Sukumari

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Sukumari
Sukumari at kollam.JPG
Padmashri Sukumari
Born (1940-10-06)6 October 1940
Nagercoil,[1] Travancore, Kingdom of travancore
Died 26 March 2013(2013-03-26) (aged 72)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Actress
Years active 1950–2013
Religion Hindu
Spouse(s) A. Bhimsingh (1959–1978)
Children Dr. Suresh Bhimsingh
Parents Madhavan Nair, Sathyabhama Amma
Awards Kerala State Best Supporting Actress
1974: Various films
1978: Various films
1985: Arappatta Kettiya Gramathil
Website
sukumari.com

Sukumari (6 October 1940[2] – 26 March 2013) was an Indian film actress best known for her work in Malayalam and Tamil films.

She has been acting since the age of 10[3] in various roles. The total number of her films is presumed to be more than 2,500. In 2003, she was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India for her contributions towards the arts. And she won the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Namma Gramam (2010).[4]

Sukumari died on 26 March 2013 following a heart attack while being under treatment from burn injuries received while lighting the pooja lamp at her residence in Chennai.[5]

Career[edit]

She was born in Nagercoil to Madhavan Nair and Sathyabhama Amma. She left them early in life to study dance with her aunt Saraswathi Amma in Chennai, alongside her first cousins the Travancore Sisters, Lalitha, Padmini and Ragini (their mothers were sisters). She learned dance with the sisters and mastered dance forms like Keralanadanam, Kathakali and Bharathanatyam.[6] She went for an all-India tour with the sisters. Sukumari was noticed by a director when she went to the sets of a film with Padmini, and she debuted in the lead role in the Tamil film Or iravu.[6] She acted in various Malayalam films of the black and white age, like Udhyogastha by P. Venu, Chettathi, Kusruthikkuttan, Kunjali Marakkar, Thacholi Othenan, Yakshi and Karinizhal. She later became popular after starring in various films of Priyadarshan like Poochakkoru Mookkuthi, Oodarathuammava Aalariyam, Boeing Boeing and Vandanam. She was also noticed in various films directed by Balachandra Menon like Manicheppu Thurannappol and Karyam Nissaram.[6] In later years she played a major role in Nizhalkuthu (2002) directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan.[7] She played many notable mother roles. She acted in films in Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Simhala, Oriya and Bengali and used her own voice in all languages without using dubbing artists. She acted in many dramas also. She starred in television serials in Malayalam and Tamil like Swapnam, Thulabharam, Swamiye Saranamayyappa, Akkare Ikkare,Daivathinu Swantham Devootty, Vandanam,Mayamma, Sreeguruvaayoorappan, Malakhamar, Aakashadhoothu and Velankanni Mathavu,Megham,Manasi,Amma Thamburaatti,Amme Devi,Swarnamayooram,Avicharitham,Thalolam,Manthrakodi,Coimbatore Ammayi and she was seen in many serials of Sreekumaran Thampi etc. She has acted in some advertisements and albums also. She was a good singer also.She had conducted many concerts also. She participated in many stage shows,cultural programmes, public functions, talk shows etc. She was a judge on the popular reality show Minnum Tharam on Asianet.She has judged popular music reality show Idea Star Singer on Asianet.She has judged popular comedy reality show Comedy Festival on Mazhavil Manorama.She has judged popular reality show Amma Ammayiyamma on Kairali TV.She has judged popular cookery reality show Pachaka Rani on Kairali TV.She has acted in many short films also.The recent short film,Sheetha Kaattu was a popular one.

Personal life[edit]

Sukumari married director A. Bhimsingh in 1959. He died in 1978. The couple has a son, Suresh who has acted in films like Amme Narayana, Yuvajanotsavam,Cheppu etc. and professionally a doctor.[8] Malayalam actors Ambika Sukumaran, Vineeth, Shobana and Krishna are her relatives.

Death[edit]

On 26 March 2013, Sukumari died from a cardiac arrest at a hospital in Chennai where she was receiving treatments for burns she had sustained while lighting a traditional lamp at her residence in February.[5][9][10][11]

Response[edit]

Following her death, several South Indian personalities offered their condolences. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, who has co-starred with Sukumari, said in a condolence message that Sukumari had left a unique imprint on South Indian cinema and theatre with her talents. Kerala's Chief Minister, Oommen Chandy called Sukumari a "phenomenon in Malayalam cinema." Actor and Minister for cinema K.B. Ganesh Kumar said actors in Malayalam film industry had lost "the loving presence of a mother in the sets." Leader of the Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan called Sukumari’s death a "huge loss for Indian cinema." Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee president Ramesh Chennithala said Sukumari would be remembered for "the diversity of characters that she gave life to." Communist Party of India State secretary Pannian Ravindran said Sukumari was "an unforgettable acting genius." Union Minister of State for Food and Consumer Affairs K.V. Thomas described Sukumari as an actor who conquered the film scene with her unique acting style.[12] South Indian Film Artistes Association president R. Sarathkumar remembered the actor as being an inspiration to others. Actor and renowned television producer Raadhika Sarathkumar recalled Sukumari's many dance performances.[13] Actor and president of Association of Malayalam Movie Artists Innocent said at a condolence meeting at Kochi that her death was an irreparable loss to Malayalam film industry. South Indian film star Mohanlal likened her death to the loss of "a mother, sister and a good friend." Speaker G. Karthikeyan, also expressed grief at the death of actor Sukumari.[14] Director Shaji Kailas deemed her loss an "irreparable one for the film industry."[15]

Awards(PARTIAL)[edit]

Civilian Awards
National Film Awards
Kerala State Film Awards
Filmfare Awards
Asianet Film Awards
Kerala Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress
  • 1979: Ezhu Nirangal (directed by I. V. Sasi)
  • 1982: Chiriyo Chiri
  • 1985: Arappatta Kettiya Gramathil
Other awards
  • 2007: Kala Ratnam Award of KALA Abu Dhabi
  • 2007: Prem Nazir Award
  • 2011: Bahadoor Award[17]
  • 2011: Chalachitra Pratibha by Kerala Film Critics Association[18]
  • 2002: Special honour at Gurupooja, Soorya Festival for lifetime achievement
  • Chalachithra Ratnam by Kerala Film Critics Association
  • Abhinaya Bharathi by Kalakairali, Chennai
Tamil Nadu State Awards
  • Kalaimamani Award (Given by Govt. of Tamil Nadu): 1991-1992)
  • Kalai Selvam Award (Given by Govt. of Tamil Nadu): 1990

