Vijaya Lalitha

Vijayalalitha or Vijaya Lalitha (Telugu: విజయలలిత) was a Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi actress in the 1960s and 1970s.[1] She is best known for her appearances in Rani Mera Naam (1972), Baazigar (1972) and Saakshi (1967). She is also the aunt of Vijayashanti, Telugu superstar actress turned politician.[2]

Vijayalalitha
Born
OccupationFilm actress
Years active1962-1997

Early life and backgroundEdit

Vijayalalitha is relative to actress Vijayashanti. Vijayashanti is the daughter of Vijayalalitha's elder sister. Vijaya lalitha acted in 860 movies.[2]

CareerEdit

Lalitha starred in many Telugu films in the 1960s and 1970s. She also starred in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and a few Hindi movies, such as Sadhu Aur Shaitaan, Rani Mera Naam and Hathkadi. She was well known as the "Female James Bond" in the Tamil and Telugu industries and was frequently paired with "South India James Bond" actor Jaishankar in many Tamil movies. Her dance and song sequence "Palinginal Oru Maalikai" from Vallavan Oruvan is known as an evergreen until now. Some of her memorable Tamil movies together with Jaishankar are Neelagiri Express, Kannan Varuvan, Kalam Vellum, Mappilai Azhaippu, Nootrukku Nooru, Nil Gavani Kadhali, Akka Thangai, Pattanathil Bhootham, Vallavan Oruvan, Ner Vazhi, Delhi To Madras and more. She acted in several female-oriented movies and is known for her punctuality in film sets. She regularly acted with N. T. Rama Rao and Akkeneni Nageswara Rao in Telugu movies. She produced the Telugu movie, Oka Naari Vanda Thupaakulu (1973) and cast herself as the heroine as well. She was very famous at her career peak in 1977 to 1981, receiving more movies. Within the short period, she created sensation as an action heroine. In some of the Tamil movies she appeared as an arrogant and negative roles. She acted opposite Nagesh in Then Kinnam, Hello Partner and with M. G. Ramachandran in Kadhal Vaaganam. She portrayed "Sheela", an arrogant girl in Shanti Nilayam. Throughout 3 decades, Vijayalalitha acted in 860 movies majoring all 4 South Indian and Hindi languages as well.[1][2]

Selected filmographyEdit

In order of languages in which she acted the most to fewest films.

TeluguEdit

  1. Bheemanjaneya Yuddham (1966)
  2. Aggi Dora (1967)
  3. Aggimeedha Guggilam
  4. Bhakta Prahlada (1967)
  5. Chikkadu Dorakadu (1967)
  6. Devuni Gelichina Manavudu (1967)
  7. Gudachari 116 (1967)
  8. Peddakkayya (1967)
  9. Premalo Pramaadam (1967)
  10. Private Master (1967)
  11. Raktha Sindhooram (1967)
  12. Saakshi (1967)
  13. Veera Pooja (1967)
  14. Aggi Meeda Guggilam (1968)
  15. Amayakudu (1968)
  16. Baghdad Gaja Donga (1968)
  17. Bangaru Sankellu (1968)
  18. Bhale Monagadu (1968)
  19. Bharya (1968)
  20. Devudichina Bhartha (1968)
  21. Kalisochina Adrushtam (1968)
  22. Kumkuma Barani (1968)
  23. Nadamanthrapu Siri (1968)
  24. Nindu Samsaram (1968)
  25. Ninne Pellaaduthaa (1968)
  26. Pedaraasi Peddamma katha (1968)
  27. Talli Tandrulu (1968)
  28. Adrustavanthulu (1969)
  29. Aggi Veerudu (1969)
  30. Bhale Rangadu (1969)
  31. Bommalu Cheppina Katha (1969)
  32. Gandara Gandadu (1969)
  33. Jagath Kilaadeelu (1969)
  34. Kadaladu Vadaladu (1969)
  35. Mathru Devatha (1969)
  36. Akka Chellelu (Telugu, 1969) as Asha, dancer
  37. Panchakalyani Dongala Rani (1969)
  38. Sattekaalapu Satteyya (1969)
  39. Koothuru Kodalu
  40. Takkari Donga Chakkani Chukka (1969)
  41. Aasthulu Anthasthulu(1969)
  42. Basti Kilaadeelu (1970)
  43. Bhale Ettu Chivaraku Chithu (1970)
  44. Jagath Jetteelu (1970)
  45. Basti Kilaadeelu (1970)
  46. Maa Naanna Nirdhoshi (1970)
  47. Merupu Veerudu (1970)
  48. Pacchani Samsaram (1970)
  49. Paga Saadhistaa (1970)
  50. Pasidi Manasulu (1970)
  51. Pettamdaarlu (1970)
  52. Suguna Sundari Katha (1970)
  53. Tali Bottu (1970)
  54. Yamalokapu Goodhachari (1970)
  55. Kodalu Diddina Kapuram (1970)
  56. Ukku Pidugu
  57. Sapthaswaralu
  58. Andariki Monagaadu (1971)
  59. Chalaki Rani Kilaadi Raja (1971)
  60. Roudeelaku Roudeelu (1971)
  61. James Bond 777 (1971)
  62. Kathiki Kankanam (1971)
  63. Basti Bulbul (1971) as Pratima
  64. Revolver Rani (1971)
  65. Bullemma Bullodu (1972)
  66. Badi Panthulu (1972) as Jaya, wife of Krishnam Raju
  67. Manuvu Manasu (1973)
  68. Oka Naari Vanda Thupaakulu (1973) - producer as well
  69. Mallamma Katha (1973)
  70. Doctor Babu (1973)
  71. Palletoori Chinnodu (1974)
  72. Manushullo Devudu (1974)
  73. Chairman Chalamayya (1974)
  74. Aradhana (1976)
  75. Aalu Magalu (1977)
  76. Kamalamma Kamatham (1979)
  77. Devudu Mamayya (1981)
  78. Aadadaani Sawaal (1983)
  79. Pasidi Manasulu (1990)
  80. Naa Pellaam Naa Ishtam (1991)
  81. Chinna Rayudu (1992) as Kameswari
  82. Mother India (1993)
  83. Sahasa Veerudu Sagara Kanya (1996) as Mantrala Maanchaala
  84. Jailorgari Abbayi
  85. Mooga Prema (1975)

