Chippy (actress)

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Chippy/Shilpa
Chippy.jpg
BornDivya
(1976-06-01) 1 June 1976 (age 42)
Thiruvananthapuram,Kerala, India
OccupationFilm actress
Years active1993-2002 (Films)
2002-2013 (Television serials)
2017-Present (Television serials)
Spouse(s)
M. Renjith (m. 2001)
Children1
Parent(s)Shaji
Thankam

Chippy (Credited as Shilpa in Kannada films) is an actress in the South Indian film industry and works primarily in Malayalam and Kannada films. She won Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Kannada & Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in Janumada Jodi (1996).[1] She has acted in many Kannada superhit films such as Bhoomi Thayiya Chochchala Maga (1998), Mungarina Minchu (1997) and Idhu Entha Premavayya (1999). Shilpa and Ramesh Aravind pair is considered as the one of the best onscreen pair in Kannada cinema. She also acted in several Malayalam TV series including Sthreejanmam, Sthree oru Santhwanam, Aakashadoothu.

Career[edit]

Chippy made her film debut with the Bharathan directorial Padheyam in 1993, co-starring Mammootty. She also acted in the 1996 Kannada blockbuster film, Janumada Jodi, which broke many records in the Kannada film industry and screened successfully for 500 days. She received the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress award from the Karnataka government for her role portrayal in the same film.She has also received many accolades for her performance in various popular Malayalam soap operas and did the lead role in 'Aakashadoothu' on Surya TV. She has acted in some advertisements also. Now she is producing and acting in Vanambadi.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Chippy was born to Shaji and Thankam at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Chippy has a sister, Drishya.[3] She completed her schooling from Nirmala Bhavan Trivandrum. She is married to M.Renjith on 24 May 2001. The couple have a daughter Avantika who is doing her schooling in Lecole Chempaka,Trivandrum. Chippy and her husband now produce Malayalam films under the banner Rejaputhra Visual Media.

Filmography[edit]

Malayalam[edit]

Year Film Role
2000 Kattu Vannu Vilichappol Seetha
1998 Achamakuttiyude Achayan Mereena
1998 Poothiruvathira Ravil Radha
1997 Asuravamsam Gayathri
1996 Hitler Thulasi
1996 Ee Puzhayum Kadannu Aarathi
1996 Harbour Sophie
1996 Devaraagam Rukku
1996 Kalyana Sougandhikam Vasumathi
1996 Kaathil Oru Kinnaram Varsha
1996 Padanayakan Sreedevi
1995 Mimics Action 500 Sridevi/Souparnika Thampuratti
1995 Aadyathe Kanmani Hema
1995 Kakkakkum Poochakkum Kalyanam Shyamala
1995 Kusruthikaatu Ganga
1995 Minnaminuginum Minnukettu Indira
1995 Indian Military Intelligence
1995 Prayikkara Pappan Radha
1995 Sargavasantham Abhirami
1995 Achan Kombath Amma Varambath Radhika
1995 No. 1 Snehatheeram Banglore North Sindhu
1995 Spadikam Jancy Chacko
1995 Sundari Neeyum Sundaran Njanum Shobha
1994 Puthran Lekha
1994 Santhanagopalam Ammini
1994 CID Unnikrishnan B.A., B.Ed. Damayanthi
1994 Vendor Daniel State Licency Seetha
1994 Harichandanam
1993 Padheyam Haritha Menon
1993 Sopanam Anju
1992 Thalastaanam

Kannada[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1996 Janumada Jodi Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Kannada[4]
Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress
1997 Kalyani Kalyani
1997 Muddina Kanmani
1997 Lakshmi Mahalakshmi Lakshmi
1997 Vimochane
1997 Mungarina Minchu Indu
1997 Chikka
1998 Suvvi Suvvalali
1998 Bisi Raktha
1998 Bhoomi Thayiya Chochchala Maga Neelakka
1998 Megha Banthu Megha
1999 Premachaari Gowri
1999 Arunodaya
1999 Naanenu Madlilla
1999 Idu Entha Premavayya
2000 Khadga
2002 Dharma Devathe
2004 Pandava

Tamil[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1998 Dharma Geetha

Television career[edit]

As an actress
Year Title Role Channel
2001-2002 Sthree Janmam Mayamma Surya TV
2003-2004 Sthree oru Santhwanam Seetha Asianet
2004-2005 Sthreehridayam Mayamma Surya TV
2005 Nokketha Doorath - Surya TV
2006 Amma Manassu Isa Asianet
2007-2009 Sree Guruvayoorappan Kurooramma Surya TV
2008 Aliyanmarum Penganmarum Amritha Vijayan Amrita TV
2010 Adiparasakthi Chottanikkarayamma - Surya TV
2011-2013 Aakashadoothu Meenu Surya TV
2011-2012 Sreekrishnan Yashoda Surya TV
2017–Present Vanambadi[5] Nandini Asianet
2017–Present Mounaragam Mallika Star Vijay
As a Producer (Serial)
  • Aakashadoothu
  • Vanambadi
  • Mounaragam
As a Judge
  • Junior Idol (Jaihind)
  • Comedy Stars(Asianet)
  • Super Dancer junior 5 (Amrita TV)
As a Reality show contestant
Advertisements
  • Power detergent Powder

Awards[edit]

  • Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress -1996 -Janumada Jodi
  • Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Kannada -1996 -Janumada Jodi
  • Asian paints apex -Asianet Family TV awards -2005-Best daughter -Sthree oru Santhwanam
  • Atlas film critics awards - 2008-Best Actress - Sree Guruvayoorappan
  • Double horse 10th Asianet television awards -2017-Best Actress -Vanambadi
  • Double horse 10th Asianet television awards -2017-Best Serial -Vanambadi
  • Malayalam Television fraternity awards 2017 - Best Popular serial - Vanambadi
  • 9th Minnale Film Tv awards Best Serial- Vanambadi
  • Tharangini Television Awards 2018 - Janapriya Nayika - Vanambadi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Internet Archive Wayback Machine". Web.archive.org. 1998-07-05. Archived from the original on 5 July 1998. Retrieved 2012-08-15.
  2. ^ "Chippy says she signed 'Vanambadi' impressed by its story and music - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-09-26.
  3. ^ "Interview with Chippy". amritatv.com. Retrieved 26 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Best Actress". Filmfare. filmfare.com. 5 July 1998. Archived from the original on 5 July 1998. Retrieved 15 August 2012.
  5. ^ "Vanambadi: Actress Chippy back on TV with serial ‘Vanambadi’ - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-01-31.

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