Praveena

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Praveena
Born Praveena
(1978-04-11) 11 April 1978 (age 39)
Changanasserry, Kerala, India
Other names Praveena Pramod
Occupation Actress / Dubbing Artist / Singer / Dancer
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) Pramod Nair (2000–present)

Praveena (born 11 April 1978) is an Indian film and soap actress who has starred in numerous Malayalam films and Television soap operas.[1] She started her acting career in 1992. Her debut film was Gowri. Her debut as a heroine was in Kaliyoonjal (1997). She received the Kerala State Film Awards for her performances in the films Agnisakshi (1998)[2] and Oru Pennum Randaanum (2008).[3] She received the Kerala state award for dubbing also for Elektra (2010) and Ivan Megharoopan (2012).

Career[edit]

Praveena is a Malayalam television serial and film actress. She appeared in films like Agnisakshi, English Medium, Vasanthiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njaanum & Swarnam. Her serials include Swapnam, Megham the recent Mounam, Maalakhamaar & Mohakadal.[4]

She made her acting debut as a child artiste in an adaptation of T. Padmanabhan’s award-winning novel Gouri, following which she appeared on Doordarshan for Sapthaswarangal, a music programme.

Praveena later debuted in Malayalam cinema through Anil Babu’s Kaliyoonjal in which she was paired opposite Dileep. In quite a few films (Oral Mathram The Truth and Ezhupunna Tharakan) in which she played the character of Mammootty’s sister.

The State award came her way for her work in Agnisakshi and Oru Pennum Randaanum.

Praveena has performed as a voice artist, for actresses like Jyothirmayi in Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum for Kavya Madhavan in Mizhi Randilum and Sadanandante Samayam and for Padmapriya in Amrutham.

She has acted in few telefilms and advertisements. She is a very good dancer and has been judge to popular reality shows like Mummy & Me on Kairali TV, COMEDY STARS and STAR SINGER on Asianet.

She has attended many stage programmes, public functions, and talk shows.

Personal life[edit]

Praveena is born to Ramachandran Nair, a retired college professor and Lalithabhai on 11 April 1978. She has an elder brother Pramod Nair who works as a software engineer in United States. She is married to Pramod who previously worked as a Banker at Dubai, following which she took a short hiatus from acting. The couple have a daughter Gowri.[5] In 2012 she returned to India and is currently settled in Thiruvananthapuram with family. She published her book ''Kochu Kochu Valiya Karyangal"in 2015. She has started a business under Suryaputhra company which sells mineral water and Gaurisankaram publications.[6]

Awards[edit]

Kerala State Film Award

Other Awards

  • Amrita FEFKA Award - 2010 - Elektra
  • Asianet TV Award - 2005 - Swapnam (Best Actress)
  • Asianet TV Award - 2011 - Devimahatmyam (Best Actress)
  • Film Critic Award - Vasanthiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njaanum
  • Film Critic Award - Agnisakshi
  • Film Critic Award - Saphalyam
  • Mathrubhumi Best Actress Award - Swapnam
  • Mathrubhumi Best Actress Award -Agnisakshi
  • Muhammed Rafi Award
  • Ugma Award
  • German Malayalee Association Award
  • American Malayalee Association Award
  • Gulf Malayalee Association Award
  • Mathrubhumi Media - Swapnam serial
  • Dubbing Award - Novel
  • JC Daniel Foundation Award - Best actress
  • Ak Award
  • Data Award
  • Jeevan TV Award
  • Kumukara Foundation Award
  • Soalar Mini screen Award
  • Kerala Youth Festival Awards in 1996–1999

Filmography[edit]

As actor[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
TBA Green Apple Delayed
Urava filming
Sudoku Pre-Production
Avicharitha Charulatha Delayed
2016 Buddhanum Chaplinum Chirikkunnu Indulekha
2016 Kaattum Mazhayum
2016 Vetrivel Rasamanickam's wife Debut in Tamil
2015 100 Days of Love Adoor Pankajam
2015 Mili Nancy
2014/2015 Little Superman 3D Jeny Wilson Re-Released in 2015
2014 Study Tour Padmini Teacher
2014 Color Balloon Seetha
2014 Bangalore Days Shobha
2014 Law Point Geetha
2013 Ezhu Sundara Rathrikal Dr. Daisy
2013 Vedivazhipadu Divine Character/Passenger
2013 Weeping Boy Nabeesu
2013 Memories Parvathy
2013 Honey Bee Lisamma
2012 Ustad Hotel Fareeda
2012 Husbands in Goa Annie
2012 Akasmikam Teacher
2012 Mullamottum Munthiricharum Sumitra
2012 Manjadikuru Sheela
2011 Beautiful Doctor
2011 Super Hero
2011 Varadhanam
2010 Inganeyum Oral Priyamvadha/Sheela Devi
2010 Penpattanam Adv. Maheshwari Iyer
2010 Khilafath
2009 Vilapangalkkappuram Vilasini
2009 Duplicate
2009 Oru Pennum Randaanum Pankiyamma
2008 Thirakkatha Meera Extended Cameo Appearance
2008 Swarnam Radha
2007 Rock N Roll Mariya
2001 Swarnachirakumay -
2001 Nalacharitham Naalam Divasam Indu
2000 Manassil Oru Manjuthulli Maya
2000 Punaradhivasam Savithri
2000 Pilots Sr. Cindrella / Megha Mathew
1999 Vasanthiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njaanum Vasanthy
1999 Saaphalyam Ammu
1999 English Medium Snehalatha
1999 Rushy Vamsam Drama artist
1999 Mazhavillu Neena
1999 Ezhupunna Tharakan Rani
1999 Agnisakshi Thankam
1999 Gandheeyan Divya
1999 Onnaamvattam Kandappol Sophia
1998 Sreekrishnapurathe Nakshathrathilakkam Asha
1998 The Truth Gayathri
1998 Pranayavarnangal Vanaja
1998 Kalapam Gopika
1997 Oral Mathram Malavika Menon
1997 Rajathantram
1997 Kaliyoonjal Radha Debut movie

