Lalitha Kumari

Lalitha Kumari (born 18 May 1967) is an Indian actress who worked in Tamil films. She is the daughter of Tamil actor C. L. Anandan and the younger sister of actress Disco Shanti.

Lalitha Kumari
Born (1967-05-18) 18 May 1967 (age 55)[1]
Years active1987—1995
(m. 1994; div. 2009)
RelativesDisco Shanti (Elder sister)

Personal lifeEdit

Lalitha Kumari married actor Prakash Raj in 1994 and the couple has two daughters and a son (who died in 2004). The couple have got divorced in 2009.

Career lifeEdit

Lalitha Kumari starred in many movies, alongside the likes of Goundamani, Senthil and other senior actors. She has also played major roles in films such as Manadhil Urudhi Vendum, Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal, Pulan Visaranai and Sigaram.[3] Lalitha Kumari has performed around 30 films and has made her mark in the Tamil film industry. In 1995, after her marriage to actor Prakash Raj, Kumari left the film industry.

She made her re-entry into Kollywood and South Indian cinema in the Tamil movie Muriyadi,[4] playing the wife of Sathyaraj's character. However the film was, and as of July 2022 still is, shelved and delayed due to unknown reasons.

Partial filmographyEdit

Year Film Role Language Notes
1987 Manadhil Urudhi Vendum Vasu Tamil
1988 Veedu Manaivi Makkal Tamil
1989 Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal Jolly's wife Tamil
1989 Mappillai Dilip lover Tamil
1990 Pulan Visaranai Kasthuri Tamil
1990 Aarathi Edungadi Tamil
1990 Ulagam Pirandhadhu Enakkaga Tamil
1990 Neengalum Herothan Rani Tamil
1990 Madurai Veeran Enga Saami Tamil
1990 Pathimoonam Number Veedu Rekha / Ghost Tamil
1991 Sigaram Tamil
1992 Pokkiri Thambi Maruthu's sister Tamil
1993 Parvathi Ennai Paradi Tamil
1993 Vedan Tamil
1995 Karnaa Chellamma Tamil
1995 Marumagan Kannamma Tamil
1995 Nadodi Mannan Kuyil Aatha Tamil
TBA Muriyadi Tamil Delayed


  1. ^ dinakaran. Retrieved on 10 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Ex-wife comes to Prakash Raj's rescue". The Times of India. 11 February 2011. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  3. ^ "Prakash Rajs former wife Lalitha Kumari returns to films". Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Prakash Raj's wife to act!". Archived from the original on 5 September 2015. Retrieved 17 May 2018.

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