See also "More Information regarding Sukumari" - Awards section

Partial filmography[edit]

Malayalam[edit]

2010s[edit]

Year Film Role Director
2013 Mayapuri 3D -
2013 Njaan Anaswaran
2013 Kukkiliyar -
2013 Cleopatra
2013 Sheethakattu Nun
2013 Ayaal - Suresh Unnithan
2013 3G Third Generation Manu's grandmother
2013 August Club Bhagavati Amma K. B. Venu
2013 Hotel California Rafeeq's mother
2013 Immanuel Khadeejumma Lal Jose
2013 Progress Report Bhagyalakshmi Ammal
2013 SIM Seetharama Iyer's Paatti
2013 Black Butterfly Old lady
2013 Good Idea -
2013 Proprietors: Kammath & Kammath Surekha's grandmother Thomson K Thomas
2013 Breaking News Live Madhavi Sudhir Ambalapadu
2013 Rebecca Uthup Kizhakkemala Annamma Sunderdas
2013 David & Goliath Kurisamma
2013 Oru Yathrayil - Janardhanan Segment:"Amma"
2012 Ayalum Njanum Thammil Sister Lucy Lal Jose
2012 Karmayodha Mad Maddy's mother Major Ravi
2012 Doctor Innocent aanu Noorjahan
2012 Yaadharthyam -
2012 Chattakaari Margerette K. S. Sethumadhavan
2012 Ardhanaari Priest
2012 Karpooradeepam Sheela's mother
2012 Swami Ayyappan Sound presence
2012 Lakshmi Vilasam Renuka Makan Reghuraman Renuka's grandmother
2012 Trivandrum Lodge Peggy V. K. Prakash
2012 Diamond Necklace Rajasree's grandmother Lal Jose
2012 Namma Gramam Ammini Amma
2011 Ven Shankhu Pol -
2011 Kattu Paranja Katha Rajammal
2011 Khaddama Razak's mother
2011 Ninnishtam Ennishtam 2 Kaakkathiyamma
2011 Kathayile Nayika Nandhini's mother-in-law
2011 Naale
2011 Priyappetta Nattukare Vilasini
2011 Mathru Vandhanam Saraswathi Ammal
2011 Rajavum Ammayum
2011 The Train
2011 Pakida Pakida Pandhrande
2011 Swapnamalika -
2011 Manushyamrugham
2011 Naayika Sukumari (Herself)
2011 Bangkok Summer Paatti
2011 Maharaja Talkies Vimala's aunt
2010 Kausthubham -
2010 Yughapurushan
2010 3 Char Sau Bees Selvan's grandmother
2010 Four Friends Amir's grandmother
2010 Thoovalkattu Sundaran's mother
2010 Best Actor Mother Superior

2000s[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2009 Loudspeaker Head Nurse
2009 Red Chillies Mani Varghese's wife
2009 Bharya Swantham Suhruthu Mother Superior
2009 Doctor Patient
2009 Love In Singapore Diana's aunt
2009 Kana Kanmani Maya's grandmother
2009 Seetha Kalyanam Abhirami's mother
2009 Evidam Swargamanu Rahelamma
2009 Utharaswayamvaram Uthara's grandmother
2009 Kerala Cafe Narayani Segment:"Island Express"
2008 De Ingottu Nokkiye Ammu
2008 Mulla Akka
2008 Twenty:20 Leelamma
2008 Kurukshetra Fussy's mother
2008 Oru Pennum Randaanum The narrator Segment:"Pankiyamma"
2008 Pakal Nakshathrangal
2008 Mizhikal Sakshi Kooniamma/Nabisa
2008 Pachamarathanalil Nun
2007 Nasrani Annamma
2007 Raakilipattu History professor + Hostel warden
2007 Paranju Theeratha Visheshangal Rajeevan's mother
2007 Kangaroo Josekutty's mother
2007 Payum Puli Mallika's grandmother
2007 Nanma Paatti
2006 Chakkara Muthu
2006 Balram vs. Tharadas Alex's mother
2006 The Don Devakiyamma
2006 Classmates Sukumaran's mother
2006 Madhuchandralekha Chandramathi's grandmother
2005 Chanthupottu Radhakrishnan's grandmother
2005 Pandippada Pandi Durai's mother
2005 Ben Johnson Gouri's grandmother
2005 Kalyana Kurimanam Mukunthan's mother
2005 Pauran Minister
2005 Alice in Wonderland Bridget
2005 Achuvinte Amma Moothamma
2004 Rasikan Bhargaviyamma
2004 Vettam Tom's wife
2004 Wanted Unni's mother
2004 Vismayathumbathu Hostel warden
2004 Vellinakshatram
2004 Symphony Deenamma
2004 Koottu Balagopal's grandmother
2004 Priyam Priyamkaram
2004 Jalolsavam Pappi Amma
2003 Gaurisankaram Sankaran's aunt
2003 Manassinakkare Shanthamma
2003 Ammakilikkoodu Parvathy Ammal
2003 Mizhi Randilum Bhadra's mother
2003 Pattalam Pattabhiraman's mother
2003 C.I.D. Moosa Sahadevan's mother
2003 Kilichundan Mampazham Beeyathu
2003 Sadanandante Samayam Sadanandan's aunt
2002 Nizhalkuthu Maratakam, the executioner's wife
2002 Meesha Madhavan Madhavan's mother
2002 Kanmashi Paatti
2002 Mazhathullikkilukkam Kikkili Kochamma
2002 Snehithan Malavika's grandmother
2001 Ravanaprabhu Sakthivel Gounder's mother
2001 Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vakan Aishumma
2001 Kakkakuyil Nambeeshan's wife
2001 Rakshasa Rajav Kasi
2001 Praja Appu's mother
2001 Randam Bhavam Akhila's mother
2000 Darling Darling Padmaja's aunt
2000 Pilots Mother Superior
2000 Priyam Joshua's mother
2000 Vinayapoorvam Vidyadharan Vidyadharan's mother
2000 Varavai
2000 Valliettan Kunjikavamma

