Sukumari is one among the noted actresses in the Tamil cine field. Sukumari was born in Nagercoil and was brought up in Chennai. She debuted in the Tamil cinema through movie Or Iravu written by Anna Durai. During her lifetime, she has done more than two thousand movies in various languages. She did role in the movie Sattaikari released in 1974. In Tamil, Manorama’s Chennai lingo got popular. Same way, Sukumari’s English mixed Malayalam made her known. Manorama did the role of an woman who turns romantic. Following trail, Sukumari did movie Poochakoru Mookkutthi and turned famous.
She wore dark spectacles for the movie and won the hearts of the masses. Once upon a time, if it is to be a Malayalam movie, Sukumari does the mother role. When starting from the house in the morning, she used to take four saris and four cloths and a lungi. She wore the attire and did the role of a mother. Also, Sukumari did not demand a huge salary. In 2013, when she was doing pooja her sari caught fire and she sustained injuries. She was admitted in the hospital and she died after several days of battling for life. But, Sukumari remains in the hearts of masses as a good actress.