Samyuktha Varma (born 26 November 1979) is an Indian film actress who has predominantly appeared in Malayalam films from 1999 to 2002 in female lead roles. She made her debut in 1999 as heroine in the family-drama Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal for which she won her first Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress, since then she has acted in a total of 18 films. She is known for her strong portrayal of female characters. Varma has won two Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress and two Filmfare Award for Best Actress. She is married to actor Biju Menon, since 2002.
|Born||28 November 1979|
|Relatives||Urmila Unni (Aunt)|
Utthara Unni (Cousin)
|Awards||Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress|
Filmfare Award for Best Actress
She was born on 26 November 1979 to Ravi Varma and Uma Varma. When she was studying at Sree Kerala Varma college, Thrissur, she got an offer to do female lead role in Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal.
In 2000 she acted in Nadanpennum Naattupramaaniyum directed by Rajasenan, Fazil's production Life is Beautiful, Angane Oru Avadhikaalathu directed by Mohan, Mazha directed by Lenin Rajendran based on a short story by Madhavikutty, Madhuranombarakaattu and Swayamvarapanthal.
Awards and honoursEdit
|1999||Kerala State Film Awards||Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress||Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal||Won|||
|2000||Kerala State Film Awards||Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress||Madhuranombarakattu
|1999||Filmfare Awards South||Filmfare Award for Best Actress||Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal||Nominated|
|2000||Filmfare Awards South||Filmfare Award for Best Actress||Mazha||Won|
|2000||Filmfare Awards South||Filmfare Award for Best Actress||Life Is Beautiful||Nominated|
|2001||Filmfare Awards South||Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam||Meghamalhar||Won|
|2001||Filmfare Awards South||Filmfare Award for Best Actress||Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka||Nominated|
|1999||Asianet Film Awards||Asianet Award for Best Female New Face of the Year||Chandranudikkunna Dikhil
Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal
|2000||Asianet Film Awards||Asianet Best Actress Award||Mazha, Madhuranobharakkate||Won|
|2000||Asianet Film Awards||Asianet Best Actress Award
Best Star Pair Award
(shared with Biju Menon)
|Other Regional Awards for Best Actress||Film Critic Award 2000
Arya film Awards (2000)
Face of the year 1999
Mathrubhumi film Awards
Medimix film Awards
Gulf Malayali Award
Kala Vedi Award
Arya film Awards (2001)
Mathrubhumi film Awards (2001)
IndiaInfo Online Awards (2001)
FOKANA Film Awards (2002)
Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal
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- "This is how Biju Menon and Samyuktha Varma celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary". Times of India.
- "Samyuktha Varma's latest picture goes viral". Times of India.
- "State Film Awards (1991–99)". Kerala State Chalachitra Academy. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
- "State Film Awards". Official website of Information and Public Relation department of Kerala. 2002. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2014.
- "State Film Awards (2000–12)". Kerala State Chalachitra Academy. Archived from the original on 7 July 2015. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
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- Samyuktha Varma at IMDb
- Lynda Polygreen. "Bollywood Farce: Indian Actress and Family Are Detained" (18 July 2002) and "Actress's Detainment Upsets Indians in U.S. and Abroad" (19 July 2002), New York Times.