1990s[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1999 Pathram Vincent's mother
1999 Aakasha Ganga Maanikkasheri Thampuratti,Kunjikavu
1999 Chandranudikkunna Dikhil Radha's mother in law
1999 Friends Aravindan's aunt
1999 Independence Pappamma
1999 Megham
1999 Pranaya Nilaavu
1999 Saaphalyam Subhadra
1999 Pallavur Devanarayanan Seethalakshmi's peramma
1999 Prem Poojari Hema's paatti
1999 Olympiyan Anthony Adam Bella mam
1998 Amma Ammaayiyamma Visalakshi
1998 Chitrashalabham Maria
1998 Summer in Bethlahem Ravishankar's grandmother
1998 Nakshatratharattu Paatti
1998 Rakthasakshikal Sindabad Subbulaxmi Amma
1998 Meenakshi Kalyanam Janaki
1998 Oro Viliyum Kathorthu Kalyani
1998 Meenathil Thalikettu Durga
1998 Oru Maravathoor Kanavu Annie's mother
1998 Samaantharangal Aishu
1997 Chandralekha Chandra's valiyamma
1997 Rishyasringan -
1997 Anubhoothi Tomy's mother
1997 Irattakuttikalude Achan Gracy teacher
1997 Bhoopathi Maggie
1997 Snehadooth Kamalamma
1997 Oral Mathram
1997 Adukkalarahasyam Angadipaattu Jose's mother
1997 Gajaraja Manthram Ananthan's mother
1997 Kalyana Uniikal Maggy
1997 Five Star Hospital -
1997 Krishnagudiyil Oru Pranayakalathu Giri's mother
1996 Aayiram Naavulla Ananthan Ananthan's Mother
1996 Kaathil Oru Kinnaram Dakshayani
1996 Swarnakireedam Nurse
1996 Lalanam -
1996 Saamoohya Paadam Raghu's mother
1996 Harbour Sunny's appachi
1996 Yuvathurki Sidhardha's mother
1996 Aramana Veedum Anjoorekkarum Kannappan's mother
1996 Naalamkettile Nalla Thampimar Ramabhadran's mother
1995 No. 1 Snehatheeram Banglore North School Principal
1995 Mazhayethum Munpe Mariamma
1995 Agnidevan Kochammini
1995 Karma -
1995 Agrajan Jancy's mother
1995 Alancheri Thamprakkal Devaki
1995 Kalyanji Aanandji Shivagami's mother in law
1995 Manikya Chempazhukka Muthassi
1995 Mannar Mathai Speaking Gopalakrishnan's mother
1995 Nirnayam Dr. Annie's mother
1995 Sreeragam Venkiteswaran's mother
1995 Thirumanassu Nandan's mother
1995 Tom & Jerry Balagopalan's mother
1995 Saadaram Lekha's mother
1995 Highway Meera's guardian
1995 Achan Kombathu Amma Varambathu Neighbour
1995 Simhavalan Menon Drama Artist
1994 Gandeevam Vijayan's mother
1994 Bhaarya Hari's mother
1994 Kashmeeram Maria Singh
1994 Thenmavin Kombath Ginjimood Gandhari
1994 Parinayam Kunjikavu
1994 Pakshe Balachandran's mother
1994 Pidakkozhi Koovunna Noottandu Amalu
1994 Chief Minister KR Gowthami Bhanumathi
1994 Avan Ananthapadmanabhan
1994 Varaphalam Drama Artist
1994 Paavam IA Ivachan Ivachan's mother
1994 Sukham Sukhakaram Parvathy
1993 Golanthara Vartha Meenakshi Amma
1993 Aayirappara Mariya
1993 Aagneyam Bhageerathi
1993 Injakkadan Mathai & Sons Female head of the Chungathara family
1993 Maya Mayooram Lakshmikutty
1993 Journalist -
1993 O' Faby House owner
1993 Butterflies Sreedevi
1993 Sthreedhanam Vidya's mother
1993 Kabooliwala Amminiyamma
1993 Midhunam Swamini Amma
1993 Addeham Enna Iddeham Margaret
1993 Samagamam
1993 Ghoshayathra Ibichu
1993 Arthana Priya's mother
1993 Vairam
1993 Varam Nileena's aunt
1993 Aalavattam -
1993 Saakshaal Sreeman Chaathunni Unni's mother
1993 City Police
1993 Gandharvam Lady's Club Member
1992 Johnnie Walker Mridula's mother
1992 Welcome to Kodaikanal Elizabeth Samuel
1992 Adharam Naniyamma
1992 Ellarum Chollanu -
1992 Makkal Mahatmyam Subhadramma
1992 Grihapravesam Kannan's mother
1992 Kamaladalam Dance teacher
1992 First Bell Yamuna's mother
1992 Yodha Sumathi
1992 Kingini
1992 Kaazhchakkppuram Narayani
1992 Kallan Kappail Thanne Subhamma
1992 My Dear Muthachan Parthasarathi's mother
1992 Soorya Gayathri Paatti
1992 Thiruthalvaadi Doctor
1992 Aparatha Prabha's mother
1992 Aardhram
1992 Mr & Mrs -
1992 Ponnaram Thottathe Rajavu Madhavan Nair's wife
1992 Australia
1992 Sabarimalayil Thanka Sooryodayam
1991 Anaswaram Peter's wife
1991 Advaitham Naniyamma
1991 Kilukkam Doctor
1991 Georgekutty C/O Georgekutty Georgekutty's mother
1991 Keli Narayanankutty's grandmother
1991 Kakka Thollayiram Balakrishnan's mother
1991 Sundhari Kakka -
1991 Thudarkadha Jaanuvamma
1991 Vishnulokam -
1991 Chakravarthi Unni's mother
1991 Ennum Nanmakal Radha Devi's mother
1991 Nettippattam Mamma
1991 Kadalora Kattu Vijayan's mother
1991 Ulladakkam Mental patient
1991 Uncle Bun Sister 2
1991 Kizhakkunarum Pakshi Nimmy's mother
1990 Ee Thanutha Veluppan Kalathu Stella
1990 Kuttettan Vishnu's mother
1990 Iyer the Great Soorya's mother
1990 Anantha Vruthantham Mercey
1990 Kalikkalam Jamal's mother
1990 Midhya Ammalu
1990 Abhimanyu Kalyani
1990 Akkare Akkare Akkare House owner
1990 Arhatha Devamma
1990 Ee Kannikoodi Annamma
1990 Gajakesariyogam Saroja Nair
1990 His Highness Abdullah Janaki Varma
1990 Thoovalsparsham Ananda Padmanabhan's mother
1990 Kuruppinte Kanakku Pustakom Subhadra
1990 Minda Poochakku Kalyanam Sarasamma
1990 Nagarangalil Chennu Raparkam Kunjulakshmi
1990 Sasneham Meenakshi Ammal
1990 Thalayanamanthram Sulochana Thankappan
1990 Varthamana Kalam Mrs. Menon
1990 Rajavazhcha Mini's mother
1990 Aye Auto Meenakshi's grandmother
1990 Shubhayathra Hostel warden
1990 Nanma Niranjavan Srinivasan Peter's mother
1990 Lal Salam -
1990 Kadathanadan Ambadi Unnicharu
1990 Maanmizhiyaal -

