times of India
  3. ^ "Kalamandalam Suganthi about redefining mohiniyattam". The Hindu
  4. ^ "Krishna Praba compared to sukumari". Times of India
  5. ^ "Radha Madhavam enacted by Krishna Praba". Deccan Chronicle

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