Sukanya (actress)

Sukanya is an Indian Bharatnatyam dancer,[1] actress, music composer and voice actor. She has acted in Tamil films in addition to some Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu films.

Sukanya
Born
Aarthidevi

(1969-07-08) 8 July 1969 (age 53)
Occupation
  • Barathanattiyam
  • Dancer
  • Actress
  • Music composer
Years active1991–present
Spouse
Sridhar Rajagopalan
(m. 2002; div. 2003)
AwardsKalaimamani

She started her acting career in 1991. She was one the lead Tamil actresses from 1991 to 1998. She travels widely giving dance performances. She has also composed two devotional albums namely Azhagu and Thirupathi Thirukudai Thiruvizha.

FilmographyEdit

TamilEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1991 Pudhu Nellu Pudhu Naathu Krishnaveni Debut film
1991 MGR Nagaril Shobana
1992 Chinna Gounder Deivanai Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actress
1992 Kottai Vaasal Vasanthi
1992 Thirumathi Palanisamy Amsaveni
1992 Thambi Pondatti Sumathi
1992 Senthamizh Paattu Durga devi
1992 Ilavarasan Poongothai
1992 Solaiyamma Solaiyamma
1993 Chinna Mapillai Janaki
1993 Walter Vetrivel Sumathi Best Actress (Special Award) 14th Cinema Express Awards
1993 Udan Pirappu Bhavani
1993 Aadhityan Rasathi
1993 Sakkarai Devan Sarasu
1993 Karuppu Vellai Swarna
1993 Thalattu Revathi
1993 Chinna Jameen Sathya
1994 Captain Uma
1994 Seeman Bakkiyam
1994 Vandicholai Chinraasu Parvathi
1994 Mahanadi Yamuna
1994 Raja Pandi Bhuvana
1995 Mr. Madras Meera
1996 Mahaprabhu Mahalakshmi
1996 Puthiya Parasakthi Parasakthi
1996 Indian Amirthavalli
1996 Parivattam
1996 Senathipathi Meenakshi
1996 Gnanapazham Aarthi
1997 Aahaa Geetha
1997 Gopura Deepam Meena
1997 Thambi Durai Shenbagam
2000 Good Luck Devi
2000 Unnai Kodu Ennai Tharuven Surya's mother
2001 Krishna Krishna Bama
2002 Sri Bannari Amman Special appearance
2004 Adi Thadi Mrs.Surya
2004 Campus Priya
2006 Sillunu Oru Kaadhal Nirmala
2007 Thottal Poo Malarum Periya Naayagi
2008 Aayudham Seivom Leelavathi
2008 Ellam Avan Seyal LK's sister
2009 Azhagar Malai Guest appearance
2014 Chandra Queen Sarala Devi
2014 Ennamo Nadakkudhu Gayathri
2016 Jambulingam 3D Sadhana
2017 Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva Shiva's mother
2017 Inayathalam Chandrika
2019 Thirumanam Manonmani
TBA Indian 2   Amirthavalli Filming

MalayalamEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1992 Apaaratha Surya
1994 Sagaram Sakshi Nirmala
1996 Thooval Kottaram[1] Sujatha
1996 Kaanaakkinaavu Sathi
1997 Chandralekha Chandra/Chandrika Varma
1998 Rakthasakshikal Sindabad Sivakami Ammal
1998 Manjukalavum Kazhinju Shobha
1998 Amma Ammaayiyamma Prabhavati
1999 Swastham Grihabharanam Ashwathi
1999 Prem Poojari Herself Guest appearance
2000 Vinayapoorvam Vidhyaadharan Shalini
2004 Kanninum Kannadikkum Herself Guest appearance
2005 Udayon Susiemol
2006 Notebook Sridevi's mother
2008 Innathe Chintha Vishayam Treesa Won, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam
2012 Last Bench Rosili
2012 The Hitlist Cameo
2013 Manikya Thamburattiyum Christmas Carolum Step-mother
2014 My Life Partner Dr. Leela Iyer
2014 Aamayum Muyalum Bhandaravathi

TeluguEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1992 Peddarikam Janaki
1992 Amma Koduku Rajakumari
1994 Captain Uma
1994 Khaidi No. 1 Seetha Dubbed into Tamil as Hero
2004 Samba Pasupathi's wife
2005 Sri Sriram's mother
2007 Munna Kakha's second wife
2012 Adhinayakudu Ramakrishna Prasad's wife
2015 Srimanthudu Harsha Vardhan's mother

KannadaEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1992 Guru Brahma Uma, Suma Dual role
2013 Chandra Queen Sarala Devi

SingerEdit

Year Film Song Notes
2001 Krishna Krishna "Thalli Vechu"

As dubbing artistEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Channel Language Notes
1999-2000 Jannal Marabu Kavithaigal Saroja Sun TV Tamil
2000-2001 Jannal: Ammavukku Rendula Ragu' Mythili Sun TV Tamil
2000-2001 Aaya Vadivamma DD Podhigai Tamil
2003-2009 Anandham Shanthi Sun TV
Zee Tamizh
Tamil (Re-telecast) 2014 - 2015
2004-2005 Kadamattathu Kathanar Neeli Asianet
Asianet Plus
Malayalam (Re-telecast) 2016 - 2017
2005 Kadalinakkare Sukanya Asianet Malayalam
2005 Devi Surya TV Malayalam
2006-2007 Swami Ayyappan Panthalam Maharani Asianet
Asianet Plus
Malayalam (Re-telecast) 2016 - 2017
2008 2 Crore Apple Star Judge Jeevan TV Malayalam
2010 Adhiparasakthi Adiparashakthi Raj TV Tamil (Re-telecast) 2017
2011-2012 Appanum Aathalum Kalaignar TV Tamil
2012 Super Kudumbam Judge Sun TV Tamil
2014 Uravugal Sangamam Singer Raj TV Tamil
2017 Odi Vilayadu Papa Judge Kalaingar TV Tami
2019 Comedy Stars season 2 Judge Asianet Malayalam

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "The Hindu : Metro Plus Madurai / Columns : Grillmill -- Sukanya". 10 November 2012. Archived from the original on 10 November 2012. Retrieved 8 July 2021.

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