Meena (Malayalam actress)

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Mary Joseph, famously known as Meena (22 April 1941 – 17 September 1997), was an Indian actress. She along with Sukumari, KPAC Lalitha were considered by many as the finest supporting actresses in Malayalam movies. She was well known for her expert dialogue delivery. She died on 17 September 1997 due to a cardiac arrest.

Meena
Born(1941-04-22)22 April 1941
Haripad , India
Died17 September 1997(1997-09-17) (aged 56)
NationalityIndian
Other namesMary Joseph
OccupationActress
Years active1960s–1990s
Spouse(s)K. K. Joseph
Parent(s)Koikkalethu Itty Cheria Eapen
Eleyamma Eapen

Early lifeEdit

Meena (Mary Joseph) was the eighth child in a Marthoma Syrian Christian family from kumarapuram-haripad . Born on April 22, 1941 to Koyikkaleth Itty Cheria Eapen and his wife, Eleyamma Eapen, she began her early career in theatre in Kalanilayam and Geetha Arts Club. Her film debut in Malayalam was in Kudumbini.

Personal lifeEdit

She was married to K.K. Joseph. She was very active in Malayalam movies during the 1960s–1970s. She died on 17 September 1997 on the sets of Anjara Kalyanam which she did not complete eventually. She is survived by her only daughter Dr. Elizabeth, son in law Sunny George and grand daughter Sarah Lisa Sunny.

