Seema is a veteran actress from India. She has acted in over 250 Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi films. She entered the industry in the year 1971 and is going strong till date. She was born on May 22, 1957 in Choolaimedu, Chennai, India. Seema’s father is Madhavan Nambiar from Thalassery who works in the T.V.S Parcel Service in Madras. Her mother Vasanthy is from Ambalamedu, Thrippunithura. Madhavan divorced Vasanthy and left when Seema was only 7-years old, and then he got re-married. Seema studied at P.N Dhawan Adarsh Vidyalaya in Chennai. She was married to Malayalam film director, Irruppam Veedu Sasidran (I. V. Sasi) on August 28, 1980. They have two kids namely, Anu Milan and Ani. Anu became an actor and was featured in his father’s Malayalam film, Symphony. Indian actor, Vijayan gave her the name Seema while filming Nizhale Nee Sakshi and from then on she started using it as her screen name. She is also known as Shanthi.

Seema initiated her career through the Malayalam film, Achante Bharya in 1971. She played the role of a dancer followed by few more films where she acted as a dancer as well. She debuted in the film, Nizhale Nee Sakshi, however the film was shelved for some reasons. Later, it was completed and starred Malayalam actress, Vidhubala as a heroine.

When she was 19 years old, she played the main lead role in the Malayalam film, Avalude Ravukal in 1978 under the direction of I. V. Sasi. Then she continued her journey in acting. She took a hiatus after doing the Malayalam film, Mahayaanam. She came back in year 1998 as a Principal in the high-budgeted Malayalam film, Olympian Anthony Adam. Some of Seema’s films are Mannu, Aaarathi, Thadakom, Kalyana Agathigal, Sandhyakku Virinja Poovu, Ashrayam, Vartha, Gandhinagar 2nd Street and a lot more. She recently did Naadakame Ulakam, Manushyamrigam and Geethaanjali. Some of her Tamil films include Kaali, Enga ooru Kannagi, Baba, Bagavathi, Anbe Sivam, Kaalai, and Siddhu +2 and more.

Beside films, she also entered the television industry and became more popular for her character as Nachiyar in Thangam on Sun TV. She was also starred in popular serials like Ival Yamuna on Mazhavil Manorama, Ammakili on Asianet Channel, Muhurtham, Kairali’s Chillu, Ammavukku Randilu Raahu and Vamsam on Sun TV.

Because of her versatility and talent in acting, she received many awards in her career as an actress. In 1984, she won the Best Actress Award in Kerala State Film Awards for her performance in Aksharangal and Aalkuttathil Thaniye. In 1985, she got the Best Actress Award again for her performance in Anubandham in Kerala State Film Awards. Seema also received recognitions in Filmfare Awards such as, Best Actress Award for Aaroodam in 1983, Best Actress Award for Aksharangal and Aalkuttathil Thaniye in 1984, Best Actress Award for Anubandham in 1985 and the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.

Didi Damodaran, a popular writer, published the book, Vishudha Shanthi, Seema’s biography of life in 2011.

Indraja Tamil Actress

Indraja

Indraja is a popular artist from Tamil Nadu who has acted in number of Tamil and Telugu movies including some serials. She has acted in number of movies in other languages as well and made a great impression as a heroine as well as a character artist. Her performance as a strong woman in various television serials has given her a number of fans and a huge following. Indraja’s original name is Rajathi. She was interested in the stage programs from school days. She learned singing and dancing, which gave her a great start when she entered into the Movie Industry. Her movies ran successfully and directors wanted to have her in their films. Within a span of five years, she did good number of films and most of them went on to become hit. Indraja’s next innings in media started when she started doing television serials. She first did a small role in a serial called “Bhairavi”. After that she started acting as the lead role in the Sun TV serial “Valli”. It is the story of a village girl who is forced to leave her place because her relatives try to do bad things to her. She decides to go to town and become a successful woman. But, her journey is met with number of troubles. In this serial, Indraja has showcased her talent and her character is a favorite among many people. It is a successful serial which earned number of fans to Indraja. She is choosy in her roles, so that she can keep the goodwill that she earned with her hard work and acting skills.   Another version of this story... Indraja is a Film Actress from India. Her real name is Rajathi. She is the eldest among her two sisters. She was originally from Kerala and born in Chennai. She won several awards in singing and drama contests conducted in her school. Indraja is a Trained Classical Dancer. She has knowledge in Kuchipudi dance. She is getting ready on becoming a journalist. Indraja is also a good singer since her family is carnatic musicians.  During her early days, Indraja was not really interested in acting. But because of her parents’ interest, it was a mere coincidence to enter into films. She has acted in both big and small screens in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam films. She became popular in SV Krishna Reddy’s Yamaleela, which ran successfully for over a year. She also performed in Tamil films Thadayam and Rajavin Parvaiyile in 1995. Both films failed in becoming a hit. But some of her Malayalam films were a hit in which she did the major roles. She also performed in some TV serials like Sundarakanda, Bhairavi and Valli. Some of her films are Vaddu Bava Tappu, Hello Brother, Subhamasthu, Once More, Thadayam, Chinnabbayi, Velai, The Godman, Independence, F.I.R, Ustaad, Prathyartha, Sradha, Chronic Bachelor, War and Love, Engal Anna, Ben Johnson, and a lot more.  Indraja always expresses her views openly. She mentioned that it is essential to know what’s in a Persons mind otherwise it will be hard to continue having pleasant relationships in the film industry. She also has an extreme respect for her profession since she gained awards, name and wealth on it. Her goal is to maintain her position as an actress and continue doing good performances.      

