Santhakumari (Malayalam actress)

Santhakumari is an Indian film actress best known for her work in Malayalam cinema. She has acted in more than 250 films and short films like 'Nerariyathe' which is critically acclaimed.

Santhakumari
Born1957 (age 63–64)
Kochi, Cochin State, India
OccupationActress
Years active1976–present
Spouse(s)Velayudhan (deceased)[1]
Parent(s)Narayanan, Karthyayani

BiographyEdit

Santhakumari was born to Narayanan and Karthyayani, as eighth child among ten children, at Kochi, Kerala.[2] She had her primary education from Thevara C.C.P.L.M High school, Ernakulam. She was married to Late Velayudhan and have two daughters. She was presented with a house named "Snehaveedu" in 2012 by Malayalam Movie Artists Assoaciation (AMMA).[3] She received Kerala State film Award for Best Actress in 1977 for Chuvanna Vithukal.

AwardsEdit

Partial filmographyEdit

  • Oru Ordinary Pranayam
  • Jannath
  • Peter
  • John Abraham
  • Kalanju Poya Vithu
  • Water Oru Parinamam
  • Katha Parayum Muthachan
  • Madhuramee Jeevitham
  • Maanam Thelinjathu
  • Nanma Niranja Umma
  • Makkanna (2019)
  • Vikruthi (2019) as Bystander
  • Safe (2019) as Old lady in court
  • Muthassikkoru Muthu (2019)
  • Vishudha Pusthakam (2019)
  • Soothrakkaran (2019)
  • Daivam Saakshi (2019) as Sethu's mother
  • Mr and Ms Rowdy (2019) as Valyammechi
  • Neeyum Njanum (2019) as Tajitha
  • Panthu (2019) as Sudheesh's mother
  • Vallikettu (2019) as Santhamma
  • Madhurameeyathra (2018)
  • Eliyammachiyude Aadyathre Christmas (2018) as Kunjannamma
  • Nonsense (2018) as T.P. Annamma
  • Shirkh (2018) as Aayisha
  • Kenalum Kinarum (2018)
  • Mattanchery (2018)
  • Parole (2018) as Villager
  • Planner (2018) as Ponnamaa
  • Khaleefa (2018)
  • Mannam Kattayum Kariyilayum (2017) as Raghu's mother
  • Pareeth Pandari (2017) as Officer
  • The Crab (2017) as Servant
  • Devayanam (2017)
  • Thoppil Joppan (2016) as Roslin's grandmother
  • IDI (2016) as Midwife
  • Leela (2016) as Chengalam Omana
  • Noolpaalam (2016) as Muthassi
  • Kaadhaantharam (2016) as Sarasamma
  • Wonderful Journey (2016) as Kuriakose's mother
  • Plus or Minus (2016) as Kalyaniyamma
  • Aruthe (2016)
  • Paulettante Veedu (2016) as Santhakumari
  • Ottakolam (2016) as Kamakshi Amma
  • Pithaavinum Puthranum Parishudhaathmaavinum
  • Life Of Josutty (2015) Geevarghese's mother
  • Rudrasimhaasanam (2015) as Servant
  • Alif (2015) as Abu's mother
  • Thousand (2015) as Janakiyamma
  • White Boys (2015)
  • Nadi (2015) as Saraswathiyamma
  • Sarathi (2015) as Rajani's mother in law
  • Iruvazhi Thiriyunnidam (2015)
  • Namukkore Aakaasham
  • Ente Cinema - The Movie Festival (2015)
  • Moonam Naal (2015)
  • Iruvazhi Thiriyunnidam (2015)
  • Seconds (2014) as Firoz's grandmother
  • Nerariyathe (2014) – Short film
  • To Noora with Love (2014) as Sreeparvathi's grandmother
  • God's Own Country (2014) as Vakkachan's mother
  • Thomsonvilla (2014) as School Principal/Nun
  • 1983 (2014) as Mariyamma
  • Iniyum Ethra Dooram (2014) as Muthassi
  • Ponnarayan (2014) as Raghavan's mother
  • Maramkothi (2014)
  • Avarude Veedu (2014)
