Sona Nair

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Sona Nair
Born4 March 1975
NationalityIndian
OccupationActress
Years active1996–present
Spouse(s)Udayan Ambadi
Parent(s)K.Sudhakaran, Vasundara

Sona Nair is an Indian film actress working mainly in Malayalam films who is best known for roles in television soaps.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Sona Nair was born to Sudhakaran and Vasundara on 4 March 1975 at Thiruvananthapuram. Her father was working in Muscat and mother was a school teacher. She had her primary education from Al-Uthuman Higher Secondary School, Kazhakoottam, Trivandrum where her mother was a teacher. She pursued degree from Govt. College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram.[2]

She is married to Malayalam movie cameraman Udayan Ambadi on 1996.[3][citation needed]

Career[edit]

Thooval Kottaram was her first movie in Malayalam. In this movie, she played a character named Hema. After this, she appeared in films such as Kadhanayakan, Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal, Arayannangalude Veedu, Manassinakkare, Passenger and more.[4]

Sona also acted in Priyadarshan's Bollywood comedy films Malamaal Weekly in 2006 and Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal in 2012. She also acted in two Malayalam anthology films, Naalu Pennungal and Kerala Cafe (in the segment "Makal").

Awards, nominations[edit]

In 2004, Sona has received the Best Actress Award in the "Kaveri Film Critics Television Awards" for her role in a telefilm Rachiyamma, telecasted on Doordarshan.[5] She has been chosen as the Best Female Actor in the television category of Sathyan Memorial Awards, 2008. In 2006, she won the Best Supporting Actress award in both Kerala State TV Awards and telefilm category of Sathyan Memorial Awards, for her role in Amrita TV's Samasya.[6][7]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Note
1986 T. P. Balagopalan M.A. Singer of prayer group Child Artist
1996 Thooval Kottaram Hema
1997 The Car Beena
1997 Katha Nayagan Padmanabhan Nair's kin
1997 Bhoopathi Meera
1999 The Godman Ayisha
1999 Veendum Chila Veettukaryangal Sheela
2000 Nadanpennum Naattupramaaniyum Gayathri's sister Extended Cameo
2000 Arayannangalude Veedu Geetha
2000 Kharaaksharangal
2001 Dany Anna
2002 Neythukaran Geetha
2002 Kanal Kireedam Soosie
2003 Arimpara Suma
2003 Kasthooriman Raji
2003 Varum Varunnu Vannu Saramma
2003 Ivar Mrs.Hakkim
2003 Pattanathil Sundaran Sasidharan's wife
2003 Manassinakkare Rosikutty
2004 Udayam Lalitha
2004 Pravaasam Amminikutty
2004 Kanninum Kannadikkum Radha
2004 Vettam Gopalakrishnan's sister
2004 Black Sheela
2005 Naran Kunnumal Santha
2006 Malamaal Weekly Lilaram's wife Hindi Film
2006 Vadakkumnadhan Latha
2006 Raashtram Thommi's sister
2006 Achante Ponnumakkal Meenakshi
2006 Vasthavam Pattam Raveendran's wife
2007 July 4 Gokul's mother Extended Cameo
2007 Hello Liza Extended Cameo
2007 Kanna Lady teacher Tamil Film
2007 Naalu Pennungal Street lady "Segment : The Prostitute"
2007 Paradesi Nabeesa
2007 Avan Chandiyude Makan Susanna
2008 Pachamarathanalil Beena
2008 Veruthe Oru Bharya Sugunan's superior officer
2008 Sound of Boot Rahul Krishna's mother
2009 Shudharil Shudhan Panki
2009 Angel John Sofiya's mother
2009 Swantham Lekhakan Dr. Malathi
2009 Puthiya Mukham Vanaja
2009 Kadha, Samvidhanam Kunchakko Kunchacko's sister
2009 Passenger Thankamma Rajan Nominated:-Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Malayalam
2009 Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded Hari's wife
2009 Kerala Cafe - A segment Makalku
2009 Venalmaram Deaf & Dumb's mother
2009 Meghatheertham Parvathi
2010 Sufi Paranja Katha Mainumma
2010 Rama Ravanan Maya
2010 Punyam Aham Naarayanan Unni's elder sister
2010 Nallavan Prosecutor Rajalakshmi
2010 The Waiting Room Shop keeper Hindi Film
2010 Oliver Twist Nun
2010 Plus Two Mollikutty
2011 Nadakame Ulakam Remani
2011 Sarkar Colony Thankam
2011 Pachuvum Kovalanum Anna
2012 Akam Porul Teacher
2012 Orange Pullachi
2012 Doctor Innocent aanu Subha lakshmi
2012 Bombay Mittayi
2012 Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal Maria Hindi Film
2013 English Saly
2013 Anavruthayaya Kaapalika -
2013 Telugabbai - Telugu Film
2013 Pakaram Devu Nandan
2013 Manikya Thamburattiyum Christmas Carolum -
2013 Kutteem Kolum Indu's mother
2013 Progress Report Arundathi
2013 Rangrezz Devyani Deshpande Hindi Film
2014 Konthayum Poonoolum Sethu's wife
2015 Sound Of Mortality Elsy Short film
2015 Perariyathavar Rema
2015 Ithinumappuram Leela Dhanapalan
2015 Rockstar Mariya
2015 Thilothama Ayisha
2016 Neril Aisha Short film
2016 White Sunny's wife
2016 Buddhanum Chaplinum Chirikkunnu Indraguptan's sister
2017 Kambhoji Narayani
2017 My School MP
2018 Kali -
2018 Kammara Sambhavam Bose's wife
2018 Mazhayathu
2019 Padmavyoohathila Abhimanyu -
2019 Muttayi Kallanum Mammaliyum -
2019 Kumbalangi Nights Herself Uncredited cameo
Archive footage from Seetha Kalyanam
2019 Finals Mini

