Archana (actress)

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Archana
Occupation Actress and dancer
Years active 1982 - present
Awards National Film Award

Archana is an Indian film actress and accomplished Kuchipudi and Kathak dancer, known for her works in the South Indian film industry.[1][2] She has won the National Film Award for Best Actress, twice for her work in Veedu in Tamil and Daasi in Telugu.

Early life and career[edit]

She is a graduate in acting from the Tamil Nadu Institute of Film Technology.[citation needed]

She then acted in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam language films, under directors such as B. Narsing Rao, Balu Mahendra, P. N. Menon, Shankar Nag and Vamsi.[3]

Awards and honors[edit]

Filmfare Awards South
National Film Awards
Nandi Awards
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

Filmography[edit]

Tamil[edit]

Malayalam[edit]

  • Thammil Thammil (Malayalam 1985) with Mammootty
  • Malamukalile Daivam (1986)
  • Piravi (Malayalam, 1989) as Chakyar's daughter
  • Onnaam Muhoortham (1991) ....
  • Yamanam (Malayalam, 1992) as Ambili
  • Sammohanam (Malayalam, 1994) as Pennu
  • Madaamma (1996)
  • Nakshathrakannulla Raajakumaaran Avanundoru Raajakumaari (2002)
  • Parinaamam (2004)
  • AKG (2007)
  • Vellaripraavinte Changaathi (2011)
  • Ordinary (2012)
  • Simhaasanam (2012)

Telugu[edit]

Kannada[edit]

Bengali[edit]

Hindi[edit]

English[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Waiting for good roles: Archana". The Hindu. 4 May 2007. Retrieved 8 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Star Talk - Archana". IndiaGlitz. 22 August 2007. Retrieved 8 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "35th National Film Awards" (PDF). iffi.nic.in. Directorate of Film Festivals. p. 29. Retrieved 7 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Rajini, Kamal win best actor awards". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 29 September 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-28. 

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