This soft, calm and realistic actress of the 60s and 70s was predominantly known for her supporting roles. Kamala Kamesh, has over 400 movies to her credit, including Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi. She is married to Kamesh, a noted musician for plays. In fact he was very busy during his times. His music had a unique beauty.
When Kamala Kamesh entered cinema she didn’t know anything about it. It was Robert Rajasekhar who insisted her to enter into film industry. During the first day of the shooting she didn’t know what to do and also didn’t know ABCs of cinema. The director had also told her that he will change her if the shots are not ok. After the shots were over nobody said anything and hence Kamala happily got into the car. But the director called her again and told that her shots were ok at a single shot.
Born on 1961, Kamala credits director Visu for her entry into plays. Kamala reveals that her experience in plays is indeed a happy one. Her film “Samsaram Adhu Minsaram” in which she worked as the wife of Visu, is still aired in many television channels. Her role was also much appreciated.
Some of the films in which this docile mom onscreen acted includes Manal Kayiru, Chinna Gounder,
, Vishwa Thulasi, Kadalora Kavithaigal, Asthikal Pookkunnu, Veendum Lisa, Alaigal Oivathillai, Rugma, Amrutham Gamaya, Avan Ananthapadmanabhan etc.
After her grandchild was born Kamala was busy and hence didn’t act for some time. Her daughter is the noted actress
Uma Riyaz Khan
and her son-in-law is the Malayalam and Tamil actor
Kamala is affected with blurred vision. She used to imbibe the lines correctly and dictate them with voice modulation. The vision problem was not a hindrance in her acting, as she herself confesses.