Rathi

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Rathi
Rathi, attending the Pallakilo Pellikuturu move press meet, June 2004.jpg
Born Rathi Arumugam
(1982-09-23) September 23, 1982 (age 32)[1]
Bangalore, Karnataka, India[1]
Occupation Actress
Years active 2002–2010

Rathi (born 23 September 1982) is an Indian film actress, who appears mostly in Tamil cinema and Telugu cinema. She made her feature film debut in Suki S. Murthy's 2002 Tamil film Gummalam. Later, she went on to do critically acclaimed performances in Solla Marandha Kadhai (2002). She had also dubbed for actress Genelia for the 2003 Tamil movie Boys.

Early life[edit]

Rathi was born in Bangalore, Karnataka to Tamil people Arumugam and Bharani. She has two siblings, one elder sister and one younger brother. She was a student of dentistry at the Mathrushri Ramabai Ambedkar Dental College and Hospital in Bangalore.[2] She is a trained classical dancer and had her Arangetram.

Career[edit]

She made her acting debut in the 2002 Tamil film Gummalam. She starred opposite Cheran in Thangar Bachan's Solla Marandha Kadhai. She appeared in a couple more Tamil films, including Adi Thadi starring Sathyaraj, but none of them were commercially successful. She had also performed an item number in the Tamil film Anjaneya featuring Ajith Kumar in the lead role.[3] She then migrated to Telugu cinema and acted in six films.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2002 Gummalam Anu Tamil
Solla Marandha Kadhai Parvathi Chokkalingam Tamil Nominated- Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress
Enge Enathu Kavithai Kavitha Tamil
2003 Pallavan Meena Tamil
Anbe Un Vasam Rathi Tamil
Anjaneya Tamil Special appearance
Boys Tamil Voice artist (dubbed for actress Genelia)
2004 Pallakilo Pellikuthuru Rani Telugu
Adi Thadi Priya Tamil
Singara Chennai Bhuvana Tamil
Kerala House Udan Vilpanakku Sundari Malayalam
Boyfriend Kannada
2005 Allari Bullodu Usha Telugu
Ayodhya Telugu
Moguds Pellams Padmavathi Telugu
Sankranthi Telugu
2006 Prema Sangamam Telugu
Asadhyudu Telugu Special appearance
Kodambakkam Tamil Voice artist
2009 Duryodhanudu Telugu Telugu dub of Singara Chennai
Television
  • Bangara - (Kannada Serial)
  • Shanthi Nilayam - (Tamil Serial)
  • Chithiram Pesuthadi (Tamil serial)
  • Godha Kalyanam (Telugu)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rathi Filmography", Jointscene (2006-06-14).
  2. ^ "Screen vs. studies". The Hindu. 2003-10-06. Retrieved 2013-08-17. 
  3. ^ "Reel Talk - 'Kutty' Radhika begins innings". Web.archive.org. Retrieved 2013-08-17. 

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