Raadhika Sarathkumar

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Raadhika Sarathkumar
Radhika at CCL T20 2011.jpg
Radhika at CCL T20 in 2011
Born (1962-08-21) 21 August 1962 (age 53)
Colombo
Occupation Actress, producer
Years active 1978–1990
1993–present
Spouse(s) Prathap Pothan (m.1985–1986) (divorced)
Richard Hardy (m.1990–1992) (divorced)
Sarathkumar (m.2001–present)
Parent(s) M. R. Radha (Mohan Rajagopala Radhakrishnan Naidu)
Geetha Radha
Family Nirosha (sister)

Raadhika Sarathkumar is an Indian television and film actress, entrepreneur and producer.

She is the founder of Radaan Mediaworks India Limited,[1] which has produced successful serials Chitti, Annamalai, Selvi, Arasi, and Idi Katha Kadu (Telugu). She is an Indian film actress known for her works predominantly in Tamil and Telugu cinema and few Malayalam films and popular in the 80s. She has acted in over 200 movies in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi. She was a top mainstream actress over a decade of the years from 1978 to 1990. After her marriage to Richard Hardy in 1990, She settled in London. Later she comeback and started as an supporting actress from 1993 to present. She was a judge on Vijay TV's Jodi Number One Season 4. She has also produced a film titled Meendum Oru Kaadhal Kathai, which won the Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director.[2]

Filmography[edit]

As an actress[edit]

In order of languages in which she acted the most to least number of films.

Tamil[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1978 Kizhake Pogum Rail Paanjaali
1979 Inikkum Ilamai Lakshmi
1979 Niram Maaratha Pookkal
1979 Anbae Sangeetha
1980 Enga Ooru Rasathi
1980 Chinnasiru Kiliye
1980 Ethir Veettu Jannal
1980 Bhama Rukmani
1980 Ilamai Kolam
1980 Thai Pongal
1980 Kumari Pennin Ullathile
1981 Indru Poi Naalai Vaa Jaya
1982 Pokkiri Raja Raja's love interest
1982 Ranga Ganga
1982 Eera Vizhi Kaaviyangal
1983 Moondru Mugam Rekha
1983 Veetula Raman Veliyila Krishnan
1984 Anbulla Rajinikanth Herself
1984 Dhavani Kanavugal
1984 Meendum oru Kaadal Kathai
1984 Nallavanuku Nallavan
1984 Nilavu Suduvathillai
1985 Naane Raja Naane Mandhiri
1985 Paasa Paravaigal
1985 Pagal Nilavu Thulasi
1985 Neethiyin Marupakkam
1986 Dharma Devathai Jhansi Rani
1987 Per Sollum Pillai
1987 Oorkavalan Vadivu
1987 Veerapandiyan Meena
1987 Uzhavan Magan
1987 Sirai Paravai
1988 Rettai Vaal Kuruvi Radha
1988 Paadatha Thenikkal
1988 Nallavan
1988 Therkathi Kallan
1988 Kaalaiyum Neeye Maalaiyum Neeye
1989 Poonthotta Kaavalkaaran
1989 Thai Pongal
1989 Thendral Sudum
1989 Ninaivu Chinnam Bhagyam
1990 Keladi Kanmani Sharada
1993 Kizhakku Cheemayile Virumaayi
1994 Varavu Ettana Selavu Pathana Lakshmi
1994 Pavithra Pavithra
1994 Namma Annachi Gayathri
1994 Pudupatti Ponnuthayi
1995 Pasumpon Nachiyar
1995 Rani Maharaani Rani
1995 Raasaiyya Madhavi
1995 Villadhi Villain Parvathi/Bombai Maami
1995 Puthiya Aatchi Vivekanandan's wife
1995 Ragasiya Police Central Minister
1996 Karuvelam Pookkal Vadivu
1997 Sakthi Seethalakshmi
1997 Suryavamsham Sakthivel Gounder's Wife
1998 Kaadhale Nimmadhi Bhagyam
1998 Jeans Sundaramba
1998 En Aasai Rasave
1998 Veera Thalattu
1998 Senthooram Devaatha
1999 Kummi Paattu
1999 Amarkalam Ganga
1999 Poomagal Oorvalam Prasanth's Adopted Mother
1999 Sivan Sivagami
1999 Tajmahal
2000 Sudhandhiram Advocate Padmini
2001 Roja Kootam
2007 Kannamoochi Yenada Dhamayanthi
2008 Pandhayam Masanam's Wife
2012 Saguni Ramani
2013 Chennaiyil Oru Naal Gautham's wife
2014 Poojai Rajalakshmi
2014 Sandamarutham
2015 Naanum Rowdydhaan Filming
2015 Vijay 59 Filming
2015 VIP 2 Filming

