Sudha is a well known Telugu cum Tamil mother role artist. She is popular in Tamil industry for her role in Duet with Prabhu and
. Sudha usually performed in character roles, when she was young. She has acted as the sister for almost all the top heroes and also has acted as their mother after few years. Sudha was seen in the film
as the sister of Rajini and Prabhu. Later she acted as Prabhu’s stepmother in the movie Duet, directed by Balachander. From the late 80's till now, Sudha has performed many roles that expose her acting talent. She has also acted as a mother goddess in Raghavendra Mahatmyam.
Whatever character she undertakes, Sudha holds on to that role tightly and lives as the character in a natural way. She has done hundreds of movies as the mother of the Heroes and Heroines, and her role is always appreciated. She is very choosy in her roles and always looks at the importance of her role. In Kanden Kadhalai, she did the mother role for the heroine Tamannaah, and that role got a good response too. Her debut movie in Telugu was
in 1991. Ishtam, Manmadhudu, Allari, Nuvve Nuvve, Naga, Dil, Janaki Weds Sriram, TheeradhaVilayattu Pillai and
Oka Laila Kosam
are her popular movies.