Kuyili is an Indian actress. She appeared in South Indian movies. Her occupation is acting. She is an actress of Tamil. She worked for 43 films approximately. She also did Bollywood movies. In South Indian movies, she did many item songs. She also did item dances in Bollywood pictures. In 1984, she worked on her first film named Poovilangu. She worked in TV serials also. S. In Kamal Haasan’s Nayakan, she sang a song named “Nila Athu Vaanathu Mela.” She did many films. In 1984, she worked in Poovilangu, and this was her the first movie, where she directed for the first time. She used the Tamil language. In 1985, she did Kalyana Agathigal and played a role as Hemalatha. She used the Tamil language in Kalyana Agathigal. In 1986, she worked on some films such as Aayiram Pookkal Malarattum, December Pookal, Sundara Swapnagalu, Aalorungi Arangorungi, Oru Yugasandhya. Aayiram Pookkal Malarattum and December Pookal are Tamil pictures. Sundara Swapnagalu is in the Kannada language. Aalorungi Arangorungi and Oru Yugasandhya are in the Malayalam language.

She played a role as Nisha in Aalorungi Arangorungi. As Dakshayani, she worked in Oru Yugasandhya. In 1987, she made Nayakan and Swathi Thirunal. Both movies are the Tamil. She was the dancer in the Swathi Thirunal. In 1988, she worked in Puthiya Vaanam, which is in the Tamil language. In 1989, she did Rajanadai and Agnipravesham. Where Rajanadai is in the Tamil language and Agnipravesham is in the Malayalam. Antharjanam, Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal, Pudhea Paadhai, Uthama Purushan, Solaikuyil did in 1989 by her. She is famous for Kaaviya Thalaivan, Thavasi, and Singam Puli. In 1990, she worked for six pictures. In 1992, she completed two movies. After 1992, she worked directly in 1999 that means after eight years she again worked on films. In 2001, she did two pictures. After that, she worked in many movies. In 2014, she did her last movie named Mathai Kuzhappakkaranalla. She played a role as Sumathi. She used the Malayalam language in Mathai Kuzhappakkaranalla.

Uma Shankari Tamil Actress

Uma Shankari

Actress Uma (Uma Shankari) is the daughter of popular yesteryear Tamil actress Sumithra and her father Rajendra Babu was also a prominent Kannada film director. Her sister Nakshatra ( screen name Deepti) is also a noted Kannada actress who resides in Bangalore. Now the actress is a housewife having tied her knot with a software engineer, H. Dushyanth in 2006. After finishing her BA from an open university, she made her debut in films. She made her debut in film ‘Veeranadai’(2000) alongside Khushboo and Sathyaraj. Her next film was ‘Vaanavil’ where she had a minor role to play. But, the film was an underperformer at the box office. Later, she acted in several films in Kannada and Tamil. But she shot to fame playing Vijayakanth's sister in ‘Chokka Thangam’ directed by K Bhagyaraj. She followed it up with some good roles in movies like ‘Kadal Pookal’ and ‘Thendral’ (opposite Parthiban). In Kannada, she acted in ‘Uppidada MBBS’, a remake of blockbuster Munnabhai MBBS. She also impressed the audience by acting in Sathyaraj-Sibiraj Movie ‘Kovai Brothers’. In this film, she acted alongside another heroine Namitha. But her conservative and homely wife role impressed audience much more than even Namitha who played a glamor girl opposite Sibiraj. Actress Uma had emulated her mother Sumithra who was famous in the celluloid for her homely look. The actress acted in Malayalam film ’Kuberan’ starring Dileep and Samyuktha Varma. The film was applauded by critics and even became a box office hit. In 2003, Uma acted in ‘Soori’ which featured Vignesh, Parthiepan, and Vijayalakshmi in lead roles. The film although won critical acclaims but disappeared without any trace at the box office. She was appreciated for her role in ‘Adaikalam’ which had a low profile release in December 2006 but won positive reviews from critics. The film had Prashanth, Thiagarajan and Saranya in the lead cast along with Uma. She acted even in ‘Manikanda’ which was considered as Jyothika's "last release" in 2007.

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Ganthimathi

Ganthimathi is one of the veteran actresses of Tamil film industry.  Shecould sketch any character given to her due to her training in acting that she learned while engaging herself in theater activities. She started acting at a tender age of 11 and had acted in nearly 500 films. She could speak local Tamil dialects very well and hence was seen in many films of Bharatiraja. Known for her devotion and theater background, she scored over other prominent artists be it Sridevi, Kamal Haasan or even Rajanikanth.  Virtually, Ganthimathi needs no introduction in Tamil cinema. Although she began her career as a child artist and had acted as a heroine in a couple of films, she did not remain active in cinema for long. She began her career in 1965.  It was only renowned filmmaker Bharathiraja who spotted the talent in her when he was in look out for a versatile actress who could play Mayil’s (Sreedevi) mother in ’16  Vayathinile’ (1977) (which is considered to a be a milestone in Indian cinema).  The director was in look out for an actress who could speak local Tamil dialects spoken in villages and Ganthimati was the ultimate choice of the director. She had many dramatic scenes with Sridevi, Kamal Haasan, and  Rajanikanth. She essayed her character in a convincing manner and drew particular attention to her dialogue delivery and body language. Her other notable films are ‘Mann Vasanai’, ‘Muthu’,‘Karagattakaran', 'Manickam', 'Walter Vetrivel' and 'Chinna Thambi Periya Thambi’, etc.  For her contribution to Tamil cinema, Ganthimathi was honored with the Kalaimamani Award from the Tamil Nadu government. She is a well-known actress in Tamil cinema who had portrayed the mother and grandmother roles very convincingly for all superstars of Tamil cinema. It may be noted that the actress made her appearance in ‘Iravum Pagalum’(1965) which had Jaishankar and C.Vasantha in lead roles. She also acted in many films of Sivaji Ganesan, Jayalalithaa, and MGR, which were runaway hits. In Bharathiraja’s movie ‘Mudupani’ she played the role of the madam of a brothel and while in Balu Mahendra’s ‘Moondram Pirai’, she again essayed a role of a brothel owner.  This actress was much sought after actress in 70’s-90’s. She acted in the direction of Vasu, Bharathiraja, Balu Mahendra, Manivannan, etc.  She has excelled in doing character roles in every film. After a successful journey in Tamil cinema, she also entered the small screen. She passed away on September 9, 2011, at her residence in Chennai.

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