Sreelatha Namboothiri

Sreelatha Namboothiri is an Indian actress and playback singer who works in Malayalam cinema and television.[2] She has acted in more than 300 films. Khadeeja in 1967 was her debut movie.

Sreelatha Namboothiri
Born
Anjilivelil Vasantha

Occupation
Years active1967–1985
2004–present
Spouse(s)Kaladi Parameshwaran Namboothiri (1979–2005)
(deceased)
ChildrenKaladi Visakh Namboothiri
Kaladi Ganga
Parent(s)A. Balakrishnan Nair
A. Kamalamma[1]
RelativesKumari Thankam (Aunt)

Early lifeEdit

Sreelatha was born as Vasantha, in Karuvatta, Alappuzha. Her father Anjilivelil Balakrishnan Nair was an army officer and her mother, Kamalamma was a music teacher in Government school.[3] Her primary education was at Govt. Girls High School, Haripad, Alappuzha. She was an athlete while at school. She won second prize for long jump twice at state level. She joined K.P.A.C. (Kerala People's Arts Club), when she was studying in seventh grade, as a singer and later started performing drama in many stages. She could not continue her studies after that. She learned classical music from Dakshinamurthy.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

She was married to Kaladi Parameshwaran Namboothiri, known as Kaladi Namboothiri,[5] an actor and Ayurveda doctor in 1979. They both acted together in Papathinu Maranamilla, a 1979 movie. She took a break from movies after marriage and settled in Kunnamkulam, Thrissur. After her marriage to Namboothiri, she converted to Brahmin community and became an Antharjanam. The couple have a son, Visakh, and a daughter, Ganga.[6] She made a comeback, after her husband's death in 2005, with Pathaka. She currently resides at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.[7]

