Kalaranjini

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Kalaranjini
Native name
കലാരഞ്ജിനി
Born (1962-08-17) 17 August 1962 (age 56)[1]
Kerala, India
Other namesKala
Years active1978–present
Spouse(s)Divorced
ChildrenPrince
Parent(s)Chavara V.P. Nair, Vijayalakshmi
FamilyKalpana (sister)
Urvashi (sister)
Kamal Roy (brother)
Prince (brother)

Kalaranjini is an Indian actress and classical dancer who started her career in the early 1980s. She is the elder sister of actress Urvashi and actress Kalpana. She was a successful heroine of the 1980s and has lately been appearing in Television serials including Daya, Velankanni Mathavu, Devimahatymam, Kumkumappoovu etc.

Personal life[edit]

Kalaranjini was born to Theater artists Chavara V.P. Nair and Vijayalakshmi.[2] She has 2 younger sisters Urvashi and Kalpana. Her two brothers Kamal Roy and Prince, died at the age of 17 and 27 respectively. She is a divorcee and has a son, Prince.[3]

Partial filmography[edit]

Malayalam[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
Aval
Mannum Pennum
Manoharam
Oru Naadan Premakatha
2018 Lolans
2017 Georgettan's Pooram Mercy
2017 Kambhoji Antharjanam, Uma's mother
2015 Jo and the Boy Mary John
2015 Ennu Ninte Moideen Kanchana's mother (Janaki)
2015 Chirakodinja Kinavukal Sumathi's mother
2015 1000 – Oru Note Paranja Katha Gypsy lady
2015 Female Unnikrishnan Unniyamma
2014 How Old Are You Rajeev's mother
2014 Parankimala Appu's mother
2014 Karnavar Vijaya's mother
2014 Mizhi Thurakku
2013 God for Sale Priyadarshini
2013 Aattakatha Unni's mother
2013 White Paper Sumathi
2013 Mr. Bean -
2013 Radio
2012 The King & the Commissioner Krishnan Nair's wife
2012 Mr. Marumakan Interview Board Member
2012 Kunjaliyan Kanambaram
2012 Spanish Masala Theressa
2011 Bombay Mittayi -
2011 Ninnishtam Ennishtam 2 Sreekuttan's mother
2011 Kalabha Mazha Kamashi
2011 Mohabbath Marriage Broker
2011 Ithu Nammude Katha Mahesh's mother
2011 Cocoon
2010 Patham Adhyayam Lakshmikutty
2010 Pulliman Kamakshi
2010 Ringtone Thampuratti
2009 Ivar Vivahitharayal Kavya's mother
2009 Banaras Malathi
2009 Parayan Marannathu Madhavi
2009 Puthiya Mukham Mahi's wife Dubbed into Tamil as Puthiya Mukham
2009 Swantham Lekhakan Shantha
2009 Patham Nilayile Theevandi
2008 Kerala Police Maria Roy
2007 Kangaroo Cicily
2007 Sooryan Sarasu Dubbed into Tamil as Thozha
2007 Speed Track Gouri’s mother
2007 Ali Bhai
2005 Hridayathil Sookshikkan Nanditha's mother
2005 Kochi Rajavu Lakshmi
2005 Annorikkal
2005 Iruvattam Manavaatti Bhumika’s mother
2004 Bunglavil Outha Rosamma
2003 Swantham Malavika Gomathi Dubbed into Hindi as "Hamaari Madhuri"
2003 Swapnakoodu Sophy
2002 Vasanthamalika Lakshmiyamma
2002 Kalyanaraman Saraswathy
2002 Nandanam Janaki
1998 Sreekrishnapurathe Nakshathrathilakkam Aanathavalli
1997 Swantham Makalkku Snehapoorvam
1997 Kadhanaayakan
1991 Raagam Anuragam Indu
1991 Kaumara Swapnangal
1989 Crime Branch Ambujam Dubbed into Hindi as Crime Branch
1989 Jaithra Yathra
1987 Amme Bhagavathi Thirumeni's wife Dubbed into Telugu as Devi Bhagavathi
1987 Kathakku Pinnil Malathi
1987 Ponnu
1987 Swantham Ennu Karuthi
1987 Vamban Kala
1987 Ithrayum Kalam Molly Dubbed into Telugu as Manushulu Marali
1986 Yuvajanotsavam Bhagaval Das's Wife
1986 Ithramathram Anitha
1986 Ashtabandham Savithri
1986 Ambili Ammavan -
1985 Kaiyum Thlayum Purathidaruthe
1984 Idavelakku Sesham Sunitha
1984 Theere Pratheekshikkathe Sreedevi
1984 Paavam Krooran Sheela
1984 Nishedi Anitha
1984 Lakshmana Rekha Sunitha
1984 Raajavembaala Maala
1984 Attahaasam
1984 Ente Nandinikutty
1984 Oru Thettinte Katha
1983 Ee Vazhi Mathram
1983 Ea Yugham
1983 Nizhal Moodiya Nirangal Daisy
1983 Eettillam Kausalya
1983 Bhookambam Susie
1983 Passport Sainabha
1983 Himavahini Ponnu
1983 Aashrayam Amina
1982 Njan Onnu Parayatte Thankamani
1982 Aasha Aasha
1982 Gaanam Ranjini
1982 Oru Thira Pinneyum Thira Latha
1982 Ente Mohangal Poovaninju Baby Dubbed into Telugu as Manasuna Neekai
1982 Balloon Chinnu
1982 Odukkam Thudakkam -
1982 Komaram
1981 Ammakkorumma Sherly
1981 Nizhal Yudham -
1980 Swantham Enna Padam Prabha
1979 Edavazhiyile Poocha Minda Poocha College lecturer
1979 Sikharangal Child artist
1978 Madanolsavam Child artist

