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|Other names||Rasika p mani|
|Occupation||Actress, Dancer, Television Presenter|
|Spouse(s)||Krish (m. 2009–present)|
Sangeetha (stage name : Rasika Nivas at the start of her career) is an Indian film actress, model and female playback singer. She is known as Rasika in Malayalam movie industry. Making her acting debut in the mid-1990s, she is best known for her performances in the films Khadgam, Pithamagan, Uyir and Dhanam.
Sangeetha was born in Chennai, India, to Santharam and Bhanumathy. Her grandfather, K. R. Balan, is a film producer, who had produced more than 20 Tamil films. Also her father had produced several films. She has two brothers. Sangeetha is a Bharatanatyam dancer as she had learned Bharatanatyam during her school days.
She started her acting career in the late 1990s, beginning in an unreleased film opposite Venkat Prabhu titled Poonjolai. But eventually her debut release was the big-budget Malayalam political thriller, Gangotri. She subsequently played small roles in successful films like Summer in Bethlehem, Kaadhale Nimmadhi etc. She was cast as a second-heroine in the Mammootty-starrer Ezhupunna Tharakan. She also earned a small role in the Mohanlal-starrer Sradha. Her supporting roles in Khadgam and Pithamagan earned her Filmfare Awards in Telugu and Tamil. She then debuted in Kannada films alongside Sudeep in Nalla.
She was a judge on Vijay TV's hit show Jodi No.1. She was one of the three judges along with Silambarasan and Sundaram in Jodi No.1 Season Two and with S.J.Suryaah and Sundaram in Jodi No.1 and with Jeeva and Aishwarya Dhanush in Jodi No.1 Season Three.
She was a guest judge during the finals of Vasantham Central's Indian dance competition "Dhool" held in Singapore in 2008. She was the anchor of Enga Veetu Mapillai show in Colors Tamil.
|Summer in Bethlehem||Jyothi||Malayalam|
|Ingane Oru Nilapakshi||Sangeetha||Malayalam|
|Maa Ayana Sundarayya||Telugu|
|2002||Khadgam||Seethalakshmi||Telugu||Winner, Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award (Telugu)|
Winner, CineMAA Award for Best Supporting Actress
|Ee Abbai Chala Manchodu||Jeevitha||Telugu|
|Ore Nee Prema Bangaram Kaanu||Sangeeta||Telugu|
|Pithamagan||Gomathy||Tamil||Winner, Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award (Tamil)|
Winner, Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
|Nenu Pelliki Ready||Priya||Telugu|
|Tiger Harishchandra Prasad||Swathi||Telugu|
|2004||Maa Intikoste Em Testaaru-Mee Intikoste Em Istaaru||Haarika Madhav||Telugu|
|Kushi Kushiga||Satya Bhama||Telugu|
|Vijayendra Varma||Telugu||Guest appearance|
|Naa Oopiri||Gowri Venu||Telugu|
|Adirindayya Chandram||Padmavathy (Paddu)||Telugu|
|47A Besant Nagar Varai||Tamil|
|Evano Oruvan||Vathsala Vasudevan||Tamil|
|Maa Ayana Chanti Pilladu||Chintamani||Telugu|
|Nayagan||Dr. Sandhya Viswanath||Tamil|
|2009||Naan Avanillai 2||Mahalakshmi||Tamil|
|2010||Srimati Kalyanam||Swetha / Sita||Telugu|
|Manmadan Ambu||Deepa||Tamil||Nominated, Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award (Tamil)|
Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Supporting Actress
|2011||Uchithanai Muharnthaal||Nadesan's wife||Tamil|
|2013||Vanakkam Chennai||Girija||Tamil||Guest appearance|
|2015||Massu Engira Masilamani||S. Shankari||Tamil||Guest appearance|
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