“Abirami” is a mega serial which was produced by Abirami Ramanathan and directed by Mathivanan. It has actress 'Gautami Tadimalla' as the female lead. Kutty Padmini who was the Creative Head for this daily soap, looped in Goutami for the first time to the small screen. Perhaps this was the only tele-serial which was inaugurated by Padmashree Dr.Kamal Haasan.This serial also brought actress Kalpana- yesteryear Heroine, into the small screen after a long break in her career.This serial was beamed by Kalaignar TV, in a bid to improve their viewership ratings.The serial clocked 175 episodes.
Abirami (Goutami) plays a protagonist , where she is a brave, bold and a beautiful woman who is typically a very straightforward person. She is against social injustice in society, and to women in particular. The serial features her fight against injustice, and her strategy in this fight.In fact she played three roles in this serial as Abirami, Saranya and Nandha.
Goutami Tadimalla (as Abirami):Born in Andhra Pradesh, Godavari District, Goutami was one of the most-sought heroines in all four South Indian languages (Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada) who acted in more than 100 films. Her debut was in a Telugu film. She has acted in quite a few Hindi films, and has bagged many awards for her acting skills.
She is one of the successful women who fought against breast cancer and got it cured.She is currently the Costume Designer for Kama lhaasan and has also won an award as the best Costume Designer, for the film Dasavatharam. She is survived by a daughter Subbulakshmi.