Shanthi Krishna

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Shanthi Krishna
Born Shanti Krishna
India Mumbai, India
Occupation Bharatha Natyam Dancer, actress
Years active 1980 - 1997
Spouse(s) Sreenath (1984–1995)
Mr. S. Bajore (1999-present)
Children Mithul, Mithali
Parents R. Krishnan, Sarada

Shanthi Krishna is an Indian dancer and film actress who is best known for her work in Malayalam and Tamil films of the 1980s and 1990s. She won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress in 1994.

Personal life[edit]

She was born to R. Krishan and Sharada in Mumbai.She is tamil brahmin (iyer). She completed her education in Mumbai S.I.E.S College and General Education Academy.

Shanthi Krishna was married to Malayali actor Sreenath who has acted as the lead hero in Tamil films like Rayil Payanangalil and Kal Vadiyum Pookkal[1] and numerous Malayalam movies, but divorced him in March 1995. She lost her first child when she was still married to Sreenath. Sreenath is reported to have committed suicide on April 23, 2010.[2]

Currently, she is married to S.Bajore Director of Rajiv Gandhi Group of Institutions. She also works with her husband in the business as the director of cultural activities promoting Indian dances and programmes. She has a son and a daughter. She now lives with her family in Albany, New York United States.

Career[edit]

She entered into film industry through the Malayalam movie Nidra directed by Bharathan. Her popular movies include Eenam, Visa, Mangalam Nerunnu, Ithu Njangalude Kadha, Kilukilukkam, Sagaram Shantham, Himavahini, Chillu, Savidham, Chakoram, Kauravar, Nayam Vekthamakkunnu, Pingami, Vishnulokam, Ennum Nanmakal, Pakshe etc.

She received the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in the Malayalam film Chakoram in 1994. She has also consecutively won three awards for her performance in TV serials. Later, she chose to be away from her acting career in films and tele-serials.

Awards[edit]

Kerala State Film Awards

Filmography[edit]

Malayalam[edit]

  1. Karppooradeepam (2012) ..... Sheela
  2. Kalyana Unnikal (1997) ..... Raziya
  3. Laalanam (1996)
  4. Avittam Thirunaal Aarogya Sriman (1995)(Actor Balachandra Menon) .... Hemalatha
  5. Sukrutham (1994) (Actor Mamootty) .... Durga
  6. Chakoram (1994)(Actor Murali) .... Sharadamani
  7. Ilayum Mullum (1994) .... Pavarthi (as Shanti Krisha)
  8. Kudumba Visesham (1994)(Actor Maniyanpilla Raju) .... Aswathi
  9. Pakshe (1994) (Actor Mohanlal) ..... Balachandran's Wife
  10. Pingami (1994) (Actor Devan) .... Vijay Menon's Mother
  11. Parinayam (1994)....Maathu
  12. Varanamaalyam (1994)(Actor Sidhik) ..... Vasundara
  13. Aalavattam (1993)
  14. Chenkol (1993)
  15. Johnny (1993)
  16. Mayamayooram (1993) .... Dr. Vimala
  17. Gandharvam (1993)(Actor Devan) .... Lakshmi
  18. Mahanagaram (1992) .... Geetha
  19. Aparatha (1992) .... Soumini
  20. Kauravar (1992)(Actor Murali) .... Ramani
  21. Pandu Pandoru Rajakumari (1992) ..... Devayani
  22. Savidham (1992) (Actress Sunitha Mother)
  23. Vishnulokam (1991) (Actor Mohanlal)
  24. Nayam Vekthamakkunnu (1991) .... Valsala Sukumaran
  25. Ennum Nanmakal (1991)(Actor Jayaram) .... Radha Devi
  26. Nimishangal (1986).... Anitha
  27. Maniyara (1983) ... Sabna
  28. Mangalam Nerunnu (1984)
  29. Himavahini (1983) .... Hema
  30. Sagaram Santham (1983) .... Sreedevi
  31. Omanathinkal (1983)
  32. Swapnalokam (1983)
  33. Visa (1983) ... Nalini
  34. Chillu (1982) .... Annie
  35. Idiyum Minnalum (1982)
  36. Ithu Njangalude Katha (1982)(Actor Srinath) .... Prabha
  37. Kelkatha Shabdam (1982)..... sushamma
  38. Nidhra (1981) .... Aswathy
  39. Tharattu (1981)
  40. Shalini Ente Koottukari (1980)

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