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Urvashi

Urvashi is the stage name of Kavitha Ranjini, a producer, film actress, TV anchor and a script writer from India. She was born on 1970 at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. Her father is Chavara V. P. Nair and her mother is Vijayalakshmi. Her siblings are actress and classical dancer, Kalaranjini, Malayalam actress and comedian, Kalpana Priyadarshini, Kamal Roy and Prince who is also a Malayalam actor. Urvashi has been married twice. Her first marriage was held on October 11, 2000 with actor Manoj K. Jayan but they got separated in year 2008 because of some differences. They have been divorced in Chennai and later separated by an order from the court. Urvashi’s daughter, Tejalakshmi or better known as Kunjatta now lives with his father Manoj. Then Urvashi was married again to a Civil Engineer in November 2013. Urvashi and Shivaprasad’s marriage was held through a private ceremony in Chennai. The two later announced that Urvashi was pregnant on her second child and subsequently gave birth to a baby boy on August 8, 2014.Urvashi was known to be a famous lead actress in year 1980 to 1990 in four different languages such as Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films. She was also the producer and the script writer of the 1994 Malayalam film, Pidakkozhi Koovunna Noottandu. She was also the script writer of the film, Utsavamelam in 1992. She was awarded as Best Supporting Actress in the National Film Award for her notable performance in Sathyan Anthikkad’s 2005 film, Achuvinte Amma, a story about a mother and daughter deep-rooted relationship.  She played the lead role of the mother, Vanaja along with Meera Jasmine who played the role of the daughter, Achu. She also got the Best Supporting Actress award in the Kerala State Film Award.Urvashi have acted in over 300 Malayalam, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu films. She initiated her career at an early age in Ninaivukal Maraivathillai; however, the film was never publicized. Her second movie was Thodarum Uravu which she finished in year 1983 but the film was released in 1986. She was debuted as a film actress in the Tamil film, Munthanai Mudichchu in 1983. The movie was a success and made her the most in-demand actress in the entire languages of South India. Later, she did successful movies like Mummy and Me, Sakudumbam Shyamala, Achuvinte Amma and more, which made her the “Lady Superstar of Malayalam Film”. Her good performance in acting was highly acclaimed by her co-stars, directors and producers. She was also called as Nadip Arasi because of her good performance and charm. She was also known to be the most versatile actress in the film industry of South India.One of the earlier Malayalam films of Urvashi is the Ethirppukal in 1984. She was also starred in the 1995 award-winning film, Kazhakam by M. P. Sukumaran Nair without any compensation. She got the Best Actress award for his role in Kazhakam. In 1980, she was featured in Thalayanamanthram, Mazhavilkavadi and more. She also got the chance to be with the finest actors like Dr. Ambarish, Ramesh Aravind, Dr. Rajkumar and many more. In 2005, her Kannada film, Rama Shama Bhama became a box-office success and her role as Bhama was appreciated by the viewers and critics.Urvashi also appeared in small screens. She was the host of Sun TV’s game show, Thanga Vettai. She also hosted Rani Maharani in Surya TV and the top-rated game show, SwarnaMazhain the same channel. She was also the jury in the reality show, Vodafone Comedy Stars and Comedy Festival broadcasted on Asianet channel and Mazhavil Manorama. Urvashi acted in several TV serials and ads. She was also the celebrity jury in the reality shows, Champion which was aired on Surya TV and the Season 2 of Munch Star Singer Junior together with Sujatha and G. Venugopal.Besides being a jury and acting, Urvashi is also a television anchor of Bhagyalakshmi telecasted on Kairali TV. She has also produced, wrote and performed in various Sun TV serials. She also has her own talk shows like Take It Easy Urvashi on Raj TV, Serials on Vijay TV and a lot more which made her more successful. Urvashi was also the host of the reality game show for couples entitled, Krazy Couple under Zee Kannada channel. She also dubbed in the film, Nandanam for actress, Kala Renjini along with many actors in different films and languages. She is the sole artist who has performed several times as a hero. She was also a jury on Asianet’s, Minto Goal Comedy Stars.Urvashi usually wrote about her life experiences in the industry. She is a writer of Nana Film Weekly, Vellinakshthram and more. Her life story entitled, Hrudayakannadi was publicize in Vanitha Magazine. The adaptation of her life story was the Telugu film, Paattabhasthi. She also received various awards for her performances as an actress and as an anchor. 

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