  • Weeping Boy (2013) as Sahadevan's mother
  • Cleopatra (2013) as Bhavani
  • Olipporu (2013) as Teacher
  • Pothumaappu (2013) as Sathar's mother
  • ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi (2013) as Colony lady
  • Housefull (2013) as Leelamani
  • Romans (2013) as Papi's wife
  • Ezhamathe Varavu (2013) as Tribal Woman
  • Radio (2013)
  • Ee Adutha Kaalathu (2012) as Vishnu's mother
  • Madirasi (2012) as Janakiyamma
  • Oru Kudumba Chithram (2012)
  • Parudeesa (2012) as Johny's mother
  • Thanichalla Njan (2012) as Antharjanam
  • Masters (2012) as Milan's grandmother
  • Thappana (2012) as Patient
  • Happy Durbar (2011) as Nelson's mother
  • Scene No.001 (2011) as Manikantan's mother
  • Sundara Kalyanam (2011) as Shajahan's umma
  • Ninnishtam Ennishtam 2 (2011) as
  • Swargam Nine Kilometer (2011)
  • Dhaanam (2011)
  • Fiddle (2010) as Dakshayini
  • Holidays (2010) as Bus passenger
  • Kadaksham (2010) as Servant
  • Kadha Thudarunnu (2010) as Lasar's wife
  • Thaskara Lahala (2010) as Mani's mother
  • Njaan Sanchaari (2010) as Devassy's wife
  • Venalmaram (2009) as Kamalakshi
  • Bhagyadevatha (2009) as Nabeezumma
  • Meghatheertham (2009)
  • Gopalapuranam (2008) as Bhavaniyamma
  • Kanichukulangarayil CBI (2008) as Bank customer
  • Innathe Chintha Vishayam (2008) as Amina
  • Kanal Kannaadi (2008)
  • Kangaroo (2007) as Janamma
  • Sketch (2007) as Nadhiya's umma
  • Sooryakireedam (2007) as Januvamma
  • Nivedyam (2007) as Amminiyamma
  • Komban (2007) as Radha's mother
  • Smart City (2006) as Santhamma
  • Palunku (2006) as Lalitha
  • Chakkara Muthu (2006) as Servant
  • Mukhamariyaathe (2006) as Velu's wife
  • Ponumudi Puzhayorathu (2006)
  • Mahasamudram (2006) as Santha
  • Bharathchandran I.P.S.(2005) as Muslim lady
  • Otta Nanayam (2005) as Beggar
  • Hai (2005)
  • The Tiger (2005) as Venu's wife
  • Thaalamelam (2004) as Nun
  • Sathyam (2004) as Raju's mother
  • Rasikan (2004) as Ramabhadran's mother
  • Sasneham Sumithra (2004) Lady at temple
  • Janakeeyam (2003) as Ravi's mother
  • Manassinakkare (2003) as Aliyamma
  • Ammakilikkoodu (2003) as Inmate of the old age home
  • Natturajavu (2003) as Rubber tapping worker
  • Akhila (2002) as Sharada
  • Thilakam (2002) as Savithri
  • Jagathy Jagadeesh in Town (2002) as Nurse Santhadevi
  • Sthree Vesham (2002) as Swamini Amma
  • Njaan Raajaavu (2002) as Thomas's mother
  • Thamaasha Veeran (2002)
  • Swararaagaganga (2002)
  • Nakshathragal Parayathirunnathu (2001) as Devamma
  • Dupe Dupe Dupe (2001) as Balu's mother
  • Chenchaayam (2001) as Malu's mother
  • Raajapattam (2001)
  • Spiderman (2001)
  • Valiettan (2000) as Kuttikrishnan Nair's wife
  • Nishasurabhikal (2000) as Reetha
  • Crime File (1999) as Sr. Fisto
  • Auto Brothers (1999) as Aarifa
  • Ustaad (1999) as Devakiyamma
  • Janani (1999) as Eliyamma
  • Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal (1999) as Bhavana's mother
  • Mangalya Pallakku (1998) as Seethalakshmi's mother
  • Meenathil Thalikkettu (1998) as Malathi's mother
  • Poonilamazha (1997) as Ammu
  • Kalyaana Unnikal (1997) as Krishnanunni's mother
  • Maanikyakkoodaaram (1997)
