Sandhya (actress)

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Kaadhal Sandhya
Born Revathy
(1986-09-27) 27 September 1986 (age 28)[1]
Kochi, Kerala, India
Occupation Actress
Parents Ajith, Maya

Revathy (born 27 September 1988), known by her stage name Kaadhal Sandhya, is an Indian film actress who acts primarily in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada films.[1] She made her debut as an actress in the 2004 Tamil film Kaadhal (2004), her performance in which earned her a Filmfare Award and Tamil Nadu State Film Award. She is the grand daughter of kirubanandha variyar.

Personal life[edit]

She is born as Revathy to a Chennai settled Malayali family. Her father Ajith is an employee of IOB and mother Maya, is a Beautician. She has an elder brother, Rahul.[2] She had per primary education from Vidyodaya Girls Higher Secondary School, Chennai.[2]

Career[edit]

Sandhya was studying when she starred in the critically acclaimed Tamil love story Kaadhal. Initially, this role was offered to actress Gopika, however, due to date problems, this role went on to Sandhya. However, due to her rising fame, especially after the blockbuster film Dishyum, her second Tamil film, she had to discontinue her studies before even passing her 10th class.

After Kaadhal, for which she won the Filmfare Best Tamil Actress Award of 2004, she took up a Malayalam film titled Alice in Wonderland which she played as the sister of actor Jayaram. Then came the musical romance Dishyum with Jeeva. She was also a part of Mani Ratnam's stage show, Netru, Indru, Naalai and many other stage shows. In her third Tamil film, Vallavan, she had only a small role, and the film had only modest box office success. She also acted in Koodal Nagar with Bharath. She debuted in playback singing for her Tamil film Manjal Veiyil.[3] In 2010, she bagged a role opposite Vishnuvardhan in the Kannada film Aptharakshaka directed by P. Vasu, her role was very much appreciated by the critics and gave her a very good recognition. The film went on to become a mega hit that run for 35 continuous weeks in the theatres.

She was approached for the voice-over for Shriya Saran's character in Sivaji, however, S. Shankar later preferred actress Kanika Subramaniam's voice.

She has signed Tarun Gopi's forthcoming film Soodhaatam,[4] Second Innings[5] and Long Sight.[6]She has done many dance programmes on different stages.She learnt music in her childhood.She has judged popular reality shows like COMEDY STARS,LITTLE STARS both on Asianet.She has participated in many game shows also.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2004 Kaadhal Aishwarya Rajendran Tamil Tamil Nadu State Film Special Award for Best Actress
2005 Alice in Wonderland Alice Malayalam
2006 Dishyum Cinthya Jayachandran Tamil
2006 Prajapathi Malu Malayalam
2006 Vallavan Suchitra Tamil
2006 Annavaram Varalakshmi (Varam) Telugu Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress - Telugu
2007 Koodal Nagar Thamizhselvi Tamil
2007 Kannamoochi Yenada Devasena Arumugam Tamil
2008 Cycle Meenkashi Kaushtubhan Malayalam
2008 Thoondil Anjali Sriram Tamil
2008 Velli Thirai Herself Tamil Cameo appearance
2008 Mahesh, Saranya Matrum Palar Saranya Tamil
2009 Nanda Kavya Kannada
2009 Manjal Veiyil Gayathri Tamil Also sang a song in this movie
2009 Odipolaama Anjali Tamil
2010 Aptharakshaka Gowri Kannada
2010 Irumbukkottai Murattu Singam Thumbi Tamil
2010 Haasini Haasini Telugu
2010 College Days Anu Malayalam
2010 Sahasram Supriya,
Sridevi
Malayalam
2011 Traffic Adithi Malayalam
2011 Three Kings Manju Malayalam
2012 Masters Nia Ponnoose Malayalam
2012 Veendum Kannur Radhika Malayalam
2012 Padmasree Bharat Dr. Saroj Kumar Actress Malayalam Special appearance
2012 The Hit List Vikram's wife Malayalam
2013 Benki Birugali Sandhya Kannada
2013 Paisa Paisa Kumudam Malayalam
2013 Ya Ya Kanaka Tamil
2013 For Sale Diana Malayalam
2014 My Dear Mummy Sandra Malayalam
2014 Soodhattam Tamil Filming
2014 Kaththukkutti Tamil Filming
2014 Puzhayum Kannadiyum Malayalam Filming
2014 Long Sight Malayalam Filming
2014 Paris Payyans Malayalam Filming
2014 Second Innings Malayalam Filming
2014 Avarude Veedu Malayalam Filming
2014 Thunai Mudhalvar Tamil Filming

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Raghavan, Nikhil (25 December 2009). "Merry days are here". The Hindu (Chennai, India). Retrieved 21 December 2011. 
  2. ^ a b http://www.mathrubhumi.com/movies/interview/9074/
  3. ^ http://malayalam.cinesouth.com/english/masala/hotnews/new/14032007-3.shtml
  4. ^ Raghavan, Nikhil (7 October 2013). "Shotcuts: Gaining experience". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 
  5. ^ George, Vijay (11 April 2013). "Turning a new leaf". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 
  6. ^ http://www.nowrunning.com/malayalam/maqbool-salman-and-kathal-sandhya-in-long-sight/74062/story.htm

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