Sithara (actress)

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Sithara
Native name സിതാര
Born (1973-06-30) 30 June 1973 (age 43)
Kilimanoor, Kerala, India
Occupation Actress
Years active 1986 - Present
Known for Mazhavilkavadi
Chamayam
Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal
Pudhu Vasantham
Parent(s) Parameshwaran Nair
Valsala Nair

Sithara (born Sithara Nair 30 June 1973) is an Indian film actress known for her works predominantly in Tamil cinema, along with Malayalam, Telugu, and Kannada films. She made her Kollywood debut in 1989 with K. Balachander's Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal.[1] She is best known for her performances in super-hit films such as Padayappa, Halunda Tavaru, Pudhu Vasantham. She is also known for her works in Television.[2][3][4]

In a film career spanning thirty years, she has starred in over sixty films in a variety of roles. Her recent Telugu hits include Srimanthudu, Shankaraabharanm, and Bhale Bhale Magadivoy.[5]

Sithara is making a comeback to Kollywood films with Nagesh Thiraiyarangam directed by Guinness record holder Isaq.[6][7][8]

Early life[edit]

She was born as the eldest among three children to Parameshwaran Nair and Valsala Nair in Kilimanoor. Her father Parameshwaran Nair was an engineer at Electricity board and her mother was also an officer at Electricity board. She has two younger brothers, Pratheesh and Abhilash. She Studied in Lourdes Mount School, Vattappara, Trivandrum. She was studying for pre university degree at Sree Shankara Vidyapeetom college, Kilimanoor, when she acted in her debut movie Kaveri.[9]

Selected Filmography[edit]

Tamil films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1989 Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal Jyothi
1990 Pudhu Pudhu Ragangal
1990 Unnai Solli Kutramillai Janaki
1990 Manaivi Vantha Neram
1990 Pudhu Vasantham Gowri
1990 Puriyaadha Pudhir
1991 Pattondru Kettaen
1991 Archana IAS Archana
1991 Aadi Viratham
1992 Kaaval Geetham
1992 Endrum Anbudan
1992 Matha Gomatha
1993 Maamiyar Veedu Anandavalli
1994 Pondattiye Deivam Parimala, Shyamala
1995 Thai Thangai Paasam
1998 Natpukaaga Prabhavathy's Sister
1999 Chinna Durai Maragatham
1999 Unnai Solli Kutramillai Janaki
1999 Padayappa Padayappa's sister
2000 Manu Needhi
2000 Mugavaree Shantha
2013 Mathappu
2014 Poojai Ramaswamy's wife
2017 Munnodi
2017 Nagesh Thiraiyarangam Filming
2013 Padam Pesum Delayed

Kannada films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Chakravyuha
2015 Mr. Airavata Sita Devi
2013 Janma Rajeswari
2010 Naanu Nanna Kanasu Kalpana
2001 Jenu Goodu
1998 Bayalu Deepa
1997 Sangliyana Part-3 [10]
1997 Ganesha I Love You
1997 Jackie Chan
1997 Police Bete Leela
1997 Ammavra Ganda
1996 Aayudha
1996 Anuraga Devathe
1996 Hettavala Koogu
1996 Muddina Aliya
1996 Bangarada Mane
1995 Karulina Kudi
1995 Kavya
1995 Bangarada Kalasha
1995 Betegara
1995 Shiva Leele
1995 Deergha Sumangali
1995 Ganeshana Galate
1994 Halunda Tavaru

Telugu films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1990 Manasu Mamatha
1991 Teneteega Amrutha
1991 Jeevana Chadarangam
1991 Niyantha Jhansi
1991 Srivari Chindulu
1992 Bharatham
1992 Sukravaram Mahalakshmi
1999 Sneham Kosam Gowri
2004 Samba [11]
2009 Josh Sathya's mother
2010 Brindavanam Lakshmi
2010 Gudu Gudu Gunjam Seeta
2012 Yamaho Yama Yana' wife
2014 Legend Jaidev's younger sister
2014 Chinnadana Nee Kosam
2015 Srimanthudu Charuseela's mother
2015 Bhale Bhale Magadivoy Lucky's mother
2016 Janatha Garage Bujji's Mother
2017 Sathamanam Bhavati
2017 Oxygen Filming

Malayalam films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1986 Kaveri Kaveri
1987 Oridathu Rema
1987 Ponnu
1988 Mukthi Shobha
1988 Padippura
1988 Aryan Thatrikutty
1988 Paadha Mudra
1989 Muthukkudayum Choodi Gayathri
1989 Naduvazhikal Rema
1989 Mazhavilkavadi Amminikutty
1989 Puthiya Karukkal Sindu
1989 Chanakyan Geethu
1989 Ezhunnallathu Remani
1989 Jaathakam Malini
1990 Vachanam Maya
1990 Maanmizhiyaal Prasanna
1990 Orukkam Bhagi
1993 Chamayam Liza
1993 Journalist Ranjini Menon
1993 Chamayam Liza [12]
1994 Bhagyavan Ammu
1997 Guru Vaidehi
1999 Panchapaandavar Yamuna
2009 Bharya Onnu Makkal Moonnu Lisamma [13]
2009 Vellathooval Jiya' aunt
2013 Black Butterfly Arathy's mother
2015 Saigal Padukayanu Sujatha

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Sithara back to movies". www.filmibeat.com. 
  3. ^ Y. SUNITA CHOWDHARY. "The evergreen star". The Hindu. 
  4. ^ "Malayalam Movie Actress Sithara - Nettv4u". nettv4u. 
  5. ^ "Complete List Of Sithara Movies - Actress Sithara Filmography". spicyonion.com. 
  6. ^ "தியேட்டரில் நடக்கும் கதைதான் ‘நாகேஷ் திரையரங்கம்’ திரைப்படம்". Tamil Cinetalk. 14 October 2016. Retrieved 4 December 2016. 
  7. ^ "கின்னஸ் சாதனையாளர் இயக்கும் ‘நாகேஷ் திரையரங்கம்’". Chennai Online. 14 October 2016. Retrieved 4 December 2016. 
  8. ^ Subramanian, Anupama (27 October 2016). "Veteran Latha returns as a tribal woman". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 4 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "ഞാൻ പ്രണയിച്ചിരുന്നു. പക്ഷേ...". manoramaonline.com. Retrieved 1 December 2015. 
  10. ^ "sanglyana". kannadamoviesinfo.wordpress.com. 
  11. ^ "nett4u". nettv4u.com. 
  12. ^ "sithara". teluguvids.com. 
  13. ^ "sithara". nowrunning.com. 

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