T. R. Omana is an Indian actress in Malayalam films. She mainly acts in supporting roles and mother roles. She has acted in more than 500 films.

T. R. Omana
ടി.ആർ. ഓമന
Born
Alappuzha, Kerala
NationalityIndian
OccupationFilm actor
Years active1950–present
Parent(s)T R Gopala Pillai, P K Meenakshiamma

Personal lifeEdit

T. R. Omana was born as eldest among five children to T R Gopala Pillai, Timber merchant and P K Meenakshiamma, a housewife in Alappuzha. She has four younger sisters Lalitha, Padmaja, Geetha and Lekha.[1] She had education till Intermediate (pre university degree) which she did at Sanatana Dharma College, Alappuzha.[2] She is a trained classical dancer. She is also a Kathakali artist and had given many stage performances. T R Omana never married

CareerEdit

Her family shifted to Chennai when her father had a big loss in business and to fulfill her dream of becoming actress. She made her debut with Nallathanka, a Malayalam movie in 1950, as child Artist. She continued to act in few movies as child artist. She was the heroine of movie Puthradharmam in 1954. She acted in mother role for the first time at the age of 23 in Veluthambi Dalawa in 1954. In 1968, she acted in the first full-length comedy in Malayalam cinema Viruthan Shanku directed by P. Venu. She lent her voice to Sharada in almost all her movies in Malayalam. She has also dubbed for Lilly Chakravarthy, Waheeda Rehman, Srividya, Lakshmi, Shuba etc.[3] Tamil movie industry Nadigar Sangam honored her with Venthirevani for her contributions to movie industry.[4] Her fame grew when she acted in the Malayalam TV Show, Chandanamazha. She has featured in many TV Serials, dramas, dance programs, radio programs etc.

