Revathi is a popular south Indian actress, who has appeared in Hindi films too. Born as Asha Kutty, she changed her name to Revathi, for the stage. Right from the beginning of her career, she did not lose her popularity, because of her excellent performances.
, directed by Bharathi Raja is her first movie. Pudhumai Penn was the movie which showed her in a different angle and she was praised for her performance.
is one of her top snatched films and in Aan Pavam she acted as a dumb girl, who lost her voice in an accident. In this film, she paired with Pandiya Rajan and the movie was a super hit. Kai Kodukkum Kai is the only film, she paired Rajini Kanth. She has acted with Kamal Hassan in a number of films, among which Oru Kaidhiyin Diary,
, Thevar Magan and Punnagai Mannan are memorable. In Magalir Mattum, she was co-starred with Urvashi and Rohini and the film was a super hit. It is a comedy movie, which depicts the power of women. Kamal Hassan is the producer of this film and he appears at the end of the film to pair Revathi. Revathi married
, a film director in 1986. They lived together till 2002 and got divorced in 2012. In the same year, Revathi adopted a girl child and named Mahee and lives with her. Apart from acting in films, she acted in serials and appeared on reality shows. She is the first popular actress to act in the TV serial, though she acted as a heroine.
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and Penn are the serials she acted in Doordarshan during 1990s. She is the National Award Winner for the Best Supporting Actress in Thevar Magan. She is also a good director and got the National Awards twice for her films Mitr, My Friend and Red Building Where The Sun Sets.
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Revathi is an Indian actress, who was born on July 8th,1966 in Kochi, Kerala. She works mainly in the South Indian film industry. Revathi is a Film Actress, Film Director, Television Actress, Voice Artist, and Social Worker and known for her work in Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Hindi, Telugu and Kannada films. She is a highly successful South Indian film director and actress. Her real name is Asha Kelunni Nair. During the 1980s and 1990s, she featured in many South Indian movies as a leading as well as supporting actress. Till now, Revathi has appeared in over 150 movies and has given some amazing performances. Apart from acting, she is a well-trained Bharatnatyam dancer and has done several stage shows.
Although she comes from Kerala, Revathi started her acting career with the Tamil movie Mann Vasanai in 1983. The movie was a silver jubilee hit, and Revathi rewarded with a Filmfare Special Award, South. She then started her Malayalam film career with the movie named Kattathe Kilikoodu in 1983. This movie too hit the gold at the box office and among her biggest hits of the 1980s. She appeared opposite superstar Kamal Hassan in Punnagai Mannan in 1986. The movie was a huge hit and made her one of the most desirable actresses in the Tamil film industry. Revathi won her first best actress award for the fantastic performance in the Malayalam film Kakkothikavile Appoppan Thaadikal in 1988.
Shortly after, she won her Best Actress Award for the Tamil movie industry with the film named Kizhaku Vaasal in 1990. She then won a National Award for the Best Supporting Actress for the Tamil movie Thevar Magan in 1992. Revathi was at the top of her career in the early 1990s. She gave continuous hits and one of her finest performances in Priyadarshan’s Malayalam movie Kilukkamin 1991. She also featured occasionally in Telugu and Kannada films as well. Apart from the regional movies, Revathi acted in some Bollywood movies. She started her Bollywood film career with the Hindi film Love in 1991. She featured opposite
in this film. Although the movie was a flop, her performance was highly appreciated. She appeared in various Bollywood movies, but only some of them praised. Revathi played Alia Bhatt’s mother’s role in 2 States and got an appreciation for her performance in the film.