Charmy Kaur

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Charmy Kaur
Charmy Kaur.jpg
Charmy in the shooting of Aagathan at Sivanasamudra falls.
Born Charmme Kaur [1][2]
(1987-05-17) May 17, 1987 (age 31)[3]
Vasai, Maharashtra, India
Residence Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation
  • Actress
  • producer
  • co-founder of Puri Connects
Years active 2002–present

Charmy Kaur, also spelt as Charmme or Charmi, (born 17 May 1987) is an Indian film actress, and producer and co-producer of "Puri Connects", a production house along with media related events and marketing and designing and talent management company. She is well known for her works predominantly in Telugu cinema, as well as few Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Bollywood films.[4][5] She has appeared in more than forty films. Her most notable works include box office hits, such as Mass (2004), Anukokunda Oka Roju (2005), Lakshmi (2006) and Pournami (2006), for which her performance as a Kuchipudi dancer received positive reviews. Her next film, Rakhi (2006) was also a super hit.

She then appeared in films such as Mantra (2007), for which she bagged the state Nandi Award for Best Actress, the subsequent years, she appeared in Manorama (2009), Kavya's Diary (2009), and Mangala (2011) for which she bagged another state Nandi Special Jury Award, while establishing herself as one of the leading actresses of Telugu cinema.[6][7] In 2011, she starred in the Bollywood hit Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap alongside Amitabh Bachchan.[8][9][10]

Early life[edit]

Charmy was born in Mumbai and her family is of Punjabi-Sikh background. She studied in Carmelite Convent English High School in Vasai.

Career[edit]

She made her acting debut in the 2002 Telugu film Nee Thodu Kavali, in which she acted as a housewife at the young age of 15.[11] This film was a flop, but helped Charmy in getting noticed by the south Indian film industry. Her next film was Kadhal Azhivathillai in Tamil. During this time she acted in a Malayalam film directed by Vinayan named Kattuchembakam.

Her re-entry to Telugu films happened with Neeke Manasichhaanu a film with Sreekanth; then in Sri Anjaneyam, directed by Krishna Vamsi, was followed by another drama film Chanti, paired against Ravi Teja. She finally got a big break in Telugu with Gowri, in which she was paired with Sumanth. Again, Charmy paired with Ravi Teja in Dongala Mutha, directed by Ram Gopal Varma. In 2012, she made special appearances in films such as Dhamarukam, Naayak and Yaare Koogadali. She then appeared in Hindi films such as Zila Ghaziabad and R... Rajkumar. Recently, she was starred in the film Jyothi Lakshmi, directed by Puri Jagannadh. Her next film, Pratighatana, in which she played a journalist, was her 50th film.[12]

Charmme Kaur even produced her film Jyothi Lakshmi, under "Puri Connects" she co-produced Rogue, starring the debuting Ishan, a Telugu & Kannada bilingual and also Paisa Vasool, starring Nandamuri Bala Krishna, all three movies directed by south Indian star director Puri Jagannadh, who is the core founder of "Puri Connects", a production house along with media related events and marketing and designing and talent management company. At present, she is co-producing the film Mehbooba under the Puri Connects Banner along with her good friend Director Puri Jagannadh, who is directing and also co-producing the film on Puri Jagannadh Touring Talkies Banner, launching his son Akash Puri.

Filmography[edit]