Partial filmographyEdit

As an actressEdit

  1. Sarvopari Palakkaran (2017)
  2. Ente Priyapptta Muthuvinu (2000)
  3. Nishasurabhikal (2000)
  4. Megham (1999) as Ravivarma Thampuran's mother
  5. Friends (1999) as Padmini's grandmother
  6. Gloria Fernandes From U.S.A. (1998) as Ammachi
  7. Maasmaram (1997) as Darsan Das's mother
  8. Kannur (1997) as Sivankutty's mother
  9. Ishtadhaanam (1997) as Muthassi
  10. Sathyabhaamaykkoru Pranayalekhanam (1996) as Lakshmi
  11. Punnaaram (1995)
  12. Sargavasantham (1995) as Mariya
  13. Maanikyachempazhukka (1995)
  14. Vaardhakyapuraanam (1994) as Achamma
  15. Nandini Oppol (1994) as Sundari's mother
  16. Saubhaagyam (1993)
  17. Samooham (1993) as Rajalekshmi's mother
  18. Porutham (1993) as Bavaniyamma
  19. Kizhakkan Pathrose (1992)
  20. Maanthrikacheppu (1992)
  21. Raajashilpi (1992)
  22. Vietnam Colony (1992)
  23. Kavacham (1992)
  24. Karppooradeepam (1991) as Unni's mother
  25. Ente Sooryaputhrikku (1991)
  26. Adholokam (1988)
  27. Bheekaran(1988)
  28. Achuvettante Veedu (1987)
  29. Ellaavarkkum Nanmakal (1987)
  30. Ente Shabdam (1986) as Rajan's mother
  31. Ithramathram (1986) as Shanthamma
  32. Choodaatha Pookkal (1985)
  33. Yathra (1985)
  34. Aattuvanchi Ulanjappol (1984) as Murali's mother
  35. Visa (1983) as Shareef's mother
  36. Bandham (1983) as Gopi' mother
  37. Anandham Ajantham (1983)
  38. Ente Mohangal Poovaninju (1982)
  39. Saravarsham(1982) as Devakiyamma
  40. Ankachamayam (1982)
  41. Lahari (1982)
  42. Ponnum Poovum (1982) as Radha
  43. Priyasakhi Radhe (1982)
  44. Olangal (1982)
  45. Ammakkorumma(1981)
  46. Dwanthayudham (1981)
  47. Pathirasooryan (1981) as Devakiyamma
  48. Muthuchippikal (1980) as Bhargaviyamma
  49. Aniyatha Valakal (1980) as Ganesh's mother
  50. Karipuranda Jeevithangal (1980)
  51. Ishtamaanu Pakshe (1980)
  52. Chandrahaasam (1980)
  53. Prakadanam (1980) as Preethi's mother
  54. Sikharangal (1979)
  55. Nithya Vasantham (1979)
  56. Manavadharmam (1979)
  57. Manushyan (1979)
  58. Pennorumbattal (1979)
  59. Vijayam Nammude Senani(1979)
  60. Valeduthavan Vaalal (1979)
  61. Allauddinum Albhutha Vilakkum (1979)
  62. College Beauty (1979)
  63. Indradhanussu (1979) as Janakiyamma
  64. Vijayanum Veeranum (1979) as Aaya
  65. Sayoojyam (1979) as Madhavi
  66. Kanyaka (1978) as Bhavaniyamma
  67. Tharoo Oru Janmam Koodi (Thadavukaari) (1978)
  68. Kanalkattakal (1978) as Lakshmiyamma
  69. Kalpavriksham (1978) as Devakiyamma
  70. Karimpuli (1978)
  71. Aval Viswasthayaayirunnu (1978) as Johny's Mother
  72. Vilakkum Velichavum (1978)
  73. Snehathinte Mukhangal (1978) as Doctor
  74. Rathinirvedam (1978)
  75. Priyadarshini (1978)
  76. Ashtamudikkayal (1978)
  77. Nithyavasantham (1978)
  78. Harshabashpam (1978) as Eliyama
  79. Pichipoo (1978)
  80. Theerangal (1978)
  81. Mattoru Karnan (1978)
  82. Hematharathri (1978)
  83. Mattoru Karnan (1978)
  84. Snehikkanoru Pennu (1978)
  85. Manoradham (1978)
  86. Gaandharvam (1978)
  87. Anugraham (1977) as Kamakshiyamma
  88. Samudram (1977) as Kamalamma
  89. Pallavi (1977)
  90. Muttathe Mulla (1977) as Lakshmiyamma
  91. Abhinivesham (1977) as Devaki
  92. Rathimanmadhan (1977)
  93. Akshayapaathram (1977)
  94. Sreemad Bhagavadgeetha (1977)
  95. Ormakal Marikkumo (1977) as Thankamani
  96. Aayiram Janmangal (1976) as Cheriyamma
  97. Anubhavam (1976)
  98. Mohiniyattam (1976) as Nalini
  99. Maanasaveena (1976)
  100. Swapnadanam (1976) as Gopi's mother
  101. Chirikkudukka (1976)
  102. Themmadi Velappan (1976) as Bhavaniyamma
  103. Manishada (1975) as Karthyayani
  104. Chief Guest (1975)
  105. Kottaaram Vilkkaanundu (1975)
  106. Sooryavamsham (1975)
  107. Kalyaanappanthal (1975)
  108. Love Letter (1975)
  109. Padmaraagam (1975)
  110. Chattambikkalyaani (1975) as Sethutty
  111. Ayodhya (1975)
  112. Alibabayum 41 Kallanmaarum (1975) as Naseema Begam
  113. Panchathanthram (1974) as Gayathri Thampuratti
  114. Night Duty (1974) as Devakiyamma
  115. Bhoogolam Thiriyunnu (1974) as Gouriyamma
  116. Thacholi Marumakan Chandu (1974) as Maakkam
  117. Ayalathe Sundari (1974) as Saraswathiyamma