FilmographyEdit

As an actressEdit

  • Varthamanam
  • Ambili (2019) as Teena's grandmother
  • Laddu (2018) as Suresh's mother
  • Captain (2018) as Anitha's grandmother
  • Honey bee 2.5 (2017) as Herself
  • Honey Bee 2: Celebrations (2017) as Punyalan's kin
  • Fukri (2017) as Fukri's sister
  • Boby (2017) as Kunjumol
  • Oppam (2016) as Krishnamoorthy's Akka
  • Puthiya Niyamam (2016) as Adv. Louis Pothen's mother
  • Rock Star (2015) as Guru's mother
  • Vidhooshakan (2015) as Ravunni's mother
  • Pickles (2015)
  • Njan Samvidhanam Cheyyum (2015) as Soudamini
  • Varsham(2014) as Thanka
  • 100 Degree Celsius as Nancy's mother in law
  • Homely Meals (2014) as Alan's grandmother
  • Testpaper (2014)
  • Flat No. 4B (2014)
  • Thomson Villa (2014) as Ammini
  • Snehamulloral Koodeyullappol (2014) as Saradha
  • Vishudhan (2013) as Mother Superior of Snehalayam
  • The Power of Silence (2013) as Aravindan's mother
  • Tourist Home (2013)
  • Bundy Chor (2013)
  • Nadodimannan (2013) as Subair's Umma
  • Rebecca Uthup Kizhakkemala (2013) as Mahalakshmi
  • Ladies and Gentleman (2013) as Bhanumathiyamma
  • Poppins (2012)
  • Madirasi (2012) as Ganga
  • Thiruvambadi Thamban (2012) as Thamban's grandmother
  • Kapalika (2012)
  • Manthrikan (2012) as Mukundanunni's mother
  • Ee Thirakkinidayil (2012) as Eliyamma
  • Banking Hours 10 to 4 (2012) as Fernandez's sister
  • No. 66 Madhura Bus (2012) as Omana
  • Spirit (2012) as Krishnan Nair's wife
  • Janapriyan (2011) as Bhanumathi
  • Ponnu Kondoru Aalroopam (2011)
  • Killadi Raman (2011) as Seethalakshmi's mother
  • Lucky Jokers (2011)
  • Payyans (2011) as Brittas's mother
  • Marykkundoru Kunjaadu (2010) as Kochuthresia
  • Tournament – Play & Replay (2010)
  • Aathmakatha (2010) as Paili
  • Shikkar (2010) as Eli
  • Koottukar (2010)
  • Alexander the Great (2010) as Verma's kin
  • Vairam: Fight for Justice (2009) as Paatti
  • Thirunakkara Perumal (2009) as Shoshamma
  • Vellathooval (2009) as Jiya's grandmother
  • Makante Achan (2009) as Viswanathan's mother
  • Kerala Cafe (2009)
  • Bhagavan (2009) as Minister's mother
  • Pramani (2009) as Somasekharan's mother
  • Innathe Chintha Vishayam (2008) as Rehna's mother in law
  • Roudram (2008) as Chief Minister's wife
  • Parunthu (2008) as Mahendran's mother
  • Lollypop (2008) as Eby's grandmother
  • Minnaminnikoottam (2008) as Manikunju's grandmother
  • Pachamarathanalil (2008) as Anu's neighbour
  • Madampi (2008) as Gouriyamma
  • Flash (2007) as Dhwani's kin
  • Nasrani (2007) as Kochammini
  • Bharathan Effect (2007)
  • Vinodayathra (2007) as Soshamma
  • Pathaka (2006) as Kunjamma
  • Yes Your Honour (2006) as Maya's mother
  • Sthithi (2003)
  • Anuraagam (2002)
  • Saari (2001)
  • Theerthadanam (2001)
  • Sooryachakram (1992)
  • Ee Sabdam Innathe Sabdam (1985)
  • Ente Graamam (1984)
  • Oru Nimisham Tharoo (1984) as Kalyani
  • Kaathirunna Divasam (1983) as Malini's mother
  • Priyasakhi Radha (1982)
  • Kolilakkam (1981)
  • Theekkali (1981)
  • Choothattam (1981)
  • Agnisaram (1981) as Gomathi
  • Kodumudikal (1981) as Ponnamma
  • Orikkalkkoodi (1981) as Prema
  • Benz Vasu (1980) as Stella
  • Ithikkarappakki (1980) as Gouri
  • Mr Michael (1980) as Pinku
  • Thakara (1980) as Kamakshi
  • Karipuranda Jeevithangal (1980)
  • Eden Thottam (1980) as Maami Chettathi
  • Aniyatha Valakal (1980) as Margratte Fernandez
  • Arangum Aniyarayum (1980) as Pavizham
  • Ammayum Makalum (1980) as Kalyani
  • Kalika (1980) as Gomathi
  • Pralayam (1980) as Gayathridevi
  • Sathyam (1980) as Parukuttyamma
  • Nattuchakkiruttu (1980)
  • Ambalavilakku (1980) as Rajamma
  • Rajaneegandhi (1980) as Bharathi
  • Bhaktha Hanuman (1980) as Thara
  • Vilkkanundu Swapnangal (1980) as Alice
  • Oru Varsham Oru Maasam (1980)
  • Makaravialkku (1980)
  • Kaanthavalayam (1980)
  • Youvanadaham (1980)
  • Pappu (1980)
  • Agnivyooham (1979)
  • Lajjaavathi (1979)
  • Kathirmandapam (1979)
  • Vellaayani Paramu (1979) as Mathilakam Ponnamma
  • Venalil Oru Mazha (1979)
  • Paapathinu Maranamilla (1979)
  • Allauddinum Albhutha Vilakkum (1979) as Kunal
  • Kazhukan (1979)
  • Puthiya Velicham (1979) as Sindhubhairavi
  • Ente Neelaakaasham (1979)
  • Krishnapparunthu (1979)
  • Saayoojyam (1979) as Sainaba
  • Choola (1979)
  • Thakara (1979) as Kamakshi
  • Ajnaatha Theerangal (1979)
  • Maanvadharmam (1979)
  • Pambaram (1979)
  • Ponnil Kulicha Rathri (1979)
  • Veerabhadran (1979)
  • Kaalam Kathu Ninnilla (1979)
  • Rakthamillatha Manushyan (1979)
  • Pichathikuttappan (1979)
  • Yakshiparu (1979)
  • Bhaaryayum Kaamukiyum (1978)
  • Jayikkaanaay Janichavan (1978) as Marykutty
  • Madaalasa (1978)
  • Mudramothiram (1978) as Kamalamma
  • Onappudava (1978)
  • Madanolsavam (1978)
  • Sathrusamhaaram (1978)
  • Puthariyankam (1978)
  • Avar Jeevikkunnu (1978)
  • Anubhoothikalude Nimisham (1978)
  • Nivedyam (1978) as Gomathi
  • Ee Ganam Marakkumo (1978)
