Subbalakshmi is an acclaimed Carnatic musician, composer and an actress in Malayalam movies.[1] She is one of the prominent supporting actresses currently handling grand mother roles in Malayalam movies. She is noted for her performance in Kalyanaraman (2002), Pandippada (2005) and Nandanam (2002). Her daughter Thara Kalyan is also an actress in Malayalam movies.

Subbalakshmi
Born21 April 1936 (1936-04-21) (age 83)
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actor
Years active2002-present
Spouse(s)Kalyanakrishnan
ChildrenThara Kalyan

Personal lifeEdit

She was married to late Kalyanakrishnan.[2] The couple has two daughters and one son. Her youngest daughter Thara Kalyan is also a famous actress and an acclaimed dancer. Subbalakshmi, prior to entering movies, was a music and dance instructor at Jawahar Balabhavan and has worked with All India Radio since 1951. She is noted for being the first lady composer of All India Radio from south India.[3] She has done many concerts and is a dubbing artist as well. She has acted in some telefilms and albums.

Partial filmographyEdit

As actressEdit

Appeared in more than 75 films

As Dubbing artistEdit

As playback singerEdit

  • "Entadukke Vannadukkum" ... Marykkundoru Kunjaadu (2010)
  • "Kanne Kannarakkanave" ... Rudrasimhasanam (2015)
  • "Mazhai Ingillaye"... Ammani (2016)
  • Peythoriyathe
  • "Super Sundaran" ... Jimmy Ee Veedinte Aiswaryam (2019)

Television serialsEdit

Appeared in more than 65 TV Serials

  • Valayam
  • Gandharvayamam
  • Ramettan (DD Malayalam)
  • Kadamattathu Kathanar (Asianet)
  • Kathanar Kadamattathu Kathanar (Jaihind TV)
  • Velankani Mathavu (Surya TV)
  • Swami Ayyapan (Asianet)
  • Sreeguruvaayoorappan (Surya TV)
  • Kuttichathan (Surya TV )
  • Sreemahabhagavatham(Asianet)
  • Swapnakkoodu (Surya TV)
  • Kunjikkoonan (Asianet)
  • Njangal Santhushtarannu (Asianet)
  • Amma (Asianet)
  • Kudumbasametham Manikutty (Jaihind TV)
  • Kudumbapuranam (Jaihind TV)
  • Manasu Parayunna Karyangal (Mazhavil Manorama)
  • Aayirathil Oruval (Mazhavil Manorama)
  • Oru Penninte Katha (Mazhavil Manorama)
  • Aniyathi (Mazhavil Manorama)
  • Bhagyalakshmi (Surya TV)
  • Sooryakaladi (Amrita TV)
  • Ishtam (Surya TV)
  • Amme Mahamaye (Surya TV)
  • Sahayathrika (Surya TV)
  • Thenum Vayambum (Surya TV)
  • Perazhagi (Colors Tamil)
  • Seetha Kalyanam (Asianet)

TV ShowsEdit

  • Annies Kitchen
  • Bhavad Navarathri
  • Humorous Talk Show
  • Katha Ithuvare
  • Sreekandan Nair Show
  • Varthaprabhatham
  • Ladies Hour
  • Sundari Neeyum Sundaran Njanum
  • Laughing Villa
  • Comedy Nights
  • Dr.Lakshmi Nairum Adukkalayil Ninnu Arangathekku
  • Celebrity's Kitchen
  • D2
  • Onnum Onnum Monnu
  • Sangeethika
  • Annorikkal
  • JB Junction
  • Asianet TV Awards
  • Comedy Stars
  • Comedy Super Nite 2
  • Lakshmi Ramakrishnan Channel
  • Chembai Festival
  • Red FM Malayalam Music Awards 2018
  • Ladies Band
  • Golden Years of Doordarshan

AdvertisementsEdit

Appeared in more than 65 advertisements

  • Lays
  • Horlicks
  • Grandmas
  • Popy
  • Tanishq Kolam
  • Kalyan Jewellers
  • Nerolac Paints
  • Moon Beauty Parlour
  • Swagath Kalyana Mandapam

AlbumsEdit

  • Thulasimanam

AwardsEdit

  • Sangita Nataka Academy Award
  • M. S. Subbulakshmi Award

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.malayalachalachithram.com/profiles.php?i=7079
  2. ^ "വിസ്മയം തീര്‍ത്ത താരനൂപുരം". manoramaonline.com. Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  3. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpxHPk5XYSk

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