Surabhi Lakshmi

Surabhi C. M., also known as Surabhi Lakshmi is an Indian film, television, and stage actress who appears in Malayalam films and television.[2] She won the National Film Award for Best Actress in 2016 for portraying the role of a struggling middle-aged mother in the Malayalam film Minnaminungu.[3]

Surabhi Lakshmi
Born
Surabhi C. M.

(1986-11-16) 16 November 1986 (age 33)
OccupationActor
Years active2005–present
Spouse(s)Vipin Sudhakar (m. 2014; div. 2017)[1]
AwardsNational Film Award for Best Actress (2016)
Websitewww.surabhilakshmi.com

She is known as Pathu through the Malayalam Comical Television Series M80 Moosa which launched on Media One TV.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Lakshmi was born to parents Andy and Radha on 16 November 1986. She is from Narikkuni in Kozhikode, Kerala.[5][6][7] Lakshmi gained a BA degree in Bharathanatyam with first rank from Sree Sankaracharya College, Kalady.[2] She gained a MA degree in Theatre Arts from Sree Sankaracharya College, Kalady and Mphil in Performing Arts from Mahatma Gandhi University.[6] As of 2017, she is a Phd student in performing arts at the Sree Sankaracharya College, Kalady.[8]

In 2014, she married Vipin Sudhakar, a businessman at Guruvayoor Temple.[9] They were divorced in 2017.[10]

CareerEdit

Lakshmi won the reality show "Best Actor" in Amrita TV.[11]

She won the National Film Award for Best Actress in the 64th National Film Awards for the Malayalam film, Minnaminungu,[12][13] the special jury mention in the Kerala State Film Awards 2016, and the Malayalam Film Critics Award 2016[14] for Second Best Actress, all for her performance in the film Minnaminungu. She has acted in more than twenty Malayalam films and two television serials.[15]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Film Role Language Notes
2005 By the People Nalini Malayalam
2008 Thirakkatha Valarmathi
Pakal Nakshatrangal Geetha
Kancheepurathe Kalyanam Athira
Gulmohar Nirmala
2009 Puthiya Mukham Roshni
2010 Katha Thudarunnu TV Reporter
2011 Shankaranum Mohananum Malini
The Train Allu's mother
Swapna Sanchari Radha
2012 Ivan Megharoopan Kousalya
Ayalum Njanum Thammil Dead Kid's mother
Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty Jenny
Banking Hours 10 to 4 Priya Lal
Namukku Parkkan Maya
Njanum Ente Familiyum -
2013 Housefull Police officer
Black Butterfly Ramani
ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi Seenamol
Ezhu Sundara Rathrikal Jayalakshmi
2014 Samsaaram Aarogyathinu Haanikaram Arguing wife
Vaayai Moodi Pesavum Tamil
Odum Raja Aadum Rani Thamburu's wife Malayalam
On The Way Mercy
Bhoomiyude Avakashikal Menon's wife
Vasanthathinte Kanalvazhikalil Chirutha
Njan Steve Lopez Shobha
2015 Love Land Raji
Iruvazhi Thiriyunnidam -
Vidooshakan -
Kannadi Talkies
Ennu Ninte Moideen Maniyamma
Utopiayile Rajavu Zaira
Thilothama Sr.Mary Lilly
Mask Jeena Short film
2016 Kismath Saleena
Kappiri Thuruthu Rukhiya
Hunthrappy Bussatto Kulsu Short film
Dheeksha
2017 Comrade In America Guest Appearance
Minnaminungu (The Firefly) Female Lead
Till the Last Breath Rose
Teaching Note Radha teacher
Oru Visheshapetta BiriyaniKissa Amina
Chippy
2018 Daivame Kaithozham K. Kumar Akanam Betty
Eeda Pushpalatha
Sakhavinte Priyasakhi Paathu
Theevandi Secretary Vishalam
Ennaalum Sarath..? Abhishtta Lekshmi (DYSP)
2019 Oru Onnannara Pranayakatha Premalatha Kalamandalam
Neeyum Njanum Subadra Antharjanam
Athiran Vadakkedath Kamala Lakshmi
Mera Naam Shaji Surabhi Shaji
Vikruthi Elsy
Ulta Gauri
Chachaji Sreedevi