  118. Arakkallan Mukkaalkkallan (1974) as Gouriyamma
  119. Chandrakaantham (1974) as Teacher
  120. Raajahamsam (1974) as Nanukuttans Mother
  121. Sapthaswarangal (1974) as Omanayamma
  122. Jeevikkan Marannu Poya Sthree (1974)
  123. Alakal (1974)
  124. Kaamini (1974) as Lakshmi
  125. Pattabhishekam (1974) as Devaki
  126. Maadhavikkutty (1973) as Kunjulakshmiyamma
  127. Soundarya Pooja (1973)
  128. Kaliyugam (1973) as Karthyayaniyamma
  129. Interview (1973) as Shankari
  130. Manushyaputhran (1973)
  131. Azhakulla Saleena (1973) as Chinnamma
  132. Udayam (1973) as Lakshmikutty
  133. Manassu (1973)
  134. Aphala (1973)
  135. Football Champion (1973) as Soudamini
  136. Thottavadi (1973) as Bhagiradhiyamma
  137. Nakhangal (1973) as Pankiyamma
  138. Sasthram Jayichu Manushyan Thottu (1973) as Devakiyamma
  139. Bhadradeepam (1973) as Lakshmiyamma
  140. Maaya (1972) as Easwari
  141. Brahmachaari (1972)
  142. Akkarapacha (1972) as Mariya
  143. Miss Mary (1972) as Gouri
  144. Naadan Premam (1972) as Paaru
  145. Ananthasayanam (1972)
  146. Mayilaadumkunnu (1972) as Rosamma
  147. Sneehadeepame Mizhi Thurakku (1972) as Mary Fernandez
  148. Ummachu (1971)
  149. Thettu (1971) as Thankamma
  150. Puthen Veedu (1971)
  151. Sumangali (1971) as Lilly Simon
  152. Shiksha (1971) as Thankamma
  153. Karakanakadal (1971) as Akku Chedathi
  154. Makane Ninakku Vendi (1971) as Eali
  155. Oru Penninte Katha (1971)
  156. Anaadha Shilpangal (1971) as Kamalamma
  157. Poompaatta (1971) as Devaki
  158. Vilaykku Vaangiya Veena (1971) as Nirmala Menon
  159. Vimochanasamaram (1971)
  160. Rathri Vandi (1971) as Lakshmiyamma
  161. Kochaniyathi (1971) as Kamalamma
  162. Ambalapraavu (1970) as Subhdara Thampuratti
  163. Mindaapennu (1970) as Dakshyayani
  164. Nilakkatha Chalanangal (1970)
  165. Nishaagandhi (1970)
  166. Ezhuthaatha Kadha (1970) as Mrs. Nair
  167. Aa Chithrashalabham Parannotte (1970)
  168. Naazhikakkallu (1970)
  169. Kuttavaali (1970) as Radhakrishnan's Mother
  170. Moodalmanju(1970) as Madhaviyamma
  171. Nadhi (1969) as Mariya
  172. Virunnukari (1969) as Surendran's mother
  173. Veettu Mrugam (1969)
  174. Padicha Kallan (1969) as Bharathiyamma
  175. Kumarasambhavam (1969) as Avvayyar
  176. Janmabhoomi (1969) as Mariya
  177. Velliyazhcha (1969) as Parvathiyamma
  178. Kannoor Deluxe (1969)
  179. Vilakkappetta Bandhangal (1969)
  180. Agnipareeksha (1968) as Shankari
  181. Padunna Puzha (1968) as Bhavaniyamma
  182. Velutha Kathreena (1968) as Dr. Sainabha
  183. Vidyaarthi (1968)
  184. Bhaaryamaar Sookshikkuka (1968) as Devaki Amma
  185. Vazhi Pizhacha Santhathi (1968)
  186. Viruthan Shanku (1968) as Kalyanikuttyamma
  187. Sahadharmini (1967)
  188. Madatharuvi (1967)
  189. Pareeksha (1967) as Bhageeradhi
  190. Mulkkireedam (1967)
  191. Sheelavathi (1967) as Anasooya
  192. Chithramela (1967)
  193. Agniputhri (1967) as Muthassi
  194. Postman (1967)
  195. Kudumbam (1967)
  196. Thalirukal (1967)
  197. Balyakalasakhi (1967)
  198. Ollathu Mathi (1967)
  199. Ashwamedham (1967) as Mohanan's Mother
  200. Jeevikkaan Anuvadikkoo (1967)
  201. Kadamattathachan (1966)
  202. Station Master (1966) as Pappadakkari
  203. Sthanarthi Saramma (1966) as Ealikutty
  204. Kallippennu (1966)
  205. Rowdy (1966) as Sreedeviyamma
  206. Kayamkulam Kochunni (1966) as Ayyappan Nair's wife
  207. Porter Kunjali (1965) as Kunjipathumma
  208. Shyamala Chechi (1965) as Padmavathi
  209. Kochumon (1965) as Annamma
  210. Devaalayam (1964)
  211. Aadya Kiranangal (1964) as Pennukunju
  212. Anna (Old) (1964)
  213. Swargarajyam (1962)
  214. Puthiya Aaksham Puthiya Bhoomi (1962)
  215. Veluthambi Dalawa (1962) as Rebecca
  216. Seetha (1960) as Malini
  217. Naadodikal (1959)
  218. Newspaper Boy (1955)
  219. Puthradharmam (1954) as Leela
  220. Manasaakshi (1954) as Sarala
  221. Sandehi (1954) as Sudha
  222. Ponkathir (1953)
  223. Sheriyo Thetto (1953)
  224. Lokaneethi (1953)
  225. Premalekha (1952)
  226. Rakthabandham (1951) as Kanchana
  227. Omana (1951)
  228. Chechi (1950)
  229. Sasidharan (1950)
  230. Nalla Thanka (1950)

