|Born||Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
In 1991, Janaki Sabesh assisted Simi Garewal with her documentary on Rajiv Gandhi called India's Rajiv. She made her acting debut in the movie Minsara Kanavu starring Kajol and Arvind Swamy in which she played a nun. She later went on to act in Shankar's magnum opus Jeans where she played Aishwarya Rai's mother. Since then, she has acted in over 25 movies. She has also appeared in a web series titled "Black Sheep" on the Rascalas YouTube channel.
She also runs her own storytelling initiative, "Golpo - Tales Unlimited" . Goplo , in Bengali means story. Her sessions are an interactive mix of narration, music and movement, where she holds the attention of children and adults in her inimitable style. She also conducts workshops for parents, teachers and students which center on motivation and the productive uses of storytelling.
|1997||Minsaara Kanavu||Sister Agnes||Tamil|
|2001||Kushi||Pawan Kalyan's Mother||Telugu|
|2001||Minnale||Rajiv Samuel's mother||Tamil|
|2001||Poovellam Un Vasam||Chinna's mother||Tamil|
|Enakku 20 Unakku 18||Cameo appearance||Tamil|
|2003||Nee Manasu Naaku Telusy||Cameo appearance||Telugu|
|2004||Aaytha Ezhuthu||Esha Deol's Aunt||Tamil|
|2004||Vaanm Vasappadum||Poongkothai's Mother||Tamil|
|2007||Shankar Dada Zindabad||Sada's Mother||Telugu|
|2009||Ayan||Lady at the Airport||Tamil|
|2012||Billa II||David's sister||Tamil|
|2013||Singam 2||Kavya's mother||Tamil|
|2016||Singam 3||Kavya's Mother||Tamil|
- Deepa Venkatraman (2013-06-15). "It's all in the mind". The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-06-24.
- Y. Sunita Chowdhary (2010-05-24). "Exuding positivity". The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-06-24.