Kalyani Natarajan is an Indian actress who predominantly appears in Tamil cinema. She is a Tamilian based in Mumbai where she had enacted as many as 15 Tamil plays on stage. She relocated to Kollywood in order to pursue her passion of acting in films. Before making her debut in movies, she handled many modeling assignments as well. After which she had begun her film journey. She was auditioned for Sathyaraj’s wife in director Vijay’s ‘ Thalaivaa’, but she could not make it. Hence, the first film that came in her lap was ‘ Settai’( Tamil) that released in 2013. ‘Settai’ was a remake of Hindi movie Delhi Belly where she appeared in a cameo role. In the same year, she appeared as Imran Khan’s sister-in-law in Dharma Productions 'Gori Tere Pyaar Mein’. Sooner, she followed up doing many supporting roles in various Tamil movies. In 2014, she was seen in a movie ‘ Saivam’ (a remake of Telugu film ‘Dagudumootha Dandako,' where she appeared as Nassar's daughter Meenakshi and got noticed. But she met with her biggest success in Mysskin’s Pisaasu where she essayed the role of a mother in the form of Janaki Soundarrajan. It seems that when she came to Chennai for the release function of ‘Saivam’, she met the film director Mysskin and enquired if he was looking for someone to play a character in his film. Later, the director auditioned her for the role. The actress also is doing a small cameo in ‘Atlee’s Vijay 59,’ where she will play the role of a doctor.

This actress who had missed earlier playing Sathyaraj’s wife in ‘Thalaivaa’, was seen playing Sathyaraj’s wife in Editor Anthony’s film ‘’Oru Naal Iravil’ (a remake of Malayalam blockbuster movie " Shutter"). Her forthcoming movies are ‘ Dictator’ where she plays Nassar’s wife. In Prabhu Deva’s upcoming film ‘Vindohan’, Kalyani will be seen playing actor Varun’s mother. As Tamil cinema is always blessed with a mother role in every movie, it will not be difficult for Kalyani Natarajan to take her career in a flying spirit.

Janaki Ramachandran Tamil Actress

Janaki Ramachandran

V.N.Janaki or more noteworthily known as Janaki Ramachandran was a renowned Indian Tamil actress and also a politician. Born on the November of 30th, 1923, to Rajagopalan Iyer and Narayani Amma at Vaikom in the state of Kerala, little did the country know that the newly born damsel would go on to become the Chief Minister of a state some day. Her first marriage was in 1939 to Ganapathy Bhatt, at the tender age of 16, with whom she bore a son named Surendran. But in 1963, she went on to marry M.G.Ramachandran or more popular as MGR among his supporters and the people of Chennai. MGR was an actor, producer, and politician and thrice consecutively elected as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. He was also the first film actor to become the Chief Minister of a state in India. Janaki entered the movie fray in the late 1940s wherein she went on to act in roughly 25-30 movies. Velaikarrai, Rajamukhthi, Aiyiram Thalaivangiya Apoorva Chintamani were some of her noteworthy films. She was also argued to be more talented than her iconic husband and also has been known to earn almost twice the income, from a fewer number of movies, compared to her husband.In 1987, soon after the death of her husband, who was then the leader of Tamil Nadu’s AIADMK political party, she was deemed to take over as the chief of party. She was ascended into the Chief Ministers post immediately which made her the first woman CM of Tamil Nadu. However the government only lasted for twenty-four days, and her party suffered a heavy defeat in the following elections. She resigned from the party quit politics after that. Also known for her humongous philanthropy, Janaki donated a vast majority to various charities, relief funds and also setting up institutes for people who are differently abled.



Kanchan is a yesteryear actress who appeared in many Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi movies. But luck did not smile upon her, and she went into oblivion after making her talent noticed in films of Raj N. Sippy and Sawan Tak banner and a couple of Tamil and Malayalam film. Kanchan’s acting credits included in Telugu and Malayalam movies only. She acted with Ajith Kumar in 1993 Telugu romance film ‘Prema Pusthakam’, which was partly directed by Gollapudi Srinivas before his death. Later the film was finished by his father, Gollapudi Maruthi Rao. It featured debutant Ajith Kumar and Kanchan in the lead roles. That is how this actress made her debut in Tollywood. The film was a success, and she followed with a Malayalam flick opposite Mohanlal in ‘Gandharvam’ that released in 1993. This Malayalam movie had a tremendous initial and ended up as a box office hit. Even in Bollywood, she acted with Salman Khan in ‘Sanam Bewafa’ which was also a box-office hit. However, it was only a Mohanlal film that marked Kanchan’s first leading role in a feature film. However, she was miscast in many Hindi movies as an actress like Sridevi and Karisma Kapoor made their entry and drew maximum notice from the producer. An actress who acted with Mohanlal was thereby reduced to getting smaller roles in Bollywood and went unnoticed totally. Later on, she acted in another Telugu film named ‘Allari Premikudu’ opposite Jagapati Babu. The film was directed by K Raghavendra Rao and the film had three heroines Soundarya, Kanchan, and Rambha. Although, in Bollywood, she acted with Sridevi and Shah Rukh Khan too, her appearances in many B-grade films made her almost an unforgotten face. Kanchan was born on April 17, 1970. Kanchan was not too glamorous and had a girl next-door image, and this was one reason she could not compete with bold and sexy actresses like Rambha or Karishma Kapoor.

Kanchan Tamil Actress