TamilEdit

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MalayalamEdit

  1. Eettappuli (1983)
  2. Sanchari (1981)
  3. Iniyum Kaanaam (1979)
  4. Vijayam Nammude Senani (1979)
  5. Ponnil Kulicha Rathri (1979)
  6. Avalude Prathikaram (1979)
  7. Ithaanente Vazhi (1978)
  8. Thacholi Ambu (1978)
  9. Black Belt (1978)
  10. Aalmaaraattam (1978)
  11. Ashokavanam (1978)
  12. Society Lady (1978)
  13. Puthariyankam (1978)
  14. Snehikkan Samayamilla (1978)
  15. Paavaadakkaari (1978)
  16. Pattalam Janaki (1977)
  17. Penpuli (1977)
  18. Kannappanunni (1977)
  19. Kaduvaye Pidicha Kiduva (1977)
  20. Alibabayum 41 Kallanmaarum (1975)
  21. Pennpada (1975) as Sreedevi & Geetha (Double Role)
  22. Arakkallan Mukkalkkallan (1974)
  23. Vrindavanam (1974)
  24. Saraswathi (1970)
  25. Mister Kerala (1969)
  26. Viplavakarikal (1968) as Radha
  27. Cochin Express (1967)
  28. Sheelavathi (1967)

KannadaEdit

  1. Parvathi Kalyana (1967)
  2. Devara Gedda Manava (1967)
  3. Jedara Bale (1968)
  4. Bangalore Mail (1968)
  5. Choori Chikkanna (1969)
  6. Chikkamma (1969)
  7. Paropakari (1970)
  8. Rangamahal Rahasya (1970)
  9. Modala Rathri (1970)
  10. Bidugade (1973)
  11. Viplava Vanithe (1975)
  12. Kalla Kulla (1975)
  13. Banashankari (1977)
  14. Sose Tanda Soubhagya (First cinema scope Kannada film 1977)
  15. Bhoolokadalli Yamaraja (1979)
  16. Mallige Hoove (1992)

HindiEdit

  1. Sadhu Aur Shaitan (1968)
  2. Rani Mera Naam (1972) as rani
  3. Shri Ram Vanvas (1977)
  4. Lok Parlok (1979)
  5. Hathkadi (1995) as Latha (Major's wife)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Vijayalalitha History". nettv4u.
  2. ^ a b c "ഫീമെയിൽ ജെയിംസ് ബോണ്ട്". veethi.com.

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