You utter the name Viji Chandrasekar, people will ask “ is it the one who acted as Superstar Rajini’s sister in Thillu mullu ?, Is it the famous actress Saritha’s sister ?” Yes, Viji chandrasekar is known to all from the time the movie Thillu Mullu Click to look into! >> Read More... was released way back in 1981.

She acted in many films and acting till now, in small roles. Along the while she got married to Capt. Chandrasekhar and has two lovely daughters.

Like any other small time film actress, she entered small screen through Doordarshan in the year 1991 in a serial called Muppathu Kodi Mugangal and then on she has done more than 15 serials in Sun TV, Doordarshan, Raj, Vijay and Jaya TV. To name a few, Kudumbam Oru Kovil, Pushpanjali, Alaigal, Kolangal, Penn, Annamalai etc. She was just getting small roles in serials while she got the opportunity in the Serial Azhagi. In azhagi she has beautifully done the role of a mother, who is a multifaceted lady, managing many things at time. Simultaneously she got a role in a movie called aarohanam, where she has done the lead role as a vegetable vendor.

Acting runs in her blood which is known to Tamil people through her sister Saritha. Viji has won quite a few awards for the film Aarohanam – Tamil Nadu cinema kalai mandram - special jury award, Ajantha Fine Awards, Maha Fine Award etc.
Nalini Tamil Actress

Nalini

Nalini or Rani in real life is a South Indian actress, comedian and producer who became popular during the 80’s. She was born on June 24, 1962 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Nalini got married to Tamil film actor, Ramarajan in year 1987, but they got divorced later in the year 2000. They have twin children, namely Aruna and Arun who were born in year 1988. After her divorce with Ramarajan, she became active in doing Tamil television serials. She acted as a mother-in-law in popular serials like Idhayam and Kolangal which was aired on Sun TV. Her daughter Aruna got married to Ramesh Subramanian in 2013 while her son Arun got married to Pavithra in 2014. Rani mostly acted in Tamil and Malayalam industries and worked with stars like Mammootty, Mohan, Mohanlal and Vijayakanth. But it was her pair with Mohan who became a major hit. During the 80’s, she appeared in several Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil films including Kaviratna Kalidasa, Punnami Naagu, Agnisaram, Ranuva Veeran, Shapatha, Sangharshana, Intiguttu, Coolie, Nimishangal and more. She was also seen in many Tamil serials like Krishnadasi, Kolangal and Chinna Paapa Periya Paapa, which was aired on Sun TV. Nalini was also part of the serial, Bandham in 2006 and Idhayam in 2009. She is currently appearing in television serials like Madipakkam Madhavan on Kalaignar TV, Chinna Paapa Periya Paapa on Sun TV and currently she is seen in the Telugu serial, Amma Naa Kodala.   Another version of this story... Nalini’s entry in small screen happened in 2001 after she got her divorce from Ramarajan. Both Nalini and Ramarajan were mainstream actors in 1980’s. Nalini has acted in several movies in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam pairing with the then top heroes like Vijaykanth, Mohan, Mamooty and many others. She acted in more than 100 films and even now appears in small roles in many films. Her father vaikom Murthy was a dance choreographer. Nalini as a serial actress is a big hit and her body language both in negative roles and comedy roles are admired by all. Since 2000 she has acted in almost 17 serials (including the ones which are being telecasted now) and her first ever serial Krishnadasi, though her role was not a main role because of wide acceptance it was made one later. While in Kolangal she did the role of a cunning mother-in-law, in Madhavi she was a soft spoken lady and in Dhinam Dhinam Deepavali and Kichu Kichu Thambalam she did comic roles. She is such a good actress that she could fit well in all the type of roles she did and all were well received by the audience. She is present appearing in Madipakkam Madhavan and Chellakili. A noted critic Subbudu appreciated Nalini for her performance in serial called Krishnadasi. She has twin children, Son Arun and daughter Aruna and her daughter and son both recently got married.    

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Latha Rao

Is it that Latha Rao and her husband Rajkamal made a pact? Yes it’s interesting and also surprising to watch that lovely couple wearing the same colour dress always!! Latha Rao is born on 5 the of June in Bangalore but brought up in a small town called Bavani sagar near Sathyamangalam, Tamil nadu. Her father was a government employee and mother, a home maker. Her entry into serials is a surprise for herself. She came to Chennai for attending a function and there was a shooting happening nearby. Out of curiosity she went and was watching that and that’s when her debut into small screen happened. That was the famous “Metti Oli” serial’s shooting and because of her good looks she was offered a small role in that serial. Following that she acted in more than 30 serials in Tamil, telugu, Malayalam and kannada. She has been doing many negative roles and in one such serial called “Rekkai Kattiya Manasu” she and her husband fell in love and got married ( though they acted together before that in a serial called “Appa”). They have two beautiful daughters Lara and Raga. She also acted in “Maruthani, Rajakumari, Thirumathi Selvam, Nilavai pidippom, Meenakshi, iruvar ullam, kurinji malar. She did a negative role with name Malasri in a serial called Manaivi. She became so engrossed in the character that it took days for her to come out of the impact of the negative role after the serial ended. She took a break when her children were born and then she entered the small screen through the serial “Kalyanam”. She started anchoring lots of celebrity shows like movie music release and also acting in advertisements. She says her husband is her pillar of strength and he always encourages her as he also is in the same industry and so could understand her difficulties. They both as couples have participated in dance shows like Jodi number one – both seasons and Masthana masthana. Her interests are cooking, reading books and listening to music. Above all she is a very committed mother and knows to beautifully balance her personal and professional life. She believes that TV serials best suits a married lady when compared to movies and is happily looking forward for more opportunities in Television.

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Latha Rao Tamil Actress