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.[1] 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.[2]

Samyuktha Varma
Born (1979-11-26) 26 November 1979 (age 40)
OccupationActress
Years active1999–2002
Spouse(s)
(
m. 2002)
ChildrenDaksh Dharmik
RelativesUrmila Unni (Aunt)
Utthara Unni (Cousin)

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 Veettukaaryangal[3]

Film careerEdit

Samyukta Varma’s three-year movie career saw her playing a string of strong characters.[citation needed] 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'

At the end of 2002, she was cast in Rafi-Mecartin's Thenkasi Pattanam and Meghasandesham. [4]

Personal lifeEdit

She married Biju Menon on 21 November 2002. The couple have a son Daksh Dharmik.[5]

AwardsEdit

Kerala State Film Awards
Asianet Film Awards
Filmfare Awards South

NominationsEdit

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

FilmographyEdit

No: Title Year Role Director Notes
1 Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal 1999 Bhavana Sathyan Anthikkad Debut film.
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 Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress
Filmfare Award for Best Actress
6 Nadanpennum Naattupramaaniyum 2000 Gayathri Rajasenan
7 Mazha 2000 Bhadra (Subhadra) Lenin Rajendran Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress
Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Malayalam
8 Madhuranombarakattu 2000 Priyamvada Kamal Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress
9 Life Is Beautiful 2000 Sindhu Fazil Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Actress
10 Thenkasipattanam 2000 Meenakshi Rafi and Mecartin
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 Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Malayalam
17 Kuberan 2002 Pooja Sundar Das
18 Thenkasi Pattanam 2002 Meenakshi Rafi and Mecartin Debut Tamil Movie
Remake of 2000's movie,Thenkasipattanam

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ മേനോന്‍, മധു. കെ. ശരിക്കും, ആ നിമിഷം എപ്പോഴായിരുന്നു. Mb4Eves (in Malayalam). Archived from the original on 29 November 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Samyuktha Varma". Movieraga.com. May 2007. Archived from the original on 19 December 2008. Retrieved 29 December 2008.
  3. ^ "About Malayalam Film Actress Samyuktha Varma". BizHat.com.
  4. ^ Nair, Unni. R. "Samyuktha Verma: A Talented Star". IndiaInfo.com. Archived from the original on 28 March 2009. Retrieved 28 December 2008.
  5. ^ "Samyuktha Varma". IMDb.
  6. ^ "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.
  7. ^ "Samyuktha Varma:Awards". Keral.com. Archived from the original on 29 March 2009. Retrieved 28 December 2008.

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