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role
1998 Thirakalkkappuram
1997 The Car Janakiyamma
1997 Shobhanam
1997 Kannur
1997 Kilikkurishiyil Kudumbamela Pankajam
1996 Hey Madam
1996 April 19 Jayan's aunt
1996 Kanjirappilly Kariyachan Thresia
1995 Kakkakkum Poochakkum Kalyanam Janakiyamma
1995 Mangalam Veettil Manaseswari Gupta Annamma Nurse
1995 Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava Aniyan Bava's Wife (Malu's Mother)
1995 Sindoora Rekha Balachandran's mother
1995 Avittam Thirunaal Aarogya Sriman
1994 Vardhakyapuranam Susanna
1994 Vishnu Vishnu's mother
1994 Kudumba Visesham Kikkili Kochamma
1994 Pingami Mrs. Menon
1994 Varaphalam Geetha's mother
1994 Cheppadividya Kalyani
1993 CID Unnikrishnan B.A., B.Ed.
1993 Midhunam Housemaid
1993 Sthreedhanam Amma
1993 Meleparambil Aanveedu Bhanumathi
1993 Thirasheelakku Pinnil - Nangachithrangalkkethire
1992 Ayalathe Adheham Premachandran's mother
1992 Mahanagaram Advocate
1992 Yodha Vasumathi
1992 Priyapetta Kukku Sandhya's mother
1991 Pookkalam Varavayi Jayaraj's sister
1991 Ganamela Karthyayani
1991 Thudarkadha Vishnu's mother
1991 Kanalkkattu
1991 Ulladakkam
1991 Aakaashakottayile Sulthaan Pappy's sister
1990 Thalayanamanthram Gigi Daniel
1990 Dr. Pasupathy Pappan's mother
1990 Sasneham Aliyamma
1990 Indrajaalam Mariyamma
1990 Orukkam Kamalamma
1990 Ananthavruthantham Subbamma
1989 Varavelpu Rugmini
1989 Oru Sayahnathinte Swapnam
1989 Adikkurippu Bhaskara Pillai's mother
1989 Devadas Karthyayani
1989 Mazhavilkavadi Nangeli
1989 Varnam Major's wife
1989 Annakkuttee Kodambaakkam Villikkunnu Chinnammu
1989 Maharajavu
1989 Aattinakkare
1989 Rathibhavam
1989 Kodungalloor Bhagavathi
1988 Charavalayam
1988 Kandathum Kettathum Mrs. Padmanabhan
1987 Aankiliyude Tharattu Gomathi
1987 Nadodikkattu Radha's mother
1987 Vazhiyorakkazhchakal Sridevi's mother
1987 Achuvettante Veedu Saradha
1987 Swargam Soudaminiyamma
1987 Kaiyethum Doorathu
1987 Kaalarathri
1987 Itha Samayamayi Sunny's mother
1987 Hridubetham Lakshmikuttyamma
1986 Kunjattakilikal Bhageerathi
1986 Iniyum Kurukshethram Karthyayani
1986 Oru Katha Oru Nunakkatha Sulochana Menon
1986 Aalorungi Arangorungi Padmavathi
1986 Shyama Chandran's mother
1986 Manasilloru Manimuthu Sukumari
1986 Onnu Randu Moonnu
1986 Ennennum Kannettante Lakshmi
1986 Akalangalil Madhavi
1986 Pappan Priyappetta Pappan Ammini
1986 Oppam Oppathinoppam
1986 Chilambu
1986 Bhagavan
1986 Railway Cross
1985 Karimpinpoovinakkare
1985 Mounanombaram
1985 Manicheppu Thurannappol
1985 Principal Olivil
1985 Thammil Thammil Rajagopal's mother in law
1985 Ee Lokam Ivide Kure Manushyar Ummer's mother
1985 Ente Kanakkuyil Bharathi
1985 Moolamoottil Adima Parvathyamma
1985 Premalekhanam Eliyamma
1985 Azhiyatha Bandhangal Rajalakshmiyamma
1985 Idanilangal . Kalikutttiyamma
1985 Aram + Aram = Kinnaram
1985 Madhuvidhu Theerum Munpe Shoshamma
1984 Swanthamevide Bandhamevide Bhageerathi
1984 Appunni Menon's mother
1984 Onnanu Nammal Karthyayaniyamma
1984 Makale Mappu Tharu Lakshmi
1984 Thirakil Alppam Samayam Bhanumathi
1984 Ente Upasana Arjunan's mother
1984 Kaliyil Alpam Karyam Lakshmi
1984 Athirathram Annamma
1984 Ivide Thudangunnu Saradha
1984 Krishna Guruvayoorappa Parvathi
1984 Akkacheede Kunjuvava
1984 Anthichuvappu
1984 Koodu Thedunna Parava
1984 Amme Narayana
1984 Sreekrishna Parunthu
1984 Ethirppukal Ravi's mother
1984 Oru Nimsham Tharoo Madhu's mother
1984 Vanitha Police Chellappan Pilla's wife
1984 Kadamattathachan (1984) Thresia
1984 Mangalam Nerunnu Thresiamma
1983 Aattakkalasham Marykutty's mother
1983 Pourusham Chellamma
1983 Passport Mariyamma
1983 Kinnaram Mrs.Das
1983 Kaattaruvi Achamma
1983 Ee Yugam Lakshmi
1983 Mazhanilavu Meenakshi
1983 Ee Vazhi Maathram Rajan's mother
