Sangita

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Sangita
Poove-Unakkaga-Sangeetha-New-3.jpg
Actress Sangeetha at Tamil Lyricist Piraisudan's daughter wedding reception in 2013
Born Sangita
Occupation Actress
Years active 1978–2003
2014–present
Spouse(s) Saravanan (m.2003-present)
Children Sai Tejaswini
Parent(s) Madhavan Nair, Padma

Sangita is an Indian actress, who has worked in Tamil and Malayalam film industries, predominantly in the 1990s.[1] The actress is best known for her role of Nirmala Mary in actor Vijay's breakthrough film Poove Unakkaga (1996).[2] She started her career as a child artiste in the movie Snehikkan Oru Pennu, a Malayalam movie released in 1978. Her debut film as a child artist in Tamil was En Rathathin Rathame, which is the Tamil remake of Hindi movie Mr. India. The first film she acted as a heroine was Ellame En Rasathan in 1995.

Personal life[edit]

She is born as the youngest among four children, to Malayali parents, settled at Chennai. Her father, Madhavan Nair is from Kottakkal, Malappuram and mother, Padma is from Kuzhalmannam, Palakkad. Her father migrated to Chennai for fruit business and the family settled there. She had her primary education from Sri Gujarati Vid Matriculation School, Chennai.[3] She has two sisters, Mallika and Raji and a brother, Nitheesh.[4]

She married cinematographer Saravanan in 2003 and retired from acting after marriage. She assisted her husband when he directed his first film, Silambattam starring Silambarasan, Sana Khan and Sneha.[5][6] They have a daughter, Sai Tejaswithi.

Awards[edit]

Partial filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Language Notes
1978 Snehikkan Oru Pennu Malayalam Child Artiste
1983 Manju Malayalam
1986 Vartha Malayalam
1986 Ennennum Kannettante Malayalam
1987 Nee Allenkil Njan Malayalam
1990 Vazhndhu Kattuvom Tamil
1991 Idhaya Vaasal Tamil
Kadinjool Kalyanam Malayalam
Neelagiri Malayalam
1992 Naadody Sindhu Malayalam
Chinna Pasanga Naanga Tamil
Devar Veettu Ponnu Tamil
Samundi Lakshmi Tamil
Vasantha Malargal Tamil
1993 Arthana Malayalam
1994 Mahanadi Adult Kaveri Tamil
Captain Tamil
En Rajangam Tamil
Sarigamapadani Tamil
Raja Pandi Tamil
Pudhusa Pootha Rosa Tamil
1995 Aniyan Bava Chetan Bava Malu Malayalam
Ellame En Rasathan Raani Tamil
Seethanam Dhanalakshmi Tamil
Swapnam Malayalam
Aksharam Malayalam
Simhavalan Menon Urmila Malayalam
1996 Poove Unakkaga Nirmala Mary Tamil
Pudhiya Parashakhi Tamil
Priyam Tamil
Vetri Vinayagar Tamil
Namma Ooru Raasa Tamil
Alexander Priya Tamil
Kaalam Maari Pochu Indra Tamil
1997 Vallal Chella Kili Tamil
Pongalo Pongal Chitra Tamil
Ganga Gowri Gowri Tamil
1998 Kattathoru Penpoovu Mary Malayalam
Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala Shyamala Malayalam Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress
Most Popular Role
Rathna Chinthamani Tamil
Manthrikumaran Aswathy Malayalam
Yaare Neenu Cheluve Kamali Kannada
1999 Vazhunnor Rabeka Malayalam
Poo Maname Vaa Tamil
Pallavur Devanarayanan Vasundhara Malayalam
Crime File Amala Malayalam
Jayam Tamil
Saaphalyam --- Malayalam
2000 Kann Thirandhu Paramma Tamil
Yare Nee Abhimani Kannada
2002 Kanal Kireedam --- Malayalam
2003 Mary Albert Tamil
2014 Nagaravaridhi Naduvil Njan Sunitha Malayalam

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