Being called as Aachi, Manorama is strongly seeded in the hearts of Tamil audiences. This talented lady has crossed many hurdles in her life and achieved a great success to retain her name and place in the cinema industry. She has appeared in almost all the Indian language films and gained goodwill too. Born as Gopishantha, she was renamed as Manorama to appear in theatres. She has crossed several stage dramas and films and has got a guiness record of acting in more than 1000 films. This wonderful lady has started her cinema career in Maalyitta Mangai. The only film she played as a heroine is Konjum Kumari in the year 1963. She was suggested for the role by Kavi Arasu Kannadasan. Aachi Manorama is not only a talented actress; she is a wonderful dancer and a great singer too. She has sung few songs such as Vaa Vaathiyare from Bommalattam with
Cho Ramaswamy, Thangai Enum Paasa Kili from Pasa Kiligal, Dilliku Raajanaalum from Patti Sollai Thattadhae with Pandiyarajan and Madrasa Sutthi Pakka Poren from May Madham with Vineeth. Her cinema career started from the year 1958 and still continues. Manorama has appeared as granny of Surya in the film Singam II which is her latest venture. She is said to suffer from minor health problem due to her age. Manorama is the only lady, who is praised for acting equal to chevalier
Sivaji Ganesan. Manorama is living with her only son Bhoopathi and his family.