Archana is a South Indian actress who is well known for her dances. She is a famous actress of Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi films. She has also performed in a Bengali movie “Bagh Bahadur” in 1989. She played an important role in an English movie “Gangapur”. She is a woman of many languages.

Archana was born in a Telugu family in Andhra Pradesh. She is an actress with a degree of Graduation in Performing Arts from Tamil Nadu Institute of Film Technology. She started her career with a Hindi film “Yadoon ke Baraat”. She ruled over Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam Cinema for more than two decades. She won “National Film Award for Best Actress” and “Filmfare Award for Best Actress” for Tamil film “Veedu” in 1988.

She achieved almost all national awards for best acting in her career. She won “National Award for Best Actress” for the second time for Telugu film “Daasi” in 1988. She worked in ten Tamil, thirteen Malayalam, seven Telugu, three Kannada, two Hindi, One Bengali and one English movie in her career. In 2007, she won “Tamil Nadu State Film Award” for Best Character Artist Female. This award was a salute to her acting abilities. She is still playing roles in the films. She said that she still enjoy to be on the screen.
Vadivukkarasi Tamil Actress


Vadivukkarasi is a Tamil actress who predominantly appears in negative roles in Tamil movies and serials. She is a veteran actress whose acting career spans over 3 decades. She is also a relative of director A.P.Nagarajan. Vadivukkarasi made her debut in Bharathiraja’s thriller ‘Sigappu Rojakkal’ starring Kamal Hassan. Her first movie was a blockbuster and got her into the limelight. She acted in lead roles in many movies. But her fortune was short lived on account of her dark complexion. She had to do supporting roles after more than a decade of acting in lead roles. Yet she surpassed many women in the industry in the number of movies in hand through her fabulous performances. Her negative role of an old hunchbacked lady in the movie ‘Annamalai’ was critically acclaimed. She has done a few roles in Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam movies as well. Vadivukkarasi’s entry to the small-screen was not an accident like many other actresses. She smelt gold in this field and got introduced at the apt period. Since the prerequisite for a heroine, that is dancing skills and glamour were missing in her, she used the TV industry to showcase her acting skills. Vadivukkarasi’s serial list covers only the Sun TV banner. She made her way through a lot of serials that were telecast throughout the day. On an average, she would appear atleast in 3 different serials per day, both in negative and supporting roles. Her participation in ‘Alaigal’, ‘Thirumathi Selvam’ and ‘Vamsam’ added fame to the serials. Vadivukkarasi leads a simple life in Chennai with her mother, daughter and her younger sister. She totally has 350 films in her tally, in all 4 south Indian languages, of which Tamil outbeats other languages in a mammothic ratio.DOB: 6th JulySerials acted: over 13 serials.Movies acted: Over 350 movies in total.