1980s[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1989 Artham Janardanan's mother
1989 Bhadrachitta
1989 Njangalude Kochu Doctor Thresiakutty
1989 Vandanam Maggie
1989 Kandathum Kettathum
1989 Adharvam Thevalli's wife
1989 Jaithra Yathra -
1989 Utharam Molly aunty
1989 Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha Kannappa Chekavar's wife
1989 Chakkikotha Chankaran Subhadra Kunjamma
1989 Dasharatham Maggie
1989 Kaalal Pada -
1989 News Sulochana
1989 Ramji Rao Speaking Gopalakrishnan's mother
1989 Ulsavapittennu Bhageerathi
1989 Swaagatham Daisy aunty
1989 Vadakkunokkiyantram Shobha's mother
1989 Varnatheru Nun
1988 Oru CBI Diary Kurippu Nun
1988 Dinarathrangal Lakshmi
1989 Vicharana Saraswathy
1989 Aparan Savithri
1988 Aranyakam Shailaja's mother
1988 Orkkapurathu Mamma
1988 Ormmayil Ennum
1988 Aryan Devan's mother
1988 Chithram Bhaskaran Nambiar's mother
1988 Oru Muthassi Katha Akkan
1988 Dhwani Thankamani
1988 Kudumbapuranam Thrikkunnathu Bhageerathiyamma
1988 Ori Vivada Vishayam -
1988 Oazham
1988 Daisy -
1988 Agnipravesham
1988 Witness
1988 Vellanakalude Nadu Pavithran's mother
1987 Manivatharile Aayiram Sivarathrikal Vinayachandran's mother
1987 Kalam Mari Katha Mari Alimma
1987 Adimakal Udamakal Janu
1987 Sreedharante Onnam Thirumurivu Bhanumathi
1987 Amrutham Gamaya Haridas' mother
1987 Irupatham Noottandu -
1987 Unnikale Oru Kadha Parayam Kunjannamma
1987 Aalippazhangal Savithri
1987 Ivide Ellavarkkum Sukham
1987 Jaalakam Devu
1987 Ayitham Puthiyamma
1987 Cheppu Ramachandran's mother (Voice only)
1987 Kottum Kuravayum
1987 Sarvakalasala Leelamma
1987 Thoovanathumbikal Jayakrishnan's mother
1987 Vilambaram Mary
1987 Onnaam Maanam Poomaanam -
1987 Vrutham Savithri
1987 Aattakadha Jamma Madam
1987 Kaanan Kothichu
1987 Varshangal Poyathariyathe
1987 Archanppookkal
1986 Ennu Nathante Nimmi
1986 Naale Njagalude Vivaham Saraswathiyamma
1986 Rareeram Soudamini
1986 Aval Kathirunnu Avanum
1986 Mazha Peyyunnu Maddalam Kottunnu MA Dhawan's mother
1986 Rakkuyilin Ragasadassil -
1986 Geetham -
1986 Abhayam Thedi
1986 Ee Kaikalil Sultan's foster mother
1986 Poovinnu Puthiya Poonthennal Doctor
1986 Veendum Club lady
1986 Aayiram Kannukal -
1986 Moonnu Masangalkku Munpu Mrs.Menon
1986 Nandi Veendum Varika Madhavi
1986 Gandhinagar 2nd Street Colony Secretary
1986 Adukkan Entheluppam Bharathi
1986 Snehamulla Simham Kamalamma
1986 Arappatta Kettiya Gramathil Devaki
1986 Ayalvasi Oru Daridravasi Subhadra Kunjamma
1986 Ennennum Kannettante Vasumathi
1986 Ente Entethu Mathram
1986 Kunjattakilikal Kamalamma
1986 Thalavattam Nurse
1986 Doore Doore Oru Koodu Koottam Teacher
1986 Ninnishtam Ennishtam Kaakkathiyamma
1986 Hello My Dear Wrong Number Nurse
1986 Onnu Muthal Poojaym Vare Nun
1986 Revathikkoru Pavakkutty Devootty
1986 Sanmanassullavarkku Samadhanam Panikkar's mother
1986 Sughamodevi Bharathi
1986 Yuvajanotsavam Leelama
1986 Amme Bhagavathi
1986 Mizhineerppoovukal Mother Superior
1986 Adiverukal Balakrishnan's mother
1986 T.P. Balagopalan M.A. Anitha's mother
1986 Koodannayum Kaattu
1986 Pratighatana
1986 Akalangalil
1985 Randum Randum Anchu
1985 Rangam
1985 Karimbinpoovinakkare -
1985 Makan Ente Makan Saraswathy
1985 Adhyayam Onnu Muthal Karthyaniyamma
1985 Boeing Boeing Dick Ammayi
1985 Parayanum Vayya Parayathirikkanum Vayya Meenakshi
1985 Aram + Aram = Kinnaram Karthyani
1985 Mutharamkunnu P.O. Bhavani
1985 Mukhyamanthri -
1985 Onnanam Kunnil Oradi Kunnil Mrs.Menon
1985 Akkare Ninnoru Maran Savithri
1985 Gaayathridevi Ente Amma Appu's friend's mother
1985 Puli Varunne Puli Bhavani
1985 Vasantha Sena Reetha
1985 Eeran Sandya Seetha
1985 Anu Bandham Malu
1985 Onningu Vannengil Subhadra
1985 Oru Nokku Kannan Vilasini
1985 Idanilangal Saramma
1985 Kandu Kandarinju Janaki
1985 Archana Aaradhana
1985 Principal Olivil Vasumathi
1985 Meenamasathile Sooryan Abubakkar's mother
1985 Ithu Nalla Thamasha Kalyaniyamma
1985 Oru Naal Innoru Naal Sukumaran's mother
1985 Vellarikkapattanam
1985 Thammil Thammil Vivek's mother
1985 Oru Kudakkeezhil Bharathi
1985 Avidathe Pole Ivideyum -
1985 Manicheppu Thurannappol -
1985 Scene No.7
1985 Shaantham Bheekaram
1985 Upaharam -
1985 Koodum Thedi
1985 Punnaram Cholli Cholli Sundari
1985 Pachavelicham
1985 Irakal
1985 Ente Kaanakkuyil Subhadra Thankachi
1985 Guruji Oru Vakku -
1985 Oduvil Kittiya Vartha
1985 Paara
1985 Kayyum Thalayum Purathidaruthu
1984 Kodathi
1984 Kudumbam Oru Swargam Bharya Oru Devatha Meenakshi
1984 Vanitha Police Sarasamma
1984 Nokkethadhoorathu Kannum Nattu Sreekumar's mother
1984 Karimbu -
1984 Odaruthammava Aalariyam Major Nair's wife
1984 Sreekrishna Parunthu Kochamma
1984 Panchavadi Palam Rahel
1984 April 18 Judge
1984 Aalkkoottathil Thaniye Cheeru
1984 Aarorumariyathe Subhadra
1984 Adiyozhukkukal Radha
1984 Anithichoppu -
1984 Appunni Malu
1984 Swantham Sarika -
1984 Arante Mulla Kochu Mulla -
1984 Ariyaatha Veethikal Kalyanikutty
1984 Athirathram Kathamma
1984 Ethirppukal
1984 Itha Innu Muthal Shankar's mother
1984 Ivide Ingane Bharathi
1984 Kaliyil Alpam Karyam Vinayan's mother
1984 Kanamarayathu Roy's mother
1984 Koottinilamkili Sarada
1984 Vellam Kunju Lakshmi
1984 Muthodu Muthu Bhavani
1984 Onnanu Nammal Dr. Rachel
1984 Sandarbham Indu's mother
1984 Swarna Gopuram -
1984 Parannu Parannu Parannu Elizabeth
1984 Poochakkoru Mookkuthi Revathi
1984 Swanthamevide Bandhamevide Indulekha's mother
1984 Thathamme Poocha Poocha Sumathy
1984 Vikatakavi
1984 Pavam Poornima Soumini
1984 Ivide Thudangunnu
1984 Unni Vanna Divasam
1984 Thirakal
1984 Ente Kalithozhan
1984 Thacholi Thankappan Ayishu
1984 Mynaakam
1984 Velicham Illatha Veedhi
1984 Vepraalam
1984 Aduthaduthu Gaurikutty
1983 Aa Rathri -
1983 Asthram Sharada
1983 Attakkalasam Mandakini
1983 Ente Katha Gowriyamma
1983 Guru Dakshina
1983 Karyam Nissaram Annie
1983 Kinaram Mary
1983 Koodevide Susan
1983 Onnu Chirikku Radha
1983 Oru Swakaryam
1983 Pin Nilavu Saraswathi
1983 Prasnam Gurutharam Dr. Mary Mathew
1983 Rugma Elizabeth's Mother
1983 Sagaram Santham Marathakam
1983 Thimingalam Bhanu
1983 Enikku Vishakkunnu
1983 Nanayam Sindhu's mother
1983 Coolie Sethu's mother
1983 Sandhyakku Virinja Poovu Jayamohan's mother
1983 Veena Poovu Savithri
1983 Theeram Thedunna Thira
1983 Kuyiline Thedi -
1983 Engane Nee Marakkum -
1983 Bandham Kousalya
1983 Varanmaare Aavashyamundu
1983 Aana -
1983 Ee Vazhi Mathram
1983 Ashtapadi
1983 Parasparam
1983 Aashrayam
1983 Aadyathe Anuraagam
1983 Enne Njaan Thedunnu
1983 Asuran
1983 Mouna Raagam Mandakini
1982 Innalenkil Nale Amalu
1982 Irattimaduram
1982 Ethiralikal Karthyayani
1982 Kaattile Paattu
1982 Anuraagakkodathi
1982 Kaliyamardhanam Johny's mother
1982 Ruby My Darling
1982 Aranjyaanam Puppy
1982 Velicham Vitharunna Penkutty
1982 Maruppacha
1982 Njaan Ekanaanu
1982 Amrutha Geetham Suresh's Mother
1982 Champalakadu -
1982 Njanonnu Parayatte Ammini
1982 Aayudham Saraswathi
1982 Oru Vilippadakale Swarna Ammaal
1982 Chillu Manu's mother
1982 Chiriyo Chiri Sukumari(Herself)
1982 Ithiri Neram Othiri Karyam Madhavi
1982 Ithu Njangalude Katha Naniyamma
1982 Padayottam Chiruthevi Thampuratti
1982 Snehapoorvam Meera Bhagi
1982 Mukhangal
1982 Kilukilukkam Anjali's mother
1982 Kazhumaram Bharathi Amma
1982 Ponnum Poovum Lakshmi
1982 Enthino Pookkunna Pookkal Puthenpurakkal Saraswathi Amma
1982 Pooviriyum Pulari Madhavi
1982 Kayam
1981 Ahimsa Bharathan's mother
1981 Sanchari
1981 Archana Teacher
1981 Hamsageetham
1981 Poochasanyaasi
1981 Dwandayudham
1981 Arayannam -
1981 Tharavu Kaalipennu
1981 Pinneyum Pookkunna Kaadu
1981 Kolilakkam Kumar's mother
1981 Swarnnappakshikal
1981 Aambalppoovu Bhavani
1981 Parankimala Appu's mother
1981 Orikkal Koodi
1981 Parvathi Lakshmi Bai
1981 Thenum Vayambum Varma's mother
1981 Asthamikkatha Pakalukal Bhavani
1981 Vayal
1981 Venal Saraswathy
1981 Swarangal Swapnangal
1981 Garjanam
1981 Veshangal
1981 Thadavara
1981 Greeshmajwala -
1981 Dwandha Yudham
1980 Vaiki Vanna Vasantham Maggie
1980 Angadi
1980 Idimuzhakkam Gouri
1980 Ambalavilakku Srimathi Rama Varma
1980 Adhikaram Bhargavi Amma
1980 Bhaktha Hanuman Anjana Devi
1980 Digvijayam College Principal
1980 Aagamanam Subhadra Menon
1980 Pappu -
1980 Ivar Mary
1980 Deepam Varma's mother
1980 Swantham Enna Padam Nadanam Sathyabhama
1980 Chandra Bimbam Rathi's mother
1980 Puzha
1980 Dooram Arike
1980 Hridayam Paadunnu
1980 Akalangalil Abhayam
1980 Ammayum Makalum
1980 Eden Thottam
1980 Naayaattu
1980 Seetha
1980 Theeram Thedunnavar
1980 Kaaval Maadam
1980 Thaliritta Kinaakkal -
1980 Pavizha Mutthu
1980 Shalini Ente Koottukari Shantha