YEAR FILM ROLE LANGUAGE NOTES
2002 Nee Thodu Kavali Manasa Telugu
Mujhse Dosti Karoge! Hindi Cameo appearance
Kadhal Azhivathillai Charmi Tamil
Kattuchembakam Kattuchembakam Malayalam
2003 Aahaa Ethanai Azhagu Divya Natarajan Tamil
Neeke Manasichchaanu Sridevi Telugu
Kadhal Kisu Kisu Indhu Tamil
2004 Sri Anjaneyam Padma Telugu
Gowri Sweta Telugu
Chanti Vasantha Laxmi Telugu
Mass Priya Telugu Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Telugu
2005 Chakram Lakshmi Telugu Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu
Anukokunda Oka Roju Sahasra Telugu Santosham Best Actress Award
CineMAA Award for Best Actress (Jury)
Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu
Political Rowdy Kaveri Telugu
Allari Pidugu Subbalakshmi Telugu
2006 Chukkallo Chandrudu Sandhya Telugu
Lakshmi Sailaja Telugu
Style Shruti Telugu
Pournami Chandrakala Telugu
Chinnodu Anjali Telugu
Rakhi Gowri Telugu
2007 Lava Kusha Sinchana Kannada
Mantra Mantra Telugu Nandi Award for Best Actress
Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu
2008 Sundarakanda Pinky Telugu
Bhale Dongalu Telugu Special appearance
Michael Madana Kamaraju Archana Telugu
Kausalya Supraja Rama Kausalya Telugu
King Telugu Special appearance
2009 Laadam Angel Tamil
Manorama Geetanjali Telugu
Kavya's Diary Kavya Telugu
Mahatma Telugu Special appearance
2010 Aagathan Shreya Malayalam
Indhu Telugu
Sye Aata Malliswari Telugu
Ragada Telugu Special appearance
2011 Mangala Mangala Telugu Nandi Special Jury Award
Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu
Dongala Mutha Rani Telugu
Nagaram Nidrapothunna Vela Niharika Telugu
Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap Amrita / Amrutha Hindi
Mayagadu Vandana Chidambaram Telugu
Dev S/o Mudde Gowda Kavya Kannada
2012 Thappana Mallika Malayalam
Damarukam Sakkubai Telugu Special appearance
Yaare Koogadali Kannada Special appearance
2013 Sevakudu Telugu
Naayak Telugu Special appearance
Zila Ghaziabad Suman Hindi
Saradaga Ammayitho Telugu Cameo appearance
Prema Oka Maikam Mallika Telugu
R... Rajkumar Hindi Special appearance
2014 Pratighatana Nischala Telugu
2015 Jyothi Lakshmi Jyothi Lakshmi Telugu Produced by Charmme Kaur herself.
CineMAA Award for Best Actress (Jury)
Mantra 2 Mantra Telugu
10 Enradhukulla Tamil Cameo appearance
2017 Rogue Telugu Co-produced by Charmme Kaur on Puri Connects
2017 Paisa Vasool Telugu Co-produced by Charmme Kaur on Puri Connects
2018 Mehbooba Telugu Co-produced by Charmme Kaur on Puri Connects
2017 SSSJ Thasleem Telugu

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/telugu/charmme-kaur-grilled-by-sit-for-six-hours-in-drug-racket-case/
  2. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/tollywood-actress-charmi-quizzed-in-hyderabad-drug-scandal-case/articleshow/59776868.cms
  3. ^ "Charmy turns 36 Maneckji Cooper Education Trust School, Mumbai". Retrieved 2006-11-12.
  4. ^ "'Bbuddah..Hoga Tera Baap' Review: Big B Redefined!!". greatandhra.com.
  5. ^ "Many filmy twists and salvation, finally". The Hindu.
  6. ^ "CCL Telugu Warriors Brand Ambassadors 2016". CCL 2016.
  7. ^ "Charmy is not just a run-of-the-mill actress; here's why she's a hero in Tollywood". Folomojo.
  8. ^ "Charmi impressed by a Hollywood Star". tollywoodshow.com.
  9. ^ Y. Sunita Chowdhury. "For the election season". The Hindu.
  10. ^ http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/regional/charmme-kaur-moves-court-in-drug-case-4765187/
  11. ^ "Interview with Charmy". idlebrain.com. Retrieved 2009-09-27.
  12. ^ "Charmme to do a Jyothi Lakshmi". The Times of India.
  13. ^ "Nandi awards 2007 announced - Telugu cinema news". idlebrain.com.

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