Birthday: 10-03-1921
Date of death: 23-04-1999
Star sign: Aries
M V Rajamma, yesteryear Indian actress, was the beloved mother of Tamil cinema. She essayed mother roles to such perfection that one cannot but appreciate her sincere effort. Born on 24th April 1923, M V Rajamma is the first woman producer in India. She is a versatile actress and has worked as both mother and heroine to South Indian top notch actors, including Sivaji Ganesan, MGR, NTR and Rajkumar.

Hailing from Agandanahalli in Tamil Nadu, Rajamma completed her studies till the 8th standard, and later got fascinated towards theater and stage plays. Eventually she moved to Chennai with the idea of working in movies. 

M V Rajamma worked in several films of Kannada superstar Rajkumar, as his mother. She has worked in most of the ventures of B R Panthulu. Along with him, she got herself involved in stage through Chandrakala Natak Mandali. The 1935 flick Samsara Nouka was her debut film, and Rajamma basked in the glory of feature films in South India. The 1943 flick Radha Ramana was under her production banner, Vijaya Films. This flick worked well at the box office, which motivated Rajamma to produce another film named Makkala Rajya in 1960.

Uthama Puthiran is her first film in Tamil and it was a great hit. She worked in 80 Tamil, 60 Kannada, 1 Hindi and 20 Telugu films and became a successful actress down south. Post marriage Rajamma focused mainly on motherly characters and became the onscreen mother to heroes with whom she worked as heroine initially.The notable films of Rajamma as a lead actress include Rathnagiri Rahasya, Bhakta Prahalada, Abba Aa Hudugi and School Master.

Rajamma worked on various good roles in dramas like Gauthama Buddha, Subhadra and Samsara Nouke. Samsara Nouke was recreated as a movie in 1935, and Rajamma was the lead actress in that film too. Panthulu was her co-star and they went on to act together in several movies for over 2 decades.
Kruthika Jayakumar Kannada Actress