As a singerEdit

  • "Udayatharaka Pole" - Mattoru Seetha (1975)
  • "Kamini Mouliyam" - Mattoru Seetha (1975)
  • "Nin Padhangalil" - Nazhikakkallu (1970)
  • "Pandoru Shlipi" - Hotel Highrange (1968)

As a dubbing artist (Partial list)Edit

Year Film Character Dubbed for
1962 Shantinivas
1964 Bhargavi Nilayam Bhargavi's mother Mala Shantha
1966 Pakalkkinavu Malathi Sharada
1967 Karthika Karthika Sharada
1967 Udhyogastha Vimala Sharada
1968 Thulabharam Vijaya Sharada
1968 Midumidukki Radha Sharada
1968 Agni Pareeksha Hemalatha Sharada
1969 Mooladhanam Saradha Sharada
1970 Thara Vasanthi Sharada
1970 Thriveni Thankamma Sharada
1970 Mindapennu Kunjulakshmi Sharada
1970 Crossbelt Ammu Sharada
1970 Sthree Savithri Sharada
1970 Priya Lily Chakravarty
1971 Lora Neeyevide Lora Ushakumari
1972 Swayamvaram Seetha Sharada
1972 Thrisandhya Indu Waheeda Rehman
1972 Manthrakodi Valsala Vijayasree
1972 Brahmachari Vasanthy Sharada
1972 Professor Lakshmi Sharada
1972 Pushpanjali (1972 film) Usha Vijayasree
1972 Maaya Gomathy Sharada
1973 Thekkan Kattu Sosamma Sharada
1973 Chuzhi Elizabeth Savitri
1973 Poonthenaruvi Valsamma Nanditha Bose
1975 Abhimanam Indu Sharada
1975 Raagam Priyamvada Sharada
1975 Chattambikkalyaani Kalyani Lakshmi
1976 Mohiniyaattam Anasooya Kanakadurga
1976 Paalkkadal Sujatha Sharada
1976 Amritavahini Geetha Sharada
1977 Vishukkani Rajani Sharada
1978 Randu Lokam Santha Sharada
1978 Adimakkachavadam Ponnamma Shubha
1978 Maattoly Malathy Sharada
1978 Mannu Paru Sharada
1978 Etho Oru Swapnam Sathyavathi Kanakadurga
1978 Aaravam Kaveri Prameela
1978 Thamburatti Ragini Thampuratti Prameela
1978 Snehathinte Mukhangal Savithri Kanakadurga
1980 Adhikaram Vimala Sharada
1980 Ivar Savithri/Margaret Sharada
1980 Thaliritta Kinakkal Tanuja
1982 Elippathayam Rajamma Sharada
1982 Ponmudy Madhavi Sharada
1982 Anguram Malini Sharada
1983 Nizal Moodiya Nirangal Shoshamma Sharada
1987 Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam Saraswathy amma tr Sharada
1990 Innale
1991 Parallel College
Srividya
Devika

TelevisionEdit

AwardsEdit

  • Honour by Nadigar Sangam with "Venthirevani"
  • Honour by Friends of Arts& Cultural Entertainments (FACE Dubai) - "Thriveni Sangamam" 2013
  • Flowers TV Awards 2015- Life Time Achievement Award ( Chandanamazha)
  • Asianet Television awards 2016 - Life Time Achievement Award ( Chandanamazha)
  • Honour by Kerala State Film Awards 2019

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ഏതു കാലത്തെയും ഓമനഭാവം ഈ അമ്മ". mathrubhuminews.in. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  2. ^ "'ഈ ജീവിതം ഞാന്‍ ആസ്വദിക്കുന്നു'". www.mangalam.com. Archived from the original on 10 December 2017. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Lest we forget". 18 December 2009 – via www.thehindu.com.
  4. ^ "CINIDIARY - A Complete Online Malayalam Cinema News Portal". cinidiary.com. Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 5 May 2015.

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