Sangita Madhavan Nair

Sangita Madhavan Nair is an Indian actress, who has worked in Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada film industries, predominantly in the 1990s.

Sangita nair
Born
OccupationActress
Years active1978 – 2000
2014
Spouse
(m. 2000)
Children1
Parents
  • Madhavan Nair
  • Padma

The actress is best known for her role as Shyamala in Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala, which was written and directed by Sreenivasan, for which she has won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress.[1] She is also well known for her role of Nirmala Mary in actor Vijay's breakthrough film Poove Unakkaga (1996).[2]

She started her career as a child artiste in the movie Snehikkan Oru Pennu, a Malayalam movie released in 1978. Her debut film as a child artist in Tamil was En Rathathin Rathame, which is the Tamil remake of Hindi movie Mr. India. The first film she acted as a heroine was Ellame En Rasathan in 1995.

Personal lifeEdit

She was born as the youngest among four children, to Madhavan Nair from Kottakkal, Malappuram and mother, Padma from Kuzhalmannam, Palakkad, settled in Chennai. Her father migrated to Chennai for fruit business and the family settled there. She had her primary education from Sri Gujarati Vid Matriculation School, Chennai.[3] She has two sisters, Mallika and Charu and a brother, Nitheesh.[4] Her brother portrayed a supporting role in her unreleased film, Punniyavathi.[citation needed]

She married cinematographer S. Saravanan in 2000 and retired from acting after marriage. The couple have a daughter Saai Thejaswathy born in 2002. She assisted her husband when he directed his first film, Silambattam starring Silambarasan, Sana Khan and Sneha.[5][6]

Awards and honoursEdit

Year Award Category Work Result
1996 Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Tamil Poove Unakkaga Nominated
1998 Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala Won
1998 Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Malayalam Nominated
1998 Asianet Best Actress Award Nominated
1998 Cinema Express Award for Best Actress - Malayalam Won

Partial filmographyEdit

Year Title Role Language Notes
1978 Snehikkan Oru Pennu Malayalam Child Artiste
1983 Manju Malayalam
1986 Vartha Malayalam
Ennennum Kannettante Malayalam
1987 Neeyallengil Njan Malayalam
1989 En Rathathin Rathame Tamil
1991 Idhaya Vaasal Uma Tamil
Shanti Kranti Kannada
Shanti Kranti Telugu
Nattukku Oru Nallavan Tamil
Shanti Kranti Hindi
1992 Naangal Gayathri Tamil
Vasantha Malargal Tamil
Samundi Lakshmi Tamil
Naadody Sindhu Malayalam
1993 Arthana Anu Malayalam
Thalattu Sangita Tamil
Captain Magal Anjali Tamil
1994 Mahanadi Adult Kaveri Tamil
Sarigamapadani Sangita Tamil
Ravanan Uma Tamil
1995 Simhavalan Menon Urmila Malayalam
Ellame En Rasathan Raani Tamil
Pullakuttikaran Ammu Tamil
Swapnam Malayalam
Seethanam Dhanalakshmi Tamil
Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava Malu Malayalam
1996 Amman Kovil Vaasalile Poongothai Tamil
Poove Unakkaga Nirmala Mary Tamil
Kaalam Maari Pochu Indra Tamil
Vetri Vinayagar Asirikai Tamil
Namma Ooru Raasa Rasaathi Tamil
Alexander Priya Tamil
1997 Vallal Chella Kili Tamil
Ganga Gowri Gowri Tamil
Adrasakkai Adrasakkai Sangita Tamil
Pongalo Pongal Chitra Tamil
Punniyavathi Tamil Unreleased
Kalyana Vaibhogam Shanthi Tamil
1998 Kattathoru Penpoovu Kasthuri Malayalam
Rathna Chinthamani Tamil
Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala Shyamala Malayalam Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress
Most Popular Role
Manthrikumaran Aswathy Malayalam
Yaare Neenu Cheluve Kamali Kannada
Kumbakonam Gopalu Sangeetha Tamil
1999 Samarasimha Reddy Sangeetha Telugu
Ethirum Pudhirum Selvi Tamil
Poomaname Vaa Seetha Tamil
Pallavur Devanarayanan Vasundhara Malayalam
Vazhunnor Rabeka Malayalam
Crime File Amala Malayalam
Saaphalyam Sumithra Malayalam
Jayam Durga Tamil
2000 Yare Nee Abhimani Utthara Kannada
Kann Thirandhu Paaramma Gayatri, Amman Tamil
Kanal Kireedam Mary Malayalam
2014 Nagara Varidhi Naduvil Njan Sunitha Malayalam

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ V.P., Nicy (20 August 2014). "Sreenivasan and Sangita to Rejoin After 'Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala'". International Business Times. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Sudharsan's starry wedding reception". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 14 July 2012. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  3. ^ "16 വര്‍ഷത്തിനു ശേഷം സംഗീത വന്നപ്പോള്‍ | mangalam.com". Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  4. ^ "വിജയേട്ടന്‍ വിളിച്ചു; ശ്യാമള വന്നു | mangalam.com". Archived from the original on 4 October 2014. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  5. ^ "Tamil Cinema News - Tamil Movie Reviews - Tamil Movie Trailers". Indiaglitz.com. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Movie News simbu silambaattam saravanan sangeetha nayantara liplock simbu nayantara kiss simbu nayan gallery images". Behindwoods.com. Retrieved 18 July 2018.

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