T. R. Omana

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