Suchitra Murali

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Suchitra Murali,[1] commonly known by her stage name Suchitra, is an Indian film actress. Debuting in a lead role with the 1990 film No.20 Madras Mail at the age of 14, she has appeared mostly in Malayalam films as well as a few films in Tamil.

Suchitra Murali
Born
Suchitra

Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Nationality India
OccupationActress, Administrator, Dancer, Television presenter
Years active1990–2003
Spouse(s)Murali (2002–present)
ChildrenNeha

Personal lifeEdit

Suchitra is born to Karunakaran and Usha. She has a sister Sumitra and a brother Deepu Karunakaran, who works as a director.[2] She had her primary education from Holy Angel's Convent Trivandrum.[3] Suchitra became a mainstream actress at a very young age when she was cast as the heroine in the film No.20 Madras Mail. She left the industry after her marriage to Murali in March 2002. The couple has a daughter Neha and are settled in U.S. She has opened a dance school there called "Naatya Graha Dance Academy".

CareerEdit

Suchitra, who debuted as a heroine in the film No.20 Madras Mail did numerous films in Malayalam in the 90s, mostly with heroes like Mammooty, Mohanlal, Mukesh, Jagadeesh and Siddique. Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful actresses in the 90s, Suchitra was very popular among the youth due to her eye-catching physique and her versatility in acting. By the time she left the industry at the young age of 26 she had already acted in 38 movies. She also acted in a handful of Tamil films. The 1991 release Gopura Vasalile, along with Karthik Muthuraman and Bhanupriya, was her most popular Tamil movie.

Suchitra is also a trained Indian Classical dancer. She was trained in Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattam, and Kuchipudi by Guru V. Mythili.

Other activitiesEdit

Suchitra was the Joint Secretary twice (1997-2000 & 2000-2003) in the AMMA. Her versatility and application during her tenure was well appreciated by the other members.[4] Suchitra was also seen recently as a celebrity judge in episodes of the popular reality shows Idea Star Singer and Vodafone Comedy Stars, both on Asianet. She also represented Kerala in the "Miss World Pageant" held in Bangalore in 1997.

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Co-star Language Notes
1978 Aaravam Malayalam Child Artist
1978 Adimakkachavadam Malayalam Child Artist
1979 Ente Sneham Ninakku Mathrem Malayalam Child Artist
1980 Angaadi Malayalam Child Artist
1981 Aambalpoovu Malayalam Child Artist
1981 Oothikachiya Ponnu Malayalam Child Artist
1984 Swarnagopuram Malayalam Child Artist
1987 Vrutham Usha Malayalam Child Artist
1989 Unknown Hindi
1990 No.20 Madras Mail Devi R. Nair Mohanlal & Asokan Malayalam Debut Film as Heroine (Aged only 14)
1990 Kuttettan Nurse Mammootty Malayalam
1990 Kshanakkathu Sales girl Niyaz Malayalam
1990 Commander Malayalam
1990 Enquiry Malayalam
1990 Paadatha Veenayum Paadum Malayalam
1991 Chakravarthy Malayalam
1991 Abhimanyu Radha Shankar Malayalam
1991 Mimics Parade Latha Jagadheesh Malayalam
1991 Ezhunnallathu Sunanda Jayaram Malayalam
1991 Mookkillarajyathu Dance Teacher Mukesh Malayalam
1991 Kadinjool Kalyanam Ramani Jayaram Malayalam
1991 Nayam Vyakthamakkunnu Rosili Mammootty Malayalam
1991 Athirathan Nimmy Suresh Gopi Malayalam
1991 Gopura Vasalile Kasthuri Karthik Muthuraman Tamil
1991 Bharatham Radha Lalu Alex Malayalam
1992 Kallan Kappalil Thanne Gayathri Jagadish Malayalam
1992 Thalastaanam Supriya Vijayakumar Malayalam
1992 Mantrikacheppu Mercy Siddique Malayalam
1992 Neelakurukkan Meera Ashokan Malayalam
1992 Mr & Mrs Ashwathi Siddique Malayalam
1992 Kasargod Khader Bhai Latha Jagadheesh Malayalam
1992 Makkal Mahatmyam Ammu Saikumar,Mukesh Malayalam
1993 Kavadiyattam Thankamani Siddique Malayalam
1993 Bhagyavaan Meena Vijayaraghavan Malayalam
1993 Sthreedhanam Sushamma Baiju Malayalam
1993 Sowbhagyam Rejini Jagadheesh Malayalam
1993 Sthalathe Pradhana Payyans Gouri Jagadheesh Malayalam
1993 Kanyakumariyil Oru Kavitha Annice Vineeth Malayalam Glamour Role
1993 Cheppadividya Inspector's wife Siddique Malayalam
1993 Airport Uma Sathyaraj Tamil
1994 Tharavadu Rajani Ganesh Malayalam
1994 Kashmeeram Mithra Krishnakumar Malayalam
1994 Sukham Sukhakaram Stella Balachandra Menon Malayalam/Tamil
1994 Padhavi Unknown Rahman Malayalam
1995 Thakshashila Motti Suresh Gopi Malayalam
1995 Aavarthanam Malayalam
1996 Hitler Gayathri Mammootty Malayalam Sister role
1996 Ammuvinte Aangalamar Malayalam
1997 Shibiram Shiney Manok K Jayan Malayalam
1998 Aattuvela Malayalam
1999 Rishivamsham Drama artist Malayalam
2000 Snegithiye Adv. Soumini Jyothika Tamil
2000 Puraskaaram Bhargavi Malayalam
2001 Achaneyanenikkishtam Sofia Lakshmi Gopalaswami Malayalam
2001 Kakkakkuyil Sethu Lakshmi Bhai's kin Mohanlal,Mukesh Malayalam
2001 Rakshasa Rajavu Maya Mammootty Malayalam
2001 Kasi Valli Vikram Tamil
2002 Aabharanacharthu Savithrikutty Krishnakumar Malayalam
2007 Raakilipattu Adv. Soumini Jyothika Malayalam Shot in 2000
Bilingual with Snegithiye
2011 Again Kasargod Khader Bhai Latha - Malayalam Archive footage
Cameo

TelevisionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ http://www.mangalam.com/women/interview/303669?page=0,4
  3. ^ asianetnews.com. "Varthaprabhatham, Interview with actress Suchitra". Retrieved 7 August 2015.
  4. ^ Malayalam.com. "PREVIOUS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEES". Retrieved 31 May 2011.

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