  • Harbour (1996) as Beevathumma
  • Kaliveedu (1996) as Treesa
  • Azhakiya Ravanan (1996) as Sharath's mother
  • Excuse Me Ethu Collegila (1996) as Appukuttan's mother
  • Kanakkinavu (1996) as Aalikka's wife
  • Thoovalkottaram (1996) as Paarukutty
  • Aksharam (1995) as House owner
  • Sundari Neeyum Sundaran Njanum (1995) as Indu's mother
  • Praayikkara Paappan (1995) as Gouri mother
  • Ezharakkoottam (1995) as Jaanuvamma
  • Sundharimare Sookshikkuka (1995) as Rema's mother
  • Shilpi (1995) as Rahul's mother
  • Mazhayethum Mumpe (1995)
  • No. 1 Snehatheeram Bangalore North (1995) as Servant
  • Chantha (1995)
  • Pavithram (1994) as Madhavan's mother
  • Bheeshmacharya (1994)
  • Nandini Oppol (1994) as Maya's mother
  • Pingami (1994) as Sreedevi's mother
  • Malappuram Haji Mahanaya Joji (1994) as Joji's mother
  • Sagaram Sakshi (1994) as Narayanan's wife
  • Parinayam (1994) as Madhavan's mother
  • Bharya as Babukuttan's mother
  • Chakoram (1994) as Madhavi
  • Sraadham (1994)
  • Chenkol (1993) as Devi's mother
  • Sthalathe Pradhana Payyans (1993) as Saraswathy
  • Koushalam (1993) as Gopi's mother
  • Narayam (1993) as Sethulakshmi
  • Thirasheelakku Pinnil - Neelachithrangalkkethire (1993)
  • Golantharavartha (1993) as Headmistress
  • Aagneyam (1993) as Mammali's mother
  • Customs Diary (1993)
  • Ponnuchami (1993)
  • Journalist (1993)
  • Ithu Manjukaalam (1993)
  • Sooryachakram (1992) as Lakshmi
  • Kamaladalam (1992) as Malavika's mother
  • Sargam (1992) as Thankamani's mother
  • Pappayude Swantham Appoos (1992) as Servant
  • Vietnam Colony (1992) as Colony inmate
  • Ayalathe Addeham (1992) as Rajiv's mother
  • Ennodishtam Koodamo (1992) as Jinachandran's mother
  • Aayushkalam (1992) as Sujatha's mother
  • Sooryamansasam (1992)
  • Kizhakkan Pathrose (1992) as Drama artist
  • Raajashilpi (1992)
  • Savidham (1992)
  • Venalkkinaavukal (1991) as Lakshmi
  • Uncle Bun (1991) as Sister 1
  • Veendum Oru Aadyarathri (1991) as
  • Parallel College (1991) as Bhargavi
  • Kaakkathollaayiram (1991) as Jameela
  • Orutharam Randutharam Moonnutharam (1991) as Devayani
  • Nagarathil Samsara Vishayam (1991)
  • Raid (1991)
  • Khandakavyam (1991)
  • Daiva Sahayam Lucky Center (1991)
  • Thoovalsparsham (1990) as Nun
  • His Higness Abdullah (1990) as Saraswathi
  • Oliyambukal (1990) as Tribal lady
  • Thazhvaram (1990)
  • Kalikkalam (1990) as Rosi
  • Aaraam Waardil Aabhyanthara Kalaham (1990)
  • Oru Sayahnathinte Swapnam (1989) as
  • Crime Branch (1989) as Lakshmiyamma
  • Puthiya Karukkal (1989) as Leelamma
  • Utharam (1989) as Nurse
  • Adikuruppu (1989) as Basheer's mother
  • Season (1989) as Porinchu's mother
  • Muthukudayum Choodi (1989) as Gayathri's mother
  • Varnatheru (1989) as Urmila's mother
  • Ashokante Ashwathykuttikku (1989) as Nabeesumma
  • Mudra (1989) as Bharathiyamma
  • Eenam Maranna Kaattu (1989)
  • Oh My Rosy (1989)
  • Rathibhavam (1989)
  • Avaloru Sindhu (1989)
  • Onninu Purake Mattonnu (1988) as Ambujam.
  • Ormayilennum (1988) as Janakiyamma
  • Kudumbapuranam (1988) as Indu's mother
  • Kireedam (1988) as Devi's mother
