Suman Ranganathan

Suman Ranganath is an Indian model and actress. She has starred in Kannada, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi films.

Suman Ranganathan
Born
NationalityIndian
OccupationActress
Years active1989–present
Height5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Spouses

Personal lifeEdit

Suman Ranganath [2] was born [3] in Tumakuru, Karnataka.[4]

She was married to Bunty Walia, an Indian film producer. The couple split in 2007.[citation needed] She married Sajan Chinnappa, a businessman from Kodugu district, Karnataka on 3 June 2019 [5]

CareerEdit

She made her acting debut with the Kannada movie C.B.I. Shankar (1989) along with Shankar Nag. After the success of that movie, she starred in various movies like Bala Hombale (1989), Doctor Krishna (1989) Santha Shishunala Sharifa (1990) and Nammoora Hammera (1990).

In the year 1990, she made her Tamil debut with Pudhu Paattu.[6] Then, she has acted in many Tamil movies like Perum Pulli (1991), Maanagara Kaaval (1991), Kurumbukkaran (1991), Unnai Vaazhthi Paadugiren (1992), Mettupatti Mirasu (1994) and Mudhal Udhayam (1995).

She appeared in Fareb (1996), her first Bollywood film, which was an Indian adaptation of Unlawful Entry. She appeared as an Indian-American socialite in Aa Ab Laut Chalen (1999). In 2003 she appeared in Baghban. The same year, Suman claimed that she had been impersonated by a body double in some shots of the film Ek Stree.[7]

Ranganath was also in a team of judges for the Mr India World 2007. She is the judge of Kannada reality show Thakadimitha, which airs on Colors Kannada.[8]

After that part of the time, she was completely into acting in the Kannada industries. Post the long break, she acted back in the Tamil industry as a comeback in the movie Arrambam (2013). Making a comeback to Tamil nearly after 18 years, Suman essays the role of a tough journalist.[9]

Suman Ranganathan acted in many successful projects, and she contributed to the success of many movies such as Neer Dose (2016) and Kavaludaari (2019).[10][11]

FilmographyEdit

Year Movie Role Language Notes
1989 C.B.I. Shankar Asha Kannada
Bala Hombale
Doctor Krishna Swati
1990 Santha Shishunala Sharifa Shareefa's wife
Nammoora Hammera Radha
20va Sathabdam Telugu
Kempu Surya Triveni Kannada
Pudhu Paattu Raji Tamil
Padmavathi Kalyanam Padmavathi Telugu
1991 Perum Pulli Tamil
Maanagara Kaaval Vidya
Kurumbukkaran
1992 Unnai Vaazhthi Paadugiren Priya
Ellarum Chollanu Archana Malayalam
1994 Mettupatti Mirasu Radha Tamil
1995 Mudhal Udhayam Geetha
Udhavum Karangal
1996 Fareb Suman Varma Hindi
1997 Ankhon Mein Tum Ho Pooja
1997 Achena Atithi Pooja Bengali
1998 O Gandasare Neevestu Oleyavaru Janaki Kannada
Hatyara Suman Hindi
1999 Aa Ab Laut Chalen Loveleen
2000 Ek Stree Vaishali
Badal Item number Special appearance
2001 Bava Nachadu Suma Telugu
Aaghaaz Pushpa Hindi
Kurukshetra Herself Special appearance
Hadh Hindi
Mujhe Meri Biwi Se Bachaao Anuradha
Hum Ho Gaye Aapke Nikki
2002 Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam Nita
2003 Market Lisa
Baghban Kiran Malhotra
2004 Ishq Qayamat Suman
2005 Sauda Hindi
2006 Devaki Devaki
Purab Aur Paschim Bhojpuri
2008 Bindaas Item number Kannada Special appearance in song Kalu Mama
Mehbooba Hindi
Budhivanta Monika Kannada
Gumnaam - The Mystery Remon Hindi
Mast Maja Maadi Herself Kannada Special appearance
2009 Anjadiru
Savaari Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Kannada
Kalaakaar
Harikathe
IPC Section 300 Sheela
2012 Sidlingu Aandalamma Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Kannada[12]
Shiva Herself Special appearance
Katari Veera Surasundarangi Herself Special appearance
2013 Galaate
Myna Geetha
Jinkemari Herself Special appearance
Arrambam Ramya Tamil
2016 Deal Raja Kannada
Neer Dose Sharada Mani Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Kannada
Nominated, SIIMA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
2018 Double Engine Suma
2019 Kavaludaari Madhuri
Dandupalya 4
Ladies Tailor
2021 Kabadadaari Ramya Tamil
Kapatadhaari Ramya Telugu
2022 Home Minister Kannada
Petromax Subbalakshmi Completed[13]
Thothapuri 1 Shakeela Banu Completed[14]
Thothapuri 2 Shakeela Banu Completed[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Suman ties the knot with businessman Sajan". The Times of India. 6 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Gorgeous Suman Ranganath Reveals her Remuneration for #Kavaludaari on #Scrapbook with RJ Nethra". Archived from the original on 13 December 2021. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  3. ^ Madhu Daithota, TNN, 26 November 2008, 12:00AM IST (26 November 2008). "'I've realised my dreams' & Interviews – Bollywood – Hindi – Entertainment". The Times of India. Retrieved 14 February 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ "Best of Bollywood, South Cinema, Celebrity Photos & Videos | MSN India". MSN. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  5. ^ "Suman ties the knot with businessman Sajan". The Times of India. 6 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Pudhu Pattu (1990) - Review, Star Cast, News, Photos".
  7. ^ "Now Suman Ranganathan gets into body-double trouble".
  8. ^ "Suman Ranganath back on small screen to judge dance reality show". 29 January 2019.
  9. ^ "'Aarambam' is Suman Ranganathan's comeback vehicle - Tamil News". 26 October 2013.
  10. ^ "Neer Dose: Serving up a heavy dose of misogyny". The Hindu. 3 September 2016.
  11. ^ "'Kavaludaari' review: A brilliant neo-noir film that keeps you hooked to your seat". 12 April 2019.
  12. ^ "And the Filmfare Award for Kannada goes to... - Times of India". The Times of India.
  13. ^ "Suman Ranganath deglams for a cameo in Petromax - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 April 2022.
  14. ^ Anjanappa, Bharath (23 January 2022). "'Thotapuri' first glimpse tomorrow". thehansindia.com. Retrieved 7 April 2022.
  15. ^ "Dhananjaya and Suman Ranganath are shooting in Alleppey - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 7 April 2022.

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