Actress Sukumari

Nagercoil, Travancore
Pattikaada Pattanama ( Tamil )
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Actress Sukumari Movies List

Showing 1 to 10 of 11 movies
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Vetrimaran I.P.S
Vetrimaran I.P.S ( Tamil )
Artist: Mohanlal , Riyaz Khan , Sona , SaiKumar , Sukumari
Director: Major Ravi
Music Director: M.G. Shree Kumar
Release Date: 28-02-2014
Ponnar Shankar
Ponnar Shankar ( Tamil )
Director: R.Thyagarajan
Music Director: Ilayaraja
Release Date: 09-04-2011
Poovellam Un Vaasam
Director: S. Ezhil
Music Director: Vidyasagar
Release Date: 17-08-2001
Snehithiye ( Tamil )
Director: Priyadarshan
Music Director: Vidyasagar
Released Year: 2001
Poove Unnakagha
Poove Unnakagha ( Tamil )
Director: Vikraman
Music Director: SA. Rajkumar
Release Date: 15-02-1996
Arangetra Velai
Arangetra Velai ( Tamil )
Artist: Prabhu , Revathi , V.K.Ramasami , Janakaraj , Sukumari
Director: Fazil
Music Director: Ilayaraja
Released Year: 1990
Amara Kaviyam
Amara Kaviyam ( Tamil )
Director: Amirtham
Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Release Date: 24-04-1981
Bhadra Kaali
Bhadra Kaali ( Tamil )
Music Director: Ilayaraja
Release Date: 10-12-1976
Pattum Barathamum
Pattum Barathamum ( Tamil )
Director: P.Madhavan
Music Director: MS Viswanathan
Release Date: 06-12-1975
Vasantha Maaligai
Vasantha Maaligai ( Tamil )
Director: K.S.Prakashrao
Music Director: K.V. Mahadevan
Release Date: 29-10-1972
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Showing 1 to 10 of 11 movies

Actress Sukumari Biography

Sukumari is an Indian actress from Kerala who has primarily acted in Malayalam and Tamil movies. She has been acting since she was 10 years old and has acted in different roles and languages. The total number of her movies is presumed to be about 2,000 movies. Even after having entertained generations with diverse tastes, she is still a much sought-after actress.

She was born in Nagercoil in 1940. Sukumari is a first cousin of the Travancore Sisters, Lalitha, Padmini and Ragini (their mothers are sisters). She learned dance with the sisters and mastered danceforms like Keralanadanam, Kathakali and Bharathanatyam. She went for an all-India tour with the sisters. Sukumari was noticed by a director when she went to the sets of a film with Padmini, and she debuted in the lead role in the Tamil film Orarivu. She was married to Director A. Bhimsingh until he died when she was barely 30. She acted in various Malayalam films of the black and white age, like Chettathi, Kusruthikkuttan, Kunjali Marakkar, Thacholi Othenan, Yakshi and Karinizhal. She became popular in the later years by acting in various films of Priyadarshan like Poochakkoru Mookkuthi, Oodarathuammava Aalariyam, Boeing Boeing and Vandanam. She was also noticed in various films directed by Balachandra Menon like Manicheppu Thurannappol and Karyan Nissaram. In later years she did a major role in Nizhalkkuthu(2002) directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan. She has also done many mother roles and many of them are well-noted. She has acted in films in Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi, and used her own voice in all languages without using dubbing artists. She is still actively involved in films, TV Serials and stage dramas.

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