Sithara (actress)

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Sithara
Born (1973-06-30) 30 June 1973 (age 46)
OccupationActress
Years active1986–2000
2010–present
Known forMazhavilkavadi
Chamayam
Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal
Pudhu Vasantham
Parent(s)Parameshwaran Nair
Valsala Nair

Sithara (born Sithara Nair) is an Indian film actress known for her works predominantly in Malayalam and Tamil cinema, along with 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 Unnai Solli Kutramillai Janaki
1990 Pudhu Pudhu Ragangal Saradha
1990 Manaivi Vantha Neram
1990 Pudhu Vasantham Gowri
1990 Puriyaadha Pudhir Sindhu
1990 Oru Veedu Iru Vasal Guest Appearance
1991 Paattondru Ketten
1991 Archana IAS Archana
1991 Aadi Viratham Savithri
1992 Kaaval Geetham Priya
1992 Endrum Anbudan Nandhini
1992 Matha Gomatha Santhi
1993 Maamiyar Veedu Anandavalli
1993 Pettredutha Pillai Kalyani
1994 Pondattiye Deivam Parimala, Shyamala
1995 Thai Thangai Paasam
1998 Natpukaaga Gowri
1999 Chinna Durai Maragatham
1999 Padayappa Padayappa's sister
2000 Manu Needhi Poongodi's mother
2000 Mugavaree Shantha
2000 Thirunelveli Varadappan's wife
2011 Sarithram
2013 Mathappu
2013 Padam Pesum Delayed
2014 Poojai Ramaswamy's wife
2017 Munnodi Sathya's mother
2018 Nagesh Thiraiyarangam Nagesh's mother

Kannada films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1994 Halunda Tavaru Jyothi
1994 Indian Asha
1995 Karulina Kudi Yashodha
1995 Kavya Kalpana
1995 Bangarada Kalasha Uma
1995 Betegara Radha
1995 Shiva Leele Kalyani
1995 Deergha Sumangali Gayathri
1995 Ganeshana Galate -
1995 Shravana Sanje Sarasu
1996 Aayudha Jyoti
1996 Anuraga Devathe Kaveri
1996 Hettavala Koogu Tulasi
1996 Muddina Aliya Kasthuri
1996 Mane Mane Ramayana Sahana
1996 Bangarada Mane Megha
1996 Sthree Seetu
1997 Sangliyana Part-3 Kalpana
1997 Ganesha I Love You Soundarya
1997 Jackie Chan Prathap's lover
1997 Police Bete Leela
1997 Ammavra Ganda Prenu
1998 Bayalu Deepa
2001 Jenu Goodu Saradha
2010 Naanu Nanna Kanasu Kalpana
2013 Janma Rajeswari
2015 Mr. Airavata Sita Devi
2016 Chakravyuha
2018 Brihaspathi Sudhir's mother
2018 Buckasura -
2018 Amma I Love You Annapurna

Telugu films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1990 Manasu Mamatha
1990 Vishnu
1991 Teneteega Amrutha
1991 Jeevana Chadarangam
1991 Niyantha Jhansi
1991 Ganga Ganga
1991 Srivari Chindulu
1992 Bharatham
1992 Sukravaram Mahalakshmi
1992 Prema Sikhiram
1992 Vasundhara
1993 Maa Variki Pelli
1999 Sneham Kosam Gowri
2004 Samba Samba's sister [10]
2009 Josh Sathya's mother
2010 Brindavanam Lakshmi
2010 Gudu Gudu Gunjam Seeta
2012 Yamaho Yama Yana' wife
2013 Om 3D Jyothi
2014 Legend Jaidev's younger sister
2014 Chinnadana Nee Kosam Nithin's Mother
2014 Naa Raakumarudu
2015 Srimanthudu Charuseela's mother
2015 Bhale Bhale Magadivoy Lucky's mother
2015 Sankarabharanam Rajjo Devi
2016 Janatha Garage Bujji's Mother
2017 Sathamanam Bhavati Sudha
2017 Oxygen Raghupathi's wife
2017 Jaya Janaki Nayaka Aswith Narayana's wife
2017 2 countries Laya's Mother
2018 Rangula Ratnam Vishnu's Mother
2018 Bharat Ane Nenu Bharat's step mother
2018 Raju Gadu Seeta
2018 Srinivasa Kalyanam Lakshmi .[11]
2018 Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava Varalakshmi
2018 Hello Guru Prema Kosame Gayatri
2019 Mr. Majnu Nikitha's mother
2019 Jodi
TBA Madhanam

Malayalam films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1986 Kaveri Kaveri
1987 Oridathu Rema
1987 Ponnu
1988 Mukthi Shobha
1988 Padippura Ammu
1988 Aryan Thatrikutty
1988 Paadha Mudra Sharadha
1989 Muthukkudayum Choodi Gayathri
1989 Naduvazhikal Rema
1989 Mazhavilkavadi Amminikutty
1989 Puthiya Karukkal Sindu
1989 Chanakyan Geethu
1989 Jaathakam Malini
1990 Purappadu Kunjumol
1990 Vachanam Maya
1990 Maanmizhiyaal Prasanna
1990 Orukkam Bhagi
1991 Ezhunnallathu Remani
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 Sheela
2013 Black Butterfly Indira
2015 Saigal Padukayanu Sujatha

TV Serials[edit]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ Y. SUNITA CHOWDHARY. "The evergreen star". The Hindu.
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  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. ^ "nett4u". nettv4u.com.
  11. ^ Jayakrishnan (14 March 2018). "Mahesh Babu and Kiara Advani shooting a romantic number for 'Bharat Ane Nenu'". The Times of India. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
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