Diya is a Tamil film actress, who shot into fame with a few projects. She was lucky to grab best offers that came in her way and became a known actress with a few films that she had in hand, but she voluntarily opted out of films and bid a goodbye to celluloid world thereby leaving her fans unhappy. She married software engineer Arvind and got settled as a house wife. 

In celluloid world, she will be most remembered for her outstanding performance with Raja’s son Dhanush for “ Dreams Click to look into! >> Read More... Dreams ” which had released in 2004. Her first break was with Kurumbu in 2003. This film bombed in the box office. The film was a remake of 2002 Telugu film Allari, which had Allari Naresh Allari Naresh is a popular Telugu actor, who has a >> Read More... Allari Naresh in the actor role and Diya and Nikita in lead actresses roles. The film was not able to get a mass appeal, although it was a triangular teenage love story. After failure of Kurumbu, she got another major break with Dhanush in Dreams. This film also bombed in the box office. Her next project Karka Kasadara too did not fare well in the box office. Her film Kodambakkm released in 2005 was received well in the box office, which also had actress Nandha making her debut. The film also fetched critical acclaim and many awards and Diya’s continuous failure in box office met with success at last.

After mixed response from the viewers in Tamil cinema, the actress switched off to the Telugu celluloid world and grabbed a film with Kalyan Ram Nandamuri in Asadhyudu that was released in 2006. This film was also a disaster in box office. Her next film, Lakshmi Putrudu with Uday Kiran Uday Kiran Vajapeyajula was an Indian actor who wa >> Read More... Uday Kiran did not meet with success. She acted in a Malayalam movie Bhargavacharitham Moonam Khandam in 2006, which was also a flop. With no major success in her career, she tried her luck again in her last Tamil movie named Kadhal Endral Enna, which totally banked on Diya and the movie is still worth watching a number of times.
Disco Shanti Tamil Actress

Disco Shanti

Disco Shanti is an actor in Indian cinema, but known as an item girl in South Indian cinema, who was in good demand in Tamil cinema. Tamil cinema had its own stable of item girls in the 80s and 90’s, they were Disco Shanti, Jayamalini and Silk Smitha. South Indian cinema had a major fan following and people Andhra, Kerala and Karnataka used to flock to the theatres to watch their favourite actors gyrate and yoddle on the screen. Now-a-days even actresses perform items numbers in screen, but those were the days, when selected dancers and actors were allowed to perform item numbers. The item is commonly used in connection with Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu cinema. She wanted to become an actress and even was introduced as a heroine in several Tamil movies. But as luck did not favour, she switched off to item number roles. Well, Disco Shanti was the daughter of Tamil Actor’ Vijayapuri Veeran’ C L Anandan. She also had a younger sister who was an actress Lalitha Kumari and acted in few films. Disco Shanti got married to a Telegu actor Sri Hari in 1996 and bid bye to films. Disco Shanti was popular for her catchy, upbeat and often sexually provocative dances for a song in a movie. She worked in several Hindi movies apart from appearing in movies made in other south Indian languages. She has done many sizzling numbers in Indian screen and she was a competition to Silk Smitha and Jothi Laxmi. Disco Shanthi paired with almost leading heroes of Tamil Cinema in 90s. She was famous for her disco moves in dance numbers when disco dances were highly popular. She has over fifty movies to her credit and has done even films with big Bollywood stars such as Hema Malini, Sunny Deol and thespian Dilip Kumar even. Even though she has remained away from limelight it is heard that her son will be making a debut in cinemas soon.


Easwari Rao

Easwari Rao can easily take a credit in south Indian cinema being the new face of veteran film maker Balu Mahendra. Easwari Rao made her debut in Raman Abdullah in Balu Mahendra;s project. She was very choosy in selecting her role and had opted out from many projects that came in her way after her break in Balu Mahendra’s flick. After this film, offers came one after one, but she neglected it as she was very choosy then. She was also cast in Bharatiraja’s film opposite Napoleon, but the film did not take off and was shelved. Otherwise, one could find Easwari into top actresses list, as Bhartiraja always made women-oriented films and done best justice to any character in his films. She acted in many Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam movies too. She was seen in Appu as Prashant’s sister, Later on, she switched off to some TV serial projects in Sun TV, Gemini TV, Jaya TV and Vijay TV. She was a glamour girl in 1992, who had cast a brief spell in the screen with some good roles. Her sister Manasa also was an actress, but she appeared few films only and she left. Her popular serial Kokila Enge Pogiral was made for Sun TV and she was the face when TV serials were aired on private channel like Sun TV. , she acted in number of TV shows like Kasthuri, Avai Appadithan and Ninne Pelladutna and Agni Saatchi and a couple of more serials that shot her into households fame. She won the Tamil Nadu State Film Awards as a best supporting actress for the film Virumbugiren released in 2002.

Easwari Rao Tamil Actress