Samyuktha Varma

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.[2] 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.[3]

Samyuktha Varma
Samyuktha Varma.jpg
Samyuktha Varma in 2017
Born (1979-11-28) 28 November 1979 (age 41)[1]
OccupationActress
Years active1999–2002
Spouse(s)
(m. 2002)
ChildrenDaksh Dharmik(br.2006)
RelativesUrmila Unni (Aunt)
Utthara Unni (Cousin)
AwardsKerala State Film Award for Best Actress
Filmfare Award for Best Actress

Early lifeEdit

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.[4]

Film careerEdit

Her debut was in Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal in 1999,[5] followed by Vazhunnor and Chandranudikkunna Dikkil in 2000.[6][7]

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.

At the end of 2002, she was cast in Rafi-Mecartin's Thenkasi Pattanam and Rajasenan's Megasandesam. [8]

Personal lifeEdit

She married Biju Menon on 23 November 2002.[9] The couple have a son, Daksh Dharmik, born 14 September 2006.[10]

Awards and honoursEdit

Year Award Award Category Work Result Reference
1999 Kerala State Film Awards Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal Won [11]
2000 Kerala State Film Awards Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress Madhuranombarakattu
Mazha
Swayamvara Panthal
Won [12][13]
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
Won
2000 Asianet Film Awards Asianet Best Actress Award Mazha, Madhuranobharakkate Won
2000 Asianet Film Awards Asianet Best Actress Award
Best Star Pair Award
Meghamalhar
(shared with Biju Menon)
Won
1999
2000
2001
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)
Chandranudikkunna Dikhil
Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal
Mazha
Madhuranobharakkate
Meghamalhar
Won [14]

FilmographyEdit

No: Title Year Role Director Notes
1 Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal 1999 Bhavana Sathyan Anthikkad Won - Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress
Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2 Vazhunnor 1999 Rani Joshiy
3 Chandranudikkunna Dikhil 1999 Hema Lal Jose
4 Angene Oru Avadhikkalathu 1999 Nirmala Mohan
5 Swayamvara Panthal 2000 Priyamvada Harikumar Won - Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress
6 Thenkasipattanam 2000 Meenakshi Rafi and Mecartin Malayalam film
7 Nadanpennum Naattupramaaniyum 2000 Gayathri Rajasenan
8 Mazha 2000 Bhadra (Subhadra) Lenin Rajendran Won - Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress
Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Malayalam
9 Madhuranombarakattu 2000 Priyamvada Kamal Won - Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress
10 Life Is Beautiful 2000 Sindhu Fazil Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Actress
11 Saivar Thirumeni 2001 Annie Shajoon Kariyal
12 Megasandesam 2001 Anjali Varma Rajasenan
13 Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka 2001 Vinodini Sathyan Anthikkad Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Actress
14 Nariman 2001 Sethulakshmi K. Madhu
15 One Man Show 2001 Radhika Menon Shafi
16 Meghamalhar 2001 Nandita Menon Kamal Won - Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Malayalam
17 Kuberan 2002 Pooja Sundar Das
18 Thenkasi Pattanam 2002 Meenakshi Rafi and Mecartin Tamil film

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Happy Birthday Samyuktha Varma: 5 incredible movies of the actress you should watch right away". The Times of India. 28 November 2020.
  2. ^ മേനോന്‍, മധു. കെ. ശരിക്കും, ആ നിമിഷം എപ്പോഴായിരുന്നു. Mb4Eves (in Malayalam). Archived from the original on 29 November 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Samyuktha Varma". Movieraga.com. May 2007. Archived from the original on 19 December 2008. Retrieved 29 December 2008.
  4. ^ "About Malayalam Film Actress Samyuktha Varma". BizHat.com.
  5. ^ "Samyuktha Varma: I was fortunate to have started my career with 'Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal' - Times of India". The Times of India.
  6. ^ https://theprimetime.in/the-first-film-was-a-super-hit-and-the-next-six-films-were-box-office-failures-know-the-samyukthas-film-life/
  7. ^ https://m.timesofindia.com/entertainment/malayalam/movies/news/samyuktha-varma-introduces-her-sister-sangamithra-on-social-media-is-she-headed-for-showbiz-too/amp_articleshow/74548991.cms
  8. ^ Nair, Unni. R. "Samyuktha Verma: A Talented Star". IndiaInfo.com. Archived from the original on 28 March 2009. Retrieved 28 December 2008.
  9. ^ "This is how Biju Menon and Samyuktha Varma celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary". Times of India.
  10. ^ "Samyuktha Varma's latest picture goes viral". Times of India.
  11. ^ "State Film Awards (1991–99)". Kerala State Chalachitra Academy. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  12. ^ "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.
  13. ^ "State Film Awards (2000–12)". Kerala State Chalachitra Academy. Archived from the original on 7 July 2015. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  14. ^ "Samyuktha Varma:Awards". Keral.com. Archived from the original on 29 March 2009. Retrieved 28 December 2008.

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