  • Ashtamudikkaayal (1978)
  • Kalpavriksham (1978) as Phalgunani
  • Mukkuvane Snehicha Bhootham (1978) as Karthu
  • Etho Oru Swapnam (1978) as Susheela
  • Kadathanaattu Maakkam (1978)
  • Kudumbam Namukku Sreekovil (1978) as Rajamma
  • Premashilpi (1978) as Reetha
  • Raghuvamsham (1978)
  • Aval Viswasthayaayirunnu (1978) as Ammu
  • Paavaadakkaari (1978)
  • Vilakkum Velichavum (1978)
  • Snehikkaan Oru Pennu (1978)
  • Ninakku Njaanum Enikku Neeyum (1978) as Pankajakshi
  • Iniyum Puzhayozhukum (1978)
  • Praarthana (1978)
  • Midukki Ponnamma (1978)
  • Tiger Salim (1978)
  • Chakraayudham (1978)
  • Randu Janmam (1978)
  • Vyaamoham (1978)
  • Panchaamritham (1977)
  • Varadakshina (1977)
  • Samudram (1977) as Vilasini
  • Parivarthanam (1977) as Radha
  • Achaaram Ammini Osharam Omana (1977) as Bhavani
  • Amme Anupame (1977)
  • Itha Ivide Vare (1977) as Shankari
  • Aparaajitha (1977)
  • Lakshmi (1977)
  • Sukradasa (1977)
  • Kaavilamma (1977)
  • Rathimanmadhan (1977)
  • Akshayapaathram (1977)
  • Akale Aakaasham (1977)
  • Kannappanunni (1978)
  • Vishukkani (1977) as Jaya
  • Innale Innu (1977)
  • Minimol (1977)
  • Sridevi (1977)
  • Mohavum Mukthiyum (1977)
  • Aadyapaadam (1977)
  • Chathurvedam (1977) as Rajamma
  • Satyavan Savithri (1977)
  • Thuruppugulaan (1977)
  • Nizhale Nee Sakshi (1977)
  • Sakhaakkale Munnottu (1977)
  • Ammaayi Amma (1977)
  • Muttathe Mulla (1977) as Anandam
  • Aval Oru Devaalayam (1977) as Damayanthi
  • Pushpasharam (1976)
  • Light House(1976) as Bindu
  • Raathriyile Yaathrakkaar (1976)
  • Ozhukkinethire (1976)
  • Kanyaadaanam (1976)
  • Paarijaatham (1976)
  • Amritavahini (1976) as Daisy
  • Pick Pocket (1976) as Soudamini
  • Ajayanum Vijayanum (1976)
  • Kaamadhenu (1976) as Parukutty
  • Yudhabhoomi (1976)
  • Abhinandanam (1976)
  • Seemanthaputhran (1976)
  • Chottaanikkara Amma (1976)
  • Mallanum Mathevanum (1976)
  • Ammini Ammaavan (1976)
  • Kenalum Collectrum (1976)
  • Panchami (1976)
  • Prasadam (1976) as Nurse Panchali
  • Pravaaham (1975) as Vanaja
  • Manishada (1975)
  • Abhimaanam (1975)
  • Neelaponman (1975) as Hippi
  • Neela Ponman (1975) as Kochu Kalyani
  • Swarnna Malsyam (1975)
  • Chief Guest (1975)
  • Criminals (1975) as Santha
  • Kottaaram Vilkkaanundu (1975)
  • Ayodhya (1975) as Sarasamma
  • Thiruvonam (1975) as Sandhyarani
  • Aaranyakaandam (1975)
  • Padmaraagam (1975)
  • Paalazhi Madhanam (1975)
  • Alibabayum 41 kallanmaarum (1975) as Sophia
  • Chattambikkalyaani (1975) as Lilly
  • Kuttichaathan (1975)
  • Love Marriage (1975)
  • Penpada (1975) as Gourikutty
  • Madhurappathinezhu (1975)
  • Mattoru Seetha (1975)
  • Sindhu (1975) as Kalyani/Kala
  • Boy Friend (1975)
  • Pulivaalu (1975)
  • Hello Darling (1975) as Latha
  • Velicham Akale (1975)
  • Kalyaana Sougandhikam (1975)
  • Babumon (1975) as Vasanthy
  • Rahasyaraathri (1974)
  • Pattaabhishekam (1974) as Celina
  • Panchathanthram (1974) as Leela
  • Pathiraavum Pakalvelichavum (1974)
  • Swarnnavigraham (1974)
  • Night Duty (1974)
  • Naathoon (1974)
  • Rahasyarathri (1974)
  • Thacholi Marumakan Chanthu (1974) as Kuttimaani
  • Nagaram Saagaram (1974)
  • Ayalathe Sundari (1974) as Pappi
  • Moham (1974)
  • Shaapamoksham (1974)
  • Nadeenadanmaare Aavasyamundu (1974)
  • Angathattu (1974)
  • Arakkallan Mukkakallan (1974) as Kochummu
  • Maadhavikkutty (1973) as Indira
  • Soundarya Pooja (1973)
  • Divyadarshanam (1973) as Pushpavalli
  • Poymughangal (1973)
  • Kaliyugam (1973) as Parukutty
  • Aphala (1973)
  • Interview (1973) as Ambika
  • Thiruvaabharanam (1973) as Leelamani
  • Achaani (1973) as Kalyani
  • Azhakulla Saleena (1973) as Tribal girl
  • Aashachakram (1973)
  • Prethangalude Thaazhvara (1973)
  • Thottavadi (1973)
  • Aaraadhika (1973) as Lucy
  • Maravil Thirivu Sookshikkuka (1972) as Chinnamma
  • Aadyathe Kadha (1972) as Leela
  • Taxi Car (1972) as Sreelatha
  • Kandavarundo (1972) as Kamalakshi
  • Mayilaadumkunnu (1972) as Eali
  • Shakthi (1972)
  • Azhumukham (1972)
  • Navavadhu (1971) as Rajani
  • Marunattil Oru Malayali (1971)
  • Gangasangamam (1971) as Nalini
  • Lanka Dahanam (1971)
  • Makane Ninakku Vendi (1971) as Mariakutty
  • Moonu Pookkal (1971) as Actress
  • Anaadha Shilpangal (1971) as Malathi
  • C.I.D. Nazir (1971) as Sreelatha
  • Kaakkathampuraatti (1970) as Devayani
  • Lottery Ticket (1970) as Janamma
  • Aa Chithrashalabham Parannotte (1970)
  • Detective 909 Keralathil (1970)
  • Anaadha (1970) as Rajani
  • Rakthapushpam (1970) as Padma
  • Thurakkaatha Vaathil (1970) as Ambujam
  • Virunnukari (1969) as Sreelatha
  • Susy (1969) as Jolly
  • Padicha Kallan (1969)
  • Rest House (1969) as Latha
  • Mooladhanam (1969) as Chinnamma
  • Yakshi (1968) as Vanaja
  • Bhaaryamaar Sookshikkuka as presence among audience in a song (1968)
  • Pavappettaval (1967) as Padma
  • Khadeeja (1967)
  • Aashadeepam (1953) as (child artist)

