Vasanthi (actress)

Vasanthi B. A. (born as K. Vasanthi) was an Indian actress and producer who was active in the Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada film industries during the latter half of the 20th century. She was well known for her second heroine and supporting roles in some movies.

Vasanthi
Born
K. Vasanthi
Died29 May 2019
Other namesVasanti, Vasanthi B. A.
OccupationActress, Producer
Years active1957-1978
Spouse(s)P. Seenivasan (deceased on 2012)
Children1 Daughter

Early lifeEdit

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Personal lifeEdit

Vasanthi married P. Seenivasan who was an Indian politician of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and Member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. She died on May 29, 2019, in her residence at Anna Nagar, Chennai. She was looked after by her daughter and sister's son.

Film careerEdit

Vasanthi made her debut in Telugu movie Mahakavi Kalidasu in 1960, her Tamil debut was Then Nilavu in 1961.[1] She also acted as second heroine opposite M. G. Ramachandran in Maadappura.Vasanthi entered the tinsel world as a well educated woman,an uncommon thing for heroines of her days(1960s).Tall,lanky and endowed with big eyes,Vasanthi acted in mostly decent characters and left a homely girl's image.

FilmographyEdit

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TamilEdit

  1. Then Nilavu (1961)... Lalitha - Debut in Tamil
  2. Maadappura (1962)...Vasantha
  3. Azhagu Nila (1962)
  4. Dakshayagnam (1962)
  5. Avana Ivan (1962)...Jamuna
  6. Bale Pandiya (1962)
  7. Bommai (1964)
  8. Ennathan Mudivu (1965)
  9. Sarasa B. A. (1965)

TeluguEdit

  1. Mahakavi Kalidasu (1960)...Goddess Kalika
  2. Siri Sampadalu (1962)...Latha
  3. Manchi Manasulu...Jaya
  4. Dakshayagnam (1962)
  5. Punarjanma (1963)..Vasanthi
  6. Anuragam (1963)
  7. Sabhash Suri (1964)
  8. Navagraha Pooja Mahima (1964)
  9. Gudi Gantalu (1964)...Subhadra
  10. Vivaha Bandham (1964)...Aruna
  11. Aatma Gowravam (1965)...Parvathi
  12. Keelu Bommalu (1965)
  13. Sumangali (1965)...Uma
  14. Palnati Yuddham (1966)...Perini Devi.
  15. Mangalasutram...Kamala
  16. Chilaka Gorinka (1966)...Saraswathi
  17. Veera Pooja (1968).
  18. Sati Sumathi (1967)...Sita

KannadaEdit

  1. Kannterudu Nodu (1961)
  2. Vidhi Vilasa (1962)
  3. Mavana Magalu (1965)
  4. Mruthyu Panjaradalli Goodachari 555 (1970)
  5. Anugraha (1971)
  6. Hrudaya Sangama (1972)
  7. Beesida Bale (1973)
  8. Veeranjaneya Kathe (1974)
  9. Pallavi (1976)

MalayalamEdit

  1. Minnaminugu (1957) - Debut in Malayalam
  2. Sreerama Pattabhishekam (1962)...Seeta/Ahalya
  3. Ammaye Kaanaan (1963)...Rema
  4. Kalanjukittiya Thankam (1964)...Hema
  5. Pakalkkinavu (1966)
  6. Tharavattamma (1966)
  7. Snehikkan Oru Pennu (1978)

As ProducerEdit

  1. Memu Manushulame (1973) - Telugu
  2. Bhale Papa (1971) - Telugu

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Narasimhan, T. A. (27 April 2018). "டி.சி(ரி)த்ராலயா 15: காஷ்மீரில் கட்டிப்போட்ட சலுகை!". The Hindu (in Tamil). Archived from the original on 28 April 2018. Retrieved 28 April 2018.

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