Mavelikkara Ponnamma is a yesteryear Malayalam film and theatre actress. She started her acting career during the 40’s and became one of the most prominent supporting actresses in 70’s until 90’s. She belongs to Kerala’s Mavelikkara Palace household. She got married to Raghava Panicker, and they have one daughter named Sushma Padmanabhan. Mavelikkara is a teacher by profession, who works under the Government. However, she prefers acting on stage and films.

She was also one of the leading female actresses, who started her acting career on stage in the 1940s; the time when men normally did female roles. She was the first female actress, who went to Velukkutty so she can get some tips on how to play the role of Vasavadutta (female role) in the theatre play, Karuna. She has acted in over 500 stage drama plays, together with the popular theatre troupes, Kalanilayam and the KPAC. Mavelikkara also had the opportunity to perform with the leading actors of her times like Augustine Joseph, Thoppil Bhasi The great play writer, Scriptwriter, Film Director >> Read More... Thoppil Bhasi , T.N. Gopinathan Nair, O Madhavan, and much more. She also worked as a playback singer in few films during the 40’s.

In 1940, she acted in S Nottani’s Gnanambika, but she was debuted in Kunchacko’s Malayalam film, Kadalamma, in 1963. The same year, she was seen in the National Award-winning Malayalam film, Ninamaninja Kalpadukal. She went on to appear in few other films like Devaalayam, Anveschichu Kandethiyilla, Abhayam, Nilakkatha Chalanangal, Oru Sundariyude Katha, Ammanamkili, and Rugmini. During the 90’s, she appeared in Ulldakkam, Aakasha Kottayile Sultan, Valayam, Ennodu Ishtam Koodamo, Thalamura, Samooham, Ponthan Mada, Pidakkozhi Koovunna Noottandu, Kidilol Kidilam, and Sasinas.

Besides acting on the big screen, she also ventured into television and had acted in the television serial, Oru Poo Viriyunna. She died on September 6, 1995, but her memories and great contributions to the theatre and filmdom will remain forever.

Manasy Veetinal Malayalam Actress

Manasy Veetinal

Manasy Veetinal is a Malayalam actress known for her various films in Malayalam industry. She is a Christian Malayali, who was born in Bahrain. Bahrain is a beautiful Island near Persia and Manasy liked living there. She lived her early life in Bahrain. She was at the Indian School in Bahrain. Later, she pursued a Bachelor’s Degree in Videography and Mass Communication. She got the degree from Mar Ivanious College, Thiruvananthapuram from the University of Kerala. She was talented from her tender age, as she bagged many prizes and awards during her school time. She won accolades in acting and dancing. She won the Best Actress at the age of 14 in the BKS Drama Festival. She did the lead role in the drama based on Vaikom Muhammad Basheer’s Poovampazham. She also anchored on Jeevan TV sponsored program produced and recorded from Bahrain. She is extremely talented in every field of work and has earned many positive comments from many celebrities. She made her debut in Malayalam movies with Pratheekshayode in 2012. She played the role of Anupama, which earned her a P.A. Backer Foundation Award for the Best Debut Actress. Her role in that movie was exceptional and was applauded by critics and general audiences. The movie was about the challenges associated with Child labor and the effects of it. The movie received huge success, and she became famous pretty quickly. Pursuing Mass Communication and Videography helped her a lot in her career. It was an aid, as it taught her about various aspects of the movie and a video shoot. She later did movies like Ravu in 2014, Veyilum Mazhayum in 2014 and Balyakalasakhi in 2014. Her role as Zainaba was a good one and earned her praises. She started her career with plays and anchoring shows, which helped her in the far race.

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Meghna Raj

Meghna Raj is a South Indian actress; she mainly works in Malayalam and Kannada Film Industry. She was born on 3rd May 1990 in Bangalore, Karnataka. Her father, Sundar Raj was an actor and mother, PramilaJoshaiwas an actor and producer. She graduated in psychology from Christ University in Bangalore. Meghna started her acting career early at the age as a child artist; she acted with her father in the theater play ‘Jokumaraswamy’. K. Balachander, director, offered her the acting chance that she eventually accepted and her acting career in films kicked-off. She acted in Tamil film Krishnaleelai, which was delayed to release; during that period, she did a Telugu film ‘BenduApparao RMP’ which became her debut film. The film was a big hit and did well at the box office. With the movie ‘Punda’ she made her entry in Kannada films for which she received the Best Debut Female Award in Suvarna Film Award; it was a remake of Tamil film ‘Polladhvan’ (2007). Her first Tamil film was ‘Kadhai Solla Vandhen’ and her first Malayalam film was ‘Yakshiyum Njanum’ (2010). Meghna’s identity became as a glamorous actress in the industry. Her Malayalam films ‘Beautiful’ and ‘Memories’ were very successful and gave her a break from the flop phase of her movies; for ‘Beautiful’ she received the award ‘Promising Newcomer’ Award from Kochi Times Film Awards. In 2013, she made a comeback in Kannada films and gave a three back-to-back hit films, namely, ‘Raja Huli’, ‘Bahuparak’ and ‘Aatagara’ (2015); her performances were appreciated critically and commercially.

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