Sangeeta Krishnasamy

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Sangeeta Krishnasamy is a Malaysian actress and model.[1][2] She did a small role in Kollywood movie after making an appearance in Venkat Prabhu's hit Goa and as the female lead in ZHA among famous South Indian film actors.[3] In 2015 was the female lead for two hit Malaysian Tamil movies Vetti Pasanga & Vennira Iravugal. Vennira Iravugal became an acclaimed Malaysian Tamil movie after it was screened in several film festivals around Europe and winning a special jury award at the Norway Tamil Film Festival in 2014, subsequently taking home all 5 awards in all categories at the Malaysian Kalai Ulagam Awards in 2015. She is among the top actress in Malaysian Tamil Cinema.

She won awards at the Malaysian Kalai Ulagam Award 2015 for Best Actress in Movie and Telemovie category.[4] The FFM 29 Best Film, Adiwiraku earned her the Best Actress of 2017 award, marked her first venture into mainstream malaysian cinema, and despite being a newcomer and her first film in the malay language, she made it to the top five of the Best Actress category and subsequently also won at Anugerah Skrin and The Kuala Lumpur Film Critics Award, making her not only the first Indian but also the first actress to win all three in the same year.

Sangeeta Krishnasamy is of ethnic Malaysian Indian. She was born in Kuala Lumpur and studied law in University of London, she started her career as a model while studying when she was offered to model for Nikon's online campaign, she speaks Tamil, Malay, English fluently.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Language Notes
2009 Goa Tamil Kollywood Movie
2010 I Know What You Did Last Deepavali Tamil
2012 ZHA Tamil
2014 Vennira Iravuggal Tamil Malaysian Kalai Ulagam Award 2015 for Best Actress Award in Movie category
2014 Vetti Pasangge Tamil Pasangge Trilogy
2015 Maravan Tamil
2017 Adiwiraku English
Malay
Tamil
29th Malaysia Film Festival 2017 for Best Actress Award
Anugerah Skrin 2017 for Best Film Actress Award
Kuala Lumpur Film Critics Awards 2017 for Best Actress Award
2017 Kambathe Kannemma Tamil
2017 Ennaval Tamil
2018 Villavan Tamil
2018 Vedigundu Pasangge Tamil Highest grossing Malaysian Tamil film of all time
The Final Sequel Of Pasangge Trilogy
2018 Rise: Ini Kalilah Malay
2019 Proksi Malay Post-production

Television[5][edit]

Year Title Language Notes
2009 Manippu Tamil
2009 Satyam Sivam Sundram Tamil
2009 Deepa Kondattam Tamil Deepavali Special
2010 Bangsar Villa's Tamil
2010 Narmadha Tamil
2010 A Night Before Christmas Tamil and English Christmas Special
2011 Natpu Natpu Tamil
2011 Netru Illatha Matram Tamil [6]
2011 Natpugal Pirivathillai Tamil [7]
2012 Last Chance Tamil
2014 Unarvu Tamil Malaysian Kalai Ulagam Award 2015 for Best Actress Award in Telemovie and DVD category
2015 Mounam Tamil

Hosting and Emcee[8][edit]

Title Language Channel Notes
ATTAM 100 VAGAI Tamil Astro Vaanavil
Sukaneka 1 Malaysia Malay TV2
Yellaithandi Varuvera Tamil Astro Vaanavil Pongal special show
Kaadhal Oviyam Tamil Astro Vaanavil
AIM Malaysian-Indian Award English Astro Vaanavil Award Show

TVC[edit]

  • L’Oreal Hair Asia Pacific Malaysia
  • NTV7 Stars of Diwali
  • Nikon ambassador web
  • Tourism Malaysia 2010-2012
  • Swami Sivananda Hair Oil
  • Hari Pahlawan Kerinduan
  • SPS Jewelries Nilai Ambassador

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Awards Category Nominated works Recipients Result
2015 Malaysian Kalai Ulagam Award 2015 Best Actress Award in Movie category Vennira Iravuggal Herself Won
Best Actress Award in Telemovie and DVD category Unarvu Won
2017 29th Malaysia Film Festival Best Actress Adiwiraku Herself Won[9]
Kuala Lumpur Film Critics' Awards 2017 Won[10]
Anugerah Skrin 2017 Best Film Actress Award Won[11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sangeeta Krishnasamy". IMDb.
  2. ^ "Malaysian Tamil Actress".
  3. ^ http://www.selliyal.com/?p=65090
  4. ^ http://www.dailyseni.com.my/v3/a-conversation-with-malaysian-actress-sangeeta-krishnasamy/
  5. ^ "sangeetakrishnasamy: TV Drama".
  6. ^ http://mytamilchannel.com/index/netru-illatha-matram-the-making/
  7. ^ "Welcome to Sabtham's Vision - Natpugal Pirivathillai". www.sabthamsvision.com.my.
  8. ^ "sangeetakrishnasamy: Hosting".
  9. ^ T K Letchumy Tamboo. "FFM29: 10 perkara perlu tahu tentang Sangeetha Krishnasamy". astro awani (in Malay). Retrieved 2017-12-30.
  10. ^ "Majlis Pengkritik Filem Kuala Lumpur". ampfkl.blogspot.my.
  11. ^ http://www.gempak.com/artikel/7239/senarai-pemenang-anugerah-skrin-2017-hanyut-raih-trofi-filem-terbaik. Missing or empty |title= (help)