Kruthika Jayakumar

Kruthika Jayakumar is a talented dancer and hails from an orthodox Tamil Brahmin family. Her parents had never opposed this actress when she wanted to make her break on the silver screen. She trained herself in Bhartanatyam for ten years. As a classical dancer, she performed all over India. Once when she was performing at a government show in Kerala, a Malayalam director had spotted her. The director who organized the show was a retired Malayalam director and called her mother and had said that Kruthika could act even in movies. At first, her parents were apprehensive, but later they decided to give her a chance. The director felt she had a photogenic face and wanted her to send some pictures for his casting for Drushyam. That is how she got auditioned for the role of the elder daughter to Venkatesh in Drushyam, a Telugu remake of the acclaimed Malayalam movie of the same name. That is how she got a break and felt the movie could be a part of her life. She is now studying and even acting in films.  She is studying a course in Journalism in Bengaluru. She is currently working in both Kannada and Telugu movies. She will be soon in films like Boxer (Kannada) and Vinavayya Ramayya (Telugu). She is a very easy-going person and does not take anything so seriously. She was a professional dancer, but nothing really happened in her life as a dancer. That is why she does not have any long-term plans. What life offers to her, she can make the best of it. She explains she would balance her studies and would see that her education did not suffer.  Ever since she joined the filmdom, she had been learning acting bit by bit, and she can confidently make her way to stardom. Another version of this bio... Kruthika Jayakumar (Krithika) is a South Indian actress who acts in Telugu language films. She made her film debut through the Telugu movie 'Drishyam' in 2014. After playing the elder daughter of Venkatesh actor in ‘Drishyam', she came to limelight. She was barely 17 years old when she got the offer to play the character in the movie. She had spent 45 days of shooting in the film and enjoyed traveling to different locations while shooting. As a newcomer, she used to take suggestions from the senior actors like Venkatesh and Meena. Her incredible screen presence in the movie had become talk of the town and buzz is that she is getting many casting calls now after success of ‘Drishyam'. After having grabbed the attention of filmmakers, the industry feels that she is  a star material, and she needs to pick up right projects. If good films come her way, she could be one day a real surprise by becoming a star actress in film industry. She is a Tamilian but stays in Bengaluru. She is a Bharatnatyam dancer who had been trained for 11 years. She is currently pursuing journalism course in Bengaluru. She reveals that when she was performing on a stage in Kerala, she was noticed by a Malayalam film director Balu Kiriyath who had convinced her to foray into cinema. She was called for an audition and got selected for Drishyam'. Currently, she is working in  both Kannada and Telugu movies. Her next-door girl image  Currently, she wants to balance her studies and would like to see that her education do not suffer. Ever since she has joined the film, she is learning bit by bit and becoming confident before the camera. As a classical dancer, she had performed all over India and she has no stage fears. In future, she wants to do performance-oriented roles with mix of glamour. Her college has been supportive in what she is doing, hence she feels that her  lovely and vivacious looks will go a long way in fulfilling her dream in movies. She was born on April 30,1996 in Bengaluru. Another version of this bio... Kruthika Jayakumar is an actress and Indian classical dancer born on 30 April 1996 in Bangalore, India. Kruthika is very talented and at the age of 7, she started learning Bharatanatyam. Kruthika had trained Bharatanatyam for 11 Years and presently under Guru Shri Mithun Shyam. Kruthika made her debut in the film industry with the super-hit film Telugu film Drushyam as Anju, which was a remake of Malayalam movie, Drishyam. Kruthika role was quite appreciated and was praised by her fans and media. Kruthika was convinced by the Malayalam Movie director after he saw her dance and perceived that her dashing looks and expressions were perfect as an actress. Kruthika paved her way into Kannada film industry with Boxer as Laxmi in 2015. Kruthika also grabbed the role of lead actress in the Telugu movie Vinavayya Ramayya. Kruthika cleared her +2 education from Clarence High School, Bangalore and Pre-University Course from Co-educational Pre-University College, Bangalore. Kruthika is currently having some lead roles in the upcoming movies and her fans expect something big from her.


Meghana Gaonkar

Meghana Gaonkar is an actress from the South Indian film industry, mainly known for her works in Kannada films. She is well known for her role in the Filmfare Award-nominated film, ‘Charminar’ which came out in the year 2012. Meghana Gaonkar was born on 8th May in the year 1985. She was born in her mother’s hometown, the city of Gulbarga located in the state of Karnataka. She completed her higher secondary education from Sharanbasaveshwara Residential School situated in the city of Gulbarga. She later moved to Bangalore and joined Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College to pursue graduation and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in her desired subject which was commerce. After graduation, she joined Bangalore University to do her Master in English Literature. Meghana did not stop her educational journey there as she went to Adarsha Film and TV Institute and gained a diploma for film making and acting. Her younger years were filled with modeling and beauty pageants. In the year 2003, she contested and won the crown of Miss Garden City, Bangalore and also the crown of Miss Beautiful Smile. From there, she was offered the job of hosting various television shows in major Kannada television channels. Some of the shows that gained her popularity and recognition were, Preethiya Kannadiga, Star Dish Dishum and Kuniyona Baara, etc. She made her entry in the 2010 release film, ‘Nam Areali Ondina’ and played the role of ‘Chinnu’. Her performance in her debut film got the attention of film maker V. Nagendra Prasad and cast her in his 2011 movie, ‘Vinayaka Geleyara Balaga’ alongside actors such as Vijay Raghavendra and Naveen Krishna, etc. In the year 2013, she was cast in R. Chandru’s romance and drama packed ‘Charminar’. She was cast as ‘Radha’ opposite Prem Kumar who played the role of ‘Mohana’. Before becoming an actress she was a faculty at Shiamak Davar’s Institute for Performing Arts and has performed at many prestigious events including the closing ceremony of Melbourne’s Common Wealth Games in the year 2006. She was also an active theater artist and did multiple plays in different languages before becoming a TV personality.

Meghana Gaonkar Kannada Actress