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Subhalekha Sudhakar

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Subhalekha Sudhakar
Suravajhala Sudhakar

(1960-11-19) 19 November 1960 (age 63)
Occupation(s)Actor, voice actor
Years active1982 – present
(m. 1989)

Suravajhala Sudhakar (born 19 November 1960), known by his stage name Subhalekha Sudhakar, is an Indian actor who worked in Telugu and Tamil language films. Sudhakar's first Telugu film Subhalekha (1982) gained him wide recognition through which he obtained his screen name.[1] He went onto appear in a variety of roles in films such as Rendu Jella Sita (1983), Sitaara (1984), Siva (1989), Prema Zindabad (1990), Nirnayam (1992), Chitram Bhalare Vichitram (1991), Nesam (1997), Dongaata (1997), Chinnabbayi (1997), and Aa Naluguru (2004).[2]

Sudhakar has appeared in over 200 films in Telugu, in addition to a few in Tamil. Following his stint in cinema, he subsequently moved to television.[3] Some of his notable television series in Tamil include Chithi, Anni, Kolangal and Thendral. He has received the Nandi TV Award for the Telugu serial Mamathala Kovela.[4] He also received an award for Thendral where he acted as a disabled person.[5]

Early life and career[edit]

Sudhakar was born as Suravajhala Sudhakar on 19 November 1960. After his graduation, Sudhakar moved to Madras to pursue a full time career in films. He gave several auditions and was selected for K. Viswanath's film Subhalekha. While shooting for the film, he also shot for the Tamil film Thunai (1982) which released earlier. However, he gained recognition among the Telugu audience with Subhalekha, thereby gaining his screen name "Subhalekha" Sudhakar.[1][6]

He is noted for his comical and supporting actor roles in films.[7]

Personal life[edit]

He married playback singer S. P. Sailaja, sister of noted singer and actor S. P. Balasubrahmanyam in December 1989, and the couple has a son.[8]



  1. ^ a b "Versatility is his forte". Neeraja Murthy. The Hindu. 22 September 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Subhalekha Sudhakar". nettv4u.com. Retrieved 24 October 2015.
  3. ^ "My first Break – Subhalekha Sudhakar". The Hindu. 4 March 2010. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Subhalekha Sudhakar gets TV Nandi". New Indian Express. 13 November 2012. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Drama Awards". The Hindu. 19 August 2011. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  6. ^ "భళారే… 'శుభలేఖ' సుధాకర్!". NTV (in Telugu). 19 November 2021. Archived from the original on 13 January 2022.
  7. ^ "Subhalekha Sudhakar's Profile". www.altiusdirectory.com. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
  8. ^ "'We have our share of highs and lows'". The Hindu. 8 June 2004. Archived from the original on 8 May 2005. Retrieved 14 August 2015.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)

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