Ragini is an Indian actress and dancer, who is known to have inculcated the art of classical dancing to the films that she has done. Ragini is the youngest among Lalitha, Padmini, and Ragini, or ostentatiously known as the Travancore Sisters. Ragini has acted in numerous regional films inclusive of Malayalam, Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil. Hindi cinema has credited Ragini with ushering in the era of classical dancing in them. Ragini and Padmini started their big-screen career in the mid-1950s. Ragini passed away in 1976, succumbing to breast cancer. Ragini has also performed in various stage plays and dance exhibitions throughout India. Ragini’s film career took off with the 1950 Malayalam movie, “ Prasanna.” In the year 1951, Ragini acted in the Tamil film, “Vanasundari.” The following two years saw her in “Mapilai” and “Marumagal.” The early 50s also saw Ragini in “Ponni,” “Thooku Thooki,” and “Koteeswaran.” The second half of the 50s decade saw Ragini cast in numerous regional movies such as “Varadu Kaavali,” “Baagyavathi,” “Manamagan Thevai,” “ Chakravarthi Thirumagal,” “Veerapandiya Kattabommam,” “Thaskaraveeran,” and “ Nairu Pidicha Pulivaalu.”

During the same time, Ragini also acted in Hindi films like “Qaidi,” “Payal,” “Mr. X,” “Mujrim,” and “Amar Deep.” The decade of the 60s saw Ragini in Malayalam movies such as “Palattu Koman,” “Viyarppinte Vila,” “ Bharya,” “Kalayum Kaminiyum,” “ Anna,” School Master, and “Manavatty,” among many others. Simultaneously, Ragini also involved herself with Tamil movies such as “Mannadhi Mannan,” “Parthiban Kanavu,” “Punar Jenmam,” “Raani Samyuktha,” “Ezhai Pangalan,” and “Navagraham.” The decade of the 70s saw Ragini in Malayalam movies such as “Sabarimala Sree Dharmashastha,” “Othenente Makan,” “Thurakkatha Vathil,” “Achante Bharya,” “Muthassi,” “Aromalunni,” and “Alinganam,” among many others. “Aadhi Raat K Baad” and “Gehra Daag” are two of her well-known Hindi films. Ragini tied the knot with Madhavan Thampi and was the mother of two daughters, Priya, and Lakshmi. Ragini is the aunt of Malayalam Actress, Shobana, and actor, Vineeth.

Radhika Malayalam Actress

Radhika

Radhika also was known as Razia is a Malayalam film actress. Radhika made her first ever debut as a child actress in the movie Vietnam Colony, directed by Siddique-Lal, in the year 1992. She appeared in the role of the niece of Mohanlal in the movie. Later, she made her official debut with the movie Darling Darling, directed by Rajasenan. Radhika was born on 3rd June in the year 1984 in Cherthala, Kerala. Radhika is her stage name. Her real name is Priya Nandini. She has an elder brother, Arun, who is living in Dubai. Radhika currently resides in Dubai with her husband Abhil Krishna whom she got married in the year 2017. After doing her first ever film in 1992, she supposedly took a break from films to be able to concentrate on her studies. When she finally came back to the screen in 2000 with Darling Darling, she was still doing supporting roles. She did many roles during this time. She did ‘Life is Beautiful’, ‘Kannukkul Nilavu’ directed by Fazil, in the year 2000. Then she did ‘Sharja to Sharja’, ‘One Man Show’ in 2001, directed by Shafi, ‘War and love’ in 2003 directed by Vinayan, ‘Daivanamathil’ directed by Jayaraaj in 2005 and ‘Thaskara Veeran’ directed by Pramod Pappan in 2005. It was the year 2006 when she finally got a major role as Razia in the film ‘Classmates’, directed by Lal Jose. The song from the film ‘Ente Khalbile’ sung by Vineeth Sreenivasan was very popular among the audience. The song revolved around Radhika’s character Razia. Though still not the lead role in the film, it was equally significant and kick-started Radhika’s career for the upcoming years. After this, she did some films. In the year 2007, she did the film ‘Changathipoocha’ directed by S.P. Mahesh. Radhika played the role of ‘Sridevi’ with some major co-stars. In the same year, she did ‘Mission 90 Days’ directed by Major Ravi and ‘Nasrani’ directed by Joshiy. For the year 2008, a major highlight was the movie ‘Twenty: 20’ directed by Joshy. This movie had all the big celebrities and was a huge hit with a very good box office collection. After this, she was active till the year 2013, and did a number of films like, ‘Daddy Cool’, ‘In Ghost House Inn’, ‘Best of luck’ ,‘Kudumbarsree Travels, ‘Kadhayile Nayika’ ,‘Cobra’ ,‘Mayamohini’ ,‘Udumban’ ,‘Annum Innum Ennum’, and ‘Pakaram’. ‘Daddy cool’ directed by Aashiq Abu was a hit, and in the movie ‘In Ghost House Inn’ she did a double role. She is currently enjoying her married life in Dubai.

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Anjali Aneesh Upasana

Anjali Aneesh Upasana is an actress, who predominantly works in South Indian movie Industry. It was while pursuing a degree that she started doing advertisements and modeling. Anjali was noticed by the producers working in the entertainment industry and was offered roles in programs of reputed channels, like Asianet, Kairali and Jeevan TV. She is married to Aneesh Upasana, who is a director and screenwriter in Malayalam Film Industry. Anjali was born in the Ernakulam district of Kerala in the year 1984. She did her schooling from a reputed educational institution in Tripunithura. She is an alumnus of NSS College, Tripunithura. Anjali changed her on-screen name to Bhagyanjali to attract the luck goddess. She has also acted in several albums like LA Cochin. She has acted in more than 75 albums and advertisement campaigns. That is how Anjali got a chance to enter into the world of cinema. She made her debut through Seniors, a film starring Kunchako Boban, Biju Menon, Manoj K Jayan, Ananya and Jayaram. Afterward, she acted in films like Scene 1 Nammude Veedu, Venicile Vyaapaari, 5 Sundarikal and ABCD. She proved her mettle in ABCD, in which she was casted alongside actors, Aparna Gopinath and Dulquer Salman. In 2013, Anjali’s two movies, 100 Degree Celsius and Pattam Pole were acknowledged for their creativity. She also acted in Tamil Films like, Nellu, Kotti and Unnai Kaathalippen. All the three films gave her mixed response. She is yet to give that startling performance in the Tamil industry. ABCD is a Malayalam Comedy Entertainer produced by Shibu Thameens and directed by Martin Prakat. The film tells the story of two American Malayalee youngsters and their journey to Kerala. The movie’s music score has been composed by Gopi Sundar, and the credit of cinematography goes to Jomon T John. Jacob Gregory and Tovino Thomas play the supporting roles in the film very well.

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Anjali Aneesh Upasana Malayalam Actress