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. 

Seema Tamil Actress

Seema

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.

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Aishwarya Bhaskaran

Aishwarya Bhaskaran or Shanta Meena Bhaskar in real life is a South Indian actress who has performed in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films. She was born in the year 1971 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. She is the daughter of the famous Indian personalities, Lakshmi, and K Bhaskaran. Aishwarya has a step sister at her mother's side. She was married to Tanveer but eventually, they got divorced. However, they have been blessed with a daughter named Anaina. Aishwarya is also the maternal granddaughter of Indian film producer and director, Yaragudipati Varada Rao or Y. V. Rao. Apart from her career, she is also involved in a computer business. She debuted in the film, Nyaayangal Jeykattum directed by her mother and step father, Sivachandran. Her first film 'Oliyampukal' was released in 1990. She has also acted in the Telugu films, Prema Jhindabad, and Seetapathi Chalo Tirupati. In the year 1991, she played as Rani in 'Mamagaru' and in the same year, she also acted in 'Thaiyalkaran'. In 1992, she played the lead role of Meera, a college girl who was about to have a baby, in the Tamil romance film, 'Meera'. In 1993, she played two personalities of Anju Nambiar and Manju Nambiar in the Malayalam romantic comedy film, 'Butterflies' and she played the role of Vidya P. Bhalla in 'Gardish', a Hindi film under the direction of Priyadarshan. Aishwarya was also spotted in the movies, Jackpot, Suyamvaram, Narashimham, Dada Sahib, Praja, Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi, The King Maker Leader, Naani, Aaru, Thanthra, Notebook, Sri Mahalakshmi, Sabari, Sringaram: Dance of Love, Pazhani, Buridi, Manushya Mrugam, Madirasi, Maad Dad, Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalia, For Sale and this year, she was seen in Un Samayal Arayil. She has also done some popular daily soaps. She played as Lalitha Bai in the famous Malayalam drama soap, Paarijatham, which telecasted on Asianet, which completed over 500 episodes. She was awarded the Best actress in a negative role for this series. She was also in Mama Mapillai from 2010 up to the present and in the Tamil drama serial, Thendral on Sun TV. This serial is currently running up to this time. Aishwarya is one of the most reputable and renowned artists in the film and television industry. She is also looking forward to directing films. In spite of her mother, Lakshmi did not allow her to do films; she was very dedicated towards pursuing her acting dream. Her mother's advice to her is to study abroad, get married and enjoy life ahead thence. The thing which sparked an actress within her was a day when her stepdad was auditioning for a girl who could act and speak in Kannada, and Aishwarya was witnessing everything from her bedroom to the screen test of many girls who auditioned. She got irritated at a girl who was trying to learn few lines in the Kannada language. She came out of her bedroom and asked if the girl could even say those lines properly. And then she was asked by her stepdad if she could say those lines to which she agreed. From that moment onwards, her stepdad recognized the acting talent within her and decided to let her enter the industry, even though her mother Lakshmi was not in favor of their decision. However, Aishwarya never regrets being in the industry. Another Version Of This Bio: She is a south Indian actress who has played various roles in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam movies. Her mother is a well – known actress Lakshmi. Her debut film was Nyaayangal Jeykattum, which was produced by her stepfather Sivachandran and mother Laxmi. She started off through the Telugu films Prema Jhindabad and Seetapathi Chalo Tirupati in 1990. She played the role of Rani in Mamagaru in 1991 which was another Telugu film. She has played significant roles in a number of Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films till date. She has even done a double role in one of her films. She occasionally works with a computer firm along with her acting career. She is currently playing the role of Lalitha Bhai in the Malayalam TV show Paarijatham. Lakshmi and K Bhaskaran gave her the name Shanta Meena Bhaskar. She also has a stepsister; her stepfather’s daughter. She got married and divorced later. Tanveer her ex-husband and they have a daughter Anaina. Another Version Of This Bio:  Aishwarya was born in Chennai, Tamilnadu and is a very popular actress in the Tamil film industry. She is the daughter of famous actress namely Lakshmi. She is a very expressive actress that she does only performance based characters. She has a great passion for movies, and her screen presence is just awesome. She has done many supporting roles, and she has a huge fan base for her. She is an actress of South Indian film industries like Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam. 'Nyaayangal Jeykattum' was her debut movie as an actress, and she played her role perfectly. Her acting thus was recognized, and she got many offers in acting later. 4 The People is a Malayalam serial in which she is currently acting. She has acted in many movies in the three South Indian film industry and has grabbed a lot of following. She has a good appeal with her acting and screen presence. She has acted in more than forty movies. Her performance in acting is the most remarkable thing of her. She has a clean image as an actress that she tend to get a lot of chances in acting. The best part is that she is acting in many series till date and all are quite popular ones. She has acted in six Tamil series namely Anandham in the year 2003, Muhurtham in the year 2006, Raja Rajeswari in the year 2006, Thendral in the year 2012, Mama Mapillai, which is currently getting ahead. She has acted in five Malayalam series namely Kavyaanjalai in the year 2004, Kadamattathu Kathanaar in the year 2004, Swami Ayyappan in the year 2010, Paarijatham in the year 2012, and 4 The People is a currently ongoing serial that was started in 2015. Her acting in Abhiyum Naanum and Panchathantiram was highly appreciated by the critics. She is undoubtedly an actress of choice for doing the supporting roles in movies.

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