Adoor Bhavani

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Adoor Bhavani
Adoor Bhavani.jpg
Born 1927
Died 25 October 2009
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress
Known for Janardhanan Pilla
Children Rajeev
Parents K Raman Pilla, Kunjukunjamma

Adoor Bhavani (1927 – 25 October 2009) was an Indian actress in Malayalam movies, best known for her appearance in the National Award-winning film Chemmeen (1965), directed by Ramu Kariat. She had acted in about 450 films, including Mudiyanaya Puthran, Thulabharam, Kallichellamma, and Anubhavangal Paalichakal.[1] Her last film was K. Madhu directed Sethurama Iyer CBI. She was also a stage actress and was associated with popular theatre group KPAC.[2]

Bhavani was born in Adoor in Travancore.[3] Her sister, Adoor Pankajam, was also a Malayalam film actress. Adoor Bhavani died on 25 October 2009.[4]

Awards and Recognitions[edit]

In 1969 Bhavani won the Kerala state film award for the second best actress for the film Kallichellamma. She was awarded the Chalachithra Saparya Lifetime Achievement award by Mathrubhumi-Medimix in 2002.[5][6] In 2008, Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy honoured Bhavani and Pankajam for their overall contributions to theatre and drama.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Director Cast
2004 Sethuramayar CBI Mary
2000 Kannadikadavathu
2000 Mark Antony
1998 Gloria Fernandez From USA
1998 Meenathil Thalikettu Kaimal's grandmother
1998 Oro Viliyum Kathorthu Lakshmi
1997 Gajarajamanthram Hostel Warden
1996 Kadhapurushan Midwife
1996 Hitler
1995 Aniyan Bava Chettan Bava
1995 Thovalapookkal
1995 Thirumanassu Ammini
1995 Vridanmare Sookshikkuka Pankajavalli
1995 Thumbolikadappuram
1995 Minnaminuginum Minukettu
1995 Punnaram
1995 Oru Abhibashakante Case Diary Deenamma&Annamma
1994 Bhagyavan Devaki
1994 Chanakya Soothrangal Venu's Mother
1994 Vardhakyapuranam
1993 Kudumbasneham
1993 Oru Kadamkada Pole
1993 Injakadan Mathai And Sons Shanthamma
1992 Kudumba Sammedam
1992 Ardram Karithalla
1992 Sathya Prathinja
1991 Keli Paruvamma
1991 Souhridam Karthyayaniyamma
1991 Kottayam Kujachan 'Maramkeri' Mariyamma
1991 Chanchattam Yamuna's Grand Mother
1991 Akashakottayile Sulthan Pappy's Sister
1991 Nayam Vyakathamakkunnu Bhageerathi
1991 Koodikazhcha
1990 Ponnarajanam
1989 Oru Sayanathinte Swapnam Veronica
1988 Aalilakkuruvikal
1988 Janmantharam Aliyamma
1988 Oru CBI Diary Kurippu Mary
1987 Athinumappuram
1987 Achuvettante Veedu Mary
1986 Nimishnagal
1986 Nyayavidhi Kochanna
1986 Snehamulla Simham Paruvamma
1986 Oppam Oppathinoppam Karthyayani
1986 Swami Sree Narayanan Guru
1986 T P Balagopalan MA
1985 Oru Nokku Kanan Kathreena
1985 Adhyayam Onnu Muthal Naniyamma
1985 Kandu Kandarinju Chellamma
1985 Onnanam Kunnil Oradikunil
1985 Aviduthepole Ivideyum
1984 Ethirppukal
1984 Manithali Chenachi umma
1984 Muthodu Muthu
1984 Uyarangalil Johnie's Mother
1984 April 18
1983 Lekhayude Maranam: Oru Flashback
1983 Rugma Rugma's Grandmother
1982 Shari Alla Sharada
1982 Chiriyo Chiri
1982 Vidhichathum Kothichathum Santhamma
1982 Maniyan Pilla Adhava Maniyan Pilla
1981 Kadathu
1981 Palangal Ramankutty's Mother
1980 Thaliritta Kinakkal
1980 Saraswatheeyamam
1980 Aniyatha Valakkal Lakshmi
1980 Ambalavilakku
1979 Easwara Jagadheeswara
1979 Sarpam
1979 Kannukal Kalyani
1979 Sarapanjaram
1979 Peruvazhiyambalam
1979 Valeduthavan Valal
1979 Ival Oru Nadodi
1979 Pratheeksha
1979 Jeevitam Oru Gaanam Mariyamma
1979 Kayalum Kayarum
1979 Mochanam
1979 Choola
1978 Kodiyettam Santhamma's Mother
1978 Rowdy Ramu
1978 Ashtmudikayal
1978 Arum Annyaralla Devaki
1978 Kaithappu
1978 Vadakakku Oru Hridayam
1978 Inyum Puzhyozhukum
1977 Yudhakandam
1977 Sreemurugan
1977 Poojakkedukkatha Pookkal Narayanan's Mother
1976 Srishti
1976 Neelasari
1976 Yakshagaanam Rajani's Mother
1974 Nellu Pempi
1973 Swapnam
1973 Manushyaputhran
1973 Udayam Bhavaniyamma
1973 Yamini Govindan's Mother
1973 Panitheeratha Veedu
1973 Mazhakkaru
1972 Akkarapacha
1972 Chembarathi Kalyani
1972 Maya Kalyani
1972 Swayamvaram
1972 Sambhavami Yuge Yuge Kalyani
1972 Mayiladum Kunnu
1971 Puthaveedu
1971 Bobanum Moliyum
1971 Vithukal
1971 Vilakkyu Vaangiya Veena Bharathi
1970 Kurukshethram
1970 Kakkathampuratti
1970 Vivaham Swargathil
1970 Thara Saraswathy
1969 Nadi Kunjeli
1969 Kallichellamma Valliyakka
1969 Kadalpaalam Khadeeja
1968 Thulabaram
1065 Odayil Ninnu
1965 Chemmen
1963 Ninamanija Kaalpadukal
1962 Puthiya Akasam Puthiya Bhoomi Ealiyamma
1962 Bhagyajathakam
1957 Padatha Painkili Paaru
1953 Sheriyo Thetto

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