Sangeetha Krish

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sangeetha
Born (1978-10-21) 21 October 1978 (age 41)
Other namesRasika p mani
OccupationActress, Dancer, Television Presenter
Years active1998–present
Spouse(s)Krish (m. 2009–present)

Sangeetha (stage name : Rasika Nivas at the start of her career) is an Indian film actress, model[1] 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.

Early life[edit]

Sangeetha was born in Chennai,[2] 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.[3] She has two brothers.[2] Sangeetha is a Bharatanatyam dancer as she had learned Bharatanatyam during her school days.[4]

Career[edit]

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.

Television[edit]

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.

Personal life[edit]

She married film playback singer Krish on 1 February 2009 at the Arunachaleshwarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai.[5] The couple have a daughter Shiviya born in 2012.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
Poonjolai Tamil
1997 Gangothri Gopika Malayalam
Aattuvela Malu Malayalam
1998 Bhagavath Singh Tamil
Kaadhale Nimmadhi Tamil
Udhavikku Varalaamaa Stella Tamil
Summer in Bethlehem Jyothi Malayalam
1999 Deepasthambham Mahascharyam Priya Malayalam
Guest House Tamil
Asala Sandadi Telugu
Anbulla Kadhalukku Priya Tamil
English Medium Radhika Malayalam
Ezhupunna Tharakan Aiswarya Malayalam
2000 Doubles Sangeetha Tamil
Sradha Jelisha Malayalam
Varnakkazchchakal Susan Malayalam
Ingane Oru Nilapakshi Sangeetha Malayalam
2001 Kabadi Kabadi Mythili Tamil
Uthaman Devika Malayalam
Navvuthu Bathakalira Jayamma Telugu
Maa Ayana Sundarayya Telugu
2002 Khadgam Seethalakshmi Telugu Winner, Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award (Telugu)
Winner, CineMAA Award for Best Supporting Actress
2003 Pellam Oorelte Sandhya Telugu
Ee Abbai Chala Manchodu Jeevitha Telugu
Aayudam Kalyani 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
Nalla Preethi Kannada
Vijayendra Varma Telugu Guest appearance
2005 Sankranthi Kalyani Telugu
Naa Oopiri Gowri Venu Telugu
Adirindayya Chandram Padmavathy (Paddu) Telugu
2006 Uyir Arundhathi Sathya Tamil
Kasu Prarthana Tamil
47A Besant Nagar Varai Tamil
2007 Bahumati Bhanumathi Venkataramana Telugu
Evano Oruvan Vathsala Vasudevan Tamil
2008 Kaalai Lakshmi Tamil
Maa Ayana Chanti Pilladu Chintamani Telugu
Nepali Herself Tamil Cameo appearance
Magic Lamp Alphonsa Malayalam
Nayagan Dr. Sandhya Viswanath Tamil
Dhanam Dhanam Anantharaman Tamil
2009 Naan Avanillai 2 Mahalakshmi Tamil
Mathiya Chennai Tamil
2010 Srimati Kalyanam Swetha / Sita Telugu
Kutti Pisasu Gayathri Tamil
Cara Majaka Gayathri Telugu
Bombat Car Gayathri Kannada
Puthran Devaki Tamil
Manmadan Ambu Deepa Tamil Nominated, Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award (Tamil)
Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Supporting Actress
Thambikottai Beeda Pandiamma Tamil
2011 Uchithanai Muharnthaal Nadesan's wife Tamil
2013 Vanakkam Chennai Girija Tamil Guest appearance
2015 Massu Engira Masilamani S. Shankari Tamil Guest appearance
2017 Mupparimanam Herself Tamil Guest appearance
Neruppu Da Annam Tamil

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Telugu Film Actress Sangeetha Biography, Actress Sangeetha thottumkal Profile. | Telugu Movie Talkies | Upcoming Telugu Movies | Telugu Movie News | Telugu Movie Reviews | Tollywood Cinema News". Telugu Movie Talkies. Missing or empty |url= (help)
  2. ^ a b Sangeetha Archived 20 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine. Interview at totaltollywood.com
  3. ^ "AllIndianSite.com Tollywood - It's All About Sangeetha". Tollywood.allindiansite.com. Retrieved 5 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Tamil Nadu / Chennai News : Actor Sangeetha content with her success". The Hindu. 3 August 2006. Retrieved 5 August 2012.
  5. ^ "Actress Sangeeta weds singer Krish - Telugu cinema marriage". Idlebrain.com. Retrieved 5 August 2012.
  6. ^ "Events - Numerous Stars At Sangeetha – Krish Wedding". IndiaGlitz. 1 February 2009. Retrieved 5 August 2012.

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