Telugu[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1981 Nyayam Kavali Bharathi Devi Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu
1981 Radha Kalyanam Radha
1981 Kirayi Rowdylu Jyothi
1981 Dabbu Dabbu Dabbu
1981 Priya
1982 Idi Pellantara
1982 Vayyari Bhamulu Vagalamari Bhartulu
1982 Billa Ranga
1982 Yamakinkarudu Radha
1982 Patnam Vachina Pativrathalu Lalithamba
1982 Mondi Ghatam Latha
1983 Prema Pichollu Prema
1983 Palletoori Monagadu Dr. Santhi
1983 Abhilasha Archana
1983 Shivudu Shivudu Shivudu
1983 Puli Bebbuli Sita's sister
1983 Gudachari No.1 Rekha
1983 Simhapuri Simham
1983 Trisulam
1983 Thodu Needa Radha
1984 Hero
1984 Srimathi Kaavali Jaya
1984 Yuddam
1984 Babbulu Gadi Debba
1984 Kondaveeti Nagulu
1984 Bava Maradalu
1984 Abhimanyudu
1984 Punyam Koddi Purushudu
1984 Anubandham
1984 Grihalakshmi
1985 Swati Mutyam Lalitha
1985 Mangalya Balam
1985 Jwala
1985 Ragile Gundelu Radha
1986 Jeevana Poratam
1986 Bandham
1986 Shanti Nivasam
1986 Jailu pakshi
1987 Aranyakanda Poornima
1987 Donga Mogudu Seetha
1987 Sardar Dharmanna
1987 Karthika Pournami
1987 Aradhana Gangamma
1987 Aatma Bandhuvulu
1987 America Abbayi
1987 Nyayaniki Sankellu
1988 Anna Chellelu
1990 Raja Vikramarka Maya
1990 Idem pellam baboi
1992 Swati Kiranam Sarada
1994 Palnati Pourusham Maya
1997 Kutumba Gouravam
1998 Suryavamsam Vasundhara
1999 Prema Katha Subhadra Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actress

Hindi[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1979 Hamare Tumhare Sonia
1986 Asli Naqli Vijay's sister
1986 Naseeb Apna Apna Chanda Singh
1987 Sathyam Shivam Sundaram
1987 Kudrat Ka Kanoon Aarti Verma / Miss Julie Singh
1990 Aaj Ka Arjun Laxmi Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
1990 Mera Pati Sirf Mera Hai Roopa P. Chandra
1993 Tum Karo Vaada Soniya
1998 Himmatwala
1999 Lal Baadshah Mrs. Ranbhir Singh

Malayalam[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1983 Justice Raja Anitha
1985 Koodum Thedi Devi
1985 Makan Ente Makan Sujatha
1993 Arthana Bharathi

Kannada[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1983 Prachanda Kulla
1985 Jeevana Chakra Ranga's Wife
1987 Sathyam Shivam Sundaram
1991 Nagini Dubbed into Hindi with same name.

Television[edit]

Year Series/Show Role Notes
1999–2001 Chithi Sarada / Sakthi Dubbed in Telugu as Pinni, Dubbed in Sinhala as Punchi
Idhi Katha Kadhu Telugu Serial
2002–2004 Annamalai Annamalai
2005–2006 Selvi Selvi Dubbed in Telugu as Lakshmi
2007–2009 Arasi Arasi / Selvi Dubbed in Telugu as Jhansi
2009–2013 Chellamay Chellamma
2013–2013 Puriyaamal Pirinthom Priya Singapore Tamil drama broadcast on MediaCorp Vasantham [3]
2013–present Vani Rani Vani / Rani Dubbed in Malayalam as Vani Rani itself

As a producer[edit]

Year Film Language Notes
2005 Jithan Tamil
2006 Thalaimagan Tamil
2007 Kannamoochi Yenada Tamil
2013 Chennaiyil Oru Naal Tamil
2014 Pulivaal Tamil
2014 Sandamarutham Tamil
2015 Maari Tamil Released
2015 Idhu Enna Mayam Tamil Released
2015 Pambhu Sattai Tamil Filming

Award and nomination[edit]

Filmfare Awards
Filmfare Awards South
Nandi Awards
National Film Awards
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Board of Directors". RAADAAN MEDIAWORDS INDIA LIMITED. 
  2. ^ "Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film". Awards and Shows. 
  3. ^ "Oru Nayagi Oru Novel". Vasantham on xinmsn Entertainment. 
  4. ^ "32 National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 18 December 2011. 

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