  • Abkari (1988) as Drunkard's mother
  • Chaaravalayam (1988) as Asha
  • Innaleyude Bakki (1988) as Nun
  • Paadhamudra (1988)
  • Janmasathru (1988)
  • Theekattu (1987) as Jayadevan's mother
  • Ithrayum Kalam (1987) as Antharjanam
  • Hridubetham (1987) as Vinodiniyamma
  • Aankiliyude Tharattu (1987) as Sarada
  • Sreedharante Onnam Thirumurivu (1987) as Sadasivan's wife
  • Thoovanathumbikal (1987) as Radha's mother
  • Kalam Mari Katha Mari (1987) as Razzak's mother
  • Adimakal Udamakal (1987) as Sarada
  • Archanappookkal (1987) as Raji's mother
  • Yaagangni (1987) as Murdered lady
  • Nirabhedangal (1987) as Jayadevan's mother
  • Naalkkavala (1987) as Leela
  • P.C. 369 (1987)
  • Nadodikatuu (1987)
  • Ivare Sookshikkuka (1987)
  • Aavanazhi (1986) as Radhas' mother
  • Abhayam Thedi (1986) as Parukutty
  • Ambadi Thannilorunni (1986) as Susheela
  • Ente Entethu Mathram (1986) as Kalyaniyamma
  • Gandhinagar 2nd Street (1986) as Madhavan's mother
  • Veendum (1986) as Sukumari
  • Surabheeyamangal (1986) as Murali's mother
  • Ithramathram (1986) as Chithra's mother
  • Vaartha (1986) as Ammukutty
  • Kochuthemmaadi (1986) as Naniyamma
  • Ilanjippookkal (1986) as Sumithra's mother
  • Chilambu (1986)) as Paramu's mother
  • Ice - cream (1986) as Ponnamma
  • Ambili Ammaavan (1986)
  • Sukhamo Devi (1986)
  • Urukku Manushyan (1986)
  • Sakhavu (1986)
  • Thidambu (1986)
  • Bhagavan (1986)
  • Meenamasathile Sooryan (1986)
  • Arrest (1986)
  • Rangam (1985) as Appunni's mother
  • Sammelanam (1985) as Basheer's mother
  • Vilichu Vili Kettu (1985) as Rema's mother
  • Mounam Nombaram (1985) as Ammu
  • Madhuvidhu Theerum Munpe (1985) as Maria
  • Oru Naal Innorunaal (1985) as Sridevi's mother
  • Idanilangal (1985) as Subhadra's mother
  • Snehicha Kuttathinu (1985) as Kausalya
  • Kayyum Thalayum Purathidaruthu (1985) as Saradha
  • Thozhil Allengil Jail (1985)
  • Paara (1985)
  • Ormikkan Omanikkan (1985)
  • Sreekrishna Parunthu (1984) as Servant
  • Aattuvanchi Ulanjappol (1984) as Janaki
  • Onnum Mindatha Bharya (1984) as Parvathy
  • Ethirppukal (1984) as Mariya
  • Mynaakam (1984) as Janakiyamma
  • Kurishuyudham (1984) as Annamma Nurse
  • Itha Innu Muthal (1984) as Santhamma
  • Thirakal (1984) as Rekha's mother
  • Manasariyathe (1984) as Mammoootty's mother
  • Poochakkoru Mookkuthi (1984) as Kalyani
  • Vanitha Police (1984) as Bhavani
  • Ahankaram (1984) as Radhika's mother
  • Veendum Chalikkunna Chakram (1984) as Devakiyamma
  • Idavelakku Shesham (1984) as Naniyamma
  • Nishedi (1984) as Mrs. Rajasekharan
  • Karimbu (1984) as Alex's mother
  • Gurudakshina (1984) as Hostel warden
  • Unaroo (1984) as Pathrose's mother
  • Enta Nandhinikutty (1984)
  • Oru Thettinte Katha (1984)
  • Vetta (Kombu) (1984)
  • Anthichuvappu (1984)
  • Oru Mukham Pala Mukham (1983) as Rajamma
  • Visa (1983) as Kuttyalikka' mother
  • Prem Nazeerine Kaanmaanilla (1983) as Bhargavi
  • Ashtapadi (1983) as Warassiar
  • Thalaam Thettiya Thaarattu (1983) as Saradha
  • Omanathingal (1983) as Nani
  • Shesham Kazhchayil (1983) as Lathika's mother
  • Naseema (Thamburu) (1983) as Ravi's mother