1970s[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1979 Jeevitham Oru Gaanam Annamma
1979 Kaalam Kaathu Ninnilla
1979 Sandhyaragam Annamma
1979 Kochu Kochu Thettukal
1979 Surya Daham
1979 Ezhunirangal Teacher
1979 Thuramukham -
1979 Rakthamillatha Manushyan -
1979 Venalil Oru Mazha -
1979 Mamangam Cherukutti
1979 Anupallavi
1979 Peruvazhiyambalam Paramu Pillai's wife
1979 Allauddinum Albhutha Vilakkum Ayishaumma
1979 Kannukal Vishalam
1979 Veerabhadran
1979 Mochanam
1979 Ithaa Oru Theeram Meenakshi
1979 Simhaasanam
1979 Koumaarapraayam
1979 Raathrikal Ninakku Vendi Cheerukutti
1979 Chuvanna Chirakukal
1979 Sikharangal
1979 Ajnatha Theerangal Kalyani P Nair
1979 Vadakaveedu
1978 Arum Anyaralla Achamma
1978 Vadakakku Oru Hridayam Paramu Pillai's wife
1978 Kadathanattu Makkam -
1978 Balapareekshanam
1978 Raappadikalude Gaadha
1978 Ee Gaanam Marakkumo Mariyamma
1978 Eeta
1978 Nakshathrangale Kaaval
1978 Pichipoo
1978 Maattoly
1978 Asthamayam
1978 Randu Penkuttikal -
1977 Acharam Ammini Osaram Omana Pathmavathi
1977 Kannappanunni Ummini
1977 Abhinivesham Lady Doctor
1977 Kayamkulam Kochunni
1977 Rathimanmathan Gomathi
1977 Aanandham Paramaanandham Babu's & Shekharankutty's mother
1977 Veedu Oru Swargam
1977 Sneham
1977 Amme Anupame
1977 Sujatha Sukumari
1977 Madhuraswapnam
1977 Guruvayur Kesavan -
1977 Sangamam
1977 Soothrakkari
1977 Ammayi Amma
1977 Nirakudam
1977 Chakravarthini
1977 Aadhya Paadam
1977 Sreedevi
1977 Aaraadhana
1977 Minimol
1977 Kaduvaye Pidicha Kiduva
1977 Sankhupushpam
1977 Shaantha Oru Devatha
1977 Aparaajitha
1977 Andhardaham
1977 Hridayame Sakshi
1976 Amritavahini Sumathi
1976 Aayiram Jenmangal Leela
1976 Agni Pushpam
1976 Vazhivilakku
1976 Ajayanum Vijayanum
1976 Njaavalppazhangal
1976 Appooppan
1976 Neela Sari
1975 Chumaduthaangi
1975 Boy Friend
1975 Raagam
1975 Ullaasayaathra
1975 Mattoru Seetha
1975 Aaranyakaandam
1975 Abhimaanam
1975 Kottaaram Vilkkaanundu
1975 Nirmala
1974 Chattakkari Maggie
1974 Poonthenaruvi Kunju Mariyamma
1974 Bhoogolam Thiriyunnu Chandramathi
1974 Bhoomidevi Pushpiniyayi Bhanumathi
1974 Sethubandhanam Parvathy
1974 Nagaram Saagaram
1974 Thacholi Marumakan Chanthu
1973 Police Ariyaruthu Ruby
1973 Thekkan Kattu Shyamala Khanna
1973 Padmavyooham Maaya
1973 Chenda
1972 Theertha Yathra Sreekumarikkutty
1971 Vithukal Sharada
1971 Aabhijathyam Sreedevi
1971 Navavadhu
1971 Karinizhal
1970 Mindapennu Pankajakshi
1970 Priya
1970 Vivahitha Mary
1970 Nishaagandhi
1970 Vazhve Mayam
1970 Palunkupaathram

