Vadivukkarasi is a Tamil actress who predominantly appears in negative roles in Tamil movies and serials. She is a veteran actress whose acting career spans over 3 decades. She is also a relative of director A.P.Nagarajan.
Vadivukkarasi made her debut in Bharathiraja’s thriller ‘ Sigappu Rojakkal’ starring Kamal Hassan. Her first movie was a blockbuster and got her into the limelight. She acted in lead roles in many movies. But her fortune was short lived on account of her dark complexion. She had to do supporting roles after more than a decade of acting in lead roles. Yet she surpassed many women in the industry in the number of movies in hand through her fabulous performances. Her negative role of an old hunchbacked lady in the movie ‘ Annamalai’ was critically acclaimed. She has done a few roles in Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam movies as well.
Vadivukkarasi’s entry to the small-screen was not an accident like many other actresses. She smelt gold in this field and got introduced at the apt period. Since the prerequisite for a heroine, that is dancing skills and glamour were missing in her, she used the TV industry to showcase her acting skills.
Vadivukkarasi’s serial list covers only the Sun TV banner. She made her way through a lot of serials that were telecast throughout the day. On an average, she would appear atleast in 3 different serials per day, both in negative and supporting roles. Her participation in ‘ Alaigal’, ‘ Thirumathi Selvam’ and ‘ Vamsam’ added fame to the serials.
Vadivukkarasi leads a simple life in Chennai with her mother, daughter and her younger sister. She totally has 350 films in her tally, in all 4 south Indian languages, of which Tamil outbeats other languages in a mammothic ratio.
DOB: 6th July
Serials acted: over 13 serials.
Movies acted: Over 350 movies in total.
Uma Riyaz Khan Tamil Actress

Uma Riyaz Khan

Uma Riyaz Khan (born Uma) is a Tamil actress who appears in supportive roles in movies. She is also a popular figure in the TV industry where she has performed in serials, dance shows and as judge in comedy shows. Uma was born to music director Kamesh and actress Kamala Kamesh as the only child. She lost her father at a young age of 9 and was brought up by her mother. She was a state level athlete in 100mt sprint and Javelin. She also is master over several dance skills including classical, salsa and other Latin American dance forms. Uma debuted in Priyadarshan’s ‘Muskurahat’ in which she played Amrish Puri’s daughter. Her first movie was very special to her. After a decade, she starred in a supportive role in Kamal Hassan’s classic ‘Anbe Sivam’. She calls the movie as her magnum opus. After no big chances in the silverscreen, she turned to acting in TV serials where she did ‘Marumagal’ in Vijay TV and ‘Muhurtham’ in Sun TV. Uma Riyaz participated in the famous dance show ‘Jodi No. 1 season 2’ of Vijay TV. She had to quit the serial after her pair Babloo was involved in a dispute with the judge STR. She also judged Vijay TV’s ‘Kalakka povathu Yaru’ which was eventually won by Siva karthikeyan. He described that she was the greatest inspiration and motivation behind his success. In 2011, she acted as a pregnant woman constable in ‘Mouna Guru’ which won her critical aclaim and a Vijay award for best supporting actress in 2012. She then starred in the 3D movie ‘Ambuli’, Karthi’s ‘Biriyani’ and in Dhanush’s ‘Mariyaan’ in good supporting roles. Uma Riyaz is married to an actor Riyaz Khan, who hails from kerela. They had described in an interview how the fell in love after years of knowing each other. They are blessed with two children. DOB: 1975 Movies acted: Muskurahat, AnbeSivam, KanavuMeipadaVendum, Mouna Guru, Ambuli, Mariyaan, Biriyani. Serials acted: Marumagal, Muhurtham.

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