Television projects[edit]

year Serial Channel Role Notes
Thyagam DD Malayalam
Charulatha DD Malayalam
Angaadipaattu DD Malayalam
Radhamritham DD Malayalam
1991 Oru Kudayum Kunjipengalum Doordarshan
2004 Rachiamma DD Malayalam Rachiamma Won, Best Actress Award at "Kaveri Film Critics Television Awards"
2005 Aalipazham Surya TV
2005 Kadamattathu Kathanar Asianet Chandravathi
2006 Samasya Amrita TV Won, Sathyan Memorial Awards2008 -Best Actress, Kerala State Television award 2006-Best Supporting Actress
2006 Jwalayayi DD Malayalam
2007-2010 Ente Manasaputhri Asianet Sandhya Won, Asianet Television awards 2008-Best Character Actress
2007 Velenkani Mathavu Surya TV Maria
2008 Kunjalimarakkar Asianet
2009-2012 Autograph Asianet Principal
2010 Devimahatmyam Asianet Sumangala Won, Asianet Television awards 2011-Best Character Actress
2011-2012 Rudraveena Surya TV Ambika / Ambalika
2012 Ramayanam Mazhavil Manorama Kaikeyi
2013 Makal Surya TV Vasundhara
2014-2016 Punarjani Surya TV Dr. Aashalatha
2016-2017 Mangalyapattu Mazhavil Manorama Chandana Shetty/Lakshmi
2017 Jagritha Amrita TV Ambika Devi
2018 Malarvadi Flowers TV Bella
2018–Present Seetha Kalyanam Asianet Ambikadevi a.k.a Saradananda Swamikal [8]
2019 Panchavadippalam Flowers TV Satyavathi
2019–Present Oridathoru Rajakumari Surya TV Urmila
Telefilm
  • Snehanilavu (Atmeeya Yathra) - telefilm
  • Makal (DD) - telefilm
  • Sreeeparvathiyude Paadham - telefilm

Advertisements[edit]

  • Glotex Liquid Blue
  • Cellini Dinner Set
  • Indulekha Hair Oil
  • Aakruti

As an anchor[edit]

  • Punyavazhiyiloode
  • Surya News

Albums[edit]

  • Kannamma

TV Shows[edit]

  • Asianet TV Award
  • Annie's Kitchen
  • Badayi Bunglavu
  • Chayakoottu
  • Chithrashalabham
  • Comedy Stars
  • Comedy Super Nite
  • Comedy Express
  • Comedy Tickets
  • Dance Party
  • Dream Drive
  • Don't Do Don't Do
  • Dr. Lakshmi Nairum Adukkalayil Ninnu Arangathekku
  • European Malayali Journal
  • Fast Track
  • Humorous Talk Show
  • Idea Star Singer
  • Ividinganannu Bhai
  • Junior Idol
  • Kitex Flowers TV Award
  • Kerala Talkies
  • Kerala Express
  • Munch Star Singer
  • Munch Dance Dance
  • Metromatinee
  • Malayali Bus
  • Njyattuvela
  • Onnum Onnum Monnu
  • Onakoottu
  • Priya Chithram
  • Ponnonatharam
  • Priyamanassukalil Suraj
  • Ponnonakoottu
  • Priya Chithram
  • Rananganam
  • Sarigama
  • Surya Challenge
  • Smart Show
  • Star @Style Plus
  • Super Dancer Junior
  • Sunrise Cafe
  • Sudhinam
  • Tharapakittu
  • Time Pass
  • Upperi
  • Vishu 2012
  • Veruthe Alla Bharya

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Hindu : Filmy glamour for pongala". Hinduonnet.com. 18 February 2003. Retrieved 31 August 2010.
  2. ^ "Mangalam-varika-18-Feb-2013". mangalamvarika.com. Retrieved 30 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 November 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Review: Plus Two is entertaining: Rediff.com Movies". movies.rediff.com. 16 August 2010. Retrieved 29 August 2010.
  5. ^ "Kerala News : TV critics' awards announced". The Hindu. 19 February 2005. Retrieved 31 August 2010.
  6. ^ "> News Headlines > Amrita TV shines at Kerala state TV awards". Indiantelevision.com. 8 May 2006. Retrieved 31 August 2010.
  7. ^ "Kerala / Thiruvananthapuram News : State television awards presented". The Hindu. 15 February 2007. Retrieved 31 August 2010.
  8. ^ https://www.tvguide.com/tvshows/seetha-kalyanam-story-so-far/cast/1249348/

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