As a playback singerEdit

  • "Kakkakkarumbikale"... Ezhu Raathrikal (1968)
  • "Hari Krishna Krishna"... Vazhi Pizhacha Santhathi (1968)
  • "Pankajadalanayane"... Vazhi Pizhacha Santhathi (1968)
  • "Ithuvare Pennoru"... Kaliyalla Kalyaanam (1968)
  • "Midumidukkan Meeshkkomban"... Kaliyalla Kalyaanam (1968)
  • "Kaalamenna Kaaranavarkku"... Kallichellamma (1969)
  • "Kanne Karale"... Aashaachakram (1973)
  • "Udalathiramyam"... Divyadarshanam (1973)
  • "Velutha Vavinum"... Chakravaakam (1974)
  • "Kaathilla Poothilla"... Arakkallan Mukkaalkkallan (1974)
  • "Pachamalakkiliye"... Thacholi Marumakan Chanthu (1974)
  • "Onnaaman Kochuthumbi"... Thacholi Marumakan Chanthu (1974)
  • "Sreemahaaganapathi"... Night Duty (1974)
  • "Innu Ninte Youvanathinezhazhaku"... Night Duty (1974)
  • "Thankabhasmakkuri" (Parody) ... Rahasyaraathri (1974)
  • "Malayalam Beauty"... Padmaraagam (1975)
  • "Bahar Se Koy"... Hello Darling (1975)
  • "Angaadi Marunnukal"... Amrithavaahini (1976)
  • "Kothikkothi"... Pushpasharam (1976)
  • "Yadukula Maadhava"... Sindooram (1976)
  • "Ariyaamo Ningalkkariyaamo"... Priyamvada (1976)
  • "Kale Ninne Kandappol"... Mohavum Mukthiyum (1977)
  • "Chora Thilaykkum Kaalam"... Raghuvamsham (1978)
  • "Aavo Mera" ... Sathrusamhaaram (1978)
  • "Maasapadikkare"... Ithikkarappakki (1980)
  • "Punnarapponnumon"... Ithikkarappakki (1980)
  • "Thinkalkkala Thirumudiyil Choodum"... Ithikkarappakki (1980)
  • "Thaamarappoovanathile"... Ithikkarappakki (1980)