1983 Lekhayude Maranam Oru Flashback Actress Jayamalathi's mother
1983 Bandham Maaluvamma
1983 Thavalam Kamalakshi
1983 Paalam Venu's mother
1983 Aaroodam Devaki
1983 Ente Kadha Kunjulakshmi
1983 Eenam
1983 Gurudakshina
1983 Kaathirunna Naal
1983 Kaikeyi
1983 Mahabali
1983 Deeparadhana
1982 Padayottam Queen of Kolathunadu
1982 Sharavarsham Savitha's mother
1982 Postmorttam Reetha
1982 Enikkum Oru Divasam Pathumma
1982 Kurukkante Kalyanam Amina
1982 Ponmudy Karthu
1982 Chilanthivala Mary
1982 Sree Ayyappanum Vavarum
1982 Jambulingam
1982 Odukkam Thudakkam
1982 Madrasiel Mon
1982 Mukhangal Rukmini
1982 Ivan Oru Simham Usha's mother
1982 Kaaliyamardhanam Mrs.Menon
1982 Thuranna Jail Kunjikutty
1982 Marmaram Narayan Iyer's mother
1982 Beedikunjamma Paruvamma
1982 Sooryan Lakshmi
1982 Mazhanilavu Meenakshi
1982 Nagamadathu Thampuratti
1981 Kolilakkam
1981 Sambhavam
1981 Karimpoocha Annamma
1981 Asthamikkaatha Pakalukal
1981 Theekkali
1981 Itha Oru Dhikkari
1981 Kilungatha Changalakal
1981 Arikkari Ammu
1981 Agniyudham
1981 Dhruvasangamam Doctor
1980 Meen Maryamma
1980 Kaanthavalayam
1980 Youvanam Daaham
1980 Swarga Devatha
1980 Ammayum Makalum Lakshmi
1980 Swantham Enna Padam Santhamma
1980 Air Hostess Rathi's mother
1980 Prakadanam Gopalan's mother
1980 Arangum Aniyarayum Thankamani
1980 Ethikkara Pakky Pathumma
1980 Adhikaram Lakshmi
1980 Ivar Savithri's mother
1980 Lorry Thankamma
1980 Raagam Thaanam Pallavi Jayachandran's mother
1980 Oru Varsham Oru Maasam
1980 Puzha
1980 Naayattu
1979 Kathirmandapam
1979 Eniku Njan Swantham Vasanthi
1979 Thuramukham
1979 Vaaleduthavan Vaalaal
1979 Aaraattu
1979 Aavesham
1979 Iniyethra Sandhyakal
1979 Vellayani Paramu Kalyaniyamma
1979 Neeyo Njaano Akkaal
1979 Allauddinum Albhutha Vilakkum Fathima
1979 Puthiya Velicham
1979 Rakthamillatha Manushyan Sumathi's mother
1979 Ezhunirangal Madhavi
1979 Ankakkuri Amminiyamma
1979 Ente Neelakasham Devaki
1979 Iniyum Kaanaam Janakiyamma
1979 Choola
1979 Mochanam
1979 Nithyavasantham
1979 Anubhavangale Nanni
1979 Chuvanna Chirakukal
1979 Maanavadharmam
1978 Bhaaryayum Kaamukiyum
1978 Kudumbam Namukku Sreekovil
1978 Mudramothiram
1978 Eeta
1978 Thamburatti Thampuratti's mother
1978 Madaalasa
1978 Madanolsavam Mariyamma
1978 Sathrusamhaaram
1978 Padakkuthira
1978 Ee Ganam Marakkumo
1978 Ashtamudikkaayal
1978 Rathinervedam Narayani
1978 Snehikkan Samayamilla
1978 Kadathanaattu Maakkam
1978 Premashilpi Reetha's mother
1978 Madhurikkunna Raathri
1978 Snehikkaan Oru Pennu
1978 Kaithappoo
1978 Anubhoothikalude Nimisham
1978 Midukki Ponnmma
1978 Ninakku Njaanum Enikku Neeyum
1978 Thacholi Ambu Thacholi Ambu's mother
1978 Avalude Ravukal Mariyaamma Chedathi
1978 Yagaswam Ammalu
1978 Puthariyankam
1978 Avakasham
1977 Panchaamritham
1977 Varadakshina
1977 Anugraham Ravi's Aunty
1977 Vezhambal
1977 Angeekaaram Devaki Teacher
1977 Yudhakaandam Vilasini
1977 Achaaram Ammini Osharam Omana Paruvamma
1977 Itha Ivide Vare Jaanuvamma
1977 Abhinivesham Saraswathy
1977 Aparaajitha
1977 Lakshmi
1977 Thaalappoli
1977 Rathimanmadhan
1977 Akale Aakaasham
1977 Innale Innu
1977 Minimol
1977 Ninakku Njanum Enikku Neeyum
1977 Randu Lokam
1977 Mohavum Mukthiyum
1977 Aadyapaadam
1977 Sangamam
1977 Chathurvedam Valsala's mother
1977 Karnaparvam
1977 Ammaayi Amma
1977 Muttathe Mulla Kalyani
1977 Ammini Ammavan Meenakshi
1976 Pushpasharam
1976 Surveykkallu
1976 Anubhavam Reetha
1976 Aayiram Janmangal Lakshmi's Mother
1976 Raajayogam
1976 Ayalkkaari Flory
1976 Kaayamkulam Kochunniyude Makan
1976 Light House Meenakshi
1976 Kanyaadaanam
1976 Kenalum Collectrum
1976 Paarijaatham
1976 Pick Pocket Panchali
1976 Amritavahini Dakshyani
1976 Kaamadhenu Bhavani
1976 Ajayanum Vijayanum Gomathi
1976 Yudhabhoomi
1976 Abhinandanam Saraswathi
1976 Chottaanikkara Amma
