Chippy (actress)

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Chippy
Chippy.jpg
Born Divya
(1976-06-01) 1 June 1976 (age 40)
Kerala, India
Occupation Film actress
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) M. Renjith (m. 2001)
Children 1
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.[1]

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 is currently doing the lead role in 'Aakashadoothu' on Surya TV. She has acted in some advertisements also.She has judged popular reality show VODAFONE COMEDY STARS on Asianet.

Personal life[edit]

Chippy was born to Shaji and Thankam at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Chippy has a sister, Drishya.[2] She completed her schooling from Nirmala Bhavan Trivandrum. She is married to M.Renjith on 24 May 2001. The couple have a daughter Avantika. 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
1993 Padheyam Haritha Menon
1993 Sopanam Anju
1992 Thalastaanam

Kannada[edit]

  1. Kalyani (Co star : - Kumar Govind)
  2. Pandava(2004) (Co Star :- Charan Raj)
  3. Dharma Devathe (2002) (Co Star :- Saikumar)
  4. Khadga (2000) (Co Star :- Saikumar)
  5. Idu Entha Premavayya (1999) (Co Star :- Ramesh Aravind, Charulatha, Rajesh)
  6. Naanenu Madlilla(1999) (Co Star :- Ananth Nag, Sudharani)
  7. Arunodaya (1999) (Co star : - Ramesh Arvind, Vijayalakshmi)
  8. Premachaari (1999) (Co star : - B.C. Patil)
  9. Megha Banthu Megha (1998) ((Co star : - Ramesh Arvind, Archana)
  10. Bhoomi Thayiya Chochchala Maga (1998) (Co star : - Ramesh arvind, Shiva Rajkumar, Vijayalakshmi)
  11. Bisi Raktha (1998)
  12. Suvvi Suvvalali (1998) (Co star : - Ramesh Arvind, Charulatha)
  13. Chikka (1997) (Co star : - Kumar Govind)
  14. Mungaarina Minchu (1997, Co Star :- Ramesh Aravind, Suman Nagarkar, Lokesh, Srinivasmurthy)
  15. Vimochane (1997) (Co Star :- Tara, Jayanthi)
  16. Laxmi Mahalaxmi (1997) (Co star : - Shashikumar, Shwetha, Abhijith)
  17. Mungaarina Minchu (1997, Co Star :- Ramesh Aravind, Suman Nagarkar, Lokesh, Srinivasmurthy)
  18. Muddina Kanmani 1997 (Co star : - Shivarajkumar, Saikumar)
  19. Janumada Jodi(1996) - Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Kannada
    Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress[3]

TV career[edit]

  • Sthreehridayam
  • Sthree Janmam
  • Aakashadooth
  • Sree Guruvayoorappan
  • Sreekrishnan
  • Sthree Oru Santhwanam
  • Aliyanmarum Penganmarum
  • Nokketha Doorath

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. ^ "Interview with Chippy". amritatv.com. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Internet Archive Wayback Machine". Web.archive.org. 1998-07-05. Archived from the original on 5 July 1998. Retrieved 2012-08-15. 

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