1960s[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1969 Danger Biscuit Muthulaxmi
1969 Anaachadanam
1968 Yakshi -
1968 Lakshaprabhu
1968 Kaliyalla Kalyaanam
1968 Manaswini
1968 Dial 2244
1968 Aparaadhini
1968 Bhagyamudra
1968 Udhyogastha
1968 Pooja
1968 Madatharuvi
1968 Ezhurathrikal
1968 Kaanatha Veshangal
1968 Viruthan Shanku Advocate's wife
1968 Anveshichu Kandethiyilla
1968 N.G.O
1967 Chithramela Segment:"Apaswarangal"
1967 Collector Malathy Madhavikutty
1967 Kottayam Kolacase
1967 Ashwamedham Gerly
1967 Khadeeja
1967 Chithramela - Segment:"Apaswarangal"
1967 Postman
1967 Nagarame Nandi Mrs. Mudailair
1967 Khadeeja
1966 Tharavattamma Velamma
1966 Kunjali Marakkar -
1966 Kusruthy Kuttan -
1966 Kalithozhan
1966 Kadamattathachan
1966 Kanaka Chilanga
1965 Chettathi Bharathi
1965 Sarppakkadu Nagaprabha's sister
1965 Kuppivala -
1965 Rajamalli
1965 Shyamala Chechi
1965 Ammu Saro
1965 Jeevitha Yaathra
1965 Bhoomiyile Malakha Sophie
1965 Murappennu Mrs.Menon
1965 Shakuntala
1964 Thacholi Othenan Unnicharu
1964 Kalanju Kittiya Thankam Amminikutty Amma
1964 Omanakuttan Sreedevi
1964 Anna
1963 Chilamboli -
1963 Kadalamma
1962 Kalpadukal
1962 Sneha Deepam
1962 Kannum Karalum
1962 Veluthambi Dalawa Janaki
1962 Viyarppinte Vila
1962 Vidhi Thanna Vilakku
1961 Ummini Thanka Valli
1961 Krishnakuchela