1976 Panchami Periyakka
1976 Aalinganam Sharadamma
1975 Cheenavala Paaru
1975 Abhimaanam Chandrika
1975 Picnic Sarojiniyamma
1975 Pravaham Savithri
1975 Chuvanna Sandhyakal Gowriyamma
1975 Hello Darling Kochu Narayani
1975 Ayodhya Jayaraman's Mother
1975 Ma Nishadha Meenakshi
1975 Priyamulla Sophia
1975 Aaranyakaandam
1975 Paalazhi Madhanam
1975 Velicham Akale
1975 Alibabayum 41 kallanmaarum Pathumma
1975 Kuttichaathan
1975 Love Marriage Mini/Meenakshiyamma
1975 Penpada Meenakshi
1975 Madhurappathinezhu
1975 Pulivaalu
1975 Thamarathoni
1975 Dharmakshetre Kurukshetre
1974 Panchathanthram Kochang Faroka/Kochuparu
1974 Ayalathe Sundari Meenakshi
1974 Manyasree Viswamithran Aluvalia
1974 College Girl Meenakshi
1974 Chattakari Mrs.Warrier
1974 Bhoomidevi Pushpiniyaayi Lady Doctor
1974 Poonthenaruvi Saramma
1974 Oru Pidi Ari
1974 Honeymoon
1974 Vrindavanam
1974 Sethubandhanam Parukutty
1974 Thacholi Marumakan Chandu Eppennu
1974 Raajahamsam
1974 Night Duty Kamalamma
1974 Nadeenadanmaare Aavasyamundu
1974 Alakal
1974 Angathattu
1973 Urvashi Bharathi
1973 Thottavadi Subhashini
1973 Maasappadi Maathupilla Naniyamma
1973 Kavitha
1973 Pavangal Pennungal
1973 Thaniniram Insane lady
1973 Achaani Srimathi Raghavan
1973 Nakhangal Annamma
1973 Ladies Hostel Warden Malathi
1973 Thekkan Kattu Soshamma's mother
1973 Thiruvabharanam Mrs. Gonsalves
1973 Padmavyooham Anappara Kunjamma
1973 Panchavadi Vishalam
1972 Maravil Thirivu Sookshikkuka Allu Mariya
1972 Achanum Bappayum Kunjupathumma
1972 Ananthasayanam
1972 Puthrakameshti
1972 Lakshyam Mariya
1972 Omana
1972 Devi
1971 Boban and Molly
1971 Yogamullaval
1971 Makane Ninakku Vendi Martha
1971 Muthassi Meenakshikutty
1971 Karakanakadal Kunjeli
1971 Achante Bharya Karunakaran's Mother
1971 Jalakanyaka
1971 Kalithozhi Amritham
1971 Line Bus Pankiyamma
1971 Aval Alpam Vaikippoyi
1971 Gangasangamam Michael's wife
1971 Vivahasammanam Madhavi
1970 Ambalapraavu Rudrani
1970 Priya
1970 Kurukshethram
1970 Nilakkatha Chalanangal
1970 Rakthapushpam Mankamma
1970 Lottery Ticket Rajamma's mother
1970 Ezhuthaatha Kadha Mrs. Nair
1970 Kalpana Lakshmi
1970 Detective 909 Keralathil
1970 Anaadha Kamalam
1970 Saraswathi Meenakshi
1970 Ara Nazhika Neram Annamma
1970 Sabarimala Sree Dharmashastha
1969 Pooja Pushpam
1969 Kallichellamma Kalyani
1969 Ballaatha Pahayan Mymoon
1969 Velliyazhcha Parvathiyamma
1969 Rest House Prof.Lakshmi
1969 Chattambi Kavala Rosamma
1969 Kattu Kurangu Kamalam
1969 Rahasyam Shyamala Thampi
1968 Adhyaapika
1968 Pengal Saina
1968 Manaswini Jaanamma
1968 Velutha Kathreena Maryamma
1968 Lakshaprabhu
1968 Kaliyalla Kalyaanam
1968 Viruthan Shanku Bhargavi
1968 Karthika Rajamma's mother
1967 Aval
1967 Chithramela
1967 Agniputhri
1967 Balyakalasakhi
1967 Ramanan Madhavi Amma
1967 Ollathu Mathi
1967 Naadan Pennu Saramma
1967 Bhagyamudra
1967 Jeevikkaan Anuvadikkoo
1967 Anweshichu Kandethiyilla Annamma
1966 Penmakkal Kunjamma
1966 Sthanarthi Saramma Rosamma
1966 Mayor Nair Lakshmi
1966 Poochakkanni
1966 Kanmanikal
1966 Pinchuhridayam Subhadra Ammayi
1966 Thankakudam Johny's wife
1965 Subaidha Ayisha
1965 Porter Kunjali Vanithasamajam Member
1965 Kochumon Mary
1965 Kathirunna Nikah Laila's mother
1964 Kudumbini Sundari Kaniyathi

DramasEdit

  • Nirdhoshi

ReferencesEdit

[1][2][3]

  1. ^ "Remembering Meena | OLD MALAYALAM CINEMA". Oldmalayalamcinema.wordpress.com. Retrieved 15 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Meena (malayalam Actress) - Movies, Photos, Filmography, Biography, Wallpapers, Videos, Fan Club - Filmibeat". Entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved 15 August 2015.
  3. ^ "A Complete Online Malayalam Cinema News Portal". Cinidiary. Retrieved 15 August 2015.

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