Uma (actress)

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Uma Shankari
Born Uma Shankari Rajendra Babu
Other names Umashankari
Occupation Film actress
Years active 2000–2007
Spouse(s) H. Dushyanth (m. 2006)[1]
Parent(s) D. Rajendra Babu, Sumithra
Family Nakshatra (younger sister)

Uma is an Indian film actress who appeared in regional Indian language films.

Career[edit]

In 2006, she appeared in Sakthi Chidambaram's Kovai Brothers opposite Sibiraj, featuring as Sathyaraj's sister and also featured in Thodamaley alongside newcomers. She also acts in a few serials like Chikamma (the remake of the famous Tamil serial "Chithi" in Kannada) and Valli (a new Tamil Serial).[2]

Personal life[edit]

Uma was born to D. Rajendra Babu, a commercial director in Kannada films, and actress Sumithra, who appeared in regional Indian films. Her younger sister, Nakshatra, made her debut with the film Doo in 2011. Alongside films, she studied B.A, English literature in Indira Gandhi Open University.[3][4]

She eventually married software engineer H. Dushyanth in Bangalore on 15 June 2006 and opted against signing any more films thereafter.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2000 Veeranadai Poomayil Tamil
Vaanavil Uma Tamil
2001 Ammo Bomma Lakshmi Telugu
Kalakalappu Tamil
Navvuthu Bathakalira Sarala Telugu
Kadal Pookkal Kayal Tamil
2002 Kuberan Gauri Malayalam
Vasanthamalika Nandhini Malayalam
Thilakam Maya Malayalam
2003 Chokka Thangam Maragatham Tamil
Soori Rishaba / Priya Tamil
Vikadan Kaveri Tamil
Saphalam Gracey Malayalam
Kalyana Ramudu Kalyani's sister Telugu
2004 Rightaa Thappaa Viji Tamil
Thendral Thamaraiselvi Tamil
Ee Snehatheerathu Gayathri Malayalam
Swamy Seetha,
Geetha
Telugu
2005 Amudhey Vinaya Tamil
Selvam Thendral Tamil
2006 Uppi Dada M.B.B.S. - Kannada
Kovai Brothers Ganesh's sister Tamil
Thodamaley Manju Tamil
Ilakkanam Kayalvizhi Tamil
Kallarali Hoovagi Noor Jahan Kannada
Adaikalam Thamizh Tamil
2007 Manikanda Lakshmi M. Singh Tamil
Rasigar Mandram - Tamil
2013 Munsif - Kannada

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Actress Uma's Wedding Reception". www.indiaglitz.com. Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Uma's hope". www.indiaglitz.com. Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Behindwoods- Thendral Uma Interview:". www.behindwoods.com. Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Another star daughter enters Kollywood". www.indiaglitz.com. Retrieved 7 January 2015.