1950s[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1959 Naadodikal
1957 Sakundala
1957 Thaskkara Veeran -
1956 Koodapirappu -

Tamil[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2012 Namma Gramam Ammini Amma
2012 Marching Ahead The Element of Life.
2011 Ponnar Shankar Vaanayi
2010 Magizhchi -
2009 Vettaikaaran Paatti
2008 Vambu Sandai
2008 Yaaradi Nee Mohini Keerthi's grandmother
2008 Sila Nerangalil -
2007 Thullal
2007 Agaram Thiru's grandmother
2004 Manasthan -
2004 Vishwa Thulasi Viswa's mother
2004 Perazhagan Priya's grandmother
2002 Varushamellam Vasantham -
2002 Pammal K. Sambandam Janakai's relative
2001 Poovellam Un Vasam Chella's grandmother
2001 Vinnukum Mannukum Devayani's mother
2000 Alaipayuthey Shakthi's aunt
2000 Snegithiye History professor + Hostel warden
1999 Ponvizha
1998 Kodiesvaran
1997 Ratchagan
1996 Poove Unakkaga Stephen's wife
1991 Gopura Vasalile -
1991 Putham Pudhu Payanam
1990 Arangetra Velai -
1990 Mounam Sammadham -
1989 Varusham Padhinaaru -
1987 Idhu Oru Thodar Kathai
1986 Samsaram Adhu Minsaram
1985 Mangamma Sapatham
1985 Poove Poochooda Vaa
1983 Ilamai Kaalangal -
1982 Marumagale Vazhga
1982 Thunai
1982 Vazhvey Maayam
1982 Nirantharam
1981 Amara Kaaviyam
1981 Garjanai
1981 Kilinjalgal
1980 Sujatha
1980 Devi Dharisanam
1979 Unmaye Un Vilai Enna
1979 Allaudinaum Arputha Vilakkum Ayishaumma
1979 Nenjukke Neethi
1979 Neela Malargal
1978 Kaatrinile Varum Geetham
1978 Paruva Mazhai
1978 Thai Meethu Sathiyam
1976 Bhadrakali
1976 Puthukavithai Thilakavathy
1976 Kumara Vijayam -
1976 Maharasi Vazhga
1975 Sila Nerangalil Sila Manithargal Ganesan's wife
1975 Pattom Bharathamum
1975 Manidhanum Dheivamagalam
1975 Anbe Aaruyire
1975 Andharangam
1975 Thiruvarul
1974 Athaiya Mamiya
1974 Netru Indru Naalai Dayalan's wife
1974 Paadha Poojai
1973 Pillai Selvam
1972 Pattikada Pattanama Kalpana's mother
1972 Muhammad bin Tughluq
1972 Vasantha Maligai
1971 Thoraimugham -
1967 Manam Oru Kurangu
1963 Kadavulai Kanden
1962 Kannadi Maligai -
1962 Bandhapasam -
1961 Pasamalar -
1960 Pudhiya Pathai
1960 Petaval Kanda Peruvazhvu
1959 Veerapandiya Kattabomman Dancer
1959 Pennkulathu Ponvillakku Dancer
1959 Ponnu Vilayum Bhoomi -
1959 Uthami Petra Rathinam Dancer
1958 Sampoorna Ramayanam
1956 Raja Rani -
1955 Gomathiyin Kaadalan Dancer
1953 Ponni Dancer
1951 Rajput
1951 Or Iravu Shanmugham Zamindar's daughter(Childhood) Special appearance in a song sequence

Telugu[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2011 Kudirithe Kappu Coffee Malati
2004 Samba Samba's grandmother
2001 Murari Sabari
1997 Subhakankshalu Stephen's wife
1991 Nirnayam Geetha's aunt
1985 Bangaru Chilaka
1984 Tiger Rajani
1982 Nuvve Na Srimathi
1981 Premabhishekam Raju's mother
1980 Sri Anjaneya Charitra
1979 Paatagadu
1958 Mangalya Balam Dancer

Hindi[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1998 Kabhi Na Kabhi
1993 Jaan Pe Khelkar
1992 Giraftari
1991 Lut Gayee Laila
1990 Pyaasaa
1986 Anokha Rishta Robert's mother
1985 Zahreela Saanp
1979 Man Ka Aangan

Bengali[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1958 Nrityeri Tale Tale

Television Series (PARTIAL)[edit]

  • Aakashadoothu (Surya TV) - Malayalam
  • Sreeguruvaaoorappan (Surya TV) - Malayalam
  • Velankani Mathavu (Surya TV) - Malayalam
  • Swamiye Saranamayyappa (Surya TV) - Malayalam
  • Thulabharam (Surya TV) - Malayalam
  • Amme Devi (Surya TV) - Malayalam
  • Akkare Ikkare (Asianet) - Malayalam
  • Swarnamayooram (Asianet) - Malayalam
  • Swapnam (Asianet) - Malayalam
  • Megham (Asianet) - Malayalam
  • Avicharitham (Asinet) - Malayalam
  • Manthrakodi (Asianet) - Malayalam
  • Thalolam (Asianet) - Malayalam
  • Ammathamburaatti (Asianet) - Malayalam
  • Malakhamar (Mazhavil Manorama) - Malayalam
  • Daivathinu Swantham Devootty (Mazhavil Manorama) - Malayalam
  • Coimbatore Ammayi (Amrita TV) - Malayalam
  • Vandanam
  • Mayamma
  • Sarkar Sahayam Driving School
  • Manasi (Doordarshan)