Tamil[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2015 36 Vayadhinile Tamizhselvan's mother Dubbed into Malayalam as 36 Vayadhinile
2012 Ithanai Naalai Engirunthai
1998 Iniyavale Ramanathan's wife
1997 Periya Idathu Mappillai Chinnavar's wife
1997 Thaali Pudhusu Kala
1996 Mettukudi Sivakami
1995 Murai Mappillai Raja's mother
1995 Chandralekha Easwari (Chandralekha's mother)
1995 Vishnu Nirmala Dubbed into Telugu as "Mr.Hari Krishna" and in Hindi as "Jeeta"
1987 Kavalan Avan Kovalan Kumari Shari
1982 Manjal Nila Vasantha
1982 Oorum Uravum Roopa
1981 Andru Muthal Indru Varai Lakshmi

Telugu[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1985 Kalaranjani Ranjani
1984 Marchandi Mana Chattalu Damayanthi
1983 Simham Navvindi Radha
1981 Vaadani Malli

Kannada[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1983 Aasha Prameela Dubbed into Telugu as "Chattaniki Kallunte"

Television serials[edit]

Language Serial Channel Role
Malayalam Prayanam (Surya TV)
Malayalam Thulabharam (Surya TV)
Malayalam Makal (Surya TV)
Malayalam Ammakkayi (Surya TV)
Malayalam Velankanni Mathavu (Surya TV)
Malayalam Vismayam (Surya TV)
Malayalam Sree Guruvayoorappan (Surya TV) Marathakamma
Malayalam Chakkara Bharani (Surya TV) Chakkaramangalam Panchayath President
Malayalam Daya (Kairali TV)
Malayalam Manathe Kottaram (Kairali TV)
Malayalam Kumkumapoovu (Asianet) Subhadramma (Mahesh's mother)
Malayalam Kanakuyil (Asianet)
Malayalam Devimahatymam (Asianet)
Malayalam Chandrettanum Shobedathiyum - Shobha
Malayalam Thennaliraman (Amrita TV)
Malayalam Moonnumani (Flowers TV)) Saradhamma
Tamil Vilakku Vacha Nerathula (Kalaignar TV)
Tamil Sondha Bandham (Sun TV) Prem's mother
Tamil Kalyana Parisu (Sun TV) Gajalakshmi (Antagonist)
Reality show

References[edit]

  • Asianet Film Awards 2016
  • JB Junction (Kairali TV)
  • Shoot N Show (Kairali TV)

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