  • Aattakkalaasham (1983) as Naniyamma
  • Rugma (1983) as Januvamma
  • Maniyara (1983) as Devootee at Ajmeer
  • Onnu Chirikku (1983) as Rohini's mother
  • Engine Nee Marakkum (1983) as Kunji
  • Nizhal Moodiya Nirangal (1983) as Thresya
  • Rathilayam (1983) as Rathi's mother
  • Iniyenkilum (1983) as Geetha's mother
  • Theeram Thedunna Thira (1983) Sudhakaran's mother
  • Aa Rathri (1983) as Nun
  • Ahankaaram (1983) as Radhika's mother
  • Onnu Chirikku (1983) as Rohini's mother
  • Kattathe Kilikkoodu (1983) as Meenakshi
  • Aaroodham (1983) as Naniyamma
  • Deeparadhana (1983) as Dakshayini
  • Surumayitta Kannukal (1983)
  • Vaashi (1983)
  • Kathi (1983)
  • Swapna Lokam (1983)
  • Sandhya Mayangum Neram (1983)
  • Kinginikkombu (1983)
  • Ithu Njangalude Kadha (1982) as Johny's mother
  • Innallenkil Naale (1982) as Radha
  • Postmortem (1982) as Lakshmi
  • Snehapoorvam Meera (1982) as Achamma
  • Saravarsham (1982) as Lakshmi Amma
  • Ee Nadu (1982) as Dakshyayani
  • Ithiri Neram Othiri Kaaryam (1982) as Vimala's mother
  • Enthino Pookkunna Pookkal (1982) as Madhavi
  • Oru Kunju Janikkunnu (1982)
  • Kazhumaram (1982)
  • Layam (1982)
  • Vidichathum Kothichathum (1982)
  • Kanmanikkorumma (1982)
  • Greeshmajwaala (1981) as Gaurikuttyamma
  • Vida Parayum Munpe (1981) as Janaki
  • Thenum Vayambum (1981) as Mary Thomas
  • Aarathi (1981) as Nurse
  • Kathayariyathe (1981) as Lady at the railway station
  • Ahimsa (1981) as Vasu's mother
  • Arayannam (1981) as Madhu's mother
  • Oothikachiya Ponnu (1981) as Kalyaniyamma
  • Sanchaari (1981) as Soudamini
  • Munnettam (1981) as Gouriyamma
  • Sphodanam (1981) as Muthalali's wife
  • Swarangal Swapnagal (1981) as Rani
  • Thakilu Kottampuram (1981) as Mridula's mother
  • Veliyettam (1981) as Lakshmiyamma
  • Thaalam Manassinte Thaalam (1981)
  • Hamsageetham (1981)
  • Arikkari Ammu (1981)
  • Avathaaram (1981)
  • Paalaattu Kunjikkannan (1980) as Chirutheyi
  • Aniyatha Valakal (1980) as Bhargaviyamma
  • Lorry (1980) as Ammu
  • Kochu Kochu Thettukal (1980) as Nurse,Latha's sister
  • Kadalkattu (1980) as Stella
  • Chora Chuvanna Chora (1980) as Kamalakshiyamma
  • Ishtamaanu Pakshe (1980) as Rajagopalan's wiife
  • Kannukal (1979) as Devaki
  • Peruvazhiyambalam (1979) as Prabhakaran Pillai's wife
  • Ottapettavar (1979)
  • Devalokam (1979)
  • Bandhanam (1978) as Devakiyamma
  • Pathinaalam Raavu (1978) as Umma
  • Raappadikalude Gaadha (1978)
  • Kadathanattu Maakkam (1978)
  • Samayamaayilla Polum (1978)
  • Manimuzhakkam (1978)
  • Randu Penkuttikal (1978)
  • Chuvanna Vithukal (1977) as Bharathi

Television careerEdit

SerialsEdit

Other showsEdit

DramasEdit

  • Prethalayam
  • Layabhangam
  • Jwalanam

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 'അമ്മ'വീടിന്റെ ശാന്തതയില്‍. mangalam.com (2013-06-12). Retrieved on 2017-07-06.
  2. ^ "Oli Mangatha Tharakal". suryatv. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
  3. ^ Malayalam cinema, Kerala cinema, Malayalam cinema news, Malayalam cinema actress, upcoming Malayalam movies. Kerala.com (2012-08-20). Retrieved on 2017-07-06.

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