Rekha is a popular South Indian actress, who was born in the year 1970 in Kerala. Her birth name is Josephine and she changed her name to Rekha as the stage name. She completed her education in Ooty. She was introduced to the cinema industry through the veteran Tamil film director Bharathiraja. Kadalora Kavithaigal was her debut movie in the year 1986 and she performed as a teacher in that movie quite naturally. She was accompanied by Sathyaraj and Raja in that movie. It was a hit movie and Rekha was popularly called as Kadalora Kavithaigal Rekha. In the next year, she was called upon by the legendary director Balachandar to appear as a guest in his movie. She immediately nodded her head to him and that movie is Punnagai Mannan, in which she did opposite Kamal Hassan.

Her performance in the Malayalam movie Dasharatham in 1989 was lauded by the critics and she won the Filmfare Award for the Best Actress. She has acted in many Malayalam and Tamil movies as a heroine. She never rejected any roles and hence, she was given good roles with acting scope. She has acted as a nun in the movie In Harihar Nagar. En Bommukutty Ammavuku was the Tamil film which was the remake of the Malayalam movie Ente Mamukkutty Ammakku. This film was praised by the critics and Rekha’s role of a mentally affected person was very well appreciated. In Malayalam, the role of Rekha was done by Poornima Jayaram.

Puriyatha Pudhir directed by K. S. Ravi Kumar gave her a new twist in her career. She had lots of guts to take a call girl role in the movie Guna. Her performance was lauded well by Kamal Haasan, who is her co-star in Guna. After few roles, she started to act in character roles, such as sister in law and mother.

Her latest Tamil movie was in Thalaiva, a guest role and Bangalore Days in Malayalam as Parvathy Menon’s mother.

Sridevi Vijaykumar Tamil Actress

Sridevi Vijaykumar

Sridevi Vijaykumar is a south Indian actress born in 1986 to the popular filmy couple Vijaykumar and Manjula. She is the youngest in her family. All her siblings are in the film industry. She has a half brother Arun Vijay, who is a Tamil film actor. Kavitha and Anitha are her half sisters. Her siblings are Vanitha Vijaykumar and Preetha VijayKumar. Preetha is the wife of the popular Tamil film director Hari. Sridevi Vijaykumar started her career as a child artist from the movie Rickshaw Mama. A specialty in this movie is her father Vijaykumar acted as her grandpa. She was going to school till the age of 9. After that, she was taught with a home tutor, as she was busy in the films as a child artist. She has acted in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada movies. She was famous for her role in Amma Vandhachu, David Uncle and Sugamana Sumaigal as a child artist. In the movie Sugamana Sumaigal, she was made to cast as a boy. Till 1997, she acted as a child artist. In 2002, she was introduced to the Tamil cinema as a heroine through Kadhal Virus, directed by Kadhir. This film had Richard, Shalini Ajith’s brother, as the hero. Though this film did not hit the box office, Sridevi Vijaykumar was warmly welcomed to the Tamil cinema industry. Priyamana Thozhi added a milestone in her career. Madhavan and Jyothika are her co-stars in this film. She was appreciated well for her supporting role as Maddy’s bestie in this movie. Thithikudhe with Jiiva also created a good impression about her among the audiences. Devadhayai Kanden with Danush portrayed her in a negative role and she was lauded for her performance. She acted in various Telugu and Kannada films and got appreciated for her acting skill. In 2009, she married Rahul, a businessman in Nizamabad and settled with her family and quit acting. Another Version of Sridevi Vijaykumar: Sridevi is the youngest child of actor Vijayakumar and actress Manjula. As Sreedevi is from the family that is soaked in the cinema industry well, she entered the cinema easily. Her elder sisters Vanitha and Preetha were also actress, before her. Vanitha was introduced in Manickam with Rajkiran and Preetha was introduced in Sandhippoma with Surya. Though her sisters did not act much in the films, Sreedevi got interest in doing films. She was a child artiste in many films including Rickshaw Mama with Sathyaraj and Kushboo as her parents, Amma Vandhachu with Bhagyaraj and Kushboo, David Uncle with Anandaraj and Sugamana Sumaigal with Parthiban. She made her debut as heroine in Kadhal Virus along with Richard and Abbas. Richard is the elder brother of actress Shalini Ajith. Priyamana Thozhi was a successful hit for her along with Madhavan and Jyotika. In this friend she appeared as Maddy’s friend and vinneth’s wife and earned a good name. Thithikudhe with Jiiva was also a hit movie for Sreedevi. Devadhayai Kanden got mixed reviews, in which she acted as a mate of Dhanush. After that she did not appear in Tamil films. She also did lots of Telugu movies and few Kannada movies. Her half brother Arun Vijay is a popular cinema personality now through the success of Yennai Arinthaal. Sreedevi’s half sister Kavitha acted in Kooli, a Sarath Kumar movie. Sreedevi is settled in her life by marrying a software engineer Rahul. Another Version of Sridevi Vijaykumar: "Sri Devi Vijay Kumar is a charming Tamil Film Actress. She was born on 29th October 1986. She started his career in the Film Industry as a child artist in a very little age of 6 in 1992 in a Tamil Film Rickshaw Mama. She has shown her presence in Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada language films and is a favorite in the Tamil and Telugu Film industry. Sri Devi was Born in Madurai as the youngest daughter of the renowned Tamil actor Vijayakumar and Manjula, who was a very popular Tamil Movie Actress. Along with her five siblings, including four sisters and a brother, she was the 6th child. Sridevi made her young debut at an early age but started her career particularly as a heroine in Kathir’s Kadhai Virus, a Tamil movie. It was just a matter of a few years since she shifted to Telugu Film Industry and became immensely popular for her acting skills. Her most recent appearance came from Lakshamana in the Kannada movie. In the year 2003, she got nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress(Tamil). She was particularly acclaimed for her performance in AVM’s Priyamana Thozi. Upcoming movies will see better of her as expected. "