TelevisionEdit

Show Channel Role Ref.
Kathayile Rajakumari Mazhavil Manorama Sona Sreekumar [16]
M80 Moosa Media One Paathu/Fathima [17]
Laughing Villa Surya TV Suru/PA [18]
Laughing Villa Season 2 Surya TV Mentor [19]

Theater performanceEdit

Year Drama Ref.
2010 Yakshikathakalum Naattuvarthamanangalum [20]
2017 Bombay Tailors [21]

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Movie/TV Show Role Ref.
2008 Amrita TV Channel Best Actress Best Actor [10]
2010 Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy Best Actress Yakshikathakalum Naattuvarthamanangalum
Santhadevi Puraskaaram Best Actress
Abudhabi Theatre Festival Award Best Actress
2012 Sabarmathi Award Best Actress Kathayile Rajakumari Sona Sreekumar
2015 Media One Channel Award Star of the Channel M80 Moosa Paathu
2016 Padmarajan Puraskaaram (Short films) Best Actress Dheeksha
Flowers TV Awards[22] Best Actress - Comedy M80 Moosa Paathu
2017 National Film Awards National Film Award for Best Actress Minnaminungu Mother [23]
Vayalar Ramavarma Award Best Actress
Kerala Film Critics Award Second Best Actress [24]
Kerala State Film Awards Special Mention [25]
Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy Best Actress Bombay Tailors (Drama) Muthu Mani [26]

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ a b "Six things you did not know about national award winning Surabhi Lakshmi". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  3. ^ "National Film Awards 2017: Surabhi Lakshmi bags Best Actress award, five facts you must know". The Indian Express. 7 April 2017. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  4. ^ "നാലാം ക്ലാസ്സില്‍ നാലു വട്ടം തോറ്റ പാത്തു: സുരഭിയുടെ പ്രസംഗത്തിന് കൈയടിച്ച് സദസ്". Mathrubhumi. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  5. ^ "The Scent Of Acting - Trivandrum News - Yentha.com". Archived from the original on 27 June 2018. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  6. ^ a b "About Surabhi Lakshmi, Indian National Award winner for best actress 2016". Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Surabhi is taking a big leap". Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  8. ^ "I Don't Want To Be A Star, I Want To Be A Good Artist, Says Surabhi Who Won The National Award For Best Actress". Outlook (India). Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  9. ^ "Actress Surabhi Lakshmi gets married ! - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  10. ^ a b James, Anu (12 July 2017). "Surabhi Lakshmi divorced: National award winning actress' ex-husband posts their 'last selfie'". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
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  12. ^ "National Film Awards 2017: Malayalam wins big, Surabhi Best Actress Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  13. ^ "National Film Awards 2016: Best Actress Surabhi for Minnaminungu". The Financial Express. 7 April 2017. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  14. ^ Reporter, Staff. "Film critics awards announced". The Hindu. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  15. ^ "Surabhi Lakshmi Malayalam Actress Encyclopedia,Profile,Biography,Bio Data,Portfolio,Personal Details". Filmiparadise. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  16. ^ Pattali, Suresh. "She's a National Award winner you might just have heard of". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  17. ^ "മൂസക്കായി പോയി വേറാരെയും കെട്ടാത്തത് ഞമ്മളെ ഭാഗ്യം, വല്ലാത്ത പഹയൻ തന്നെ: സുരഭി". ManoramaOnline. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  18. ^ M, Athira (4 August 2016). "At home with the stars". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  19. ^ "Laughing it out in the second innings". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  20. ^ P, Jinoy Jose. "A firefly takes flight". @businessline. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  21. ^ M, Athira (30 March 2017). "When awards came calling". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  22. ^ "Surabhi Wins Best Comedy Actress at Flowers TV".
  23. ^ "National Film Awards 2017: Malayalam wins big, Surabhi Best Actress, Special Jury Award for Mohanlal, and more! Read on... - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  24. ^ "Malayalam actress Surabhi Lakshmi says she never expected national award". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  25. ^ James, Anu (11 September 2017). "Kerala state film awards 2016 distribution: Absence of celebs, launch of Avalkoppam campaign, and more [PHOTOS+VIDEOS]". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  26. ^ Jayaram, Deepika (30 April 2017). "Surabhi: My role as Muthu Mozhi in the play is special as it fetched me my 'kanni' award of the year". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 September 2019.

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