Plays (PARTIAL)[edit]

  • Muhammad bin Tughluq
  • Pen Paduthum Paadu
  • Petaal Thaan Pillaya
  • The Hidden Truth
  • Nadagam
  • Ramayana
  • Quo Vadis
  • Why Not
  • Mind Is A Monkey

Advertisements (PARTIAL)[edit]

  • Chungath Jewellery
  • Krishnathulasi Hair Tonic
  • Happy Home,Grihasri Kuris Pvt ltd
  • Jingles
  • Mathrubhumi Calendar
  • Road Safety

As a television presenter[edit]

  • Pesu Padam

Reality Shows as a judge[edit]

See also[edit]

Following are some of the programmes which was attended by Padmasree Sukumari:

  • Katha Ithuvare (Mazhavil Manorama) - Interview
  • On Record (Asianet) - Interview
  • A Chat With Celebrity (Amrita TV) - Interview
  • Nerre Chovve (Manorama News) - Interview
  • Indiaglitz Presentation - Interview
  • Tharavishesham - Interview
  • Chattakari Movie Promotional Video (Peppy eggs.com) - Interview
  • Sthree (ACV) - Interview
  • Madhurikkunnna Ormakal (Surya TV) - Interview
  • Abhinaya Jeevitham (Mathrubhumi Newspaper) - Interview
  • Veettamma (Kairali TV) - Talk Show
  • Avar Kandumuttumbol (Mathrubhumi News) - Interview
  • Sukumari Guest - Interview (Surya TV)
  • Thirakkukalil Alpam Neram (Amrita TV)
  • Suryathejassode Amma (Surya TV)
  • Aamchi Mumbai - Stage Show
  • The Mammootty Stage Festival 96 - Stage Show
  • Singapore Show - Stage Show
  • Lux Asianet - Stage Show
  • Siddique Lal's Cinegalaxy 94 Thalamurakalude Sangamam - Stage Show
  • Kairali Cultural Association Onam Fest 2003 - Stage Show
  • Grihalakshmi TV Award - Stage Show
  • AMMA Shows - Stage Show
  • Ujala Asianet Film Awards 2013 - Stage Show
  • Ujala Asianet Film Awards 2010 - Stage Show
  • Sreekuttan celebration based on the 25 years in film musical world of MG Sreekumar
  • 53rd Fair Filmfare South Awards 2005 - Stage Show
  • Thriveni Sangamam - Inauguration
  • International Peace Day - Inauguration
  • Golden Talent (Jaihind TV) - Inauguration
  • PTA Day Of Rajagiri Public School - Inauguration
  • World Diabetes Day Celebrations Of Little Flower Hospital And Research Centre - Inauguration
  • Attakul Pongala - Public Function
  • 100th Woman's Day Celebrations Of KSWDC - Public Function
  • Mohanlal Fans Association First Year Celebration - Public Function
  • Children's Film Fest - Public Function
  • Heart To Heart Scheme By NIMS Medicity - Public Function
  • Information And Guidance Society,Thiruvathira Celebrations - Inauguration
  • IFFI Honour
  • Honour by FICCI
  • Aazhchamela
  • Chalakkudynews.com

More Information regarding Sukumari[edit]

Stage dance artiste[edit]

Has danced since the age of seven years till date all over India, U.S.A., Singapore, Malaysia, Ceylon etc.

Dance troupe[edit]

Performed in the following troupes:

  • "Dances of India" along with "The Travancore Sisters" (Lalitha, Padmini, Ragini).
  • PUSHPANJALI: Along with Mrs. Raja Sulochana (Film artiste) did more than 5000 stage shows.
  • KUCHALA KUMARI TROUPE: Did about 1000 stage shows.

Active stage drama artiste[edit]

(for the past 40 years)

  • MR.Y.G. PARTHASARATHY TROUPE: 1000 Stage shows.
  • VIVEKA FINE ARTS CLUB: More than 5000 Stage Shows, Directed by Cho. Ramaswamy.

Cultural stage shows[edit]

All over the world in places like Singapore, Malaysia, Ceylon, Dubai, U.S.A. Germany, etc.

Awards[edit]

  • KERALA FILM FANS ASSOCIATION AWARD:

1967: BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS – VARIOUS FILMS
1974: SPECIAL AWARD – CHATTAKARI
1980: BEST CHARACTER AWARD
1981: BEST CHARACTER AWARD

  • FILMS FANS ASSOCIATION – MADRAS:

1971: BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS – THORAIMUGAM
1974: BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS – CHATTAKARI

  • PRACHODANAM AWARD:1997
  • JANEGIYA FILM AWARD:BY TRICHUR NAGAR SABHA
  • ASIANET AWARD:1998: BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS – SAMANDHARANGAL
  • KERALA FILM CRITICS AWARD:2000: SPECIAL AWARD FOR CONTRIBUTION TO THE FILM INDUSTRY
  • GULF MALAYALEE CINE AWARDS:2000: ALL ROUNDER OF THE MILLENNIUM
  • KALAKAIRALI:2001:SPECIAL AWARD
  • DUBAI KAIRALI KALA KENDRA ASSOCIATION:2001: LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD.
  • SOORYA STAGE & FILM SOCIETY:2002: FELICITATION FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO INDIAN CINEMA
  • BHARATH CINE AWARDS:2002: "TAMIL THIRAI ULAGA SAGAPTHANGAL"
  • ASIANET AWARD:2006: BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
  • KERELA WOMAN BEAUTICIANS ASSOCIATION:2004: T.V SERIAL AWARD - BEST CHARACTER ARTIST - AVICHARITHAM
  • SICA AWARD:2007: LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
  • P.S. JOHN ENDOWMENT AWARD:2007
  • MALAYALA CHALACHITRA PARISHAD:2007: LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
  • ERNAKULAM PRESS CLUB:2007: P.S. JOHN ENDOWMENT AWARD - LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
  • MATHRUBHUMI AMRITA FILM AWARD:2008: LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
  • NIPPON PAINTS:2008: LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
  • TELEFEST:2009: BEST ACTRESS - MIZHIGALSAKSHI
  • ATLAS CRITIC AWARD - 2009
  • KERALA FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARD - 2011

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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