Other names of Jayachitra: Lakshmi Krishnaveni Rohini
Being born in 1957, Jayachitra hails from Andhra Pradesh. She entered the film industry when she was 10 years old; she acted in the Telugu film Bhakta Potana Click to look into! >> Read More... . A Telugu director screen tested her during her teens, but found that, she was very young. All the same the director recommended her to another director K.S. Gopalakrishnan, who tapped her talent and hence she acted in the Tamil film “Korathi Magan”. The director was impressed by her method of delivering her dialogues. Here, then he made her act in three of his films and christened her Jayachitra (her original name is Lakshmi).
Jayachitra had acted with legends including Sivaji Ganesan The Honorable Mr. Ganesan was the second son in hi >> Read More... and M G Ramachandran. She was the choice for films of great directors including K Balachander. Also, she shared screen space with Kamal Haasan Kamal Haasan is the most versatile actor that Indi >> Read More... in the film “Ilamai Oonjaladugirathu”. She played the same role in the Telugu version too.
Jayachitra is a spontaneous actress and most of her films in Tamil were with Kamal Haasan. Her boldness and spontaneity was her forte and she acted in Tamil and Telugu films. She also starred in some Kannada and Malayalam films. Some of her memorable films include " Ponnukku Thanga Manasu This is a Tamil drama which airs on Star Vijay. Th >> Read More... ", "Kalyanamam Kalyanam", "Sathyam" and "Vandikaran Magan”. She did the role of cinema fanatic in the Tamil film “Cinema Paithiyam” which is the remake of the Hindi film “Guddi”. She also excelled in the Telugu film “ Kalpana Click to look into! >> Read More... ”; this film is the remake of Hindi film “ Anamika Click to look into! >> Read More... ”. As this Telugu film became a hit she acted in many films with the lead actor of the film Murali Mohan.
Jayachitra concentrated in her family life after tying the knot with an industrialist Ganesh. She is blessed with a son Amresh. During 2010 she directed a film “Naane Ennul Illai” wherein her son is the hero. As a matured artiste Jayachitra acted as a character artiste. Then she focused on Television after being satisfied with 200 films. She was successful in the small screen since the serial “ Sumangali Gemini Television is known for the shows and serie >> Read More... ” which she directed and produced became a hit. She was the unanimous choice of TV Serial Producers Guild of South India’s action committee. Later she entered politics wherein she is a member of the Congress Party. Jayachitra has many awards to her credit.


The 57 years old, Jayamalini is a South Indian film actress. She was born in Sullurupeta, Andhra Pradesh,India in 1958. She is the youngest of 8 siblings. Her elder sister Jyothi Laxmi was a cabaret dancer in films. Jayamalini wed a police inspector named Parthiban and has one son and two daughters. Currently she resides in Chennai and as her close sources reveal that she is planning to write an autobiography. Jayamalini is famous for her vamp roles and item numbers. She acted in numerous Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi movies. Jayamalini started her career a dance number in Annadammula Anubandham (1975) which is a Telugu action-drama film directed by S.D. Lal. The movie casts N. T. Rama Rao, Murali Mohan and several others. In the movie Bhakta Kannappa (1976) she played a vital role named Ranjanam. This Tamil movie was directed by Bapu and features Krishnam Raju for the main role. In 1977, she appeared in the Telugu drama film Amara Deepam and acted for the character named Asha. The movie is a remake of Tamil film Dheepam (1997) which itself was a remake of Malayalam film Theekkanai. Krishnam Raju, Jayasudha and Murali Mohan play vital roles in the film. In this movie she performed in the well-known song “Kottaga Unda Badhaga Unda”. The movie was a huge hit and Krishnam Raju received Filmfare Best Actor Award (Tamil) and Nandi Award for Best Actor. In the movie Jaganmohini (1978), Jayamalini is casted for the main role of Jaganmohini. The movie enjoyed a super hit and had the best visual effects according to Indian standards at that time. The skilled actress is also remembered for her item number in the movie Maga Maharaju (1983): “Maa Amma Chintamani". The popularity of this movie can be traced from its several remakes in various languages latest being the Tamil movie with the same name released in 2015. In 1979 Telugu action-drama film Driver Ramudu, directed by K.Raghavendra Rao and starring N.T. Rama Rao and Jayasudha in pivotal roles with Kaikala Satyanarayana, Mohan Babu and Roja Ramani; Jayamalini’s appearance in the role of Kantam was unanimously admired. The film was remade in Tamil as Lorry Driver Rajakannu starring Sivaji Ganesan. In Tamil movies too, Jayamalini left her remarkable presence. In the 1980 Tamil movie Guru she played a vital role. The film was directed by I.V.Sasi. It features Kamal Haasan and Sridevi in the lead role while Mohan Babu, Muthuraman and M.N.Nambiar play supporting roles. The movie was a blockbuster and successfully ran for 365 days in box-office. Later, the super hit Hindi movie Jaggu casting Dharmendra was a remake of this movie. In 1981, Jayamalini appeared in a dance score in the movie Garjanai which was directed by C.V.Rajendran, starring Rajinikanth and Madhavi. In the movie Andha Oru Nimidam (1985), the veteran artist plays in an important supporting role while Kamal Haasan and Urvashi appeared in lead roles. The film was later dubbed in Hindi film Mahaan. As a dancer, Jayamalini played in various South-Indian movies. In the Malayalam film Thadavara (1981), she showed her extraordinary dance skill and was hugely applauded. It was directed by P. Chandrakumar and stars Jayan, K.P.Ummer, Seema, M.N.Nambiar in lead roles. Later on, Jayamalini stepped into Bollywood industry too. In her debut Hindi film, Jeevan Jyoti (1976), she played the role of Sudha. The movie was directed by Murugam Kamaran and casts Vijay Arora and Bindiya Goswami in lead roles. It was a remake of 1975 Tamil film Muthyala Muggu. The superb dancer, stirred many hearts with her tribal dance score in the movie Shalimar (1978). The movie featured Dharmendra, Zeenat Aman, Shammi Kapoor, Prem Nath and Arun Irani. English dubbed version of the movie is known as “Raiders of the Sacred Stone”. In the 1979 Bollywood fantasy-film Lok Parlok, directed by Tatineni Rama Rao and starring Jeetendra and Jayapradha in lead roles, Jayamalini’s performance was appreciated by the audience. The film is the remake of Telugu blockbuster film Yamagola (1977) directed by same person.

Jayamalini Tamil Actress