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Shalini Ajith Kumar

Shalini is a versatile actress, who is very popular right from her childhood. She was born in the year 1979 in Thiruvalla, Kerala to Babu and Alice. She has two siblings, namely Richard and Shamili. Richard is also an actor and Shamili is also an actress right from her childhood, as Shalini. Shalini’s career started at the age of 4. Shalini did her schooling in Church Park Convent, Chennai. Ente Mamattikkuttiyammakku in Malayalam is the debut movie of Shalini. After a dozen of Malayalam films, she made her debut as a child artist in Tamil, in the year 1985 through the movie Bandham. It was a big hit movie with Sivaji Ganesan, Anand Babu and Jai Shankar. In the same year, she acted in the movie Pillai Nila, which is a horror movie. She acted as a kid who is affected by a ghost. The ghost role was done by Radhika Sarathkumar and her parents’ role by Mohan and Nalini. It was a super hit movie and Shalini’s performance was appreciated by all. Till 1990, Shalini acted in the south Indian film industry as a child artist. She has acted in all the south Indian language films, including Telugu and Kannada. Aniyathi Pravu was her first movie as a heroine. This movie made Baby Shalini to heroine Shalini. After the hit movie, she made her Tamil debut as heroine in the remake of Aniyathi Pravu called Kadhalukku Mariyadhai with Vijay and it was also a hit. She has paired Vijay in one more film called Kannukkul Nilavu. Her Malayalam movie Kaliyoonjaal with Dilip, Mammooty and Praveena was a super hit movie. As all the movies she committed were super hits, her popularity spread all over south India. Amarkalam with Ajith Kumar was also a super hit and Ajith and Shalini decided to marry after the film, as they fell in love with each other during the shoot. Alaipaayudhey with Madhavan was another super hit movie, which won her the Special Award for the Best Actress from Tamilnadu Government. She was lastly seen in Piriyadha Varam Vendum with Prashanth in 2001. She got married with Ajith and quit from acting. After marriage she has participated in Badminton and won many trophies too. Ajith and Shalini are blessed with two kids, Anoushka Ajith and Aadvik Ajith. Another Version Of  Shalini Ajith Kumar: Personal life: Shalini Ajith Kumar was born in Malayali family, Kerala India. She is one such versatile actress who was born to act. She stepped into cinema at an early age of three. Shalini married the Tamil film actor, Ajith Kumar. After her marriage, she left the film industry and settled. She has two children a daughter Anoushka and a son Aadvik. Presently her younger sister Shamili and her elder brother Richard Rishi are also working in the film industry. Career: She was named as Baby Shalini since she started her acting career in her childhood. She first appeared as a child artist in the Malayalam film Ente Mamatti kkuttiyammakku. She did her schooling from Fatima Mat.Higher Secondary School, Adarsh Vidyalaya and she were also a part of a convent school, Church Park Convent, in Chennai. She acted in a dozen of Malayalam and Tamil movies as a child. She wore a charm on her face and that innocent look because of which she was praised by all. After that she took a break and appeared in her first lead role in Aniyathi Pravu(1997). Her role of ‘Mini’ was well appreciated by all. This movie was a blockbuster and was acclaimed by media and critics. She was a lead actress in some hit movies such as Niram (1999), Prem Pujari (1999), Kannukkul Nilavu (2000) and Piriyadha Varam Vendum (2001). Awards: Shalini’s was audience’s favourite since she enacted in her debut movie. She received the prestigious Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist for it. As a lead heroine also she won many hearts and, as a result, she was awarded Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize for Best Actress for the movie Alaipayuthey (2000). Upcoming projects: Although she renounced acting, her love for cinema has drawn her closer yet again. She will be seen in the upcoming movie Dharma Durai(2016).

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