Mallika (actress)

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For the Bollywood actress, see Mallika Sherawat.
Mallika
Born Reeja Johnson
Thrissur, Kerala
Occupation Film actress
Years active 2002–present

Reeja Venugopal,[1][2] better known by her stage name Mallika, is an Indian actress, who has mainly appeared in Tamil feature films.

Career[edit]

After debuting in the Malayalam film Nizhalkuthu (2002),[3] she played a significant role in Cheran's Autograph, following which she essayed supporting roles in several Tamil films. She later went on to play in a tele-serial called Anjali. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Autograph.[4] In 2012, she won a Special Mention from the Jury at the 59th National Film Awards for her performance in the film, Byari, the first ever feature film made in Beary language.

Personal life[edit]

Mallika is born to Johnson and Reetha at Thrissur, Kerala.[5] She has two sisters. Elder sister Roshni is married and settled in Italy. Younger sister Rinku is[6] in school.

Awards[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2002 Nizhalkuthu Mallika Malayalam
2004 Autograph Kamala Tamil Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Tamil
2004 Mahanadigan Tamil
2004 Naa Autograph Vimala Telugu
2004 Nerkku Nere Malayalam
2005 Thirupaachi Karpagam Tamil
2005 Kundakka Mandakka Kavitha Tamil
2006 Thirupathi Tamil
2006 Unakkum Enakkum Valli Tamil
2008 Thotta Gauri Tamil
2010 Ammanilavu Malayalam
2011 Priyappetta Nattukare Ambily Malayalam
2010 Snehaveedu Shanthi Malayalam
2010 Indian Rupee Saji Malayalam
2010 Byari Nadira Beary National Film Award – Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film)
2012 No. 66 Madhura Bus Bhavayami Malayalam
2012 Mr. Marumakan Ashok's Sister Malayalam
2012 Ozhimuri Meeenakshi Pillai Malayalam Nominated—SIIMA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
2012 Puthiya Theerangal Pushppa Malayalam
2013 Chennaiyil Oru Naal Satyamoorthi's wife Tamil
2013 Ginger Devika Malayalam
2013 Kathaveedu Jameela Malayalam
2013 Call Me… Malayalam Filming
2013 Kadha Marukayanu Malayalam Announced [8]
Television
  • Anjali (Sun TV) as Anjali
  • Thiruvilaiyadal (Sun TV) as Gunavathy

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