As a dubbing artist (partial)[edit]

Television[edit]

Television series as an actress[edit]

Year Show Language Channel Notes
2003 Swapnam Malayalam Asianet Won, Asian Paints Apex Ultima Asianet Family TV Awards 2005 for Best Daughter
Television Gallop Poll 2003 for Best Actress
2004 Megham Malayalam Asianet
2005 Swaram Malayalam Amrita TV
2006 Mounam Malayalam Surya TV
2007 Nandhanam Malayalam Surya TV
2008 Swami Ayyappan Malayalam Asianet
2008 Devimahathmyam Malayalam Asianet Dubbed to Tamil and Telugu as Adi Parasakthi
2008-2009 Namma Kudumbam Tamil Kalaignar TV
2010 Mazhayariyathe Malayalam Surya TV
2010-2011 Maharani Tamil Star Vijay
2010-2012 Devimahathmyam Malayalam Asianet Won, Asianet Television Awards 2011 for Popular actress
2011 Prayanam Malayalam Surya TV
2011-2012 Sabarimala Sreedharmashastha Malayalam Asianet
2011 Chila Nerangalil Chila Manushyar Malayalam Amrita TV
2012 Sri Padmanabham Malayalam Amrita TV
2012 Malakhamar Malayalam Mazhavil Manorama
2013 Mohakadal Malayalam Surya TV
2014 Gauri Malayalam Doordarshan
2014 Ullkkadal Malayalam Kairali TV
2014 Vadhu Malayalam Surya TV
2015–Present Priyamanaval Tamil Sun TV

Television programmes as an anchor[edit]

  • Sapthaswarangal (Music Show, Doordarshan)
  • Maharani 2009 (Star Vijay)

Telefilms as an actress[edit]

  • Neermathalathinte Pookkal (Surya TV)
  • Annayude Lillipookkal (Surya TV)

Advertisements (partial)[edit]

  • Nirapara
  • Immanual Silks
  • Aqua water purifier
  • KSFE
  • Kerala Handlooms
  • Chungath Prince Jewellery
  • Tata Gold Plus Jewllery
  • Udayakrishna Ghee

Albums[edit]

  • Sree Ramanam Devadevan

Reality shows as a judge[edit]

  • Raree Rareram Raro (Asianet Plus)
  • Mummy & Me (Kairali TV)
  • Idea Star Singer (Asianet)
  • Vodafone Comedy Stars (Asianet)
  • Yuvatharam (Jaihind TV)
  • Grihalakshmi (JaIhind TV)
  • Super Dancer Junior (Amrita TV)

Stage-related shows and programmes[edit]

Praveena has worked as program producer in Radio gulf. She has performed in stage programs in Germany, UAE, USA.

  • Classical events – Bhajans and Carnatic vocal in more than 50 temples
  • Albums – Sung in East Coast Vijayan albums and other 2 devotional albums

References[edit]

  1. ^ (24 August 2013) പ്രവീണ സീരിയല്‍ അഭിനയം നിര്‍ത്തിയതിനു പിന്നില്‍? Retrieved
  2. ^ "Kerala State Film Awards (Page 3)". Government of Kerala. Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Kerala State Film Awards (Page 4)". Government of Kerala. Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  4. ^ http:www.manoramaonline.com/cgi-bin/MMOnline.dll/portal/ep/malayalamContentView.do?contentId=15401575&programId=1073752204&channelId=-1073750705&BV_ID=@@@&tabId=3 Retrieved 28 November 2013.[dead link]
  5. ^ "On Record with:T.N.Gopakumar". asianetnews. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 
  6. ^ [1] Retrieved 17 November 2015.

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