Rani (Tamil actress)

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Rani
Other names"O Podu" Rani and Raksha
OccupationActress, Television Presenter and Producer

Rani also known as Raksha is an Indian actress who appears in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi films. She has acted as the heroine in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam movies. Some of her movies as heroine Villu Pattukaran, "Uncle bun", "Johney walker", "Priyapatta kuppu", Chirunavvula Varamistava, Oka Chinna mata, Manavudu Danavudu, aho Brhamma oho shishya, o paniaipothundhi babu, and apart from some supporting roles in films like Avvai Shanmughi and Gemini. She is best known for the song "O Podu" from Gemini, sung by Anuradha Sriram and picturised on her; she is often referred to as "O Podu" Rani. Also she is very popular by Chinnadana osi chinnadana song from Premalekha Telugu film. She won Andhra Pradesh government Nandi award for best supporting actress for the film "Nachavule".

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
1992 Johny walker Chandini Malayalam Debut
1992 Uncle Bun Asha James Malayalam
1992 Johnnie Walker (film) Chandini Tamil
1992 Priyapetta Kukku Anu Tamil
1992 Villu Pattukaran Abhirami Tamil
1993 Chirunavvula Varamistava Vijaya Telugu
1994 Nattamai Tamil
1994 One Man Army Kannada
1994 Namma Annachi Tamil Special appearance in the song "Enna Dappa Partyinnu"
1995 Raasaiyya Tamil Special appearance in the song "Dindukallu Dindukallu"
1996 Andha Naal Poornitha Tamil
1996 Kadhal Kottai Tamil Special appearance in the song "Vellarikka"
1996 Avvai Shanmughi Kousalya (Kousi) Tamil
1997 Pudhalvan Tamil Special appearance in the song "Cellular Phone"
1997 Oka Chinna Maata Telugu
1997 Kadhal Palli Tamil
1998 Yama Jathakudu Telugu
1998 Yaare Neenu Cheluve Kannada Special appearance in the song "Chakkotha Chakkotha"
1999 Edhirum Pudhirum Tamil Special appearance in the song "Kaatthu Pasappasanga"
1999 Sivan Tamil Special appearance in the song "Egypt Nattu Cleopatra"
1999 Nenjinile Tamil Special appearance in the song "Madras Dhost"
2000 Bulandi Hindi
2000 Uyirile Kalanthathu Tamil Special appearance in the song "Coca Cola Pole"
2001 Kurigalu Saar Kurigalu Kannada
2001 Baava Baamaida Kannada
2002 Gemini Kamini Tamil
2002 Game Tamil Special appearance in the song "Adi Sakka"[1]
2002 Indra Telugu Special appearance
2003 Kadhal Sadugudu Tamil Special appearance in the song 'Sugandhi Shellai'
2004 Varnajalam Tamil
2008 Nachavule Telugu
2009 Bumper Offer Telugu
2008 Pandhayam Chinna Maami Tamil [2] Special appearance in the song 'Chinna Maamiye'
2012 Ooh La La La Tamil
2014 Emo Gurram Egaravachu Telugu
2017 Chitrangada Anandhi Telugu
2018 Pakka Nattami Wife Tamil
2018 Thithirunana Nasriya Tamil Filming

TV Series[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "'O podu' Rani re-enters in Pandhayam!". 9 August 2008.