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. Known for strong portrayal roles of women,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, in 2002.
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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 Veettukaaryangal
Samyukta Varma’s three-year movie career saw her playing a string of strong characters. Her debut was in Veendum Chila Veetukaryangal in 1999, followed in the same year by Vazhunnor and Chandranudikkunna Dikkil by Lal Jose.
In 2000 she acted in Nadanpennum Naattupramaaniyum (directed by Rajasenan), Fazil's production Life is Beautiful, Angane Oru Avadhikaalaththu (directed by Mohan) , Mazha, (directed by Lenin Rajendran, based on a short story by Madhavikutty), Madhuranombarakaattu and in Swayamvarapanthal'
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- Kerala State Film Awards
- 1999 – Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress – Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal
- 2000 – Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress – Madhuranombarakattu, Mazha, Swayamvara Panthal
- 1999 – Best Newface award - Chandranudikkunna Dikhil,Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal
- 2000 – Best Actress Award – Mazha, Madhuranobharakkate
- 2001 – Best Actress Award – Meghamalhar
- 2001 – Best Star Pair Award – Meghamalhar (with Biju Menon)
- 1999 - Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal
- 2000 - Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Life Is Beautiful (2000 film)
- 2001 - Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka
Other Film Awards
- 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) – Meghamalhar
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