DramasEdit

  • Koottukudumbam

Television serialsEdit

Year Serial Channel
2005 Orma Asianet
Kadamattathu Kathanar Asianet
Thulasidalam Surya TV
2006 Ohari Surya TV
Ammamanassu Asianet
2007 Velankani Mathavu Surya TV
Sree Guruvayoorappan Surya TV
Kunchiyammakku Anchu Makkalanne Amrita TV
2008 Aliyanmarum Penganmarum Amrita TV
2008-2009 My Dear Kuttichathan 2 Asianet
2008 Thulabharam Surya TV
2009 Akkare Ikkare Asianet
2009 Vadakaikkoru Hridayam Amrita TV
Kathayariyathe Surya TV
2010-2011 Autograph Asianet
2010-2011 Swamiye Saranamayyappa Surya TV
2012 Achante Makkal Surya TV
2010-2012 Harichandhanam Asianet
2011 Decent Family Jaihind TV
Alaudinte Albuthavilakku Asianet
John De Panic Mazhavil Manorama
2011-2012 Paattukalude Paattu Surya TV
2012 Mangalyapattu Kairali TV
2012-2014 Pattu Saree Mazhavil Manorama
2013 Oru Penninte Katha Mazhavil Manorama
Chattambi Kalyani Jaihind TV
Vadhu Surya TV
2014-2019 Karuthamuthu Asianet
2014 Bhargavinilayam Ladies Only Media One
2015 Thoovalsparsham Doordarshan
Bandhuru Shathruvaru Mazhavil Manorama
Swami Vivekanandan Janam TV
Meghasandesham Kairali TV
2016 Amme Mahamaye.. Surya TV
Bhasi Bahadoor Mazhavil Manorama
2017-2018 Thatteem Mutteem Mazhavil Manorama
2017–2020 Sthreepadham Mazhavil Manorama
2017-Present Kasthooriman Asianet
2018 Mizhineerpoovu ACV
2019 Arayannangalude Veedu Flowers TV
2020 Anuragam Mazhavil Manorama
2020-Present Thatteem Mutteem Mazhavil Manorama

TV showsEdit

  • Charithram Enniloode
  • Tharapakittu
  • Ennishtam
  • My Favourites
  • Comedy Stars
  • Straight Line
  • Onnum Onnum Moonnu
  • Annie's Kitchen
  • Onaruchikaliloode Sreelatha Namboothiri
  • Comedy Super Nite
  • Ivide Ingannanu Bhai
  • Varthaprabhatham
  • Humorous Talk Show
  • Badayi Bunglavu
  • Comedy Circus
  • Katha Ithuvare
  • Jeevitham Ithuvare
  • Nere Chovve
  • Idea Star Singer
  • Devageetham

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://i6.minus.com/ibjD3M5hgyjgRc.jpg
  2. ^ http://www.kerala.com/malayalamcinema/star-details.php?member_id=356
  3. ^ http://i6.minus.com/ibjD3M5hgyjgRc.jpg
  4. ^ "പാടാൻ വന്നതു പൊട്ടിച്ചിരിയായി". manoramaonline.com. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  5. ^ http://www.hindu.com/2005/05/30/stories/2005053002610400.htm
  6. ^ http://www.agni.ws/details.asp?nid=154
  7. ^ "Katha Ithu Vare - Sreelatha Namboothiri". mazhavilmanorama. Retrieved 4 March 2014.

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